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West Indies Suffer Another Loss

Sri Lanka’s Rangana Herath, centre, celebrates during the final day of the second Test in Colombo, on October 26, 2015. (Reuters Photo) By NAN Sports Writer News Americas, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tues. Oct. 27, 2015:  The West Indies cricket squad were forced to swallow another loss Tuesday after having the win in sight but losing by just over 70 runs. ...

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Guess What Barbados Star Rihanna’s Up To?

Rihanna on The Voice as a coach Monday night, Oct. 26, 2015. By NAN ET Writer News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. Oct. 27, 2015: Barbados Star Rihanna has gone from singer, to actress, to entrepreneur and now to coach. The R&B superstar last night made her first appearance on popular NBC music reality show, The Voice as a special ...

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Antigua-Born, Former UN Bigwig Wants Out Of Jail For Son’s Football Games

Former UN General Assembly President Ashe was recently arrested on bribery charges. He remains jailed. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 27, 2015: The recently arrested Antigua-born former President of the UN General Assembly wants a judge to reduce his bail and let him out of jail so he can catch his son’s football games ...

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Vested Interests, New Technologies And The Caribbean

Uber or Yellow Cabs? By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Oct. 27, 2015: Will innovative or new technologies become a threat to vested interests in the Caribbean? In many parts the world innovative technologies are helping create new markets and add value by disrupting existing business networks in a manner that the existing market may not expect. The effect usually ...

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Caribbean Undocumented Migrants Busted

An unidentified Dominican migrant is escorted by a Border Patrol officer after being detained by Puerto Rico’s police near La Esperanza beach in the northern coastal town of Manati, Puerto Rico, Monday, Oct. 8, 2007. The bodies of three suspected Dominican migrants were found and at least 12 were detained after police received an anonymous call about a suspicious boat ...

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Jamaica’s Legendary Master Pianist For Hollywood Performance

Jamaica’s Legendary Pianist Monty Alexander is set to perform in LA in November. NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 26, 2015: Jamaica’s legendary award-winning international master pianist, Monty Alexander, fresh from a tour of Japan, will be taking his Harlem Kingston Express to Hollywood this November. Alexander, who has built a reputation exploring and bridging the worlds of American jazz, popular ...

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Gun Thought To Have Killed Guyana-Born Cop Found

Menes de Griot, top Guyanese drummer, l, with Randolph Holder Sr. and Guyana designer Gold Teeth, r, at a wake for Officer Holder. (Shaun Walsh image)  By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 26, 2015: A gun consistent with the one used to murder Guyana-born NYPD Officer Randolph Holder has been found. The NYPD last night ...

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Rain Suspends Play In West Indies Sri Lanka Test

A flooded field in Colombo on Day four of the Sri Lanka versus West Indies match. News Americas, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Mon. Oct. 26, 2015:  Rain forced an end to day four of the second test match between the West Indies and Sri Lanka in Colombo as the Windies chase 224 for a win. The visitors have nine wickets and ...

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Top Award For Guyana-Born Professor

Dr. Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith By Allison Skeete Special to NAN  News Americas, Washington, D.C. Mon. Oct. 26, 2015: A noted Guyana-born scholar is set to receive the 2015 William J. Perry Award for Excellence in Security and Defense Education. Dr. Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, a specialist on Caribbean security, drugs and crime most recently held the office of the ninth president ...

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Obama’s America – Episode # 247 – Did Obama Knife Biden In The Back?

“Please Come Here Joe!” By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 23, 2015: O, what would we do without Obama’s America? We’d be in a world of trouble without the Truth. Don’t fret I’m here for the Long Haul. Big Anniversary coming up – Episode # 250 …  yes send gifts!! So what do I have this ...

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