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Caribbean Immigrants Among Texans Grappling With Flooding

People use an air matress to float down a flooded street as they evacuate their homes after the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 27, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 50 inches of rain in Texas over the next couple ...

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Activists Rally In Support Of Colin Kaepernick

By Hakim Mutlaq News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 28, 2017: Activists from various organizations across New York City came together on Wed. 23rd August to rally in support of Colin Kaepernick who remains unsigned by any NFL team to date. Rev. Jesse Jackson has said professional team bosses have “colluded” in stopping the former San Francisco 49er from playing, ...

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Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Chicken Roti

By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 25, 2017: Roti is a favorite dish among Caribbean and Caribbean Americans. Roti shops are also very popular in Caribbean communities because Rotis are tasty, and filling. They are practically a complete dish. I love, love Roti! Chicken Roti is my favorite. I wish I could become a expert of ...

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West Indian Carnival, J’Ouvert Racist Crime Bet Thread Returns To Cop Message Board – A NAN First

A band participates in J’Ouvert 2009. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 25, 2017: It’s back! For another year a thread has surfaced on an Internet bulletin board frequented by New York cops who are placing racist, theoretical bets on how many people would be cut down by violence during the ...

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Caribbean-American Councilmember Assailed In Racist Thread On Cop Message Board – A NAN First

Caribbean-American Councilmember and potential New York State Gubernatorial candidate, Jumaane Williams in 2001 after his arrest at the West Indian American Day Carnival. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 25, 2017: A thread on an Internet message board frequented by current and past members of New York’s Finest is taking racist ...

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Cricket Rumble In Kingston

Jamaica Tallawahs will be looking to win on home turf. (CPL T20 Ltd.2017 Image) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 25, 2017:  Get ready for a rumble in Kingston, Jamaica this Saturday as Trinidad & Tobago’s Trinbago Knight Riders take on the Jamaica Tallawahs in the 2017 CPL T20 cricket competition. The clash comes as ...

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8 Ways To Get A Green Card In Trump’s America – Part 7

U.S. Green Card options. By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 25, 2017: This week we continue our series on getting Permanent Residency or a Green Card in Trump’s America with Option 7 – Green Card Through A Number Of Special Options Little know to many immigrants, is the fact that there are also a number ...

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This New Caribbean Hotel Will Celebrate The Art Of ‘Liming’

A view from The Liming in Bequia. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 25, 2017: In Caribbean parlance, ‘liming’ refers largely to the art of doing nothing. A new Caribbean hotel aims to offer guests the chance to do just that! The Liming hotel will officially open on November 1, 2018 in the remote Caribbean ...

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Caribbean Entertainment Report – West Indian Day Carnival Turns 50 But Buzz Muted

Jessie Waddell founded the West Indian carnival in Harlem. By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 25, 2017: In a matter of 9 days, the West Indian American Day Carnival will officially turn 50 but so far the celebration has been largely muted. There has been no year-long build up and buzz; no economic impact study ...

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These Caribbean Nations Are Eyeing A Black Gold Future

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Aug. 24, 2017: Oil fever exploration seems to be sweeping the Caribbean suddenly with some announcing a black gold or oil future or others announcing plans to drill for the precious commodity. According to Oil Price they are: 1: Guyana Exxonmobil announced last month that they’ve discovered more oil in the ...

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