Leeward Islands Warned To Watch Hurricane Bill

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Aug. 19, 2009: Nationals in the Leeward Islands are being warned to monitor Hurricane Bill, which last night became a category two storm. The National Hurricane Center issued the warning yesterday as Bill increased to near 125 mph Tuesday night. The storm is the first of […]

Globenet Increases Capacity for International Data Transmission

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — In order to meet growing market demand for international data transmission, GlobeNet, an Oi subsidiary which operates the submarine fiber-optic cable system, has commenced a major network upgrade to the submarine system.  Upon completion, the network upgrade will enable 360 Gbps of capacity.  […]

Super Lotto – Something BIG Is Coming!

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CaribPR Wire, Bridgetown, Barbados, Weds. Aug. 19, 2009: What would you do with $4 mil-lion dollars and that’s only the start! On Thursday, August 20, 2009, The Barbados Lottery will introduce the biggest jackpot game to ever grace our shores. Introducing…Super Lotto, a jackpot game with two sets of numbers […]

Stanford Investors Blame US Authorities

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CaribWorldNews, BATON ROUGE, La., Tues. Aug. 18, 2009: Investors allegedly bilked by Sir R. Allen Stanford, flocked to a congressional hearing on Monday, claiming U.S. authorities should also share blame in the multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme. At the U.S. Senate Banking Committee field hearing held Monday in New Orleans by […]

Jamaican Women Also Dominate 100 Meters In Berlin

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CaribWorldNews, BERLIN, Germany, Tues. Aug. 18., 2009: Jamaica`s women picked up exactly where their male counterparts left off yesterday, creating history again, this time in the women`s 100-meters in Berlin. Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser won the women`s 100-m in 10.73 seconds. Her win came a day after Usain Bolt retained his […]

Barbadian Confirmed As Caribbean Tourism`s New SG

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CaribWorldNews, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tues. Aug. 18, 2009: After acting as secretary general of the Caribbean Tourism Organization for the past several months, Barbadian Hugh Riley has been confirmed to the post. In making the announcement, the CTO`s Chairman, John Maginley, who is also Minister of Tourism for Antigua & Barbuda, […]

Bermuda Warned To Watch Out For Bill

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CaribWorldNews, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Aug. 18, 2009: Hurricane Bill could impact Bermuda this week. Hurricane Bill is being forecast to become a major storm in the next couple of days and is expected to be near Bermuda by the end of the week. Bill last night strengthened to a category […]

Swiss Court Rejects Baby Doc`s Family`s Appeal

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CaribWorldNews, LONDON, England, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009:A request by the family of Jean-Claude `Baby Doc` Duvalier, to reclaim the money it had stashed away in Swiss bank accounts, has been shot down by a court in Switzerland. The court rejected the appeal by the family to gain access to the […]

Cayman, BVI Make Tax White List

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CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 17, 2009: British-dependent territories, The BVI and The Cayman Islands, have made the tax `white list.` The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) added the two islands to its `white list` of jurisdictions after they signed the twelfth Tax Information Exchange Agreement with […]