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Get Ready For A U.S. Embassy In Havana

Share Tweet President Obama and Cuba’s Raul Castro, l. in Panama on April 11, 2015. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C, Weds. July 1, 2015: The U.S. and Cuba have reached an agreement to open embassies in Havana. President Obama is set to make the historic announcement in the Rose Garden at 11 a.m. today in Washington.  The agreement could also see ...

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Meet Jack Warner’s New Attorney

Share Tweet Jack Warner’s new attorney, Edward Fitzgerald, QC. News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. July 1, 2015: Former FIFA vice-president and Trinidad minister of government, Jack Warner, has hired a top British attorney to fight extradition to the United States. British-born Edward Fitzgerald, QC, has confirmed he is Warner’s new attorney. Fitzgerald, specializes in criminal law, public law and international ...

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Colombian Paramilitary Leader Jailed

Share Tweet News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. July 1, 2015: A senior paramilitary leader and one of Colombia’s most notorious drug traffickers will spend the next 15 years of his life in prison for leading an international drug trafficking conspiracy that imported into the United States ton-quantities of cocaine. Salvatore Mancuso-Gomez, aka El Mono and Santander Lozada, formerly of Monteria, ...

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UN Secretary-General For Caribbean Visit

Share Tweet UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon for Barbados Today. News Americas, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Weds. July 1, 2015:  Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban-Ki-moon, is set to arrive in Barbados today, July 1st for a three-day visit. The secretary general will be in Barbados from Wednesday July 1st  to Friday July 3rd to address the Opening Ceremony of ...

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Trial Of Guyanese-American Lawmaker Continues Today

Share Tweet New York State Senator John Sampson ‘s trial continues in Brooklyn today. News Americas, BROOKLYN,NY, Mon. June 29, 2015: The trial of Guyanese-American lawmaker, New York Senator John Sampson, continues today in a Brooklyn Court with a former friend and campaign contributor set to continue testimony against him. Convicted Guyanese-born businessman and former campaign backer, Ed Ahmad, is ...

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10 Caribbean-Born US Politicians

Share Tweet Councilman Philippe Derose By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 26, 2015: Caribbean nationals are in all strata of work and service in the United States of America. As National Caribbean American Heritage Month 2015 wraps up, News Americas Now spotlights on 10 Caribbean-born U.S. politicians across the country. 1: Philippe Derose Philippe Derose ...

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New U.S. Rights Report Slams Cuba, Venezuela

Share Tweet Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the State Department in Washington to release it’s annual human rights reports, June 25, 2015. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 26, 2015: The United States labeled both Cuba and Venezuela as human rights abusers in the Americas even as it sought to improve relations with Cuba and set up an ...

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DR-Born Major League Baseball Players Urged To Defend Country

Share Tweet In 2013, a prostitute said Vinicio “Vinicito” Castillo Seman, “invents things [to do] with young girls, and then forces them to do the same things with indicted US Senator Sen. Menendez. News Americas, SANTO DOMINGO, D.R., Thurs. June 25, 2015: Dominican Republic-born Major League Baseball players are being urged to defend their country of birth from accusations of ...

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Isis’ Latest Caribbean Attack

Share Tweet The Isis support message posted to the JIS site. (Jamaica Observer image) News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. June 24, 2015: A second Caribbean nation has come under attack from supporters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or Isis as it’s more popularly known. Jamaica’s Houses of Parliament, the Jamaica Information Service and the Jamaica ...

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A US$200,000 Plus Caribbean Retreat

Share Tweet Bill Clinton seen in this Instagram photo in Punta Cana, DR. (Instagram Image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 24, 2015: How would you like to go on an all expense paid US$200,000 trip? If you were Bill and Hillary Clintons’ security detail you could! Simply let the U.S. taxpayers pick up the tab! According to The ...

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