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Trini Woman Fatally Shot By Ex

CaribWorldNews, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Fri. July 31, 2009: A 40-year-old Trinidad migrant, shot to death by a former boyfriend, is set to be laid to rest on Monday. CaribWorldNews has learnt from a family friend that Leanne Smith will be buried in Philly on Monday, a week after she was shot dead by 36-year-old Jeffrey Finley. Finley reportedly chased Smith to ...

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Grenada PM Reshuffles Cabinet

CaribWorldNews, ST. GEORGE`S, Grenada, Fri. July 31, 2009: Thirteen months after winning the July 8, 2008 general elections, Grenada Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has reshuffled his cabinet. Minister Peter David, who was responsible for the ministries of tourism and foreign affairs, will now only be responsible for foreign affairs, while Glennis Robert who was the Minister for social development will ...

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Guyanese Informant Admits He Planted Idea To Scare Witness

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 31, 2009: A 34-year-old former Guyanese gang member on Thursday admitted he planted the idea to harm a woman in the mind of Robert Simels, the one-time attorney of self-confessed Guyana-born drug dealer. Selwyn Vaughn admitted to Smiles` attorney under oath yesterday that it was his idea to harm the mother of a main witness against ...

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Honduras Coup Reveals Fragility Of Latin American Democracy

By Odeen Ishmael CaribWorldNews, CARACAS, Venezuela, Fri. July 31, 2009: The fragility of democracy in Latin America was revealed late last month when the democratically elected president of Honduras, José Manuel Zelaya, was ousted by the army and exiled to neighboring Costa Rica. Significantly, this coup was backed by a large section of the members of the Congress, including many ...

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Summer`s Biggest Reggae Event Premieres In The United States

CaribPR Wire, MIAMI, FL, Fri. July 31, 2009: The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County in association with Jan Ryan, Robert Fox and Michael White are proud to present, for the first time in the United States, the Theatre Royal Stratford East and UK Arts production of the internationally acclaimed hit musical, `The Harder They Come.` ...

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Caribana To Take Over Toronto

CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. July 31, 2009: Lake Shore Boulevard West in Toronto is set to come alive tomorrow with the festivities of the 2009 Scotiabank Caribana carnival. Some 10,000 bedazzled masqueraders and many more spectators  will play mas to calypso, soca and steelpan beats for the annual event. The parade will run for 3.6 kilometres over four hours. Some ...

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Participating In The 2010 Census Is Easy, Safe And Important

Commentary by the U.S. Census Bureau CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 31, 2009: Every 10 years, as mandated by the U.S. Constitution, our nation conducts a census –  an effort to count every person living in the United States. The 2010 Census aims to accurately count everyone residing in the U.S., regardless of their age, gender, race, faith, ethnicity, ...

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Coast Guard Gives Up Search For Haitians

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. July 30, 2009: The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday, suspended its search for as many as 67 Haitian migrants missing near the Turks and Caicos islands. The Haitians were forced into shark infested waters after their overloaded boat capsized 2.3 miles southeast of West Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands, Monday. Turks and Caicos Islands officials contacted ...

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Guyanese Is Mega-Millions Winner

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 30, 2009: A 49-year-old Guyanese man is America`s latest millionaire. Aubrey Boyce, a Metropolitan Transportation Authority from Kew Gardens, Queens is the winner of the $133 million Mega Millions jackpot. He bought his ticket at a Jamaica, Queens store on July 7th, quick pick style. `Shocked and still a little nervous about the whole ...

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Guyanese Makes Another Bid For State Office

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 29, 2009: Guyanese national, Albert Baldeo, is making another bid for elected state office, this time for the New York State Assembly. The Queens-based attorney on Tuesday announced that he had received word from the New York City Board of Elections certifying him as a Democratic candidate in the primary to replace former Assemblyman ...

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