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EU Urged To Review Agreements With Caribbean Countries Offering Passports For Sale

By NAN Contributor News Americas, LONDON, England, Thurs. Oct. 18, 2018:  A major global organization that fights against corruption is urging the European Union, (EU), to review its visa free agreements with Caribbean jurisdictions that offer citizenship and visa-free Schengen travel via Citizenship by Investment Programs, (CPIC). Transparency International, in a report issued Wednesday, urged the EU to consider following ...

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Call Her Grace Jones, O.J.

News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Oct. 17, 2018: No longer is she just Grace Jones – singer, model, actor – but Grace Jones, O.J. The famed Jamaican fashion icon, turned author and film producer, was on Monday, October 15th, conferred with the Order of Jamaica (OJ) by the Governor General of Jamaica, Sir Patrick Allen, at Kings House in Kingston. ...

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This Caribbean-Born Singer Will Spend The Next 8 Years In A US Jail

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 17, 2018:A Caribbean-born musician from Jamaica will spend the next 8 years in a US jail after being convicted of drug trafficking in Madison County. Patrick Beadle, also known as BlackFire, 46, was sentenced by Madison County Circuit Judge William in Mississippi, for marijuana he said he obtained legally in ...

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Crashed Plane With Guyanese Instructor Was Heading To South Carolina

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 16, 2018: A plane that crashed in the Hamptons over the weekend killing three, including the Guyana-born flight instructor, was actually heading to South Carolina. The twin-engine plane was bound for Charleston, South Carolina when it broke apart and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Long Island in New York ...

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Caribbean National Claims 2018 Alternative Nobel Literature Prize

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 15, 2018: An 81-year-old Caribbean national and author is the winner of this year’s alternative Nobel Literature Prize. Maryse Conde of Guadeloupe, a scholar of Francophone literature and Professor Emerita of French at Columbia University, won the award created to replace this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature. The prestigious literature ...

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This Caribbean National Is A Commonwealth Points Of Light Winner

By NAN Contributor News Americas, LONDON, England, Mon. Oct. 15, 2018: A Caribbean national has been named among the most recent Commonwealth Points of Light award winners. St Lucia’s Chelsea Foster, founder of ‘Girls of A Feather,’ a non-profit organization that aims to empower young women and girls, won for her exceptional voluntary service leading mentoring programs for disadvantaged girls. ...

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West Indies Lose Yet Again

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 15, 2018: The West Indies cricket side just can’t seem to hold it together as a team. Losing has become almost synonymous with the team much to the humiliation of many of its dwindling fan base. The Windies on Sunday again lost their two-test series, 2-0, in three days ...

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