December 13, 2019

Worrying trend for Caribbean immigrants? – White hate on the rise for third year in a row – FBI

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 13, 2018: Should Caribbean immigrants and Caribbean Americans in the United States, many of whom are black, be more worried, in light of the latest FBI Hate Crimes report? The agency on Tuesday said White hate crimes across the USA is growing steadily, with more whites […]

Caribbean Americans & friends of the Caribbean honored

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From Tallahassee Democrat This year marks the 10th anniversary since the Caribbean American Heritage Council (CAHC) has honored Caribbean Americans and friends of the Caribbean, in recognition of June as National Caribbean American Heritage Month. At the Caribbean Community Leadership Awards Dinner on June 24, four women were honored for their achievements and contributions to […]

Florida Magazine Association nominates Island Origins for excellence awards

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From South Florida Caribbean News Fort Lauderdale – “Island Origins Magazine”, South Florida’s Caribbean-American lifestyle quarterly, published by Island Syndicate, has been nominated for three category excellence awards by the Florida Magazine Association. The annually appointed honors, known as the Charlie Awards, recognize achievements by Florida magazines, crowning selected industry players best among their peers. […]

Caribbean American actress inducted into ‘Wall of Fame’

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CMC, From Nation News WASHINGTON − Caribbean American actress Cicely L. Tyson has been inducted into the Wall of Fame of the Washington, D.C.-based Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) , as Caribbean Americans celebrate National Caribbean American Heritage Month. Tyson, a former fashion model and daughter of immigrants from Nevis, is renowned for playing strong […]

ACCA USA and Institute of Caribbean Studies to release new report at Embassy reception

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– The release of the joint report will be celebrated with an event at the Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago – NEWS PROVIDED BY ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) WASHINGTON, March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — On Thursday, March 22, ACCA USA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and the Institute […]

International Star Etana to be Honored at 24th Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards in Washington, D.C

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International Star Etana to be Honored at 24th Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards Washington, D.C (MPR Consulting) – On Friday, November 17th, 2017, the Soulful “Strong One”, Etana, who is of Jamaican heritage,  will receive the Excellence in the Arts Award for the impact of her music to the reggae scene in the United States, as […]

Caribbean Currents: Caribbean Americans need to join together to help all islands affected by hurricanes

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From The Philadelphia Tribune It is as if the recent hurricanes came through and deliberately leveled each of the small islands methodically, one by one. Many of us cannot begin to imagine the kind of emotion we would experience if we lost everything we ever owned. The people of Barbuda, Dominica, Anguilla, St. Martin & […]

Caribbean heritage month closes

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Caribbean heritage month closes out with day long spectacular fest By Alexandra Simon From Caribbean Life Hundreds of people turned out to celebrate the end of Caribbean Heritage Month at Brooklyn Borough Hall on June 29. The indoor and outdoor festival turned the building’s vestibule and Columbus Park Plaza into a hub honoring Caribbean culture […]

Queens Tribune celebrates Caribbean Heritage Month

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BY TRONE DOWD Editor From Queens Tribune The Queens Tribune honored seven Caribbean Americans for their community work during the paper’s inaugural Caribbean Heritage Month celebration on June 2 at Douglaston Manor. “We are a great city of diversity,” Queens Tribune publisher Mike Nussbaum told attendees. “We’re proud of that. We take pride in our […]

The irony of Trump and his National Caribbean American Heritage Month proclamation

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By Felicia Persaud From Amsterdam News Not to be outdone by his predecessors, Barack Obama and George W. Bush, who signed the bill declaring National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, June 6, 2006, Donald Trump Wednesday, May 31, issued his first CAHM proclamation. The Trump proclamation honored the 11th anniversary of the month, which pays tribute to […]