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Paraguay Football Association Head Jailed

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Aug. 30, 2018: Juan Angel Napout, the former president of the  Paraguayan Football Association and South America’s football governing body Conmebol, will have to spend the next nine years of his life in jail for his part in the FIFA bribery scandal. Napout, 60, was found guilty in December last ...

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Paraguay Football Association Head Jailed

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Aug. 30, 2018: Juan Angel Napout, the former president of the  Paraguayan Football Association and South America’s football governing body Conmebol, will have to spend the next nine years of his life in jail for his part in the FIFA bribery scandal. Napout, 60, was found guilty in December last ...

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Paraguay Football Association Head Jailed

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Aug. 30, 2018: Juan Angel Napout, the former president of the  Paraguayan Football Association and South America’s football governing body Conmebol, will have to spend the next nine years of his life in jail for his part in the FIFA bribery scandal. Napout, 60, was found guilty in December last ...

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This Latin American Player Is Through To The Third Round Of The Open

By NAN Contributor News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Thurs. August 30, 2018: A Latin American top seeded tennis player on Wednesday barreled his way into the third round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows Park in Corona, Queens. Third-seeded Juan Martin del Potro, 29, of the South American nation of Argentina, completed a convincing 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 victory over American ...

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This Latin American Player Is Through To The Third Round Of The Open

By NAN Contributor News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Thurs. August 30, 2018: A Latin American top seeded tennis player on Wednesday barreled his way into the third round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows Park in Corona, Queens. Third-seeded Juan Martin del Potro, 29, of the South American nation of Argentina, completed a convincing 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 victory over American ...

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This Latin American Player Is Through To The Third Round Of The Open

By NAN Contributor News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Thurs. August 30, 2018: A Latin American top seeded tennis player on Wednesday barreled his way into the third round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows Park in Corona, Queens. Third-seeded Juan Martin del Potro, 29, of the South American nation of Argentina, completed a convincing 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 victory over American ...

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Cuban American Journalist Could Replace Ros-Lehtinen

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, Fl, Weds. Aug. 29, 2018: A Cuban-American journalist was making news Tuesday night instead of reporting the news after winning the Florida Republican Primary in House District 27 to replace Cuban-born Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. Maria Elvira Salazar beat out a crowded GOP field that included two Cuban natives and former Miami-Dade County ...

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Haitian Born Florida State Senator Loses Seat

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, Fl, Weds. Aug. 29, 2018: Haitian-born, Florida State Senator, Daphne Campbell, lost her seat in Florida elections held Tuesday. Campbell, who was elected to represent Florida’s District 38 eight years ago in the state legislature, lost to wealthy former prosecutor Jason Pizzo, who captured 54.2 percent of the vote in Senate District. ...

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Puerto Rico – Donald Trump’s Katrina?

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Weds. Aug. 29, 2018: On October 3, 2017, US President Donald Trump told Puerto Rican officials they should be “very proud” that hundreds of people hadn’t died after Hurricane Maria as they did in “a real catastrophe like Katrina.” But now another study, this time by the Milken Institute School of ...

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Caribbean Roots Republican Loses Florida Primary Bid

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Weds. Aug. 29, 2018: Vennia Francois, the Caribbean-roots, Republican candidate for Florida’s 7th Congressional district, on Tuesday, August 28th, lost in her bid to become the party’s nominee for the November general election. Francois, a first-time candidate whose parents immigrated from the Bahamas, managed to secure just 16 percent or 7,230 ...

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