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Jamaican Man Shot Dead By Cops

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. June 8, 2010: A Twenty-three year-old man was fatally shot by Jamaican cops after he and a group of gunmen challenged the police in a shootout in Spanish Town, St. Catherine. Ewan Cunningham of Old Harbour Road, Spanish Town reportedly challenged the cops to a gun battle Sunday. Reports indicate that about 5:20 p.m. Sunday, a ...

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Cocaine Seized Near Aruba

CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Tues. June 8, 2010: U.S. authorities yesterday seized 3,269 pounds of cocaine near the Dutch dependent territory of Aruba. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said they seized the drugs some 34 miles northwest of the capital of the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba from a rusty Panama-flagged fishing boat and arrested five Honduran crew members. ...

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Trinidad & Tobago Gets 26-Member Cabinet

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. June 8, 2010: The People`s Partnership coalition government in Trinidad and Tobago, led by Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar, on Friday revealed a 26-member Cabinet team. Among those taking the oath before President George Maxwell Richards was the Vice President of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), Austin Jack Warner, who is also chairman of ...

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Obama’s New U.S. National Security Strategy And The Caribbean

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. June 8, 2010: On May 27 President Obama sent a new U.S. national security strategy to Congress. The language it contains and his subsequent remarks not only represent a repudiation of the world view of his predecessor, but make clear that he and those who advise him have recognised that the world has changed and co-operation ...

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HBO Cinemax East Now Branded MAX in the Caribbean

MIAMI, June 7 /PRNewswire/ — HBO Latin America Group announced that during the month of June enhancements in the Premium package will take place. Cinemax East will now be branded as MAX, targeting film lovers and visual art connoisseurs. `Once again, HBO demonstrates its leadership in Premium television, providing subscribers with a daring, fresh and innovative offer. MAX will allow ...

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Families Should Create a Hurricane Survival Plan, PADF Says

  ‘Active’ hurricane season is predicted for Caribbean, Central America WASHINGTON, May 31 /PRNewswire/ — On the eve of what is predicted to be one of the worst Atlantic hurricane seasons in years, the Pan American Development Foundation is urging residents in Central America and the Caribbean to put together emergency plans. (Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100211/DC53912LOGO ) “Families need to put together ...

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Vale Inco Announces Name Change to Vale

TORONTO, May 27 /PRNewswire/ — Vale Inco announced the natural next step in the company’s evolution today by changing its name to Vale — a milestone that aligns it more fully with other Vale operations worldwide and reflects its position as part of the world’s second largest mining company.  A world leader in nickel, the former Inco Limited was acquired ...

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Obama Urges All Americans to Celebrate Caribbean Culture

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 4, 2010: U.S. President Barack Obama is urging all Americans to celebrate the rich culture and history of the Caribbean this Caribbean American Heritage Month. Obama`s call comes in a proclamation issued this week to mark the month. `I call upon all Americans to celebrate the history and culture of Caribbean Americans with appropriate ceremonies ...

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Caribbean Week To Get Underway In New York

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 4, 2010: A toned down Caribbean Week in New York is set to get underway this week. The annual event, organized courtesy of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, kicks off on Sunday, June 6th with a church service in Brooklyn, NY. This year, there will be no Caribbean Fair, the annual public event that usually ...

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Ex-Haiti Telecommunications Official Sentenced

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. June 3, 2010: A former official of Haiti`s state-owned telecommunications company will have to spend the next four years in jail. Robert Antoine, 62, was yesterday sentenced to the jail time based on charges related to a money laundering and bribery scheme. He must also serve three years of supervised released following his prison term and ...

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