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6 Lesser Known Caribbean Nationals In US Black History

Compiled By NAN News Editor News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Feb. 9, 2018: There are many Caribbean nationals who contributed to the Black history of the United States and to the country overall. Here are six lesser known Caribbean Americans you should know, including two from that famous “s-hole” Caribbean nation. They are: 1: Jeremiah G. Hamilton Jeremiah G. Hamilton, ...

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Caribbean Entertainment Round-Up – Rapper Cardi B In Trinidad

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 9, 2018: Trinidad-roots rapper Cardi B was in Trinidad for the Big Bad Soca show. The singer, who has both Trini and Dominican roots, was part of the event, headlined by Bunji Garlin and featuring soca’s heavyweight champ Machel Montano. Prior to the performance, Cardi B underscored that being in Trinidad was “like ...

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Caribbean Entertainment Round-Up – Rapper Cardi B In Trinidad

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 9, 2018: Trinidad-roots rapper Cardi B was in Trinidad for the Big Bad Soca show. The singer, who has both Trini and Dominican roots, was part of the event, headlined by Bunji Garlin and featuring soca’s heavyweight champ Machel Montano. Prior to the performance, Cardi B underscored that being in Trinidad was “like ...

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Caribbean Entertainment Round-Up – Call Her Fundraiser Extraordinaire

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 9, 2018: From singer to actress to entrepreneur to fundraiser? Bajan star Rihanna keeps on shining, helping to raise over USD 2 billion for global education in under-served communities over the weekend. Rihanna, head of the Clara Lionel Foundation, was the global ambassador at the conference for the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), ...

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Caribbean Entertainment Round-Up – Count-Down To Trinidad Carnival Begins

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 9, 2018: Three junior monarchs have been crowned in Trinidad. Duane Ta’Zyah O’Connor is the 2018 Junior Calypso Monarch, while Desle Julien and Sergio Camejo tied for first place in the Junior Soca Monarch competition. O’Connor, the 15-year-old St Mary’s College pupil and son of former National Calypso Monarch Duane O’Connor, sang “Man ...

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Caribbean Sports – West Indies Cricket Squad Gears Up To Face England

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 9, 2018: The West Indies A squad is gearing up to face squad to face England Lions in the three, four-day “test” matches starting this Sunday, Feb. 11th. Among those making the team is left-handed opener Kieran Powell, batsman Jermaine Blackwood, wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich, all-rounder Raymon Reifer, left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican and fast ...

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Caribbean Sports – Bahamas’ Shaunae Miller Uibo Wins At Millrose

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 9, 2018: Bahamas Olympian Shaunae Miller Uibo matched the fastest time ever in the 300-m at the Millrose Games on Saturday. Miller-Uibo clocked 35.45 seconds, a time that equaled the 25-year-old mark set by Russia’s Irina Privalova. ” It’s a great feeling,” she commented after. “Coach wanted me to come out here and ...

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That Guyana, Venezuela Border Dispute

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 8, 2018: The Guyana government says it is discussing the decision of the United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, to refer the Guyana/Venezuela territorial controversy to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Guyana Foreign Affairs Minister, Carl Greenidge, told reporters, that the ICJ has to pronounce on what is essentially a legal contention raised ...

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