House Votes To Censure Congressional Friend Of The Caribbean

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Dec. 3, 2010: Caribbean friends and supporters of Harlem Congressman, Rep. Charles Rangel, (D-N.Y.), will have to watch him be censured by the U.S. House. Members yesterday voted 333 to 79 to censure the 80-year-old member, after he was found guilty of 11 ethics violations. Speaker […]

Wikileaks Cables Also Contain Texts On Caribbean Nations

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 3, 2010: Information on several Caribbean nations is reportedly among the tens of thousands of United States` diplomatic cables released by online WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange. While the actual texts on the many Caribbean nations, apart from a few on Haiti, have not been […]

Guyanese American Researcher To `Star` In GQ Magazine

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 3, 2010: A Guyanese American medical doctor and researcher is being featured as a `Rock Star of Science` in next month`s issue of `GQ Magazine.` Dr. Frank L. Douglas, 67, won the honor after being nominated for the 2010 Rock Stars of Science distinction […]

Help HAITI Act Now Up For Obama`s Signature

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CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Dec. 3, 2010: The Help HAITI Act, which would allow more than a thousand orphans from Haiti who came after the earthquake of January 12, to remain with their adoptive families in the United States, is now awaiting the signature of President Obama. The act was […]

Jamaican Lauded For Cancer Treatment Cure

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 3, 2010: Jamaican scientist, Dr. Lawrence Williams, is being lauded for finding an effective treatment for some types of cancer. The Scientific Research Council of Jamaica says Williams has been awarded an international patent on a compound isolated from the Guinea Hen Weed as […]

Emera Increases Interest in Grand Bahama Power Company Limited

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HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) announced today that it has purchased an additional 55.4 percent of direct and indirect interest in Grand Bahama Power Company Limited (GBPC) from MaruEnergy Grand Bahama Limited, an indirect subsidiary of Marubeni TAQA Caribbean Ltd., for US $82 […]

Central Brooklyn – Home To Many Caribbean Immigrants – Has High Concentration Of HIV Cases

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Dec. 2, 2010: Central Brooklyn, New York neighborhoods, like Bedford-Stuyvesant, Crown Heights and Brownsville, home to a significant population of Caribbean migrants, also has a high concentration of persons living with HIV/AIDS. Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz yesterday noted during World AIDS Day celebration in Brooklyn […]

Haiti Election Results Could Come By Dec. 7th

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 2, 2010: The official results from the controversial Haiti election of Sunday, November 28th could come by next Tuesday. That`s the word from the United Nations. United Nations officials yesterdays called on Haitians to ignore unofficial results of Sunday`s presidential and legislative elections and […]

DR National Apprehended With False Docs

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CaribWorldNews, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Thurs. Dec. 2, 2010: A citizen of the Dominican Republic has been iced for trying to enter the U.S with false documentation. Jose Altagracia Brito-Beato made an initial appearance Wednesday before U.S. District Magistrate Judge Marcos Lopez, facing charges for fraudulent use of documents.  US […]