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Guess Which Black U.S. Leader Was In The Caribbean?

Share Tweet Jesse Jackson greeting Guadeloupeans at the Memorial ACTe (PRNewsFoto/Guadeloupe Islands Tourism Board)  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 22, 2015:  A top US Black leader wrapped up a trip to the Caribbean yesterday, July 21st. Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, concluded a trip to two islands in the French ...

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This Caribbean Flag Waited 54-Years To Fly Again In The U.S.

Share Tweet The Cuban flag was raised in the US again on Monday July 20, 2015. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. July 20, 2015: The flag raised outside the elegant mansion Monday at 16th Street in Washington, DC waited for 54 years to be back up on the flagpole in front the building and on U.S. soil. For the first time ...

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OAS Gets New Assistant Secretary General

Share Tweet News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. 17, 2015:  The Organization of American States (OAS) has a new Assistant Secretary General. Former Permanent Representative of Belize to the Organization of American States (OAS) Nestor Mendez took the office today in a ceremony attended by the Minister of Foreign Relations of Belize, Wilfred Elrington. The Secretary General of the OAS, Luis ...

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Another Earthquake Rattles Barbados

Share Tweet News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. July 17, 2015, 2:06 p.m.: Barbadians again felt the earth shake today. The UWI Seismic Unit reported a 4.2 earthquake at 2:06 p.m. today. The tremor occurred at 121 km NE of Bridgetown, Barbados. The quake also was felt 241 km E of Castries, Saint Lucia and 265 km ESE of Fort-de-France, Martinique. ...

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Quake Rattles Several Caribbean Nations

Share Tweet News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. July 17, 2015: Nationals in at least seven Caribbean nations reported feeling the earth literally shake yesterday. The UWI Seismic Unit reported 6 earthquakes north-east of Barbados. According to the Unit, the quakes occurred in the morning at 07:01, 7:52, 11:16, 11:29 and at  11:36 and in the afternoon at12:23 pm EST. The ...

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Haitian Nabbed For Child Neglect

Share Tweet News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. July 17, 2015: A 47-year-old citizen of Haiti, has been nabbed for child neglect. The man, whose name has not been released, was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport on Tuesday, July 14th after it was revealed he ...

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NASA Finally Figures Out The Size Of Pluto

Share Tweet A portrait from the final approach. Pluto and Charon display striking color and brightness contrast in this composite image from July 11, showing high-resolution black-and-white LORRI images colorized with Ralph data collected from the last rotation of Pluto. Color data being returned by the spacecraft now will update these images, bringing color contrast into sharper focus.Credits: NASA-JHUAPL-SWRI News ...

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U.S. Monitoring Haiti/DR Deportation Issue Closely

Share Tweet Thomas C. Adams, Haiti Special Coordinator At The U.S. Department Of State. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. July 16, 2015: A top U.S. State Department official on Wednesday testified that the Obama administration is closely monitoring the deportation issue on the island of Hispaniola – which is home to both the Dominican Republic and Haiti. “We are also ...

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APR Energy Signs Six-Month Contract Extension for Guatemala Mining Project

Share Tweet JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — APR Energy plc (LSE: APR), a global leader in fast-track power solutions, today announces that it has signed an extension for its 16MW power project supporting a mining customer in Guatemala. APR Energy’s mobile diesel generators have served as the sole power source for the crucial operations of the mine, which ...

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Haiti Weighs Suddenly On Marco Rubio’s Mind

Share Tweet US Senator and Republican Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. July 14, 2015: Republican Presidential hopeful, Cuban American Marco Rubio, has suddenly decided to turn his attention to U.S. policy towards Haiti. Rubio will preside over a hearing titled ‘Overview of U.S. Policy Towards Haiti Prior To The Elections’ tomorrow, July 14th. The hearing is being ...

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