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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- Jan. 10, 2020

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 10, 2020: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travelscene for Jan. 10, 2020: While many are still dealing with the after effects of the 6.4 earthquake from Tuesday, discover Puerto Rico says San Juan’s airport and cruise port, the Puerto Rico Convention Center and attractions and hotels in northern ...

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Caribbean Business And Finance Report

Compiled By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 10, 2020: Here are some of the top business and finance news making headlines across the Caribbean this week. Regional US-Caribbean Strategy The US Embassy in Barbados has announced a ‘US-Caribbean 2020 Strategy’ on its website. According to the announcement, the multi-year strategy aims “to increase the security, ...

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The Immigrant Heroes Of 2019

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Jan. 10, 2020: At the end of every year, many publications, including Time Magazine, often looks back on the year to name a Person Of The Year. It truly is exciting to guess who that person will be or who will make the list. But what about the Immigrants Of ...

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MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – Jan. 10, 2020

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, FRI. JAN. 10, 2020: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for Jan. 10, 2020: Actor, musician and celebrity cannabis business owner Jim Belushi will keynote this year’s Cannabis Conference 2020 In Las Vega from. April 21-23, 2020. Canadian company, Mota Ventures Corp has signed a binding letter ...

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Netflix’s Brazil Customers Still Have Access To ‘The First Temptation of Christ’

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan 10, 2020: A Rio de Janeiro court has ordered Netflix to take down a film that features Jesus Christ as a gay man but so far Brazilian subscribers still have access to the film – at least as of Thursday. ‘The First Temptation of Christ’ a satirical depiction of Jesus Christ as a ...

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Chet Hanks Says His Love Of Jamaican Culture Is Real

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020: Love made him do it. That’s at least what Chet Hanks, the 29-year-old son of actor Tom Hanks, claims after a video of him speaking in Jamaican patois on the red carpet at the 2020 Golden Globes Sunday went viral “I’m a goofball, I goof around, but that’s one thing I’m ...

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CARICOM National Indicted For Illegally Reentering The US

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020: A twice-deported CARICOM national with 3 prior felony convictions has been indicted for illegally re-entering the US. Belize national Akeem Garnett, 37, a.k.a. “Akeen Dean Garnett” and “Emerson Edmund Hewitt,” whose most recent residence was in Beverly Hills, was named in a one-count federal grand jury indictment that alleges he illegally ...

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Twitter Suspends Several Venezuelan Government Accounts

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020: Twitter has suspended more than a dozen accounts associated with Venezuela’s government and military, including the OPEC nation’s oil ministry and the armed forces’ operational command. Venezuelan officials criticized the move shortly after the accounts were first suspended on Tuesday, without explanation or any announcement from Twitter. The social media giant ...

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5.2 Quake Rattles Three Caribbean Islands

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020: Three Caribbean islands were on Wednesday shaken today by a 5.2 magnitude earthquake. According to the UWI Seismic Unit, the quake was felt in Roseau, Dominica, Fort-de-France, Martinique and Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The latest quake comes on the heels of the deadly 6.4 ...

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Caribbean Film Hero To Open LA’s 28th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival

News Americas, Weds. January 8, 2020 (Toronto, ON) – CaribbeanTales Media Group, California Pictures and Imagine Media International announce the screening of their feature film HERO: Inspired by The Extraordinary Life and Times of Ulric Cross directed by Canadian-Caribbean filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon at the Opening Night of the Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF) on Tuesday February 11 th, 2020 at the Directors ...

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