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Caribbean Born NBA Star Calls It Quits As USVI Tourism Says Thanks

Bye Tim Duncan! – Oklahoma City Thunder Russell Westbrook (0) hugging San Antonio Spurs Tim Duncan after game at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Game 6. Oklahoma City, OK 5/12/2016 (Photo by Greg Nelson /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. July 12, 2016: After 19-years with the San Antonio Spurs of the NBA, Caribbean-born basketball ...

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This Caribbean Nation Has Flipped The Script On The U.S.

Tourists, young woman are boarding at a Piper, a private charter aircraft in The Bahamas. (Photo by EyesWideOpen/Getty Images) By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. July 12, 2016: While developed nations like the U.S. Canada and the UK have been quick to issue travel alerts on developing nations, one Caribbean nation has flipped the script on ...

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Gofundme Raise For Slain Mexican American Dallas Cop Passes $73K

Mexican American Dallas Cop Patrick Zamarripa with his girlfriend Kristie, L. and their two kids. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 11, 2016: A Gofundme page set up to raise funds to help support the family of slain Mexican American Dallas Cop Patrick Zamarripa has passed USD 73,000. Some 1,192 people contributed to the fund ...

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West Indies Draw Against India In President’s XI

WICB President’s XI squad batsman Shai Hope hits a boundary during the second day of a two-day tour match between India and WICB President’s XI squad at the Warner Park stadium in Basseterre, Saint Kitts, on July 10, 2016. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, BASSETERRE, St Kitts, Mon. July 11, 2016: The West Indies drew against India in ...

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Some Take To Web To Denigrate Slain Mexican American Dallas Cop

RIP Police Officer Patrick Zamarripa! By NAN Contributor News Americas, DALLAS, Texas, Fri. July 8, 2016: While the nation mourned and the American flag was lowered to half-staff, some were busy using the comments section of some web-based media to anonymously disparage the name of Mexican-American former Navy reservist and Marine veteran turned Police Officer Patrick Zamarripa, who was killed ...

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Unarmed Blacks And Latinos Killed By U.S. Police So Far This Year

Family and friends of Delrawn Small held a rally and a candlelight vigil at the corner Bradford and Atlantic Ave in Brooklyn, recently to remember Small who was gunned down following a road rage incident by an off-duty NYPD officer on July 4, 2016. (Photo by Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) Compiled By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW ...

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Former Trinidad & Tobago PM To Be Laid To Rest

Former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning passed away on July 2, 2016. By NAN Contributor News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Fri. July 8, 2016: Former Trinidad & Tobago Prime Minister Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning is set to be laid to rest following a state funeral tomorrow, July 9, 2016, in Port of Spain. PM Manning’s funeral comes ...

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How One Reggae Artist Is Using A Popular Fitness Trend

Reggae’s Shaggy By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 8, 2016: Jamaican-born reggae artist Shaggy – famous for hits like “Boombastic,” “It Wasn’t Me” and “Angel” –  is now tapping in to the popular fitness trend Zumba to promote his new song. Shaggy, who recently released an infectious song that features the classic reggae rhythm mixed ...

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Five Things You Should Know About The Caribbean’s Latest Challenge

Chairman of the CARICOM Conference of Heads and Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit. (CARICOM.ORG image) By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 8, 2016: A major banking crisis is facing the Caribbean region and the issue made its way to the top of the agenda of leaders of 15 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) who gathered in ...

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