Guyana Prez. Says Perpetrators Of Ministry Fire Confessed

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. July 30, 2009: Guyana President, Bharrat Jagdeo, says `the perpetrators` of a fire that razed the Ministry of Health have confessed to the alleged crime. Jagdeo made the disclosure to the media Wednesday, two days after Clayton Westford, 19, an office assistant of 7 West La […]

Jamaica PM Insists IMF Discussions No Secret

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. July 30, 2009: Jamaica Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, is insisting there is no secrecy surrounding the discussions between his government and the International Monetary Fund. His comments come as talk shows on the island and the media continue to discuss the impact of another IMF loan […]

Barbados In Recession?

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thurs. July 30, 2009: Barbados` economy is contracting amid the global meltdown, says the governor of the island`s Central Bank. Bank governor Marion Williams at a news conference this week said that the economy has contracted by 3 percent through the first two quarters of the year […]

CaribPR Wire, PR Newswire Team Up

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Carib PR Newswire, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 30, 2009: CaribPR Wire has signed a distribution agreement with PR Newswire, the leading PR wire globally. The deal will make CaribPR Wire the official distribution arm for PR Wire`s clients seeking to reach the Caribbean region and the Caribbean Diaspora with […]

Coast Guard Searches On For Missing Haitians

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CaribWorldNews, PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos, Weds. July 29, 2009: U.S. Coast Guard officials were yesterday still searching the waters near the Turks and Caicos Islands for dozens of missing Haitians. The Haitians were on a small boat that ran aground and capsized in reef-studded waters off the near West Caicos […]

Guyanese Makes Another Bid For State Office

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 29, 2009: Guyanese national, Albert Baldeo, is making another bid for elected state office, this time for the New York State Assembly. The Queens-based attorney on Tuesday announced that he had received word from the New York City Board of Elections certifying him as […]

St. Lucia Looks To Its Diaspora

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 29, 2009: St. Lucia is set to meet with its Diaspora in New York next Thursday. The Office of St. Lucia`s Prime Minister is encouraging St. Lucians in the Diaspora to become more involved in the development of their 30 year-old nation. Dr. June […]

Jamaica Government Gets Mixed Reviews From Amnesty

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 22, 2009: Amnesty International is giving the Jamaican government`s efforts to tackle the country`s public security crisis mixed reviews. In a 32-page report titled `Public security reforms and human rights in Jamaica,` published on Tuesday, Amnesty International said that they have `finally` seen initiatives […]

U.S. Virgin Islands` Economy Tops $19 Billion In Sales In 2007

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. July 22, 2009:  The 2,583 businesses in the U.S. Virgin Islands` economy generated $19.5 billion in sales and employed 35,300 people, with $1.1 billion in annual payroll. That`s according to latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau`s 2007 Economic Census of Island Areas: Geographic Area Series […]