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Is The Measurement Of Caribbean Tourism’s Impact Flawed?

Is The Measurement Of Caribbean Tourism’s Impact Flawed?
Published on Jun 25 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Features, News, St Maarten, Top Stories
Regional airline LIAT goes in for a landing in St. Maarten. By Sarah Peter Special To NAN News Americas, PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Mon. June 26, 2017: The method in which countries determine the economic impact of tourism arrivals is flawed. That’s the word from former Bahamian Tourism Minister and...

Caribbean Born Photographer Remembers Gabe Pressman

Caribbean Born Photographer Remembers Gabe Pressman
Published on Jun 25 2017 // Caribbean, Features, News, Top Stories, United States
Gabe Pressman at far right at Liberatore’s, market in the Bronx during then Mayor elect Bloomberg’s tour. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) By Hayden R. Celestin News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. June 26, 2017: Watching NBC news and hearing of the passing of pioneer and broadcasting icon, Gabe...

OAS Secretary General Offers Resignation Over Venezuela But Sets High Bar

OAS Secretary General Offers Resignation Over Venezuela But Sets High Bar
Published on Jun 25 2017 // Blogs, Top Stories, United States, Venezuela
OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro By Amb Curtis Ward The Ward Post News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. June 26, 2017: In a dramatic “in your face” challenge to supporters of the Nicolás Madura government and the status quo in Venezuela, OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro offered to resign in...

Caribbean Sports In Brief – St. Lucia-Born Chris Boucher Signs With Golden State Warriors

Caribbean Sports In Brief – St. Lucia-Born Chris Boucher Signs With Golden State Warriors
St. Lucian-born Chris Boucher was passed over in the NBA draft. By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 23, 2017:  An injured St. Lucian-born basketball player reportedly agreed to a two-way NBA contract with the Golden State Warriors, league sources were quoted as saying last night....

Here’s What Caribbean Roots Congressional Lawmakers Are Saying About ‘Trump Care’

Here’s What Caribbean Roots Congressional Lawmakers Are Saying About ‘Trump Care’
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., written ‘ER’ to make the poster read Meaner’ during his press conference on the Senate Republicans’ health care bill with Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., in the Capitol on Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Photo By...

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,...

Bajan Star Rihanna’s Instagram Is All About The ‘Sell’

Bajan Star Rihanna’s Instagram Is All About The ‘Sell’
Rihanna previewed the ‘So Stoned’ collection herself on Instagram to her fans. (Instagram image) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 23, 2017: Bajan star Rihanna has over 54 million followers on Instagram and the singer turned actress and entrepreneur is skillfully turning her...

Caribbean Business Round-Up

Caribbean Business Round-Up
Published on Jun 22 2017 // Breaking News, Business, Caribbean, Top Stories
Unemployment remains high in many Caribbean countries. By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 23, 2017: Here’s what’s happening on the business scene in the Caribbean currently according to the latest RBC Caribbean Economic Report: Unemployment In the Caribbean. The RBC data...

Thank God The Congressional Baseball Shooter Was Not Immigrant Or Muslim

Thank God The Congressional Baseball Shooter Was Not Immigrant Or Muslim
Published on Jun 22 2017 // Immigration, Top Stories, United States
FBI and other law enforcement officials inspect the crime scene after a shooting during a practice for the Republican congressional baseball game at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park June 14, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images) By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas,...

10 Caribbean Carnivals To Know This Summer

10 Caribbean Carnivals To Know This Summer
By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 23, 2017:  It’s finally summer in the US, UK and Canada and for many Caribbean nationals and fans of Caribbean culture, that means one things – it’s time to break out and party – carnival style that is! Here are 10 Caribbean carnivals...