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This Guyana-National Is Now A Senator

Guyana-born freshman politician Roxanne Persaud, r, is now a New York State Senator By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Nov. 5, 2015: A Guyana-born freshman politician is now a New York State Senator. Roxanne Jacqueline Persaud, who last year made history by becoming the first woman to represent the 59th Assembly District, on Tuesday night won the ...

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This Caribbean Icon Remains “Alive” On Richest Dead Celebrities List

The late great Bob Marley. By NAN ET Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 5, 2015: A Caribbean music icon who has been dead for 34 years remains very much “alive” on Forbes’ richest dead celebrities list. Caribbean-born reggae legend Bob Marley moved up one place from last year to take the fourth place on the magazine’s 2015 ...

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17 Caribbean Countries To Launch Initiatives On Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

       By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 5, 2015: Women entrepreneurs from 17 Caribbean nations will be joining their counterparts around the globe this November 19th to celebrate Women Entrepreneurship Day (WED). “To further cement our pillars and means of delivery we’ve appointed eight regional ambassadors representing the Caribbean, the European Union, Eastern Europe, Central ...

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Jamaican National Releases New Book

Richard Guy’s new book, ’50 Jamaican History Stories.’ By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 5, 2015: A Canada-based Jamaican national has released his second book focused again on the history of the country. Richard Guy’s new book, “50 Jamaican History Stories,” focuses on short stories from Jamaica’s 500 year history – from the coming of ...

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James River Group Holdings Reports Third Quarter Net Income of $19.0 Million

News Americas, PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Nov. 04, 2015:  James River Group Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:JRVR) today announced financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2015. J. Adam Abram, Chairman and CEO of James River Group Holdings, Ltd. commented, “My colleagues delivered strong returns, producing an 89.0% combined ratio. James River remains on track to earn a 12% ...

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Former UN General Assembly President Now Under House Arrest

Former UN General Assembly President Ashe was recently arrested on bribery charges. He is now under house arrest. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 4, 2015: John Ashe, the Antigua-born former President of the UN General Assembly, is out of jail and under house arrest. Judge Vernon S. Broderick released Ashe in time for Halloween ...

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Yes You Can Actually Be Fined For Slow Scoring

The Windies have been fined for slow scoring. By NAN Sports Writer News Americas, COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Weds. Nov. 4, 2015: Just when you thought the West Indies cricket team troubles couldn’t get any worst it has. New captain Jason Holder has been fined for a slow over-rate during the first One-Day International (ODI) against Sri Lanka in Colombo. Holder has ...

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This Caribbean Country Has A Fragrance With Its Name

The new fragrance – Tommy Bahamas St. Kitts. By NAN ET Writer News Americas, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Weds. Nov. 4, 2015: One Caribbean nation is boasting that it has a fragrance with its own name. Tommy Bahama, the iconic island lifestyle brand, has recently announced the launch of the ‘Tommy Bahama St. Kitts’ fragrance collection. Designed by perfumers Richard Herpin ...

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Human Parasites Cause Acne, Pimples, Blackheads & Whiteheads? Yuck!

ATLANTA, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – Most acne, pimples, blackheads and whiteheads are caused by parasites living on the human face and body.  Getting rid of the parasites by using natural topical treatments can stop acne in 3-4 months. Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis are mites that live in hair follicles and sebaceous glands.  Mites are found on the face, chest, ...

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This Caribbean-Born Star Is $25 Million Richer

Rihanna on the cover of FADER magazine. (Twitter image) By NAN ET Writer  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 3, 2015: A Caribbean-born star has just inked a deal that will add a millions to her bank account. Barbados-born star Rihanna has inked a $25 million deal with electronics conglomerate Samsung, according to the New York Post. The company ...

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