Home » Caribbean News (page 668)

Caribbean News

Allen Stanford Office Furnishings On Sale

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. June 16, 2009: Quality office furnishings that once decorated the Miami office of financier, Allen Stanford, are now on sale. AMC Liquidators of Miami says it has begun the liquidation of  `24 tractor trailer loads of top of the line office and home furnishings` from the Stanford office. The offerings include several top of the line ...

Read More »

Obama Commends Bermuda For Taking Guantanamo Detainees

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. June 16, 2009: President Barack Obama on Monday publicly thanked the Bermuda government for its decision to accept four Chinese Muslim refugees previously detained at Guantanamo Bay. His comments came during a press availability with Prime Minister Berlusconi of Italy, who has also agreed to accept three specific detainees. `I have to say, by the way, ...

Read More »

Two Montserrat Ministers Fired

CaribWorldNews, BRADES, Montserrat, Tues. June 16, 2009: Two ministers from the current Lowell Lewis government in Montserrat have been fired. Chief Minister, Dr. Lewis, reportedly fired Economic Development and Agriculture Minister Reuben Meade and Education and Health Minister Roslyn Cassell-Sealy yesterday. The dismissals come two days after Lewis asked the Governor of the British Overseas Territory to dissolve the Legislative ...

Read More »

LA Company Wins Trinidad And Tobago Highway Contract

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Mon. June 15, 2009: A Los Angeles company has been awarded a ten million plus contract to provide project management services for Phase 1 of the National Highway Network Project. AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced it has been awarded ...

Read More »

World In Earliest Days Of Flu Pandemic – WHO

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 15, 2009: The world is now at the start of the 2009 influenza pandemic. That`s the word from the World Health Organization. Dr Margaret Chan, Director-general of the WHO, moved the level of swine flu influenza pandemic alert from phase 5 to phase 6 late Friday, or to a pandemic stage.  But the WHO ...

Read More »

Black Caribbean Staff `Discriminated` At World Bank – Report

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. June 15, 2009:The Government Accountability Project has accused the World Bank of discriminating against black employees, including those from the Caribbean. The June 9th report by the GAP, a leading whistleblower protection organization, claims that in 2008, only four blacks held professional positions among a headquarters staff of over 3,500 professionals. The study especially claimed that ...

Read More »

Several Caribbean Nationals Honored By The Queen

CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. June 15, 2009: Most of the Caribbean nations may have long attained independence from Britain but several Caribbean nationals from five countries were among those making the 2009 birthday honors list of Queen Elizabeth, II this past weekend. Most of the honorees were from the Bahamas and St. Lucia but others came from Belize, Grenada and ...

Read More »

What Walter Rodney Did For Guyana

By David Hinds CaribWorldNews, PHONEIX, Arizona, Mon. June 15, 2009: As we observed the 29th anniversary of Walter Rodney`s assassination on Saturday June 13, it was a good time to reflect on his role and legacy to Guyana. Some people like to have it both ways. They want to suck cane and blow whistle at the same time. According to ...

Read More »

Mocking Alexander Hamilton From Nevis

Commentary By Arthur Piccolo CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 15, 2009: We find it nothing less than absurd that the Premier of the island of Nevis, Joseph Parry, came to New York City earlier this month to promote investment by intoning the name of The Great Alexander Hamilton. This move was highly hypocritical as Parry did not respond to ...

Read More »

`Most Wanted` Jamaican Fugitive Arrested

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Fri. June 12, 2009:  A 33-year-old Jamaican national wanted by the Jamaican government as one of their 10 `most wanted` fugitives for a 2008 homicide has been captured by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agents in Miami. Omar Oneal Lewis, who was wanted for murder and was considered the 6th most wanted man in Jamaica, was ...

Read More »