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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...

Trinidad Soccer Fans See Warriors Win Over US As Payback For 1989 Loss

Trinidad Soccer Fans See Warriors Win Over US As Payback For 1989 Loss
Trinidad & Tobago’s Soca Warriors celebrate Alvin Jones’ goal that helped them seal the deal on Tuesday night, Oct. 10, 2017 and end the US’ chances of a World Cup 2018 appearance. (Soca Warriors image) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 12, 2017: It was the...

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...

Caribbean ET – These Caribbean Artists Are Stepping Up To Help Hurricane Victims

Caribbean ET – These Caribbean Artists Are Stepping Up To Help Hurricane Victims
Antiguan soca star Ricardo Drue is among those artists stepping in to help Hurricane Victims. By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 22, 2017: Dozens of Caribbean artistes from across the region are stepping up to help the battered victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. On Sunday, September...

That “Good Wood” Advertisement On Trinidad TV

That “Good Wood” Advertisement On Trinidad TV
Published on Sep 13 2017 // Blogs, Top Stories, Trinidad and Tobago
The same company also played on sex in this ad. (YouTube screen grab) By Fatimah Mohammed News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 14, 2017: People in Trinidad and Tobago it seems have become immune to the crime crisis. It is no longer that traumatic to see and read that there are as many as three murders...

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-Roots Tennis Pro Is 2017 US Open Champ

Caribbean-Roots Tennis Pro Is 2017 US Open Champ
Caribbean-Roots Tennis Pro and US Open Champ, Sloane Stephens. (Twitter image) News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Sun. Sept. 10, 2017: A 24-year-old tennis pro, whose roots extend to the Caribbean, has won the 2017 women’s finals of the US Open and her first Grand Slam title. Sloane Stephens, whose grandfather...

Caribbean Sports Round-Up – Trinidad-Roots Sloane Stephens Upsets Venus Williams To Claim US Open Finals Spot

Caribbean Sports Round-Up – Trinidad-Roots Sloane Stephens Upsets Venus Williams To Claim US Open Finals Spot
Published on Sep 07 2017 // Caribbean, Sports, Trinidad and Tobago
loane Stephens of the United States celebrates after defeating Venus Williams of the United States in their Women’s Singles Semifinal match on Day Eleven of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough...

Guess Which Caribbean Stars Pitched In To Help The People Of Texas?

Guess Which Caribbean Stars Pitched In To Help The People Of Texas?
A family rests in a shelter at a Gallery Furniture store during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on August 30, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Monster storm Harvey made landfall again Wednesday in Louisiana, evoking painful memories of Hurricane Katrina’s deadly strike 12 years ago, as time was running...

Caribbean Immigrants Among Texans Grappling With Flooding

Caribbean Immigrants Among Texans Grappling With Flooding
People use an air matress to float down a flooded street as they evacuate their homes after the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 27, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 50 inches...