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U.S. Helping Investigate Caribbean Airlines Crash In Guyana

U.S. Helping Investigate Caribbean Airlines Crash In Guyana
News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Sat. July 30, 2011: The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in the U.S is helping to investigate the Caribbean Airlines crash in Guyana. The NTSB will join with the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority and the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority (TTCAA)...

An Immigrant Sheds The Cloak Of Anonymity For “Justice”

An Immigrant Sheds The Cloak Of Anonymity For “Justice”
Published on Jul 28 2011 // Breaking News, Features, News, Top Stories, United States
Guinean immigrant Ms. Nafissatou Diallo, who accused the former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault, speaks at a press conference with her lawyer Kenneth P. Thompson (L) and Pastor of the Christian Cultural Center, Rev. A. R. Bernard (R) on July 28, 2011 at the Christian Cultural Center,...

New Peru President Vows To Help Poor

New Peru President Vows To Help Poor
Published on Jul 28 2011 // Features, Latin America, News, Peru, South America, Top Stories
Peru's newly sworn-in President Ollanta Humala waves people from an open car outside the National Congress in Lima, Peru, Thursday July 28, 2011. (AP Photo)News Americas, LIMA, Peru, Fri. July 29, 2011: The 97th President of Peru took the oath of office yesterday, independence day in the South American...

Antiguan Men May Face Death For British Couple’s Murder

Published on Jul 28 2011 // Antigua, Caribbean, News, Top Stories
News Americas, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Fri. July 29, 2011: Two men in their early twenty’s could face the death penalty for murdered a British couple on honeymoon in Antigua. Kaniel Martin, 23, and Avie Howell, 20, were on Wednesday found guilty of murdering Ben and Catherine Mullany on 27 July, 2008....

First Jamaican Jerk Festival Makes New York Debut

First Jamaican Jerk Festival Makes New York Debut
Published on Jul 28 2011 // Caribbean, Features, News, Top Stories, United States
Attendees turned out en masse for the event. (Alexander Sahadeo image/NAN)News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 29, 2011: For the first time in its history, the Jamaican Jerk Festival USA debuted in New York and not even a sudden downpour could extinguish the flames. The family-style event drew a large...

Marleys’ Dominate Billboard Chart

Marleys’ Dominate Billboard Chart
Published on Jul 28 2011 // Caribbean, Entertainment, Top Stories, United States
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 29, 2011: Four Marleys’ remain on the Billboard reggae chart, including the late great, Robert Nesta Marley. Singer Stephen Marley has taken the number one spot on the Billboard Reggae chart. Marley’s “Revelation Pt. 1: The Root Of Life,” beat back Reggae...

Countdown Begins To 2014 FIFA World Cup

Countdown Begins To 2014 FIFA World Cup
News Americas, RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Fri. July 29, 2011: The official count down to the 2014 World Cup will begin tomorrow, July 30th, as the preliminary draw gets underway in Rio de Janeiro. It will undoubtedly be a mega celebration as Latin American giants Brazil gear up to host the cup, set from...

Hispanics, Blacks In U.S. See Wealth Nose-Dive

Hispanics, Blacks In U.S. See Wealth Nose-Dive
Published on Jul 28 2011 // Business, Top Stories, United States
News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. July 29, 2011: Blacks and Hispanics in the U.S. are watching their wealth dwindle. Between 2005 and 2009 the median wealth of Hispanic households in the United States shrank 66 percent, the largest among all racial and ethnic groups, the Pew Research Center’s Social...

British Airways CEO For Caribbean Conference

British Airways CEO For Caribbean Conference
Published on Jul 28 2011 // Business, Caribbean, Top Stories
News Americas, MARIGOT, St. Martin, Fri. July 29, 2011: British Airways CEO, Keith Williams, is set to be in St. Martin this September for a special Caribbean conference. Williams will deliver the key note speech at the first State of the Industry Conference from the Caribbean Tourism Organization, set...

Netflix Boosting Content To Latin America

Netflix Boosting Content To Latin America
Published on Jul 28 2011 // Business, Latin America, Top Stories
News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri. July 29, 2011: Latin American audiences will soon be able to rent CBS shows via Netflix. The company this week announced they had reached a two year deal with CBS Corp. to stream shows such as Twin Peaks, Californication and Dexter to audiences in Latin America and...