News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 6, 2016: Our Guyana trip was amazing. Kaieteur was breathtaking and seeing my humble beginnings was a wonderful reminder. But that was the good part of our Christmas trip to Guyana. Departing Guyana with Dynamic Airways was a nightmare Iâ€™m not going to soon forget. We got to the Cheddi Jagan International airport with much time to spare on December 30th, paid the airport tax, cleared immigration and even boarded the plane on time for a 5:15 P.M. departure. Thatâ€™s when the horror began.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 6, 2017:Itâ€™s just gotten more expensive to become a naturalized U.S. citizen. Happy New Year immigrants! The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced the fee increase as an early New Yearâ€™s stunner â€“ on December 23, 2016. Qualified immigrants seeking to take the next step and become US citizens will now have to shell out US $640 to submit their Nâ€“400 Application for Naturalization. Thatâ€™s up from US$595. But once you are approved and are ready to get your Certificate of Citizenship via the Nâ€“600/Nâ€“600K Application for Certificate of Citizenship, get ready to really shell out the big bucks.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 28, 2016: There is no denying that 2016 was an amazing year for Barbados-born singer turned entrepreneur and actress, Rihanna. So we had no hesitation in handing the NAN Caribbean Born Person Of The Year title to RiRi. Hereâ€™s why:
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 28, 2016: Itâ€™s almost December 31st, a time when one looks back at the year before â€“ and measures the positives and negatives of the 365 days past. In the Caribbean and the US Caribbean Diaspora, the year 2016 can be summed up as one of mixed fortunes indeed. It was a year that saw many countries again battling with soaring crime rates, the threat of the mosquito borne Zika virus and dealing with deaths brought about by Hurricane Matthew and scandal from the Panama Papers.