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Rangel Saved By House Vote

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: A move to force Congressman Charles Rangle to relinquish his chairmanship of the Ways and Means Committee was yesterday squashed by a House vote. Republican Texas Congressman, John Carter, brought the resolution before the House and highlighted a litany of charges against the Democratic New York Congressman and friend of the Caribbean. Those ...

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Jamaica PM Insists Remittance On The Mend

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: Jamaica`s Prime Minister Bruce Golding claims remittances from migrants overseas are back up after a decline earlier this year. Golding made this pronouncement while addressing university students at a town hall meeting at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus on Tuesday night. `We got word that in August, we had an ...

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Jamaican Bomb Suspect Gets Off With Probation

CaribWorldNews, ORLANDO, FL, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: A Jamaican national and U.S. Army veteran yesterday got off with just three years probation for a 2008 bomb component smuggling incident. Kevin Christopher Brown of South Florida had pleaded guilty in July to a misdemeanor count of entering an aircraft or airport area in violation of security requirements. He was arrested in ...

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Haitian Deported Despite UN Ruling

CaribWorldNews, TORONTO, Canada, Weds. Oct. 7, 2009: A 22-year-old Haitian national was this week deported from Canada despite a UN ruling that said the expulsion would violate his civil rights. John Michael Dauphin was deported after serving a prison sentence for theft and assault. He served 33 months in jail after he attacked and robbed a Quebec court appeals judge ...

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Attorneys For Guyana Terrorist Suspect Want Evidence Suppressed

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 7, 2009: The attorneys for Guyanese-born terror accused, Russell Defreitas, want all statements and items seized by investigors in the case to be suppressed, CaribWordlNews has learnt. Defreitas along with three others, including a former member of the Parliament of Guyana, were arrested and charged in June 1, 2007  with plotting to blow up ...

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Son Of Belize Prime Minister Faces Deportation From U.S.

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 7, 2009: The son of Belize Prime Minister, Dean Barrow, faces deportation back to his country of birth after serving more than nine years in jail. Jamal Barrow, better known as rapper Shyne, was released from prison yesterday after serving more than nine years for his role in a 1999 New York night club ...

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Fidel Castro`s Daughter For Clarkson University

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 7, 2009: The daughter of former Cuban President, Fidel Castro, is set to share her first-person, intimate account of growing up in Cuba with students of Clarkson University later this month. Alina Fernandez is set to speak at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York on Tuesday, October 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the Cheel ...

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Jamaican Shot Dead In Ohio

CaribWorldNews, CLEVELAND, Ohio, Weds. Oct. 7, 2009: Cleveland Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old Jamaican man. Jevanuey A. Williams, was found wounded in front of Dailey`s Deli and Catering on East 116th Street and Continental Avenue in Cleveland Monday night. Williams was shot in the chest, back and legs. He was later pronounced dead at the MetroHealth ...

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New York Tourists To Return From Antigua Following Trial

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Tues. Oct. 6, 2009: Five New York tourists are set to return to the Big Apple tomorrow after getting off with a fine on Monday for scuffling with cops here. Chief Magistrate Ivan Walters fined 24-year-old Shoshannah Henry, Dolores Lalanne, 25, Nancy Lalanne, 22, Mike Paul, 25, and Joshua Jackson, 25, $2,300 for the Sept. 4 ...

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Guyana Drug Lord To Be Sentenced Next Week

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Oct. 6, 2009: Self-confessed Guyana drug lord, Shaheed `Roger` Khan, is set to be sentenced next Friday in a Brooklyn court. Sentencing is set for 2 p.m. eastern standard time.  Prosecutors want Judge Dora Irizarry to sentence Khan to 15 years in jail and nothing less. Under the plea agreement, Khan faces 15 years imprisonment; five ...

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