China`s Expanding Relations With Latin America And The Caribbean

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By Odeen Ishmael CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Thurs. June 25, 2009: The recent visit of Brazil`s President Luiz Inacio `Lula` da Silva to China in May 2009 reflected the Asian nation`s expanding economic and political influence in Latin America and the Caribbean. One year ago, the Brazilian government had announced that […]

Haiti`s Wyclef Jean Lends Support To Iran Protestors

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 24, 209: Haitian-born, Grammy-award winning singer, songwriter and producer, Wyclef Jean, is turning his `goodwill` to Iran`s demonstrators, as protests in the Muslim nation turned deadly and many continue to flock to the streets to demand a recount of votes in the recent election. […]

Allen Stanford Could Face Criminal Charges Today

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, TX, Weds. June 24, 2009: Former billionaire, R. Allen Stanford, could face criminal charges in a Houston Court as early as today. The knighted, American-born, naturalized Antigua and Barbuda resident, is being brought back to Houston from Virginia by U.S. Marshals, chained at the waist and shackled in […]

Antigua Cans Financial Regulator

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CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Weds. June 24, 2009: Head of Antigua and Barbuda`s Financial Services Regulatory Commission, Leroy King, has been dismissed from his post by the country`s government. King`s dismissal comes just days after his June 19th indictment on bribery charges in the ponzi case against Allen Stanford and […]

Grenada Quarantines Yacht With Suspected Swine Flu

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By Linda StrakerCWNN Grenada CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Weds. June 24, 2009: A yacht in Grenada has been quarantined because of a suspected swine flu case. Junior Health Minister Ann Peters says that health authorities are awaiting the results of the suspected swine flu case aboard the yacht, which berthed […]

Bermuda: Former Ministers Back In The Fold

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CaribWorldNews, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Weds. June 24, 2009: Two former ministers have been returned to the government of Bermuda. Neletha Butterfield, former minister of the environment, telecommunications and E-commerce from 2006-2007,was sworn in as the new minister of Culture and Social Rehabilitation and Minister. Also named to the cabinet is Walter […]

Jamaica Swine Flu Rate Jumps To 19

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. June 23, 2009: The number of swine flu cases in Jamaica continues to grow with the confirmation Monday of five additional cases. The Ministry of Health yesterday said it detected the additional cases of Influenza A (H1N1) in the island, bringing the total to 19. The […]

Boat Captain Jailed In Fatal Migrant Smuggling

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. June 23, 2009: A 63-year-old Dominican boat captain will spend the next nine-and-a-half years in federal prison for the deadly 2008 smuggling of some 40 migrants. Crecencio Hernandez was sentenced by U.S. District Judge William J. Zloch on a charge of conspiring to encourage and induce […]