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These 21 Caribbean Nations Have Been Named Major Money Laundering Countries

These 21 Caribbean Nations Have Been Named Major Money Laundering Countries
By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 24, 2017: The US has named 21 Caribbean countries among a wider global list of Major Money Laundering Countries of 2016. The US State Department this week released the countries in its 2017 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report on...

Late Guyanese-American, NYC Politician To Be Remembered

Late Guyanese-American, NYC Politician To Be Remembered
The late Helen M. Marshall, the Guyanese-American, former Queens Borough President By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, QUEENS, NY, Mon. Mar. 13, 2017: The life of Helen M. Marshall, 87, the Guyanese-American, former Queens Borough President, who passed away on March 4, 2017 at her home in Palm Desert,...

8 Things You Should Know About The Arrest Of This Former Caribbean Head Of State

8 Things You Should Know About The Arrest Of This Former Caribbean Head Of State
Published on Mar 10 2017 // Breaking News, Features, Guyana, News, Top Stories
ormer President and current Opposition Leader of Guyana, Bharrat Jagdeo, speaking to the media. (Facebook image) Compiled By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 10, 2017: A former Caribbean head of state, who in delivering the 18th Annual Eric E. Williams Memorial Lecture last October...

Women’s History Month – Five Caribbean Women Of The U.S. Armed Forces

Women’s History Month – Five Caribbean Women Of The U.S. Armed Forces
Compiled By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 3, 2017: There is no denying the contribution of foreign-born immigrants and women to the U.S. armed forces and Caribbean-born women are undoubtedly making major contributions at some of the highest levels of service in the U.S. Armed...

Guyana, Exxon And The Need For Transformational Thinking

Guyana, Exxon And The Need For Transformational Thinking
Published on Feb 20 2017 // Business, Caribbean, Features, Guyana, Top Stories
By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Mon. Feb. 20, 2017: In the last few weeks, Washington think tanks, financial services analysts in New York and London, and publications from the New York Times to the Petroleum Argus, have all found a reason to express a view on Guyana; the Caribbean nation...

Fake News Hits Close To Home In Caribbean Immigrant Community

Fake News Hits Close To Home In Caribbean Immigrant Community
By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 15, 2017: Fake news has hit close to home for many in the Caribbean Diaspora, sending some immigrants stunned and reeling in fear and leaving others simply puzzled. In the Caribbean immigrant community in New York City, some are using the immigration...

8 Caribbean Countries Perceived To Be Highly Corrupt

8 Caribbean Countries Perceived To Be Highly Corrupt
Haiti, which held local and legislative elections on Jan. 29, 2017, is deemed the most corrupt nation in the Caribbean. (Photo credit: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 3, 2017: News on the most corrupt nations in the world for 2016, as unveiled...

12 Of The Most Corrupt Nations In The Americas

12 Of The Most Corrupt Nations In The Americas
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (C) waves as he arrives to a meeting in the framework of the Fifth Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), at the Barcelo Bavaro Convention Center in Bavaro, Dominican Republic, on January 25, 2017. Venezuela has been named the most...

Guyana Born Shipping Mogul Dead At 78

Guyana Born Shipping Mogul Dead At 78
Published on Jan 25 2017 // Breaking News, Guyana, News, Top Stories, United States
Captain Lawrence Nelson Medas, Sr., co-founder of Medas Shipping. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 26, 2017: The Guyana-born founder of the NY-based Medas Shipping has passed away at the age of 78, News Americas has learned. Captain Lawrence Nelson Medas, Sr., according to...

UK Supreme Court Agrees With Guyanese Born Briton On Brexit

UK Supreme Court Agrees With Guyanese Born Briton On Brexit
Guyana-born Gina Miller addressing the media after The British High Court ruling Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. By NAN Contributor News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. Jan. 25, 2017: Britain’s highest court says the country’s parliament indeed needs to vote on Brexit, agreeing with Guyanese-born Briton...