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Philadelphia Caribbean Festival Celebrating 31 Years

Philadelphia Caribbean Festival Celebrating 31 Years
Published on Aug 13 2017 // News, United States
News Americas-Philadelphia, PA , August 14, 2017: The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation’s (DRWC) Great Plaza will be transformed this Sunday into many islands showcasing authentic island sounds of reggae, roots international beat, soca, hip-hop, cool jazz, gospel and creative dances complimented...

As Caribbean Countries Battle Rising Crime Interpol Shows Over 40 Wanted Murderers On The Lam – A NAN First

As Caribbean Countries Battle Rising Crime Interpol Shows Over 40 Wanted Murderers On The Lam – A NAN First
By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 4, 2017: As Caribbean countries across the region continue to battle rising violent crimes, a News Americas Now analysis of Interpol’s most wanted criminals from the region shows that some 44 Caribbean nationals currently wanted for murder...

This Jamaican Man Faces Up To 40 Years In A US Jail

This Jamaican Man Faces Up To 40 Years In A US Jail
Published on Jul 27 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Jamaica, News, Top Stories
By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 28, 2017: A 28-year-old Jamaican man could spend the next 40 years of his life in a US jail after admitting guilt in masterminding a lottery scam that defrauded dozens of mostly elderly Americans out of millions of dollars in North Dakota. Lavrick...

Is CARICOM And The Caribbean Regional Integration Process Foundering?

Is CARICOM And The Caribbean Regional Integration Process Foundering?
Published on Jul 17 2017 // Blogs, Caribbean, Top Stories, United Kingdom
CARICOM Leaders at the Thirty-Eighth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) at Grand Anse, Grenada, on 4-6 July 2017. (CARICOM image) By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. July 18, 2017: There is a pervasive view within and beyond...

Ambushed Caribbean Roots NYPD Officer To Be Buried Today

Ambushed Caribbean Roots NYPD Officer To Be Buried Today
Published on Jul 10 2017 // Caribbean, Dominican Republic, United States
Thousands lined up on July 10, 2017 to pay last respects to Officer Familia. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. July 11, 2017: The Caribbean roots New York Police Officer, who was ambushed and murdered in the line of duty in the wee hours of...

6 Caribbean Countries Listed As Most Dangerous

6 Caribbean Countries Listed As Most Dangerous
By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 7, 2017: The Global Peace Index Report for 2017 is out and five countries in the Caribbean and one CARICOM nation in South America have made the list as the six most dangerous in the entire region. The report compiled by the Institute for Economics...

Guyana Born Murder Accused Remanded To NY Prison

Guyana Born Murder Accused Remanded To NY Prison
Marcus Bisram of the Marcus Brian Bisram Foundation is accused of murdering a Guyanese carpenter. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, QUEENS, NY, Thurs. July 6, 2017: A 27-year-old Queens-based, Guyana national has been remanded to prison following his appearance in Brooklyn federal Court Wednesday on...

US Slaps This Caribbean Country With Worst Rank In Latest Human Trafficking Report

US Slaps This Caribbean Country With Worst Rank In Latest Human Trafficking Report
By NAN News Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 28, 2017: The U.S. State Department yesterday slapped the worst tier status on the Central American CARICOM nation of Belize as it released its annual Trafficking in Persons report. Belize is the only Caribbean country with a tier 3 status again...

Here’s What Caribbean Roots Congressional Lawmakers Are Saying About ‘Trump Care’

Here’s What Caribbean Roots Congressional Lawmakers Are Saying About ‘Trump Care’
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., written ‘ER’ to make the poster read Meaner’ during his press conference on the Senate Republicans’ health care bill with Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., in the Capitol on Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Photo By...

Meet The Caribbean-Born And Caribbean Roots Lawmakers Of The US Congress

Meet The Caribbean-Born And Caribbean Roots Lawmakers Of The US Congress
Dominican Republic born Adriano Espaillat By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 23, 2017: We continue our celebration of National Caribbean American Heritage Month and the contribution of Caribbean immigrants to the fabric of the American society,  with a spotlight on the Caribbean-born,...