Team Jamaica Bickle Kicks Off Early Fundraiser

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CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Weds. Dec. 23, 2009: The Queens, New York-based non-profit, Team Jamaica Bickle, which has continuously aided athletes, including top Olympian Usain Bolt, during their performance at the annual Penn Relays, is kicking off its annual fundraiser early this year. TJB is inviting fans to join its first […]

CaribPR Wire Unveils Brand New Website

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Carib PR Newswire, NEW YORK, NY, Dec. 22, 2009: CaribPR Wire, the official PR wire of the Caribbean and partner of the PR New Wire, yesterday unveiled a brand new website with new features and technology that matches the company`s growth. The new site at http://caribpr.com/, marks a significant upgrade […]

Caribbean Sees Rise In Permanent Visa For 2009

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Dec. 22, 2009: More Caribbean nationals became green card holders or permanent residents in 2009 compared to the previous year, a CaribWorldNews analysis has revealed. Latest U.S. State Department data analyzed show more Caribbean nationals were able to adjust their status to legal residents this year, […]

Haitian Woman Gets Paid

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Dec. 22, 2009: A Haitian-born former detainee has been paid US$47,500 by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security after being denied treatment while in custody. The woman, identified only as `Rosemarie M` in court documents, was denied treatment for uterine fibroid, according to Tania Galloni, an […]

Volcanic Ashfall Continues Over Montserrat

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CaribWorldNews, BRADES, Montserrat, Tues. Dec. 22, 2009: Volcanic activity is continuing in Montserrat with heavy ash fall occurring yesterday and over the weekend. The Montserrat Volcano Observatory says the ash fall continues in many inhabited areas of north-western Montserrat including Old Towne, Salem, Flemmings, Friths, Olveston, Woodlands and St Peters. […]

Dominican Republic Authorities Bust Dozens In Drug Raid

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CaribWorldNews, SANTO DOMINGO, DR, Tues. Dec. 22, 2009: Authorities in the Dominican Republic have detained close to 200 people following a drug raid late Sunday. Dominican Republic`s chief of the National Police and Drug Control, General Rolando Rosado, said in a statement that many known and new drug dealers were […]

Dominica Election `Transparent` – CARICOM Observers

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CaribWorldNews, ROSEAU, Dominica, Tues. Dec. 22, 2009: A CARICOM Electoral Observer Mission is lauding the just-concluded election in the Commonwealth of Dominica as `transparent` and `a true reflection of the people.` The statement comes on the same day Dominica`s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, was sworn in for another term after […]

Grenadian Group Brings Christmas Cheers For Brooklyn Kids

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Dec. 22, 2009: There were early Christmas cheers this weekend for scores of Grenadian children living in Brooklyn, New York. The occasion was the second annual GoGetters Children Christmas party at the Marcus Garvey Cultural Centre on Church Avenue on Sunday. Many children accompanied by […]

Buju Banton`s Label Breaks Silence – CaribWorldNews Exclusive

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 18, 2009: President of Buju Banton`s record label, Tracii McGregor, is urging the world to remember that the `Rasta Got Soul` singer is `innocent until proven guilty.` In an exclusive interview with CaribWorldNews Friday, McGregor, the head of Buju`s Gargamel Music, Inc., warned against […]

Guyanese Charged With Human Smuggling

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Dec. 18, 2009: A 52-year-old Guyanese woman was yesterday indicted by a Texas grand jury for her role in smuggling four Indian nationals into the U.S. Annita Devi Gerald, aka Annita Rampersad, was on Thursday charged in a nine-count indictment by a federal grand jury in […]