Caribbean News

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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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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Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Bake and Saltfish

By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 23, 2017: One of my favorite Caribbean breakfast dish is Bake and Saltfish. It is a popular dish in Trinidad, Grenada and various other countries in the Caribbean. I love to feast on it at brunches here in the US and at various events. It is tasty and delicious. Below ...

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Here’s What Caribbean Roots Congressional Lawmakers Are Saying About ‘Trump Care’

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., written ‘ER’ to make the poster read Meaner’ during his press conference on the Senate Republicans’ health care bill with Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., in the Capitol on Thursday, June 22, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June ...

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Ciao Willy Moment In London

            This biker sure had a clear Ciao Willy moment in London recently. He was one of hundreds of naked cyclists taking part in the World Naked Bike ride through Westminster on June 10, 2017 in London, England. The World Naked Bike Ride is an international clothing-optional bike ride in which participants plan, meet and ...

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Week In Pictures – Protests In Venezuela Continue

An injured demonstrator (R) is assisted by medics as opposition activists and riot police clash during an anti-government protest in Caracas, on June 22, 2017. (Photo credit: FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY,  Fri. June 23, 2017: Protests continued across Venezuela this week, as one more teen was shot dead. Here are the scenes of protests as the ...

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