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This Caribbean Island Has Been Named Best LGBTQ Rising Star Destination

This Caribbean Island Has Been Named Best LGBTQ Rising Star Destination
The Caribbean island of Puerto Rico has been named the Best LGBTQ Tribe Rising Star Destination by Trip.com ahead of Mexico, Vienna and Singapore. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 11, 2017: The Caribbean is often castigated as not being LGBTQ friendly but one Caribbean island...

This Partnership Could Dominate The Medical Cannabis Market In This Caribbean Nation

This Partnership Could Dominate The Medical Cannabis Market In This Caribbean Nation
Published on Jun 15 2017 // Breaking News, Business, Caribbean, Puerto Rico, Top Stories
By NAN Business Editor News Americas, New York, NY, Fri. June 16, 2017: A new partnership between a Denver, Colorado company and a Puerto Rico-based firm could control the medical cannabis market in the Caribbean US territory. United Cannabis Corporation of Denver has signed a Memo Of Understanding...

These Caribbean Athletes Shone Brightly At Penn Relays 2017

These Caribbean Athletes Shone Brightly At Penn Relays 2017
St. Elizabeth Tech of Jamaica won the high school boys 4×800 championship in 7:33.27. (Penn Relays/Twitter image) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Sun. April 28, 2017: The sun shone as brightly as the Caribbean athletes who excelled at the 123rd running of the annual Penn Relays...

These Caribbean Destinations Have Seen Demand For Luxury Stays

These Caribbean Destinations Have Seen Demand For Luxury Stays
The beach in front of Grace Bay Club, a luxury resort on the Turks & Caicos Islands. (NAN image) By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, Seattle, Wash., Weds. April 12, 2017: Demand for stays at luxury properties in at least six Caribbean countries have seen a spike according to The Expedia group, the...

Puerto Rico Licensed Doctor Charged In Medicare Fraud Scheme

By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 24, 2017: A Puerto Rico licensed doctor, who was practicing medicine in Miami, has been charged in a 16-count indictment for his alleged participation in a multi-faceted $20 million health care fraud scheme involving the submission of false...

Caribbean Sports In Brief – West Indies Stay On Losing Streak

Caribbean Sports In Brief – West Indies Stay On Losing Streak
Not even a century by Darren Bravo helped. Compiled By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar.17, 2017: Here are the stories making headlines in sports from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this week ending Mar.17, 2017. West Indies Cricket The former manager of the West Indies cricket...

Caribbean And Latin America News Round Up For Jan. 19, 2017

Caribbean And Latin America News Round Up For Jan. 19, 2017
Haiti’s president-elect Jovenel Moise is pledging to provide national ID cards to Haitian migrants in the neighboring Dominican Republic so they can apply for a legal residency program. Compiled By NAN Staff Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 19, 2017: Here are the stories making news...

Fort Lauderdale Shooting Suspect Has Caribbean Roots

Fort Lauderdale Shooting Suspect Has Caribbean Roots
Esteban Santiago-Ruiz, the suspect in the Fort Lauderdale Airport shooting of Jan 6 2017 has Caribbean roots. By NAN Contributor News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Jan. 6, 2017: The 26-year-old Iraq US Army veteran, who law enforcement officials say shot and killed 5 people and injured 8 others...

These Caribbean Beaches Have The Clearest Waters

These Caribbean Beaches Have The Clearest Waters
Flamenco Beach, Puerto Rico. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 6, 2016: Three Caribbean beaches have made the top 12 list globally as having the clearest water according to TripAdvisor readers. They are: Flamenco Beach (Playa Flamenco) The Flamenco Beach in Culebra, Puerto Rico...

Caribbean And Latin America News Round Up For Thursday Jan. 5, 2017

Caribbean And Latin America News Round Up For Thursday Jan. 5, 2017
Jamaican roots US Senator Kamala Harris being sworn in to office by Vice President Biden on Tues. Jan. 3, 2016. (Twitter image) Compiled By NAN Staff Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 5, 2017: Here are the stories making news across the Caribbean, Latin America and its US Diaspora for today,...