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FEMALE RISING – 7 Caribbean American Women Making Waves

By NAN News Editors News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 16, 2018: As we celebrate another Women’s History Month, here are seven Caribbean American women you should know, whose stars are rising as they make waves nationally and internationally. 7: Lorna Gaye Goodison This Caribbean born writer is now a prestigious Yale University literature prize winner. The Kingston-born, Goodison, ...

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Caribbean Business – Four Caribbean Countries On The EU Blacklist

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Mar. 16, 2018: Four Caribbean nations are on the dubious list of tax havens drawn up by the European Union, (EU), with three added recently. The EU recently added the U.S. Virgin Islands, Saint Kitts and Nevis and The Bahamas to its list of tax havens. They join Trinidad and Tobago which remains on the ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Trinidad Roots Star For New Netflix Film

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Mar. 16, 2018:  Trinidad-roots actress, Nia Long, is among the stars in the highly anticipated Netflix original film, ‘ROXANNE ROXANNE,’ set to air on the network on March 23rd. ‘ROXANNE ROXANNE’ is written and directed by Michael Larnell tells the story of rap pioneer Lolita ‘Roxanne Shanté’ Gooden, best known for her 1984 hit record ...

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Caribbean News – Promoter Of Failed Caribbean Festival Eyeing Jail Time

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Mar. 16, 2018: A U.S.-born promoter who tried to promote a festival in the Caribbean that turned disastrous, could spend the next decade of his life in jail. Billy McFarland, 26, the promoter of the failed Bahamas Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to wire fraud charges Tuesday. He also ...

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Caribbean News – Nineteen US Attorneys General Ask Congress To Protect Haitians

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Mar. 16, 2018: Nineteen attorneys general from throughout the country have written a letter to Congress asking leaders to protect immigrants from Haiti as well as El Salvador. CARIBBEAN NOW Among them is New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. They are asking Congress to protest the immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for a ...

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Caribbean Recipes – Jamaican Curry Goat

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 16, 2018: This weekend, how about some Jamaican curry goat? Here is this exotic recipe from Grace Foods. Preparation time: 30m Cooking time: 1h 30m Ingredients For 6 Person(s) Recipe 3 pound (s) goat meat (available at halal butcheries) 2 tablespoon(s) Grace White Vinegar 2 tablespoon(s) curry powder 1 medium onion, chopped 2 ...

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Latin America News – Honduras National Pleads Guilty To Supporting ISIS

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 16, 2018: A citizen of Honduras residing in Miami, has pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS. Vicente Adolfo Solano, 53, is now set for sentencing on May 30, 2018.  He faces a statutory maximum sentence of twenty years’ imprisonment and a $250,000 ...

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Caribbean Sports – Jamaican Triple Olympian Looks To A Different Kind Of Heat

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Mar. 16, 2018: Retired Jamaican triple Olympian, Usain St. Leo Bolt, is looking to a different kind of heat these days. The eight-time Olympic gold medalist is entering the hot sauce industry by taking the flavors of the Caribbean to Australia. His Usain’s Insane Hot Sauces will come in three flavors and they are inspired ...

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Caribbean Travel Guide – 10 Of The Best Caribbean Hotels For Family Trips

By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 16, 2018: Planning a family vacation this summer? Here are the Top 10 family hotels in the Caribbean you should know according to TripAdvisor: 1: The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real, Punta Cana, DR Book Now         2: Beaches Negril Resort & Spa, Negril, Jamaica Book ...

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Marijuana News – With A Foot In The Caribbean, This Weed Company Sees It Stock Rising

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Mar. 16, 2018: A Canadian marijuana company with a foot into the Caribbean weed market has seen its stock continue to push steadily upwards. Canopy Growth, then Tweed Marijuana Inc., was founded by Bruce Linton of Ontario. It saw its stock move2.63 percent this week, to close Thursday at $31.21. In the last year, the ...

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