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5 West Indians In US Black History

Compiled By NAN News Editor News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Feb. 23, 2018: This week we put the spotlight on another five West Indians in US Black History who many have forgotten but whom we must remember this and every Black History Month. Stanley Herbert Adams Stanley Herbert Adams was a Barbados national who went on to serve as registrar ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Caribbean Born Actors Gets Rave Reviews In Black Panther Performance

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 23, 2018: As “Black Panther,” the Marvel Studios’ superhero movie continues to break records at the box office following its US $242 million opening weekend and evoke pride among blacks globally, many are saluting the performance of two Caribbean-born actors in the movie. Guyanese-born Letitia Wright, 24, plays Shuri, ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Sentencing For Nicki Minaj’s Brother Postponed

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 23, 2018: The sentencing of the 39-year-old brother of Trinidad-born rapper, Nicki Minaj, has been postponed until next month. Jelani Maraj is faces up to life in prison for the rape of his step-daughter but his sentencing was put off this week after his lawyer filed a petition to ...

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Caribbean Immigrant Is Third ICE Detainee To Die This Year

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Feb. 23, 2018: A Caribbean immigrant has become the third detainee to die in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) so far this fiscal year. Cuban national, Luis Ramirez-Marcano, 59, passed away on Feb. 19th at the Kendall Regional Medical Center (KRMC) in Miami. He was in detention at the Krome Detention ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Jamaican-Born Designer Presents Stunning All-White Collection During New York Fashion Week

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 23, 2018: Jamaican-born, New York designer, Glenroy March, received effusive of praise last week as the House of D’Marsh unveiled its Fall 2018 collection during New York Fashion Week (NYFW). The lobby of trendy and elegant Row NYC Hotel was transformed into an autumn setting with leaves strewn around ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Rihanna Turns 30

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 23, 2018: Barbadian singer, turned actress, entrepreneur and humanitarian has hit the big 3-0! The singer turned 30th on Feb. 20th and got a birthday wish from ex Chris Brown even as she celebrated at the Seagram Building in NYC. Brown took to his Instagram page to wish the ...

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Caribbean Sports – Pakistan Cricketer Takes Apparent Racist Dig At Darren Sammy

  By NAN Sports Editor  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 23, 2018: A Pakistan-born cricketer was called out on Twitter this week after taking what some see as a racist dig at former West Indies skipper, Darren Sammy. As third season of the Pakistan Super League kicked off, Sammy was erroneously introduced as a “Khan” during the presser ...

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Caribbean Entertainment -Bounty Killer Gets Blue & Bougie Award 

 By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 23, 2018: Although he is unable to travel to the US, veteran DJ Rodney Pryce, more popularly known as Bounty Killer, was last weekend honored in the Bronx, NY. The musician was presented in absentia with the Blue & Bougie Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution to the ...

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Overstock CEO, Ethereum Co-Founder To Keynote First Crypto Event For Securities Tokens In The Bahamas

News Americas, NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2018:Overstock.com CEO, Patrick Byrne, Ethereum Co-Founder, Anthony Di Iorio and venture capitalist and BitFury board member, Bill Tai, are all set to keynote the first Crypto Event for Securities Tokens, POLYCON18, in The Bahamas. Polymath, the security token issuance platform, will partner with Grit Capital, to present the world’s first event dedicated to securities tokens event, ...

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interCaribbean Announces Dominica To Tortola And St. Lucia Services

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands, Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — interCaribbean Airways, celebrating 26 years of continuous services, is pleased to announce new non-stop schedule services from Dominica to St. Lucia and Tortola, with 1 stop easy connections via Tortola to St Thomas, St Croix, Sint Maarten, San Juan, Providenciales and Santo Domingo. Travelers can make two-stop connections ...

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