June 20, 2021

NAN’s CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – July 17, 2019

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From News America Now News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for this Wednesday morning July 17, 2019: Everton Anthony Robinson, a Jamaican, is the latest Caribbean national added to the Interpol most wanted Red Notices list. The 49-year-old […]

Destinations of the week

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GO BACK TO BLACK WITH THESE STUNNING CARIBBEAN BLACK SAND BEACHES By Monique McIntosh From Island Origins Now summer has arrived, expect your Instagram feed to fill up with stunning shots of sugar-sand beaches. The Caribbean is full of these blue-sky, white-sand vistas. But just under the radar, the islands also feature some breath-taking black-sand […]

Scuba diving islands

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The Best Under-the-Radar Caribbean Islands for Scuba Diving From Puerto Rico to Guanaja, these islands offer vintage Caribbean diving. From Scuba Diving Divers love the islands of the caribbean. And the atlantic. (We see you, bahamas.) But the secret is more than out about much of the best diving in most of the region. Where, we […]

Exploring the Caribbean: Where to go and what to do?

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f you think that the Caribbean is just lying on the white beaches and drinking cocktails while listening to the typical Caribbean music in the background, you are wrong. The Caribbean is so much more than that. There is something for everybody there, from climbing the mountain peaks to swimming in the shining reefs. It […]

U.S. House to hold public hearing on Promesa May 2

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From Caribbean Business Natural Resources Committee seeks to ensure austerity measures ‘are not worsening the humanitarian crisis’ in Puerto Rico SAN JUAN – The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources has scheduled a hearing for May 2 on the status of Puerto Rico under the federal law enacted to stabilize the island’s finances. The hearing […]

Concacaf: Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis roll in CU17 Qualifying

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BRADENTON, Florida – Group D of 2019 Concacaf Under-17 Championship Qualifying resumed on Thursday with Puerto Rico and Saint Kitts and Nevis taking home clean sheet victories. The Boricuas got a score in each half to top Martinique 2-0. Jose Luis Lopez broke the deadlock in the 27’ before Leandro Antonetti doubled the margin in the 47’ to polish off the scoreline. In the day’s […]

Fiscal board releases report detailing Puerto Rico’s bank balances

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From Caribbean Business Entities, instrumentalities covered hold 1,159 accounts with a combined $10.2 billion SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board released Friday night a report regarding the bank and investment account balances of 164 government entities and instrumentalities. The report is one element of a forensic investigation into the liquidity of […]

Puerto Rico fiscal agency hell-bent on Afica facilities financing

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By Philipe Schoene Roura From Caribbean Business Editor’s note: The following originally appeared in the March 14 – 20, 2019, issue of Caribbean Business. The restructuring brigades at the helm of the Puerto Rico Fiscal Agency & Financial Advisory Authority (Aafaf by its Spanish acronym) are set to kick into overdrive their campaign to promote financing projects through […]

The People’s Parrot inspires first community-sponsored Genome Project

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By GrrlScientist From Forbes Conservation genomics is a new discipline that is beginning to provide important information to scientists that could help us save endangered species and protect the global environment The critically endangered Puerto Rican Amazon parrot, Amazona vittata, known locally as the iguaca, is the only extant parrot endemic to the United States. Its […]

A marijuana dispensary is coming to this Caribbean marina

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 4, 2019: A 5,000 sq. ft. marijuana dispensary is coming to one of the largest marinas in the Caribbean. GSRX Industries (OTCQB: GSRX) of Puerto Rico will open the dispensary at the foot of the Puerto del Rey in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. It will be Puerto Rico’s fifth […]