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Ash Spews Anew From Montserrat Volcano

CaribWorldNews, BRADES, Montserrat, Tues. Oct. 6, 2009: New ash spewed twice from the Montserrat volcano Monday morning, leaving parts of the island covered in dust.  Officials at the Montserrat Volcano Observatory said last night that activity at the Soufriere Hills Volcano remained at an increased level with two `vigorous ash venting events` Monday at around 10:35 am, and 1:25 p.m. ...

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Barbados Makes Top 40 List Of Best Nations

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 6, 2009: Barbados is the lone Caribbean nation to make the top 40 list of the 2009 Human Development Report Index. The Caribbean nation came in at 37 on the list, with UN analysts who compile the annual report, meaning it is very high on the quality of life scale. The 2009 report titled ...

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Jamaican-Born Dancehall Singer Attacked By Samurai Wielding Swordsman

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: A Brooklyn-based, Jamaican-born dancehall singer, was last night recovering from wounds suffered at the hands of a man with a samurai sword. Major Mackerel, whose real name is Garfield Dixon, was attacked and slashed across the head and hand by his neighbor Oscar Joseph, who was wielding a two-foot samurai sword. Police say ...

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CBC News Head Dead

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: Head of the news and current affairs section at the Barbados-based Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation, Richard Cox, has died. Cox, a veteran journalist, reportedly passed away at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital over the weekend after a brief illness. He was 59. Cox joined the CBC in 2002 as one of its panelists for the ...

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Cayman Islands To Get New Constitution

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Cayman, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: A new constitution is set to become effective in the British-dependent territory of the Cayman Islands on Nov. 6th. The island`s, Governor, Stuart Jack, made the disclosure Friday in a speech to the islands` legislature. Jack said the new constitution will give the Cayman Islands greater autonomy from Britain. This will pave the ...

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23-Year-Old Arrested In Murder Of British Vice Consul

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: Jamaica police have arrested but not yet charged a 23-year-old man in connection with the murder of a British vice consul. The man, whose name has not yet been released, has been arrested and is set to be questioned in connection with the murder of honorary British consul, John Terry. Terry, 65, was ...

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Bounty Killer Turned Back From Trinidad

CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: CARICOM national and Jamaican dancehall star, Bounty Killer, was yesterday banned from entering Trinidad, another Caribbean Community member nation. The singer had reportedly travelled to the island to perform at a show last night, hosted by Jacho Entertainment. But immigration officers denied him entry and he returned to Jamaica. The reason for his ...

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Haitian American Allegedly Killed By Drunken Cop Laid To Rest

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY., Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: Family and friends in a Haitian family in New York also struggled to say good bye to their daughter even as another Haitian family tried to say farewell to six family members in Naples, FL. Vionique Valnord, 33, who was allegedly killed by a drunk off-duty New York City police officer, was laid ...

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Thousands Bid Adieu To Murdered Haitian Family

CaribWorldNews, NAPLES, FL, Mon. Oct. 5, 2009: Thousands showed up in Naples Saturday to bid good bye to a 32-Haitian national and her five children, slaughtered by her husband and the children`s father. Guerline Damas along with her children: Meshach `Zack,` 9; Maven 6; Marven 5; Megan, 3; and Morgan, 19 months were laid to rest Saturday following a service ...

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IGT and AC Coin & Slot Realign Corporate Partnership

RENO, Nev., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ — International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) and AC Coin & Slot today announced a restructuring of the companies’` long-standing relationship.  Under a new agreement, IGT has purchased the distributorship for new IGT machine sales in Atlantic City and the Caribbean from AC Coin & Slot for $20.6 million, including $10.6 million in cash consideration. Also, ...

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