Haitian-American Upset At The U.S. Open

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Victoria Duval played the match of her life on Aug. 27, 2013 at the US Open. (Hayden Roger Celestin/NAN image) News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Tues. Aug. 27, 2013: Haitian-American teen Victoria Duval caused the biggest upset at the U.S. Open to date Tuesday when she trounced former champion, Samantha Stosur, […]

Caribbean Foundation Puts The Focus On Science

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Some of the students at SPISE 2013. (CSF image) News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mon. Aug. 26, 2013: Each year, the Caribbean Science Foundation, (CSF) runs the Student Program for Innovation in Science and Engineering, (SPISE). The SPISE, led by the Interim Executive Director of the CSF, Professor Cardinal Warde, is […]

The 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington

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Reverend Al Sharpton, speaking at the 50th March On Washington on Aug. 24, 2013. (Mario Cabrera/Vision Fotos) By José Francisco Ávila News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Sun. Aug. 25, 2013: As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for jobs and freedom, many have expressed their opinion as […]

Jamaica May Lose Pot Capital Status To U.S.

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. August 23, 2013: Jamaica may be blamed for marijuana or pot trafficking to America, but Drug Enforcement agents have their hands full trying to stamp out growth of the drug in the United States. While the U.S. State Department report on narcotics for this […]

Dominica Hotelier Calls for Resignation of LIAT’s Chairman

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Mr. Gregor Nassief CaribPR Wire, PORSTMOUTH, Dominica, Mon. Aug. 19, 2013: Dominica hotelier, Gregor Nassief, has issued a second letter to LIAT, this time to the Chairman of LIAT’s Board of Directors, Mr. Jean Holder, calling for his resignation. The letter, titled ‘Blameless and Shameless,’ calls for accountability in “what […]

Meet The World’s Newest Animal

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The newest species of mammal known to science, the olinguito (Bassaricyon neblina). (Photo by Mark Gurney) News Americas, QUITO, Ecuador, Fri. Aug. 16, 2013: A new animal has been discovered in Ecuador’s Andean Mountain, the first in the American continents in 35 years. The first species in the order Carnivora […]

Colombian-Born Teen Tasered By Miami Beach Cops Is Dead

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Dead teen Israel Hernández-Llach. News Americas, MIAMI BEACH, FL, Fri. Aug. 9, 2013: A Colombian-born teen who moved to Miami with his family less than seven years ago is dead after Miami Beach police chased him down and shot in the chest with a Taser. Israel Hernández-Llach, 17, was chased […]

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