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Caribbean Roots Teen’s School Suspension Over Dreads Goes Viral

News Americas, HOUSTON, Texas, Fri. Jan. 24, 2020: The story of a Houston-born, Caribbean roots teen, who was suspended from school unless after he refused to cut his dreads, has gone viral. DeAndre Arnold, a 17-year-old senior at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, about 30 miles east of Houston, told NBC affiliate KPRC of Houston that his hair ...

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Caribbean Roots Teen’s School Suspension Over Dreads Goes Viral

News Americas, HOUSTON, Texas, Fri. Jan. 24, 2020: The story of a Houston-born, Caribbean roots teen, who was suspended from school unless after he refused to cut his dreads, has gone viral. DeAndre Arnold, a 17-year-old senior at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, about 30 miles east of Houston, told NBC affiliate KPRC of Houston that his hair ...

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The Caribbean, China And The “Easy Money” Caution

By Humeyra Pamuk Reuters KINGSTON, Jamaica., Fri. Jan. 24, 2020, (Reuters): U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on a visit to Jamaica on Wednesday, cautioned nations against taking “easy money” from China, warning it could be counterproductive, in a second attack in as many days against China’s economic role in the region. Pompeo has been a vocal critic of Chinese ...

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Caribbean Artists Up For Grammys This Weekend

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 24, 2020: It’s almost time for the 2020 Grammy’s and the big question on every one’s mind is who will walk away with this year’s Reggae Grammy? Will it be teenage sensation Koffee or another Marley – that is- Julian Marley, whose album As I Am, landed him on ...

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Bob Marley Award For This Hollywood Actress

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 24, 2020: A Caribbean-born, Hollywood actress, producer and advocate is set to be honored with the prestigious Bob Marley Award next month in New York City. Former ‘Orange Is The New Black’ star, Trinidadian Lorraine Toussaint, will receive the award at the 2020 American Foundation of the University of ...

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Here’s Comes ‘Conch Shell’ From Three Soca Stars

News Americas, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, Fri. Jan. 24, 2020: St. Vincent’s Skinny Fabulous, Machel Montano and The Boss Neil Iwer George have teamed up on a new collaborative single that’s already causing a stir. The track is titled simply “Conch Shell” The latest release is likely to be the ultimate crowd pleaser in 2020 at the Trinidad Carnival. “When we hit ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- Jan. 24, 2020

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 24, 2020: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travelscene for Jan. 24, 2020: Look out for a new Open Skies Air Transport Agreement between the Bahamas and the United States that will be signed later this month. For the 15th time, Jamaica has won the 2020 title of the ...

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Caribbean Business And Finance Report

Compiled By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 24, 2020: Here are some of the top business and finance news making headlines across the Caribbean this week. Guyana Guyana has officially shipped its very first batch of crude oil on Monday, according to TankerTrackers.com. The first batch of oil, a million barrels of Liza sweet crude ...

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Caribbean Sports – Look Out For Baby Bolt

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 24, 2020: Look out for Baby Bolt this year. The world’s fastest man and his longtime girlfriend, Kasi Bennett, have announced they are expecting their first child. Bolt posted a photo of Bennett in a long, flowing red dress and showing off a very obvious baby bump. In the ...

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MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – Jan. 24, 2020

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, FRI. JAN. 24, 2020: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for Jan. 24, 2020: DJ Muggs, co-founder of the Grammy-nominated and renowned hip-hop group Cypress Hill, will be joining Bhang, a global cannabis CPG brand company with an extensive, award-winning portfolio of products, as the Chief Brand ...

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