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Cryptofacil to Launch Digital Asset Platform; Platform Will Be Powered by Bittrex

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Cryptofacil, a new fintech digital asset trading platform, and Bittrex, the premier U.S. based blockchain trading platform, announced a partnership today that will launch a digital asset trading platform with over 200 digital tokens. The platform will reach customers in Latin America and the Caribbean. The partnership will combine Bittrex’s cutting-edge trading ...

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Caribbean Roots First Lady Among Grand Marshals For Brooklyn West Indian Labor Day Carnival

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 3, 2018: New York’s Caribbean-roots First Lady, Chirlane McCray, is among the grand marshals set to lead off today’s West Indian American Labor Day Carnival in Brooklyn, NY. McCray, who her husband. NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio called his “Bajan Queen” at the carnival’s launch reception at Gracie Mansion recently, will join William Howard, ...

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Cuban American Journalist Could Replace Ros-Lehtinen

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, Fl, Weds. Aug. 29, 2018: A Cuban-American journalist was making news Tuesday night instead of reporting the news after winning the Florida Republican Primary in House District 27 to replace Cuban-born Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. Maria Elvira Salazar beat out a crowded GOP field that included two Cuban natives and former Miami-Dade County ...

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Haitian Born Florida State Senator Loses Seat

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, Fl, Weds. Aug. 29, 2018: Haitian-born, Florida State Senator, Daphne Campbell, lost her seat in Florida elections held Tuesday. Campbell, who was elected to represent Florida’s District 38 eight years ago in the state legislature, lost to wealthy former prosecutor Jason Pizzo, who captured 54.2 percent of the vote in Senate District. ...

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This Caribbean Island Is Trending Ahead Of Florida’s Primary Elections

By NAN Contributor News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. August 28, 2018: A Caribbean island was trending yesterday but for all the wrong reasons. The Cayman Islands found itself trending on Twitter Monday afternoon – and it wasn’t for its great beaches, natural beauty or iguana meat exports. Ahead of the Florida Primary Elections on August 28th, The Tampa Bay Times/Miami ...

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Caribbean Nationals Among 19 Indicted For Illegally Voting In 2016

By NAN Contributor News Americas, WILMINGTON, N.C., Tues. August 28, 2018: Five Caribbean nationals are among 19 charged in the Eastern District of North Carolina with unlawfully voting in the 2016 elections. They include two nationals from Haiti and one each from Guyana, Grenada and the Dominican Republic. The Caribbean immigrants were charged by a federal grand jury in Wilmington ...

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Here’s How Caribbean American US Congressmembers Are Remembering John McCain

By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Aug. 27, 2018: Caribbean-American, U.S. members of congress from both sides of the isle are among those paying tribute to the maverick, American hero and long-time Senator and Presidential candidate, John Sidney McCain, III. Their comments come after McCain passed away on Saturday August 25th at 4:28 p.m. EST at his home ...

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This Caribbean Roots Woman Is Running As A Republican For Congress

By NAN Contributor News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Aug. 24, 2018: A Caribbean-roots, Florida woman is hoping to become the Republican nominee for Florida’s 7th Congressional district. Vennia Francois, whose parents immigrated from the Bahamas, is a first-time candidate who says she was inspired to run after the current Democratic incumbent, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, claimed a marginal victory over former ...

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Group Of U.S. Congressmembers For Guyana

News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. Aug. 17, 2018: Guyana’s Minister of State has revealed a group of U.S. congressmembers and senior military officers will be in the South American nation in the coming weeks. Minister Joseph Harmon made the disclosure in a post-cabinet briefing Thursday. While he did not reveal any names, he said the team may be around 7-8 ...

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Bombardier Continues African Market Penetration with Pre-Owned Q400

News Americas, MONTREAL, Canada, Aug. 13, 2018: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that the company successfully placed three pre-owned Q400 turboprops with PassionAir from the Republic of Ghana. The airline acquired the aircraft through a dry-lease with a third party. “Bombardier has sold about 3,500 new regional aircraft to date, and we continue to be very active on the used ...

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