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A David Versus Goliath Election Race Is Coming to Brooklyn

By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 2, 2018: Is Adem Bunkeddeko a young Barack Obama from Brooklyn? We will find out in a few months on Primary Day, June 26, 2018, when he challenges veteran Caribbean-American Congresswoman Yvette Clarke for her seat in the U.S. Congress. While Congresswoman Clarke may not look like the Goliath of ...

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A David Versus Goliath Election Race Is Coming to Brooklyn – Its Adem Bunkeddeko Versus Yvette Clarke

By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 2, 2018: Is Adem Bunkeddeko a young Barack Obama from Brooklyn? We will find out in a few months on Primary Day, June 26, 2018, when he challenges veteran Caribbean-American Congresswoman Yvette Clarke for her seat in the U.S. Congress. While Congresswoman Clarke may not look like the Goliath of ...

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SPOTLIGHT ON BLACK HISTORY MONTH – 7 Caribbean Nationals In US Black History You Should Know

Compiled By NAN News Editor News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Feb. 2, 2018: It’s Black History Month in the US and as has now become a norm – lost in the shuffle – is that significant contribution of Caribbean nationals in the annals of US’ black history. Here are seven you should know from The Bahamas and Barbados: THE BAHAMAS ...

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Caribbean News – Will Tillerson Have To Apologize For S-Hole Comment During Jamaica Visit?

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Feb. 2, 2018: News that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Jamaica on the final leg of his Latin America trip has stirred some on social media to question whether the country’s top diplomat will be asked to apologize or explain his boss’ alleged s-hole comments on January. Time will tell as Tillerson is ...

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This Caribbean Nation Had 62 Murders In January Alone

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Feb. 2, 2018: A Caribbean nation has just recorded the bloodiest January in history. Trinidad and Tobago recorded 62 murders last month – the highest number of murders in the month of January for any one year. This surpasses the January 2008 figure, when 57 people were killed. In January 2017, the figure was 52. ...

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Yellow Fever Toll Rises To 81 In Brazil

News Americas, RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Fri. Feb. 2, 2018: Brazil’s Health Ministry said on Tuesday that the regional yellow fever outbreak has killed 81 people in the Latin American country. According to the ministry, a total of 213 yellow fever cases have been confirmed in Brazil since July 2017. Out of the 1,080 suspected cases in total, 432 were discharged ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Sean Paul For Orlando’s Universal’s Mardi Gras Celebration

  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 2, 2018: Grammy Award-winning Jamaican reggae artist, Sean Paul, is set to kick-off the Universal Mardi Gras celebration in Orlando this Saturday, February 3rd. Paul, who has scored hits with his album “Dutty Rock” and such singles as “Gimmie the Light,” “Get Busy” and “Cheap Thrills,” will preform that Universal’s Music Plaza ...

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Caribbean Sports – Asafa Powell, Omar McLeod Lead Jamaican Line-Up At Millrose Games

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Feb. 2, 2018: Olympic gold medalists Asafa Powell and Omar McLeod are among a high-powered Jamaican team set for the NYRR Millrose Games this Saturday, Feb. 3rd. Other Jamaicans — such as middle-distance runners Natoya Goule, Simoya Campbell, Kimarra McDonald, Aisha Praught Leer and distance runner Kemoy Campbell are also in the lineup for the ...

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Caribbean Sports – Bolt Readies For Make Or Break Trial With Bundesliga

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Feb. 2, 2018: Triple Olympic champion, Jamaican Usain Bolt, has said he is very concerned about his fitness level ahead of a make or break trial with Bundesliga club, Borussia Dortmund, in a month. “I am very unfit, very, very unfit. I am going to try and get fit for the trials with Borussia Dortmund ...

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Caribbean Business – Net Worth Of The Caribbean Roots Artists From The 2018 Grammys

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 2, 2018: A lot has been said this week of the “Caribbean takeover” of the 2018 Grammy’s on Sunday night. But while many have reported on the obvious – the performances by Shaggy and Rihanna as well as Puerto Rican singers Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi and wins by ...

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