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Super Moon Cloudy Over Brooklyn, NY

Share Tweet News  Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Aug. 11, 2014: The perigee-syzygy or  full/new moon, aka, the Super Moon, failed to shine brightly over Brooklyn and Queens, NY early Monday morning with residents there getting a cloudy view instead of the worldwide phenomenon. Clouds blanketed the Super Moon at 2:01 a.m. Monday morning as it passed over South Brooklyn, New York. Scientists ...

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Cocaine Found In Sugar Cane Sweets

Share Tweet The cocaine was found in caramelized sugar cane sweets. (US CBP image) News Americas, STERLING, VA, Mon. Aug. 11, 2014: Over one and a half pounds of cocaine in caramelized sugar cane sweets were recently found on a Honduran woman trying to enter the U.S. through Dulles International Airport. The woman, who requested entry as a courier on ...

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Jean-Bertrand Aristide Facing Money Laundering, Corruption Probe

Share Tweet Jean Bertrand Aristide (File Photo) News Americas, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. Aug. 8, 2014: Former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide has reportedly been banned from leaving Haiti following a probe into money laundering, corruption and drug trafficking. Judge Lamarre Belizaire is reportedly in charge of the query, according to Port-au-Prince civil court judge Raymond Jean Michel. Michel was quoted by ...

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Mexican Leader Of Major Heroin Trafficking Ring Convicted

Share Tweet News Americas, ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Fri. Aug. 8,  2014: A 39-year-old Mexican national who played a leadership role in a major heroin trafficking organization has been convicted in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A federal jury returned a guilty verdict against Miguel Bustamante-Conchas, 39, on heroin trafficking charges after a six-day trial. Bustamante-Conchas was one of seven men arrested in June ...

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Colombian Kingpin Jailed

Share Tweet Diego Perez Henao after his capture by Venezuelan authorities in Venezuela on June 3, 2012. News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Aug. 8, 2014: A 43-year-old Colombian national will spend the next 30 years in prison for conspiring with others to manufacture and distribute cocaine in the United States. U.S. District Judge Patricia A. Seitz sentenced Diego Perez Henao, ...

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Former Bermuda-Registered Broker-Dealer Indicted

Share Tweet Federal court in the District of New Jersey. News Americas, NEWARK, NJ, Fri. Aug. 8, 2014:  The former chief executive officer and a former trader of a former broker-dealer registered in Bermuda has been indicted in federal court in the District of New Jersey.  Anthony Blumberg, 49, of ConvergEx Global Markets Limited (CGM Limited) has been charged for ...

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Happy Independence Day – Jamaica, Bolivia

Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Aug. 6, 2014:  News Americas Now salutes the nations of Jamaica and Bolivia which both celebrate their independence anniversaries today, August 6th by spotlighting on the Hollywood actors and actresses who have roots in these nations. Jamaica became an independent nation in 1962 after earning its independence from Britain. Bolivia’s independence was definitively proclaimed ...

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New York Montserrat Organization Turns 100

Share Tweet News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. Aug. 6, 2014: A Montserrat Diaspora organization will celebrate its 100th birthday next month with a year-long a series of events to mark the century of service. The Montserrat Progressive Society (MPS), founded in September 1914, will kick off the year-long celebration with a Black Tie Awards Gala on September 20.Other events to ...

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