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El Dorado Awards Honored For Guyanese For Making A Difference

Share Tweet News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. Sept. 22, 2015: Several Guyanese nationals were recently presented with ‘El Dorado Awards’ for their efforts to make a difference and bring about positive change in the South American nation.  Among the top honorees at The Caribbean Voice (TCV) event were philanthropist, social activist and business woman Ameena Gafoor;  social and empowerment activist, ...

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Seaborne Airlines Announces Restart of Service to Dominica

Share Tweet SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Seaborne Airlines has announced it is restarting normal operations to the Island of Dominica effective Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015.   This will include resumption of the American Airlines code-shared connecting service from San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport to Douglas Charles International Airport in Dominica, on a daily basis, ...

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West Indian Carnival Expresses Sadness As Jamaican-American NY Governor Staffer Passes

Share Tweet Carey Gabay, a Caribbean-born lawyer in New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration died on Sept. 17, 2015 after being hit by an apparent stray bullet at the annual J’Ouvert Festival early Labor morning, Sept. 7, 2015. News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. Sept. 18, 2015: Officials of the West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA), on Thursday voiced ...

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Verizon is First U.S. Wireless Company to Offer Roaming in Cuba

Share Tweet NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — It’s been about one month since the United States officially reopened its embassy in Cuba. Starting next week, Verizon Wireless customers who travel internationally can connect easily – including talk, messaging and data – while in the Caribbean’s largest nation, through the company’s Pay-As-You-Go International Travel option. Verizon is the first ...

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Jamaican-American NY Governor Staffer Brain Dead – Five Fast Facts

Share Tweet Carey Gabay, a Caribbean-born lawyer in New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration has now been declared brain dead after being hit by an apparent stray bullet at the annual J’Ouvert Festival early Labor morning, Sept. 7, 2015. News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Sept. 17, 2015: Carey Gabay, the Jamaican-American born aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo, who was ...

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Central American Internet Users Engage with Many Social Networks, with 97 Percent Using Facebook

Share Tweet MEXICO CITY, Sept. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCOR), a leader in digital media analytics, announced the release of the Study Central America 2015 highlighting the current state of digital trends, including social media and mobile usage. The report shows a detailed analysis of the overall media consumption and behavior of internet users, where we can find ...

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Caribbean Victims Of 9/11 ‘Live’ On At Memorial Pools

Share Tweet The names of the Caribbean victims of September 11, 2001, ‘live’ on, on the bronze parapets surrounding the Memorial pools at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in downtown Manhattan. News Americas, NY, NY, Fri. Sept. 11, 2015: Today, as many across the US pause to mark the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attack, many of ...

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Markel to Acquire Assets of CATCo Investment Management Ltd.

Share Tweet RICHMOND, Va., LONDON and HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Markel Corporation (“Markel”) (NYSE: MKL) and CATCo Investment Management Ltd. (“CATCo”) jointly announced today that they have entered into an agreement whereby Markel will acquire substantially all of the assets of CATCo. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the ...

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Multi-Million Caribbean Ganja Bust Completed

Share Tweet A joint task force from Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos (OPBAT) seized 2,842 pounds of marijuana worth over $2.5 million during three separate law enforcement operations in the Bahamas this past weekend. News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Sept. 10, 2015: A drug bust valued at $2.5 million has been completed in the Bahamas.  A joint task force from ...

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