Haiti Cholera Death Toll At 292

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CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Thurs. Oct. 28, 2010: The death toll in Haiti`s cholera outbreak has climbed to 292. Haiti`s Ministry of Health on Wednesday reported 4,147 cases of cholera and 292 deaths, up from 3,769 cases and 284 deaths reported. In addition to the department of Artibonite, where the first […]

RIM Introduces the BlackBerry Torch Smartphone in the Caribbean

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October 27, 2010 – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today introduced the BlackBerry® Torch™ 9800 smartphone in the Caribbean region. Ideal for socially connected consumers and packed with the tools business customers love, it`s the world`s first smartphone to combine a BlackBerry® keyboard with a full touch […]

Barbados Is Least Corrupt Country In The Caribbean – Report

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Oct. 27, 2010: When it comes to the least corrupt country in the Caribbean, Barbados takes the title hands down. That’s according to Transparency International’s latest 2010 Corruption Perceptions Index, released Tuesday. The new report puts Barbados ranking 17th on the least corrupt scale and scoring […]

Former Barbados Prime Minister To Be Laid to Rest Next Week

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. Oct. 27, 2010: Former Barbados Prime Minister, David Thompson, is set to be laid to rest next Wednesday following five days of viewing.Thompson will be laid to rest at St John`s Parish Church following a ticket only public service at Kensington Oval from 9:30 a.m. on […]

U.N. Assembly Again Calls For End To U.S. Embargo On Cuba

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CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Weds. Oct. 27, 2010:  For the 19th consecutive year, the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday adopted a resolution calling for the lifting of the decades-old economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba. One hundred and eighty seven nations voted in […]

Bogus Marriage Lands Trinidad Woman In Jail

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. Oct. 27, 2010: A 31-year-old Trinidad and Tobago national will have to spend the next year in jail for her role in a bogus immigration marriage plan. Falana McKenzie was arrested in August along with Portuguese Jorge Mouchino. Prosecutors told the court that McKenzie had offered […]