Cuba May Seek Permission To Re-Enter The OAS Fold

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CaribWorldNews, SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras, Thurs. June 4, 2009: After 47 years, Cuba could be readmitted to the Organization of American States. A vote by acclamation on Wednesday by members of the OAS gathered at the 39th general assembly in Honduras saw members supporting a move to re-allow Cuba to […]

Caribbean Swine Flu Cases Continue To Grow

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 4, 2009: The number of swine flu cases in the Caribbean continues to grow with latest World Health Organization figures putting the total close to 20. The Dominican Republic has seen a recent increase in influenza A(H1N1) infection cases, leading the region now with […]

Slain New York Cop To Be Laid To Rest Today

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. June 4, 2009: A Panamanian American cop, shot to death by another in an apparent case of mistaken identify,  will be laid to rest today. Officer Omar Edwards, 25, is set to be buried following a 10 a.m. funeral service this morning at the Our Lady […]

Laundering Charge Dismissed Against Husband Of Bermuda Pol.

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CaribWorldNews, MORRISTOWN, NJ, Thurs. June 4, 2009: Charges of money laundering were on Wednesday dismissed against the husband of a Bermudan politician and two other men. The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office dismissed the charges against Dennis Pamplin, 59, of New Rochelle, N.Y., Mark Small, 31, of Elmont, N.Y., and Ronald […]

Jamaican Cops Fired For Ties To Lottery Scam

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. June 4, 2009: They are meant to uphold the law but authorities claim 10 Jamaican cops had ties to an international lottery scam that has been bilking many Americans. The officers are accused of recruiting a civilian to pose as a police officer as part of […]

White House Proclamation Comes On Heels Of CWNN Query

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 3, 2009: A Caribbean American Heritage Month proclamation was on Tuesday issued by the White House, a day after a CaribWorldNews query of administration’s plans for the month. It comes after CWNN Tuesday questioned whether the White House under President Barack Obama was ignoring the […]

Haitian Among Four Others Charged Anew In Terror Plot

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 3, 2009: Haitian national Laguerre Payen was among four others slapped with new charges for a May New York terror plot Tuesday. Federal prosecutors in New York yesterday unveiled new charges against Payen as well as accused ringleader, James Cromitie and David Williams and […]

High Level Of Undercount Among Afro-Caribbean New Yorkers

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 3, 2009: New York City planning officials on Tuesday admitted that there was a very high percentage of Afro-Caribbean New Yorkers who are undercounted mainly because they do not fill out the Census form. The disclosure came at a press briefing hosted by officials […]

Virginia Group Asked For Info. On Carib News Event

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 3, 2009: A Virginia-based policy center says it has been asked by the House Ethics Committee to provide `documented violations of House Rules that prohibit corporate sponsorship of travel and hospitality` relating to the Carib News Foundation business conference in the Caribbean. The National Legal […]

Jamaica: Some Teen Girls Have Multiple Sex Partners

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. June 3, 2009: Some fourteen-year-old girls in Jamaica have had up to six sexual partners, a new study claims. The study examining risky sexual behaviour of children under the age of 14 by the island`s Ministry of Health`s National HIV/STI Programme, made the startling claim this […]