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Get Ready To Shell Out For Rihanna’s Savage X

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 15, 2018: While the news around Caribbean-born star Rihanna’s Savage X lingerie launch has been largely focused on the site’s e-commerce let down, lost in the mix is the cost of the pieces, including something as basic as panties. News Americas has found that the cost for a panty ...

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Global Standards Leader ASTM International Launches “Caribbean Roadshow”

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pennsylvania, May 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — ASTM International, one of the world’s leading standards organizations, announced today that it will host several events in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and Guyana as part of the “Caribbean Roadshow,” June 4-8. The roadshow includes outreach, training, and education focused on the growing use of ASTM International standards and International ...

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Jail For Chinese Billionaire Who Bribed Caribbean Born UN Officials

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 14, 2018: A Chinese businessman who bribed two Caribbean-born UN officials will have to spend four years in jail a New York judge has ruled. Ng Lap Seng, aka “David Ng,” 69, Chairman of Macau Real Estate Development Company will serve 48 months in prison and three years of supervised release for his ...

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Jail For Chinese Billionaire Who Bribed Caribbean Born UN Officials

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 14, 2018: A Chinese businessman who bribed two Caribbean-born UN officials will have to spend four years in jail a New York judge has ruled. Ng Lap Seng, aka “David Ng,” 69, Chairman of Macau Real Estate Development Company will serve 48 months in prison and three years of supervised release for his ...

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This Caribbean American Lawmaker Is Outraising Her Challenger 3-1

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 11, 2018: A New York, Caribbean-American lawmaker is outraising her challenger 3-1 as the countdown begins to the 2018 Congressional Primary in District 9. Jamaican American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, has so far raised over US $610,000 as of March 2018’s filing data with the Federal Election Commission, FEC, News Americas has found. ...

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Caribbean News – Caribbean Court Reduces Manslaughter Sentence Of Guyanese National

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 11, 2018: The Caribbean Court of Justice, (CCJ), has reduced the manslaughter sentence of a 49-year-old Guyanese national In the case of Teerath Persaud v The Queen, CCJ justices ordered that Persaud’s manslaughter sentence be reduced from 25 years to 18 years with a discount for time already spent in custody. Persaud would ...

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Latin America News – Canada Warns Against Non-Essential Travel To This South American Nation

By NAN Contributor News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. May 11, 2018: The Canadian government on Wednesday updated its travel warning on the South American nation of Venezuela. Canada is now warnings its nationals to “avoid non-essential travel to Venezuela.” The government’s updated advisory says this is “due to the significant level of violent crime, the unstable political and economic situations ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – The Life Of This Caribbean Star Is Thrilling Many In Miami

News Americas, MIAMI, Fl, Fri. May 11, 2018:  Caribbean international star, actress, model and singer, Grace Jones, is thrilling many in Miami as the screening of her life captured in a documentary continues at O Cinema in Wynwood. ‘GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI,’ directed by Sophie Fiennes, weaves together the layers of Grace Jones’ public and private life, as she ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Deal For Miss Jamaica Universe

News Americas, MIAMI, Fl, Fri. May 11, 2018: From Miss Jamaica to Miss Shea Moisture, Jamaica’s Davina Bennett, is making news again. Bennett, 22, the second runner-up in Miss Universe 2017, recently signed an endorsement deal with Shea- Moisture, one of the largest, black-owned businesses in the United States. She will be the face of the brand’s new Jamaican Black ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – “Hamilton: The Exhibition” For Chicago

News Americas, MIAMI, Fl, Fri. May 11, 2018: The creators of “Hamilton: The Musical” are bringing “Hamilton: The Exhibition” to Chicago. Show creator, Puerto Rico roots, Lin-Manuel Miranda, says he will be debuting pop-up museum so museum goers can dig deeper into the life of the Caribbean-born immigrant turned US founding father, Alexander Hamilton. The pop-up museum will be housed ...

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