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U.S. Slaps Charges On This Former Caribbean Government Minister

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Tues. Aug. 7, 2018: U.S. federal authorities on Monday charged a former Caribbean minister of government with laundering bribes from an insurance company in his homeland. Donville O’Neil Inniss, the former Minister of Industry of Barbados in the Democratic Labor Party (DLP) government, appeared in a Tampa Court Monday to answer charges ...

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West Indies Lose T20 Series Against Bangladesh In South Florida

By NAN Sports Editor  News Americas, LAUDERHILL, Fl, Mon. Aug. 6, 2018: The West Indies cricket team disappointed South Florida Caribbean cricket fans again Sunday night with a second straight loss that handed the Bangladesh Tigers the Twenty20 International series win. A slow batting performance led to the Windies losing again Sunday night, but this time by the Duckworth method ...

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West Indian American Day Carnival Association President Dead At 75

By NAN Contributor News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Aug. 6, 2018: Head of the West Indian American Day Carnival Association, (WIADCA), of New York, William R. (Bill) Howard, passed away Sunday at his home in Brooklyn, weeks before this year’s annual carnival celebration. A press statement from the organization said Howard, 75, was found dead in his Brooklyn home by ...

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West Indies Lose First T20 Match-Up In South Florida

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, LAUDERHILL, Fl, Sun. Aug. 5, 2018: Sloppy fielding and a slow run-rate combined to leave the West Indies cricket team nursing a loss last night in their first T-20 match-up in South Florida, much to the disappointment of many of their fans. Despite a knock of 43 respectively by both Andre Fletcher and Rovman ...

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Former Third World Member To Be Laid To Rest Next Week

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 3, 2018: Former member of the internationally acclaimed band, Third World, Irvin “Carrot” Jarrett, is set to be laid to rest next week. His wife, Alisia Jarrett, made the announcement on Facebook, noting that the celebration of the renowned percussionist turned health and wellness healer, will be held on ...

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New York Times Stands By Guyana Story Despite Criticism From Nationals

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 3, 2018: The New York Times is standing by its man Clifford Krauss, or at least his story, “The $20 Billion Question for Guyana,” despite the condemnation it continues to elicit in Guyana, in its US Diaspora and globally. On Thursday, a spokesperson from The Times told News Americas: ...

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This NBA Team Has Signed A Caribbean National

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 3, 2018: Another NBA team has signed a Caribbean-born basketballer. The Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association recently signed Trinidad and Tobago-born Johnny Hamilton, who played at Virginia Tech University, Jacksonville College and at the University of Texas-Arlington (UTA), to a one-year, partially guaranteed, contract. The signing came ...

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10 Things To Know About This New Caribbean Soca Monarch

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 3, 2018: On Sunday night, July 29, 2018, a new soca monarch was crowned on the Caribbean island of Barbados, which wrapped up its annual Crop Over Festival or carnival this week. Here are 10 things you should know about the new soca star: 1: He is Ricky Lil ...

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Immigration – Ten Fast Facts To Note As Trump’s Immigration War Wages On

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Aug. 3, 2018: While Donald Trump has moved away from talking about the family separation crisis he created and is back to equating immigrants from Central America seeking asylum in this country, to MS-13 gang members, his administration failed to again reach a court order deadline of July 26, 2018 to ...

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12 Top Rated Caribbean Cruise Destinations You Should Know

By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 3, 2018: The top Caribbean cruise destinations are in for the third consecutive year, thanks to customer reviews submitted to Cruise Critic.com for cruises taken over the past year. Here are the top 12 hot spots for Caribbean cruises for 2018: EASTERN CARIBBEAN King’s Wharf, Bermuda St. Maarten San ...

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