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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...

Tribute to President Obama: “America has come to its senses” – Part I

Tribute to President Obama: “America has come to its senses” – Part I
Published on Jan 15 2017 // Blogs, Features, United States
By Ewart Walters The Ward Post News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 16, 2017: In the sweet, oh so sweet, afterglow of America’s monumental achievement on November 4, 2008, a song came to mind. It was a song by the great soul singer Sam Cooke, a song of the aspirations of the US civil rights movement...

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...

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid – The Trump Immigration Rhetoric Is About To Become Reality

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid – The Trump Immigration Rhetoric Is About To Become Reality
Published on Jan 12 2017 // Features, Immigration, Top Stories, United States
A small group of anti-Donald Trump protestors marches on 5th Avenue toward Trump Tower, January 11, 2017 in New York City. On Wednesday morning, Trump is having his first press conference since winning the election. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY,...

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:...

Full Transcript of President Obama’s Farewell Speech

Full Transcript of President Obama’s Farewell Speech
Published on Jan 11 2017 // Features, News, Top Stories, United States
U.S. President Barack Obama wipes his tears as he gives a speech during his farewell speech at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, USA on January 10, 2017. President-elect from Republican Party Donald Trump will be sworn in on 20th of January 2017 as the 45th president of United States of America. (Photo...

Caribbean And Latin America News Round Up For Wednesday Jan. 11, 2017

Caribbean And Latin America News Round Up For Wednesday Jan. 11, 2017
Rihanna, r., seen here in better times with Drake, has nabbed nine nominations in the fourth annual iHeart Radio Music Awards. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage) Compiled By NAN Staff Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 11, 2017: Here are the stories making news across the Caribbean, Latin America...