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Trump Tweets Photo Of Meeting With USVI Governor

  Donald Trump tweeted this photo last night of a meeting between him and the governor of the USVI. (Twitter image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 4, 2017: U.S. President Donald Trump did not venture to the U.S. territory of the USVI. Instead he met the island’s Governor Kenneth E. Mapp on a Navy vessel between Puerto Rico ...

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U.S. President Tosses Paper Towels To Puerto Rico Storm Victims

US President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Muniz Air National Guard Base for a visit after Hurricane Maria hit the island on October 3, 2017 in Carolina, Puerto Rico. The President later threw out paper towels to Puerto Ricans at a church according to Reuters. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. ...

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This Renown Caribbean Diaspora Photographer Receives A Trailblazer Award

IED Trailblazer honoree Roland Hyde at l after receiving his award on Sept. 30, 2017. (Sheron Bunafyah Hamilton-Pearson/Facebook image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 3, 2017: Renowned Caribbean Diaspora fashion photographer, Roland Hyde, has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Media Award for his nearly four decades of work in the Caribbean community overseas. Jamaican-born Roland Hyde was ...

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From Covering The News To Making The News – A Caribbean Media Worker Is Homeless Following Hurricane Irma

Pastor Clifton Francois, owner and operator of Barbuda’s lone radio/television outfit Abundant Life Radio and The Barbuda Channel is homeless following Hurricane Irma in Barbuda. (CMC/ACM image) News Americas, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Fri. Sept. 29, 2017: “I can say I’m homeless,” Pastor Clifton Francois, owner and operator of Barbuda’s lone radio/television outfit Abundant Life Radio and The Barbuda Channel said. ...

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10 Easy Ways To Help The Hurricane Devastated Caribbean Nations

A man controls the traffic while a bulldozer clean a street of the debris left by Hurricane Maria, in Yabucoa, in the east of Puerto Rico, on September 28, 2017. The US island territory, working without electricity, is struggling to dig out and clean up from its disastrous brush with the hurricane, blamed for at least 33 deaths across the ...

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Dominica’s Damages Estimated At Hundreds Of Millions But Will Have To Settle For Just USD 19 Million In Insurance Payout

Residents fix a damaged roof on September 23, 2017 in Wesley Village, Dominica. Hurricane Maria inflicted catastrophic damages and at least 15 deaths in this Caribbean island. (Photo by Jose Jimenez/Getty Images) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 29, 2017: Dominica may have suffered over EC $500 million in damages following the passage of Hurricane Maria according to the ...

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Caribbean-Born Woman Makes History As Commonwealth Secretary-General

Baroness Patricia Scotland, c., was selected at the new secretary general of the Commonwealth on Nov. 27, 2015. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Nov. 27, 2015: A Dominica-born woman has made history by becoming the first woman to take the helm as Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Secretariat. The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 independent ...

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Barbados Hotel Association Launches Black Friday Sale

Ocean Two Resort & Residences Participates in Barbados-wide Black Friday Sale (PRNewsFoto/Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Nov. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The island nation of Barbados has launched a Black Friday sale offering customers up to 50% off hotels of all categories.  The promotion, which runs from early Friday morning to late Monday night has been ...

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Shop Courts to Save Big This Holiday Season

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, Nov. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Courts, the leading provider of furniture & appliances across the Caribbean, is pleased to announce details of their upcoming holiday promotions. Courts is pleased to extend a multitude of impressive discounts on items on everyone’s wish list this holiday season. The promotion, aptly named WTF, runs the ...

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