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Caribbean Roots England Player Says Team Will Be Back

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 12, 2018: While many Caribbean soccer fans like their English counterparts were left gutted Wednesday afternoon after England’s semi-final loss to Croatia in the 2018 World Cup, a Caribbean roots player who was in tears after the result, is now predicting the team will “be back.” Marcus Rashford, 20, ...

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Second Suspect Charged In Murder Of Caribbean American Rapper XXXTentacion

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 12, 2018: A second man has been slapped with a first-degree murder charge in the June 18th killing of Caribbean American rapper, XXXTentacion. Broward County Sheriff detectives believe Michael Boatwright, 22, is the second gunman who murdered the rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy. According to the Sheriff’s ...

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Canada, U.S., UK Warn Against Travel To This Caribbean Country

By NAN Contributor News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Weds. July 11, 2018: Governments of Canada, the United Kingdom and the U.S. are all warning against travel to the Caribbean nation of Haiti. Canada on Tuesday, July 10th, warned against “all travel” to Haiti. The Canadian government blamed it on the “ongoing tensions throughout the country.” Its warning came a day after ...

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Visa launches Visa Loyalty Solutions, the first 100% digital loyalty platform in Latin America and the Caribbean

In partnership with novae, Visa Loyalty Solutions has made it easier than ever to earn and redeem points with Visa, enabling consumers to exchange loyalty points anytime, anywhere and from any device MIAMI, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Visa (NYSE:V) today announced the launch of Visa Loyalty Solutions (VLS), an omnichannel digital points redemption platform available to all issuing ...

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Notorious Drug Lord Could Be Back In Guyana In A Year

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. July 10, 2018: In under a year from today, July 10, 2018, a notorious Guyana-born drug lord could walk out of a U.S. prison a free man and face deportation back to the South American country where he once ran a Phantom death squad and was considered the Pablo Escobar ...

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U.S. Urging Americans To Shelter In Place Amid Protests In This Caribbean Nation

 News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. July 9, 2019: The U.S. State Department is urging Americans and embassy personnel in Haiti to “shelter in place” and not to “attempt to travel at this time” as protests against a plan to hike the price of fuel on the island continued. Haiti Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant called for Haitians to stop burning ...

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Beryl’s Caribbean Hurricane Threat Thankfully Dissipates

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. 9, 2018: Hurricane Beryl has now thankfully dissipated to a Tropical Storm Watch. The storm was bringing rain across Dominica, the Leeward Islands, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico last night but the wind speed was down dramatically from the initial 90 mph forecast. A tropical storm watch was in effect for Dominica a well ...

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Here’s What Neymar Is Saying Following Brazil’s Defeat

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 9, 2018: Brazil star, Neymar Jr., has said the South American giant’s loss to Belgium was the “saddest moment of my career.” “It is incredibly painful because we knew we could get there, we knew we had conditions to go further, to make history,” Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, ...

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This Caribbean Island Is Under A Hurricane Advisory As Beryl Is Forecast To Strengthen

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Sat. July 7, 2018: A Caribbean nation that was devastated during the 2017 hurricane season was under a hurricane watch last night as forecasters of the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Tropical Storm Beryl could become a hurricane by Sunday. At around 10 p.m. last night, the storm was about 925 ...

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Faces Of Despair As South American Teams Ousted From World Cup 2018

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 6, 2018: Millions of South American fans were thrown into despair and agony Friday after the ouster of their teams, Uruguay and Brazil, from the 2018 World Cup. Brazilian fans, including thousands of Caribbean soccer fanatics, cried openly as the South American giants lost to Belgium 1-2 in their quarter final match-up while ...

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