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No Surprise As Jamaica Stands Out At IAAF World Relays

Jura Levy, Shericka Jackson, Sashalee Forbes and Elaine Thompson of Jamaica pose on the podium after finishing first in the Women’s 4 x 200 Meters Final during the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017 at Thomas Robinson Stadium on April 22, 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for IAAF) By NAN Contributor News Americas, NASSAU, Bahamas, Mon. April ...

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French Election: Macron Chosen By Voters In At Least One French Caribbean Territory

Founder and Leader of the political movement ‘En Marche !’ Emmanuel Macron speaks after winning the lead percentage of votes in the first round of the French Presidential Elections at Parc des Expositions Porte de Versailles on April 23, 2017 in Paris, France. Macron and National Front Party Leader Marine Le Pen, who received second largest vote, will compete in ...

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CDC Still Warning Travelers About Zika In The Caribbean

Agent of the sanitary department destroys mosquito larvae nests in Cayenne, Frfench Guiana. (Photo credit: JODY AMIET/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 21, 2017: Reports of Zika cases in the Caribbean may have disappeared from the headlines and even PAHO’s latest epidemiological reports show few to no reported cases, but the US Centers ...

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Caribbean & Latin America Week In Photos

Demonstrators assist an injured man after clashes with the riot police during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas on April 20, 2017. Venezuelan riot police fired tear gas Thursday at groups of protesters seeking to oust President Nicolas Maduro, who have vowed new mass marches after a day of deadly unrest. Police in western Caracas broke up ...

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Caribbean ET News Round-Up

Nicki Minaj’s Topless Easter Greeting! (Instagram image) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 21, 2017: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for the week-ending April 21, 2017: Caribbean Roots Soul Singer Cuba Gooding, Sr. Is Dead. Caribbean-roots soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr., and father of famed actor Cuba Gooding, ...

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Trinidad-Born National Launches Women Entrepreneurs Club

Gemma David, WE’s founder. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 21, 2017: A Trinidad-born, US-based national believes strongly that “sisters” need to work together for the upward growth of each other and as such, has launched The Women Entrepreneurs Club (WE). Gemma David, WE’s founder, told NAN she came up with the idea after combing  through social media groups ...

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Will Trump Extend TPS For Haitians?

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 21, 2017: Mark July 22, 2017 on your calendar! It is the day the 18-month extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) granted to qualified Haitian immigrants under the Obama administration will end. And so the fate of some 60,000 Haitians will be in limbo, much like the DREAMERS under ...

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One Of The World’s Best Airlines Flies To The Caribbean

JetBlue Airways, which flies to 23 destinations in the Caribbean., has been named the fourth best airline in the world. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 21, 2017: The Caribbean cannot lay claim to having the world’s best airline but you can definitely fly on one of the world’s best on your next Caribbean trip. ...

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