Guyanese Drug Lord Apologizes At Sentencing

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. Oct. 16, 2009: Self-confessed Guyanese drug king pin, Shaheed Roger Khan, yesterday apologized to the American people and his family for the pain his actions may have caused them. Khan`s comments came at his sentencing yesterday before Judge Dora L. Irizarry at the U.S. Eastern District […]

Cop Indicted In Death Of Haitian American

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: A 30-year-old New York City cop was yesterday indicted by a Brooklyn grand jury for the vehicular manslaughter of a Haitian American woman. Officer Andrew Kelly, a seven-year veteran of the force, was indicted for causing the death of 32-year-old Vionique Valnord in […]

Guyanese Drug Lord To Be Sentenced Tomorrow

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CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: Notorious self-confessed Guyana-born drug king pin, Shaheed Roger Khan, is set to be sentenced in a Brooklyn Court tomorrow. Khan is slated to be sentenced to 15 years in jail and five years supervised release under a plea deal cut with prosecutors. He […]

Ill Sir Allen Makes Court Appearance

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CaribWorldNews, HOUSTON, Texas, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: The once flamboyant Sir Allen Stanford hardly seemed like the same man sitting in a Houston court yesterday. The disgraced financier seemed obviously ill, at one point spitting up blood during the Wednesday status hearing before Judge David Hittner. Still his pride remains […]

Jamaica PM Says No Gay Marriage Under His Watch

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CaribWorldNews, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: Jamaica`s Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, has slammed the door shut on same sex marriage on the island. Golding this week insisted the Jamaican parliament will not recognize same-sex marriage; at least not while has the reins. Golding, in opening parliamentary debate on a […]

Drug Plane Explodes Over Bonaire

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CaribWorldNews, ORANJESTAD, Aruba, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: A single-engine plane reportedly carrying narcotics, this week exploded over the tiny Dutch island of Bonaire. Netherlands Antilles Coast Guard said the plane caught fire and exploded over the Caribbean Sea near the island late Tuesday. Several bales of drugs were found floating […]

Hard Beat CEO For Florida Diversity Forum

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CaribPR Wire, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2009: Hard Beat CEO, Felicia Persaud, will be among the diversity experts in South Florida today as the Advertising Federation Of Greater Fort Lauderdale puts the spotlight on niche markets. Persaud will be one of two experts focusing on the Caribbean markets, […]

Guyanese-Owned Company Turns 10

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CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Thurs. Oct., 15, 2009: Guyanese Roxanne Sookhai is celebrating 10 years in business. Sookhai`s Unique Professional Creation, Inc. has been around a decade already and this weekend, the unique cake maker and interior designer will mark the milestone with an open house. All are invited to join […]

Barbados Gets A Downgrade

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009: Barbados may have gotten a high quality of living stamp but its bond rating was yesterday downgraded to the brink of junk. Moody`s Investors Service on Tuesday lowered the Barbados government bond rating to the brink of junk territory, stating that the […]

Buju Banton Meets Gay Critics

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CaribWorldNews, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Weds. Oct. 14, 2009: Jamaican reggae singer Buju Banton, whose concerts have been targeted for cancellation by gay activists, this week sat down with some of his critics. Banton met with fur members of San Francisco`s gay community Monday afternoon for 40-minutes to discuss his `troubling […]