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Guess Which Caribbean Stars Pitched In To Help The People Of Texas?

A family rests in a shelter at a Gallery Furniture store during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on August 30, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Monster storm Harvey made landfall again Wednesday in Louisiana, evoking painful memories of Hurricane Katrina’s deadly strike 12 years ago, as time was running out in Texas to find survivors in the raging floodwaters. (Photo credit: ...

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At 50, What Is The Economic Impact Of The Brooklyn West Indian Day Carnival?

Caribbean immigrants make up a large part of the black population in the US. By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 1, 2017: The West Indian American Day Carnival turns 50 this weekend according to organizers. What is now clear is that at 50, the West Indian American Day Carnival Association cannot tell exactly what the ...

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Cicely Tyson Day Marked Ahead Of West Indian Day Carnival

Activist and award winning actress Cicely Tyson was all smiles as she was welcomed by NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray during the WIDCA Reception at Gracie Mansion on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (Hakim Mutlaq Image) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 1, 2017: Activist and award winning actress Cicely Tyson ...

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Caribbean Sports Round-Up – Meet The Caribbean Root Tennis Player Still In The US Open

Naomi Osaka of Japan returns a shot against Denisa Allertova of Czech Republic during their second round Women’s Singles match on Day Four of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images) By NAN ...

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

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 1, 2017: This week we conclude our series on getting Permanent Residency or a Green Card in Trump’s America with Option 8 – Green Card Through Registry. Getting permanent residence or a green card through registry is a rarely known or used part of the law as it only ...

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5 Brooklyn J’Ouvert Bands You Should Know

Pagwah Mas is a mas band in Brooklyn, NY that was the winner of last year’s Fancy Ole Mas competition. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 1, 2017: J’Ouvert, (pronounced Jou-vay), the start of a Caribbean carnival, in Brooklyn, NY has taken a bad rap. It has been blamed for several murders in recent years ...

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Venezuela: The Longer View

Venezuelan opposition activists carry out a peaceful demonstration to remember the opppositionists jailed and the victims of past protests, in Caracas on August 30, 2017. The widespread rights abuses committed against protesters in Venezuela has left democracy ‘barely alive’, the UN said Wednesday, after France branded the Caracas regime a ‘dictatorship.’ (Photo credit: FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images) By David Jessop  News ...

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Reggae To Kick Off 50th West Indian American Carnival Weekend

  Grammy-winning reggae star Stephen Marley is among the artists set for the ‘Reggae Unda Di Stars’ kick-off concert on the grounds of the Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, NY. By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Aug. 31, 2017: The 50th anniversary celebration of the New York West Indian American Day carnival kick off weekend will begin ...

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UAE Passport Awarded A Certificate

UAE Passport Force initiative aims high for 2021. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – At a ceremony, the government of the UAE accepted a certificate bestowed by the Passport Index, in recognition for being the most powerful passport in the GCC. UAE passport holders enjoy a visa-free score of 127, which places them in the top ...

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