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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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Panic As Quake Rattles Several Caribbean Islands, Miami

By Kate Chappell KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Jan 29, 2020 (Reuters): There was widespread panic in several Caribbean islands and Miami Tuesday after a major quake rattled the areas. A major 7.7 earthquake first struck 125km NNW of Lucea, Jamaica, south of Cuba on Tuesday, sending shockwaves as far as Miami and sparking panic in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands where ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Ocho Rios

Happy Hump Day from Ocho Rios, Jamaica, home to the famous Dunn’s River Falls and winner of the World Travel Awards 2020 title of the Caribbean’s Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction. The post Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Ocho Rios appeared first on Caribbean and Latin America Daily News.

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Death Toll From Brazil Flooding Climbs To 52

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Weds. Jan 29, 2020 (Reuters): The death toll from last week’s heavy rains in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais has risen to 52 people, with 65 people reported injured and two more missing, the state civil defense agency said on Tuesday. The losses were most concentrated in the state capital, Belo Horizonte, with 13 dead, according ...

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