Caribbean News

Top Jamaican Actor, Musician Among 2017 National Heroes Honorees

Bunny Wailer received the OM at Jamaica’s National Heroes Day Awards 2017. (JIS image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 17, 2017: An internationally recognized Jamaican-born actor and a top reggae musician were among total of 200 Jamaicans from across the nation of Jamaica and the Diaspora who were conferred with National Heroes honors on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 ...

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Climate Change And The Graduation Of The Caribbean

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Oct. 17, 2017: A week or so ago, CARICOM’s Secretary-General, Irwin LaRocque, made clear that if the Caribbean is ever to be able to respond sustainably to the devastation caused by climate change, the eligibility criteria for development assistance must change. Speaking about this in Georgetown on the occasion of the accreditation ...

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Enterprise Extends 2017 Disaster Relief Aid to Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — As recovery work continues across Puerto Rico and damage estimates multiply in the wake of Hurricane Maria, the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation – the philanthropic arm of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand – is making three separate donations totaling $250,000 to assist with immediate needs of those on the island struggling to restore ...

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How Hurricane Maria Has Changed St. Croix

The south west corner of St. Croix after Hurricane Maria. (Melody Rames image) By Melody Rames The Real Hurricane Chronicles News Americas, ST. CROIX, USVI, Fri. Oct. 13, 2017: I had to see it for myself because everyone was talking about how the south west corner of the island of St. Croix is cut off from the rest of the ...

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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Week – Teruto Ishihara

Is that a Ciao Willy or is Teruto Ishihara of Japan really out of it after being kicked in the groin by Rolando Dy in their featherweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside the Saitama Super Arena on September 22, 2017 in Saitama, Japan?  (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

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Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Stewed Turkey Wings

By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 13, 2017: One of my go to recipes for Sunday dinner or midweek dinner is stewed turkey wings. I like it because it’s easy to cook and goes well with ground provisions, pasta or rice and peas. Below is my recipe for Stewed Turkey Wings. It is delicious.  Ingredients 1 ...

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Caribbean Diaspora Day Of Giving Raises Over USD 45K So Far For CDEMA

The Caribbean Day of giving is raising money to help CDEMA help countries like Dominica following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 13, 2017: Over 30 Caribbean Diaspora media entities and organizations locked arms Saturday for what was dubbed simply as the ‘Caribbean Day Of Giving’ to help victims of Hurricanes ...

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This Caribbean Premier Urgently Needs The Help Of Linesmen

This Richard Branson image shows part of the devastation in the BVI from Hurricane Irma. (Twitter image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 13, 2017: Hurricanes Irma and Maria left several islands without power as the storms took down electrical poles and left a tangled mess of downed poles and electrical wires in its wake. Now one Caribbean premier ...

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