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Caribbean Hurricane Aftermath – 10 Things That Have Become The New Norm For Crucians After Hurricane Maria

Caribbean Hurricane Aftermath – 10 Things That Have Become The New Norm For Crucians After Hurricane Maria
Published on Oct 20 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Features, News, Top Stories, U.S.V.I
An elderly resident of Estate Ruby clutches a pack of batteries given to him by Albert Bryan, Jr. of Operation Rebuild the Virgin Islands. (Melody Rames image) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Oct. 20, 2017: It’s been a month since Hurricane Maria slammed into St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, turning...

Caribbean ET Round-Up

Caribbean ET Round-Up
Guyanese-born, Barbados-based singer, producer, song writer, musician and label owner, Eddy Grant, has released a new album after many years. News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Oct. 20, 2017: Officials in Barbados are considering naming a street after its most famous daughter. The name of Westbury...

Caribbean Sports Round-Up – Sports Stars Step Up To Help Aid Hurricane Relief Efforts

Caribbean Sports Round-Up – Sports Stars Step Up To Help Aid Hurricane Relief Efforts
Published on Oct 19 2017 // Caribbean, Features, Sports, Top Stories, Trinidad and Tobago
From left, president of Queen’s Park Cricket Club, Deryck Murray; Chief Executive Officer of SporTT, Dinanath Ramnarine; West Indies selector, Lockhart Sebastien, GM Retail and Commercial Banking – First Citizens, Robin Lewis and member of the LOC, Colin Murray at a press conference for the Hurricane...

Immigration: How Trump Played Pelosi and Schumer

Immigration: How Trump Played Pelosi and Schumer
Published on Oct 19 2017 // Features, Immigration, Top Stories, United States
  House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (C) speaks at a press conference following her face-to-face meetings and discussion sessions with young immigrants protected by DACA in Los Angeles, California on October 18, 2017. President Donald Trump has cast serious doubt on the future of 690,000 US residents...

Caribbean Travel – Winners And Losers In Changing US Cuba Travel Policy

Caribbean Travel – Winners And Losers In Changing US Cuba Travel Policy
By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 20, 2017: Over the last two and a half years the number of US visitors to Cuba has surged in response to changing US policy. According to Cuban statistics, while just 37,459 US citizens visited in 2014, some 285,000 did so in 2016. This dramatic...

For Richard Branson The Time Is Now For Caribbean Leaders To Build A Renewable Energy Future

For Richard Branson The Time Is Now For Caribbean Leaders To Build A Renewable Energy Future
Sir Richard Branson among the ruins of his Necker Island on the BVI following the passage of Hurricane Irma. (Twitter image/Sir Richard Branson) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Oct. 19, 2017: For Virgin Group Founder, Sir Richard Branson, the time is now for Caribbean leaders to lean in and embrace...

Son Of Ugandan Immigrants Challenging NY Caribbean American Congresswoman For Seat

Son Of Ugandan Immigrants Challenging NY Caribbean American Congresswoman For Seat
Adem Bunkeddeko is running with an aggressive agenda as a Democratic challenger to Congresswoman Yvette Clarke. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY. Weds.. Oct. 18, 2017: A 29-year-old Ugandan-American is challenging Brooklyn, NY Caribbean-American Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, 52, for her seat. Adem Bunkeddeko...

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...

Climate Change And The Graduation Of The Caribbean

Climate Change And The Graduation Of The Caribbean
Published on Oct 16 2017 // Blogs, Caribbean, Top Stories, United Kingdom
By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Oct. 17, 2017: A week or so ago, CARICOM’s Secretary-General, Irwin LaRocque, made clear that if the Caribbean is ever to be able to respond sustainably to the devastation caused by climate change, the eligibility criteria for development assistance...

Daughter Of Famed Former West Indian Cricket Skipper Slams Back At Trolls

Daughter Of Famed Former West Indian Cricket Skipper Slams Back At Trolls
Published on Oct 15 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Entertainment, Features, Top Stories
Masaba Gupta, the love child of actor Neena Gupta and famed West Indian skipper and batsman Viv Richards has hit back at Internet trolls. By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 16, 2017: The daughter of a famed former West Indian cricket captain has slammed back at trolls who have called...