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Cable & Wireless Announces Appointment of New CEO, Inge Smidts

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Dec. 20, 2017: Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W) today announced the appointment of Inge Smidts as Chief Executive Officer. She is replacing John Reid who announced earlier this month that he will step down from the position of CEO in early 2018. Smidts joins C&W from Liberty Global where she most recently held the position of ...

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Caribbean Patty King Laid To Rest

Part of the audience of mourners paying tribute to Lowell Hawthorne on Dec. 19, 2017. News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. Dec. 20, 2017: Thousands braved cold Brooklyn, NY temperatures Tuesday morning to say goodbye to Caribbean-born co-founder of the Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, ‘Caribbean Patty King” Lowell Fitzgerald Hawthorne. Some 5,000 people stood in long lines to gain ...

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Flow Sports and Sportsmax to Broadcast UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League From Next Season

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Dec. 19, 2017: Kicking off in August 2018 with the 2018/19 European football season, Caribbean sports fans will have access to every UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League match, as Flow Sports and SportsMax team up with UEFA to bring some of the world’s most exciting football matches to the Caribbean. Under the terms of ...

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Condolences Pour In For This Caribbean Journalist

Ian Boyne, r, on the set of Profile. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Dec. 19, 2017: Condolences are pouring in for veteran Caribbean journalist, Ian Boyne, who passed away in Jamaica on Monday, Dec. 18th. Boyne died at the University Hospital of West Indies in Jamaica, where he was hospitalized earlier this month after suffering a series of heart ...

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Jamaica Among The World’s Best Airport Lounges

Lounges in Jamaica, Estonia and Malta among those recognised in annual poll based on 72,000 ratings from Members  LONDON, Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — A selection of the world’s best airport lounges have been revealed by independent lounge membership program, Priority Pass, in its annual Lounge of the Year Awards.  This year winners include lounges in Jamaica, Estonia, Malta and Quebec as well as ...

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Caribbean American Teen Is CNN Young Wonder Of The Year

Jamaican American Haile Thomas is a CNN Young Wonder of the Year. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Dec. 18, 2017: A soon to be 17-year-old Caribbean American from New Windsor, New York was on Friday night, Dec. 15th, presented with a CNN Young Wonder of the Year award in New York City. Haile Thomas, who was born to Jamaican ...

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Ciao Willy Moment – India

It was a clear Ciao Willy moment in India recently as Indian Jain pilgrims walk naked near India Gate in New Delhi on December 4, 2017. Some Jain devotees vow to renounce the material world, including clothing. Jains are strict vegetarians and follow a code of non-violence. (Photo credit: DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

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Caribbean News – Over 80 Caribbean Nationals Among Interpol’s Most Wanted

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 15, 2017: A whopping 84 Caribbean nationals are on the current Interpol’s Most Wanted List for a range of serious crimes ranging from murder to drug trafficking to sexual assault and rape News Americas has found. Leading the tally is Jamaica, which ranks sixth globally with the highest rate of violent deaths in ...

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Funeral Set For Queens, NY Woman Killed In Jamaica

Desiree Gibbon, 26, was found murdered in Jamaica n Nov. 26thby locals. Her killer remains on the lam. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 15, 2017: The Hollis-Queens, NY woman, killed last month in Montego Bay, Jamaica, will be laid to rest next weekend following a funeral service in Queens Village. While the killer of Desiree Gibbon, 26, remains ...

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Investigation Continues Into Police Killing Of Haitian Immigrant

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 15, 2017: The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says it is investigating the death of a 42-year-old Haitian immigrant who was shot by a Broward Sheriff’s deputy moments after he attacked another deputy. Both deputies have so far been placed on administrative leave, as per department policy, in the shooting death of Jean ...

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