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Usain Bolt Barely Holds Off Cuba’s Perez

Triple Olympian Usain Bolt wins by three seconds in Ostrava. (Twitter image) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, OSTRAVA, Czech Republic, Thurs. June 29, 2017: The world’s fastest man, Triple Olympian Usain Bolt, had a seemingly tough time at the 56th Ostrava Golden Spike in the Czech Republic earlier. The famed Jamaican athlete barely held off Cuba’s Yunier Perez to ...

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This Caribbean Nation Has Been Rated Non-Compliant By The OECD

Port-Of-Spain, Trinidad. By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 29, 2017: An oil rich Caribbean nation has been rated as “non-compliant” by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, (OECD), after it failed to make progress towards satisfactory implementation of the tax transparency standards. The OECD said recently that Trinidad and Tobago, which previously had a ...

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This Caribbean Singer Helps Honor U2 Bassist Adam Clayton

Chronixx performing at Irving Plaza earlier this year. (Photo by Joachim Maquet) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 27, 2017: A Caribbean singer joined The Lumineers, Jack Garratt, Macy Gray and Michael Franti last night in NYC to pay tribute to Grammy-winning and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, U2 bassist Adam Clayton. Jamaican conscious reggae ...

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This Caribbean Artiste Receives The Key To The City Of Queens

Nicki Minaj (Twitter image) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 27, 2017: An internationally recognized Caribbean rapper has received the Key to the City of Queens, New York. Trinidad-born rapper Nicki Minaj received the Key to the City of Queens, New York from Borough president Melinda Katz. Katz said the Queens-raised rapper was being honored ...

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This Caribbean Artiste Receives The Key To The City Of Queens

Nicki Minaj (Twitter image) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 27, 2017: An internationally recognized Caribbean rapper has received the Key to the City of Queens, New York. Trinidad-born rapper Nicki Minaj received the Key to the City of Queens, New York from Borough president Melinda Katz. Katz said the Queens-raised rapper was being honored ...

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Canada Warns About Travel To This South American Nation

The Canadian government is warning about travel to this South American nation. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Tues. June 27, 2017: The Canadian government is warning nationals about travelling to a major South American nation. Global Affairs Canada on Monday warned Canadians to avoid non-essential travel to 17 areas in Colombia “due to drug-related criminal activity carried ...

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Canada Warns About Travel To This South American Nation

The Canadian government is warning about travel to this South American nation. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Tues. June 27, 2017: The Canadian government is warning nationals about travelling to a major South American nation. Global Affairs Canada on Monday warned Canadians to avoid non-essential travel to 17 areas in Colombia “due to drug-related criminal activity carried ...

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Is The Measurement Of Caribbean Tourism’s Impact Flawed?

Regional airline LIAT goes in for a landing in St. Maarten. By Sarah Peter Special To NAN News Americas, PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Mon. June 26, 2017: The method in which countries determine the economic impact of tourism arrivals is flawed. That’s the word from former Bahamian Tourism Minister and Secretary General  of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, Vincent  Vanderpool -Wallace, who ...

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Caribbean Born Photographer Remembers Gabe Pressman

Gabe Pressman at far right at Liberatore’s, market in the Bronx during then Mayor elect Bloomberg’s tour. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) By Hayden R. Celestin News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. June 26, 2017: Watching NBC news and hearing of the passing of pioneer and broadcasting icon, Gabe Pressman at age 93, caused me to immediately get out of bed and ...

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