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The Business Of Tourism – A Single Word Says It All

By David Jessop  News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Jan. 13, 2017: One of the oddities of country branding is the desire by those responsible for marketing, or for promoting a destination, to require a short descriptive catch line to appear in all advertising and promotional material. The idea is that these few well-chosen words will encourage a potential traveler to ...

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Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid – The Trump Immigration Rhetoric Is About To Become Reality

A small group of anti-Donald Trump protestors marches on 5th Avenue toward Trump Tower, January 11, 2017 in New York City. On Wednesday morning, Trump is having his first press conference since winning the election. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 13, 2017: In a matter of days, the administration ...

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Caribbean And Latin America News Round Up For Thursday Jan. 12, 2017

Nevis Premier Vance Amory raising the flag of St. Kitts/Nevis at Bowling Green prior to a wreath laying ceremony at the grave site of Alexander Hamilton at Trinity Church Yard. (Arthur Piccolo image/Bowling Green Association) Compiled By NAN Staff Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 11, 2017: Here are the stories making news across the Caribbean, Latin America ...

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Western Union Takes on Jamaican Lottery Scammers!

By Curtis A. Ward The Ward Post News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Jan. 12, 2017: I went to Western Union (WU) on January 10, 2017 and sent some money to Jamaica. Upon handing me my receipt, the agent gave me a number to call WU to answer a few questions before the money transfer would be completed. You can well ...

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Full Transcript of President Obama’s Farewell Speech

U.S. President Barack Obama wipes his tears as he gives a speech during his farewell speech at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, USA on January 10, 2017. President-elect from Republican Party Donald Trump will be sworn in on 20th of January 2017 as the 45th president of United States of America. (Photo by Bilgin S. Sasmaz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) News Americas, ...

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Grammy Nominated Legendary Jamaican Jazz Great Monty Alexander Returns To NYC’s Jazz Standard

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 10, 2017: Grammy-nominated, award-winning Jamaican jazz pianist and band leader, Monty Alexander, will begin the New Year in fine style as he returns to the Jazz Standard, one of NYC’s renowned jazz clubs, from Jan. 31st to Feb. 4, 2017 for ten shows under the theme: “Looking Back.” Alexander [...]

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Nevis Officials To Pay Tribute To America’s Greatest Immigrant Today

Premier of Nevis Vance Winkworth Amory with News Americas’ Felicia Persaud during a 2014 Hamilton Tribute. (Arthur Piccolo image) By NAN Staff Writer News America, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 11, 2017: Nevis Premier Vance Amory will lead a number of officials from his country in a 260th anniversary tribute to the islands most famous son – America’s greatest immigrant ...

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Grammy Nominated Legendary Jamaican Jazz Great Monty Alexander Returns To NYC’s Jazz Standard

Grammy Nominated Legendary Jamaican Jazz Great Monty Alexander. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 11, 2017: Grammy-nominated, award-winning Jamaican jazz pianist and band leader, Monty Alexander, will begin the New Year in fine style as he returns to the Jazz Standard, one of NYC’s renowned jazz clubs, from Jan. 31st to Feb. 4, 2017 for ten shows under the ...

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