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Port-Au-Prince, Haiti 2020 In Pictures

News Americas, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. Jan. 31, 2020: It’s been 10 years since the devastating earthquake of 2010 in Haiti and the struggle and poverty for some continues amid squalid conditions. Here’s a first hand look at life in one part of Port-Au-Prince as it is today. A woman walks on a puddle of dirty water at a local market ...

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FLASH BACK – When The Super Bowl Celebrated The Caribbean

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 31, 2020: It’s another Super Bowl weekend and Super Bowl LIV is being held in Miami, Florida, the melting pot of cultures from around the world including the Caribbean. And while there will be no Caribbean performances at this year’s half-time show, we could not help but reminisce on ...

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FLASH BACK – When The Super Bowl Celebrated The Caribbean

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 31, 2020: It’s another Super Bowl weekend and Super Bowl LIV is being held in Miami, Florida, the melting pot of cultures from around the world including the Caribbean. And while there will be no Caribbean performances at this year’s half-time show, we could not help but reminisce on ...

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Caribbean Business And Finance Report

Compiled By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 31, 2020: Here are some of the top business and finance news making headlines across the Caribbean this week. Regional When it comes to ease of Doing Business in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico continues to lead the region, topping the 2020 Doing Business Rankings again this year with ...

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Two Caribbean Born Footballers Get US Contracts

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 31, 2020: Two US MLS soccer teams this week signed Caribbean born footballers to contracts for the upcoming season. On Monday, the Charlotte Independence announced they signed Jamaican born striker Dane Kelly to a contract for the upcoming season while San Antonio FC announced the addition of Haitian-born midfielder ...

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Caribbean Nationals Among Those Quarantined In Wuhan

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 30, 2020: Several Caribbean nationals, including studies studying in Wuhan, China, are among some 46 million quarantined in the epicenter of the coronavirus. The embassies of both Trinidad and Barbados are reporting some of its nationals are also quarantined in Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus. Trinidadian officials say one Trinidadian is in ...

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Colombia Offers Work Permits To Venezuelan Migrants

BOGOTA, Colombia, Thurs. Jan. 30, 2020 (Reuters): Colombia will allow hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan migrants to legalize their presence in the country through work permits meant to bring them into the legal economy, the government said on Wednesday. Colombia is the principal destination for Venezuelan migrants fleeing from political, social and economic crisis under the government of President Nicolas ...

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Look For Jamaica In The Super Bowl

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 30, 2020: The Jamaica Tourist Board’s newly unveiled ‘JAMAICA, Heartbeat of the World’ television advertisement will make its Super Bowl LIV debut on Sunday, February 2, 2020.  The 30 second ad will air in the northeast markets of New York and Philadelphia as well as Chicago in the Midwest.   The JTB says ...

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