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No Bail For Woman Who Allegedly Killed, Dismembered Guyanese Immigrant

Share Tweet Leah Cuevas is led away by cops on Thursday, July 24, 2014. By NAN Contributor News Americas, CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., Fri. July 25, 2014: A 42-year-old Brooklyn, NY woman will remain in jail without bail, a judge Thursday ruled, after her brief appearance in Suffolk County District Court to face charges of murdering and dismembering a Guyanese immigrant ...

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Threatened Trinidad Journalist Returns Home

Share Tweet Mark Bassant News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 24, 2014: Some two months after receiving death threats that forced him to flee the country, Trinidad and Tobago senior investigative TV journalist, Mark Bassant, has returned home. Bassant, in an exclusive interview with the International Press Institute (IPI) of Vienna said he has returned to T&T despite the ...

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Jamaican National Convicted Of Marriage Fraud

Share Tweet News Americas, TAMPA, FL, Fri. July. 24, 2014:  A 32-year-old Jamaican woman is facing a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison after being found guilty of marriage fraud. According to testimony and evidence presented at trial, Nerene Erica Harrison, formerly of St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica came to the United States in 2007 on a temporary work ...

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Garner Must Not Die In Vain Family Says At Brooklyn Funeral

Share Tweet  News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. July 23, 2014: The man whose last words: “I can’t breathe” has become a mantra now with advocates for tougher consequences for police brutality, was laid to rest following a funeral on Wednesday, July 23rd. Rev. Al Sharpton addressed funeral goers as friends, family members, and community leaders came together to remember Eric ...

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Brooklyn Woman Charged With Murdering Guyanese Immigrant

Share Tweet Slain Guyanese immigrant Chinelle Latoya Thompson Browne. News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. July 24, 2014: A 42-year-old Brooklyn woman has been slapped with second-degree murder charges for the murder of a Guyanese immigrant. Leah Cuevas is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip later today for the murder of Chinelle Latoya Thompson Browne, a ...

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Haitian National Accused Of Bilking State Of Florida

Share Tweet Florida Chief Financial Officer, Jeff Atwater. News Americas, TALLAHASSEE, FL, Thurs. July 24, 2014: A Haitian national who claims he started his Miami health care organization after becoming award of the resistance of many Haitian and Haitian-Americans to seeking medical attention, has been slapped with charges of grand theft, aggravated white collar crime and communications fraud. Jacques Calixte, ...

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Residents Of Pittsburgh Suburbs Warned About Jamaica Phone Scam

Share Tweet Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. News Americas, Allegheny County, PA, Thurs. July 24, 2014: Residents in the Pittsburgh suburbs of Allegheny County are being warned to be wary of a telephone scam apparently based in Jamaica. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. says callers using the ’876′ area code have targeted residents of Whitehall Borough ...

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Seaborne Appoints New Director of Business Development and Marketing

Share Tweet SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Gary Foss, President and Chief Executive Officer of Seaborne Airlines, announced the appointment of airline industry veteran Hector “Tato” Montanez as the regional carrier’s new Director of Marketing and Sales. In his new position, Montanez will be in charge of overseeing the airline’s marketing and sales initiatives in Puerto Rico ...

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Missing Honduras TV Reporter Found Dead

Share Tweet orensic workers, relatives and law enforcement officials stand next to the site where the body of TV reporter Herlyn Espinal was found in in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. News Americas, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Weds. July 22, 2014: A day after he was reported missing, the body of television reporter Herlyn Espinal has been found with two gunshot wounds to ...

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Accused High-Ranking Drug Supplier In The Caribbean Busted

Share Tweet Busted! News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Weds. July 23, 2014: A man who U.S. authorities claim is a high-ranking drug supplier in the Caribbean, has been busted along with nine others in a multi-million-dollar drug trafficking ring in Puerto Rico. Javier Carrillo and the other 9 co-accused are charged with generating some $127 million in revenue by ...

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