Puerto Rican Boxer Sued For Sexual Harassment

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CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Weds. Dec. 9, 2009: Former Puerto Rican WBO welterweight champion, Miguel Ángel Cotto Vázquez, is being sued for sexual harassment by a woman who admits she had a sexual relationship with him. Martha Chacon Acevedo filed the suit in federal court in Puerto Rico claiming […]

Grenada Tourism Chief Suspended

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CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Weds. December 9, 2009: Grenada`s Tourism Board Director, William Joseph, was yesterday suspended for two weeks. Joseph`s suspension came due to his failure to greet the inaugural flight to the Caribbean island by Canadian-based Sunwing Airlines Inc. on Nov. 23rd. Board chairman Richard Strachan says the […]

Jail Time Reduced For Cuban Spy

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Dec. 9, 2009: A 46-year-old Cuban spy has had his jail time in a U.S. penitentiary reduced from life in prison. A federal judge in Miami on Tuesday handed the lesser sentence of 30 years to Ramon Labanino, tossing out the life sentence as unduly harsh. […]

`The Phenomenal Woman` – T&T`s Ambassador To The U.S.

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By Lynette M. Lashley, Ph.D.Special To CWNN CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Dec. 9, 2009: According to Maya Angelou, `A woman who is convinced that she deserves to accept only the best, challenges herself to give the best. Then, she is living phenomenally.`  That description truly sums up Trinidad and Tobago`s […]

Former Attorney Of Guyana Drug Dealer Jailed

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Sat. Dec. 5, 2009: A former attorney of jailed Guyana drug dealer Shaheed Roger Kahn will spend the next 168 months of his life in prison for witness tampering in the drug dealer`s case. Attorney Robert Simels, 62, was on Friday, Dec. 4th, jailed by District Judge […]

Caribbean Tourism: Does Numbers Tell The Real Picture?

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CaribWorldNews, RODNEY BAY VILLAGE, St. Lucia, Fri. Dec. 4, 2009: Is too much emphasis being put on tourism statistics by Caribbean governments and not enough on truly measuring the growth and sustainability of the tourism sector? The issue was the focus of the opening session this morning as delegates gathered […]

‘Climate Friendly’ Caribbean Unveiling For CMEx

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CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, Thurs. Dec. 3, 2009: A landmark announcement on declaring certain Caribbean destinations ‘climate friendly’ will be made at the Caribbean Media Exchange on Sustainable Tourism (CMEx) meeting in Saint Lucia from December 3 to 7, 2009. ‘We will show how European and other travelers from wealthier […]

U.S. Widens The Net To Allen Stanford`s U.S. Clients

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Dec. 3, 2009: Who were the U.S. clients of R. Allen Stanford and were they evading U.S. taxes? The U.S. Justice Department wants to know. The DOJ on Wednesday applied to a federal court for an order that would authorize the Internal Revenue Service to get […]