Attorney For Guyana Drug Lord Wants Earlier Sentence Date

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 7, 2009: The attorney for self-confessed Guyana–born drug lord, Shaheed `Roger` Khan, wants an earlier sentence date for his client. Attorney Diarmuid White yesterday wrote to Judge Dora L. Irizarry  requesting a September sentencing date instead of the November 6, 2009 date approved earlier […]

Daughter Of Puerto Ricans Now Supreme Court Justice

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Aug. 7, 2009: From the Bronx to the Supreme Court! President Barack Obama was among those3 who on Thursday expressed pleasure as news broke that the Senate had voted to confirm Judge Sonia Sotomayor as the 111th Supreme Court justice and the first Hispanic on the […]

Jamaica Swine Flu Death Total Jumps

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Aug. 7, 2009: Jamaica`s swine flu death toll has jumped again.A statement issued by the Ministry of Health confirmed that the total now stands at four while those persons affected by the virus has jumped to 64. The new statistics follow a warning last week by […]

U.S. Secretary Of State Congratulates Jamaica On Independence

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Aug. 7, 2009: U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, was among those who took time out to say Happy Independence day to Jamaica and Jamaicans Thursday. Clinton congratulated the people of Jamaica on behalf of the U.S. as they marked 47 years of independence yesterday. […]

National Day Of Mourning For Lady Bustamante

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Aug. 7, 2009: Tomorrow, Saturday, August 8th will be observed as a National Day of Mourning in Jamaica as many pause to bid adieu to Lady Gladys Bustamante. The widow of National Hero, Sir Alexander Bustamante, passed away on July 25, at the age of 97. […]

Mayoral Control: Ready For Renewal

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Commentary By Dr. Roy Hastick CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 7, 2009: The Assembly, led by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Education Chairwoman Cathy Nolan, is to be commended for acting expeditiously to pass legislation in support of mayoral control more than a month ago.  I also wish to […]

Digicel Announces Sponsorship Of Digicel Caribbean Cup New York

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– The 12-team tournament – which is in the playoff stages – gets much-needed support from DigicelCaribPR Wire, Wednesday, August 4th 2009, Brooklyn, New York: Digicel, the largest mobile operator in the Caribbean and recent entrant to Central America, today announced details of its three-year sponsorship of the Digicel Caribbean […]

Trinidad National Found Guilty In Green Card Scam

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CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Weds. Aug. 5, 2009: A 38-year-old Trinidad-born national could face a maximum of four years in jail after being convicted in a green card scam. Nazim (`Tony`) Hosein, of 106-43 95th Street in Ozone Park, Queens, yesterday pleaded guilty to defrauding five members of the Trinidad community […]