Archive for 'International'

Florida Teen Makes History As Youngest Person Ever To Pass Uk Bar Exam

Florida Teen Makes History As Youngest Person Ever To Pass Uk Bar Exam

by Kunbi Tinuoye Gabrielle Turnquest, from Windermere, Florida, has demonstrated superior academic prowess to become the youngest person to qualify as a barrister in the U.K. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales [...]

New Cardinals from Africa and Haiti to Help Pope Serve the Poor

New Cardinals from Africa and Haiti to Help Pope Serve the Poor

Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News Jan. 14 (GIN) – In a further step away from old traditions at the Vatican, Pope Francis named his first batch of cardinals, choosing 19 men [...]

West Indian Takes Home Golden Globe’s Top Motion Picture Honor for “12 Years a Slave”

West Indian Takes Home Golden Globe’s Top Motion Picture Honor for “12 Years a Slave”

by Tony Best Special to the NNPA from the New York Carib News The Golden Globes, second only to the Academy Awards in importance and appeal to the worldwide movie industry, has crowned a Caribbean producer [...]

John Kerry: U.S. Will Support Iraq, But Without Troops

John Kerry: U.S. Will Support Iraq, But Without Troops

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that the United States will support Iraq’s fight against al-Qaida-linked militants who have overrun two cities, but won’t send in American troops. Kerry said the [...]

Caribbean Nations Forced to Take Back Thousands of Deportees in 2013

Caribbean Nations Forced to Take Back Thousands of Deportees in 2013

Dominican Republic and Jamaica among top 10 receiving states by Tony Best Special to the NNPA from the New York Carib News Caribbean and Latin America nations topped the list of foreign countries around the world [...]

Dr. Bobby Jones Off to Orvieta, Italy for Holidays

Dr. Bobby Jones Off to Orvieta, Italy for Holidays

Nashville, TN – Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones, Host of BET’s Bobby Jones Gospel,  is off to Italy again for the 12th time for the Umbria Jazz Festival.  Jones will host the great Gospel family group, The [...]

Mandela: ‘Celebrating His Legacy in Nashville’

Mandela: ‘Celebrating His Legacy in Nashville’

NASHVILLE — Become part of history and join a FREE event celebrating the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela. “Madiba, we mourn your death but celebrate your legacy.” In the spirit of the words of President [...]

Anti-apartheid Leader and Former South African President Nelson Mandela Dies at 95

Anti-apartheid Leader and Former South African President Nelson Mandela Dies at 95

By: The Los Angeles Sentinel Leader of the anti-apartheid movement, political prisoner, Nobel Peace Prize winner, icon and former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela dies at 95. “Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our [...]

Grenada: 30 Years Later

Grenada: 30 Years Later

by Barrington M. Salmon Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer Don Rojas didn’t know that when he accepted Maurice Bishop’s offer to become his press secretary that he’d end up being an eyewitness to [...]

Ghanaians in the Mix of the GMO Debate

Ghanaians in the Mix of the GMO Debate

Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network Oct. 22 (GIN) – Members of Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) and other environmental groups took the issue of food security to the streets in a march through [...]

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox

Join other followers: