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Privy Council Rules In Favor Of Opposition In St. Kitts/Nevis

Share Tweet By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, CHARLESTOWN, Nevis, Fri. Feb. 13, 2015: Registered voters in the Federation of St. Kitts/Nevis must vote in Monday’s elections on the electoral boundaries that existed prior to January 16th,  the UK-based Judicial Committee of the Privy Council ruled Thursday. Lords Mance, Kerr, Clarke, Reed and Hodge overturned the Denzil Douglas government’s introduction ...

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US Bust Nets $29 Million In Cocaine

Share Tweet News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015: Cocaine with an estimated street value of $29 million has been nabbed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents, working jointly with the Caribbean Corridor Strike Force (CCSF). The bust resulted in the seizure of 989 kilograms of cocaine and the arrest of ...

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Netflix Now Available in Cuba

Share Tweet News Americas, LOS GATOS, Calif., Feb. 10, 2015: Cubans will now have access to Netflix. Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX), the leading Internet film and TV subscription service, announced Monday it will offer a broad range of great global entertainment to Cuban consumers as Internet access improves and credit and debit cards become more widely available. Starting Mondday, people in ...

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Former Jamaican-American Lawmaker Guilty

Share Tweet Guilty! – Former NYS Senator Malcolm Smith. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 6, 2015: Former Jamaican-American New York State Senator, Malcolm Smith, was convicted Thursday in a failed $200,000 bribery scheme to ​fix the Republican line in the 2013 mayoral election. Smith, a former senator in Queens, NY, now faces up to ...

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Populus Successfully Delivers the National Health Information System for the Government of Barbados On Time and On Budget

Share Tweet News Americas, FREDERICTON, New Brunswick, Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Populus Global Solutions Inc., a New Brunswick, Canada-based company, is pleased to report that the Government of Barbados has launched its new National Health Information System using the Populus technology. “In an instant, an individual’s medical history, latest blood test and investigations like X-rays, can be seen by attending physicians ...

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Opposition Gets Boundaries Appeal Stay In St. Kitts/Nevis

Share Tweet CCM’s Deputy Premier Mark Brantley, r. with enthusiastic supporters on Jan. 29, 2015. News Americas, CHARLESTOWN, Nevis, Thurs. Jan. 30, 2015: Team Unity, a coalition of three opposition parties in the Caribbean island of St. Kitts/Nevis, was  last night celebrating a victory in the appeals court of The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court which now allows the February 16th ...

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Jamaica PM Addresses Black Caucus on Cuba Relations

Share Tweet Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller addresses members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) in the US House of Representatives and other senior member of the United States Congress, as well as officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the US Department of State at the Capitol Building in Washington D.C .on Monday (January 26). During her address, ...

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Which Caribbean Island Is Hosting The Royals?

Share Tweet The Royal Family, Prince William, Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and Prince George. News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Thurs. Jan. 29, 2015: Mustique, a small private island that is part of St Vincent and the Grenadines in the Caribbean, is the island of choice for Prince William and The Duchess of Cambridge’s last vacation before their second baby ...

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Date Announced For St. Kitts/Nevis Elections

Share Tweet PM Douglas is being challenged by Team Unity at r. The opposition parties have come together under the banner Team Unity. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 28, 2015: Voters in the Federation of St. Kitts/Nevis will go to the polls on February 16, 2015 – President’s Day in the U.S. The islands’ Prime Minister, Dr. Denzil ...

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U.S. Pledges To Help Transform Caribbean Energy Systems

Share Tweet US Vice President Joe Biden, center, joined other Caribbean leaders for a group photo during the Caribbean Energy Security Summit at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. on January 26, 2015. [US State Department photo] News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 27, 2015: The U.S. government on Monday pledged to support the transformation of the ...

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