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Can The West Indies Win Against India?

The pressure is on the shoulders of Skipper Jason Holder. Can he deliver? By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 30, 2017: The question on every die hard West Indies cricket fans lips is simple: can the West Indies manage by some miracle to win the remaining three ODI matches against India? India, a world cricket ...

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Trafficking In Persons 2017 Report Shows Progress In The Caribbean

By Ambassador Curtis Ward The Ward Post News Americas, Washington, DC, Fri. June 30, 2017: The U.S. State Department’s annual Trafficking In Persons (TIP) Report 2017, issued Monday, shows progress in some Caribbean countries but leaves some unhappy with their Tier rankings. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s statement on the TIP Report stressed that it “highlights the successes achieved and the ...

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Trafficking In Persons 2017 Report Shows Progress In The Caribbean

By Ambassador Curtis Ward The Ward Post News Americas, Washington, DC, Fri. June 30, 2017: The U.S. State Department’s annual Trafficking In Persons (TIP) Report 2017, issued Monday, shows progress in some Caribbean countries but leaves some unhappy with their Tier rankings. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s statement on the TIP Report stressed that it “highlights the successes achieved and the ...

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Caribbean, Latin America Cannabis Fast Facts From The Latest UN Drug Report

Rastafarian in a field of marijuana plants, Blue Mountains, Jamaica. By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 30, 2017: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has released its 2017 World Drug Report regarding the production, distribution, and consumption of illegal substances on a global scale. Here are six fast facts from the report ...

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Caribbean, Latin America Cannabis Fast Facts From The Latest UN Drug Report

Rastafarian in a field of marijuana plants, Blue Mountains, Jamaica. By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 30, 2017: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has released its 2017 World Drug Report regarding the production, distribution, and consumption of illegal substances on a global scale. Here are six fast facts from the report ...

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Usain Bolt Barely Holds Off Cuba’s Perez

Triple Olympian Usain Bolt wins by three seconds in Ostrava. (Twitter image) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, OSTRAVA, Czech Republic, Thurs. June 29, 2017: The world’s fastest man, Triple Olympian Usain Bolt, had a seemingly tough time at the 56th Ostrava Golden Spike in the Czech Republic earlier. The famed Jamaican athlete barely held off Cuba’s Yunier Perez to ...

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This Caribbean Nation Has Been Rated Non-Compliant By The OECD

Port-Of-Spain, Trinidad. By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 29, 2017: An oil rich Caribbean nation has been rated as “non-compliant” by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, (OECD), after it failed to make progress towards satisfactory implementation of the tax transparency standards. The OECD said recently that Trinidad and Tobago, which previously had a ...

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US Slaps This Caribbean Country With Worst Rank In Latest Human Trafficking Report

By NAN News Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 28, 2017: The U.S. State Department yesterday slapped the worst tier status on the Central American CARICOM nation of Belize as it released its annual Trafficking in Persons report. Belize is the only Caribbean country with a tier 3 status again this year, which means its government does not ...

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This Caribbean Singer Helps Honor U2 Bassist Adam Clayton

Chronixx performing at Irving Plaza earlier this year. (Photo by Joachim Maquet) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 27, 2017: A Caribbean singer joined The Lumineers, Jack Garratt, Macy Gray and Michael Franti last night in NYC to pay tribute to Grammy-winning and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, U2 bassist Adam Clayton. Jamaican conscious reggae ...

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This Caribbean Artiste Receives The Key To The City Of Queens

Nicki Minaj (Twitter image) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 27, 2017: An internationally recognized Caribbean rapper has received the Key to the City of Queens, New York. Trinidad-born rapper Nicki Minaj received the Key to the City of Queens, New York from Borough president Melinda Katz. Katz said the Queens-raised rapper was being honored ...

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