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This Caribbean Film Has Won The Amnesty International Human Rights Prize

This Caribbean Film Has Won The Amnesty International Human Rights Prize
A scene from the award-winning film Cargo. (ttff image) News Americas, PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. Oct. 10, 2017: A Caribbean film that focuses on the issue of human trafficking – but from the point of view of reluctant trafficker, has won the Amnesty International Human Rights Prize. Cargo...

Antigua Diaspora Readying To Help As Irma Eyes Homeland

Antigua Diaspora Readying To Help As Irma Eyes Homeland
Irma was slowly approaching Saint Martin Tuesday afternoon. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 6, 2017: As Hurricane Irma, one of the biggest Atlantic Hurricanes ever with 185-mph winds, barreled to just 40 miles outside Antigua and hit Barbuda as of 2 a.m. today, nationals...

Pray For The Caribbean – Hurricane Irma Poses A Threat To Over 20 Islands

Pray For The Caribbean – Hurricane Irma Poses A Threat To Over 20 Islands
Hurricane Irma as seen from Space. (Photo Credit: NASA/NOAA/UWM-CIMSS, William Straka III) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Sept. 5, 2017: In Saint Martin, as residents monitor news of the threat of Hurricane Irma, many on some networking platforms are sharing a hurricane prayer. “Our...

Guide To Viewing The Solar Eclipse In The Caribbean

Guide To Viewing The Solar Eclipse In The Caribbean
Here’s your Guide To Viewing The Solar Eclipse In The Caribbean By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 21, 2017: Eclipse fever has taken over many across the US with thousands trekking to cities where the phenomenon will be first seen in totality to experience this rare, once...

Dominican Republic Immigrants Lead Naturalized US Citizens List

Dominican Republic Immigrants Lead Naturalized US Citizens List
Newly sworn in as a US citizens, Alvaro Lopez, left, originally from Colombia, and Carlos Jose Leonardo, right, originally from the Dominican Republic, celebrate after taking the oath of citizenship during a ceremony for new US citizens February 16, 2017 in Newark, New Jersey. Eighty-nine applicants...

The Caribbean Finishes With A Mere 9 Medals At IAAF Worlds

The Caribbean Finishes With A Mere 9 Medals At IAAF Worlds
Jarrin Solomon, Jereem Richards, Machel Cedenio and Lalonde Gordon of Trinidad and Tobago, gold, pose with their medals for the Men’s 4×400 Metres Relay final during day ten of the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championships London 2017 at The London Stadium on August 13, 2017 in London, United...

Caribbean Medal Count At IAAF World Championships Moves To Four

Caribbean Medal Count At IAAF World Championships Moves To Four
Published on Aug 08 2017 // Caribbean, Sports, The Bahamas, United Kingdom
Steven Gardiner of the Bahamas competes in the Men’s 400 metres heats during day two of the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championships London 2017 at The London Stadium on August 5, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (P By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. Aug. 9, 2017: The Caribbean...

5 Caribbean Countries Where The Cost Of Living Is Higher Than The U.S.

5 Caribbean Countries Where The Cost Of Living Is Higher Than The U.S.
By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 4, 2017: When it comes to cost of living, many often believe it is much cheaper to live in any Caribbean island than in the United States. But according to Numbeo data, that is not true in at least five Caribbean countries. Here are the five...

Bahamas National Wanted For Murder Sent Packing

Bahamas National Wanted For Murder Sent Packing
Published on Jul 16 2017 // Caribbean, News, The Bahamas, Top Stories, United States
By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 17, 2017: A 33-year-old Bahamas national wanted for murder in the country has been sent packing by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) agents. Jamal Redmond Wallace, who had an outstanding warrant...

11 Caribbean Teens Sign Million Dollar Deals With MLB

11 Caribbean Teens Sign Million Dollar Deals With MLB
Wander Franco of the DR was signed to a whopping $3.825 million by The Tampa Bay Rays. By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 14, 2017: Perhaps Caribbean youth should give up the dying sport of cricket and turn seriously to baseball. After the recent MLB signings, many may do just...