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U.S. Urging Americans To Shelter In Place Amid Protests In This Caribbean Nation

 News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. July 9, 2019: The U.S. State Department is urging Americans and embassy personnel in Haiti to “shelter in place” and not to “attempt to travel at this time” as protests against a plan to hike the price of fuel on the island continued. Haiti Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant called for Haitians to stop burning ...

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Beryl’s Caribbean Hurricane Threat Thankfully Dissipates

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. 9, 2018: Hurricane Beryl has now thankfully dissipated to a Tropical Storm Watch. The storm was bringing rain across Dominica, the Leeward Islands, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico last night but the wind speed was down dramatically from the initial 90 mph forecast. A tropical storm watch was in effect for Dominica a well ...

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Here’s What Neymar Is Saying Following Brazil’s Defeat

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 9, 2018: Brazil star, Neymar Jr., has said the South American giant’s loss to Belgium was the “saddest moment of my career.” “It is incredibly painful because we knew we could get there, we knew we had conditions to go further, to make history,” Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, ...

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This Caribbean Island Is Under A Hurricane Advisory As Beryl Is Forecast To Strengthen

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Sat. July 7, 2018: A Caribbean nation that was devastated during the 2017 hurricane season was under a hurricane watch last night as forecasters of the National Hurricane Center in Miami said Tropical Storm Beryl could become a hurricane by Sunday. At around 10 p.m. last night, the storm was about 925 ...

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Faces Of Despair As South American Teams Ousted From World Cup 2018

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 6, 2018: Millions of South American fans were thrown into despair and agony Friday after the ouster of their teams, Uruguay and Brazil, from the 2018 World Cup. Brazilian fans, including thousands of Caribbean soccer fanatics, cried openly as the South American giants lost to Belgium 1-2 in their quarter final match-up while ...

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Caribbean In The World Cup

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 6, 2018: Of course, by now, almost everyone knows there are no Caribbean teams at the World Cup, much less in the quarter-finals. But did you know there are two Caribbean-born player and several of Caribbean heritage who will represent teams who have made it all the way to ...

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GoFundMe Raises Over 100,000 For Family Of Woman Killed In Bahamas

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 6, 2018: A GoFundMe campaign for the family of the woman killed on June 30th in the Bahamas following a tour boat explosion has so far raised over $112,000 of its $125,000 goal. The account was set up on July 3rd, 2018 by Carol Smith-Wooden to help the son ...

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Does This Indian Model Look Like Rihanna?

By NAN ET Editor  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 6, 2018: An Indian model, who once faced discrimination for her dark skin, is now getting more attention and gigs after being compared to Rihanna. Renee Kujur, a model from Chhattisgarh, India, says comparisons of her look to Bajan star Rihanna changed everything for her. It wasn’t until a ...

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Caribbean National Pleads Guilty To Over US $3 Million Bank Fraud

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. July 5, 2018: A Caribbean national has pleaded guilty to bank of more than $3 million. Garth Anthony Gardner, 49, a citizen of Trinidad & Tobago, has pled guilty to charges involving a scheme in which he made misrepresentations to apply for and obtain more than $3 million in multiple home equity line of credit ...

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Caribbean National Busted With Live Birds At JFK

News Americas, JAMAICA, N.Y., Thurs. July 5, 2018: A Caribbean national was let go with a US $300 fine after attempting to smuggle eight live birds into the U.S. US. Customs and Border Protection Officers and Agriculture Specialists at John F. Kennedy International Airport discovered eight live finches concealed inside a hidden compartment of the computer bag of a Guyanese ...

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