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Latin American Immigrant Among Victims Of Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting

News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: A 17-year-old Latin American immigrant is among the 17 victims slaughtered by gunman Nikolas Cruz at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida Wednesday. Students, friends, and family gather to pray during a candlelight vigil for victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School yesterday, at ...

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Mexico’s First Female Indigenous Candidate Holds First Campaign Rally

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: The first indigenous female running for Mexico’s presidential election held her first campaign rally at Mexico City’s Ibero-Americana University on Monday. For the first time, an indigenous woman, Maria de Jesus Patricio Martinez is running for the election. The 53-year-old, known to most as “Marichuy,” is a traditional Nahua (a group ...

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Six Caribbean Revolutionaries In US Black History

Compiled By NAN News Editor News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: There is no denying that black Caribbean immigrants brought their revolutionary, pioneering and entrepreneurial spirit to the US from way back in 1700s and that spirit lives on to today. Here are six radical West Indians in US black history you may not know: 1: Founder Of ...

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Stay-Over Visitors Spent Over US$34 Billion In The Caribbean Last Year – CTO

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: Stay-over tourists to the Caribbean spent an estimated US$34.2 billion last year alone. That’s according to the latest Caribbean Tourism Performance Report for 2017, reported by the Caribbean Tourism Organization Thursday. The spend amounts to an estimated US$1,230 per trip, an increase from 2016 of just over $100. Combined with cruise ...

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Caribbean Entertainment Round-Up – Idris Elba’s ‘Yardie’ Opens To Poor Reviews

  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: British-born, African-roots actor turned director, Idris Elba’s ‘Yardie’ film opened at the Sundance Film festival to poor reviews. The film is about a younger brother taking revenge for his older brother’s gang killing in Kingston, Jamaica. In the movie, Jerry Dread, played by Jamaican actor Everaldo Creary, stops the music ...

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Caribbean Entertainment Round-Up – Jamaican Actress To Play Megan Markle In Lifetime Movie

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: A former Miss Jamaica Fashion Model winner turned actress will play Megan Markle in a Lifetime movie, set to air this spring. Parisa Fitz-Henley, 41, will star in the movie dubbed ‘Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance.’ It depicts the whirlwind romance of the soon-to-wed British royal couple, Prince Harry and Megan ...

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Entertainment Round-Up – Watch Out For Sikka Rymes  

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: Is Sikka Rymes the next dancehall singer to watch? If you trust incarcerated deejay Vybz Kartel’s judgment, then he is. Rymes was labeled as one to watch on a Kartel Instagram post last week. In an interview with The STAR, Rymes says he has been ready to take the music industry ...

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Caribbean Entertainment Round-Up – Tropical House Cruises To Jamaica Now #1

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: Tropical House Cruises To Jamaica has now taken the number one spot on the Billboard Reggae Charts this week, sending Hollie Cook and Vessel of Love plummeting to number 4. The album includes performances from a number of top artists, including Ed Sheeran, Sean Paul and Damian and Stephen Marley. The ...

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Trump’s America – Episode # 57 – End The Unconstitutional Madness

By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: It is every journalist obligation to write about this new horrible …. Valentine’s Day MASSACRE, including me, right here in Trump’s America. The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is not the right to subject every man, woman and much less children in America, to summary execution, but ...

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Caribbean Sports – Here’s What The Now Former Jamaican Bobsled Coach Is Saying

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: Just days before the Jamaican women’s bobsled team gear up to take to their first heat in the 2018 Winter Olympics, there is drama in the camp of the history making team as the German coach has called it quits. Now Sandra Kiriasis is sharing why on social media. According to ...

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