News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 7, 2016: While the Republican President-Elect is continuing to use his Twitter account like a third world dictatorial policy machine, Caribbean-roots Senator-elect, Kamala Harris is using her account to lay out her 2017 platform of issues. Harris, 52, the daughter of a Jamaican father and an Indian mother who made history on November 8, 2016 by becoming only the second black woman and first Indian, Jamaican-American elected to serve in the United States Senate, has been quietly laying out her agenda to her 120 thousands followers.
News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Dec. 6, 2016: As Donald Trump seems bent on cozying up to Russian dictator Vladimir Putin – he has reportedly had at least two phone conversations with Putin since being elected – Director of the US Defense Intelligence Agency, Jamaican-born Lt. General Vincent R. Stewart, was in Amman, Jordan meeting with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lt. General Mahmoud Freihat.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 2, 2016: On November 30th, Barbados marked its 50 year of independence from Britain with a major event on the island that was ironically witnessed by Prince Harry, representing the Queen of England, the island’s former colonial master. Through the years, many Bajans have made their mark in the US, among them of course, Rihanna. But there are several others who can trace their ancestry to this Eastern Caribbean Island. Here are 10 you should know:
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 1, 2016: Haiti finally has a new President. Jovenel Moïse won over 595000 votes or 55.7 percent of the total Haiti’s Election Council said late Monday even as protests continued yesterday over the results. So who exactly is Jovenel Moïse? Here are five fast facts on the new Haitian President-elect you should know: