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Meet The US’ New Ambassador To Haiti

Share Tweet Haiti’s new US ambassador is Peter F. Mulrean. News Americas, Washington, DC, Thurs. Aug. 20, 2015: Massachusetts-born career member of the Senior Foreign Service Peter F. Mulrean has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the new ambassador to Haiti. Mulrean was confirmed on August 5th after being selected in May. He will replace Pamela White, who has ...

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Meet The New US Ambassador To Guyana

Share Tweet New US Ambassador to Guyana Perry L. Holloway. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Aug. 18, 2015: Guyana may finally have a new U.S. ambassador. Career Senior Foreign Service Officer  and South Carolina native, Perry L. Holloway, was on August 5th confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to ...

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Haitian In Florida Coke Bust

Share Tweet US Customs at the Fort Lauderdale Airport busted a Haitian national with coke. News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Tues. Aug. 18, 2015: A 33-year-old Haitian man has been busted at a Florida airport for smuggling nearly 20 pounds of cocaine in the false lining of two suitcases. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at  the ...

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US Flag Flying In Havana 54 Years Later

Share Tweet The U.S. flag being raised in Cuba on Aug. 14, 2015. (State Department image) News Americas, HAVANA, Cuba, Mon. Aug. 17, 2015: For 54 years, U.S. Marines Jim Tracy, F.W. “Mike” East and Larry C. Morris assigned to U.S. Embassy Havana hoped to see the American flag again fly over Cuba after lowering the flag on January 4, ...

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Trinidadian Extradited To Face 16-Year-Old Murder Charge

Share Tweet Trinidad immigrant Balkumar Singh following his return to the US to answer murder charges on Aug. 14, 2015. News Americas, HICKSVILLE, NY, Mon. Aug. 17, 2015: A Trinidad & Tobago man who shot and killed another 16 years ago will finally face murder charges in a Nassau County court house today. Balkumar Singh, 37, was extradited from Trinidad ...

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U.S. Virgin Islands Lawmaker Stands Up For The Caribbean’s Most Famous American

Share Tweet Rep. Stacey Plaskett of the U.S. Virgin Islands News Americas, WASHINGTON, DC, Fri. Aug. 14, 2015: A US lawmaker from an island America’s Caribbean-born first secretary of the Treasury spent his youth on, is among those urging the U.S. Treasury Department to delay its decision to redesign the ten dollar bill which features Alexander Hamilton. Rep. Stacey Plaskett ...

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Seaborne Airlines Supports 31st Annual Chili Cook Off Community Fundraiser

Share Tweet ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – On Sunday, August 16th at Brewers Beach on St. Thomas, over 75 local chili teams will create vegetarian and beef chili from scratch to be judged and awarded “Best of VI.” Festivities begin at 11 am. Seaborne Airlines is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the 31st Annual Texas ...

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Caribbean-Based Company Accused Of Providing Products To Syria

Share Tweet The Syrian government of Bashar Assad faces US sanctions. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Aug. 13, 2015:  An energy company based in the Caribbean has been accused of providing energy products to the Syrian government of Bashar Assad. Blue Energy of P.O. Box 556, Charlestown in Nevis, West Indies has been slammed by the US Treasury Department, along ...

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Haiti Gets Ready To Host 12th edition of CARIFESTA

Share Tweet News Americas, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. Aug. 12,2015: CARIFESTA, which is the largest cultural and artistic event in the Caribbean, has fused all forms of expression of Latin America and the Caribbean since 1972. As a result, it has become a major multicultural and international event that increasingly attracts countries from other continents. The Caribbean is a meeting place ...

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Golf Ventures Form International Division

Share Tweet News Americas,  VALRICO, Florida, Tues. August 11, 2015: Golf Ventures Inc. has expanded into the international turf and landscaping market with a new division initially focused on the Caribbean and Central America. Scott Jones has joined the company as International Sales Manager. Jones is a professional with more than 33 years’ experience in international sales within the golf, ...

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