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10 Caribbean Countries That Received The Most Remittances Recently

10 Caribbean Countries That Received The Most Remittances Recently
By NAN Business Editor News Americas, Washington, DC, Fri. April 28, 2017: Remittance or money transfers to the Caribbean and Latin America continued to see the most rapid growth rate according to latest figures from 2015 data analyzed by the World Bank. Officially-recorded remittance flows to the Latin...

This Haitian Elected Senator And Former Top Cop Admits Guilt

This Haitian Elected Senator And Former Top Cop Admits Guilt
Self-confessed Haitian drug-trafficker, Guy Philippe, r., and his wife, Natalie Philippe in an undated photo. (GoFundMe image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. April 25, 2017: A recently elected senator in Haiti and former top ranking cop there has admitted to a US judge that he is...

Caribbean Sports In Brief – Caribbean-Born Player To Watch In The NBA

Caribbean Sports In Brief – Caribbean-Born Player To Watch In The NBA
Jamaican-born British Olympian Germaine Mason, is dead at age 34, after crashing his bike on a Jamaica highway. (Instagram image) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 21, 2017: Here are the stories making headlines in sports from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this week...

Will Trump Extend TPS For Haitians?

Will Trump Extend TPS For Haitians?
By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 21, 2017: Mark July 22, 2017 on your calendar! It is the day the 18-month extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) granted to qualified Haitian immigrants under the Obama administration will end. And so the fate of some 60,000 Haitians...

Management At This Miami Hotel Allegedly Called Haitian Staffers Slaves

Management At This Miami Hotel Allegedly Called Haitian Staffers Slaves
The EEOC says managers and chefs at the oceanfront SLS South Beach hotel in Miami called black Haitian dishwashers disparaging names, including “f—–g Haitians” and referred to them as “slaves.” By NAN Contributor News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. April 20, 2017: A luxury...

Thousands Of Haitians Still Stuck In Mexico Says Top Actor

Thousands Of Haitians Still Stuck In Mexico Says Top  Actor
This picture posted by Jean Louis shows hundreds of migrants at the Iglesias Quadrado sleeping on the floor in a crowded room. (Twitter image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. April 18, 2017: Some 4,000 Haitians are still stuck in Tijuana, Mexico after failing to benefit from a...

Over 250 Caribbean Nationals On Interpol’s Most Wanted List – A NAN First

Over 250 Caribbean Nationals On Interpol’s Most Wanted List – A NAN First
Flags of countries at the 85th Interpol Forum Meeting at Bali on October 30, 2016. (Photo by Donal Husni/NurPhoto via Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. April 13, 2017: A whopping 257 Caribbean nationals are among the criminals making Interpol’s current Wanted Persons...

Caribbean Immigrants Iced In New York Sweep

Caribbean Immigrants Iced In New York Sweep
By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. April 5, 2017: Nine Caribbean immigrants were among 31 other immigrants iced in a three-day New York sweep recently by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Among those arrested was a Guyana national...

This Caribbean-Roots NFL Player Owns 25 Dunkin’ Donuts Franchises

This Caribbean-Roots NFL Player Owns 25 Dunkin’ Donuts Franchises
Haitian American NFL player Ricky Jean Francois poses with a Dunkin’ Donuts coffee on Twitter. By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. April 3, 2017: A Caribbean-roots player in the National Football League (NFL) is insuring his future after football with ownership of a whopping...

Caribbean & Latin America Week In Photos

Caribbean & Latin America Week In Photos
Students take part in a protest against Venezuelan President Nicola Maduro on the main highway in Caracas on March 30, 2017. Venezuela’s Supreme Court took over legislative powers Wednesday from the opposition-majority National Assembly, whose speaker accused leftist President Nicolas Maduro of...