February 17, 2019

El Chapo trial: Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán found guilty

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From BBC Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán has been found guilty on all 10 counts at his drug-trafficking trial at a federal court in New York. Guzmán, 61, was convicted on numerous counts including the distribution of cocaine and heroin, illegal firearms possession and money laundering. He has yet to be sentenced, but […]

Recipe of the week

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Grilled Pork Chops with Basil-Garlic Rub From Yummly 7 Ingredients 40 Minutes Description Cut from the pork loin, pork chops can be found under a variety of names, including Porterhouse, Ribeye, New York, Sirloin and Blade pork chops. Ingredients Servings – 4 4 bone-in ribeye (rib) pork chops (3/4-Inch Thick) 2 cloves garlic (Peeled) 1 cup fresh basil (Packed) 2 tablespoons lemon juice (Fresh) 2 tablespoons extra virgin […]

Dr. Dobson condemns NY abortion legislation

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By Dr James Dobson From Family Talk Dear Friends, I write you today to express my great alarm for this nation on many levels, especially related to a bill that was passed by the New York state legislature on January 22nd, the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The new law is called the “Reproductive […]

CARICOM fears worsening crisis

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By Bert Wilkinson from Caribbean Life With the Venezuelan crisis worsening on its doorsteps, a small grouping of Caribbean Community leaders headed to the United States this week offering the services of the region as neutral mediator but nations like Trinidad and Guyana, which border Venezuela are not holding their breath for an immediate solution […]

African Diaspora Rising: The Year of the Door of Return to Africa

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By Dr. Ron Daniels — This year, 2019 marks the 400th year since the Dutch ship White Lion arrived in Jamestown in the British Colony that was to become the Commonwealth of Virginia with “20 and odd Negroes” from Africa.  The arrival of these indentured enslaved Africans was the opening chapter in one of the most […]

HE The Governor Mr Martyn Roper travels to New York in support of Cayman Islands’ Financial Services Industry

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HE The Governor Mr Martyn Roper will travel to New York this coming Monday (21 January) to attend a series of events with US Financial Services associations including Cayman Finance’s breakfast briefing which is taking place in the city. The Governor will join the Premier, Minister Rivers, the Attorney General and the Managing Director of […]

Incoming NY AG planning major investigations into Trump

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By Jeffrey Rodack From Newsmax New York’s incoming Attorney General Letitia James said she intends to launch far-reaching investigations into President Donald Trump, his family and any others associated with him who may have broken the law. Her comments came in an interview with NBC News.  “We will use every area of the law to investigate […]

SVG Diaspora Committee to host public lecture on role of CCJ

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life The Brooklyn-based St. Vincent and the Grenadines Diaspora Committee of New York, Inc., says it will be collaborating with Brooklyn’s Medgar Evers College in hosting a public lecture, at the college’s Founders Auditorium, on Nov. 30, on the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). Sherrill-Ann Mason Haywood, chairperson of […]

Elliott Elias, M.D., MPH, brings unique expertise in interventional echocardiography to Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

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MIAMI, FL – November 5, 2018 — Elliott Elias, M.D., MPH, an expert in interventional echocardiography, has joined Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida and the region’s largest and most comprehensive cardiovascular facility. Dr. Elias is fellowship-trained in interventional echocardiography — a form of non-invasive vascular imaging that is paramount […]

American Airlines passenger who says she was raped in plane toilet sues carrier

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From South China Post Aubrey Lane says staff failed to protect her and others when they served the alleged attacker as many as six alcoholic drinks American Airlines ‘deeply troubled by any allegation of misconduct onboard our aircraft’ An American Airlines passenger who says she was raped in the bathroom on a domestic flight is […]