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CaribID Partner Named To Chicago Census 2010 Complete Count Committee

CaribWorldNews, Chicago, IL., Thurs. Sept, 24, 2009: Founder and President of the Caribbean Association of Midwest America and CaribID partner, Deon M. Lopez, has been named as chairperson for the African Diaspora Complete Count Committee in the Uptown Area of Chicago. Lopez, through CaribID and her new post is working to increase participation in the 2010 U.S. Census among Caribbean ...

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Former Jamaican-Born Florida Commissioner Among Others Charged

CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Sept. 24, 2009: Former Commissioner of Miramar, South Florida, Fitzroy Salesman, was yesterday arrested and charged along with two public officials and three other persons. Salesman, 59, was yesterday arrested along with Broward County Commissioner, Josephus Eggelletion Junior and School Board member, Beverly Gallagher by FBI agents for allegedly engaging in the illegal exchange of more ...

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Haitian Suspected Of Killing Family In Custody In Haiti

CaribWorldNews, NAPLES, FL, Tues. Sept. 22, 2009: A Haitian migrant who is suspected of killing his wife and five children in Naples, Florida, was yesterday arrested in his homeland of Haiti. Mesac Damas was reportedly picked up by Haitian police near a hotel in Port-Au-Prince, the country`s capital.  He was last night in the custody of Haiti police but was ...

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West Indians Show No Growth In Latest Census Sample

CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Sept. 22, 2009: The growth of the population of people of West Indian ancestry is seemingly stagnated, according to latest sample data from the American Community Survey department of the U.S. Census. The latest ACS data released to the media on Monday afternoon show that instead of growth, the West Indian population in the U.S. was ...

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John Travolta In The Bahamas

CaribWorldNews, NASSAU, Bahamas, Tues. Sept. 22, 2009: Actor John Travolta is in the Bahamas and is prepared to testify today in an extortion case linked to his 16-year-old son`s death. People Magazine cited sources as saying the actor is staying at an exclusive gated community west of Nassau and is prepared to be called as the first witness in the ...

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Extradition Of Former Antigua Regulator Delayed

CaribWorldNews, ST. JOHN`S, Antigua, Tues. Sept. 22, 2009: Former Antigua financial regulator, Leroy King, has been given more time to prepare for his extradition hearing. The hearing, set for Monday, was postponed to December after King`s defense lawyers requested more time to prepare. King is accused of accepting bribes from accused Ponzi schemer, R. Allen Stanford, to ignore the activities ...

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The Caribbean Diaspora

By David Jessop CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Tues. Sept. 22, 2009: In the 1960`s the Caribbean`s Diaspora had a distinctive identity.  It predominantly comprised of migrants who had grown up or been born in the region, understood it well and maintained a close relationship with family and friends at home.   Most planned to return one day, sent back remittances on a ...

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Jamaican Diaspora U.S. Conference For Fort Lauderdale

CaribWorldNews, FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, Tues. Sept. 22, 2009: The Jamaican community in the U.S., under the auspices of the Jamaican Diaspora Advisory Board and the Embassy of Jamaica, will be hosting its first conference of Diaspora representatives in the continental USA next month.The event is set for October 2-4, 2009 at the Sheraton Hotel, in Fort. Lauderdale, Florida. The conference ...

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Harrison Ford Joins Guyana President In Call To Protect Forests

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Sept. 22, 2009: Hollywood actor, Harrison Ford, yesterday joined Guyana President, Bharat Jagdeo, in calling on the UN to protect the world`s tropical forests. The two reiterated that saving the world`s forests was the quickest and most cost effective way to tackle climate change. Ford joined Jagdeo in front of a stunning installation of life-size ...

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Grenada PM Lone Caribbean Leader On Climate Change Program Today

CaribWorldNews, UN, New York, Tues. Sept. 22, 2009: Grenada`s Prime Minister is the lone Caribbean leader on the UN agenda for Climate Change summit today. MM Tillman Thomas will be part of the closing plenary session from 5:30 to 6 p.m.  this afternoon at the 2009 Summit of Climate Change. He will share the session with UN Secretary General Ban ...

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