Jamaica PM Says No Gay Marriage Under His Watch

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: Jamaica`s Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, has slammed the door shut on same sex marriage on the island. Golding this week insisted the Jamaican parliament will not recognize same-sex marriage; at least not while has the reins. Golding, in opening parliamentary debate on a […]

Drug Plane Explodes Over Bonaire

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CaribWorldNews, ORANJESTAD, Aruba, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: A single-engine plane reportedly carrying narcotics, this week exploded over the tiny Dutch island of Bonaire. Netherlands Antilles Coast Guard said the plane caught fire and exploded over the Caribbean Sea near the island late Tuesday. Several bales of drugs were found floating […]

Hard Beat CEO For Florida Diversity Forum

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CaribPR Wire, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: Hard Beat CEO, Felicia Persaud, will be among the diversity experts in South Florida today as the Advertising Federation Of Greater Fort Lauderdale puts the spotlight on niche markets. Persaud will be one of two experts focusing on the Caribbean markets, […]

Guyanese-Owned Company Turns 10

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CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Thurs. Oct., 15, 2009: Guyanese Roxanne Sookhai is celebrating 10 years in business. Sookhai`s Unique Professional Creation, Inc. has been around a decade already and this weekend, the unique cake maker and interior designer will mark the milestone with an open house. All are invited to join […]

Barbados Gets A Downgrade

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009: Barbados may have gotten a high quality of living stamp but its bond rating was yesterday downgraded to the brink of junk. Moody`s Investors Service on Tuesday lowered the Barbados government bond rating to the brink of junk territory, stating that the […]

Buju Banton Meets Gay Critics

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CaribWorldNews, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009: Jamaican reggae singer Buju Banton, whose concerts have been targeted for cancellation by gay activists, this week sat down with some of his critics. Banton met with fur members of San Francisco`s gay community Monday afternoon for 40-minutes to discuss his `troubling […]

Stanford Due In Court In Houston Today

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009:  Disgraced financier and cricket entrepreneur, Sir Allen Stanford, is set for court in Houston today. Stanford and three other defendants are due in federal court in Houston for a status hearing today, Oct. 14th. The hearing as U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday asked a […]

Not Guilty Says Accused In PanAm Hijacking

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 14, 3009: A 66-year-old man, accused in the hijacking of a 1968 Pan American flight to Cuba, yesterday insisted he is innocent. Luis Armando Pena Soltren appeared in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday to answer charges stemming from his involvement in the hijacking of […]

TEMPO TV Turns 4

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CaribWorldNews, NEWARK, NJ, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009:  Caribbean TV channel, Tempo, is turning four. TEMPO founder, chairman and CEO,  Frederick A. Morton, Jr., says in celebration of the fourth anniversary, Tempo will partner with the Virgin Islands government on an upcoming TEMPO Turns 4 concert. The event is scheduled for […]

Count Down Begins To CMEx St. Lucia

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CaribWorldNews, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009:  Media mavens and communications connoisseurs, most of them women, are planning to converge on Saint Lucia to discuss climate change and tourism outreach to multicultural communities in December. Several top communications specialists from the Caribbean, North America and Europe are offering messages of […]