Jamaican Among Hundreds Of Migrants Iced

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. May 3, 2010: A Jamaican national was among 596 migrants recently nabbed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Georgia. Oriel Bernard McCarthy was arrested last Tuesday by the Atlanta Fugitive Operation Team in Jonesboro, Georgia. He was recently arrested for aggravated assault and possession of […]

Former NFL Player Miles Mcpherson Returns To The Caribbean

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Mon. May 3, 2010: Miles McPherson, the former U.S. professional football player turned evangelist, returns to the Caribbean with a large team of volunteers in May to `do something` for the people of the region. Based in San Diego, California, McPherson, a Caribbean American with Jamaican […]

Caribbean American Players Make NY Giants, Jets Teams

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 3, 2010: Four Caribbean American players are now solidly a part of the NFL teams, the Jets and Giants. Jason Pierre-Paul, a son of Haitian migrants, was recently drafted by the Giants as was Linval Joseph of St. Croix, U.S.V.I. The Jets followed the […]

Susan Reichle, Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Chief, Visits Haiti

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WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Susan Reichle, USAID`s Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, visited Haiti Wednesday through Friday this week to meet with key stakeholders to discuss the U.S. Government`s ongoing transition from emergency response to reconstruction, continued deployment of mitigation efforts in advance of […]

Fewer Haitians Granted Asylum In 2009

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CaribWorldNews, WASHIGNTON, D.C., Fri. April 30, 2010:  The number of Haitian asylum beneficiaries continues to dwindle with each passing year, a CaribWorldNews analysis of latest Department of Homeland Security information indicates. Last year, just 592 Haitians were given the affirmed status of asylees in the U.S., an almost 50 percent […]

Former Jamaica PM Appeals To The OAS On Behalf Of Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. April 30, 2010: CARICOM`s Special Representative on Haiti, former Jamaica Prime Minister, P.J. Patterson, has challenged the Organization of American States to work with the rest of the international community to help Haiti realize its vision of prosperity. Patterson issued the challenge, Thursday in an address […]

Top Reggae, Soca Acts To Descend On Queens, NY

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CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Fri. April 30, 2010: Southeast Queens, New York is set to come alive with the music of the Caribbean this weekend, as reggae and soca takes center stage at the 29th annual International Reggae & World Music Awards. Sean Paul, Machel Montano, Julian Marley, Gramps Morgan, Queen […]

Al Sharpton In Barbados

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. April 30, 2010: Noted civil rights leader, Reverend Al Sharpton, is in Barbados today for the inaugural ball of Prime Minister David Thompson. Sharpton is set to be the featured speaker at the Ball hosted by Prime Minister David Thompson and his wife Mara Thompson tonight, […]

Call For Articles On Haiti

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CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri. April 30, 2010: The Journal of Haitian Studies, the official publication of the Haitian Studies Association published by the Center for Black Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, is seeking articles from national and international scholars and professionals in the humanities, social sciences, applied sciences, […]