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Is The Measurement Of Caribbean Tourism’s Impact Flawed?

Is The Measurement Of Caribbean Tourism’s Impact Flawed?
Published on Jun 25 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Features, News, St Maarten, Top Stories
Regional airline LIAT goes in for a landing in St. Maarten. By Sarah Peter Special To NAN News Americas, PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Mon. June 26, 2017: The method in which countries determine the economic impact of tourism arrivals is flawed. That’s the word from former Bahamian Tourism Minister and...

Caribbean Born Photographer Remembers Gabe Pressman

Caribbean Born Photographer Remembers Gabe Pressman
Published on Jun 25 2017 // Caribbean, Features, News, Top Stories, United States
Gabe Pressman at far right at Liberatore’s, market in the Bronx during then Mayor elect Bloomberg’s tour. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) By Hayden R. Celestin News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. June 26, 2017: Watching NBC news and hearing of the passing of pioneer and broadcasting icon, Gabe...

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...

Week In Pictures – Protests In Venezuela Continue

Week In Pictures – Protests In Venezuela Continue
Published on Jun 22 2017 // Features, In Photos, News, Sidebar Photoblog, Venezuela
An injured demonstrator (R) is assisted by medics as opposition activists and riot police clash during an anti-government protest in Caracas, on June 22, 2017. (Photo credit: FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY,  Fri. June 23, 2017: Protests continued across Venezuela this week,...

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,...

Bajan Star Rihanna’s Instagram Is All About The ‘Sell’

Bajan Star Rihanna’s Instagram Is All About The ‘Sell’
Rihanna previewed the ‘So Stoned’ collection herself on Instagram to her fans. (Instagram image) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 23, 2017: Bajan star Rihanna has over 54 million followers on Instagram and the singer turned actress and entrepreneur is skillfully turning her...

10 Caribbean Carnivals To Know This Summer

10 Caribbean Carnivals To Know This Summer
By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 23, 2017:  It’s finally summer in the US, UK and Canada and for many Caribbean nationals and fans of Caribbean culture, that means one things – it’s time to break out and party – carnival style that is! Here are 10 Caribbean carnivals...

Caribbean Governments Slammed On Twitter For Venezuela Govt. Support At OAS

Caribbean Governments Slammed On Twitter For Venezuela Govt. Support At OAS
This image from Venezuela En Cola on Twitter sums up the feelings of many Venezuelans on the Caribbean support of the Nicholas Maduro government of Venezuela at the OAS. (Twitter image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 22, 2017: The Venezuelan Nicholas Maduro government may...

Tropical Storm Bret Leaves Flooding, Damages In Trinidad

Tropical Storm Bret Leaves Flooding, Damages In Trinidad
Flooding brought on by TS Bret at Oropune Gardens, Piarco, Trinidad. (Express image) By NAN Contributor News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Weds. June 21, 2017: Tropical Storm Bret degenerated into a tropical wave yesterday afternoon but not before leaving buildings damaged, downing powerlines and...

Immigrants Dead In ICE Custody This Year Now At 10

Immigrants Dead In ICE Custody This Year Now At 10
By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 21, 2017: The number of detainees dropping dead in US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) custody for this fiscal year has climbed to 10, according to ICE officials. The latest immigrant to die in ICE custody is Salvadoran national...