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St. Maarten Forced To Investigate Dead Body Mix-Up

The family of Margaret Porkka want answers. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Tues. Jan. 15, 2013: The government of St. Maarten has been forced to step into the mix after a grieving family in the U.S. received the wrong dead body. A statement from St. Maarten’s government says it has appointed its health inspector to investigate ...

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Nevis Unveils Commemorative Stamp To Hamilton

Premier of Nevis Vance Winkworth Amory unveils the stamp with John Herzog, founder of the The Museum of American Finance on Jan. 10, 2014. (Arthur Piccolo image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 13, 2014: Get ready for the Alexander Hamilton stamp in Nevis. Premier of Nevis Vance Winkworth Amory on Friday, Jan. 10th, unveiled a stamp paying tribute to former ...

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Leading Congressional Voices Urge Renewed Efforts To Help Haiti

The Haitian government and the UN Operations have teamed up with project 16/6 – a rebuilding initiative that includes construction training programs. Photo: Logan Abassi/MINUSTAH News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Sun. Jan. 12, 2013: As Haiti today marked four years since the horrific earthquake of 2010, five Members of Congress insist it is time to renew efforts to rebuild Haiti by ...

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Queen’s Caribbean Honors

Former president of the West Indies Cricket Board, Dr. The Honourable Julian Robert Hunte was among the Queen’s honorees. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LONDON, England, Sat. Jan. 11, 2014: Several Caribbean nationals were recently recognized by the Queen in the New Year Honors list 2014. See the full list below: ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA – ORDER OF ST MICHAEL ...

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Premier Of Nevis To Mark Alexander Hamilton’s Birthday In NYC

Nevis Premier Vance Amory. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 10, 2013: America’s Secretary of the Treasury and greatest immigrant, Alexander Hamilton, was born on the island of Nevis, West Indies, 257 years ago this week. Today, in New York City, the premier of his homeland, Hon. Vance Winkworth Amory, will remember the son of the soil at the annual ‘Happy ...

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North Carolina Minister Jailed For Haitian Sex Abuse

Convicted sex offender Larry Michael Bollinger News Americas, CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Fri. Dec. 10, 2013: A North Carolina Lutheran minister will have to spend the next 25 years in jail for sexually molesting four Haitian girls.  Larry Michael Bollinger, 68, of Gastonia, has been jailed for engaging in illicit sexual conduct while on mission trips in Haiti. According to court ...

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Dominican Republic, Mexican Iced

USICE deports Mexican national Mario Alberto Hernandez-Huerta News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Fri. Jan. 10, 2013:  A Dominican Republic national and a Mexican migrant were both deported this week for murder. Pedro Felipe Rosario, 35, of the DR was transported via an ICE Air Operations flight and turned over to immigration officials in Santo Domingo. He was convicted of murder if ...

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Caribbean Radio Show To Remember Life Of Veteran Broadcaster

Terry Holder News Americas, TAMPA, FL, Fri. Jan. 10, 2013: The life of veteran Guyana-born broadcaster and communications expert, Terry Holder, will be celebrated this Saturday as the ‘Caribbean Forum’ show on the Uhuru Radio Network pays tribute to the former Deputy Manager of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph, (GT&T). Holder, 73, passed away at his Bel Air Park, Guyana ...

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Puerto Rico National Makes History In NYC

New, New York City Council Speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito, (D- District 8- East Harlem) By NAN Staff Writer  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 9, 2014: Puerto Rico national, Melissa Mark-Viverito, made history in New York City yesterday, becoming the first Latina, first Puerto Rican and first person of color to be selected to serve as Speaker of the 51-member ...

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CWH Limited Secures Majority Share in Capital G Limited

CAPITAL G BANK LIMITED EXECS: Left to Right: Keith Stock, Robert Flohr, Zoran Fotak, David Carrick, Ian Truran, Mitchell Hedstrom. (PRNewsFoto/Capital G Bank Limited) HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Capital G Limited announced today that it had entered into a formal agreement on 31st December 2013 to amalgamate with Clarien Group Limited (“Clarien”), a wholly owned subsidiary of CWH ...

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