Jesse Jackson Faces Lawsuit Over Trinidad Event


CaribWorldNews,  NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 4, 2009: Rights activist and head of the Rainbow Push Coalition, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. has been slammed with a lawsuit for failing to honor a Trinidad speaking engagement. American Entertainment International, Inc. filed the lawsuit Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court against Jackson […]

Accused Jamaican Hijacker Could Face 20 Years Jail Time


CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. May 4, 2009: A 21-year-old Jamaican man, who tried to hijack a Canadian charter aircraft in Montego Bay last month, could face the next 20 years in jail if convicted. Stephen Fray, 21, was on Friday slapped with charges of robbery, assault and other offenses, police […]

Immigrant Advocates Make Legalization Plea In New York


CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 4, 2009: Over 1,000 immigrants and immigrant advocates turned President Barack Obama’s campaign slogan into a chant for immigration reform now, on Friday in New York City. The groups and immigrants from Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and Asia used May 1 to […]

Ride Natty Ride


Commentary By Carlyle McKetty CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 4, 2009: In 1972, when Chris Blackwell signed Bob Marley and the Wailers to his England based Island Records, he set in motion an odyssey that enhanced Jamaica’s visibility around the world and led to the founding of the Coalition to Preserve […]

U.S. Swine Flu Cases Jump


CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. April 29, 2009: The number of reported swine flu cases in the U.S. jumped Tuesday to 64, with New York City having the highest number of cases, according to the Center of Disease Control. Those affected with the virus in New York have now been […]

Retirees to honour nation builders

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The Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) is to honour 10 outstanding Jamaicans for their role in nation building. The CCRP yesterday launched its Jamaica 50 Living Legacy Awards ceremony, which is to be staged next February during the yearlong…

NWC explains water lock-off

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The National Water Commission (NWC) has offered an explanation to customers in sections of St Andrew, who are served by the Forest Hill water supply system, that the disruption they are currently experiencing in their service is due to a major leak on…