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It`s A Grammy Affair At Jamaica Jazz And Blues 2010

CARIBPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Dec. 22, 2009: It will be a Grammy Affair at the Caribbean`s best musical festival this January – the 2010 Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival – as acts like Gladys Knight, Kenneth `Babyface` Edmonds, Billy Ocean, Erykah Badu, Third World and The Whispers, take to the main stage in Trelawny, Jamaica. The line-up of the ...

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Puerto Rico Gets Really Tough On Drunk Driving

CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Weds. Dec. 23, 2009: One of the US` toughest legal limits for drunk driving by young adults this week became law in Puerto Rico. Gov. Luis Fortuno on Tuesday signed legislation  in to law that now lowers the blood alcohol limit for drivers ages 18 to 20 to .02 percent from the standard .08 percent. ...

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Jamaican American Singer Sean Kingston Shows Real Love For Dogs

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 23, 2009: Nineteen-year-old Jamaican American singer, Sean Kingston, has become a spokesperson for an anti-chaining campaign for dogs. The singer recently teamed up with Peta2 to become the spokesperson  and will appear in ads with his own dog, Stella, next to the tagline `Chill with your dogs. Never chain them.` `Look at it like ...

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Team Jamaica Bickle Kicks Off Early Fundraiser

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Weds. Dec. 23, 2009: The Queens, New York-based non-profit, Team Jamaica Bickle, which has continuously aided athletes, including top Olympian Usain Bolt, during their performance at the annual Penn Relays, is kicking off its annual fundraiser early this year. TJB is inviting fans to join its first holiday party this Boxing Day, December 26, 2009 at Monikerr`s ...

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Hotline Set Up For AA Passengers In Jamaica Crash

CaribWorldNews, FORT WORTH, Texas, Weds. Dec. 23, 2009: A hotline has been set up at the Jamaica Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade to accommodate inquiries from consulates and concerned family members of passengers on the American Airline jet, which experienced landing problems at the Norman Manley International Airport, on Dec. 22nd. Speaking at a press conference Wednesday, Dec. ...

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Dominican Republic Authorities Bust Dozens In Drug Raid

CaribWorldNews, SANTO DOMINGO, DR, Tues. Dec. 22, 2009: Authorities in the Dominican Republic have detained close to 200 people following a drug raid late Sunday. Dominican Republic`s chief of the National Police and Drug Control, General Rolando Rosado, said in a statement that many known and new drug dealers were put out of action after the operation. The operation was ...

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Volcanic Ashfall Continues Over Montserrat

CaribWorldNews, BRADES, Montserrat, Tues. Dec. 22, 2009: Volcanic activity is continuing in Montserrat with heavy ash fall occurring yesterday and over the weekend. The Montserrat Volcano Observatory says the ash fall continues in many inhabited areas of north-western Montserrat including Old Towne, Salem, Flemmings, Friths, Olveston, Woodlands and St Peters. LIAT airline last night advised that the ash fall could ...

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Haitian Woman Gets Paid

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Dec. 22, 2009: A Haitian-born former detainee has been paid US$47,500 by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security after being denied treatment while in custody. The woman, identified only as `Rosemarie M` in court documents, was denied treatment for uterine fibroid, according to Tania Galloni, an attorney at the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Centre. Galloni said medical ...

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Caribbean Sees Rise In Permanent Visa For 2009

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Dec. 22, 2009: More Caribbean nationals became green card holders or permanent residents in 2009 compared to the previous year, a CaribWorldNews analysis has revealed. Latest U.S. State Department data analyzed show more Caribbean nationals were able to adjust their status to legal residents this year, compared to last year. They include all immigrants sponsored by ...

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CaribPR Wire Unveils Brand New Website

Carib PR Newswire, NEW YORK, NY, Dec. 22, 2009: CaribPR Wire, the official PR wire of the Caribbean and partner of the PR New Wire, yesterday unveiled a brand new website with new features and technology that matches the company`s growth. The new site at http://caribpr.com/, marks a significant upgrade from the previous site, said CaribPR Wire founder, Felicia Persaud, ...

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