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Thousands Displaced, About 50 Dead In Brazil Storm

BRASILIA, Jan 27, 20206 (Reuters): At least 46 people have died in Brazil and more than 25,000 have been displaced due to widespread flooding following storms and heavy rains that have swept across the south east of the country, authorities said on Sunday. Most of the casualties were in the state of Minas Gerais, including the capital Belo Horizonte, which ...

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Caribbean Roots Teen’s School Suspension Over Dreads Goes Viral

News Americas, HOUSTON, Texas, Fri. Jan. 24, 2020: The story of a Houston-born, Caribbean roots teen, who was suspended from school unless after he refused to cut his dreads, has gone viral. DeAndre Arnold, a 17-year-old senior at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, about 30 miles east of Houston, told NBC affiliate KPRC of Houston that his hair ...

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Caribbean Roots Teen’s School Suspension Over Dreads Goes Viral

News Americas, HOUSTON, Texas, Fri. Jan. 24, 2020: The story of a Houston-born, Caribbean roots teen, who was suspended from school unless after he refused to cut his dreads, has gone viral. DeAndre Arnold, a 17-year-old senior at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, about 30 miles east of Houston, told NBC affiliate KPRC of Houston that his hair ...

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The Caribbean, China And The “Easy Money” Caution

By Humeyra Pamuk Reuters KINGSTON, Jamaica., Fri. Jan. 24, 2020, (Reuters): U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on a visit to Jamaica on Wednesday, cautioned nations against taking “easy money” from China, warning it could be counterproductive, in a second attack in as many days against China’s economic role in the region. Pompeo has been a vocal critic of Chinese ...

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The Caribbean, China And The “Easy Money” Caution

By Humeyra Pamuk Reuters KINGSTON, Jamaica., Fri. Jan. 24, 2020, (Reuters): U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on a visit to Jamaica on Wednesday, cautioned nations against taking “easy money” from China, warning it could be counterproductive, in a second attack in as many days against China’s economic role in the region. Pompeo has been a vocal critic of Chinese ...

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Caribbean Artists Up For Grammys This Weekend

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 24, 2020: It’s almost time for the 2020 Grammy’s and the big question on every one’s mind is who will walk away with this year’s Reggae Grammy? Will it be teenage sensation Koffee or another Marley – that is- Julian Marley, whose album As I Am, landed him on ...

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Caribbean Artists Up For Grammys This Weekend

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 24, 2020: It’s almost time for the 2020 Grammy’s and the big question on every one’s mind is who will walk away with this year’s Reggae Grammy? Will it be teenage sensation Koffee or another Marley – that is- Julian Marley, whose album As I Am, landed him on ...

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Bob Marley Award For This Hollywood Actress

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 24, 2020: A Caribbean-born, Hollywood actress, producer and advocate is set to be honored with the prestigious Bob Marley Award next month in New York City. Former ‘Orange Is The New Black’ star, Trinidadian Lorraine Toussaint, will receive the award at the 2020 American Foundation of the University of ...

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Bob Marley Award For This Hollywood Actress

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 24, 2020: A Caribbean-born, Hollywood actress, producer and advocate is set to be honored with the prestigious Bob Marley Award next month in New York City. Former ‘Orange Is The New Black’ star, Trinidadian Lorraine Toussaint, will receive the award at the 2020 American Foundation of the University of ...

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