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Abu Dhabi Fund Sued by Madoff Trustee – Wall Street Journal

Abu Dhabi Fund Sued by Madoff TrusteeWall Street JournalIn his suit, Mr. Picard said he has jurisdiction to sue the Abu Dhabi-based fund because it purposely directed that Fairfield Sentry, a Caribbean-based fund, invest its money with Mr. Madoff in Ne...

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Guyana President For NY Fundraiser

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 12, 2011: Guyanese looking to meet their President this weekend will have the opportunity to do that in Queens, NY for a fee. A group calling themselves The Association of Concerned Guyanese along with the New York Youths for the PPP/C (Peoples Progressive Party/Civic), will host President Bharrat Jagdeo and the incumbent party ...

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Weather Journal: Goodbye to All That Summer Heat – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Weather Journal: Goodbye to All That Summer HeatWall Street Journal (blog)For stock-market weary New Yorkers, a “flight to safety” for the next few days would be something like taking a picnic basket to Central Park or a dip in the waves at Jones B...

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Haiti gets $2M grant to help create jobs – UPI.com

Haiti gets $2M grant to help create jobsUPI.com11 (UPI) -- Haiti's devastated economy will receive a boost of $2 million through a grant from the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund to help regenerate the country's small business sector. The Caribbean nati...

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Brenton Brown, By Alex Wheatle – The Independent

Brenton Brown, By Alex WheatleThe IndependentEven a classic such as Sam Selvon's pioneering The Lonely Londoners (1956), about the Windrush generation of Caribbean migrants, does not entirely shake off this strain of folkloric anthropology. The pul...

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Somalia Famine: Parents Facing Horrendous Choice

DADAAB, Kenya — Wardo Mohamud Yusuf walked for two weeks with her 1-year-old daughter on her back and her 4-year-old son at her side to flee Somalia’s drought and famine. When the boy collapsed near the end of the journey, she poured some of the little water she had on his head to cool him, but he was unconscious and ...

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Supreme Court ends fight over Miami River condos – Bizjournals.com

Supreme Court ends fight over Miami River condosBizjournals.comThe boom also displaced businesses along the river that threatened to completely shut down marine business activity on the waterway, which was a focal point of trade with the Caribbean. Str...

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Caribbean Ponzi schemer sentenced to 30 years – Reuters

Sun-SentinelCaribbean Ponzi schemer sentenced to 30 yearsReutersIn a plea agreement earlier this year, Smith admitted to defrauding more than 6000 investors from the United States, Jamaica and other Caribbean territories, promising his investments in f...

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