Caribbean News

Over A Dozen Caribbean Immigrants ICED In New Jersey Operation

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 7, 2020: Thirteen Caribbean nationals were among eight dozen nabbed by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement agents in New Jersey recently. Nine were from the Dominican Republic while two were from Jamaica and Cuba, respectively. The Jamaican national was nabbed in North Brunswick. The 42-year-old has convictions for the offense of ...

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Top NAACP Award For This Caribbean Star In Black History Month

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 7, 2020: One of the Caribbean region’s biggest star is set to receive a top award from the NAACP this Black History Month. Bajan star Rihanna will receive this year’s NAACP President’s Award, given “in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service.” NAACP President Derrick Johnson will present ...

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Jamaicans In The UK Urge Government To Stop Cooperating With Deportation Requests

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, THURS. Feb. 6, 2020: Protestors from the UK-based Movement For Justice are urging the Jamaican government to stop cooperating with deportation requests from the Boris Johnson administration.  Members held a protest on Feb. 3rd outside the High Commission in London to make the request ahead of the February 11, 2020 charter flight of 50 deportees ...

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Over 130 Salvadoran Migrants Killed After Deportation From US

By Nelson Renteria SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador, Thurs. Feb 6, 2020 (Reuters) – More than 130 Salvadorans have been killed after being deported from the United States since 2013, U.S.-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Wednesday, as it stressed the danger migrants face under the Trump administration’s hardening immigration policy. In a report titled “Deported to Danger,” the group ...

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Donald Trump Turns Spotlight On Case Of Guyanese Immigrant At SOTU

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, WEDS. Feb. 5, 2020: On the same day his U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency asked a Brooklyn judge to force New York City to share information about an undocumented Guyanese immigrant who ‘murdered’ a 92-year-old woman after being released on bail, Donald Trump used the case in his State of the Union to reiterate ...

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Juan Guaido Applauded By Both Sides At State of The Union

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 5, 2020: Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido was applauded by both Democrats and Republicans at the annual State of the Union last night as he was introduced by U.S. President Donald Trump as “the true and legitimate leader of Venezuela.” Trump surprised members of Congress with Guaido as his guest and told the ...

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Engage Art Contest To Award $100,000 In Cash Prizes

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Engage Art Contest invites artists to submit their original art creations based on and inspired by the Spiritual Battle topic as found in Ephesians 6:10-20. The Engage Art Contest is a juried competition for original visual art, music video, film and performing arts. Total cash prizes of $100,000 will be awarded in the 2019-2020 ...

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Engage Art Contest To Award $100,000 In Cash Prizes

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Engage Art Contest invites artists to submit their original art creations based on and inspired by the Spiritual Battle topic as found in Ephesians 6:10-20. The Engage Art Contest is a juried competition for original visual art, music video, film and performing arts. Total cash prizes of $100,000 will be awarded in the 2019-2020 ...

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Trinidad cancels gas deal with Venezuela

By Linda Hutchinson-Jafar and Luc Cohen PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad/CARACAS, Feb 3 (Reuters) – Trinidad and Tobago has canceled an agreement with Venezuela for the joint development of a natural gas field straddling their maritime border because of U.S. sanctions on Venezuela’s state energy company PDVSA. The Caribbean island nation is a major exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG), but ...

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