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Who Designed Some Of The Best Caribbean Olympics Team Uniforms?

                    By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug, 8, 2016: Several Caribbean teams marching into the opening ceremony of Rio 2016 on Friday night, August 5, 2016, have made the Essence magazine list for best Olympic uniforms. Here are three who made the list and their designers: ...

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What’s On Today – Olympics 2016 Schedule For The Caribbean, Latin America

Cuba’s Erislandy Savon gets his chance in the ring today at Rio 2016.                         By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 8, 2016: The 2016 Summer Olympics enters day 3 today and athletes from one Caribbean nation as well as from several Latin American nations ...

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See Caribbean Teams Making Their Entrance At The Opening Of Rio 2016

                    News Americas, RIO, Brazil, Sat. Aug. 6, 2016: The opening ceremony of Rio 2016 is now over but in case you are a Caribbean fan who missed the brief entry of your team and want to see it again, here is your chance to catch your team’s entry at the ...

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FDA Publishes Final Finding of No Significant Impact and Environmental Assessment on Oxitec’s Self-limiting Mosquito

OXFORD, United Kingdom, Aug. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA-CVM) today published a final finding of no significant impact (FONSI) and final environmental assessment (EA) on Oxitec’s self-limiting OX513A Aedes aegypti mosquito for an investigational trial in the Florida Keys.  The finding concludes that a field trial of the ...

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Five Caribbean Countries With The Most Zika Cases

Agent of the sanitary department destroys mosquito larvae nests in Cayenne, Frfench Guiana. The French government has mobilized reservists in the French overseas departments and territories of Guadeloupe, Martinique and French Guiana to fight against the epidemic of zika. (Photo credit: JODY AMIET/AFP/Getty Images)                         By NAN Staff Writer ...

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Soca Star Machel Montano Makes Movie Debut

                              By NAN ET Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 5, 2016: Trinidad & Tobago ‘King of Soca’ Machel Montano can add a new title to his resume – that of actor! The soca sensation is making his acting debut in a movie set ...

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Six Things You Should Know About The Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony

A samba dance group perform on the street while waiting for the arrival of the Olympic torch ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 4, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Olympic flame will be carried through the streets of Rio de Janeiro to Maracana Stadium for Friday’s opening ceremony. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)     ...

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5 Caribbean Countries With The Highest Cell Phone Subscriptions

Fans wait for a free concert by singers Chris Brown and Lil Wayne in Champ de Mars, downtown Port-au-Prince on June 26, 2015. (Photo: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)                 By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 5, 2016: When it comes to mobile cell phone subscriptions, 5 countries in the ...

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Obama’s America – Episode # 288 – Birthday Wish

My Gift Is Below Barack!            By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 5, 2016:  I was not invited to President Obama’s birthday party this evening. So I have plenty of time to write about in this week’s episode tonight. It will be my birthday gift to President Barack Obama. I will make ...

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National Anti-Violence Vigil For Guyana

By NAN Contributor News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. Aug. 5, 2016: A national vigil against violence in the Caricom South American nation of Guyana is set to coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day this year. The “Voices Against Violence” vigil is currently being coordinated by The Caribbean Voice, Golden Om Dharmic Youth, Save Abee Foundation, Orchid Foundation, Anna Catherina Islamic ...

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