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Here’s Why The US Is Sanctioning This Caribbean-Born Senator And His Family

By NAN Staff Writer  News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 15, 2018: The Donald Trump administration this week fired what seems to be a clear warning shot at allegations of corruption globally and in the region by sanctioning a Caribbean senator for allegedly “engaging in corrupt acts.” The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned ...

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Caribbean News – New York Times Endorses Challenger Over Caribbean American Incumbent  

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. June 15, 2018: The New York Times editorial board, in a stunning moved on Thursday endorsed the primary election challenger of Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette Clarke, over the incumbent lawmaker. The Times called the son of Ugandan immigrants, Adem Bunkeddeko, “an energetic young community organizer” and said change would be welcomed ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Caribbean Roots Singer Misses World Cup Performance

By NAN ET EDITOR News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 15, 2018: A Caribbean roots singer set to perform at the kick-off of the 2018 World Cup Thursday missed the big gig due to travel issues. Haitian-American singer and Miami native, Jason Derulo, was set to serenade soccer fans at the opening of the World Cup on Thursday but ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Rihanna’s Wardrobe Opps Moment At Ocean’s 8 Premier London

By NAN ET Editor  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 15, 2018: Bajan star Rihanna had a serious wardrobe malfunction during the European Premiere of ‘Ocean’s 8’ at Cineworld Leicester Square on June 13, 2018 in London, England. The left side of Rihanna’s dress almost feel apart. See the moments as they developed.   Rihanna and the strong all-female cast ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Dancehall Star Spice Makes The Day Of One Lucky High Schooler

By NAN ET Editor  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 15, 2018: Dancehall artist and reality TV star, Spice, has made the day of one lucky high schooler. The VH1’s Love and Hip Hop Atlanta cast member recently launched the Grace Hamilton Women Empowerment Foundation and partnered with JLM couture, VaSeanBrielle Nail Boutique, Empire Beauty School and hair brand ...

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Caribbean Business – These Caribbean Nations Are Forecast To Buck Growth Predictions

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 15, 2018: The World Bank claims growth in the Latin America and the Caribbean region is projected to accelerate to a downwardly revised 1.7 percent this year but several Caribbean nations are forecast to buck that prediction, a News Americas analyst has found. Latest data from the World Bank, ...

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Latin America Sports – It’s A Hot Latin America Soccer Weekend At World Cup 2018

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 15, 2018: The 2018 soccer World Cup is here and for fans globally, its time to be glued to their tube or devices. Especially, this weekend, when Caribbean and Latin American fans will get to see some of their teams from the Americas in action on Russian soil. Here’s ...

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Latin America Sports: Thumbs Up To World Cup 2026 Announcement

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 15, 2018: People of Canada, Mexico and the United States are looking forward to the 2026 World Cup that is to be jointly hosted in their home countries. After Canada, Mexico and the United States won their joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup on Wednesday, many residents ...

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Caribbean Sports: Top Caribbean Athletes Shine In Jamaica

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 15, 2018: Several Caribbean and Caribbean American athletes were in winning form at the JN Racers Grand Prix meeting at Jamaica’s National Stadium in Kingston last weekend. Former World and Olympic female sprint champion, Jamaica’s Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce, returned to winning form after giving birth, as she claimed ...

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Caribbean Sports: West Indies Opener Makes ICC T20 Top 5

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 15, 2018: Attacking West Indies opener, Evin Lewis, has climbed into the top five positions of the ICC Twenty20 batting rankings. In the latest rankings, the left-handed Lewis jumped one place to fifth on 753 ratings points. Lewis has emerged as one of the Windies’ most dependable players in ...

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