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10 Things You Should Know About The New Jamaican American Vice Chair Of The DNC

10 Things You Should Know About The New Jamaican American Vice Chair Of The DNC
The DNC’s new vice-chair, Jamaican American Assemblyman Michael Blake. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Feb. 28, 2017: On. Feb. 25, 2017, a Jamaican American New York lawmaker quietly won his bid for vice chair of the Democratic National Committee in the vote among party insiders...

Six Famous Black Caribbean Immigrants Who Were Deported By U.S. Authorities

Six Famous Black Caribbean Immigrants Who Were Deported By U.S. Authorities
Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., National Hero of Jamaica and leader of the Back to Africa movement sits in the back of a car in a parade through Harlem circa 1920 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Compiled By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 24,...

Top Seven Caribbean Countries With The Most Cruise Passengers In 2016

Top Seven Caribbean Countries With The Most Cruise Passengers In 2016
By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 24, 2017: When it comes to cruise ship passengers, seven Caribbean nations outperformed all others in 2016 according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s latest ‘Performance of the Tourism Industry’ report, seeing arrivals of over...

7 Caribbean Beaches Named In World’s Top 25 For 2017

7 Caribbean Beaches Named In World’s Top 25  For 2017
Grace Bay in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos topped the list of best Caribbean beach in the world but lost the top spot of world’s best beach to Brazil’s Baia do Sancho this year. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 24, 2017: Seven Caribbean beaches have made the World’s...

Caribbean Sports In Brief – Usain Bolt To Retire From Athletics This Year And More

Caribbean Sports In Brief – Usain Bolt To Retire From Athletics This Year And More
Winner of the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award Athlete Usian Bolt of Jamaica speaks during the Winners Press Conference during the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles,Sporting Monte Carlo on February 14, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Christian Alminana/Getty Images...

Caribbean Entertainment News Round-Up – Murder Hits Close To Home For Reggae Singer and More

Caribbean Entertainment News Round-Up – Murder Hits Close To Home For Reggae Singer and More
Reggae singer Anthony Cruz has lost his daughter to gun violence in Florida. (Facebook image) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 17, 2017: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for the week-ending Feb. 17, 2017. Anthony Cruz Mourns Slain Daughter Murder,...

Jamaican Diaspora Group Backs Early Childhood Education

Jamaican Diaspora Group Backs Early Childhood Education
Published on Feb 16 2017 // Jamaica, News, United Kingdom
UJAA President Lesleyann Samuel News Americas, New York, New York, February 17, 2017: New York-based diaspora group, Union of Jamaica Alumni Associations ,(UJAA), continued its support of Jamaica educational institutions with a donation of over US$5,500 to several basic schools in Jamaica. The donation...

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...

Caribbean, Latin American Migrants Among 680 Iced In One Week

Caribbean, Latin American Migrants Among 680 Iced In One Week
By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Feb. 14, 2017: Caribbean and Latin migrants were among 680 immigrants iced by U.S. immigration agents during a week-long raid last week. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) insists those targeted are only immigration fugitives, re-entrants...

Caribbean Sports In Brief – West Indies Stars in PSL and More

Caribbean Sports In Brief – West Indies Stars in PSL and More
Published on Feb 09 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Features, Jamaica, Sports, Top Stories
Chris Gayle returns to Pakistan’s Super League second edition for the Karachi Kings. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 10, 2017: Here are the stories making headlines in sports from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this week ending Feb. 10, 2017. Cricket Two major West Indies cricket stars...