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Countdown Begins To CARIFTA Games 2016

The 2015 Jamaican team grabbed 85 medals at last year’s CARIFTA Games. Can they top it this year? By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 18, 2016: The countdown has begun to the 45th CARIFTA Games, set for the newly built Athletic Stadium in Grenada from March 26-28, 2016. There are 26 participating nations in 2016 ...

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Will The Real Donald Trump Please Stand Up?

Will the real DT please stand up? By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 18, 2016: Donald Trump, the Republican presidential frontrunner who began his campaign by calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug dealers; insisting he will make them pay for a border wall and most of all preaching forced deportation and a ban on Muslim ...

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Countdown Begins To Team Jamaica Bickle

Team Jamaica Bickle, a Diaspora Organization, turns 22 this April. By NAN Contributor News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Fri. March 18, 2016: The countdown has begun to the 2016 “running” of Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) with a celebration of Caribbean and Latin-inspired cuisine in Philadelphia next month. The 12th Annual Caribbean Cuisine Week (CCW) is set for April 13 -15, 2016 ...

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Rising Sea Levels Debunked

 By NAN Contributor News Americas, NW Territory, Canada, Fri. Mar. 18, 2016:  A German scientist has derived a formula which proves conclusively that sea levels have been receding amidst the popular current concept that sea levels have been rising over the last twenty years and will eventually flood most coastal cities. Professor Volkmar Mueller’s formula shows that sea level has ...

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Easter In The Caribbean

Jamaican Escovitched Snapper Fish By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 18, 2016:  Fish is King at the dinner tables in the Caribbean region and the Diaspora at Easter. Fresh fish dishes in the Caribbean and in the Diaspora are popular year round, but during Easter, fish dishes are on every dinner menu. Fesh fish dishes will ...

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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Day – Kevin Hart

Is actor/comedian Kevin Hart having a Ciao Willy moment during the Nike Innovation For Everybody Unveiling at Skylight at Moynihan Station on March 16, 2016 in New York City?. (Photo Credit: Mike Coppola)

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This Caribbean Nation Has Had 99 Murders In 76 Days

Trinidad & Tobago PM Keith Rowley is facing a challenge with rising crime rates. (Photo Credit: Sean Drakes/CON) By NAN Contributor News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. Mar. 17, 2017: Crime continues to escalate in the Caribbean island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago which has recorded a whopping 99 murders in the 76 days of the New Year. Among the murders ...

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Caribbean Americans Pitch In For Hillary Clinton In Florida

Hillary Clinton following her win in Florida on Tuesday night, March 15, 2016. By NAN Contributor News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Mar. 16, 2016: Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton pulled off a major win in the state of Florida last night, especially in counties with significant Caribbean American population. According to AP reports, Clinton won with 1,068,015 over challenger Bernie ...

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U.S. Treasury Makes It Somewhat Easier To Travel To Cuba

Crowds of foreign tourists walk at the historical center of Havana. ( Photo credit YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Mar. 16, 2016: The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is making it somewhat easier for U.S. nationals ...

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Puerto Rico-Roots “Hamilton” Freestyle With Potus Heats Up Net

Lin Miranda freestyles with President Obama at r. (White House image) By NAN ET Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, Weds. Mar. 16, 2016: A freestyle rap session featuring President Obama, aka Potus, and Puerto-Rico-roots actor and Grammy-winning “Hamilton” sensation, Lin Miranda, is making waves on the Internet. The video has gone viral with thousands viewing it already, as it’s not every ...

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