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Caribbean Nations With The Best Credit Ratings

The Cayman Islands has taken the number one spot for the best credit rating across the Caribbean. Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for NYCWFF) By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 19, 2016: Credit for individuals is everything and the same goes for countries globally. Every year, credit rating agencies like Standard & Poor, Moody’s and ...

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15 Funny Responses To Trump’s Ridiculous Stance On Immigration And Muslims

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 19, 2016: A wise person once coined the term “laughter is the best medicine” and it is indeed. While the serious issue of the GOP Presidential hopefuls’ tough and at times xenophobic stance on immigration, immigrant, Muslims and immigration reform is no laughing matter, many on social media including ...

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The Best Bargain Hotels In The Caribbean

Shannas Cove Resort, Cat Island, Out Islands, the Bahamas is the number one bargain hotel in the Caribbean. By NAN Lifestyle Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 19, 2016: Looking for a deal this winter? How about a bargain hotel in the Caribbean? The best bargain hotels are in as voted by TripAdvisor travelers. Here are the top ...

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Chris Gayle Salutes Young West Indies Cricket Stars

Daren Ganga presents Nicholas Pooran of the West Indies with the man of the match award after the the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2014 Quarter Final match between Australia and the West Indies at the Dubai Sports City Cricket Stadium on February 23, 2014 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Francois Nel – IDI/IDI via Getty Images) By ...

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Mondongo Caribbean Style

By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 19, 2016: Recently I was asked by some  of the readers of my column to list  my 10 favorite Caribbean  dishes. My 10 favorite Caribbean dishes are as follows: Curried goat with white rice Chicken Roti Oil down Cou cou with flying fish Black Rice with Griot Ackee and Saltfish ...

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Obama’s America – Episode # 264 – Skin Color. … Really?

Front Page of the Feb. 17, 2016 New York Times. By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 19, 2016: Once again I have put aside my planned subject for this new episode after I read a story on the front page of Thursday’s New York Times. It speaks so well to the entire concept of this series ...

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Pope Francis Shows Rare Moment Of Rage In Mexico

Pope Francis showed rare but visible anger in Mexico. By NAN Contributor News Americas, CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico, Thurs. Feb. 18, 2016: Pope Francis surprisingly got angry with an overly zealous fan in the Mexican heat as the pontiff wrapped up his first trip to the Central American nation that is home to millions of Catholics. Pope Francis, according to video ...

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James River Group Holdings Reports Fourth Quarter Results

News Americas, PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Feb. 17, 2016: James River Group Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:JRVR) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2015. J. Adam Abram, Chairman and CEO of James River Group Holdings, Ltd. commented, “We earned a 13% operating return on average tangible equity in 2015, underwrote to a 94% combined ratio, and begin ...

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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Day – Indian Sadhu

A Ciao Willy of the Day Flash Back: Naked Indian sadhus showing off bodily feats involving penance in Gangasagar transit camp at Kolkata on the occasion of Makar Sankranti on January 11, 2016, a holy day of the Hindu calendar considered to be of great religious significance in Hindu mythology. (Photo by Tanmoy Bhaduri/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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These Caribbean Nations Saw A Drop Off In Tourist Arrivals In 2015

Suriname saw the biggest drop off in tourists for 2015 according to the CTO data. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 17, 2016: The Caribbean region as a whole saw a spike in tourists last year with over 28 million stop-over arrivals, according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO), latest data released Tuesday. But while ...

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