Former Dictator Is New Suriname President

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CaribWorldNews, PARAMARIBO, Suriname, Tues. July 20, 2010:  A former military dictator has again taken the reins of leadership in the South American nation of Suriname. Desi Bouterse, 64, was on Monday elected as President of the former Dutch colony after defeating Justice and Police Minister Chandrikapersad Santokhi during a parliamentary […]

U.S. Wants Guyana Government To Investigate Phantom Death Squad

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CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. July 20, 2010: A U.S. Charge d`Affaires in Guyana is urging the Bharrat Jagdeo government in the South American nations to fully investigate reports of a Phantom Death Squad. Charge d`Affaires Karen Williams told reporters at the U.S. embassy in Georgetown Monday that she hoped `necessary […]

New York`s Top Reggae Event Canned For 2010

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CaribWorldNews, Queens, NY, Mon. July 19, 2010: The global economic recession has claimed another victim – this time a top reggae festival in New York. Producers of the annual Irie Jamboree, one of the top reggae festivals in the U.S., said Friday they made the agonizing decision to forgo the […]

Reggae Artists Band Together In `I Am Jamaica` Campaign

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Mon. July 19, 2010: Reggae artists, Hopeton Lindo, Shaggy, Freddie McGregor, Marcia Griffiths, Courtney John, Peter Gee, Fiona, Sophia Brown and Anthony Cruz are among the entertainers who have come together to launch the `I Am Jamaica` Campaign. The campaign kicked-off simultaneously in the U.S., Jamaica, Canada, […]

Kingston Crisis: An Opportunity For Jamaica?

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By Bevan Springer CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 19, 2010: Out of every crisis, there`s an opportunity, and Jamaicans – while clearly unhappy with the recent `Dudus developments` that brought chaos to a section of the capital, Kingston – are finding a silver lining in the clouds of chaos […]

`Pablo Escobar` Of The Caribbean Nabbed

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CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Mon. July 19, 2010: A 45-year old Puerto Rico national, dubbed the Pablo Escobar of the Caribbean, has been captured after a decade-long pursuit. Jose Figueroa Agosto, who was wanted on kidnapping, money laundering, drug trafficking and murder charges, was nabbed Saturday while driving through […]