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Five Things You Should Know About Caribbean Defendants In The U.S.

Inmates in a holding center for undocumented immigrants in Brownsville, Texas. (Danny Lehman image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Mar. 29, 2017: Latest federal justice statistics from the U.S. Department of Justice is highlighting immigration arrests including for nationals of the Caribbean who are either legal residents or undocumented. Here are five fast facts you should ...

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Bahamian recording artist Sammi Starr launches “#Bahamas, Your Best Picture Deserves My Best Song

Sony Music recording artist, Bahamas-born Sammi Starr. NASSAU, Bahamas, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Bahamas-born Sammi Starr, Sony Music recording artist, is proud to announce the launch of “#Bahamas, Your Best Picture Deserves My Best Song”, a grassroots social media campaign aiming to share with the world Sammi’s love for his country and the sounds of its Junkanoo festival through his ...

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The U.S. Government Has Issued A Travel Alert On This Caribbean Nation

Demonstrators hold hands during a meeting organized by education unions in front of the local education authority offices on March 27, 2017 in Cayenne, as part of general strikes on the French overseas territory of French Guiana. French Guiana was paralysed by a general strike on March 27, closing schools, disrupting airline traffic and further stoking fears of instability in ...

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Defending Antigua And Barbuda Appropriately

 By Dr. Isaac Newton Op Ed News Americas, ATLANTA, GA, Tues. Mar. 28, 2017: I have read Antigua & Barbuda’s National Hero Sir Lester Bird’s and Opposition Leader Dr. Baldwin Spencer’s, response to the US’ 2017 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (NCSR). Both have expressed strong support for PM Gaston Browne’s commitment to champion Antigua and Barbuda’s cause. The US ...

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French Saint Martin Voters Choose New President

Saint Martin President-elect, Daniel Gibbs. (Facebook image) By NAN Contributor News Americas, MARIGOT, Saint Martin, Tues. Mar. 28, 2017: The French Caribbean Collectivite of Saint Martin has a new President. Daniel Gibbs on Sunday night became the island’s President-elect after his party, Team Daniel Gibbs 2017 captured 5,696 votes in second round voting in the island’s territorial council election. As ...

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West Indies Losing Streak Continues

Pakistan’s Wahab Riaz (L) celebrates dismissing West Indies’ Kieron Pollard (R) during the first of four-T20I-match between Pakistan and West Indies at the Kensington Oval stadium in Bridgetown, Barbados, on March 26, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mon. Mar. 27, 2017: The West Indies cricket ...

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Meet The Caribbean’s Only Billionaires

Jacky Xu, who calls St. Kitts his country, is the richest man in the Caribbean. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Mar. 27, 2017: The Caribbean has gone from zero to two billionaires according to the latest rich list from Forbes Magazine. Even though both billionaires were not born in the Caribbean, both claim Caribbean citizenship ...

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Trump Presidency Has Consequences For The Caribbean

Donald Trump reacts after delivering his first address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress on February 28, 2017 in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo – Pool/Getty Images) By Ambassador Curtis A. Ward The Ward Post News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C, Mon. Mar. 27, 2017: As a keen observer and ...

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These Caribbean Islands Have Been Named Among The World’s Best Destinations

Jamaica took the 12th spot among the world’s best destinations for 2017 and was number one for the Caribbean. By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 24, 2017: Four Caribbean islands could get ready to cash in on more tourist arrivals after taking the coveted spots among the top 25 best destinations in the world. Making ...

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Caribbean Entertainment News Round-Up – From Wyclef Jean To Nicki Minaj, Nia Long, Lorraine Toussaint, Sean Paul and Rihanna

Wyclef Jean, seen here performing onstage at the Prince Tribute Concert during 2017 SXSW Conference and Festivals at Lady Bird Lake on March 17, 2017 in Austin, Texas, says he was mistakenly arrested by the LAPD. (Photo by Hutton Supancic/Getty Images for SXSW) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 24, 2017: Here are the top ...

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