Caribbean News

What’s Rihanna Filming In This Caribbean Island?

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 17, 2018: Grammy-winning superstar, singer, actress and entrepreneur, Rihanna, has many guessing as to what exactly she’s shooting on a Caribbean island. This after photos began circulating on Twitter from magazine Vistar, of RiRi along with American actor and comedian Donald “Childish Gambino” Glover.   RiRi with American actor ...

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Caribbean Roots Stars Pay R-E-S-P-E-C-T To Aretha Franklin

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 17, 2018: Caribbean roots Hollywood stars and public figures are among millions around the globe paying R-E-S-P-E-C-T and weighing in on the passing of iconic singer and ‘Queen of Soul,’ Aretha Franklin. Franklin, 76, died on Thursday morning at her home in Detroit following a battle with advanced pancreatic ...

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Group Of U.S. Congressmembers For Guyana

News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. Aug. 17, 2018: Guyana’s Minister of State has revealed a group of U.S. congressmembers and senior military officers will be in the South American nation in the coming weeks. Minister Joseph Harmon made the disclosure in a post-cabinet briefing Thursday. While he did not reveal any names, he said the team may be around 7-8 ...

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Caribbean Born Pitcher Urena Denies He Hit Acuna On Purpose

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 17, 2018: Caribbean-born Marlins pitcher, Jose Urena, was being criticized from all sides Thursday for his first pitch that hit Atlanta Braves Ronald Acuna Jr., Wednesday night. But Urena denies he hit the Venezuelan-born rookie on purpose. “How would I do it on purpose? …. It was a mistake,” Urena, ...

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Here’s Why Canada Is Warning About Travel To These Two Caribbean Nations

By NAN Contributor News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. Aug. 17, 2018: The Canadian government this week updated its travel warnings to include two Caribbean countries. As of press time last night, Canada was urging nationals to “exercise a high degree of caution” when travelling to the Caribbean nation of the Dominican Republic, (DR), and the CARICOM nation of Suriname. The ...

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CPL Cricket Returns To South Florida

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 17, 2018: South Florida cricket fans are in for a treat this weekend as the 2018 edition of CPL T20 returns to South Florida. Tomorrow, Sat. Aug. 18th, it will be the clash of the giants at the Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, as the Jamaica Tallawahs again ...

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This Caribbean Country’s Dollar Is Slip Sliding Away

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 17, 2018: The dollar in a Caribbean nation, known for its strong tourism sector, is worrying many as it has continued a rapid slide in the past six to eight weeks. The depreciation of the Jamaican dollar has the government and the opposition feuding even as businesses and nationals ...

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24 At One Blow In Ecuador

News Americas, QUITO, Ecuador, Fri. Aug. 17, 2018: At least 24 people were killed and 22 others injured when a long-distance bus crashed with a smaller vehicle on a highway and overturned near Ecuador’s capital Quito in the early morning hours on Tuesday, local media reported. The accident occurred on a winding section of the Pifo-Papallacta Highway at about 03:00, according ...

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Its Not About Immigration But The Color Of Immigrants

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Aug. 17, 2018: Fellow Leo, Chris Cuomo, spent two nights last week during his ‘Closing Argument’ segment on ‘Cuomo Prime Time,’ speaking to the strength of immigration and diversity in America and sharing his own family’s immigrant story. He, like many, also highlighted the hypocrisy of Donald Trump’s call to end ...

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