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Top Jamaican Actor, Musician Among 2017 National Heroes Honorees

Top Jamaican Actor, Musician Among 2017 National Heroes Honorees
Published on Oct 16 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Features, Jamaica, News, Top Stories
Bunny Wailer received the OM at Jamaica’s National Heroes Day Awards 2017. (JIS image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 17, 2017: An internationally recognized Jamaican-born actor and a top reggae musician were among total of 200 Jamaicans from across the nation of Jamaica and the Diaspora...

The NYPD Wants Your Help To Find The Killer Of This Jamaican American Teen

The NYPD Wants Your Help To Find The Killer Of This Jamaican American Teen
Published on Oct 12 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Jamaica, News, Top Stories, United States
Jamaican American Teen Tylik Allen was murdered in Harlem and his killer is still on the lam. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 13, 2017: New York Police wants to know who murdered 18-year-old high school football star, Jamaican-American Tylik Allen. Allen, who was raised by...

91-Year-Old Jamaican Immigrant Dead Following Home Invasion

Published on Oct 12 2017 // Caribbean, Jamaica, News, Top Stories, United States
By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 13, 2017: A 91-year-old Jamaican immigrant is dead and his 100-year-old wife traumatized after burglars invaded their Brooklyn, NY home looking for valuables. Waldiman Thompson and his wife, Ethlin lived in their Bedford-Stuyvesant brownstone...

A Tarry Town Performance For Jamaican Virtuoso Monty Alexander

A Tarry Town Performance For Jamaican  Virtuoso Monty Alexander
Grammy Nominated Legendary Jamaican Jazz Great Monty Alexander. NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 10 2017: Renowned Grammy-nominated, Jamaican jazz great, Monty Alexander, has taken his brand of jazz to fans around the world. But this month he returns to Upstate New York for a performance at the famous Jazz Forum. Alexander,...

Guess How Usain Bolt Is Involved In The Caribbean Day Of Giving?

Guess How Usain Bolt Is Involved In The Caribbean Day Of Giving?
Published on Oct 05 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Jamaica, News, Top Stories, United States
Usain Bolt at his Tracks & Records restaurants in Kingston, Jamaica which will be the Jamaica venue for the Oct. 7, 2017 Caribbean Day of Giving. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 6, 2017: Jamaica may not be impacted by Hurricanes Irma or Maria but many from the island, including...

Caribbean Sports: Lone Caribbean Athlete Is Nominated For IAAF World Athlete Of The Year Title

Caribbean Sports: Lone Caribbean Athlete Is Nominated For IAAF World Athlete Of The Year Title
Published on Oct 05 2017 // Caribbean, Features, Jamaica, Sports, Top Stories
Gold medalist Omar Mcleod of Jamaica poses during the medal ceremony for the Men’s 110m Hurdles Final on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 6, 2017:...

This Renown Caribbean Diaspora Photographer Receives A Trailblazer Award

This Renown Caribbean Diaspora Photographer Receives A Trailblazer Award
Published on Oct 02 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Jamaica, News, Top Stories, United States
IED Trailblazer honoree Roland Hyde at l after receiving his award on Sept. 30, 2017. (Sheron Bunafyah Hamilton-Pearson/Facebook image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 3, 2017: Renowned Caribbean Diaspora fashion photographer, Roland Hyde, has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Media...

Jamaican Usain Bolt Stays Silent But Tweeters Clap Back Hard On Donald Trump

Jamaican Usain Bolt Stays Silent But Tweeters Clap Back Hard On Donald Trump
Trump tweeted this interview where Usain Bolt interrupted the interviewer to stand silently for the US anthem. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 28, 2017: The World’s Fastest man has yet to respond to US President Donald Trump’s tweet of a 2012 video that shows him cutting off an interview...

Remembering The New York Based Caribbean Immigrants Of 9/11

Remembering The New York Based Caribbean Immigrants Of 9/11
A woman becomes emotional as she reads the names of victims during a commemoration ceremony for the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks at the National September 11 Memorial, September 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK,...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Jamaican Pepper Pot Soup

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Jamaican Pepper Pot Soup
Published on Sep 07 2017 // Caribbean, Food, Jamaica
Jamaican Pepper Pot Soup By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 8, 2017: As summer comes to an end and the temperatures fall in my kitchen it’s soup season as we move in to fall and winter. I love all kinds of soups, especially soups found in the Caribbean cuisine. This week...