UNESCO team to examine possible Columbus ship wreck

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Share Tweet News Americas Now, New York, NY, Wednesday, June 25, 2014: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is sending to team to Haiti to investigate a shipwreck which may be the Santa Maria. This follows a request for assistance from the Government of Haiti. The Santa Maria […]

Congressman Rangel Wins Primary Election Bid

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Share Tweet Charlie Rangel wins Rematch. (Photo: Hayden Roger Celestin) News Americas, HARLEM, NY, Tues. June 24, 2014: Eighty-four-year-old Congressman Rep. Charles Rangel of Harlem on Tuesday night, beat back a fierce challenge from state Sen. Adriano Espaillat to claim a 23rd and final term in Congress. With 100% of the […]

Another Coke Bust Of A Passenger from Guyana

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Share Tweet News Americas, New York, NY, Fri. June 19, 2014: A U.S. citizen arriving from the South American nation of Guyana is facing federal narcotics smuggling charges after being busted with cocaine in a suitcase handle at J.F.K Airport. Warren Hawk was busted by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol […]

US Veep Launches Caribbean Energy Security Initiative

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Share Tweet News Americas Now, New York, NY, June 24, 2014- United States Vice President Joe Biden recently announced the launch of the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative. The initiative consists of a portfolio of activities designed with the objective of supporting the Caribbean on energy. The Caribbean Energy Security Initiative […]

Footballer With Martinique Roots Help Belgium To Win

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Share Tweet News Americas, RIO, BRAZIL, Weds. June 18, 2014: Axel Witsel, the son of Martinique-born footballer, Thiery Witsel, made Belgium proud Tuesday as he helped the team to a 2-1 win over Algeria in the Group H match-up of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Axel Witsel during the […]

Haitian-American Injured in US World Cup Opener

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Share Tweet NEWS AMERICAS, RIO, BRAZIL, Tues. June 17, 2014: Haitian-American forward Jozy Altidore, the youngest of four children of Haitian parents, suffered a strained hamstring injury during the US’s World Cup game against Ghana. The US, leading 1-0 at the time, went on to win the game 2-1 in exciting […]

Sanctions, self-interest and the Caribbean

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Share Tweet The View from Europe By David Jessop Sanctions and large fines are becoming the weapon of choice for the United States and others as they seek ways to stop nations facilitating trade or financial transfers that touch countries they are engaged in a political dispute with. The issue […]

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Enters Belize

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Share Tweet MADISON, N.J. and AMBERGRIS CAYE, Belize, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced its luxury real estate services are now available in Belize with the opening of Belize Sotheby’s International Realty, owned and operated by McCann & Fisher Ltd. The firm, which is managed […]

Accused Child Killer Arrested

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Share Tweet Accused murderer Daniel St. Hubert. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. June 6, 3014: Daniel St. Hubert , the 27-year-old, man accused of stabbing two small children in a Brooklyn housing project elevator leaving one dead and one critical, has been nabbed by police. St. Hubert, […]