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Caribbean Sports – Caribbean Teen Stuns At BAUHAUS-galan Meet In Stockholm

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 11, 2018: A 19-year-old Caribbean teen has stunned the world of long jump and could become the sports new king after his incredible performance at the BAUHAUS-galan meet in Stockholm Sunday. Cuban national Juan Miguel Echevarria jumped an astonishing 8.83m, a jump that was nearly out of the sand ...

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Haitian Immigrant Gets US Citizenship Revoked And Jail Time

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, TAMPA, FL, Mon. June 11, 2018: A Haitian immigrant has had her U.S. citizenship revoked and sentenced to jail time after being found guilty of lying about her name to become naturalized. Enite Alindor, also known as Odette Dureland, will have to spend the next five months in federal prison even as authorities moved ...

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Haitian Immigrant Gets US Citizenship Revoked And Jail Time

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, TAMPA, FL, Mon. June 11, 2018: A Haitian immigrant has had her U.S. citizenship revoked and sentenced to jail time after being found guilty of lying about her name to become naturalized. Enite Alindor, also known as Odette Dureland, will have to spend the next five months in federal prison even as authorities moved ...

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Caribbean Nationals React To Passing Of Anthony Bourdain – The Caribbean Visits

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 8, 2018: Caribbean nationals likes millions of his fans around the world, flocked to social media Friday morning as news broke of the reported suicide of famed chef turned author and travel show host, the ‘No BS, No Holds Barred, No Reservations’ brother, Anthony Bourdain. The New Jersey native, who was found dead ...

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IT’S ON – Caribbean American Congresswoman Agrees To Debate Primary Challenger

News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. June 5, 2018:  The on-again, off-again debate between a New York Caribbean American Congresswoman and her challenger is now on-again! Congresswoman Yvette Clarke of NY’s 9th congressional district, has now agreed to debate her Democratic Congressional Primary challenger, Adem Bunkeddeko, ahead of the June 26th election according to Kings County Politics. Clarke, the daughter of ...

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Marijuana News – Will This New Caribbean Government Follow Canada And Decriminalize Marijuana?

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 8, 2018: A newly-elected Caribbean government says it will consider the issue of decriminalizing marijuana even as Canada on Thursday night voted to approve the legalization of recreational pot with a vote of 56 to 30. The Barbados Labor Party, (BLP), government, made the disclosure this week in the Throne ...

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Latin America – Death Toll From Guatemala Earthquake Passes 100

News Americas, GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, Fri. June 8, 2018: The death toll from Sunday’s powerful earthquake in Guatemala has climbed past 100. As of late yesterday, officials said the death toll was put at 109, according to the Central American country’s disaster and forensic agency. Rescuers were still searching for survivors from the eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala ...

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Award Winning Jamaican Jazz Maestro Gets Ready For Busy Round Of Caribbean American Heritage Month Performances

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 7, 2018: Over five decades of performances and more than 70 CDs later, award-winning Jamaican jazz maestro, Monty Alexander, is still thrilling jazz fans and introducing newbies to the genre with style. And this June, he is getting ready to do it all over again, as he gears up for a busy National Caribbean ...

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Two Caribbean Leaders For G7 Summit Today

By NAN Contributor News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. June 8, 2018: Two Caribbean leaders will be present at this year’s G7 in Canada, even though the Caribbean is not a member of the affluent Group of Seven. Chairman of the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping, President Jovenel Moise of Haiti and Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness, are the two Caribbean ...

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