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Five Things To Know About The Fly Jamaica Aircraft That Crashed In Guyana

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 13, 2018: While passengers who survived the crash of Fly Jamaica’s Boeing 757 in Timehri, Guyana on Friday, Nov. 9th, say it’s a miracle they are all alive with only minor injuries, the carrier says it “is still too early to comment on the cause of the accident.” But ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Nevis

Today’s Caribbean Travel Photo of the Day spotlights on the island of Nevis, the 35.9 square mile sister island of St. Kitts that is known not just for its the sandy beaches, including palm-fringed Pinney’s Beach and sheltered Oualie Beach, but the many donkeys that roam free. The post Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Nevis appeared first on Caribbean ...

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2018 US Open Champ Now Haiti Goodwill Ambassador

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Nov. 12, 2018: The women’s 2018 US Open champion can now add another title to her resume – that of Goodwill Ambassador of her father’s Caribbean homeland of Haiti. Naomi Osaka, the Japanese-Haitian tennis star who beat Serena Williams in the September Open, wraps up a five-day tour of Haiti ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Haiti

Today’s Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day spotlights on the Caribbean nation of Haiti, home to the UNESCO Heritage Site, the Citadelle Laferrière, one of the largest fortresses in the Americas. It is located on top of the mountain Bonnet a L’Eveque, approximately 17 miles south of the city of Cap-Haïtien. The post Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Haiti ...

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Hollywood Is Hitting Theaters With A Film That Is All About A Caribbean Immigrant, Segregation And The Deep South

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 9, 2018: As America in 2018 is again dealing with rising racism and xenophobia, enabled in part by the rhetoric of its current President, Universal Pictures is set to release a film that deals with these issues as they occurred in the Jim Crow era and the amazing talent ...

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Rihanna, Warrior Queen Of The Caribbean?

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 9, 2018: Add ‘Warrior Queen Of The Caribbean in bold letters to Rihanna’s resume. Not only is she a singer, actress, entrepreneur, ambassador extraordinaire and non-profit founder and education advocate, but now you can add get out the vote advocate, clap-back expert and Caribbean Warrior Queen. On October 9th, ...

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What About A Referendum On Medical Marijuana Legalization Across The Caribbean?

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 9, 2018: This past week, voters in Grenada and Antigua and Barbuda also went to the polls and stunned governments in their homelands and across the country with a defeat of a referendum to make the Caribbean Court of Justice the highest court of appeal, choosing instead to remain with the British Privy ...

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Is This Reflective Of The Caribbean Voting Bloc In South Florida?

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Nov. 9, 2018: Florida’s much anticipated gubernatorial race ended in a loss for Democrats Tuesday night, Nov. 6th, by just about 80,000 votes much to the angst of many Caribbean immigrants stateside, in the US Diaspora nationally and even in the Caribbean region. But how exactly did Caribbean immigrant voters ...

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Here’s Where The Caribbean Stands On Debt

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 9, 2018: Ever wondered about the debt burden of nations in the Caribbean and what exactly that number is? Here’s the 411 on the 2017 debt to GDP ratio of most of these nation as reported by the International Monetary Fund in its October 2018 ‘Outlook for Latin America ...

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Here’s What The Outgoing West Indies Coach Is Saying

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 9, 2018: The outgoing coach of the beleaguered West Indies cricket team, had some words of wisdom for the squad as he departed the post this week. Australian-born coach Stuart Law, 49, who is leaving to join English county side Middlesex as a coach soon, insists the Caribbean side ...

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