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The 2016 Miss World Is Definitively Caribbean

Miss Puerto Rico Stephanie Del Valle after being crowned Miss World during the Miss World 2016 pageant at the MGM National Harbor December 18, 2016 in Oxon Hill, Maryland. (Photo credit: ZACH GIBSON/AFP/Getty Images)                           By NAN ET Editor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Dec. 20, 2016: The ...

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Caribbean Nationals Among Those Iced In New Jersey

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEWARK, N.J., Mon. Dec. 19, 2016: At least four Caribbean nationals were among 82 criminal immigrants recently iced by agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) across the state of New Jersey. They include nationals of the Dominican Republic, Guyana, Cuba and Jamaica. The Jamaican national nabbed ...

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Turks & Caicos First Female Premier Receives Proclamation From Governor

Sharlene Cartwright Robinson of the People`s Democratic Movement and new Premier of the Turks & Caicos Islands with H.E Governor John Freeman. (Facebook image) By NAN Contributor News Americas, PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos, Mon. Dec. 19, 2016: It’s official! Turks & Caicos has its first female premier. Sharlene Cartwright Robinson  of the People`s Democratic Movement over the weekend received the ...

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Breaking Caribbean News – President Obama Makes United States–Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act Law

CARICOM leaders with US President Barack Obama in Jamaica in 2015. By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Dec. 16, 2016: With a simple stroke of his pen, U.S. President Barack Obama today, December 16, 2016, made the United States–Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act of 2016 law. The bill was among several the President made law Friday ahead of Donald ...

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Opposition Grabs Early Lead In Turks and Caicos Elections – A NAN First

The PDM’s Sharlene Cartwright Robinson By NAN Contributor News Americas, PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos, Fri. Dec. 16, 2016: The Opposition People`s Democratic Movement (PDM) led by Sharlene Cartwright Robinson grabbed an early lead at press time last night as preliminary results in the Turks and Caicos Islands began trickling in. As of 11 p.m. last night, the People`s Democratic Movement ...

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Opposition Looks Like Clear Winners Of Turks and Caicos Elections

The PDM’s Sharlene Cartwright Robinson By NAN Contributor News Americas, PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos, Fri. Dec. 16, 2016: The Opposition People`s Democratic Movement (PDM) led by Sharlene Cartwright Robinson seems like the clear winner of Thursday’s election in the Turks and Caicos Islands, according to initial results. As of late last night, the People`s Democratic Movement was leading the ruling ...

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Trinidad Born Rapper Slays In Sexy Swim Wear In Turks & Caicos

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. De.c 16, 2016: Despite rumors that Trinidad-born rapper Nicki Minaj and her long time boyfriend have split, the singer was slaying in sexy swim wear as she enjoyed her vacation in the Turks & Caicos. See Nicki’s hot bikini shots she posted to Instagram this week.

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What’s Happening On The Reggae Scene

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 17, 2016: The legend, Robert Nesta Marley, lives on! Marley’s ‘The Legend Live: Santa Barbara – Country Bowl, November 25th 1979’ album was number one this week on the Billboard Reggae Chart, based on sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music. The album, released on Trojan Records on November ...

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Business News – Caribbean Nations See Mixed Growth In Exports This Year

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 16, 2016: Latin American and Caribbean exports are expected to fall approximately $50 billion, or 6 percent, in 2016, but three Caribbean nations saw declines in the double digits, the Inter-American Development Bank said this week. They are: Belize The Central American nation of Belize saw a 24 percent ...

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This Bahamian Olympian Is Coming To New York City

Olympian Shaunae Miller and her boyfriend. (Instagram image) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 16, 2016: Top Bahamian Olympian Shaunae Miller is coming to New York City in the New Year. Fans will be able to see Miller live at the 110th NYRR Millrose Games, set for February 11th in New York City.The Olympic 400-m ...

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