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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,...

This Caribbean Island Has Been Named Best LGBTQ Rising Star Destination

This Caribbean Island Has Been Named Best LGBTQ Rising Star Destination
The Caribbean island of Puerto Rico has been named the Best LGBTQ Tribe Rising Star Destination by Trip.com ahead of Mexico, Vienna and Singapore. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 11, 2017: The Caribbean is often castigated as not being LGBTQ friendly but one Caribbean island...

The 10 Best Caribbean Locations You Should Know

The 10 Best Caribbean Locations You Should Know
took the top spot for Best Caribbean Island for 2017. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 14, 2017: Guess which are the 10 best locations in the Caribbean? The Best Caribbean islands for 2017 have just been announced by Travel & Leisure based on a global reader survey of activities...

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,...

This Partnership Could Dominate The Medical Cannabis Market In This Caribbean Nation

This Partnership Could Dominate The Medical Cannabis Market In This Caribbean Nation
Published on Jun 15 2017 // Breaking News, Business, Caribbean, Puerto Rico, Top Stories
By NAN Business Editor News Americas, New York, NY, Fri. June 16, 2017: A new partnership between a Denver, Colorado company and a Puerto Rico-based firm could control the medical cannabis market in the Caribbean US territory. United Cannabis Corporation of Denver has signed a Memo Of Understanding...

10 Things You Should Know About That Puerto Rico Statehood Vote

10 Things You Should Know About That Puerto Rico Statehood Vote
Political activist Oscar Lopez Rivera participates in the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade on 5th Ave. on June 11, 2017 in New York City. Tensions were heightened at this year’s parade due to the participation of Oscar Lopez Rivera, a former Armed Forces of National Liberation member who served 35...

CARIBBEAN: The Current Caribbean Born Players In The NBA Today

CARIBBEAN: The Current Caribbean Born Players In The NBA Today
Buddy Hield of the Sacramento Kings as born in the Bahamas. By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 9, 2017: From Patrick Ewing to Tim Duncan to Trinidad & Tobago’s Ken Charles; these Caribbean immigrant former NBA players have made an indelible contribution to the sport of...

8 Top Caribbean Born US Jockeys You Should Know

8 Top Caribbean Born US Jockeys You Should Know
One of the top Caribbean jockeys, Jamaican-born Rajiv Maragh, rides Irish War Cry on the outside at the Kentucky Derby on May 6, 2017. (Jason Szenes image) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 12, 2017: It’s officially horse racing season with the kick-off of the Kentucky Derby...

This Former Puerto Rico Cop Is Facing 10 Years In Jail

This Former Puerto Rico Cop Is Facing 10 Years In Jail
Former Puerto Rico Police Officer with the Carolina Drug Unit, far l., is facing up to 10 years in jail. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. May 9, 2017: A female former cop in Puerto Rico could spend the next ten years of her life in prison. Shylene Lopez is facing the maximum...

7 Things To Know About The Caribbean-Born Jockey Who Won The 2017 Kentucky Derby

7 Things To Know About The Caribbean-Born Jockey Who Won The 2017 Kentucky Derby
Jockey John Velazquez celebrates atop Always Dreaming #5 after winning the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, Louisville, KENTUCKY, Sun. May 7, 2017: On Saturday afternoon,...