June 25, 2018

US: Many ignorant on date of election in NY 9th Congressional District

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From NAN By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 21, 2018: Several voters in New York’s 9th congressional district appear utterly ignorant of the date of the upcoming primary election, days after the incumbent and the challenger clashed in the first and only debate. Speaking to several voters on Flatbush Avenue […]

Student Colloquium

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Student Colloquium at Caribbean Week in New York Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 20 June 2018 — Students from the Cayman Islands School of Hospitality Studies (SHS) earned 2nd place in the annual Caribbean Student Colloquium as part of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Caribbean Week events on June 6th in New York. SHS students submitted […]

Geographic misconception creates devastating impact on Caribbean economies

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By Sarah Peter From Caribbean News Now NASSAU, Bahamas — The mistaken perception among many travelers of the complete devastation of the Caribbean in the wake of the 2018 hurricane season caused further economic destruction to the region’s economy. That’s according to the chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Joy Jibrilu. She raised the […]

Another glimpse of State terror in Trump’s America

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By Andrew Sullivan, Daily Intelligencer From NewYork Mag People protest the Trump administration’s family separation policy in New York on June 1, 2018. Keep a list, they tell you. Notice the little landmarks that tell you that authoritarianism is making headway. It’s worth making a note, then, when a president goes out of his way […]

Cayman Islands: Anti-Money Laundering: It’s no longer if, but when you’ll be inspected

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Article by Bob Stanier (PwC) and Cora Schwendtke (PwC) Cayman Finance Source: Mondaq In December 2017, the Cayman Islands Government, with support from industry groups recently underwent a review of its Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorist Financing (CTF) regulatory regime by the Caribbean Financial Action Task-Force (CFATF), which will be followed by an International Monetary […]

New York’s summer paradise

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7 places in New York that are like a Caribbean paradise in the summer By Lea Monroe From Only In Your State Recently one of our followers on Only In New York’s Instagram tagged us in a beautiful shot and shared in her caption that “New York’s nickname should be changed to the “Hidden Gem” […]

‘Mask Fo So’ for SVG Connect

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life Verna Arthur, the Brooklyn-based founder and bandleader of the two-year-old SVG Connect, says it will be “Mask Fo So” for this year’s J’Ouvert in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. “As part of our costume, revelers will be wearing masks, and they will be playing mas; hence the double […]

Fun Social Travel Reward “Our Moms Party” launches to celebrate Mother’s Day everyday

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Recruiting for Good a staffing company in Santa Monica, is sponsoring ‘Our Moms Party,’ to reward empty nest and working mothers who make a difference; weekend travel to party in Cayman Islands, Maui, and New York. Rewarding Kickass Moms Travel to Party for Good Join Our Moms Party to Celebrate Mother’s Day Everyday SANTA MONICA, […]

CaribeNTM

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Caribbean’s Next Top Model By Kieran Andrew Khan From Newsday TT Photography: Jeff K Mayers LeShae Riley is a paradox in personality. On the one end she is the confident and photogenic face and winner of Caribbean’s Next Top Model (CaribeNTM) cutting the figure of the ideal model in her portfolio and on the runway. […]

Hennessy Carolina on coming out to her Caribbean Family: ‘My Mom she did not play with that…I opened up her heart’

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By Maya J. Boddie From Blavity Cardi B’s little sister is carving her own path while representing for the queer community. Not only is 2018 Cardi B’s year, it’s also a win for her younger sister, Hennessy Carolina. Like her big sister, the 22-year-old up-and-coming actress is a Love and Hip Hop: New York alum and social media star. She’s […]