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Caribbean Entertainment – Sean Paul Returns To Work After Dad’s Death

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. June 1, 2018: Dancehall star Sean Paul was back at “work” Saturday, returning to the stage just days after announcing his father’s death. The 45-year-old performed next to British singer Dua Lipa at the Champions League Final in Kiev, Ukraine. The pair performed their hit single, ‘No Lies’ at the May 26th event. Garth Henriques, ...

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Caribbean Sports – West Indies Beat Rest Of The World XI At Lord’s

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 1, 2018: The West Indies cricket side beat a Rest of the World XI Thursday at Lord’s in the Hurricane Relief T20 Challenge clash. Evin Lewis slammed a 26-ball 58 to help the Windies to a win.  Lewis smashed five of the team’s 15 maximums as the team led by Carlos Brathwaite, amassed ...

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Caribbean News – Caribbean Briton Olympian Inducted Into Derby Walk Of Fame

News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. June 1, 2018: A British-Caribbean Olympic athlete has made history after becoming one of 10 people to be inducted into the first “Made In Derby” Walk of Fame in Derby, England. Kingston, Jamaica-born Louis George Martin, MBE, considered one of Britain’s greatest-ever weightlifter, was inducted over the weekend posthumously. He was from the Windrush generation ...

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Trump Proclaims June National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

By NAN Staff Writer  News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. June 1, 2018: For the second year since taking office,the 45th US President has followed the path of both Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama in declaring June National Caribbean-American Heritage. In his 2018 proclamation, Donald Trump, whose anti-immigrant policies has impacted many Caribbean immigrants, especially Haitians, noted that “Caribbean ...

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Latin America News – Nicaragua Protest Turns Deadly

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 1, 2018: At least two people were killed and over 12 injured in a massive march against President Daniel Ortega’s government in Nicaragua on Wednesday. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of Nicaragua’s capital calling for the resignation of President Daniel Ortega and his wife and vice-president Rosario Murillo, and ...

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Medical Marijuana Real Estate Loans Now Available In The Caribbean

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. June 1, 2018: As Caribbean nations continue to focus on legalizing medical marijuana in the region, financing for loans to grow and funding for commercial buildings has become a top priority. To cater to this need, Invest Caribbean Now, the global private sector investment agency of the Caribbean, is now offering the option of loans ...

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Guess What This Caribbean Bank Head Is Urging Ahead Of Another Hurricane Season?

News Americas, ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Thurs. May 31, 2018: As the 2018 hurricane season commences tomorrow, Friday June 1st, the President of the Caribbean Development Bank is urging regional leaders to climate-proof their countries’ energy systems. Dr. Wm. Warren Smith, in opening remarks at the Bank’s 48th Annual Meeting in Grenada today, said for too long the response by regional ...

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U.S. Says Rastas Face Discrimination In These Caribbean Countries

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. May 30, 2018: The U.S. State Department on Tuesday said Rastafarians in some Caribbean countries are still facing varied forms of discrimination. In its latest ‘International Religious Freedom Report for 2017,’ the US government said that Rastafarians claim they continue to face various forms of social discrimination in Barbados, Dominica, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, ...

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Caribbean News – Here Is The Full Cabinet Of The New Barbados Government

News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Weds. May 30, 2018: Over the weekend, Barbados’ first elected female Prime Minister, Mia Mottley named her Cabinet after being sworn in officially on Friday, March 25, 2018. The new cabinet consists of 30 members and 12 senators. Referring to what some people consider a “gigantic Cabinet,” she said: “My Cabinet will be relatively large because I ...

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This Caribbean Island Makes History With Election Of First Female PM

By NAN Contributor News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. May 25, 2018: History was made in a 167 square miles Eastern Caribbean nation that is home to over 277,000 people yesterday, as voters there elected its first female prime minister by handing her party a landslide victory. Mia Amor Mottley, 52, of the opposition Barbados Labour Party, (BLP), will be the ...

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