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Carnival 2017 Wraps Up Today In Trinidad

Carnival 2017 Wraps Up Today In Trinidad
J’ouvert revellers parade with Return of the Black Jacobins band during Trinidad Carnival on February 27, 2017 in Port of Spain, Trinidad. (Photo by Sean Drakes/LatinContent/Getty Images) News Americas, PORT-Of-SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. Feb. 28, 2017: Trinidad & Tobago’s annual carnival...

Six Famous Black Caribbean Immigrants Who Were Deported By U.S. Authorities

Six Famous Black Caribbean Immigrants Who Were Deported By U.S. Authorities
Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., National Hero of Jamaica and leader of the Back to Africa movement sits in the back of a car in a parade through Harlem circa 1920 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Compiled By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 24,...

The Best Caribbean-Born Pro Soccer Players

The Best Caribbean-Born Pro Soccer Players
Russell Latapy By Jason Gordon Special To NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 24, 2017: The Caribbean is often looked at as an underrated part of the World, but one area where the Caribbean shines is sports. There have been many great athletes from this part of the World, and that is especially...

This Caribbean Country Has Trump’s Attention

This Caribbean Country Has Trump’s Attention
By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Feb. 22, 2017: The US’ 45th President has one Caribbean nation in his sight amid reports that some 100 nationals from that country have made the trip from to Syria to pledge allegiance to ISIS/ISIL. Donald Trump recently spoke to Prime Minister...

Caribbean Entertainment News Round-Up – Murder Hits Close To Home For Reggae Singer and More

Caribbean Entertainment News Round-Up – Murder Hits Close To Home For Reggae Singer and More
Reggae singer Anthony Cruz has lost his daughter to gun violence in Florida. (Facebook image) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 17, 2017: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for the week-ending Feb. 17, 2017. Anthony Cruz Mourns Slain Daughter Murder,...

These Six Caribbean Countries Saw Less Tourists In 2016

These Six Caribbean Countries Saw Less Tourists In 2016
Suriname was among the countries seeing a significant drop in visitor arrivals. (Suriname Tourism Foundation image) By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. 17, 2017: While most of the focus has been on the growth in Caribbean tourism last year and the countries  that saw an increasing...

These Caribbean Nations Are Spending Millions On Crime

These Caribbean Nations Are Spending Millions On Crime
Crime scene investigators after a murder in  T&T. (Photo: AYANNA KINSALE/Trinidad Express) By NAN Business Editor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Feb. 10, 2017: Four Caribbean nations are spending hundreds of millions of their country’s budget annually, fighting the scourge of crime within...

From A Treehouse In The Bahamas To A Cottage In Negril, Airbnb Caribbean Offers It All

From A Treehouse In The Bahamas To A Cottage In Negril, Airbnb Caribbean Offers It All
A Kalinago grass-roofed hut in Dominica is on Airbnb Caribbean. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 10, 2017: This week, the Caribbean Tourism Organization and Airbnb signed a deal the regional tourism agency says will diversify the sector and expand economic opportunities for...

8 Largely Forgotten West Indians In US Black History

8 Largely Forgotten West Indians In US Black History
Trinidad-born American black activist Stokely Carmichael (1941 – 1998, later Kwame Ture) giving a speech in 1974. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 8, 2017: As the US continues to mark Black History Month, here are 8 West Indian black...

BuzzFeed Reporter Claims Trinidad Born Husband Was Detained At Florida Airport

By NAN Contributor News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Feb. 3, 2017: A Trinidad-born former managing editor for mobile at BuzzFeed News and a reporter with the organization, says her Trinidad-born husband and a legal resident was detained for three hours at the Fort Lauderdale International Airport...