Haiti-Related Cholera Case Now Detected In Florida

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Nov. 18, 2010: A case of cholera reportedly traced directly to Haiti`s epidemic, has been detected in south Florida. Florida`s Department of Health said Wednesday that the case involves a Haitian-American woman who recently returned from visiting family in Haiti`s Artibonite Valley.  The area is where […]

`Devil Attack` In Trinidad and Tobago

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. Nov. 18, 2010: The `devil` reportedly showed up at a south Trinidad school yesterday, reports here indicate. Students told the media that a number of female students fell ill and began having many strange symptoms, including strange blabbering, hissing, rolling on the floor, and experiencing headaches […]

Guyanese Brothers Face March Sentencing

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CaribWorldNews, NEWARK, NJ, Thurs. Nov. 18, 2010: Two Guyanese-born brothers will have to wait until next March to know whether they will be spending time in a U.S. jail. Michael and Paul Brassington, who ran a Florida-based charter jet company, were found guilty in New Jersey this week of conspiracy […]

Barbadian National Charged With Reckless Driving

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 19, 2010: A Barbadian national has been charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving in an accident that claimed the life of a New York City cop. Michael Bowen was arrested after the fatal crash Monday. He was reportedly driving the wrong way […]

BrandsMart USA Partners With PuntoMio to Offer Fast Delivery Services to Online Caribbean Shoppers

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MIAMI, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — BrandsMart USA (www.BrandsMartUSA.com), one of the largest per-store-volume retailers in the United States, is now expanding its cross-border online shopping capability to customers in Latin America and the Caribbean. The service is made possible through a strategic partnership with PuntoMio (www.PuntoMio.com), the international shopping […]

Melinda Gates Challenges Global Leaders: Create Savings Accounts and Bring Financial Security to the World’s Poorest

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Heads of government, banking, technology, and international development gather for first-ever Global Savings Forum; foundation pledges $500 million and announces new grants to increase access to savings  SEATTLE, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Melinda French Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, today hailed a historic moment that […]

Congressional Friend Of The Caribbean Found Guilty

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Nov. 17, 2010: New York Congressman Charles Rangel, largely dubbed a friend of the Caribbean, has been found guilty of breaking 11 separate congressional rules. Rangel, who recently won re-election in New York City as a 20-tearm congressman, was declared guilty Tuesday by members of the […]

St. Kitts Announces Arrests In Cruise Passenger Incident

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CaribWorldNews, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Weds. Nov. 17, 2010: Four people in St. Kitts and Nevis have been arrested in connection with a robbery involving a tour bus carrying guests from a cruise ship. The arrests come just two days after the Nov. 14th robbery and as Carnival Cruises joined Princess […]

Melinda Gates Challenges Global Leaders: Create Savings Accounts

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SEATTLE, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Melinda French Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, today hailed a historic moment that will help bring financial services, particularly savings accounts, to hundreds of millions of people living on less than $2 a day. Speaking at the foundation-hosted Global Savings […]