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US Slaps This Caribbean Country With Worst Rank In Latest Human Trafficking Report

By NAN News Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 28, 2017: The U.S. State Department yesterday slapped the worst tier status on the Central American CARICOM nation of Belize as it released its annual Trafficking in Persons report. Belize is the only Caribbean country with a tier 3 status again this year, which means its government does not ...

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This Caribbean Singer Helps Honor U2 Bassist Adam Clayton

Chronixx performing at Irving Plaza earlier this year. (Photo by Joachim Maquet) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 27, 2017: A Caribbean singer joined The Lumineers, Jack Garratt, Macy Gray and Michael Franti last night in NYC to pay tribute to Grammy-winning and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, U2 bassist Adam Clayton. Jamaican conscious reggae ...

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This Caribbean Artiste Receives The Key To The City Of Queens

Nicki Minaj (Twitter image) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 27, 2017: An internationally recognized Caribbean rapper has received the Key to the City of Queens, New York. Trinidad-born rapper Nicki Minaj received the Key to the City of Queens, New York from Borough president Melinda Katz. Katz said the Queens-raised rapper was being honored ...

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This Caribbean Artiste Receives The Key To The City Of Queens

Nicki Minaj (Twitter image) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 27, 2017: An internationally recognized Caribbean rapper has received the Key to the City of Queens, New York. Trinidad-born rapper Nicki Minaj received the Key to the City of Queens, New York from Borough president Melinda Katz. Katz said the Queens-raised rapper was being honored ...

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Canada Warns About Travel To This South American Nation

The Canadian government is warning about travel to this South American nation. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Tues. June 27, 2017: The Canadian government is warning nationals about travelling to a major South American nation. Global Affairs Canada on Monday warned Canadians to avoid non-essential travel to 17 areas in Colombia “due to drug-related criminal activity carried ...

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Is The Measurement Of Caribbean Tourism’s Impact Flawed?

Regional airline LIAT goes in for a landing in St. Maarten. By Sarah Peter Special To NAN News Americas, PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Mon. June 26, 2017: The method in which countries determine the economic impact of tourism arrivals is flawed. That’s the word from former Bahamian Tourism Minister and Secretary General  of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, Vincent  Vanderpool -Wallace, who ...

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Caribbean Born Photographer Remembers Gabe Pressman

Gabe Pressman at far right at Liberatore’s, market in the Bronx during then Mayor elect Bloomberg’s tour. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) By Hayden R. Celestin News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. June 26, 2017: Watching NBC news and hearing of the passing of pioneer and broadcasting icon, Gabe Pressman at age 93, caused me to immediately get out of bed and ...

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OAS Secretary General Offers Resignation Over Venezuela But Sets High Bar

OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro By Amb Curtis Ward The Ward Post News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. June 26, 2017: In a dramatic “in your face” challenge to supporters of the Nicolás Madura government and the status quo in Venezuela, OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro offered to resign in response to calls for his resignation as a pre-condition for Venezuela’s ...

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Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Bake and Saltfish

By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 23, 2017: One of my favorite Caribbean breakfast dish is Bake and Saltfish. It is a popular dish in Trinidad, Grenada and various other countries in the Caribbean. I love to feast on it at brunches here in the US and at various events. It is tasty and delicious. Below ...

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Caribbean Sports In Brief – St. Lucia-Born Chris Boucher Signs With Golden State Warriors

St. Lucian-born Chris Boucher was passed over in the NBA draft. By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 23, 2017:  An injured St. Lucian-born basketball player reportedly agreed to a two-way NBA contract with the Golden State Warriors, league sources were quoted as saying last night. The contract allows a player to be on both the ...

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