Green Card Holders from Latin America, Caribbean Show Decline

Green Card Holders from Latin America, Caribbean Show Decline
Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 1, 2011: The number of green card or legal permanent residents from Latin America and the Caribbean has showed a slight decline over 2009 totals. That’s according to latest statistics released...

Housing Affordability Killing Mexicans, Dominicans In NYC

Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 1, 2011: Mexican and Dominican immigrants are most affected by the sky high housing prices in the Big Apple. That’s according to a new report from the Community Service Society of New York. The...

Jamaican Ponzi Schemer Faces June Sentencing

Published on Mar 31 2011 // Caribbean, Jamaica, News, Top Stories
Jamaican Ponzi Schemer Faces June Sentencing
Share Tweet News Americas, ORLANDO, FL, Fri. April 1, 2011: Former OLINT head and Jamaica national, David A. Smith faces a June sentencing date. Smith, who in a plea deal with prosecutors, this week admitted in Federal District Court in Orlando to...

Guyana Opposition Wants Independent Narco-Inquiry

Published on Mar 31 2011 // Caribbean, Guyana, News, Top Stories
Share Tweet News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. April 1, 2011: Guyana’s main opposition party, the People National Congress Reform, is calling for a comprehensive, independent, judicial inquiry into all aspects of narcotics-trafficking in the...

Stanford Investors Sue SEC

Published on Mar 31 2011 // Antigua, News, Top Stories, United States
Stanford Investors Sue SEC
Share Tweet News Americas, DALLAS, Texas, Fri. April 1, 2011: Several former investors in R. Allen Stanford’s bank are now suing the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The investors, in a lawsuit, blames the SEC and Spencer Barasch, a partner...

Nicaraguan Is New Libyan Ambassador At UN

Published on Mar 31 2011 // Central America, Latin America, News, Nicaragua, Top Stories
Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 1, 2011: A Nicaraguan national and former minister of government, is now the new Libyan ambassador at the U.N. As the U.S. and NATO forces continued an assault on Libya, the Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi...

NY Honor For Five-Time Olympian

Published on Mar 31 2011 // Caribbean, Jamaica, News, Top Stories, United States
Share Tweet News Americas, New York, NY, Fri. April 1, 2011: Five-time Jamaican Olympian, Donald Quarrie, is set to be honored in New York later this month. Non-profit group, Team Jamaica Bickle, will honor Quarrie at their annual Pre-Penn Relay Carnival...

New Ecuador Consulate Opens In New Orleans

Published on Mar 31 2011 // Ecuador, News, Top Stories, United States
Share Tweet News Americas, NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, Fri. April 1, 2011: Ecuador has re-opened a consulate in the Big Easy. The consulate in New Orleans aims to serve the some 10,000 Ecuadoreans who now call Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi home. The...

Rihanna, Jennifer Nettles Perform At ACM

Published on Mar 31 2011 // Barbados, Caribbean, Entertainment, United States
Rihanna, Jennifer Nettles Perform At ACM
Share Tweet News Americas, LAS VEGAS, Nevada, Mon. April 4, 2011: In a historic move last night, sexy Bajan singer Rihanna teamed up with country music star Jennifer Nettles for a live performance at the 46th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards. Rihanna,...

Ziggy To Headline Irish Music Fest

Published on Mar 31 2011 // Caribbean, Entertainment
Ziggy To Headline Irish Music Fest
Share Tweet News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. April 1, 2011: Reggae royalty, Ziggy Marley, is set to headline Ireland’s premier surf and music festival Sea Sessions. The son of the late Robert Nesta Marley, will play at the event, set for...