September 18, 2020

First Black and Caribbean roots ballerina hopes to leave the audience empowered

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Dec. 16, 2019: For the first time in the history of the New York City Ballet, the holiday classic “The Nutcracker,” has a black and Caribbean roots dancer playing the prima ballerina lead role of ‘Marie.’ And her message to the audience is one of empowerment. Eleven-year-old Charlotte Nebres […]

12 of the 5,379 immigrants deported from the US this year were from Antigua and Barbuda [+4 from Cayman]

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5,379 Caribbean nationals were removed from the US in fiscal year 2019 according to a News Americas analysis of the latest US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Fiscal Year 2019 Enforcement and Removal Operations data, released last week. 12 persons on that list are said to be from Antigua and Barbuda. Nationals from the Dominican Republic accounted for […]

Jamaican leader calls for a war on corruption at ACP Summit

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Tues. Dec. 10, 2019: A Caribbean leader attending the 9th Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP), group of nations summit in Nairobi, Kenya, is calling for a total war on corruption. Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, who is attending the summit from the CARICOM region along with Prime Minister of […]

Tennis: Meet the Caribbean Player at this year’s U.S. Open

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From News Americas Now News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 23, 2019: A Caribbean player has made it to the opening rounds of the U.S. Open this year. Here are 5 things to know about this player: 1: He is Darian King of Barbados who ranks at 179th. 2: King this week won his two […]

NAN’s Caribbean Business and Finance Report

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From News Americas Now News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. Aug. 23, 2019: Here are the top business stories making news from the Caribbean for this week of Aug.  23, 2019: And The Top Caribbean CBI Destination Is? The Commonwealth of Dominica has once again emerged as the Caribbean country with the world’s best citizenship by investment […]

US’ Largest Caribbean carnival

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Here’s Why Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Should Make A Stop At The US’ Largest Caribbean Carnival? From News Americas Now News Americas, WASHINGTON, Fri. Aug. 16, 2019: Billed as the largest Caribbean carnival in North America and presented annually by the West Indian American Day Carnival, it is a draw each Labor Day in Brooklyn, NY for […]

NAN’s Caribbean Business and Finance Report

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From News Americas Now News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. Aug. 16, 2019: Here are the top business stories making news from the Caribbean for this week of Aug. 16, 2019: US Diaspora US-based businesses doing business in and with the Caribbean are finding out the hard way that several banks are not supporting business transactions in […]

NAN’s CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 14, 2019

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from NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Wednesday morning August 14, 2019: Roberto Ulpiano and Omar Rodriguez, owners of Caribbean Car Wash of New Jersey, have been hit with a lawsuit from multiple workers who say they […]

This Caribbean born national makes history as the new Master of University College, Oxford, UK

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From NAN News Americas, WASHINGTON, Fri. Aug. 9, 2019: A Caribbean national was recently named as the new master of the University College, Oxford, the oldest college of the university in the UK. She is also the first female master and the first black head of an Oxford college. Georgetown, Guyana-born Baroness Valerie Amos, 65, replaces […]

NAN’s CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – JULY 24, 2019

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From News Americas Now News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Wednesday morning July 24, 2019: Caribbean born U.S. Marine veteran Roman Sabal has been denied entry to the U.S. for his citizenship application based on a deportation order […]