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U.S. Lauds Antigua Ahead Of Independence

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Sat. Oct. 30, 2010: The U.S. is lauding the people of Antigua and Barbuda as they get ready to mark 29 years of independence on November 1st. `The strong economic, cultural, and historic ties that bind our nations are further strengthened by our shared commitment to promoting democracy and human rights,` the State Department said in a ...

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Dominican National Charged With Identity Theft, Illegal Re-Entry

CaribWorldNews, PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sat. Oct. 30, 2010: A Dominican Republic native who was deported in December 2009 after having been convicted of drug trafficking pleaded not guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Providence to charges of identity theft and falsely representing his citizenship at the Rhode Island Registry of Motor Vehicles. Odelin Enrique Medrano, 28, was also charged in ...

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Farewell Brother David

From Bevan SpringerNew York Amsterdam News CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 29, 2010: Growing up in Barbados, my peers and I shared a passion for sports and a keen interest in local, regional and international politics. We would debate the issues of the day, the ideological differences between political groupings – which party supported the working class and which ...

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17th Annual FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show Is a Great Success

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Delegates from all over the world and every facet within the private and public sectors, along with roughly 100 cruise executives, began to gather in Santo Domingo on Monday, October 25th for the FCCA Conference & Trade Show.  The start of the Conference was marked by the FCCA Golf Classic, which brought ...

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Bajans Begin Saying Goodbye To Former PM

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. Oct. 29, 2010: Thousands of Bajans yesterday stood in long lines, enduring rain and sun, for a chance to bid adieu to their beloved Prime Minister, David Thompson. The first of five days of public viewing opened yesterday in the East Wing of the country`s Parliament. The body of the 48 year-old leader, who passed away ...

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Haiti`s Dead On Electoral List But Election Remains A Go

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Oct. 29, 2010: The names of many who died in Haiti`s devastating earthquake of January 12th remain on the electoral list as the country prepares for the Presidential Elections on November 28, 2010. This was disclosed in Washington, D.C. this week by Chief of the Joint OAS-CARICOM Electoral Observation Mission in Haiti, Ambassador Colin Granderson. Granderson ...

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Conference Concludes That Haiti’s Health Care System Must Be Improved

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 29, 2010: Haiti has a disjointed, dysfunctional health system incapable of responding to the needs of the Haitian population, with a `mish mosh` of service providers and services that are unequal and uneven. That was revealed recently at a three-day health conference in Haiti sponsored by the National-Haitian American Health Alliance (NHAHA). The conference ...

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17th Annual FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show Is a Great Success

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Delegates from all over the world and every facet within the private and public sectors, along with roughly 100 cruise executives, began to gather in Santo Domingo on Monday, October 25th for the FCCA Conference & Trade Show. The start of the Conference was marked by the FCCA Golf Classic, which brought ...

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Brooklyn Day Declared For Barbados-Born Detective

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. Oct. 29, 2010: A Barbados-born detective who has shot to fame after bravely taking on a would-be robber at a hair salon she was patronizing, yesterday got her own day in Brooklyn. `Detective Feris `Jonesy` Jones Recognition Day in Brooklyn, USA` was declared by Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz on October 28, 2010. Markowitz also presented the ...

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RIM Introduces the BlackBerry Torch Smartphone in the Caribbean

Combines a Full Touch Screen Experience with an Easy-To-Use BlackBerry Keyboard; First to Feature New BlackBerry 6 with Rich WebKit Browser  October 27, 2010 – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today introduced the BlackBerry® Torch™ 9800 smartphone in the Caribbean region. Ideal for socially connected consumers and packed with the tools business customers love, it’s the world’s ...

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