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Walden University Adds New Research-Focused Ph.D. in Nursing

Share Tweet MINNEAPOLIS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Continuous advancements in nursing science research, education and practice are increasing the demand for nurses with doctoral degrees. To help prepare new leaders in these expanding fields, Walden University is now offering an online Ph.D. in Nursing program for nursing professionals who want to directly impact nursing practice today or conduct cutting-edge research that ...

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‘King Kong’ Comment Gets Caribbean-Born Crossing Guard Sacked

Share Tweet Jon Seymour (London Evening Standard image) News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. April 23, 2014: A Caribbean immigrant who has served as a school crossing guard for the Carlton Primary School in Kentish Town for more than a decade, is out of a job for calling a black member of the Camden Council, “King Kong.” Jon Seymour was dismissed ...

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Caribbean Leaders Must Create Right Mix To Attract Investors Says Antigua-Born Scholar

Share Tweet Dr. Isaac Newton News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. April 21, 2014: “Caribbean leaders should encourage, embrace and affirm the flow of capital that is positive, sustainable and healthy for the region.” That’s the advice of Antigua-born scholar, Dr. Isaac Newton, as he gears up to deliver the keynote address to delegates at Invest Caribbean Now 2014, (ICN), the biggest global investment summit ...

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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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