Hard Beat’s Felicia Persaud Profiled In The West Indian

Published on Sep 21 2014 // Caribbean, Guyana, News, Top Stories, United States
Hard Beat’s Felicia Persaud Profiled In The West Indian
Felicia Persaud being interviewed by Kara Coleman of One Caribbean Television at Invest Caribbean Now 2014 in NYC. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 22, 2014: Hard Beat Communications’ Felicia J. Persaud is in the spotlight of the Annan Boodram column in the West Indian newspaper of New York. Read...

Invest Caribbean Now 2015 Makes Splashy Opening In Terres Basses, St. Martin

Invest Caribbean Now 2015 Makes Splashy Opening In Terres Basses, St. Martin
Mr. Romeo Fleming, head of the Fleming Group of Companies in Saint Martin received the ICN 2015 Leadership Award on Sept. 24, 2015 in Terres Basses, Saint Martin. (ICN image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 25, 2015: Invest Caribbean Now 2015 entered its fifth year last night with a splashy opening...

Open Letter #102 To President Obama – Immigration Reform Now!

Published on Nov 19 2014 // Immigration, United States
Open Letter #102 To President Obama – Immigration Reform Now!
President Barack Obama shares a laugh with senior advisors during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Nov. 17, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Nov. 17, 2014: Mr. President,                                 Since...

Open Letter #101 To President Obama – Immigration Reform Now!

Published on Nov 13 2014 // Features, Immigration, Top Stories, United States
Open Letter #101 To President Obama – Immigration Reform Now!
Forget you John Boehner! News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 14, 2014: Dear Mr. President,                                 The question you must now ask yourself is whether you will continue to give in to Republicans and their dire threats and warnings should you take...

Open Letter #100 To President Obama – Immigration Reform Now!

Open Letter #100 To President Obama – Immigration Reform Now!
President Obama insists he will push ahead with executive action on immigration. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 7, 2014: Dear Mr. President, It’s been 25 months to the date since I began writing these open letters to you calling for immigration reform now. When I began this journey, I knew...

A Caribbean Immigrant Lesson In Perseverance

A Caribbean Immigrant Lesson In Perseverance
Felicia J. Persaud, l. with Sandals Resorts founder and chairman Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart at ICN 2014. (Photo Sharon Bennett) By Annan Boodram Special To NAN News Americas, BRONX, NY, Fri. Oct. 31, 2014:  We have all heard the adage – never give up on your dreams. More often than not, however,...

Open Letter #99 To President Obama – Immigration Reform Now!

Published on Oct 30 2014 // Features, Immigration, United States
Open Letter #99 To President Obama – Immigration Reform Now!
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 31, 2014: Dear Mr. President,                                 Dare non-criminal undocumented immigrants and immigrant advocates get their hopes up one more time? Breitbart.com reports indicate that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...

Use Of ‘N’ Word To Jamaican Students Puts Spotlight On Fight For Caribbean Identity Category

Use Of ‘N’ Word To Jamaican Students Puts Spotlight On Fight For Caribbean Identity Category
Two of the Jamaican students in Illinois who allege they were called the “N” word by a teacher. (WMAQ TV image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, CHICAGO, IL, Thurs. Oct. 30, 2014: The apparent use of the “N” word by a substitute teacher to describe four Jamaican students in Illinois,...

Open Letter #98 To President Obama – Immigration Reform Now

Published on Oct 28 2014 // Immigration, United States
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 28, 2014: Dear Mr. President,                       With ISIL/ISIS, Ebola, the economy and everything else in the mix, I know it’s very hard to keep your eye on immigration reform. But  I really hope you will take the advice of Representatives...

Open Letter #97 To President Obama – Immigration Reform Now!

Open Letter #97 To President Obama – Immigration Reform Now!
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 21, 2014: Dear Mr. President,                               In less than a month, we will know who will control the U.S. Senate going forth. Will it remain blue or will it turn bloody red? Sadly, Latino voters, seen as the new bloc...