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Caribbean Nationals Throw “Shade” On Trump

Share Tweet Donald Trump at the first GOP debate on Aug. 6, 2015. (FOX News image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 7, 2015: The first GOP debate is officially over but many are still talking about it on social media, including Caribbean-Americans, who tuned in to watch seven Republican men slug it out for their party’s nomination. Many ...

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Former US Virgin Islands Official Busted On Bribery Charges

Share Tweet News Americas, ST. CROIX, USVI, Fri. Aug. 7, 2015: The former Director of Finance and Administration for the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority (VIPFA) has been slapped with conspiracy and bribery charges by the U.S. Justice Department. Julito Francis, 53, was on Thursday charged with 11 counts of conspiracy, bribery, extortion under color of official right, honest services ...

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United States Salutes Jamaica On Its Independence

Share Tweet President Obama with Jamaica PM Portia Simpson Miller in Jamaica in April. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Aug. 6, 2015: As Jamaica celebrates its 53rd anniversary of independence from Britain today, the United States Government has insisted that it “remains a steadfast partner and friend.” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, in a statement on behalf of President ...

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Crew Member Jailed For Sex Assault On Caribbean Cruise

Share Tweet Karam Seechurn as seen on his Facebook page. News Americas, NEWARK, N.J. Thurs. Aug. 6, 2015: A 25-year-old employee of Royal Caribbean cruise lines will have to spend another 5 months and two weeks in prison for assaulting a passenger on board a cruise to the Caribbean. Karan Seechurn was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Newark, New ...

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Bahamian Supreme Court Grants Baha Mar Leave To Appeal Rejection Of Recognition Of U.S. Chapter 11 Proceedings

Share Tweet NASSAU, Bahamas, Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Baha Mar today stated it is gratified that the Supreme Court of The Bahamas has granted leave to appeal the Court’s decision to reject Baha Mar’s application seeking the recognition of the U.S. Chapter 11 proceedings in the Delaware Court. About Baha Mar Baha Mar is set on 3,000 feet of ...

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Red Stripe’s “Jamaican” Promotion Triggers Lawsuit

Share Tweet News Americas, SAN DIEGO, CA, Mon. Aug. 3, 2015:  On the heels of a class action settlement that now will see Beck’s beer agreeing that it misled consumers into believing that Beck’s is German brewed, Red Stripe beer is facing a similar lawsuit. Two individuals represented by the law firm of Robbins Arroyo have filed a suit in ...

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The Caribbean Voice Welcomes Suicide Help Lines In Guyana

Share Tweet News Americas, Mon. Aug.3, 2015:  The Caribbean Voice and its partners have welcomed the announcement by Guyana’s Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud, that the police force will be launching suicide help lines. “If our understanding is correct, these help lines would be located at every police station and manned 24/7 by trained personnel,” Caribbean Voice said in a statement. ...

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Philadelphia Caribbean Festival To Celebrate 29 Years Of Caribbean Cultural Awareness

Share Tweet News Americas Now- Monday, August 3, 2015- Philadelphia, PA – ¬ ALL ABOARD NOW, IT IS FESTIVAL TIME! Philadelphia’s Great Plaza will be transformed into many islands showcasing authentic island sounds of reggae, roots international beat, soca, hip-hop, cool jazz, gospel and creative dances complimented by a market place of Caribbean fashions and exotic cuisine. Yeah Mon that’s ...

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Philadelphia Caribbean Festival To Celebrate 29 Years Of Caribbean Cultural Awareness

Share Tweet News Americas Now- Monday, August 3, 2015- Philadelphia, PA – ¬ ALL ABOARD NOW, IT IS FESTIVAL TIME! Philadelphia’s Great Plaza will be transformed into many islands showcasing authentic island sounds of reggae, roots international beat, soca, hip-hop, cool jazz, gospel and creative dances complimented by a market place of Caribbean fashions and exotic cuisine. Yeah Mon that’s ...

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Philadelphia Caribbean Festival Turns 29

Share Tweet News Americas, Philadelphia, PA, Mon. August 3, 2015: Philadelphia’s Caribbean Festival is turning 29 this month. The Philadelphia Great Plaza will be transformed into many islands showcasing authentic island sounds of reggae, roots international beat, soca, hip-hop, cool jazz, gospel and creative dances complimented by a market place of Caribbean fashions and exotic cuisine. The 29th Annual Caribbean ...

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