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Guyana Leads CPL 2018 Table

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 24, 2018: The Guyana Amazon Warriors is at the top of the leader board as the 2018 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T-20 cricket tourney continues. The Guyanese, with just one loss from four matches to date, are sitting pretty with 6 points. Last year’s champions, the Trinbago Knight Riders ...

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Will Usain Bolt Play In Mariners Game On August 31st?

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 24, 2018: While many are focused on Jamaican Olympian, Usain Bolt’s, training commencement with football club, Central Coast Mariners, the team is already teasing that he could soon in in action. This week, the Mariners said that Bolt “could be unleashed on Friday, August 31 against some of the ...

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Sentencing Again Postponed For Cayman Islands Football President

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 24, 2018: The sentencing for convicted Cayman Islands football president, Jeff Webb, has been postponed for a seventh time. The latest postponement comes after his attorneys wrote to the courts on Monday asking for a six-month delay. Webb was due to be sentenced on September 7th Webb pleaded guilty ...

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This Caribbean Roots Woman Is Running As A Republican For Congress

By NAN Contributor News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Aug. 24, 2018: A Caribbean-roots, Florida woman is hoping to become the Republican nominee for Florida’s 7th Congressional district. Vennia Francois, whose parents immigrated from the Bahamas, is a first-time candidate who says she was inspired to run after the current Democratic incumbent, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, claimed a marginal victory over former ...

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Caribbean Roots UK Lawmaker Clash With Home Secretary On Twitter

By NAN News Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 24, 2018: Caribbean-roots UK lawmaker, David Lammy, this week clashed with Home Secretary Sajid Javid over the Windrush scandal on Twitter. The twitter face-off came as Lammy, a former Labour minister, blamed the Windrush fiasco solely on the Tory government’s crackdown on illegal immigration even as new figures revealed ...

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USGS Report Quakes In Two Other Caribbean Islands

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Aug. 22,2018: The U.S. Geological Survey reported three additional quakes in two other Caribbean islands even as Trinidad & Tobago recorded an aftershock over 16 hours after the 7.3 quake on Tuesday evening. The USGS said the recent quakes occurred in Viques, Puerto Rico and in the British Virgin Islands. In Viques, the a ...

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