West Indian American Carnival Prez Calls It Quits

Published on Dec 22 2011 // Caribbean, Featured, News, Top Stories, United States
West Indian American Carnival Prez Calls It Quits
Share Tweet Yolanda Lezama-ClarkNews Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. Dec. 23, 2011: President of the West Indian American Day Carnival Association, Inc. Of New York, Yolanda Lezama-Clark, has called it quits, New Americas has learnt. Lezama-Clark quit...

More CEOs Should Be Like Chipotle’s Moran

More CEOs Should Be Like Chipotle’s Moran
Share Tweet By Felicia Persaud This past year, several organizations have released data to prove that immigrants are truly important in driving economic growth and innovation in America. Not only are they laborers, but as the National Foundation...

Son Of Legendary Trinidadian Calypsonian Passes On

Son Of Legendary Trinidadian Calypsonian Passes On
Share Tweet News Americas, STAMFORD, CT, Mon. Dec. 19, 2011: The son of legendary Trinidad-born calypsonian, MacBeth the Great, has passed away at the age of 67. Ralph MacDonald, the Grammy-award winning percussionist, songwriter, producer, and long...

BVI National Makes X Factor Finals

BVI National Makes X Factor Finals
Share Tweet News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri. Dec. 16, 2011: A 19-year-old BVI national has made the finals of the popular reality music show, the X Factor. Florida-based Melanie Amaro is one of three contestants who were voted into next week’s...

Obama’s 60 Minutes Of Gibberish

Published on Dec 15 2011 // Blogs, Featured, Top Stories, United States
Obama’s 60 Minutes Of Gibberish
Share Tweet DOES ANYONE HAVE THE TIME FOR THIS NONSENSE?News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Dec. 16, 2011: So President Obama appeared on 60 Minutes last Sunday. Poor me, I missed it. But far better I have the transcript in front of me word for...

Jamaicans In Diaspora To Debate Election 2011 Issues On Iphones & Ipads

Published on Dec 15 2011 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Jamaica, News, Top Stories
Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 16, 2011: Jamaican nationals in the NY Diaspora are set to debate issues of importance to the December 29th election in their homelands, using new media. The 1 hour program from Caribbean Lifestyle...

Bring Home Nicaragua’s Baho

Published on Dec 15 2011 // Featured, Nicaragua, Top Stories, Travel and Lifestyle
Bring Home Nicaragua’s Baho
Share Tweet News Americas, Managua, Nicaragua, Fri. Dec. 16, 2011: Say Nicaraguan cuisine and almost immediately, Nicaraguan beef, plantains and yuca steamed in banana leaves will stand out. That’s because baho, or vaho, is one of the cornerstones...

Human Rights Group Gets It Partly Right On Alabama Law

Human Rights Group Gets It Partly Right On Alabama Law
Share Tweet By Felicia Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 16, 2011: International rights group, Human Rights Watch, is the latest organization to slam the Jim Crow-like Alabama immigration law, and rightfully so. But like the U.S. Justice...

Decentralization Gains Traction as Key Driver of Sustainable Development in Haiti

Published on Dec 15 2011 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Haiti, News, Top Stories
Share Tweet PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Haiti continues to send clear messages that the country is open—wide open—for business. Speaking at the Clinton Global Initiative – Haitian Action Network Forum...

Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Published on Dec 15 2011 // In Photos, Sidebar Photoblog, United States
Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
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