Integrated Latin American Market Open For Trading

Integrated Latin American Market Open For Trading
Share Tweet News Americas, SANTIAGO, Chile, Weds. June 1, 2011: A new Integrated Latin American Market is ready to do business. MILA, or Mercado Integrado Latinoamericano, began operations on Monday and is a market integration project taken on by...

U.S. Claims Homeless From Haiti Quake Far Less

U.S. Claims Homeless From Haiti Quake Far Less
Share Tweet News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 1, 2011: Less than one million people moved into tent cities after the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti and not the 1.5 million originally estimated. That’s according to a leaked new United...

Suspected Drug Traffickers Killed In Brazil

Share Tweet News Americas, RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Weds. June 1, 2011: A police operation in a favela or shantytown of Rio de Janeiro left four alleged drug traffickers dead Tuesday. Brazilian police said the operation was staged to try to capture...

No White House Pomp & Ceremony But Proclamation For Caribbean-American Heritage Month

No White House Pomp & Ceremony But Proclamation For Caribbean-American Heritage Month
Share Tweet PHOTO: President Barack Obama greets Hugh Hills, 85, in front of his home in Joplin, Mo., May 29, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 1, 2011: There will be no pomp and ceremony at...

That Political Partnership Agreement With Europe

Published on May 31 2011 // Breaking News, Caribbean, News, Top Stories
That Political Partnership Agreement With Europe
Share Tweet By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. June 1, 2011: For the last year Europe and the Caribbean have been working on what in effect is a political partnership agreement. This far reaching treaty, which is relatively unknown...

Lightning Bolt Strikes In Czech Republic

Published on May 31 2011 // Breaking News, Featured, Jamaica, Sports, Top Stories
Lightning Bolt Strikes In Czech Republic
Share Tweet News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. May 31, 2011: Usain “Lightning” Bolt struck in the Czech Republic earlier today, winning the 100 metres in a time of 9.91. The Jamaican triple Olympian, for the fifth time in Ostrava, won at the...

Reggae Star Says Kingston Is Holding On

Reggae Star Says Kingston Is Holding On
Share Tweet News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. May 31, 2011: Reggae star Gramps Morgan insists Jamaican American singer, Sean Kingston, is holding on after a crash landed him in a Miami hospital over the weekend. “He’s stable. Sean Kingston is alive...

Barbados Launches Its Own OTA

Share Tweet MIAMI, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association (BHTA) has signed an agreement with Regatta Travel Solutions to launch BookBarbadosNow.com. The site aims to become the primary resource for information...

J.Lo Sex Tape Can Be Released

J.Lo Sex Tape Can Be Released
Share Tweet News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. May 31, 2011: Jennifer Lopez’s first husband has gotten the court’s permission to release a sex tape he made with her. A judge on Friday ruled that Ojani Noa could release the personal home videos...

Jonestown Memorial Unveiled

Jonestown Memorial Unveiled
Share Tweet News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. May 31, 2011: Thirty-two years after 918 people were killed in a mass murder /suicide in Guyana, a memorial has been erected in their memory in Oakland, CA. Some 400 of the victims of Peoples Temple...