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Australian finishes 42 ½-hour marathon swim in Bahamas – Salt Lake Tribune

Australian finishes 42 ½-hour marathon swim in BahamasSalt Lake TribuneAustralian ultra-marathon swimmer Chloe McCardel gives the thumbs up sign as she rests on a boat off the Nassau coastline early Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014 after completing her world record marathon swim attempt. McCardel was severely dehydrated and ...McCardel eyes 200km-plus swimThe West Australianall 2 news articles » Continue reading →

PR News

New Mangrove Restoration Project for Jamaica

Share LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – This week the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation launches a year-long project to restore mangroves in Jamaica called the Jamaica Awareness of Mangroves In Nature (J.A.M.I.N.) project. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141010/151469 The venture, joined with … Continue reading →

New Mangrove Restoration Project for Jamaica

Share LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – This week the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation launches a year-long project to restore mangroves in Jamaica called the Jamaica Awareness of Mangroves In Nature (J.A.M.I.N.) project. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141010/151469 The venture, joined with … Continue reading →

FCCA Conference & Trade Show Helps Attendees Target Cruise Line Decision Makers and Maximize Cruise Tourism’s Benefits

Share PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The 21st annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Conference & Trade Show opened today, gathering about 1,000 cruise tourism stakeholders and 100 cruise executives, presidents and CEOs from the 15 FCCA Member … Continue reading →

Entertainment

Eagles-Cardinals clash pits two of NFL’s best – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeEagles-Cardinals clash pits two of NFL's bestBoston GlobeHere's a look at this weekend's NFL slate, with games ranked from most to least interesting: 1. Philadelphia (5-1) at Arizona (5-1), 4:05 p.m. (Fox): The Eagles and Cardinals have met 111 times previously, but never have they come into a matchup with ...and more » Continue reading →

Business

World Bank Exec. Urges Leveraging Of Young Caribbean Talents

Share Tweet By NAN Business News Editor News Americas, Montego Bay, Jamaica, Fri. Oct. 24, 2014: A senior official at the World Bank yesterday urged the Caribbean region to leverage its “young talents.” Delivering remarks at the 2014 High Level … Continue reading →

Sports

Judge has to have basic rules of cricket explained to her during planning dispute – Daily Mail

Daily MailJudge has to have basic rules of cricket explained to her during planning disputeDaily MailEast Meon Forge and Cricket Ground Protection Association is challenging East Hampshire District Council's decision to grant planning permission for an extension with a residential first floor over the single-storey former blacksmith's workshop.High Court judge baffled by cricket scoringBBC NewsBritish judge baffled by cricketing termsCricket CountryWhat are 6s and 4s, Asks UK Judge on Cricket-Related CaseOutlookall 16 news articles » Continue reading →

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Caribbean News

Stolen Peruvian Cultural Treasures Returned

Share Tweet Peruvian art returned. (US ICE image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Oct. 24, 2014: Several looted Peruvian artifacts smuggled into the United States during the last several years have been returned to the countries … Continue reading

Charged For Roles In Costa Rican Telemarketing Schemes

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Oct. 24, 2014: Two individuals were yesterday charged while a third pled guilty for roles in Costa Rican telemarketing schemes targeting U.S. residents. A California woman pleaded guilty Thursday … Continue reading

Bajan Wants To Be Mayor Of A Canadian City – A NAN First

Share Tweet Surrey Mayoral Hopeful John Edwards. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, Surrey, B.C., Fri. Oct. 24, 2014: A Barbadian-born immigrant is hoping to be the next mayor of Surrey, a city in the province of British Columbia, Canada. John … Continue reading

Caribbean American Congresswoman MIA From Congressional Immigration Letter To President – A NAN First

Share Tweet Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 23, 2014: Brooklyn, New York, Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, has consistently insisted she supports immigration reform. She is the … Continue reading

Dominican Republic Imposes Ebola Travel Ban

Share Tweet CBP Enhanced Ebola Screening at JFK Airport. (US CPB image)  By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Oct. 22, 2014: The Dominican Republic has joined other countries in the Caribbean in banning entry to foreigners who … Continue reading