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This South American Nation Decrees A Ban On Protests

A masked anti-government activist stands amid a blocked street during clashes in Caracas on July 27, 2017 on the second day of a 48-hour general strike called by the opposition. Venezuela’s opposition called for a nationwide protest on Friday in outright defiance of a new government ban on demonstrations ahead of a controversial weekend election. (Photo credit: RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images) ...

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Caribbean Sports – Countdown On To World Championships London 2017

Usain Bolt is set to retire after the London World Champs this summer. By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 28, 2017: The countdown is on to the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London. The event will see top athletes from across the Caribbean compete with those from around the world between August 4th and 13th ...

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Caribbean Roots Writer Of International Anthem Turns 93 Today

Irving “Lord Burgess” Burgie, the man who gave the world the banana boat song that became a global anthem and was named Song of The Century, turns 93 today , July 28, 2017. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 28, 2017: Say ‘Day-O’ and immediately thoughts of Harry Belafonte may pop into your head. But did you know it ...

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This Caribbean-Born Senator Is Persistent In His Medical Marijuana Push

St. Croix Senator Terrance ‘Positive’ Nelson this week reintroduced the Virgin Islands Medical Cannabis Patient Care Act or MCPCA. By NAN Contributor News Americas, CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Croix, Fri. July 27, 2017: A lawmaker in the US territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands has been persistent in his push to get medical marijuana legalized here. St. Croix Senator Terrance ‘Positive’ ...

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Trump’s America – Episode # 29 – Empty Promises

“Our Basket Looks Empty!” By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY Fri. July 28, 2017:  Do not go shopping with Chuck Schumer ….. and the so called Democratic Party leadership. You will end up very hungry and Schumer will pick your pockets too! Trump’s America, this ground breaking forward looking weekly –  sometimes more than weekly series, is NOT ...

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8 Ways To Get A Green Card In Trump’s America – Part 3

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 28, 2017: This week we continue our series on getting a Permanent Residency or Green Card in Trump’s America with Option 3 – Green Card as a Special Immigrant. There are four categories of immigrants whom the US Citizenship & Immigration Services dubs as “special” who can also qualify ...

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The Business of Tourism – Tourism, Kingston And A Caribbean Renaissance

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. July 28, 2017: Most Caribbean cities have seen better days. Many harbor a mix of faded and ill-maintained colonial architecture, a plethora of modern concrete blocks, tired government buildings, and a hinterland of low-cost and informal housing. However, there are signs that some governments, the private sector, and those in academia are ...

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Five St. Croix Restaurants You Should Know

Lobster at Duggan’s Reef, St. Croix. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S.V.I., Fri. July 27, 2017: The 84.17 mile island of St. Croix, U.S. V.I. may be home to just over 50,000 people but the gastronomic delights offered here definitely surpasses both its size and population. Here are five restaurants you should check out when in St. ...

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One Caribbean Television Announces Carnival Week 2017 Coverage

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 26, 2017:  One Caribbean Television is pleased to announce its week-long live broadcast of the Carnival celebrations in Toronto, Barbados and Antigua from Thursday, August 3rd through Monday, August 7th, 2017. This year, One Caribbean Television will partner with the newly rebranded Peeks Toronto Caribbean Carnival for its 50th anniversary celebration.  For the past ...

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Caribbean National Is US ICE’s 400th Foreign Fugitive Arrest

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. July 25, 2017: A 43-year-old Caribbean national has become the 400th foreign fugitive arrest of the US Immigration & Customs Enforcement (US ICE) agency this fiscal year. Dominican Republic national Rafael Alberto-Burgos, 43, was  wanted by Spanish authorities for homicide. Alberto-Burgos is suspected to have participated in the 1997 murder ...

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