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Congressional Black Caucus To Address What The 2010 U.S. Census Means For Caribbean And African Comm

CaribPR Wire, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: The Congressional Back Caucus Annual Legislative Conference will host a forum called, “Comprehensive Immigration Reform:  Census 2010, What’s In It for Us.”  The forum will address issues and questions that those from Caribbean and African nations have faced while residing in the United States.  Topics will include issues such as economic exclusion, ...

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Second Bag Now To Cost On Air Jamaica

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. September 25, 2009: Passengers travelling on the Love Bird, the national carrier of Jamaica, will soon have to shell out when checking a second bag. Air Jamaica officials on Thursday announced that beginning October 14, economy passengers will have to pay US$25 when checking a second bag up to 50 pounds. However, overweight baggage will decrease ...

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Accused Jamaican Hijacker Found Guilty

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: A 21-year-old  described as `mentally challenged,` was yesterday found guilty of hijacking in Jamaica. Stephen Fray was found guilty Thursday of hijacking a Canadian jetliner on the Sangster Airport tarmac in Jamaica and of robbery and assault. He will be sentenced Oct. 8. Fray allegedly hijacked a CanJet Airlines plane April 19 while ...

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Reggae Sumfest Coming To A PC, Smartphone Near You

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 25, 2009: Summer is drawing to a close, and coming to a PC and Smartphone this  fall is your chance to view the greatest reggae show on Earth, on WWW.REGGAESUMFEST.TV. This unique offering will allow Sumfest Fans from around the world to view, the number one Reggae Show of Summer 2009!  This virtual ...

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The World`s Fastest Man To Meet The Caribbean Diaspora In NY

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Sept. 24, 2009: The world`s fastest man, Usain St. Leo Bolt, is set to meet with members of the Jamaican and Caribbean Diaspora in the borough of Brooklyn, NY this weekend. Bolt is set for a free public event at the Walt Whitman Theater at Brooklyn College on Saturday, Sept. 26th from 5-7 p.m. Dubbed, `Conversations ...

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Haitian Man Charged With Murder Of Family

CaribWorldNews, PORt-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Thurs. Sept. 24, 2009: A 32-year-old Haitian man was yesterday charged with six counts of murder in the killings of his wife and their five small children — a crime that police in Florida. Mesac Damas also admitted to the killings of a Naples Daily News reporter as he was being led into a Haitian police vehicle ...

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Col. Qadhafi Calls For Compensation For Africa At UN

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Thurs. Sept. 24, 2009: On Wednesday, in his first speech at the United Nations, Libyan Leader Colonel Muammar Al-Qadhafi, used the opportunity to call for compensation for Africans for colonization. Qadhafi, in a 90-minute long speech that touched on many different subjects before a packed General Assembly, insisted that Africa deserved compensation, amounting to some $77.7 ...

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Belize Prime Minister Says Promises Made By G20 Leaders Have Not Been Fulfilled

By Oscar Ramjeet CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Fri. Thurs. Sept. 24, 2009: Belize Prime Minister, Dean Barrow, insists the promises made by members of the G20 group of nations have not been fulfilled. Speaking at an official ceremony to mark his country`s independence celebrations, this week, Barrow claimed:  `We heard encouraging rhetoric from the G20 earlier this year. But their promised ...

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CaribID Partner Named To Chicago Census 2010 Complete Count Committee

CaribWorldNews, Chicago, IL., Thurs. Sept, 24, 2009: Founder and President of the Caribbean Association of Midwest America and CaribID partner, Deon M. Lopez, has been named as chairperson for the African Diaspora Complete Count Committee in the Uptown Area of Chicago. Lopez, through CaribID and her new post is working to increase participation in the 2010 U.S. Census among Caribbean ...

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