Caribbean News

5.2 Quake Rattles Nerves In This Flooded Caribbean Nation

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 22, 2018: As many in the Caribbean twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago battled flooding and landslides caused by four days of heavy rains, a 5.2 earthquake rattled many more nerves on Sunday. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake struck 80 km E of Roxborough, Trinidad and ...

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Successful Presence of NexusTours in Cancun Travel Mart

News Americas, CANCUN, Mexico, Oct. 19, 2018: On Monday, October 8, the Cancun Travel Mart began its 31st edition, inside the Convention Center on the Hotel Zone. NexusTours took the opportunity to present its wide portfolio of over 4000 products and services in 15 countries with 48 destinations, and strengthen its regional leadership as a B2B distributor with DMC heart, which during ...

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Updated – Saudi Prince Removed From Board Of Jamaica’s Global Centre For Tourism

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 19, 2018: Hours after News Americas published a story reporting that a Prince from the House of Saud was this week named to the board of Jamaica’s newly launched Global Centre for Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management as criticism of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman mounts around the world, following the disappearance of ...

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Caribbean Nations Largely MIA From Global Competitiveness Index

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 19, 2018: Ten years on from the global financial crisis, Caribbean economies, like many globally, are hardly competitive, with just four making it on to this year’s Global Competitiveness Index. While The Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018 finds that the Caribbean has seen 10 years of continued improvement in competitiveness, it ...

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Jimmy Cliff Cans Tour After Breaking Hip

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 19, 2018: Jamaican veteran entertainer, Jimmy Cliff, has been forced to cancel his upcoming tour after he was injured during a fall. Cliff was reportedly hospitalized after breaking his hip last month. According to the artist’s Instagram account, he is, however, “recovering well.” But he has postponed all his shows ...

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This Caribbean Star Is Being Sued

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 19, 2018: Caribbean-born singer turned actress and entrepreneur, Rihanna, is being sued. Freedom United Clothing claims in a new lawsuit it owns the ‘FU’ trademark since 2006, which Rihanna has used on Puma slippers she created for the company, according to TMZ reports. Rihanna’s F.U. slippers. According to the ...

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These Jamaican Girlz Have Made Caribbean History

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 19, 2018: Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz made history Wednesday for their nation and the Caribbean region. The No. 64-ranked Reggae Girlz, Jamaica’s women’s national team, qualified for the 2019 World Cup in France for the first time in the team’s history after beating Panama on penalties in the third-place game ...

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West Indies Gear Up For ODI Series Against India

 By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 19, 2018: Following a whitewash in the two test matches, the West Indies side is now looking forward to the One Day International (ODI) series, which get underway on Sunday, Oct. 21st in Guwahati. The five-match ODI series will run through November 11. The 2nd ODI is October 24 ...

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