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Thousands Of Guyanese Converge On Brooklyn

Share Tweet Guyana’s Brooklyn Unity Rally on Sunday, June 14, 2015. (Facebook image/Rickford Burke)   Thousands marched down Church Avenue in Brooklyn at a Unity Rally on Sunday, June 14, 2015. (Facebook image/Rickford Burke) Menes De Griot aka the Shanto Man and his band of drummers performing at the Unity Rally on June 14, 2015. (Menes De Griot image) Guyana ...

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Guyanese New Yorkers To Host Brooklyn Unity Parade

Share Tweet Guyanese in Guyana celebrating the election of a new coalition government in May. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Sun. June 14, 2015: A grand Guyanese-American unity parade and rally in honor of Guyana’s 49th independence anniversary and election of a unity government is set for Brooklyn today. The event is slated to kick-off at 11 am at Bedford ...

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10 Forgotten Caribbeans In U.S. History

Share Tweet   Comedian Bert Williams was born in the Bahamas. By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 12, 2015: Distinguished Caribbean migrants populate the annals of nineteenth-century America. A significant number were skilled craftsmen, entertainers, scholars, teachers, preachers, and doctors and many made significant contribution to the United States but today remain largely forgotten. In ...

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Does Essequibo Belong To Guyana Or Venezuela?

Share Tweet Protestors outside the Thomas Street, Guyana Embassy of Venezuela.Julia Johnson Image/Facebook News Americas, CARACAS, Venezuela, Weds. June 10, 2015: The question of whether the area called Essequibo in South America belongs to Guyana or Venezuela has raised its ugly head again on the heels of ExxonMobil’s recent announcement that it has found oil in the area’s waters. Tensions ...

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Cuban-Born Accused Child Sex Abuser Iced

Share Tweet Ner Silverio Prieto was handed over to Mexican law enforcement authorities Tuesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) officers in El Paso, Texas. (US ICE Image) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. June 10, 2015:  A Cuban citizen wanted in Mexico for the aggravated sexual abuse of a child under age 12 has been returned to face charges ...

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Incumbent Party Wins Another Term In The British Virgin Islands

Share Tweet News Americas, ROAD TOWN, BVI, Weds. June 10, 2015: The incumbent National Democratic Party has been returned to power in the British Virgin Islands. Premier and NDP leader Orlando Smith led his party to another term securing seven of 13 parliament seats, including two previously held by the opposition Virgin Islands Party. The NDP won all the districts ...

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Cuba’s New $15B Debt

Share Tweet News Americas, PARIS, France, Tues. June 9, 2015:  Cuba’s debt burden just got bigger as 16 Paris Club nations now claim the Caribbean nation owes them a total of $15 billion. This reportedly stems from a 1986 default and includes the principal that was due at the time along with service charges, interest and penalties, Reuters quoted one ...

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Dirty Money Outflows High From This Caribbean Nation

Share Tweet News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. June 8, 2015: Dirty money flows are “pervasive and pernicious in the developing world” and one Caribbean nation has cracked the top 25 list globally, seeing a high illicit financial outflows compared to total trade. The Washington, DC-based research and advisory organization Global Financial Integrity (GFI) lists Guyana as the only Caribbean country to ...

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12 Caribbean Nationals Face Drug Smuggling Charge In Puerto Rico

Share Tweet The interdicted Caribbean Soul drug runner. News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Weds. June 3, 2015: Six Jamaicans, five Guyanese and one Vincentian men are set to be prosecuted for drug smuggling by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico. The 12 were recently busted by US Drug Enforcement Administration agents as well as the ...

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CSA Group, Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards and Premier Quality Services Limited Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Share Tweet TORONTO, June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – CSA Group, a leading global provider of standards development, testing and certification services, Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS), the standards development, conformity assessment, laboratory accreditation and metrology organization for Trinidad and Tobago, and Premier Quality Services Limited (PQSL), a fully owned subsidiary of TTBS that provides business solutions in quality, professional and ...

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