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Caribbean Nationals Among Names On 9/11 Memorial

Guyana-born cricketer, Nizam Hafiz, was among those killed on 9/11. News Americas, NY, NY, Tues. Sept. 11, 2012: Today marks 11 years since the horrific terrorist attack of 9/11 that took over 3,000 lives including several from the Caribbean and Latin America. But for the families of those lost, their names will forever be immortalized on the 9/11 Memorial wall. ...

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Venezuela Denounces The American Convention On Human Rights

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Sept. 11, 2012: The government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has denounced the American Convention on Human Rights. The decision was made in a letter to the Secretary General of the Organization of American States, (OAS), José Miguel Insulza. The American Convention on Human Rights, also known as the Pact of San José, is ...

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Former DR President Wants Economic Development Prioritized

News Americas, Washington, DC, September 10, 2012: Former President of the Dominican Republic and President of Global Foundation for Democracy and Development and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo, Dr. Leonel Fernández, is urging countries in Latin America to prioritize economic development. His call came on September 8th when he addressed the Fourteenth Annual Conference of the Andean Development Corporation, (CAF). ...

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Curtains Come Down On Democratic Convention

News Americas, CHARLOTTE, N.C., Fri. Se[t. 7, 2012: The curtains came down on the Democratic Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina Thursday night, Sept. 6th with President Obama and Vice President Biden making his case for another four year term in office. “Our problems can be solved,” Obama declared as he laid out a set of goals aimed to bolster the ...

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The Americas According To Democrats & Republicans

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 7, 2012: The Americas, despite largely ignored by both left and right – Democrats and Republicans alike – actually made it on to the platforms of both parties, which wrapped up their conventions recently. So where exactly do each party stand on The Americas? The Democrats, which wrapped up their convention in Charlotte, ...

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Daughter Of Immigrants Gaffe Goes Viral

California Attorney General Kamala Harris News Americas, CHARLOTTE, N.C., Fri. Sept. 7, 2012: California Attorney General Kamala Harris, born to a Jamaican American father and an Indian mother, has created quite a buzz on Twitter for her gaffe at the Democratic National Convention. Harris, a guest speaker at the Convention, made a major slip half-way through the speech. While talking ...

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Project Runway Season 10 Wrap Party

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 5, 2012: Trinidad-born designer and Project Runway winner, Anya Young Chee was among those in attendance on Wednesday September 5, 2012, in New York City for the Project Runway Season 10 Wrap Party. Others included Actress Tamara Tuni and Actress Yaya DaCosta. (Photo: Hayden Roger Celestin)

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Andy Roddick Retires On A Loss

News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Weds. Sept. 5, 2012: Andy Roddick hung up his racquet on Weds. After losing to 2009 champion Juan Martin del Potro in the fourth round, 6-7, 7-6 (1), 6-2, 6-4. He ended his career is the same place where he raised his sole US Open trophy back in 2003. Despite the loss, he received a very ...

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Celebrities Show Their Support At The U.S. Open

News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Weds. Sept. 5, 2012: Several celebrities have showed up at the U.S. Open to voice support for the players and the game. On Weds. Sept 5th, the celebrities in attendance included NY Knicks Center Tyson Chandler, who brought his daughter along to the Open and Actress Epatha Merkerson and Singer Chantelle. (Hayden Roger Celestin images/NAN)

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Bill Clinton Delivers Killer Speech At Democratic National Convention

News Americas, CHARLOTTE, N.C., Thurs. Sept. 6, 2012: Former President of the United States, William “Bill” Clinton delivered the speech of the year at the Democratic National Convention last night, September 5th, thrilling Democratic delegates, President Obama and many watching at home as he hammered home the differences between the current President’s policies and those of the Republicans. Our photographers ...

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