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Rihanna’s Serious Appeal To The International Community

By NAN ET Editor  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 21, 2018: Bajan superstar, Rihanna, has a serious message for leading countries globally. The star has penned an op-ed on global education for The Guardian newspaper, calling on the international community to increase support for education and emphasizing the benefits for underserved girls. The singer, turned actress, entrepreneur, and ...

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Will Caribbean-Owned Beverage Companies Look At Cannabis Infused Drinks?

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 21, 2018: This week, Bloomberg broke the news that beverage giant, Coca-Cola, may be looking at developing cannabis infused drinks in the short-term. Coca-Cola, according to the report, says it’s monitoring the nascent industry and is interested in CBD – the non-psychoactive ingredient in marijuana – for beverages as ...

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One Year Later, Caribbean Islands Devastated By Hurricanes See Some Return To Normality

Compiled By NAN Travel Editor  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 21, 2018: It’s been just over a year since Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated several Caribbean islands. But 360 plus days later, in the middle of another hurricane season, several islands are reporting progress and some return to normalcy. Dominica  While the Commonwealth of Dominica was devasted by ...

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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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