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Caribbean In The World Cup

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 6, 2018: Of course, by now, almost everyone knows there are no Caribbean teams at the World Cup, much less in the quarter-finals. But did you know there are two Caribbean-born player and several of Caribbean heritage who will represent teams who have made it all the way to ...

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Caribbean In The World Cup

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 6, 2018: Of course, by now, almost everyone knows there are no Caribbean teams at the World Cup, much less in the quarter-finals. But did you know there are two Caribbean-born player and several of Caribbean heritage who will represent teams who have made it all the way to ...

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GoFundMe Raises Over 100,000 For Family Of Woman Killed In Bahamas

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 6, 2018: A GoFundMe campaign for the family of the woman killed on June 30th in the Bahamas following a tour boat explosion has so far raised over $112,000 of its $125,000 goal. The account was set up on July 3rd, 2018 by Carol Smith-Wooden to help the son ...

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Does This Indian Model Look Like Rihanna?

By NAN ET Editor  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 6, 2018: An Indian model, who once faced discrimination for her dark skin, is now getting more attention and gigs after being compared to Rihanna. Renee Kujur, a model from Chhattisgarh, India, says comparisons of her look to Bajan star Rihanna changed everything for her. It wasn’t until a ...

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Dancehall Star Vybz Kartel Appeal Trial Starts Next Week

By NAN ET Editor  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 6, 2018: Dancehall star, Vybz Kartel’s appeal trial is set to get underway on Monday, July 9th in Kingston. Kartel’s appeal case is set to begin in the Jamaica Court of Appeal. It’s been four years since Kartel has been waiting to present his case in front of the ...

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Rapper Nicki Minaj Paying For Some Of Her Fans To Go To College

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 6, 2018: Trinidad-born rapper, Nicki Minaj, is paying for some of her fans to go to college, Billboard reports. The “Barbie Tingz” rapper announced the “Student of the Game” scholarship on Friday was awarded to 37 college students. The scholarship would pay off their college tuition or student loans. ...

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F-Brexit Says Reggae’s Shaggy

By NAN ET Editor  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 6, 2018: Grammy-winning, Jamaican reggae singer, Shaggy, who is celebrating renewed fame for his duet with Sting, has gone on a rant against Brexit, much to the amusement of the former Police front-man. The Jamaican musician said: “It is stupid. England was built not just by Englishmen. The other ...

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West Indies Demolish Bangladesh

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 6, 2018: West Indies fans gathered at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua this week were in for a treat as the Windies team demolished Bangladesh on home soil. West Indies’ fast bowlers rocked again Bangladesh Thursday, reducing them to 62 for 6 in the final hour of ...

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Caribbean Born Player Drafted To The NHL

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 6, 2018: A Caribbean-born player was recently selected as the 199th overall in the seventh and final round of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. He is Jamaican Jermaine Loewen, who was born in Mandeville, Jamaica and has played with the Kamloops Blazers since the 2014-2015 season. Loewen joins the ...

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Soccer Sculptures Erected In Brazil

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 6, 2018: The World Cup fever has enveloped the streets of the Brazilian city Sao Paulo, with many colored soccer sculptures erected to cheer for its national football team competing in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Scores of rotatable football sculptures are being placed in different streets of the city. They ...

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