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Guess How Many Caribbean Nationals Overstayed Their Visas In Just One Year? – A NAN First 

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 10, 2018: Some 45,303 Caribbean nations entered the U.S. on a business or visitor’s B1/B2 visa in fiscal year 2017 but never left, a News Americas analysis has found. The NAN analysis of latest Department of Homeland Security data for last Fiscal Year, shows the majority of Caribbean overstays ...

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This Caribbean Island Spent Millions On Tourism Promotion Last Year

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Aug. 10, 2018: A British Caribbean island territory spent millions on promoting tourism in six months out of the last year, News Americas has found. A NAN analysis of the latest FARA (Foreign Agents Registration Act) report, released by the DOJ to Congress this month, shows that the Bermuda Tourism Authority ...

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This California Man Will Spend Nine Years In Jail For Sexually Assaulting A Child At A Jamaica Resort

By NAN Contributor News Americas, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Fri. Aug. 10, 2018: AFoster City, California man will spend the next nine years for his life in prison for sexually assaulting a 6-year-old child in the pool of a Jamaican resort. Douglas Peacock, 44, had pleaded guilty in April to molesting the child just one day after traveling to Jamaica from ...

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Honorary Doctorates For Four Caribbean Born Musicians

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 6, 2018: Four of the Caribbean’s top musicians are set to be presented with honorary doctorates from The University of the West Indies, (UWI). Bajan star Rihanna is set to receive the degree for excellence in arts at a special ceremony scheduled for October 20th at the Cave Hill Campus in Barbados. According ...

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Now You Can Do The Caribbean In A Day

By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Aug. 10, 2018: There something to be said for taking a trip to the Caribbean, soaking in the sun, bathing in the ocean, chowing down on great food, sipping on a coconut rum cocktail and being back in your home or hotel before the stroke of midnight. A Cinderella wish ...

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Honorary UWI Doctorate For Former Caribbean Cricketers

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 10, 2018: Two of the Caribbean’s top cricketers are set to be presented with honorary doctoral degrees by the University of the West Indies (The UWI) this fall. Top Guyana-born, former West Indies captain and cricketer, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, will be presented the Doctorate of Law for his achievements in ...

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Guyana Church Leaders Want Anti-Gay Laws To Stay

News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. Aug. 10, 2018: More than eight dozen leaders of Guyana’s Christian Evangelical and Pentecostal church are urging the government to keep the country’s anti-gay law intact. According to Demerara Waves news, the group took out a local newspaper advertisement registering their strong objection to any attempt by government to give into the demands by the ...

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Jamaica’s Independence Celebration For September In Philly

News Americas, Philadelphia, PA, Friday, August 10, 2018: Jamaica’s 56th anniversary of independence celebration will extend into September in Philadelphia. Non-profit organization, Team Jamaica Bickle, which caters to hundreds of students, athletes and coaches from Jamaica and the Caribbean at the annual Penn Relays annually, will celebrate the anniversary with an awards dinner on Saturday September 1, 2018. The event ...

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First Retail Marijuana Seed Store Opens In The Caribbean

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 10, 2018: The Caribbean has its first retail marijuana seed store. EPICAN was recently opened by brothers Karibe and Dwayne McKenzie in the Marketplace on Constant Spring Road in Kingston, Jamaica according to the Jamaica Gleaner. Dwayne McKenzie told the paper that the opening of the store will highlight the therapeutic properties of ...

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Caribbean Masseuse Among Featured Options At Sex Parlor In UK Town

By NAN Contributor News Americas, LONDON, England, Thurs. Aug. 9, 2019: A Caribbean ‘masseuse” is among the girls available to potential massage clients at an apparent sex parlor in a local town in England, much to the angst of some of the town’s grim-faced residents. Brandi was featured on the site topnotchmassage.co.uk/girls at 111 Garden Street in Grimsby, UK, News ...

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