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Haiti: US Missionary Freed On Time Served

CaribWorldNews, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Tues, May 18, 2010: The final American missionary accused of kidnapping 33 Haitian children in January was yesterday freed on time served.Idaho-born Laura Silsby, the organizer of the effort to take the children to an orphanage that was being set up in the Dominican Republic, was convicted of arranging illegal travel Monday. But the judge sentenced her ...

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Jackson`s Caribbean-Born Doctor Helps Sick Airline Passenger

CaribWorldNews, PHOENIX, Arizona, Mon. May 17, 2010: The Grenada-born doctor of late American pop King, Michael Jackson, sprang to the rescue of a female airline over the weekend. Reports indicate that Dr. Conrad Murray, 57, who is accused of administering propofol, the drug hat killed Jackson, helped a sick passenger who fainted at 30,000 feet in the air on a ...

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Barbados PM To Travel To New York For Medical Tests

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 17, 2010: Barbados Prime Minister, David Thompson, is set to travel to New York for this week for medical tests. The PM reportedly will fly to New York for tests at the New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan in the middle of end of this week, after suffering from stomach problems recently. PM Thompson ...

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Bringing The Caribbean Together Through Music

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. May 14, 2010: A Caribbean American organization is aiming to unite the New York Diaspora this Caribbean Heritage Month through music. The Caribbean American Cultural Caucus in association with Medgar Evers College is set to host a two-day Caribbean Cultural Conference this June 18th and 19th to bring together entertainment industry stakeholders to explore and examine ...

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Protest Greets Jamaican Police As Woman Dies By Stray Bullet

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. May 14, 2010: Dozens of angry Jamaicans blocked roads and burned debris in Waterford, Kingston on Thursday, a day after one of their neighbors was struck and killed by a stray police bullet. Josephine Brown, 45, the mother of five children, was allegedly killed by a police bullet during a shootout Tuesday night. Brown was among ...

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Facebook Page Calls For Jamaica PM To Go

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 14, 2010: Some 182 Jamaicans have taken to Facebook, using the social networking site to send a message to the world: `Prime Minister Bruce Golding Must Resign!.` The page comes just two days after the Jamaican leader, in an about face admission in the country`s parliament, confessed to sanctioning attempts by his Jamaica Labor ...

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Guyanese Indicted In Schenectady Murder Case

CaribWorldNews, SCHENECTADY, NY, Fri. May 14, 2010: Five Guyanese nationals were yesterday indicted in the February 20th fatal shooting of a fellow Guyanese man. Vishan, 23 and his 21-year-old sister, Angelene Parbhudial, both of whom live at 935 Maple Ave., along with their cousin, Dhanashar `Tony` Persaud, 23, also of Schenectady, and Angelene Parbhudial`s boyfriend, Richard Baliraj, 21, of Queens, ...

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Guyanese Attorney And Former Political Candidate Charged In Real Estate Fraud

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Fri. May 14, 2010: A Guyanese-born, Richmond-Hill, Queens-based attorney and one time challenger for a New York City Council seat was among 17 others charged Thursday in a multi-million dollar real estate fraud case. The Queens District Attorney`s Office yesterday named Trevor Rupnarain, a one-time candidate for the 28th Councilmatic seat in the New York City Council ...

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Barbados Native Makes Cut For `Top Chef DC`

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. May 14, 2010: A 24-year-old Barbados-born sous-chef has made the cut for the new Bravo season of `Top Chef DC.` Tamesha Warren of Christ Church, Barbados, is among the 17 chef competitors named for the new season of the reality show. Warren works currently as a sous-chef for chef Tony Conte at the Oval Room, one ...

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Brooklyn Remembrance Ceremony To Mark Haiti Flag Day

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. May 14, 2010: Several Brooklyn organizations and politicians are gearing up to mark Haiti Flag Day this year by remembering the tens of thousands who lost their lives on January 12, 2010. On Sunday, May 16th, two days before the official May 18th Flag Day, several groups including the AMHE KOREH – Kombit Rekonstriction, Haiti KOSAA-Komite, ...

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