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Legal Woes But NY Caribbean American State Senators In Election Race Today

Share Tweet Senators John Sampson, l, and Malcolm Smith, r. News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. 9, 2014: Both are facing legal woes but two New York-born, Caribbean-American state senators are looking past that and ahead, to maintaining their political seats today. In Queens, NY, Senator Malcolm Smith, (D-Hollis), who has Jamaican roots, survived barely when his trial for bribery ...

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Jewish Real Estate Developer And Wife Killed In Crash Off Jamaica Coast

Share Tweet News Americas, PORT ANTONIO, Jamaica, Fri. Sept. 5, 2014: Jewish real estate developer and Rochester resident Larry Glazer and his wife Jane Glazer, are declared dead after the small private plane in which they were travelling crashed off the east coast of Jamaica on Friday. The plane reported veered far off its course toward southwest Florida and triggered ...

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Colombian National Guilty Of Kidnapping, Murder of DEA Agent

Share Tweet   News Americas, RICHMOND, VA, Fri. Sept. 5, 2014:  A 31-year-old Colombian man this week pleaded guilty to his involvement in the kidnapping and murder of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent James Terry Watson in Bogotá, Colombia, on June 20, 2013. Julio Estiven Gracia Ramirez, 31, extradited to the Eastern District of Virginia, pleaded guilty before U.S. District ...

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November Sentencing For Airline Owner Who Flew Guyana Route

Share Tweet Sonny Austin Ramdeo, former founder of EZ Jet airlines. News Americas, West Palm Beach, FL, Thurs. Sept. 4, 2014: The former chief executive of an airline that flew the New York/Guyana route in 2011, is set to be sentenced this November. Sonny Austin Ramdeo, former founder of EZ Jet airlines, is set to be sentenced on November 14th ...

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White Media Falsely Link Brooklyn Shootings To West Indian American Day Parade

Share Tweet NYC Mayor Bill deBlasio and his family dance at the 2014 West Indian American Day Carnival. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Sept. 2, 2014: Is it racist or simply stupid that five shootings in Brooklyn that occurred in the wee hours of Monday morning were automatically linked by white-owned media entities in New York City to the ...

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Get Ready To Shell Out More For U.S. Immigration Services

Share Tweet News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Sept. 1, 2014: U.S. visa applicants and immigrants may be forced to soon shell out more for immigration services according to a notice published by the Department of State in the Federal Register. The amendment to the Schedule of Fees for Consular Services Schedule will temporarily take effect on September 6, 2014 for ...

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Target Cruise Executives and Tourism Stakeholders at the FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show

Share Tweet PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The 2014 FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, the largest cruise and tourism conference and trade show in the Caribbean, will let delegates and exhibitors target about 1,000 cruise tourism stakeholders and 100 FCCA Member Line presidents, CEOs and executives from multiple sectors, including operations, purchasing, marketing, shore excursions and ...

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Woman Killed At Boston Caribbean Carnival Remembered

Share Tweet Many gathered last night to remember Dawnn Ashley Jaffier. News Americas, BRIGHTON, MA, Fri. Aug. 29, 2014: A 26-year-old woman who was gunned down over the weekend, while attending Boston’s annual Caribbean Carnival was last night remembered by dozens in Brighton, Massachusetts. Dawnn Ashley Jaffier, was shot and killed on August 23, 2014 as she attended the J’Ouvert ...

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Son Of Suriname President To Get Day In Court

Share Tweet Accused Dino Bouterse News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Aug. 29, 2014: The son of Suriname’s President, Dino Bouterse, is set to face a trial in a U.S. court this October for drug, terrorism and weapons trafficking charges Dino Bouterse, the son of  President Desi Bouterse, was arrested in Panama on August 29 and arrived in the U.S. to ...

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Puerto Rico Disc Jockey Jailed For Sex With Minors

Share Tweet   News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Fri. Aug. 29, 2014: A 45-year-old former disc jockey for high school parties will spend the next 40 years of his life in jail after admitting to engaging in sexual acts with a minor and coercing two others to undress and to engage in various sexual acts. According to court records, ...

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