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Caribbean National Named To Under-Secretary-General Post At UN

New under-secretary-general for General Assembly and Conference Management Catherine Pollard. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Thurs. Dec. 3, 2015: A Caribbean-born national has been named as the new under-secretary-general for General Assembly and Conference Management, the largest department  at the United Nations. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recently announced the appointment of Catherine Pollard of Guyana as ...

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Cutting edge therapy for Psoriasis patients now available in the Caribbean

PANAMA CITY, Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that affects around 140 million people worldwide.  It’s more frequent between the ages of 15 and 25, but may develop at any age and highly impacts the quality of life. Several types of psoriasis exist, which range from mild to severe and disabling. Plaque psoriasis is ...

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Caribbean Roots Sports Star Among BBC Sports Personality Contenders

Formula 1 Winner Lewis Hamilton By NAN Sports Writer News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. Dec. 2, 2015: Caribbean roots sports star Lewis Hamilton is among 12 contenders for this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. Lewis Hamilton who has Grenadian roots won a third Formula 1 title to become only the second British man after Sir Jackie Stewart to achieve ...

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The Latin America, Caribbean Leaders At The Paris Climate Change Conference

Security measures were tight as COP21 opened at Le Bourget on December 1, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Patrick Aventurier/Getty Images) By NAN Contributor News Americas, PARIS, France, Weds. Dec. 2, 2015: Latin America and the Caribbean leaders were among 195 global leaders present at the Climate Change COP21 which opened at Le Bourget in Paris yesterday, December 1st ...

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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Day

David Price and his “Ciao” is now worth a cool $217 million after signing with the Boston Red Sox.

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Latin American Models Rock The Victoria’s Secret Runway

Brazil-born model Flavia Lucini walks the runway during the 2015 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show at Lexington Avenue Armor in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images) By NAN ET Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 2, 2015: Several Latin America born models rocked the runway at the Victoria’s Secret show aired on Tuesday night. See the Who’s ...

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Rihanna Keeps On Soaring

Rihanna is seen arriving at the 40/40 club for Cotto vs Canelo viewing party on November 21, 2015 in New York, New York.Credit: Josiah Kamau By NAN ET Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 2, 2015: 2015 has undoubtedly been a good one for Rihanna even though she did not release a new album. Yet, according to Spotify, ...

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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Day

Deshaun Watson #4 of the Clemson Tigers has a little Ciao Willy moment after scoring a touchdown during their game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Williams-Brice Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina.

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8 Shocking Statistics About HIV In The Caribbean, Latin America

Singer Bono returns with his One Red concert today World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, 2015. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Dec. 1, 2015: As organizations around the world pause to mark World AIDS Day today under the theme, ‘The Time to Act Is Now,’ here are eight shocking facts on HIV from the Caribbean and ...

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Air China Gears Up for Inaugural Flight To Cuba

  Air China has confirmed that it will inaugurate a Beijing to Havana air service on December 27th. By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Dec. 1, 2015: Air China has confirmed that it will inaugurate a Beijing to Havana air service on December 27th. The flight which will extend the airline’s relatively new, three times a week, Beijing ...

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