Caribbean Food And Drink Producers Hampered By Dependency

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Jan. 5, 2010: A major challenge for both food and drink producers in the Caribbean region remains the region`s import dependency. That`s according to the recently published Caribbean Food & Drink Report. The report`s authors` claim that despite both land availability and a good climate, agricultural […]

One Caribbean Radio Moves To 97.9 FM HD2

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CaribWorldNews, New York, NY, Tues. Jan. 5, 2010: Guyanese national Edmond Braithwaite is pushing forward with a HD dream. The New York City entrepreneur is taking his One Caribbean Radio to higher heights on the 97.9 FM HD2 platform.  The company insists it is a `giant and courageous leap into […]

Top Caribbean Nationals Of 2009

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan 4, 2010: CaribWorldNews presents its top picks of the best Caribbean and Caribbean nationals of 2009: 1: Jamaican-born, World’s fastest man, Usain Bolt for breaking his own records at the Track And Field Championships in Berlin in June and for giving back through his […]

Caribbean Nationals Makes Queen`s New Year List

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Jan. 4, 2010: Several Caribbean nationals are among those who have made the New Year`s Honors List of Queen Elizabeth, II. Among the honorees were nationals from Barbados, Belize, St. Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Grenada, St. Lucia, Anguilla and Guyana who were presented […]

Islamic Cleric To Be Sent Back To Jamaica This Week

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Jan. 4, 2010: Controversial Jamaican Islamic cleric Sheikh Abdullah al-Faisal is set to be deported back to his homeland again this week after being arrested in Kenya. The sheikh was arrested by the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit in Mombasa on Jan 1 after leaving a mosque. Abdullah […]

Islamic DVD Delays Jamaican Flight

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Jan. 4, 2010:  A DVD with Islamic content has been blamed for a December 31, 2009 delay of a Virgin Atlantic flight from Jamaica. Jamaica Airport official say the DVD was found on the plane and led to the re-screening of dozens of passengers boarding a […]

First Same-Sex Marriage Occurs In Latin America

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CaribWorldNews, BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Mon. 4, 2010: Two Argentinean men have become the first gay couple to be legally wed in Latin America.  Alex Freyre and Jose Maria di Bello said “I Do” last year in Argentina, making history in Latin America by becoming the first same-sex couple to do […]

The Caribbean`s Best & Worst For 2010

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan 1, 2010: While many across the Caribbean Diaspora and the Caribbean region may be happy to bid adieu to 2009, the year of the giant recession, there is no doubt that this passing year held as many high points as low points for the […]

Is NYS Governor Patterson Playing Politics With The Census Grant?

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CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 31, 2009: Two weeks after the stated New York Census grant deadline of December 15th, Governor David Patterson’s office suddenly announced in a press statement on December 31st, the list of grant awardees. In the Caribbean community, CaribID and the Caribbean Immigrant Services […]

Scary Pre-New Year`s Eve Moment In Times Square

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 31, 2009: New Yorkers and New Year`s eve fans counting down the hours to the dropping of the ball in Times Square were given a  brief bomb scare Wednesday. A suspicious white van parked in the heart of Times Square caused the false alarm […]