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Barbados Native Makes Cut For `Top Chef DC`

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. May 14, 2010: A 24-year-old Barbados-born sous-chef has made the cut for the new Bravo season of `Top Chef DC.` Tamesha Warren of Christ Church, Barbados, is among the 17 chef competitors named for the new season of the reality show. Warren works currently as a sous-chef for chef Tony Conte at the Oval Room, one ...

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Brooklyn Remembrance Ceremony To Mark Haiti Flag Day

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. May 14, 2010: Several Brooklyn organizations and politicians are gearing up to mark Haiti Flag Day this year by remembering the tens of thousands who lost their lives on January 12, 2010. On Sunday, May 16th, two days before the official May 18th Flag Day, several groups including the AMHE KOREH – Kombit Rekonstriction, Haiti KOSAA-Komite, ...

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Bringing The Caribbean Together Through Music

CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. May 14, 2010: A Caribbean American organization is aiming to unite the New York Diaspora this Caribbean Heritage Month through music. The Caribbean American Cultural Caucus in association with Medgar Evers College is set to host a two-day Caribbean Cultural Conference this June 18th and 19th to bring together entertainment industry stakeholders to explore and examine ...

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Protest Greets Jamaican Police As Woman Dies By Stray Bullet

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. May 14, 2010: Dozens of angry Jamaicans blocked roads and burned debris in Waterford, Kingston on Thursday, a day after one of their neighbors was struck and killed by a stray police bullet. Josephine Brown, 45, the mother of five children, was allegedly killed by a police bullet during a shootout Tuesday night. Brown was among ...

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Facebook Page Calls For Jamaica PM To Go

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 14, 2010: Some 182 Jamaicans have taken to Facebook, using the social networking site to send a message to the world: `Prime Minister Bruce Golding Must Resign!.` The page comes just two days after the Jamaican leader, in an about face admission in the country`s parliament, confessed to sanctioning attempts by his Jamaica Labor ...

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World GTL Inc Files Largest Ever Lawsuit Against Trinidad Government-Owned Petrotrin

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire/ — World GTL Inc, in the largest lawsuit ever filed against a private or Government-owned company in Trinidad, and amid upcoming elections, said it had served, with the help of a court order there, the Government-owned Petroleum Company of Trinidad and Tobago (Petrotrin) with a complaint in the United States Federal District court for the ...

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Obama Picks New USAID Official For Latin America And The Caribbean

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. May 13, 2010: President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced his intention to nominate a new assistant administrator for USAID`s Latin America and the Caribbean region. Mark Feierstein, a principal and vice president at the international polling firm, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, has been handpicked for the post. Feierstein has overseen public opinion research in over 30 countries, ...

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Guyanese Gets Life In NY Court

CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Weds. May 12, 2010: A 32-year-old Guyanese man convicted of killing a fellow national to prevent her from telling the court he raped her, will have to spend the rest of his life in prison. Hermant Megnath was yesterday sentenced to life behind bars in the 2007 murder of 20-year-old Natasha Ramen. Judge Robert Hanophy gave Megnath ...

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Jamaica PM Tries To Explain Dudus Lobby

CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. May 13, 2010: The Jamaican Prime Minister has finally admitted that he knew of attempts to lobby the U.S. government to drop its extradition request for Jamaican national Christopher `Dudus` Coke. Golding acknowledged in the Jamaica Parliament on Tuesday that he had actually `sanctioned` persons in the governing Jamaica Labor Party to approach US-based law firm ...

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