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Caribbean Roots Actress Not Black Enough For Nina Simone Role?

Actress Zoe Saldana plays Nina Simone left. (David Redfern/Redferns, Frazer Harrison/Getty) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri. Mar. 4, 2016: A Hollywood actress whose roots extend to the Caribbean nations of Puerto Rico, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, is facing severe criticism for accepting and playing the role of soul singer, Nina Simone. Zoe Saldana who ...

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Andrew Holness Is PM Of Jamaica Again

Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen (left), presents the Instrument of Appointment to Prime Minister, Most Hon. Andrew Holness, during Thursday’s (March 3) swearing in ceremony, at King’s House. Looking on is the Governor-General’s Aide-de-Camp (ADC), Captain Fenekie Rowe. (JIS Image) By NAN Contributor News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Mar. 4, 2016: Jamaica Labor Party’s Andrew Holness ...

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20 Caribbean, Latin American Nations Named Major Money Laundering Countries

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Mar. 3, 2016:  Twenty Caribbean and Latin American nations have been named by the U.S. as “major money laundering” countries in the 2016 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) from the U.S. State Department released Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2016. A major money laundering is defined by statute as one “whose financial ...

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The Best Small Hotels In The Caribbean

By NAN Lifestyle Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 4, 2016: Small hotels are serving up service and great options across the Caribbean region, especially in Jamaica, and many are being lauded by TripAdvisor travelers. Here are the top 10 compiled by News Americas Now: The Trident Hotel, Jamaica. 1: The Trident Hotel, Jamaica: The Trident Hotel located ...

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Work Of Jamaican Artist And 9/11 Victim Finds Home At NC Museum

Jamaican-born artist’s Tar Baby versus St. Sebastian is now on display permanently in the NCMA. By NAN ET Editor News Americas, RALEIGH, NC, Mar. 4, 2016: It’s been over 14 years since Jamaican-born artist and sculptor Michael Richards’ life was suddenly snuffed out by terrorists who attacked the World Trade Center in New York City. But today, a piece that ...

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Undocumented Immigrants Are Paying Taxes Mr. Trump!

  New Jersey Governor Presidential frontrunner Donald Trump with new sidekick, NJ Governor Chris Christie, following Super Tuesday wins. (Photo Credit: John Moore) By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 4, 2016: Last November, when Donald Trump appeared on CNN, he, as usual, pushed back against host Erin Burnett when she insisted that undocumented immigrants contribute ...

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Caribbean Meat-Less Delights

By Minna Lafortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 4, 2016: Meat-less meals are now the rave. But this is a very normal way to eat in the Caribbean and among many persons in the Caribbean Diaspora, at least once or twice per week especially during the Lenten season. For  many Catholics, preparing meatless meals in Fridays  are a ...

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Obama’s America – Episode # 266 – Real Power In Obama’s America

How About A Mannequin For President? By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 4, 2016: Again the entire thesis of Obama’s America is in each episode taking a different look at the REALITY of Obama’s America Not the campaign rhetoric that got him elected or The White House spin machine that works 24/7 to convince us Barack ...

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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Day – West Ham United

Can you spot the Ciao Willy moment of Michail Antonio of West Ham United who celebrates scoring his team’s first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Sunderland at Boleyn Ground on February 27, 2016 in London, England? (Photo Credit: Charlie Crowhurst)

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17 Caribbean, Latin American Nations Named As Major Drug Producing Or Transit Countries

U.S. Coast Guard crew interdicts a drug smuggling, self-propelled semi-submersible (SPSS) vessel carrying cocaine in the western Caribbean Sea. (Photo Credit: U.S. Coast Guard/file photo) Compiled By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Mar. 3, 2016: Seventeen Caribbean and Latin American nations have been named by the U.S. as “major illicit drug producing and/or drug-transit countries.” According to ...

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