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US Sanctions Assets Of Jamaican ISIS Recruiter

Published on Dec 05 2017 // Caribbean, Jamaica, News, Top Stories, United States
News Americas, Washington, D.C., Weds. Dec. 6, 2017: A radical Jamaican Islamic cleric, who provided recruitment services to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, (ISIS), has had his assets sanctioned by the U.S.’ Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, (OFAC). OFAC on Tuesday...

Caribbean National Designated A Global Terrorist

Caribbean National Designated A Global Terrorist
Specially Designated Global Terrorist, Caribbean-born Shane Dominic Crawford in an undated photo. By NAN Contributor  News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 31, 2017: The U.S. on Thursday designated a Caribbean national and four others as “Specially Designated Global Terrorists” or SDGTs. The...

Trinidad and Tobago Isis Recruits Near 100?

Trinidad and Tobago Isis Recruits Near 100?
Abu Khalid, a Trinidadian-born self-proclaimed ISIS fighter who said in a propaganda video he converted to Islam because of “the way the Muslims care about themselves, how they care about themselves, their family structure.” By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. May 3, 2016:...

St. Kitts and Nevis Hon. Prime Minister Timothy Harris Announces Suspension of Syrians from Citizenship by Investment Program

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — During a Washington reception on December 3, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis announced the suspension of Syrians from attaining dual nationality via the islands’ citizenship by investment program. Exclusion for second citizenship...

Call Me Right Wing On This One!

Call Me Right Wing On This One!
Published on Nov 24 2015 // Features, Immigration, Top Stories, United States
The U.S. Congress recently passed H.R. 4038, the American Security Against Foreign Enemies SAFE Act. By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 25, 2015: On Thursday, November 19th, six days after the ISIS terrorist attack on Paris that claimed 129 lives, the U.S. Congress passed H.R....

The Caribbean Is Not Immune To Terrorism

The Caribbean Is Not Immune To Terrorism
Published on Nov 24 2015 // Blogs, Features, Top Stories, United Kingdom
Abu Khalid, a Trinidadian-born self-proclaimed ISIS fighter who said in a propaganda video he converted to Islam because of “the way the Muslims care about themselves, how they care about themselves, their family structure.” By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Nov. 24, 2015:...

Isis’ Latest Caribbean Attack

Isis’ Latest Caribbean Attack
The Isis support message posted to the JIS site. (Jamaica Observer image) News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. June 24, 2015: A second Caribbean nation has come under attack from supporters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or Isis as it’s more popularly known. Jamaica’s Houses...

ISIS: A Moment For Caribbean Reflection

ISIS: A Moment For Caribbean Reflection
Published on Oct 20 2014 // Blogs, Caribbean, Features, Top Stories, Trinidad and Tobago
  Isis fighters rolling along to Baghdad. (Al Jazeera image) By David Jessop  News Americas, LONG ISLAND, NY, Tues. Oct. 21, 2014:  Four weeks ago, this column urged the Caribbean to begin to think the unthinkable. It suggested that there are some individuals whose values are not those of the vast...

Thinking The Unthinkable – Caribbean Governments Must Develop Contingency Security Plans

Thinking The Unthinkable – Caribbean Governments Must Develop Contingency Security Plans
Published on Sep 29 2014 // Business, Caribbean, Features
With fanatics like ISIS, Caribbean governments too must prepare. By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Sept. 30, 2014:  Hardly anyone now questions the central importance of tourism to the Caribbean, the benefits it brings, or its long term role in economic development. As a sector,...

Obama’s America – Episode 189 – Another Disappointing Barack Obama Speech

Obama’s America –  Episode  189 – Another Disappointing Barack Obama Speech
Published on Sep 11 2014 // Blogs, United States
“GREAT SPEECH PRESIDENT OBAMA” By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 12, 2014: Well we got from all the dancing seals in the media just what we would have expected – a rha, rha response to President Obama’s speech. If you are ever President, remember all you have to do...