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This Caribbean National Is The First Black Woman To Direct A Hollywood Movie

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 14, 2019: A Caribbean national who has made history as the first black woman to direct a Hollywood film has been honoured with a week dedicated to her this Caribbean American Heritage Month. The Caribbean Lens International Film & Arts Festival wraps up the ‘Euzhan Palcy Week’ today, June 10-14th, named after Martinican ...

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Caribbean American Heritage Month Factoid

Compiled By Jordan Bowles News Americas, Deerfield, FL, FRI. June 14, 2019:  As we mark the 13th day of Caribbean American Heritage Month 2019, did you know that During the Great Depression, more Caribbean people returned to the islands than entered the United States, owing to economic hardship and an even more restrictive immigration policy? But despite all this, the black population ...

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CARIBBEAN BUSINESS AND FINANCE REPORT

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. June 14, 2019: Here are the top business stories making news from the Caribbean for the week ending June 14, 2019. Antigua The citizenship program of Antigua and Barbuda was recently slammed by India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in Fukuoka, Japan ...

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D-Day And a Fourth Reich?

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. June 14, 2019: “An Elephant In A China Shop.” The headline from an editorial in the Spanish newspaper El Mundo on Donald Trump’s visit to the UK was the best description anywhere of the so-called state visit by the US President. It also summed up for me the appearance of ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- JUNE 14, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 14, 2019: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travel scene for the week-ending June 14, 2019: The US has updated its travel warning on Haiti and not the Dominican Republic despite five Americans dying there since April. Canada, however, is warning its nationals to exercise a high caution if travelling ...

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MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – JUNE 14, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 14, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally, in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending June 14, 2019: The global medical cannabis market is expected to reach USD 56.70 billion by 2026 according to Adroit Market Research. Jamaican Minister Audley Shaw Says his Government Will Pressure U.S. To Pass a ...

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CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – JUNE 11, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK,NY, TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for this Tuesday morning June 11, 2019: A Canadian tourist who was shot during a suspected robbery attempt in Sint Maarten has died of his injuries while being treated in Florida. The Jamaica Football Federation has apologised to ...

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Caribbean American Heritage Month Factoid

Compiled By Jordan Bowles News Americas, Deerfield, FL, TUES. June 11, 2019: As we enter Day 11 of Caribbean American Heritage Month, did you know  that the level of Caribbean immigration picked up after the United States entered World War II in 1941? Almost 50,000 Caribbeans (black and white) settled in the country between 1941 and 1950. They took advantage of the ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL PHOTO OF THE DAY – ARUBA

Today, Travel Tuesday, we spotlight on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba which welcomes shoppers to its port in Oranjestad, the capital. Look for Dutch products like Delft pottery and imported linens, plus designer jewelry and watches at duty-free prices. US dollar is widely accepted. The post CARIBBEAN TRAVEL PHOTO OF THE DAY – ARUBA appeared first on Caribbean and ...

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Blue Diamond Resorts Celebrates The Multiple Awards Received For Its Portfolio Of Resorts

News Americas, TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 10, 2019: Blue Diamond Resorts, the fastest growing hotel chain in the Caribbean, is celebrating the numerous awards received by its multiple brands. At the beginning of 2019, six Royalton Luxury Resorts hotels along with their associated property, CHIC by Royalton , received the AAA’s 4-Diamond Award. Likewise, last week, the chain won two Readers’ Choice awards from TravelPulse Canada ...

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