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The ‘Phenomenal Woman’ With Trinidadian Roots Is No More

Share Tweet Dr. Maya Angelou. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 29, 2014: Many knew her as the poet extraordinaire who gave the world the classic ‘Phenomenal Woman.’ But few knew the roots that had nurtured that voice stretched to the West Indian island of Trinidad & Tobago. Yesterday that voice was lost to the ...

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Countdown Begins To Principal New York Caribbean Investment Summit

Share Tweet Credit: Anthony Wellington Phills, branding specialist of Disney’s ‘Million Dollar Arm’ and founder of Caribbean Commerce Magazine/Media, Calypso Cloud and Blinglet Inc. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 27, 2014: “Advancing Wealth” is the theme of the fourth edition of the New York Summit, Invest Caribbean Now, the biggest investment forum on the Caribbean outside the region, set ...

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New Milestone Reached In Trinidad & Tobago For Trade, Investment and Business Facilitation

Share Tweet PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CrimsonLogic, a leading provider of eGovernment solutions and services headquartered in Singapore, announced that five new E-Services on TTBizLink will be launched by the Honourable Senator Vasant Bharath, Minister of Trade, Industry, Investment and Communications. Developed by CrimsonLogic, TTBizLink is a Single Electronic Window for Trade, Investment ...

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Pew Applauds the British Virgin Islands for Establishing Permanent Shark Sanctuary

Share Tweet Nurse sharks can be seen while diving in the British Virgin Islands. (PRNewsFoto/The Pew Charitable Trusts) New protections boost regional commitment to shark conservation WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The British Virgin Islands moved on May 22 to establish a permanent shark sanctuary in its waters. The designation by the cabinet of the British overseas territory prohibits ...

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Cop Crooks In Puerto Rico?

Share Tweet Puerto Rico’s new police chief, Jose Caldero, on May 2, 2014, at his office at police headquarters in San Juan. EFE/File News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. May 23, 2014: Sixteen current and former Puerto Rico police officers were on Thursday indicted for their alleged participation in a criminal organization, run out of the police department that used their ...

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Caribbean American Congresswoman Slams GOP On Immigration Voting Failure

Share Tweet Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 23, 2014: Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, has slammed Republican leaders in the House of Representatives for refusing to allow a motion to a vote on a proposal that would have allowed Americans without legal status who have served in the armed forces to ...

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Bermuda’s Attorney General Quits As Well

Share Tweet Bermuda’s attorney general and minister of legal affairs Mark Pettingill News Americas, HAMILTON, BERMUDA, Fri. May 23, 2014: Bermuda’s attorney general and minister of legal affairs Mark Pettingill has called it quits in the same week as the country’s premier. Pettingill resigned as Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs resigned three days after Premier Craig Cannonier, serving ...

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Trinidad Journalist On Hit List?

Share Tweet Mark Bassant News Americas, PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. May 22, 2014: Fifteen days after the ambush and murder of senior prosecutor, Dana Seetahal in the twin-island of Trinidad & Tobago, a senior investigative television journalist has reported receiving death threats that has forced him to flee the country. Head of news at Caribbean Communication Network (CCN) TV6 ...

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Groasis Introduces Greenboxx Made of Recycled Paper to Combat Desertification

Share Tweet Groasis Greenboxx, the revolutionary answer against desertification. Pieter Hoff. (PRNewsFoto/Groasis B.V.) STEENBERGEN, The Netherlands, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — A new Groasis invention, a biodegradable version of the proven successful Waterboxx, is the answer against desertification. The Groasis Greenboxx, made of recycled paper, is an environmentally friendly development of the Waterboxx. The Groasis Greenboxx can be used to ...

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Nexus Networks Announces Launch Of Premier Lifestyle Channel Featuring Island Life

Share Tweet Producer and Journalist Jeanille Bonterre, Award-Winning Filmmaker Sean Michael Field Position Network as the Caribbean Connection to the World CAYMAN ISLANDS, Caribbean, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Nexus Networks, co-founded by MTV TEMPO’s Jeanille Bonterre and award-winning filmmaker Sean Michael Field, today announced the launch of its premier lifestyle channel, which will be dedicated to bringing island life ...

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