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Sentencing Of Guyana-Born, US Business Again Delayed

Ed Ahmad. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Mar. 14, 2016: The sentencing of Guyana-born US businessman Ed Ahmad, who pleaded guilty in 2012 to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and wire fraud, has been again delayed. This is likely the fourth time Ahmad’s sentencing has been postponed. He was originally due to be sentenced on ...

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Cuba’s Success Is Helping ‘Brand Caribbean’

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Mar. 11, 2016: When Airforce One lands in Havana on March 21st and President Obama and his wife Michelle disembark, the idea of visiting Cuba for most in the US will become the new normal. The pictures will speak louder than words: the President in Cuba’s beautiful if faded capital, at a ...

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Americas Nations Rock With Most Women Bosses

Until recently, Portia Simpson Miller was the “boss” in Jamaica. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 11, 2016: When it comes to the most women in top managerial positions, the Americas – the Caribbean and Latin America – definitely rule the roost globally and regionally! Good news for women’s rights in Women’s History Month indeed ...

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Obama’s America – Episode # 267 – Billion $$$ President

I Need A Lot Of Treasure! By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 11, 2016: Spoiler Alert … this episode concludes with a Bernie Sanders endorsement. Well President Obama has set the bar very high. The gold bar! But you knew that long ago long before the Times reported it. Because you read Obama’s America and we ...

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British Singer Joss Stone Remains On Reggae Chart

Joss Stone. (Photo Credit: Tim P. Whitby) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri. Mar. 11, 2016: English singer, songwriter and actress Joss Stone is keeping a solid position on the Billboard Reggae Chart after debuting there a record 31 weeks ago. The 28-year-old singer’s “Water For Your Soul” remained at number four on the chart this ...

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After Super Tuesday, Many Immigrants Worried

A Hispanic man’s sign during a protest against Donald Trump, front-runner for the Republican Presidential nomination, says it all. Photo By: Anadolu Agency) By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar.2016: The morning after Super Tuesday and a night spent considering which Caribbean nation could be my next home while tossing and turning contemplating my future in ...

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What Democratic US Presidential Contenders Are Saying About Puerto Rico

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton (R) and Bernie Sanders participate in the Univision and Washington Post democratic presidential debate at Miami Dade College in Miami, on March 9, 2016. (Photo Credit: GASTON DE CARDENAS) By NAN Contributor News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Fri. Mar. 11, 2016: Puerto Ricans may be unable to vote in US general elections but the ...

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Bolt Promises Special Jamaica Performance Ahead Of Rio

Six-time Olympic champion, Jamaican-born Usain St. Leo Bolt. By NAN Contributor News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Mar. 11, 2016: Six-time Olympic champion, Jamaican-born Usain St. Leo Bolt, this week promised a special performance on his home turf this June ahead of the Summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil. Bolt was on hand in Jamaica on Wednesday to help announce the inaugural ...

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South America’s Best Restaurants

Compiled By NAN Lifestyle Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mar. 11, 2016: Who said you have to travel to Europe or the U.S. for the best fine dining restaurants? South American restaurants are rising in the fine dining ranks. Here are the top 5 according to TripAdvisor: 1: La Bourgogne, Argentina Topping the list is Chef Jean Paul Bondoux’s ...

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