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The Upcoming CARICOM Heads Of Govt. Summit

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. June 30, 2009: In a few days time, Caribbean heads of government will meet in Georgetown, Guyana. There they will try to address an ever-increasing list of unresolved issues. This will be an important moment as many in the region and beyond will be watching to see whether the participants can reconcile their ever ...

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Michael Jackson`s Doctor A Trini?

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 29, 2009: The cardiologist who was on Saturday questioned by police investigating the death of musical legend, Michael J. Jackson, was reportedly born in Trinidad and Tobago. Dr. Conrad Robert Murray, 51, was born in San Juan, Trinidad and migrated with his family to the U.S. when he was in fifth standard, according to ...

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Four Nabbed For Porn

CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Mon. June 29, 2009: Four men, from four different municipalities in Puerto Rico, have been arrested for transferring obscene material to a minor via the Internet. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency identified the men as Walter Madera-Ortiz, 55, of Aguadilla,Orlando Diaz-Aviles, 45, of Naguabo; Jorge Galarza-Dones, 48, of San Lorenzo,  and Emeterio Santiago-Maldonado, ...

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U.S., OAS Condemn Coup In Honduras

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. June 29, 2009: The U.S. government and The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States are both condemning a coup d`etat in Honduras and demanding the immediate and unconditional return of President José Manuel Zelaya Rosales to his constitutional duties. Zelaya was arrested by members of his army following a stand-off between his security force ...

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Former Antigua Commish In Stanford Case Under House Arrest

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Mon. June 29, 2009: Leroy King, the former Antiguan financial regulator accused in the alleged $7 billion swindle by Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford is now under house arrest. King, who was fired from his post last Tuesday and arrested Wednesday was released on about US$190,800 bail Friday but placed under house arrest. He is required ...

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Wyclef Gets Another Humanitarian Award

CaribWorldNews, LOSA ANGELES, CA, Mon. June 29, 2009: Haitian-born Grammy Award-winning singer, Wyclef Jean, last night accepted the 2009 Humanitarian Award of the Year from BET Awards. The Haiti Goodwill ambassador was honored for his role in giving back to his native land, through his Yele Haiti foundation. Jean used the opportunity to encourage all to go after their dreams. ...

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Sir Allen Remanded To Jail

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Fri. June 26, 2009: Sir Allen Stanford was yesterday remanded to jail despite his plea of innocence in a Houston court. A judge set bail at US$500,000 ahead of the businessman`s August 25th trial but Stanford must remain in custody pending a government appeal. The Texas-born American, turned naturalized Antigua citizen, faces 21 charges related to an ...

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Drug Seizures In Caribbean On A Small Scale

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 26, 2009: Narco-trafficking may be a problem for the Caribbean according to U.S. drug reports but compared to the rest of the world, the Caribbean represented the region where only the fifth largest cocaine busts were made in 2007. That’s according to 2009 The World Drug Report, released this week by the United Nations ...

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New Caribbean Business Conference Announced As Ethics Committee Probes Trips By Lawmakers

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 26, 2009: The venue for the 14th Caribbean Multi-National Business Conference has been announced even as the House ethics committee announced it would look into Caribbean trips taken to the event by five congressional law makers in 2007 and 2008. The New York Carib News, which hosts the annual event, said on their website that ...

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