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91-Year-Old Jamaican Immigrant Dead Following Home Invasion

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 13, 2017: A 91-year-old Jamaican immigrant is dead and his 100-year-old wife traumatized after burglars invaded their Brooklyn, NY home looking for valuables. Waldiman Thompson and his wife, Ethlin lived in their Bedford-Stuyvesant brownstone in NYC for decades, but on Wednesday October 11, 2017, at about 3:15 p.m., four ...

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Canada Warns Its Nationals To Exercise Caution Because Of Crime In These 8 Non-Hurricane Impacted Caribbean Nations

Canadian travelers at the Halifax airport. (Photo credit: MIKE DEMBECK/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, Toronto, Canada, Fri. Oct. 13, 2017: Hurricanes Irma and Maria have landed several Caribbean nations on the Canadian government’s ‘avoid all travel’ list but crime in eight countries not affected by hurricanes has now placed them on Canada’s  ‘exercise a high degree of ...

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Jamaican Singer Who Contributed To Rihanna’s ‘Work’ To Get ASCAP Award

Richie Stephens at the ASCAP 2017 Rhythm & Soul Music Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on June 22, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images for ASCAP) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 13, 2017: A top Jamaican singer who contributed to Rhianna’s popular song, ‘Work,’ is set ...

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STRATACACHE Expands South with New Latin America-focused business unit – STRATACACHE LatAm

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – STRATACACHE today announced the launch of a new division, named STRATACACHE LatAm (STRATA LATAM), headquartered in Mexico City and focused on delivering scalable, fully managed digital media solutions to the Latin American (LATAM) and Caribbean markets. STRATA LATAM will engage large organizations seeking to use rich media, interactive audience and customer experiences ...

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Trinidad Soccer Fans See Warriors Win Over US As Payback For 1989 Loss

Trinidad & Tobago’s Soca Warriors celebrate Alvin Jones’ goal that helped them seal the deal on Tuesday night, Oct. 10, 2017 and end the US’ chances of a World Cup 2018 appearance. (Soca Warriors image) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 12, 2017: It was the shot heard around the world and a 2017 David ...

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Here’s Where Some Of The Hurricane Impacted Caribbean Nations Stand Today

Clean up continues in Saint-Martin. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 11, 2017: Several representatives of Caribbean islands impacted by both Hurricanes Irma and Maria were at the 2017 State of the Tourism Industry Conference (SOTIC), conference in Grenada and gave an update on their current status. Here’s where they stand:  St. Maarten Rolando Brison, the director of tourism ...

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A Tarry Town Performance For Jamaican Virtuoso Monty Alexander

Grammy Nominated Legendary Jamaican Jazz Great Monty Alexander. NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 10 2017: Renowned Grammy-nominated, Jamaican jazz great, Monty Alexander, has taken his brand of jazz to fans around the world. But this month he returns to Upstate New York for a performance at the famous Jazz Forum. Alexander, who has been presented with the Commander In The Order ...

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Generac: New Options in Backup Power Generation

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ –“Diesel-based generators have been the traditional option for business and industrial energy backup. However, they are not the only option. At Generac, we are convinced of the high functionality of the generators fed by different kinds of fuels, which can meet any application, scheme or regulation.” Frank Moreno, Sr Director Marketing & Distribution Development ...

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Top Tourist Voyage To Haiti Produced By My Haiti Travels Marks 5th Anniversary With Impact Week In January 2018

NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 10, 2017: My Haiti Travels, a New York-based boutique concierge firm that produces high-quality leisure and business travel experiences with a social impact, announced its 5th Anniversary “Impact Week” signature trip to Haiti scheduled January 11-18, 2018. From the rich culture and historic monuments to stunning landscapes and intoxicating beaches, the My Haiti Travels package offers an unforgettable ...

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Puerto Rico: An Island Apart?

Gabriel Ortega, 29, surveys the damage on his property after Hurricane Maria made landfall, September 21, 2017 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The majority of the island has lost power, in San Juan many are left without running water or cell phone service, and the Governor said Maria is the ‘most devastating storm to hit the island this century.’ (Photo ...

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