November 14, 2018

Caribbean roots celebrities weigh in on Trinidad flooding

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 23, 2018: Two Caribbean roots celebrities are among those weighing in on the unprecedented flooding in the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago which has affected a reported 12,000 people. Trinidad-born rapper, Nicki Minaj, said on Twitter she is “broken hearted to see this.” On Instagram, […]

Oliver Mills: The merry-go-round of Caribbean education

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By Oliver Mills From Caribbean News Now Is Caribbean education in a merry-go-round state? Why is it that, despite the educational consultancies examining the system of Caribbean education, there is the feeling it is not serving its purpose, and is without direction? Is it because of misguided strategies used by consultants and local stakeholders, resulting […]

Two of the world’s highest paid celebs are Caribbean born and raised

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 13, 2017: Two Caribbean born and raised celebrities are among the highest paid in the world, according to the latest Forbes 2017 list. The two both made the top 100 list unveiled by the magazine Monday. They are: 1: Rihanna Barbados-born award-winning pop star turned actress […]

Two Caribbean islands featured among world’s best luxury dive resorts

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From Caribbean360 GEORGIA, United States, Tuesday May 30, 2017 – Surrounded by clear, warm water and coral reefs teeming with aquatic life, the Caribbean has long enjoyed a reputation as a diver’s paradise. But just how well does it stack up on the world stage in terms of pairing professional dive facilities with luxury lodges dishing […]

Two Caribbean countries included in IDB global cities with intelligent solutions

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From Antigua Observer WASHINGTON, Aug 2, CMC –Cities in two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are included in an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) guide of more than 50 examples of cities around the globe that have implemented intelligent solutions Montego Bay in Jamaica and Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas, are included in cities in Latin […]

Tired of the brush-off, Caribbean women start $1 million loan fund

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BY JACQUELINE CHARLES From Miami Herald Commonwealth Women Entrepreneur of the Year Valrie Grant of Jamaica and Cecile Watson, CEO of Pitchandchoose.com are launching a Caribbean wide Commonwealth crowdfunding campaign to help women entrepreneur. Also joining them in this endeavor is Arif Zaman, executive director of the Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network. Two Caribbean women are launching […]