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West Indian American Carnival Prez Calls It Quits

West Indian American Carnival Prez Calls It Quits
Published on Dec 22 2011 // Caribbean, Features, News, Top Stories, United States
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 yesterday, Dec. 22nd. She has been heading up North Americas largest...

More CEOs Should Be Like Chipotle’s Moran

More CEOs Should Be Like Chipotle’s Moran
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 for American Policy, a non-profit, non-partisan public policy research...

Son Of Legendary Trinidadian Calypsonian Passes On

Son Of Legendary Trinidadian Calypsonian Passes On
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 time producer, passed away after a battle with lung cancer Sunday...

BVI National Makes X Factor Finals

BVI National Makes X Factor Finals
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 finals of the show by America. She joins Josh Krajcik and Chris...

Obama’s 60 Minutes Of Gibberish

Obama’s 60 Minutes Of Gibberish
Published on Dec 15 2011 // Blogs, Features, Top Stories, United States
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 word. Now I can digest it all and get sick. In fact let’s do it...

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

Published on Dec 15 2011 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Jamaica, News, Top Stories
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 Television, will ‘air live’ on all iPhones, iPads anywhere...

Bring Home Nicaragua’s Baho

Bring Home Nicaragua’s Baho
Published on Dec 15 2011 // Features, Nicaragua, Top Stories, Travel and Lifestyle
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 of Nicaraguan cuisine. Beef, plantains and yuca (cassava) are...

Human Rights Group Gets It Partly Right On Alabama Law

Human Rights Group Gets It Partly Right On Alabama Law
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 Department, HRW seems to be afraid to call the Beason-Hammon...

Decentralization Gains Traction as Key Driver of Sustainable Development in Haiti

Published on Dec 15 2011 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Haiti, News, Top Stories
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 (GCI/HAN), Haiti’s Minister of the Interior, Thierry Mayard-Paul,...

Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

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