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These Three Officials Have Been Banned For Life By FIFA

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 21, 2018:  Three FIFA officials have been banned from football for life for their roles in the widespread corruption scandal at the governing body. They are Aaron Davidson, former board chairman of the North American Soccer League (NASL) and former president of Traffic Sports USA, a sports marketing company; ...

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Call Him Cricket Ambassador Chanderpaul

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 21, 2018: Former West Indies captain, Guyanese Shivnarine Chanderpaul, can now add Cricket Ambassador to his resume. The top cricketer has been selected to as an ambassador by Cricket West Indies, (CWI), for the upcoming ICC Women’s World T20. Chanderpaul, 44, has joined the Windies Ambassador Program, and along with ...

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U.S. Designates Two Caribbean Born Nationals ISIS Financiers

By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Sept. 20, 2018: The U.S. government on Wednesday designated two Caribbean nationals as financiers of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, (ISIS). The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, (OFAC) took the action against Syria-based, Trinidad-born, US citizen, Emraan Ali and Trinidad-based national, Eddie Aleong. The US ...

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New York Memorial For Botham Jean

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 19, 2018: A memorial service for Dallas Police shooting victim, Caribbean immigrant Botham Shem Jean, is set to be held in Brooklyn this evening, September 19, 2018. The service is being led by Saint Lucian and Caribbean clergy and community leaders to celebrate the life of the St. Lucian-born Jean. ...

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New York Memorial For Botham Jean

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 19, 2018: A memorial service for Dallas Police shooting victim, Caribbean immigrant Botham Shem Jean, is set to be held in Brooklyn this evening, September 19, 2018. The service is being led by Saint Lucian and Caribbean clergy and community leaders to celebrate the life of the St. Lucian-born Jean. ...

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Former Manager Pleads Guilty In Pesticide Poisoning Of Family On Caribbean Vacation

By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Sept. 18, 2018: The former branch manager of Terminix International USVI has copped a guilty plea in the 2015 pesticide poisoning of Delaware family on vacation in the Caribbean island of St. John. Jose Rivera, 58, pleaded guilty Monday to four counts of an indictment charging violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide ...

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Trinidad And Tobago Make It Third Win At CPL T20 Tourney

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018: Defending CPL 2017 champions, Trinidad and Tobago, have retained the title and bragging rights in the CPL T20 2018 tourney. Despite a rain affected game at the Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad, the host team won over Guyana by 8 wickets to claim their third win in the CPL series. The ...

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Trinidad And Tobago Make It Third Win At CPL T20 Tourney

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018: Defending CPL 2017 champions, Trinidad and Tobago, have retained the title and bragging rights in the CPL T20 2018 tourney. Despite a rain affected game at the Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad, the host team won over Guyana by 8 wickets to claim their third win in the CPL series. The ...

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Arrest Made In Killing Of Caribbean Roots Correction Officer

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018: A 30-year-old man has been arrested in the murder of a Caribbean-roots, NYC correction officer. Gifford Hunter, 30, a Metropolitan Transportation Authority, (MTA), bus maintenance worker of Queens, has been arrested on murder and other charges in the death of Guyanese-roots Jonathan Narain, also of Queens, NY, according to the New ...

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