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Brazilian National Sent Packing From The U.S.

News Americas, NEWARK, NJ, Tues. Dec. 10, 2019: A Brazilian national was recently sent packing from the US back to his home nation where he is wanted for murder. Bruno Padua-Silva was escorted by U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers on a removal flight to Brazil on Dec. 2nd. Padua entered the United ...

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Brazilian National Sent Packing From The U.S.

News Americas, NEWARK, NJ, Tues. Dec. 10, 2019: A Brazilian national was recently sent packing from the US back to his home nation where he is wanted for murder. Bruno Padua-Silva was escorted by U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers on a removal flight to Brazil on Dec. 2nd. Padua entered the United ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Turks and Caicos

Happy Travel Tuesday from the British Caribbean island of the Turks and Caicos where conch, (pronounced konk), is abundant and a tasty delicacy. Conch is a common name applied to a number of different medium to large-sized shells. The term generally applies to large snails whose shell has a high spire and a noticeable siphonal canal. In North America, a ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Turks and Caicos

Happy Travel Tuesday from the British Caribbean island of the Turks and Caicos where conch, (pronounced konk), is abundant and a tasty delicacy. Conch is a common name applied to a number of different medium to large-sized shells. The term generally applies to large snails whose shell has a high spire and a noticeable siphonal canal. In North America, a ...

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This Beauty Representing A Caribbean Nation Is The First-Runner Up At Miss Universe 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Mon. Dec. 9, 2019: A beauty representing a Caribbean nation last night became the first runner-up at the 2019 Miss Universe pageant, held at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. Miss Puerto Rico Madison Anderson was bested only by South Africa’s  Zozibini Tunzi, who won the coveted title of Miss Universe 2019. Miss Mexico, ...

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A Song For Colombia

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Dec. 9, 2019: “A song for Colombia” came to Bogota Sunday. The event was a concert organized by Colombian musicians and artists to support the national strike and protests against the government of President Ivan Duque in Bogota, Colombia on December 8, 2019. Over 250 artists gave free concert in the streets of Bogota. ...

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Re-Elected Dominica PM Commits To Healing The Nation

News Americas, ROSEAU, DOMINICA, Fri. Dec. 6, 2019: Re-elected Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, says he and the Dominica Labour Party “are completely committed to the dual task of healing the nation and building the nation.” Skerrit made the comments on the heels of his 4th re-election victory on Dec. 6th. In a Facebook post, the PM said after ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Guyana

Happy Monday from the South American CARICOM nation of Guyana which is home to the the world’s largest single drop waterfall by the volume of water flowing over it. Located on the Potaro River in the Kaieteur National Park, the Kaieteur Falls sits in a section of the Amazon rainforest included in the Potaro-Siparuni region of Guyana. The post Caribbean ...

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A Caribbean Immigrant Is Now Chief Of Patrol Of The Nation’s Largest Police Department

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Fri. Dec. 6, 2019: A Caribbean immigrant has been named as the chief of patrol of the US’ largest police department, the NYPD. Fausto Pichardo, a top patrol services bureau deputy will succeed Rodney Harrison in the post after Harrison was named as the NYPD’s first black chief of detectives. Pichardo was born in the ...

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Chile’s Protest In Pictures

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 6, 2019: Demonstrations continued against Chilean President Sebastian Piñera on December 5, 2019 in Santiago, Chile as the Central Bank of Chile forecasted a 1% growth in GDP for 2019, which will be the worst year for the Chilean economy since the crisis on 2009 and the national oil company announced a raise ...

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