Home » Caribbean News

Caribbean News

Crashed Plane With Guyanese Instructor Was Heading To South Carolina

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 16, 2018: A plane that crashed in the Hamptons over the weekend killing three, including the Guyana-born flight instructor, was actually heading to South Carolina. The twin-engine plane was bound for Charleston, South Carolina when it broke apart and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Long Island in New York ...

Read More »

Caribbean National Claims 2018 Alternative Nobel Literature Prize

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 15, 2018: An 81-year-old Caribbean national and author is the winner of this year’s alternative Nobel Literature Prize. Maryse Conde of Guadeloupe, a scholar of Francophone literature and Professor Emerita of French at Columbia University, won the award created to replace this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature. The prestigious literature ...

Read More »

This Caribbean National Is A Commonwealth Points Of Light Winner

By NAN Contributor News Americas, LONDON, England, Mon. Oct. 15, 2018: A Caribbean national has been named among the most recent Commonwealth Points of Light award winners. St Lucia’s Chelsea Foster, founder of ‘Girls of A Feather,’ a non-profit organization that aims to empower young women and girls, won for her exceptional voluntary service leading mentoring programs for disadvantaged girls. ...

Read More »

West Indies Lose Yet Again

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 15, 2018: The West Indies cricket side just can’t seem to hold it together as a team. Losing has become almost synonymous with the team much to the humiliation of many of its dwindling fan base. The Windies on Sunday again lost their two-test series, 2-0, in three days ...

Read More »

Founder Of Failed Caribbean Fyre Fest Jailed

By NAN News Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 12, 2018: The founder of the ill-fated Caribbean Fyre Festival will have to spend the next six years of his life in jail. A judge on Thursday described Billy McFarland, 26, as “a serial fraudster” who had been dishonest for “most of his life” before delivering the sentence. McFarland ...

Read More »