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Former Clinton Counsel Promoting Caribbean Citizenship Programs

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Nov. 20, 2015: Lanny Jesse Davis, former special counsel to President Bill Clinton,  has suddenly taken an interest in the citizenship programs offered by several Caribbean countries. Davis, who also served as a spokesperson for the President and the White House on matters concerning campaign-finance investigations and other legal issues between 1996 ...

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Is Rihanna About To Become A Weed Mogul?

Rihanna in Hawaii smoking a joint. By NAN ET Writer News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri. Nov. 20, 2015: The rumor mill is buzzing that Bajan singer, actress, entrepreneur and self-confessed weed smoker may soon become a seller of the herb. While the “Bitch Better Have My Money” singer hasn’t confirmed the news herself, several ET news sources are claiming ...

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Jamaican Woman Busted With Coke

The 10 thumb-sized pellets found on Camella Simone Whyte. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, BALTIMORE, MD, Fri. Nov. 20, 2015: A 31-year-old Jamaican woman will face prosecution in Maryland for allegedly smuggling more than four ounces of cocaine into the U.S. inside her body. Camella Simone Whyte was busted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the ...

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Another Blow To Young Undocumented Immigrants

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 20, 2015: Recently, the Boulder Weekly newspaper of Colorado ran a story on Venancio Noya, a Mexican immigrant who was brought to the state from Veracruz, Mexico by his parents at age 5 for better medical treatment and a better quality of life for the disease Spina Bifida, or ...

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The Nineteen Hour Direct Flight Has Arrived

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Nov. 20, 2015: The longest time I have ever spent on a plane in the air is just under fourteen hours. It was not intended, but the flight I was on between London and Dallas Fort Worth experienced a severe in-flight weather delay while an extensive storm crossed the Dallas region causing ...

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The Rise Of The Jamaican Patty

By Minna LaFortune  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov.19, 2015: The Jamaican patty is a popular snack in Jamaica and has now made its way to several metropolitan cities around the world, especially where Jamaicans and other Caribbean nationals live. It is a savory snack that evolved from the introduction of Cornish pastry in the Caribbean and can be found ...

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The Drivers Of The Caribbean’s Future In Geo-Politics

  Guyana President David Granger in Saudi Arabia. By  David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Thurs. Nov. 19, 2015: It is the long game that matters. It is therefore not surprising that Guyana’s President, David Granger, and Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro met separately in Riyadh with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Bin Abdulaziz in Al Saud when they attended recently the ...

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Falling On The Ideological Sword

By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Weds. Nov. 19, 2015: In the shadow of imminent difficulties on the horizon, there is sufficient cause to the shenanigans of the Kenny Anthony-led administration on policy matters pertaining to value added tax (VAT); the proposed implementation of the citizenship by investment program (CIP); and what amounts to dithering over judicial reform ...

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South American Gamers Buck The Region’s Economic Trend

By NAN Sports Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 18, 2015: Sales patterns for toys and games in Latin America reflect both the economy and priorities of the region – and the picture conjured up is not necessarily …

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