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US Burns Weed In This Caribbean Nation

Belizean security forces and U.S. Army’s Southern Command recently teamed up to help eradicate over 50,000 marijuana plants in the Central American nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Westin Warburton) News Americas, BELIZE CITY, Belize, Tues. Nov. 10, 2015: Weed may be legal in some U.S. states, but the federal government is doing its part to help tamp ...

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Context Is Everything In Venezuela’s Changing Relationship With CARICOM

  Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Saint Lucia PM Kenny Anthony. David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Nov. 10, 2015: As with so much in politics it is often what is not seen, said or fully understood that drives events. This is particularly so in the case of Venezuela’s changing relationship with the countries of CARICOM. In recent months ...

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Regional Lessons From The Gowdy Ghostbuster

  By Melanius Alphonse, ICIA AIPFM News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Tues. Nov. 10, 2015: Any objective analysis of the Hillary Clinton testimony debacle before the Benghazi Committee 8.0, chaired by US Rep Trey Gowdy and his team of Ghostbusters, so named for their blind persistence in chasing spectral issues with no real form or substance, reveals three things. After ...

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Light: Listen, Learn Love – The Essence of Diwali

Hindus celebrate Diwali today. By Annan Boodram News Americas, BRONX, NY, Tues. Nov. 10, 2015: Harking back to Diwali during childhood days in Guyana, one recalls a celebration that was about fostering community, camaraderie and caring relationships. These interactions were intertwined into the celebration of the messages and the lessons, of which the overriding one was the triumph of good ...

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Jamaica’s Legendary International Master Pianist For LA Performance

Grammy nominated Jazz maestro Monty Alexander is set to play Catalina Jazz Club. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Nov. 9 2015: Jamaica’s legendary award-winning international master pianist, Monty Alexander, fresh from a tour of Japan, will be taking his Harlem Kingston Express to Hollywood this weekend. Alexander, who has built a reputation exploring and bridging the worlds of American ...

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This U.S. Presidential Hopeful Was In The Caribbean

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson in Puerto Rico on Nov. 8, 2015. (Twitter image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Mon. Nov. 9, 2015: A U.S. Presidential hopeful took his campaign on the road to the Caribbean Sunday in a clear political pitch for some Hispanic votes. Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson visited the Caribbean island ...

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Worshipping Of Man As God

By Annan Boodram News Americas, BRONX, NY, Mon. Nov. 9, 2015: Why is it that Hindus are so quick to deify and worship humans as God? The concept of avatarhood (God manifested) has been so abused and exploited as to become meaningless, as individual after individual are transformed into avatars after their death, some of them even while they are ...

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Obama’s America – Episode # 249 – President Obama’s Medical Problems

The Doctor Will See You Now! By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 6, 2015:  No, No don’t worry; President Obama is fit as can be. Probably fitter than you and me. We Americans give him the best that money can buy as our President. He and his family want for nothing the best shelter, food, transportation, ...

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300 Plus Cuban Migrants Sent Packing In Weeks

A group of Cuban migrants recently nabbed south of Key West, FL. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Nov. 6, 2015: In just six week, over 300 Cuban migrants have been sent packing out of the U.S. despite a clear thaw in US-Cuba relations. The U.S. Coast Guard in Miami have had their hands full with Cubans ...

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Rural Caribbean Tourism: A New Opportunity?

  Jarabacoa in La Vega province in the DR. By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Nov. 6, 2015: One of my abiding memories of travelling in the Dominican Republic is of staying in a remote and beautiful mountainous area above Jarabacoa in La Vega province. For those who have never had the good fortune to visit the country’s ...

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