May 8, 2021

Former CBS Journalist To Host Caribbean Tourism Awards Gala

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By Dave Rodney From Jamaica Gleaner The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) said that award-winning television journalist, former CBS News reporter Marlie Hall will be the master of ceremonies for its Caribbean industry awards dinner and fashion show on Thursday, June 7, in New York. Hall, who has ties with the French Caribbean country of Haiti, […]

Outrage over termination of TPS for Haitians

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life Black Democratic congressional leaders have joined Caribbean legislators in expressing outrage over the Trump administra­tion’s decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nearly 60,000 undocumented Haitian nationals residing in the United States. US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Elaine Duke said on Monday that she […]

Calls on US to stop Haitian deportations

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life As the Obama administration in the United States has resumed deportation of Haitians living illegally in the country, there is a growing chorus of calls for Washington to reverse course. In the latest appeal, three legislators in Brooklyn have dispatched a joint letter to the US Secretary of […]

10 Caribbean roots women in U.S. elected posts

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From News Americas Now Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, last April, accompanied President Barack Obama on his Caribbean trip to Jamaica and the Summit of the Americas in Panama. (White House photo) Compiled By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Mar. 9, 2016: Worldwide and across the U.S., women, including those born […]