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Caribbean And Latin America News Round Up For Monday Jan. 16, 2017

Caribbean And Latin America News Round Up For Monday Jan. 16, 2017
Haitian singer Wyclef Jean has penned an open letter thanking President Obama. Compiled By NAN Staff Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 18, 2017: Here are the stories making news across the Caribbean, Latin America and its US Diaspora for today, Jan. 18, 2017: JAMAICA Jamaican police have...

Nationals From These Five Caribbean Countries Make Up New York City’s Top Foreign Immigrant Groups

Nationals From These Five Caribbean Countries Make Up New York City’s Top Foreign Immigrant Groups
West Indians of many nations celebrate at the annual West Indian American Day Carnival. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 13, 2017: Caribbean nationals from five nations in the region make up the most foreign immigrants in New York City, ranking in the top 10. According to a...

Two Caribbean Countries Where The Cost Of Living Is Higher Than NYC

Two Caribbean Countries Where The Cost Of Living Is Higher Than NYC
According to a ‘America: Cost of Living Index 2017’ by Numbeo, it’s more expensive to live in Hamilton, Bermuda than NYC. (Twitter image) By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 13, 2016: A new comparative analysis of the cost of living in New York City compared to other cities...

Meet The Caribbean Contenders For The Miss Universe Pageant

Meet The Caribbean Contenders For The Miss Universe Pageant
Miss Universe contenders. (Miss Universe image) Compiled By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 13, 2017:  Thirteen Caribbean beauties are among 87 women from around the world who are vying for the coveted title of Miss Universe. The Miss Universe pageant will be aired on January 29...

Caribbean Sports In Brief

Caribbean Sports In Brief
Jamaican-born triple Olympian Usain Bolt is among the contenders again for this year’s Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award. Compiled By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 13, 2017: Here are some of the major stories making headlines in Caribbean sports scene this week: Jamaican-born...

What US Investors Need To Know Now About Investing In Cuba Now

What US Investors Need To Know Now About Investing In Cuba Now
Published on Jan 12 2017 // Business, Caribbean, Cuba, Top Stories, United States
Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt poses beside a picture of late Cuban political leader Fidel Castro during the signing of a bilateral agreement with Cuban national telecom provider (ETECSA) in Havana, on December 12, 2016. (Photo credit: YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Business Writer News...

The Business Of Tourism – A Single Word Says It All

The Business Of Tourism – A Single Word Says It All
Published on Jan 12 2017 // Caribbean, Travel and Lifestyle, United Kingdom
By David Jessop  News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Jan. 13, 2017: One of the oddities of country branding is the desire by those responsible for marketing, or for promoting a destination, to require a short descriptive catch line to appear in all advertising and promotional material. The idea is...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Jamaican Stewed Pork

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Jamaican Stewed Pork
Published on Jan 12 2017 // Caribbean, Food, Jamaica
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, New York, NY, Fri. Jan. 13, 2017: Recently a friend of mine asked me what is my favorite Caribbean meat stew? As I thought about it, I found it was difficult to decide which Jamaican meat stew is my favorite. It is difficult because I enjoy them all. I love Jamaican...

Caribbean And Latin America News Round Up For Thursday Jan. 12, 2017

Caribbean And Latin America News Round Up For Thursday Jan. 12, 2017
Nevis Premier Vance Amory raising the flag of St. Kitts/Nevis at Bowling Green prior to a wreath laying ceremony at the grave site of Alexander Hamilton at Trinity Church Yard. (Arthur Piccolo image/Bowling Green Association) Compiled By NAN Staff Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 11, 2017:...

Western Union Takes on Jamaican Lottery Scammers!

Western Union Takes on Jamaican Lottery Scammers!
Published on Jan 11 2017 // Blogs, Caribbean, Jamaica
By Curtis A. Ward The Ward Post News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Jan. 12, 2017: I went to Western Union (WU) on January 10, 2017 and sent some money to Jamaica. Upon handing me my receipt, the agent gave me a number to call WU to answer a few questions before the money transfer would be completed....