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Caribbean Reggae Artist Announces Settlement Of US$300 Million Lawsuit Against Miley

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 10, 2020: Jamaican song writer, Flourgon, born Michael May, has finally made the settlement of his US$300 million lawsuit with Miley Cyrus public. The lawsuit against Cyrus was settled late last year but Flougon only recently announced the settlement in a Reuters news story. Flourgon sued Cyrus in March ...

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In One Caribbean Nation – Sex Trafficking in Plain Sight

By MARK BASSANT CIJN News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Fri. Jan. 10, 2020: The Yihai Entertainment Sports Bar in Cunupia has the markings of an illicit operation. Garish murals outside depict scantily-clad women in Playboy poses with come-hither looks. Inside, men cozy up to dozens of young female Venezuelans, some in their early teens.  Locals had long suspected that the operators of ...

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This Caribbean Roots NBA Player Is Doubtful For This Season

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 10, 2020: A top Caribbean roots NBA player is doubtful for this season. The Golden State Warriors are not expecting to get back Bahamas roots Klay Thompson this season. Head coach Steve Kerr told Yahoo Sports’ he’s doubtful Thompson will play in 2019-20 because they “wouldn’t want to put him in that kind ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- Jan. 10, 2020

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 10, 2020: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travelscene for Jan. 10, 2020: While many are still dealing with the after effects of the 6.4 earthquake from Tuesday, discover Puerto Rico says San Juan’s airport and cruise port, the Puerto Rico Convention Center and attractions and hotels in northern ...

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Caribbean Business And Finance Report

Compiled By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 10, 2020: Here are some of the top business and finance news making headlines across the Caribbean this week. Regional US-Caribbean Strategy The US Embassy in Barbados has announced a ‘US-Caribbean 2020 Strategy’ on its website. According to the announcement, the multi-year strategy aims “to increase the security, ...

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The Immigrant Heroes Of 2019

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Jan. 10, 2020: At the end of every year, many publications, including Time Magazine, often looks back on the year to name a Person Of The Year. It truly is exciting to guess who that person will be or who will make the list. But what about the Immigrants Of ...

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MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – Jan. 10, 2020

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, FRI. JAN. 10, 2020: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for Jan. 10, 2020: Actor, musician and celebrity cannabis business owner Jim Belushi will keynote this year’s Cannabis Conference 2020 In Las Vega from. April 21-23, 2020. Canadian company, Mota Ventures Corp has signed a binding letter ...

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Netflix’s Brazil Customers Still Have Access To ‘The First Temptation of Christ’

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan 10, 2020: A Rio de Janeiro court has ordered Netflix to take down a film that features Jesus Christ as a gay man but so far Brazilian subscribers still have access to the film – at least as of Thursday. ‘The First Temptation of Christ’ a satirical depiction of Jesus Christ as a ...

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Chet Hanks Says His Love Of Jamaican Culture Is Real

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020: Love made him do it. That’s at least what Chet Hanks, the 29-year-old son of actor Tom Hanks, claims after a video of him speaking in Jamaican patois on the red carpet at the 2020 Golden Globes Sunday went viral “I’m a goofball, I goof around, but that’s one thing I’m ...

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5.2 Quake Rattles Three Caribbean Islands

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020: Three Caribbean islands were on Wednesday shaken today by a 5.2 magnitude earthquake. According to the UWI Seismic Unit, the quake was felt in Roseau, Dominica, Fort-de-France, Martinique and Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The latest quake comes on the heels of the deadly 6.4 ...

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