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This Caribbean National’s Horse Just Ran In The Breeders’ Cup Classic

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, LOUISVILLE, KY, Mon. Nov. 4, 2018: A Caribbean national created history on Saturday Nov. 3, 2018, as his horse ran in the elite Breeders’ Cup Classic of 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky. Trinidad and Tobago national, Uriah St. Lewis’ horse, Discreet Lover, ran in the $6,000,000 race as the underdog. Ridden by Mexican-born jockey, Manuel Franco, ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Belize

Belize, a Caribbean country in Central America is known for its natural beauty and waterfalls. Most of the island’s magnificent waterfalls are located in the country’s western Cayo District. Among them is Big Rock Falls, a gorgeous 150 foot waterfall on the Privassion River in the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve in the Cayo District. It is perhaps why Belize saw an increase in tourist arrivals to ...

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Here’s What This Caribbean Roots Democratic Party Official Is Saying As We Count Down To Nov. 6th

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 2, 2018: With just four days to go until the much-anticipated Nov 6th midterm elections across the U.S, a top Caribbean roots Democratic Party official says the left is seeing “great momentum” in many states across the country. Appearing on Fox News “Outnumbered Overtime” Thursday, Michael Blake, the Jamaican-American Democratic ...

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Malaysian Believed To Be St. Kitts Passport Holder Indicted In New York

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 2, 2018: A Malaysian financier who is believed to also be the holder of a St. Kitts and Nevis Passport according to Malay authorities, was on Thursday indicted in New York City. A three-count criminal indictment was unsealed Thursday in federal court in the Eastern District of New York charging ...

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The Top 5 Caribbean Countries Where Its Easiest To Do Business

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 2, 2018: The World Bank Group this week released its latest global ranking on Doing Business for 2019 and only 3 Caribbean countries managed to rank about 100 globally out of a total of 190. So which Caribbean nations are the best to do business according to the World Bank? ...

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Beyonce’s Caribbean Born Hairstylist Designates Salon As Drop-Off Point For Trinidad Flood Donations

By NAN ET EDITOR News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 2, 2018: Beyonce’s Caribbean-born hair­stylist has designated his hair salon in Brooklyn, NY as a drop off point for the collec­tion of physical donations from those who wish to send items to the flood relief in the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Neal Farina, who was born in ...

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Will Reggae Be Placed On The UNESCO Cultural Heritage List?

By NAN ET EDITOR  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 2, 2018: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), is currently mulling over whether to include reggae music on its Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative List. UNESCO officials say they will release its decision later this month. Jamaica’s Culture Minister, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, recently announced that UNESCO technical ...

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Caribbean Sports – West Indies Lose ODI Series

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 2, 2018: The West Indies have ended their ODI series in India with a loss. India humbled the Windies by nine wickets in the final one-day international and took the five-match series 3-1 on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. The West Indies never really got going, batting first in humid ...

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Bob Marley Featured On Irish Football Club’s New Jersey

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 2, 2018: Reggae legend Bob Marley may be dead, but he is ‘stayin alive’ in many places, including on the new jersey of a popular Irish football club. The Dublin-based Bohemian FC, which plays in the Ireland Premiership Division, on Tuesday unveiled its 2019 away kit – a white ...

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This Top Cricketer Retires From International Cricket

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 2, 2018: Former Windies cricket captain, Dwayne Bravo, has announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket. While insisting that he has lost none of the passion for playing the game at the international level, the 35-year-old, who is still considered one of the world’s top T20 all-rounders, ...

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