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Is The St. Vincent Constitutional Amendment Bill Flawed?

By Oscar RamjeetSpecial To CWNN CaribWorldNews, BELMOPAN, Belize, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2009:  As November 25  gets closer, the ruling Unity Labor Party administration and the opposition New Democratic Party in St. Vincent and the Grenadines have intensified their campaign to woo the electorates to exercise their franchise — either to vote `yes` to amend the Constitution, or `no` not to ...

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St. Vincent Ambassador Slams Tax Haven Crack Down In U.N. Address

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2009: The efforts of major and industrialized economies to crack down on so-called tax havens are just an excuse to spread the blame for the global financial crisis on small nations` legitimate attempts at development. That`s the word from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the UN and son of the island` ...

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Premier Heart Launches Multifunction CardioGram(TM) (MCG) In Latin America and the Caribbean

MIAMI, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ — Premier Heart, LLC today announced the formation of Premier Heart CICA, a new division to launch its Multifunction Cardio Gram™ (MCG) system in Latin America and the Caribbean. Based in Miami, Florida, Premier Heart CICA is responsible for marketing and distributing MCG technology. Premier Heart, LLC, a privately held New York based company, launched the ...

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Sir Allen Stanford Ordered Moved Following Jail Fight

CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Tues. Sept. 29, 2009: Scandalized Texas financier, Sir R. Allen Stanford, will be moved to another jail cell following a jail fight that resulted in a concussion. U.S. District Judge David Hittner ordered Stanford moved from the Joe Corley Detention Facility in Conroe, north of Houston, to the Federal Detention Center in downtown Houston. The order comes ...

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Cuba Minister Wants Obama To Recognize U.N. Appeal To End Embargo

CaribWorldNews, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Tues. Sept. 29, 2009: Cuba used its address to the United Nations on Monday to urge the Barack Obama government to recognize the General Assembly`s overwhelming appeal to end the US` blockade against the island. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, said while the change of government in Washington had been met with ...

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Society For The Advancement Of The Caribbean Diaspora Launched In Brooklyn

CaribPR Wire, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. 29, 2009:  One reflection of post-1965 Caribbean immigrants achieving critical mass in North American cities and of their political coming of age is that group`s investment in civil society organizations that move away from singular nation-state interests to the identification and support for pan-Caribbean American interests.  One such organization, the Society for the Advancement ...

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Caribbean Cargo Turns 10

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Tues. Sept. 29, 2009: Guyanese national, Franklin `Bobby` Vieira, is celebrating his tenth year as partner of Caribbean Cargo & Package Services. Vieira yesterday told CWNN that the road has been long and arduous for him and his business partner, Harold Smith, but they are thankful they have been able to reach the significant milestone of one ...

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A Lesser Role For Agriculture In The Caribbean?

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Sept. 29, 2009: Nearly two decades ago, a former Caribbean minister with an unconventional background tried to shock those he met into recognising that agriculture in the region was dying and that it was the services sector that represented the future. `One day,` he would say, pointing at fields of waving cane, `All ...

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DHL Commemorates 40 Years of Facilitating Global Trade and Positions Itself for Future Growth

PLANTATION, Fla., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ — Citing the company`s pioneering spirit, strong customer focus and critical role in facilitating global trade, Frank Appel, CEO Deutsche Post DHL, recounted the secret of DHL`s success as the world`s leading express and logistics provider marked its 40th anniversary on September 25, 2009. `In 1969, three men set out to do the impossible and ...

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