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Jamaica Names New U.S. Ambassador

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Mar. 30, 2010: Jamaica`s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Dr. Kenneth Baugh, has named a new ambassador to the U.S., confirming months of rumor and speculation. Businesswoman, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Paymaster (Jamaica Limited), Audrey Marks, was yesterday officially named to the new post. She will replace Ambassador ...

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Caribbean Governments Must Seriously Harness Its Diaspora

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Mar. 29, 2010: On or around May 6, the United Kingdom will have a general election. Its outcome is far from certain. The opinion polls suggest that the gap between the two main parties is narrowing in the key marginal constituencies that the opposition Conservative Party must win if it is to take ...

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Guyana President Reiterates Call For Debt Relief For Caribbean

CaribWorldNews, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. Mar. 29, 2010: Guyana`s President Bharrat Jagdeo has reiterated his call for urgent debt relief for the Caribbean by international financial institutions. The Guyana head of state and head of a special task force of the Caribbean Community to assess the financial crisis in the region said Friday that the Caribbean is on the verge of ...

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Barbados Cannot Continue To Ignore Problem Of Undocumented – PM

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mon. Mar. 29, 2010:  Barbados cannot continue to `bury its head in the sand` and ignore the fact that there is a serious problem with undocumented immigrants here.   That`s the word from the country`s Prime Minister, David Thompson. Thompson made the comments while speaking during the final Town Hall meeting to discuss the Green Paper on Immigration ...

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Dominican Republic National Makes Most Wanted List

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Mar. 29, 2010:  A 35-year-old Dominican Republic man has been added to the US Marshals 15 Most Wanted Fugitives list. The U.S. Marshals Service added Enrique Done to their 15 Most Wanted Fugitives list on March 24, 2010. He is also wanted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on an outstanding arrest warrant for deportation. ...

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Haiti Rebuilding Must Also Focus On People – Workshop

CaribWorldNews, CORAL GABLES, FL, Fri. Mar. 26, 2010: Rebuilding efforts must not only focus on providing shelter and services but also on strengthening the resilience of the Haitian people and their communities to future earthquakes and other natural hazards. That`s the word from a recent workshop on `Rebuilding for Resilience: How Science and Engineering Can Inform Haiti`s Reconstruction,` held in ...

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Judge Says He Cannot Intervene In Jail House Rules In Banton Case

CaribWorldNews, TAMPA, FL, Fri. Mar. 26, 2010: A judge has ruled that he cannot interfere with jail house procedures in the case of reggae singer Buju Banton. U.S. Magistrate Anthony Porcelli made the ruling Friday morning at a hearing based on dietary concerns from the defense. Porcelli said he would not interfere with operations of the Pinella County Jail and ...

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Haitian Writer Named Artist For Peace

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Mar. 25, 2010: A Haitian writer has been named an artist for peace by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Frankétienne was given the recognition for his contribution to French-language literature, his commitment to preserving Haitian culture and his contribution to the promotion of the agency`s ideals, a statement said Wednesday. A writer, actor, ...

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Surinamese Re-Elected Assistant Secretary General Of The OAS

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Mar. 25, 2010: The Suriname-born Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States was on Wednesday returned to his post. Ambassador Albert R. Ramdin, was re-elected yesterday to a second five-year term following an election held during the Thirty-Ninth Special Session of the OAS General Assembly at the Organization`s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Assistant Secretary ...

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Michael Jackson`s Caribbean-Born Doctor Could Face New Woes

CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Thurs. Mar. 25, 2010: The now famous doctor of the King of Pop, Caribbean-born Conrad Murray, could have additional woes to cope with. Dr. Murray, who was born in Grenada, West Indies, could have his medical license revoked if a petition filed in Los Angeles by Jerry Brown on behalf of the California Medical Board is ...

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