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Colombia Death Toll Could Rise Higher

The devastation after intense flooding caused the Mocoa, Mulato and Sangucayo rivers in Colombia to burst their banks. (Instagram image) By NAN Contributor News Americas, BOGOTÁ, Colombia, Mon. April 3, 2017: The death toll in the March 31, 2017 Colombia flooding and landslide disaster could rise higher, officials said Sunday. So far the death toll has been put at 234 ...

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Colombian Citizens Nabbed With Heroin In Whiskey Box

By NAN Contributor News Americas, JAMAICA, N.Y., Mon. Mar. 3, 2017: Two Colombian citizens now face narcotics smuggling charges and are being prosecuted by the New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office after being busted by U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers at JFK International Airport in Queens, NY with heroin in a speaker and whiskey gift box. Andres ...

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West Indies Lose T-20 Series To Pakistan Despite Win Saturday

Evin Lewis led the Windies to win on Sat. April 1, 2017. By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Mon. April 3, 2017:  A chance at leveling the T20 international in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad seemed like a reality for the West Indies Sunday morning but by afternoon, that dream was dead. After a strong 7-wicket win on Saturday, led largely ...

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Caribbean National Designated A Global Terrorist

Specially Designated Global Terrorist, Caribbean-born Shane Dominic Crawford in an undated photo. By NAN Contributor  News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 31, 2017: The U.S. on Thursday designated a Caribbean national and four others as “Specially Designated Global Terrorists” or SDGTs. The Caribbean SDGT, Shane Dominic Crawford, was born in Trinidad & Tobago and is currently believed to be a ...

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Trump’s America – Episode #11 – Russian Madness

By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 31, 2017:  I am NO fan of Donald Trump. Did not vote for him and will not. But Trump’s America is about The Truth which is most important. Donald Trump is far from the only IDIOT or hypocrite in government. They are legions in the Republican, Democrat, Conservative, Liberal and ...

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Caribbean & Latin America Week In Photos

Students take part in a protest against Venezuelan President Nicola Maduro on the main highway in Caracas on March 30, 2017. Venezuela’s Supreme Court took over legislative powers Wednesday from the opposition-majority National Assembly, whose speaker accused leftist President Nicolas Maduro of staging a ‘coup.’ (Photo credit: JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 31, 2017: Here ...

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8 Caribbean Countries Where Utility Costs Are Higher Than The US

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 31, 2017: When it comes to basic utility costs in the Caribbean, nationals and residents in at least eight nations are paying way more on their monthly electricity, water and garbage bill than a US resident living in a similar 915 sq ft apartment. Cost of living data from ...

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Caribbean Sports In Brief – A Diaspora Organization Still Struggles To Support Athletes & More

West Indies’ Chadwick Walton (top) collides with Pakistan’s Ahmed Shehzad as he secures his wicket from a run-out attempt during the second of four-T20I-match between West Indies and Pakistan at the Queens Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad, on March 30, 2017. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) Compiled By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. ...

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Caribbean Entertainment News Round-Up – That Nia Long, Empire Feud And More

Actress Nia Long at the the BET 2017 American Black Film Festival Honors Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 17, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 31, 2017: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for the week-ending Mar. ...

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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Week – World Naked Bike Ride

                    It was a clear Ciao Willy moment recently in Cape Town, South Africa as participants of the World Naked Bike Ride descended on the city. The event is a global initiative to create awareness around environmental issues people face as well as the dangers encountered by cyclists on local roads. ...

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