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Biman Signs Order for Three New Bombardier Q400 Aircraft

News Americas, TORONTO, Canada Sept. 10, 2018: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd. has ordered three new Q400 turboprops by signing a purchase agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC). Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$106 million. “We are very pleased that Biman is expanding its ...

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Biman Signs Order for Three New Bombardier Q400 Aircraft

News Americas, TORONTO, Canada Sept. 10, 2018: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd. has ordered three new Q400 turboprops by signing a purchase agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC). Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$106 million. “We are very pleased that Biman is expanding its ...

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Five Caribbean Islands Register Small Earthquakes

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 10, 2018: Five Caribbean islands registered small earthquakes on Sunday, September 9, 2018, varying between 2.7 and four on the seismic scale. That’s according to the U.S. Geological Survey, (USGS), and The University of the West Indies, (UWI) Seismic Research Centre. The biggest tremor was recorded at 4 just 45 ...

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Five Caribbean Islands Register Small Earthquakes

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 10, 2018: Five Caribbean islands registered small earthquakes on Sunday, September 9, 2018, varying between 2.7 and four on the seismic scale. That’s according to the U.S. Geological Survey, (USGS), and The University of the West Indies, (UWI) Seismic Research Centre. The biggest tremor was recorded at 4 just 45 ...

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Latin America Tennis Star To Face Novak Djokovic In US Open Finals

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Sat. Sept. 8, 2018:The world’s number three seed, Latin American tennis star, Juan Martin del Potro, will be in the match of his life tomorrow against 13-time grand-slam champion Novak Djokovic. The Argentine player secured his slot in the men’s finals of the 2018 US Open after his semi-final win against Rafael ...

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Caribbean Roots Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Wins Controversial US Open

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Sat. Sept. 8, 2018: Caribbean roots tennis star, 20-year-old Naomi Osaka, made history at the Arthur Ashe Stadium at the U.S. Open Saturday afternoon, winning her first grand slam in spite of a controversial match that left her in tears despite her stunning victory. Japanese and Haitian player wrapped up a 6-2, 6-4 ...

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Caribbean American Organization Wants Dallas Police Officer Who Killed St. Lucian Charged With Murder

News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. Sept. 7, 2018: A New York based Caribbean-American organization wants the police officer who killed a Caribbean immigrant in Dallas charged with murder and not manslaughter. The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy, (CGID), today, September 7th, made the call as they harshly condemned the killing of 26-year-old black St. Lucian national and Dallas, Texas resident, ...

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Caribbean American Organization Wants Dallas Police Officer Who Killed St. Lucian Charged With Murder

News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. Sept. 7, 2018: A New York based Caribbean-American organization wants the police officer who killed a Caribbean immigrant in Dallas charged with murder and not manslaughter. The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy, (CGID), today, September 7th, made the call as they harshly condemned the killing of 26-year-old black St. Lucian national and Dallas, Texas resident, ...

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Former Air Jamaica Executive Named New Jamaica CG To Miami

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Sept. 7, 2018: A former Air Jamaica executive has been named as the new counsel general of Jamaica in Miami. Oliver Mair will replace Franz Hall, who returned to Jamaica to serve as the Director of Protocol at the Foreign Ministry late last year. Jamaica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson ...

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Former Air Jamaica Executive Named New Jamaica CG To Miami

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Sept. 7, 2018: A former Air Jamaica executive has been named as the new counsel general of Jamaica in Miami. Oliver Mair will replace Franz Hall, who returned to Jamaica to serve as the Director of Protocol at the Foreign Ministry late last year. Jamaica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Kamina Johnson ...

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