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Former NFL Star Hernandez Gets Life For Killing Caribbean-Born Man

Share Tweet The mother of Odin Lloyd, Ursula Ward, l, speaks after the verdict was handed down. A photo of Lloyd is at right. (CNN Image) News Americas, BOSTON, MA., Thurs. April 16, 015: Former tight end for the New England Patriots, Aaron Hernandez, will likely spend the rest of his life in jail without the possibility of parole after ...

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Trinidad-Born NY Businessman Funeral For New Jersey

Share Tweet The late Mohan Jaikaran. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. April 15, 015: New York, Trinidad-born businessman and founder of Maracas NY Night Club and WIN Communications of Trinidad, Mohan Jaikaran, is set to be memorialized at a public viewing in New Jersey Friday. Jaikaran, former vice-chairman of Caribbean Airlines, passed away at his home in Westmoorings,Trinidad on Sunday, ...

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Lone Republican Cheers On Obama Decision On Cuba

Share Tweet President Obama meets with President Raul Castro.(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. April 15, 015: Thirty-three years after Cuba landed on the U.S. list of state sponsored terrorists, the pesky title has been rescinded and at least one Republican is cheering on President Obama. Sen. Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican, said it’s ...

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TripCase Earns top Mobile Travel App awards

Share Tweet SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – TripCase, Sabre’s leading travel app, was recognized as the best mobile solution for travelers who want to stay connected while on the road. The popular travel itinerary app earned high praise during the EyeForTravel Mobile Innovation Conference in San Francisco and the Italian Mission Awards in Milan, Italy for its ...

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Caribbean Immigrant Who Recorded South Carolina Police Killing Honored

Share Tweet Dominican Republic-born Feidin Santana recorded the South Carolina police killing on an unarmed black man. News Americas, CHARLESTON, South Carolina, Tues. April 14, 2015: The Caribbean immigrant who used his smart phone to record the killing of unarmed civilian Walter Scott by former North Charleston, South Carolina police officer Michael Slager, has been honored by a LA group. The ...

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Mexican Jailed For Operating Large-Scale Human Smuggling Ring

Share Tweet News Americas SHREVEPORT, Louisiana, Tues. April 14, 2015:  A Mexican-born undocumented immigrant will spend the next 14 plus years of his life in jail for operating a large-scale human smuggling ring from his residence in Bossier City. The sentencing follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Shreveport and HSI Phoenix. Otoniel ...

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Not Everyone Applauds Obama Meeting With Cuba’s President

Share Tweet President Obama and Cuba’s Raul Castro, l. in Panama on April 11, 2015. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. April 13, 2015: Many here in the U.S. as well as across the Caribbean and Latin America may be cheering the historic meeting of U.S. President Obama and Cuba’s President Raul Castro over the weekend at the ATLAPA Convention ...

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Jamaican Pleads Guilty To International Lottery Scheme

Share Tweet News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Mon. April 13, 2015: A 28-year-old Jamaican national recently extradited to the United States in connection with the international lottery scheme has pleaded guilty. Damion Bryan Barrett, 28, who was extradited from Jamaica in February based on charges that he committed fraud as part of an international lottery scheme against elderly victims in ...

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Guatemalan Suspected Of Leading Fraudulent Document Ring Nabbed

Share Tweet Guatamalean Gilder Gustavo Garcia Cuyuch has been busted for allegedly leading a document ring. News Americas, GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, Mon. April 13, 2015: A 25-year-old Guatemalan citizen suspected of leading a fraudulent document ring has been busted following a multi-agency investigation between Guatemalan authorities and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Attaché Office in ...

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President Obama’s Jamaica Townhall Remarks

Share Tweet President Obama at a townhall forum in Kingston, Jamaica on April 9, 2015. News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. April 9, 2015: President Barack Obama this afternoon met with young leaders in Jamaica and from across the Caribbean in Kingston at the University of the West Indies for a townhall meeting. Following is his full remarks as well as the ...

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