Caribbean Community Resolute In Call For Reform Of International Financial Institutions

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CaribWorldNews, GREATER GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. April 27, 2010:  Leaders of the Caribbean Community, CARICOM, have reiterated their support for the reform of international financial institutions. Addressing the opening of the inaugural one-day CARICOM-Brazil Summit in Brasilia, Brazil on Monday, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerritt of Dominica and Chair of the Community, […]

Above Normal Hurricane Season Forecast

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CaribWorldNews, RALEIGH, North Carolina, Tues. April 27, 2010: Researchers at the North Carolina State University are predicting an above normal hurricane season for 2010. Dr. Lian Xie, professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences, and collaborators Dr. Montserrat Fuentes, professor of statistics, and graduate student Danny Modlin, say 2010 should […]

New York Clergy To Lead Prayer For Immigration Reform NOW

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. April 27, 2010: A group of New York churches will come together this afternoon in Brooklyn to pray for immigration reform now.Churches United to Save and Heal, (CUSH), say they will reach across denominational lines to speak in a collective voice on `Comprehensive Immigration Reform.`  CUSH, […]

Is The Caribbean` Global Profile Diminishing?

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By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. April 27, 2010: In recent weeks my friend and colleague, Sir Ronald Sanders, has written more than once about what he and others regard as the failure so far of Caribbean politicians to defend strenuously the economic interests of industries like rum, sugar […]

Bolt Mania Strikes Penn Relays

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CaribWorldNews, PHILADEPHIA, PA, Mon. April 26, 2010: The loud screams, horn toots and whistles that spewed from many of the 54,000 largely Jamaican fans packed in to Franklin Field Saturday for the 116th running of the annual Penn Relays marked the entry not of the U.S. President but of the […]

Jamaican High Schools Shine At Penn Relays

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CaribWorldNews, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Mon. April 26, 2010: High schools from Jamaica were among the top winners of the just concluded running of the Penn Relays, held from Thursday April 22-24, 2010. Jamaica`s boys took the top four spots in the High School Boys` 4×100 Championship of Americas.  Odean Skeen, Dwayne […]

More Debt Relief For Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Mon. April 26, 2010: U.N. agency, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, has joined other agencies in approving a debt-relief package for disaster-stricken Haiti. Kanayo Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, said the net present value of Haiti`s debt to IFAD is US$50.7 […]

Jamaica Murder Rate Climbs To 500

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. April 26, 2010: Jamaica’s murder rate so far this year has reached 500, putting it on par with the same period of last year. The number of homicides so far for 2010 climbed Sunday morning after gunmen killed five people execution-style in a troubled area of […]