Former U.S. Soldier Now Has No Country

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By Viji Sundaram News Americas Now, Mon. Mar. 7, 2011: After spending nine years in the U.S. Army and being honorably discharged, Ramdeo Chankar Singh thought citizenship was in his grasp. Now, though, he faces deportation. Forty-four-year-old Ramdeo Chankar Singh is at his wit’s end. The former U.S. soldier, honorably […]

British Virgin Islands Now Primary Concern To U.S.

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News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 4, 2011: The United Kingdom’s overseas territory, the British Virgin Islands, has moved from an area of just “concern” to “primary concern” in the US’ latest money laundering report. The report released Thursday by the State Department, shows the BVI moving into the “Jurisdictions […]

Chavez To Mediate In Libya Crisis

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 4, 2011: Controversial Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is reportedly set to mediate in Libya’s political crisis. Al Jazeera reports indicate Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and the he Arab League are considering an offer from Chavez to mediate in Libya’s civil war, as rebels […]

U.S., Mexico To Resolve Trucking Dispute

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President Barack Obama talks with President Felipe Calderon of Mexico, March 3, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 4, 2011: Mexico and the United States have found a way to finally resolving the cross-border 20-year-old long-haul trucking dispute. U.S. President Barack Obama […]

Caribbean TV Program Receives Congressional Proclamation

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News Americas, New York, NY, Fri. Mar. 4, 2011: The New York-based Caribbean Lifestyle TV has received a congressional proclamation from Congressman Gregory W. Meeks. The CLM team of Anthony Turner, Clement Hume, Andrea Bullens, host Irwine Clare, editor Basil Wellington and cameraman Jason Mason created history on the last […]

One Of Puerto Rico’s Most Wanted Jailed

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News Americas, Cleveland, OH, Mar. 4, 2011: A 27-year-old Puerto Rican man who had been on the run since December 2007 was on Thursday nabbed in Cleveland, Ohio. Roberto Rivera-Amezquita was arrested early Thursday on Cleveland’s west side. He was wanted out of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico on charges […]

Dominican Republic National Named As VP Of News At CBS

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Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 4, 2011: A national of the Dominican Republic has been named as the vice president of news at CBS. Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews was named to the post by David Rhodes, the former Bloomberg executive who became CBS News president last month. Ciprian-Matthews […]

Louis Farrakhan Disses Rihanna

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Mar. 3, 2011: Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan is mincing no words when it comes to sexy Bajan singer Rihanna. Farrakhan, who is known for his controversial messages, said the 23-year old artist and her music is “filthy.” He also referred to it […]

Mexican President For Talks With Obama

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News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Mar. 3, 2011: Mexican President Felipe Calderon is set to meet with US President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner during a two day trip to Washington, D.C. Calderon is scheduled to focus on immigration, economic issues and anti-crime co-operation during his trip which […]