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World’s Largest Plantain Fritter Cooked In Panama

NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 18, 2019: (UPI) — A community in Panama set a Guinness World Record by cooking up a patacon, a type of plantain fritter common in Panamanian cuisine, that measured 11.2 feet in diameter and weighed 245.8 pounds. The Ipeti Embera indigenous Embera community worked with the Impacta company and a team of chefs to cook ...

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MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – OCT. 18, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 18, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending Oct. 18, 2019: Tyler Dooley, the Duchess of Sussex’s nephew, is using his family connections to sell a new strain of cannabis. Dooley has taken it upon himself to name a new strain of cannabis ...

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Caribbean Entertainment News Roundup

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for this week: This Dancehall Star Is Blasting Fast Food Giant Wendy’s Jamaican-born dancehall artiste Tanya Stephens is blasting fast food giant Wendy’s for denying her bathroom access. Stephens took to Instagram to put the ...

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Caribbean Sports Roundup

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 18, 2019: Here are the top stories making Caribbean sports news for the week ending, Oct. 18, 2019: Bahamas Born NBA Player Has Raised Over US $200 On GoFundMe Bahamas-born NBA Player, Buddy Hield, has so far raised more than $214,574 of his 1 million goal on GoFundMe to ...

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Business Should Play A Greater Role In Improving Caribbean Society

By David Jessop News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. Oct. 18, 2019: Older readers of this column may remember a time when most Caribbean economies were dominated by family owned and run companies. Often linked by a family name to an older generation of Caribbean businessman but much less so women, they were usually paternalistic, influential and often philanthropic. Such companies ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- Oct. 18, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. OCT. 18, 2019: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travel scene for the week-ending Oct.18, 2019: The Caribbean nation of Jamaica will see the first ‘Sunday Service’ event from rapper Kanye West today at its Emancipation Park in Kingston. Rappers Cardi B and Offset are in the Turks and Caicos, ...

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