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Puerto Rico Senator And Businessman Charged In Bribery Scheme

CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Weds. June 23, 2010: Puerto Rico Senator Hector Martinez Maldonado and Juan Bravo Fernandez, the former president of one of the largest private security firms in Puerto Rico, have been charged for their alleged roles in a bribery scheme involving legislation beneficial to Bravo Fernandez` business. The six-count indictment returned Tuesday in U.S. District Court ...

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The BP Oil Spill And The Caribbean

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Weds. June 23, 2010: In the Gulf of Mexico, oil continues to hemorrhage from a deep sea well nearly a mile beneath the ocean and about forty miles off the U.S. coast.  Although estimates vary, the growing consensus among scientists is that even with the cap that has now been placed over the leak; ...

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Cubans Sentenced For Taking Migrant Hostage

CaribWorldNewsm SARASOTA, FL, Tues. June 22, 2010: Two Cuban nationals have been jailed for hostage taking and transportation of undocumented migrants. Erisbel Artiles, 31, and his mother, Lazara Z. Moreira-Penin, 54,  of Hialeah, Florida were recently sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bucklew. Erisbel will spend the next 121 months in federal prison for hostage taking while his mother ...

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Trinidad National Gets Deportation Review Denied

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 22, 2010: A Trinidad and Tobago national seeking to avoid deportation has had his appeal denied. The United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit recently denied the petition for review of Hansa Persad, who is facing removal from the U.S. Persad was deemed deportable in absentia after he failed to show up at an ...

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Barbados Looks To Strengthen Ties With Panama

CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tues. June 22, 2010: Barbados is looking forward to the strengthening of ties with Panama, and the signing of a Double Taxation Agreement between the two Organisation of American States member countries will give impetus to those relations. Prime Minister David Thompson told this to the visiting Vice President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, who is also ...

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New York Herbalists for Trinidad Conference

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 17, 2010: Two renowned Brooklyn-based herbalists are among the participants set to descend on the twin-island of Trinidad and Tobago for the first Ifa/Orisa Worldview Practitioners Conference. The conference opens on June 18th and will run through the 21st at the National Academy of the Performing Arts (NAPA), Keate Street, Port-of-Spain. Mama Nayaah and ...

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Bahamian Police Wanted By US Marshals Captured

CaribWorldNews, NASSAU, Bahamas, Mon. June 21, 2010: A Bahamian police officer has been remanded in Fox Hill Prison for the rape of an American woman. Bahamas Press reported indicate that corporal, Anthony Nyahuma Bastian, was on his police job when The United States Department of Justice listed him as one of the Top 10 most wanted sex offenders in the ...

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Guyanese From Victoria Village To Discuss Development Options

CaribWorldNews, ATLANTA, GA, Mon. June 21, 2010: A two-day conference under the theme, `Imagining, Involving, & Investing in our Future` has been planned by villagers and nationals in the Diaspora from Victoria Village, Guyana. The event, set for Thursday, the 5th of August 2010 according to organizers, is aimed at focusing on the worsening economic plight and development prospects of ...

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Where Is Jamaica`s Dudus?

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. June 21, 2010: Where in the world is Christopher `Dudus` Coke? That`s the question on many Jamaicans minds, including the country`s cops, who late last week tripled the cash reward for information leading to the arrest of a reputed drug lord at the centre of a bloody manhunt. A Sunday police statement said US$60,000 is being ...

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Haitian-Born Priest Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

CaribWorldNews, BOSTON, MA, Mon. June 21, 2010: Allegations of adult sexual misconduct  has resulted in the revocation of a Haitian-born priest`s right to perform mass by The Catholic Archdiocese of Boston. The Boston archdiocese announced Sunday that the priviledges of Rev. Gabriel Michel, a priest of the Archdiocese of Cap-Haitien in Haiti, has been revoked. Father Michel has served in Boston ...

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