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Guyana Hopeful Of Peaceful Resolution Of Venezuelan Border Brouhaha

Share Tweet Guyana President David Granger News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. July 9, 2015: Guyana’s new President says he is hopeful of a peaceful resolution to the border crisis between his country and Venezuela. President David Granger expressed optimism as the Venezuelan government moved to recall its ambassador to Guyana for “consultations” amid an escalating row over oil exploration in ...

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Hillary Clinton Gives Back-Handed Support to Caribbean Son

Share Tweet   Hillary Clinton in her first national interview since announcing her run for Presidency. (CNN image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 8, 2015: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday indirectly lent support to the Caribbean-born, US’ greatest immigrant as she too weighed in on the controversial US currency changes proposed by the  Treasury Department. In ...

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DR Immigration Agency Director Threatens More Deportation

Share Tweet Dominican Republic immigration director, Major General Rubén Darío Paulino Sem says the deportations will happen. News Americas, SANTO DOMINGO, DR, Tues. July 7, 2015: The director of the Dominican Republic Immigration Agency says undocumented foreigners who have not registered for the country’s legalization program could be deported as soon as today, Tuesday, July 7th. Ruben Dario Paulino’s announcement ...

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Puerto Rican Jailed For Intent To Have Sex With Minor

Share Tweet News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Mon. July 6, 2015: A former Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employee will spend the next 15 years plus years in jail for transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual conduct. William Y. Maldonado, 36, of Peñuelas, was sentenced to 15 years and eight months in prison by U.S. ...

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This Caribbean-American Lawmaker Is Going To Jail

Share Tweet News Americas, WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Thurs. July 2, 2015: A Caribbean-American New York lawmaker will have to spend the next seven years of his life in prison for a scheme to bribe his way onto the ballot of the 2013 New York City mayoral election. Former Democratic New York State Sen., Jamaican-American Malcolm Smith, was sentenced Wednesday in ...

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Obama’s Letter To Raul

Share Tweet President Obama making the Cuba/US embassy announcement on July 1, 2015. (White House image) News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C. Thurs. July 2, 2015: Get ready for a Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C. and a U.S. embassy in Havana this July 20th.  President Barack Obama made it official in a letter to Cuba’s President Raul Castro on June 30th. The ...

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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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