NY Mayor Gets Testy Over Cayman Islands Investment

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 23, 2010: New York City`s billionaire mayor, Mike Bloomberg, got testy Thursday when confronted by reporters over the Bloomberg Family Foundation investments. Reporters clashed with Bloomberg at his post-Obama Q&A in Times Square over a reporter in the New York Observer of the offshore […]

Guyanese Loses Deportation Appeal Bid

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 23, 2010: A Guyanese immigrant has lost an appeal bid to waive his deportation. The United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit this week upheld a deportation order by the Board of Immigration Appeals in the case of Wilfred Johnson. Johnson entered the United […]

Jamaican Charged With Murder Of Honorary British Consul

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. April 23, 2010: A 23-year-old Jamaican national has been charged with the 2009 slaying of a British honorary consul in Jamaica. Richard Ewan, a security guard from Montego Bay, was charged with the killing of John Terry Thursday.  Terry, 65, was found beaten and strangled in […]

Life For Jamaican Migrant Who Killed Wife

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CaribWorldNews, BALTIMORE, MD, Fri. April 23, 2010: A 49-year-old Jamaican migrant will have to spend the rest of his life in prison for killing his wife. Claude Harrison was sentenced to life in prison Thursday for repeatedly stabbing his wife, Lamour Angela Harrison, 37, inside their apartment on the night […]

Jamaican In NBA Draft

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. April 22, 2010: A Jamaican national is among the basketball players who have entered the NBA draft this year. Samardo Samuels, a sophomore and forward at Louisville University, will enter the draft  `to test the waters, ` his coach, Rick Pitino was quoted as saying. […]

Jamaica Forecasted To Grow Little In 2010

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON DC, Thurs. April 22, 2010: The Jamaican economy is expected to grow very little or even contract in 2010. That`s the word from the World Bank. The Bank`s regional chief economist Augusto de la Torre made the prediction in an analysis of the Latin American and Caribbean region, […]

U.S. Census Participation Rate Surpasses 2000 Mark

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 22, 2010: The number of Americans mailing back their 2010 Census forms has sneaked past the participation rate for 2000. USA Today reports indicate that so far, the participation rate for 2010 is at 71 percent, just one point below the 2000 Census rate. However, […]

Grenada And Trinidad Sign Maritime Treaty

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By Lincoln Depradine CaribWorldNews, PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. April 22, 2010: The leaders of Grenada and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago have signed a maritime treaty between the two countries as symbolic of their historical bonds of friendship. Prime Ministers Tillman Thomas of Grenada and Patrick Manning of […]