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Caribbean News – 12 Caribbean Born Prisoners In US Jails

Compiled By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 20, 2018: From drug dealing to murder, lotto scamming, terrorism and tax fraud, here are 12 Caribbean nationals you should recognize, who are currently incarcerated in US federal penitentiaries. 1: MARK ANTHONY MYRIE, aka Buju Banton Nationality: Jamaican Register Number: 86700-004 Age: 44 Race: Black Sex: Male Release ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Reggae Ignored As Billboard Music Awards 2018 Nominations Announced

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. 20, 2018: Don’t look for any reggae category or reggae artists among this year’s Billboard Music Awards nominees. There are none! Despite the fact that there is a Reggae Billboard chart and a tremendous crossover success of the music form being incorproated by mainstream artists like Ed Sheeran, the genre ...

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Caribbean Business – 6 Key Numbers To Note On The 2017 Hurricane Season & Caribbean Tourism

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 20, 2018: A statistical analysis on the impact of the 2017 hurricane season on the Caribbean’s travel and tourism sector is in, thanks to The World Travel & Tourism Council. Here are 6 key figures you should note from this report: 1: 826,100 This is the estimated loss in ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Opposition To Buju T&T Concert Comes Amid Ruling On Gay Sex

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. 20, 2018: On the heels of the historic ruling that gave the ok to gay sex in Trinidad & Tobago, LGBT activists says they will now turn their attention to protesting the 2019 performance of reggae star Buju Banton there. The jailed singer, who is set to be released in ...

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Caribbean Sports – Some 50 Caribbean Schools For 2018 Penn Relays

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. 20, 2018: Some 50 Caribbean highs schools and colleges are set to participate in this year’s Penn Relays and US-based Diaspora organization, Team Jamaica Bickle is again pleading for financial support to help provide hot meals, transportation and medical care to the athletes. The Caribbean schools and colleges participating in ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Guyanese-American Idol Singer’s Run End

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. 20, 2018: Guyanese-American singer, Alyssa Raghu’s run on “American Idol” has ended. The 16-year-old, Orlando-born singer, who is a sophomore at Lake Nona High School, made it to the Top 24 but she was not among the singers who advanced to the Top 14 in Monday’s episode. Judge Katy Perry ...

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Caribbean Sports – West Indies Gears Up For Hurricane Relief T20 Challenge

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. 20, 2018: The West Indies cricket team is gearing up to play the ICC Rest of the World XI for charity next month. Carlos Brathwaite will skipper the side for the Hurricane Relief T20 Challenge at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London, on Thursday, May 31. The charity match is being staged ...

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Caribbean Travel -10 of The Top Caribbean Landmarks You Should Know

By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 20, 2018: The best landmarks in the Caribbean are out for 2018, as voted by TripAdvisor travelers. Here are the top 10 you should know and visit: 1: Old Square (Plaza Vieja) in Havana, Cuba 2: San Juan National Historic Site in San Juan, Puerto Rico 3: Queen Emma ...

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Caribbean Sports – Jamaica’s Whitmore Withdraws Resignation

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. 20, 2018: Theodore Whitmore is now back in charge as coach of the Jamaica Reggae Boyz. Whitmore has withdrawn his resignation and has been restored as head coach of Jamaica’s senior football team following mediation by the country’s Minister of Sports, Olivia Grange, on April 13th. According to a statement ...

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Caribbean Travel – The Tourism Sector Should Embrace The Caribbean’s History 

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. April 20, 2018: When I visit a country I always try to find an art gallery, museum, or historic building that in some way represents a nation’s culture or its past. In this way not only is it possible to understand more about where I am and the origins and influences that ...

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