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This Caribbean-Born Singer Will Spend The Next 8 Years In A US Jail

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 17, 2018:A Caribbean-born musician from Jamaica will spend the next 8 years in a US jail after being convicted of drug trafficking in Madison County. Patrick Beadle, also known as BlackFire, 46, was sentenced by Madison County Circuit Judge William in Mississippi, for marijuana he said he obtained legally in ...

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Crashed Plane With Guyanese Instructor Was Heading To South Carolina

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 16, 2018: A plane that crashed in the Hamptons over the weekend killing three, including the Guyana-born flight instructor, was actually heading to South Carolina. The twin-engine plane was bound for Charleston, South Carolina when it broke apart and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Long Island in New York ...

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Crashed Plane With Guyanese Instructor Was Heading To South Carolina

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 16, 2018: A plane that crashed in the Hamptons over the weekend killing three, including the Guyana-born flight instructor, was actually heading to South Carolina. The twin-engine plane was bound for Charleston, South Carolina when it broke apart and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Long Island in New York ...

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This Caribbean Diaspora Organization Is Saving Young Students Lives One Defibrillator At A Time

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 11, 2018: A Caribbean Diaspora organization is on a mission of saving the lives of young students and athletes in Jamaica and the Caribbean one defibrillator at a time. New York-based organization, Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB), began its Defibrillator to Schools Program in 2014 after the passing of student-athlete Cavahn McKenzie of St. ...

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Sunwing Travel Group And Rex Resorts Announce Strategic Alliance

News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Tues,. Oct. 02, 2018: Sunwing Travel Group announced today that the Group’s hotel division would begin operating six of Rex Resorts’ Caribbean hotels as part of a newly formed strategic alliance, effective December 01, 2018. As part of this landmark agreement, Sunwing’s growing hotel division plans to make significant improvements to each of the resorts over ...

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Phoenix Tower International Closes $485mn Term Loan Facility to Finance Further International Growth

BOCA RATON, Florida, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Phoenix Tower International (PTI), a leading wireless communications infrastructure provider, announces it has closed a US$485mn senior secured term loan facility to continue its international expansion. PTI successfully upsized and extended its existing credit facility and strengthened the composition of its syndicate group highlighting the company’s continuing success. The transaction consists ...

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This Caribbean PM Calls For Small State Exceptionalism At UN

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 28, 2018: As Caribbean leaders got their turn Thursday to address the 73rd UN General Assembly, one Caribbean head of state used his time to call for small State exceptionalism to be placed at the center of the global discourse and responses addressing climate change. St. Vincent and the Grenadines ...

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Bombardier CRJ Series Certified for Higher Maintenance Intervals

News Americas, MONTREAL, Canada, Sept. 24, 2018: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) has granted approval for the maintenance intervals escalation of the CRJ700, CRJ900 and CRJ1000 aircraft. The line maintenance interval (A-check) is extended to 800 flight hours, and the heavy maintenance interval (C-check) at 8,000 flight hours. “With the longest maintenance intervals on ...

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Bombardier Delivers First 90-Seat Aircraft To SpiceJet

News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. Sept. 21, 2018: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today announced the delivery of its first 90-seat Q400 aircraft. The aircraft was handed over to India’s SpiceJet Limited (“SpiceJet”) the launch operator for the extra-capacity, 90-seat aircraft. “We are excited to induct the 90-seat Q400 aircraft into our fleet,” said Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet. “The ...

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