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Jamaica Minister Undergoing Treatment In Florida

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: Reports indicate Jamaica`s National Security Minister, Dwight Nelson, underwent surgery  in Florida last night. Nelson was reportedly at a medical facility in Florida yesterday, two days after being hospitalized with extreme abdominal pains. Reports indicate he underwent sugery yesterday. A stomach problem has been reportedly detected and further tests are set to be ...

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Jamaican In Hostage Drama Gets 83-Year Jail Term

CaribWorldNews, MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: A 21-year-old schizophrenic Jamaican man will have to spend the next 83 years in prison. Stephen Fray, who tried to hijack a Canadian jet at the Sangster Airport on April 19th was handed the sentence on Thursday. He will, however, serve 20 years due to concurrent sentencing. The Montego Bay resident was ...

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Cash Plus Funds Found In Dubai

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Oct. 9, 2009: Funds from the Jamaican investment scheme, Cash Plus, have been traced to Dubai. A Jamaican court-appointed liquidator said yesterday that $25 million allegedly defrauded by Carlos Hill of the investment club from thousands of Jamaicans was traced to a Dubai bank account. Wildman said the money was found in an account held by ...

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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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Hindu Caribbean Nationals To Celebrate Diwali

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: Hindu-born Caribbean nationals in New York are set to gather in Queens this weekend to mark the annual festival of Diwali. In Richmond Hill, Queens, the Divya Jyoti Association will host the 10th Annual Diwali Motorcade on Saturday, October 10th at the Arya Spiritual Center Ground at 104-20 133rd Street in Richmond Hill, ...

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Usain Bolt For New York Party

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2009: The world`s fastest man, Usain `Lightening` Bolt will return to New York this weekend to do what he admits he loves second only to running – dancing. Bolt is set to be part of the celebration party in his honor on Saturday, October 10th at Club Moka at 130-95 91st Avenue in ...

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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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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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