Haiti Rebuilding Must Also Focus On People – Workshop

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CaribWorldNews, CORAL GABLES, FL, Fri. Mar. 26, 2010: Rebuilding efforts must not only focus on providing shelter and services but also on strengthening the resilience of the Haitian people and their communities to future earthquakes and other natural hazards. That`s the word from a recent workshop on `Rebuilding for Resilience: […]

Surinamese Re-Elected Assistant Secretary General Of The OAS

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Mar. 25, 2010: The Suriname-born Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States was on Wednesday returned to his post. Ambassador Albert R. Ramdin, was re-elected yesterday to a second five-year term following an election held during the Thirty-Ninth Special Session of the OAS General […]

Haitian Writer Named Artist For Peace

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Mar. 25, 2010: A Haitian writer has been named an artist for peace by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Frankétienne was given the recognition for his contribution to French-language literature, his commitment to preserving Haitian culture and his contribution to the promotion of […]

Caribbean American Congresswoman Lauds Health Care Reform Law

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Mar. 24, 2010: Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, yesterday lauded the historic Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that passed the House Sunday night and was signed into law by President Obama Tuesday. `I was both overjoyed and honored to witness history as the President […]

Rihanna For Nickelodeon Kids` Choice Awards

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CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Weds. Mar, 24, 2010: Bajan Grammy-winning star Rihanna is among the top acts set for this year`s Nickelodeon Kids` Choice Awards. The singer, whose `Rude Boy` this week hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, is set to perform for the throngs of screaming […]

Several Latin American Firms Sanctioned For Corruption

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CaribWorldNews, CANCÚN, México, Weds. Mar. 24, 2010: Sixteen Latin American firms have been sanctioned for alleged fraud and corruption by the Inter-American Development Bank. The Bank this week applied 52 sanctions – 36 to individuals and 16 to firms – as a result of 152 investigations of alleged fraud and […]

Jamaica To Let Haitian Quake Victims Stay

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Mar. 24, 2010: Jamaica is set to ensure over five dozen Haitians who arrived on the island early Tuesday morning from the earthquake-stricken island. Jamaica`s Minister With Responsibility For Information, Daryl Vaz, said provisions are in place for the 62-Hatians who arrived to be duly processed […]

Bajan Gets 10 Years For Killing Canadian

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. Mar. 24, 2010: A 25-year-old Barbados national will spend the next 10 years of his life in jail for the 2009 killing of a Canadian national. Curtis Joel Foster was this week jailed for the Feb. 28, 2009, slaying of Ottawa resident Terry Schwarzfeld. Foster reportedly […]