News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 11, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diaspora this Wednesday, September 11, 2019:
The names of almost 100 Caribbean immigrants who lost their lives in the September 11th attacks will again be remembered today on the 18th anniversary of 9/11.
Caribbean emergency officials say mortuary facilities on the Bahamian island of New Providence are “overwhelmed” as workers store bodies of victims of Hurricane Dorian.
Six-time NBA champion Michael Jordan, who owns property in the Bahamas has pledged $1 million to organizations assisting with Hurricane Dorian relief efforts there.
The Bahamas will get almost US$11 million from the region’s catastrophe risk insurance fund following the passage of Hurricane Dorian.
A GoFundMe Hurricane Relief for Abaco, Bahamas by The Abaco Club on Winding Bay has raised a whopping USD 1,408,510 of its USD 3 million goal to help residents there.
The feds have arrested Ahsha Tribble, a FEMA deputy administrator, for allegedly taking bribes from a Puerto Rico Power Grid contractor.
JetBlue is set to begin direct flights from New York to Guyana in April 2020.
Model Najila Trindade and her former husband, Estivens Alves, have been accused of lying to police and attempting to blackmail international soccer player, Neymar.
Curacao reserve goalkeeper, Jairzinho Pieter, is dead after suffering a cardiac arrest on Monday in Haiti while on international duty.
And North Carolina-based organization, Samaritan’s Purse is now operating our Emergency Field Hospital in Freeport on Grand Bahama, treating patients for a variety of injuries, illnesses, and other medical issues.