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Guyana Born Shipping Mogul Dead At 78

Captain Lawrence Nelson Medas, Sr., co-founder of Medas Shipping. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 26, 2017: The Guyana-born founder of the NY-based Medas Shipping has passed away at the age of 78, News Americas has learned. Captain Lawrence Nelson Medas, Sr., according to relatives, died on January 18, 2017. Captain Medas was born was ...

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Caribbean Roots Actress Gets Oscar Nod

Caribbean roots actress attends Naomi Harris at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Weds. Jan. 25, 2017: A Caribbean-roots actress is among the Oscar nominees for the 89th Annual Academy Awards, according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The ...

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Haitian American WorldStarHipHop Founder Dead At 43

Haitian American founder of top Hip hop website, WorldStarHipHop Lee “Q” O’Denat. (Twitter image) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Weds. Jan. 25, 2017: The Haitian American founder of top Hip hop website, WorldStarHipHop, passed away in his sleep Monday according to TMZ. Lee “Q” O’Denat who was born in Brooklyn and raised in Hollis, Queens, NY, ...

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Inside The Obamas Caribbean Vacation Spot

By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 25, 2017: Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle are now vacationing on the private island of billionaire Sir Richard Branson in the BVI. Reports indicate the Obamas are on Necker Island after being whisked there from California on Sir Richard’s private jet. The former US first ...

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UK Supreme Court Agrees With Guyanese Born Briton On Brexit

Guyana-born Gina Miller addressing the media after The British High Court ruling Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. By NAN Contributor News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. Jan. 25, 2017: Britain’s highest court says the country’s parliament indeed needs to vote on Brexit, agreeing with Guyanese-born Briton Gina Miller, who first brought the case against the UK government. Judges from the highest court ...

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This Caribbean Born NFL Player Is Headed To Another Super Bowl

Jesse James #81 of the Pittsburgh Steelers is tackled by Patrick Chung #23 of the New England Patriots during the second quarter in the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 22, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) A NAN First By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 24, 2017: The Caribbean ...

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Funeral For Caribbean Born Royals Pitcher Set For Tuesday In The DR

Yordano Ventura of the Kansas City Royals was killed in a car accident in the DR on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 24, 2017: Funeral services for the Kansas Royal pitcher who was killed in a car accident in his homeland of the Dominican Republic ...

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See How This Caribbean Celebrity Represented At The Women’s March

Rihanna posted this photo of her ready for the March on Jan 21, 2017. (Instagram image) By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 23, 2017: One of the Caribbean’s most famous living stars on Saturday joined thousands of women in New York City who were protesting against the stance of the newly-sworn in Trump-Pence administration. Award-winning Bajan-born ...

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The Women’s March On Washington’s Caribbean Links

Protestors at the inaugural Women’s March on Washington held on Jan. 21, 2017 in D.C. (Twitter image) By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Sat. Jan. 21, 2017: Two Caribbean roots lawmaker and one singer were among hundreds of thousands of people, most women, who gathered in Washington, D.C., today, Jan. 21, 2017, to protest again the newly sworn in ...

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Trump’s Treasury Secretary Caribbean Links

Steven Mnuchin, Treasury secretary nominee for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, in the hot seat during a Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (Photo by Stephen J. Boitano/LightRocket via Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Jan. 20, 2017: A day before Donald Trump took the oath of office ...

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