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President Of Philly Caribbean Carnival Dead

CaribWorldNews, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Mon. Sept. 21, 2009: The founder of the Philly Caribbean Carnival is set to be laid to rest tomorrow. The Trinidad-born Jerome Henry passed away on September 15th. Henry was part of the group that formed the Philadelphia Multi-Cultural Carnival Association in 1999 to bring carnival to the state of Pennsylvania.  He was instrumental in organizing the ...

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DR-Born Giants Baseball Prospect Suspected Of Murder

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 21, 2009: A 19-year-old Dominican Republic-born baseball prospect for the San Francisco Giants is suspected of murder. Angel Villalona, the Giants first base prospect who was given the largest signing bonus at $2.1 million, has turned himself into authorities in the Dominican Republic in the alleged murder of a 25-year-old DR man. DR police ...

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Belizean New Yorker Honored

By Oscar RamjeetSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Mon. Sept. 21, 2009: A New York-based Belize national was among 18 others honored over the weekend at the country`s annual national awards ceremony. Compton Fairweather, who has been living in New York for several decades, was awarded the country`s second highest award, the Order of Belize. Fairweather was the head of ...

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Belize Introduces Immigration Amnesty

By Oscar RamjeetSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Sat. Sept. 19, 2009:  The government of Belize has introduced a long term immigration policy which includes an amnesty program. Minister of National Security, Carlos Perdomo, made the disclosure yesterday at a swearing in ceremony at the George Price Centre for 35 news citizens. Perdomo said the move is to ensure that ...

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U.S. Lauds Saint Kitts And Nevis On Independence Day

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Sat. Sept. 19, 2009: U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, yesterday paid tribute to the federation of St. Kitts and Nevis as the islands get ready to celebrate its independence today. `On behalf of the people of the United States, I extend my congratulations to the people of St. Kitts and Nevis as they celebrate 26 ...

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Barclays Under Fire Over Cayman Island Deal

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Sept. 18, 2009: Barclays bank has come under fire over a $12 billion Cayman Island deal. The deal will see the bank`s toxic debt being transferred to an offshore company in the British-dependent island. The fund is being managed by 45 of its former staffers, Guardian UK reports indicate. It will be called the Protium fund ...

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Britain`s Caribbean-born AG Under Investigation

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. Sept. 18, 2009: The Dominca-born, UK attorney general now faces an investigation by the the UK Border Agency for her hiring of an undocumented migrant. Baroness Patricia Scotland will have to surrender all paperwork relating to the employment of her recently fired Tongan housekeeper, Loloahi Tapui. `The UK Border Agency will conduct this investigation as they ...

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Former Pastoral Minister Indicted For Sexually Abusing Haitian Boys

CaribWorldNews, HARTFORD, CT, Fri. Sept. 18, 2009: An American national who once seemed like a savior to some Haitian street children was on Thursday indicted in Connecticut for sexually abusing nine Haitian boys at a school he founded. Douglas Perlitz, 39, a pastoral minister, volunteer and founder of the Project Pierre Toussaint school in Cap-Haitien, Haiti, was this week indicted ...

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That Caribbean Court Of Justice

By Oscar RamjeetSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Weds. Sept. 16, 2009: There seems to be a glimmer of hope for a few more countries to join the Appellate Jurisdiction of the Caribbean Court of Justice. After five years and five months since its establishment on April 12, 2004, no other country has joined Guyana and Barbados to make the ...

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Talks On Direct Mail Service Between Cuba And U.S. Underway

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Sept. 18, 2009: President Barack Obama may have renewed the Cuba embargo but his administration is looking to make further changes in its relationship with Cuba. The U.S. State Department has revealed that talks aimed at re-establishing direct mail service between the two countries have begun. A US delegation led by the deputy assistant secretary of ...

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