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U.S. Ackee Ban Remains In Effect

Share Tweet The ackee fruit. By NAN STAFF WRITER News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. April 18, 2014:  While many Jamaican nationals may look forward with longing to ackee and saltfish this Easter weekend, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is recommending seizure or import refusal of canned, frozen and other ackee products. The ackee fruit which is harvested from the ...

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Long-Time NYC Caribbean American Political Leader Passes

Share Tweet Former NYS State Senator Basil-Patterson. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 18, 2014: Former Caribbean-American New York State Senator and Harlem politician, Basil Patterson, passed away Wednesday night at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York after an extended illness. He was 87. Patterson was born in Harlem on April 27, 1926 to Leonard James who was born ...

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Seaborne Starts San Juan-Santo Domingo Route

Share Tweet SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, April 17 , 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, is pleased to announce that its non-stop daily service from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan (SJU) to Las Americas International Airport in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (SDQ) started on April 15th, 2014.  Now business or pleasure travel to ...

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FinScan Opens New Cayman Islands Data Center

Share Tweet PITTSBURGH, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – FinScan, a leading global provider of sanctions/Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) screening solutions, document verification, and sanctions lists today announced the opening of a data center in the Cayman Islands.  The new location was added to meet FinScan’s rapidly growing international client base and complements other data centers in the United States, Canada, and ...

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UN launches practical guide to mobilizing action for disarmament

Share Tweet Actor and UN Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas poses with High School students, after presenting a book entitled “Action for Disarmament 10 Things You Can Do”, Tuesday April 15, 2014, at the United Nations Headquarters, in New York City. Photo: Hayden Roger Celestin News Americas, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Tues. April 15, 2014: United Nations Messenger of Peace and top ...

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Inaugural Caribbean Youth Summit For Philadelphia

Share Tweet News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Weds. April 16, 2014: Caribbean nationals in Philadelphia are gearing up for the first Caribbean Youth Summit under the theme: ‘Reclaiming Our Caribbean Identity.’  The Caribbean Youth Summit Planning Committee will host the event on April 25,2014 from 6-9 p.m at First District Plaza, Philadelphia PA. With the purpose of creating a platform for ...

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$1,200 of Travel for Each $1,000 Added to Seaborne Travel Accounts

Share Tweet SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, has announced it is making travel even cheaper and easier!  We are offering $1,200 of travel for each $1,000 for the next three weeks when customers add funds to their Seaborne accounts.  There is no limit to the amount you ...

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What Can Russia Learn From The Caribbean?

Share Tweet Invest Caribbean Now’s Sheila Newton-Moses, centre, at the Global Russia Business Meeting in Valencia, Spain on April 7, 2014. (ICN Photo) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. April 14, 2014: Russia can learn a lot from the Caribbean on branding itself as an inbound tourism destination after Sochi. That’s according to new Invest Caribbean Now President, Sheila Newton-Moses, ...

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New Therapy For Advanced Prostate Cancer Available In Trinidad & Tobago

Share Tweet The Chemistry, Food & Drugs Division of the Trinidad & Tobago Ministry of Health has approved the introduction of Abiraterone Acetate. PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Chemistry, Food & Drugs Division of the Trinidad & Tobago Ministry of Health approved the introduction of Abiraterone Acetate to the country, the first – ...

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FCCA Conference & Trade Show Registration Now Open

Share Tweet PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Registration is now open for the 2014 FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, taking place in St. Maarten from October 6-10, 2014. The event will gather over 1,000 stakeholders from all sectors the cruise tourism industry, along with over 100 FCCA Member Line cruise executives, presidents and CEOs. Attendees will have ...

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