October 23, 2019

NJ family says immigrant father worked to death at car wash, lawsuit filed by multiple workers for backpay

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By Cristian Benavides From PIX11 ELIZABETH, NJ — A New Jersey man worked at an Elizabeth car wash daily up 70 hours a week for just $5 an hour until June of 2018 when he suffered his second stroke on the job and died, his family said. Carlos Pedronzo was just 55 years old. He’d […]

Rum market high growth possible during 2019 – 2025 : Westerhall Rums, Cayman Spirits

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From Melody Reports A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title “Global (United States, European Union and China) Rum Market Research Report 2019-2025” has abilities to raise as the most significant market worldwide as it has remained playing a remarkable role in establishing progressive impacts on the universal economy. The Global (United […]

Look Out! Hurricane Season predicted as average, so prepare for the worst

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By Dan Rattiner From Dan’s Papers This year, all are predicting there will be a total of 12 to 14 named storms. June 1 is the start of hurricane season every year. From then through to the end of October, we all watch as hurricanes rumble north up the Atlantic Ocean from the Caribbean in what we […]

NJ couple pay thousands to make it out of Mexico after being forced off cruise ship

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By Anthony Zurita From North Jersey Record Carol Palk was sick and bleeding from an ulcer in her stomach riding in the back of a cab during a five-hour trip through a dangerous Mexican state, so that she and her husband could catch a plane that would eventually fly them back to the United States […]

ProCure Proton Therapy Center NJ honors 3,000th patient to complete treatment

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Center Hits Major Milestone for NY/NJ Tri-State area Cancer Community SOMERSET, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Somerset, NJ, recently met a major milestone with the graduation of its 3,000th patient to complete treatment. The special graduation ceremony brought together ProCure team members, family members and past and present patients, including the 3,000th patient, Victoria […]

Caribbean Netball Champs postponed, Jamaica withdrew over ranking fears

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From Sportsmax The Senior Caribbean Netball Championships that had been scheduled to run from August 19-26 has been postponed following the withdrawal of Barbados and Grenada as well as Jamaica. Jamaica was notified of the postponement of the tournament on August 4, a day after the board of Netball Jamaica decided to withdraw from the […]

USA: Target refusing to pay for damage after its two-ton red ball rolls into driver’s car

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By Mary Beth Quirk From The Consumerist BOLLARDS TO YA TARGET INSURANCE DAMAGE SHOPPING RETAILERS BOLLARDS It’s not often that a shopping center turns into something out of an Indiana Jones movie, but that’s the first thing we thought of when we heard that a two-ton cement ball had been knocked loose from its berth […]

Fort Lauderdale shooting suspect has Caribbean roots

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From NAN News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Jan. 6, 2017: The 26-year-old Iraq US Army veteran, who law enforcement officials say shot and killed 5 people and injured 8 others at the Fort Lauderdale Airport earlier today, has roots in the Caribbean. NJ.com is reporting that Esteban Santiago-Ruiz was born in New Jersey but […]

Former BigLaw partner charged in NJ with bilking NY firms

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By David Gialanella, From New Jersey Law Journal A former partner at two New York firms was accused by federal prosecutors in New Jersey of forming two litigation-support companies in order to defraud the firms out of more than $5 million. A Dec. 22 criminal complaint charges Keila Ravelo with using her position at the […]