Caribbean News

LATIN AMERICA NEWS ROUNDUP – MAY 10, 2019

News Americas,  NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 10, 2019: Here are the top stories making news from across Latin America for week-ending May 10, 2019: An Argentina National Deputy Was Shot And Injured By Armed Suspects While Walking With A Colleague. Edgar Zambrano, the deputy of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has been arrested in Venezuela. President Macri’s promise to jump-start exports ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- MAY 10, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 10, 2019: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travel scene for the week-ending May 10, 2019: The US’ latest Crime & Safety Report claims Crime is the principal threat to visitors to Trinidad and Tobago. Sir Richard Branson has reportedly proposed investing $7m to help save Caribbean airline LIAT. The ...

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MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – MAY 10, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 10, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally, in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending May 10, 2019: Top Congressional Democrats says they will reintroduce legislation to federally deschedule marijuana. Warren Buffett thinks it would be a mistake for Coca-Cola to get into the marijuana business. A St. Vincent and ...

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These Caribbean Americans Want To Replace Jumaane Williams On The New York City Council

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 10, 2019: Several Caribbean-born and Caribbean roots New Yorkers are among the Democratic candidates vying to replace Jumaane Williams on the New York City Council. Williams, son of Grenadian immigrants, was recently elected public advocate of New York City, leaving his city on the City Council now vacant. A special election to fill ...

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CARIBBEAN ENTERTAINMENT NEWS ROUNDUP

By The NAN Editorial Team News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Friday, May 10, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for this week: Remembering John Singleton Caribbean-roots star, Nia Long, was among the celebrities this week gathering in Los Angeles to pay their respects to iconic filmmaker John Singleton at his private funeral. Long ...

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CARIBBEAN BUSINESS AND FINANCE REPORT

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. May 10, 2019: Here are the top business stories making news from the Caribbean for the week ending May 10, 2019. LIAT The Government of Antigua and Barbuda says it has officially offered the Barbados government the option to sell their shares in cash-strapped regional airline LIAT. Prime Minister Gaston Browne ...

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CARIBBEAN SPORTS ROUNDUP

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 10, 2018: Here are the top stories making Caribbean sports news for the week ending, May 10, 2019: Grenadian Olympian Loses Mom Grenadian Olympian Kirani James is mourning the loss of his mother. Reports indicate that James’ mother, Annie James, passes away Wednesday night after a battle with kidney ...

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Caribbean Born Comedian Majah Hype Launches New Restaurant

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 10, 2019: Caribbean-born comedian, actor, deejay, producer and writer, Majah Hype, has entered the field of cuisine, launching a restaurant in his Brooklyn, NY neighborhood. The comedian, who was born Collin Nigel McPherson and whose roots run to Grenada, has launched Hype’s Kitchen and Juice Bar at 589 Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn. The ...

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