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This Caribbean Nation Gets An Interim President

By NAN Staff Writer Newly elected Haitian Provisional President Jocelerme Privert speaks at the installation ceremony in the National Palace in Port-au-Prince on February 14, 2016. (Photo credit: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Feb. 16, 2016: After a week of being President-less, the Caribbean nation of Haiti has a new President.  Former Parliamentary head, Jocelerme Privert, ...

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10 Caribbean Nations Linked To The Most Swiss Accounts

By NAN Staff Writer HSBC headquarters in Switzerland. (Photo credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Feb. 15, 2016: A report from the D.C.-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has revealed billions of dollars held by many around the world including from the Caribbean or with ties to the region – in nearly 60,000 internal Swiss bank documents from 2006 ...

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Venezuela’s Collapse Has Happened

  Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Saint Lucia PM Kenny Anthony. By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Mon. Feb. 16, 2016: Hit hard by 75 percent plummeting crude oil prices over the last 19 months has been catastrophic for Venezuela. This is compounded by President Nicolás Maduro’s bad macroeconomic policy, socialist idiocy to placate the population, with phony ...

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Hinds’ Sight – Black Humanity: Race, Blackness, Obama and Granger

By Dr. David Hinds News Americas, PHOENIX, Arizona, Mon. Feb. 15, 2016: When Barack Obama assumed the presidency of the USA in 2008-09, Black people all over the world celebrated the occasion with tears of joy. Many non-Blacks were stunned at the depth of emotions. What’s the big deal, they asked? After all, it was just an election that was ...

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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Day – Donald Trump

  Artist Illma Gore is heating up social media with her rendition of a naked Donald Trump, shriveled Ciao Willy and all. As Gore tells it on Facebook, her “Make America Great Again” painting shows that “no matter what is in your pants, you can still be a big prick.” Happy Valentine’s Day! (Illma Gore image/Facebook)

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Jamaica Uses Reggae To Fight Zika – See The Catchy Video

By NAN ET Contributor News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sun. Feb. 14, 2016: Jamaica has given reggae to the world and now health officials are using the catchy musical genre in a fight against the Zika virus. As the mosquito-borne virus which health officials say can now be transmitted through semen spreads across the Caribbean and Latin America, the Jamaica government ...

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Zika – Now Another Sexually Transmitted Disease To Be Fearful Of

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, ATLANTA, GA, Feb. 13, 2016: A new sexually transmitted disease is giving people more reason to be fearful especially on this weekend of love – Valentine’s Day, and additional grounds for a woman to insist on condom use every time they have sex. The Centers For Disease Control says Zika, the mosquito-borne virus transmitted by ...

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Obama’s America – Episode # 263 – Returning To The Scene Of The ‘Crime’

Obama’s Apologist-In-Chief! By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 12, 2016: So I get an email from Obama’s big, big time buddy and well paid White House Advisor, aka Apologist Valerie Jarrett. How did she get my email? Maybe she is an avid reader of Obama’s America?  She should be! Anyway, thank you Valerie; you provided me ...

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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Day – George Clooney

What the heck is that in George Clooney’s pants? ‘Is that really his Ciao Willy at the 66th Berlinale International Film Festival Berlin at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 11, 2016 in Berlin, Germany? ‘Hail, Caesar!’ indeed!  (Photo by Chad Buchanan/GC Images)

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Black Americas-Born NBA Players Today

Compiled By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 12, 2016: Black sports star, many born in the Americas – Latin America and the Caribbean, continue to make their mark on sports across the U.S. including in the National Basketball Association (NBA) leagues. As the U.S. marks another Black History Month – now into week two – ...

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