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The Caribbean Has No “Powerful People” According To Forbes

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 6, 2014: “The World’s Most Powerful People” are not in the Caribbean! That’s the ‘gospel’ according to Forbes Magazine, which on Wednesday unveiled its list of the most powerful globally. The magazine says it made its decision by first considering “whether the candidate has power over lots ...

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Caribbean-American GOP Conservative Makes History In U.S. Elections

Share Tweet Newly-elected Senator, Mia Love. By NAN Political Editor News Americas, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, Weds. Nov. 5, 2014: Decades old racial and gender barriers toppled last night following a closely watched U.S. Senate race in one of the whitest states in the country. A Haitian-American  female Republican  Conservative from Utah crashed through the racial and glass ceilings and ...

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Chikungunya In The Americas – Death Toll Quietly Passes 150 Mark

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer  Getting rid of mosquitoes by fogging is one way of eliminating the threat. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 4, 2014: The focus globally may be on the deadly Ebola virus but the death toll from the mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya disease continues to inch upwards in the Americas, now passing the 150 ...

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Montserrat’s New Premier Wants To Turn Nation Into ‘Green Capital Of The World’ – A NAN Exclusive

Share Tweet Premier Donaldson Romeo of Montserrat (GoM image) By NAN Staff Writer  News Americas, BRADES, Montserrat, Fri. Oct. 31, 2014: Just over a month after he was sworn in as Premier Donaldson Romeo of Montserrat and of the People’s Democratic Movement, sat down with NAN for an exclusive interview. Romeo was sworn in on September 12th as the new ...

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African and Caribbean Business Council to recognize outstanding leaders in Philadelphia

Share Tweet News Americas Now, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Weds. October 30, 2014: The African and Caribbean Business Council (ACBC)  will honor outstanding African and Caribbean nationals for their contributions to the City of Philadelphia and the region at its 5th Winter Awards Dinner on Saturday, November 8, 2012 from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Hilton Philadelphia Airport Hotel ,  4509 ...

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Guyana Political Party Wants Attorney General Fired

Share Tweet Guyana Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall By NAN Contributor News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. Oct. 30, 2014:  Guyana Political Party, the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), is calling for President Donald Ramotar to fire Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall with immediate effect. The party, in a statement yesterday, said Guyana “can ...

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Cuban Migrants Missing After Trying To Reach U.S. Illegally

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, Thurs. Oct. 30, 2014: The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday afternoon suspended its search for two missing Cuban migrants in the vicinity of Caesar Creek, Florida, to Haulover Inlet, Florida. The two were among a group of 11 who were trying to enter the U.S. illegally. Nine migrants were rescued in ...

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Mexican Migrant To Spend Next 35 Years In Jail

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, CHARLOTTE, N.C., Thurs. Oct. 30, 2014: A Mexican man accused of trafficking in more than $30 million of cocaine will have to spend the next 35 years of his life in federal prison. Molina-Sanchez, 35, of Mexico, was convicted by a federal jury in May 2013 of conspiracy to distribute and to ...

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African and Caribbean Business Council to recognize outstanding African and Caribbean leaders in Philadelphia

Share Tweet News Americas Now-PHILADELPHIA October 30, 2014– The African and Caribbean Business Council (ACBC) will honor outstanding African and Caribbean nationals for their contributions to the City of Philadelphia and the region at its 5th Winter Awards Dinner on Saturday, November 8, 2012 from 6 pm to 11 pm at Hilton Philadelphia Airport Hotel which is located 4509 Island ...

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