Two Top DR Bank Executives Jailed

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL., Tues. May 12, 2009: Two former top executives of the Banco Mercantil in the Dominican Republic will spend a total of eight years in jail for their role in a 2003 banking crisis  in the Caribbean nation. Three judges on Monday sentenced former president Andres Aybar to […]

South Africa`s New President Has Three Wives

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. May 12, 2009: The mainstream media is agog over news that the new President of South Africa has three wives. President Jacob Zuma, who was inaugurated as only the fourth President of the democratic Republic of South Africa, has been married five times as polygamy is […]

Jamaican Honor For Barbadian National

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. May 12, 2009: A Barbadian-born man is set to be conferred with the Order of Jamaica today. Desmond Blades will be honored with the top order at King’s House for his long career in business and volunteerism. Blades made a significant contribution to the Jamaican economy, […]

Moving Towards A Changed U.S., Caribbean Relationship

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Commentary By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, May 12, 2009: What will be the long term impact of a changed economic relationship between Cuba and the United States on the Caribbean?  How might the region develop and its relationship change if the US were ever to restore full diplomatic relations […]

Fugitive Bahamas Teacher To Be Extradited From NY

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 11, 2009: A Bahamas teacher who allegedly molested two of his students, could soon be extradited from the U.S. Andre Bernard Birbal, 46, was arrested in New York on Sunday May 3rd for a traffic violation. His record was run through the system and […]

Nude Rihanna Photos Apparently Leaked

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CaribWorldNews, LOS ANGELES, CA, Mon. May 11, 2009: The record label of Bajan pop star Rihanna, is reportedly readying to do legal battle over nude photos believed to be of the singer that were posted on the Internet Friday. Seven photos appeared on ImageHaven.net Friday. Two apparently are of Rihanna’s […]

Was Stanford A DEA Informant?

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. May 11, 2009: Allen R. Stanford, the financier accused of a giant ponzi scheme by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, may have been an informant for the U.S. DEA, a new report says. The BBC`s Panorama investigation claims that the Texas-born businessman, turned Antiguan, may […]

Obama Shows Funny Bone

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. May 11, 2009: U.S. President Barack Obama showed his funny side last night as some of the nation`s top journalists gathered for the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. The President was quick to make fun of all in his cabinet and his first lady and […]

Queen`s Honor Ruled Unconstitutional

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Fri. May 8, 2009: The Trinity Cross of the Order of Trinity, established by the Queen of England 40 years ago, has been ruled unconstitutional by the London Privy Council. Five law lords of the Council ruled that the order is unconstitutional because it discriminates against non-Christians.  […]

Caribbean Americans – The Dismissed Minority

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CaribWorldNews, Fri. May 8, 2009: The comments are harsh and the reality like a cold water bath on an icy winter day. `We deal with diverse groups on the Census form and Caribbean is not on the form last time we checked;` `What numbers are we talking of here? What’s […]