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EU Urged To Review Agreements With Caribbean Countries Offering Passports For Sale

By NAN Contributor News Americas, LONDON, England, Thurs. Oct. 18, 2018:  A major global organization that fights against corruption is urging the European Union, (EU), to review its visa free agreements with Caribbean jurisdictions that offer citizenship and visa-free Schengen travel via Citizenship by Investment Programs, (CPIC). Transparency International, in a report issued Wednesday, urged the EU to consider following ...

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EU Urged To Review Agreements With Caribbean Countries Offering Passports For Sale

By NAN Contributor News Americas, LONDON, England, Thurs. Oct. 18, 2018:  A major global organization that fights against corruption is urging the European Union, (EU), to review its visa free agreements with Caribbean jurisdictions that offer citizenship and visa-free Schengen travel via Citizenship by Investment Programs, (CPIC). Transparency International, in a report issued Wednesday, urged the EU to consider following ...

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Call Her Grace Jones, O.J.

News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Oct. 17, 2018: No longer is she just Grace Jones – singer, model, actor – but Grace Jones, O.J. The famed Jamaican fashion icon, turned author and film producer, was on Monday, October 15th, conferred with the Order of Jamaica (OJ) by the Governor General of Jamaica, Sir Patrick Allen, at Kings House in Kingston. ...

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This Caribbean-Born Singer Will Spend The Next 8 Years In A US Jail

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 17, 2018:A Caribbean-born musician from Jamaica will spend the next 8 years in a US jail after being convicted of drug trafficking in Madison County. Patrick Beadle, also known as BlackFire, 46, was sentenced by Madison County Circuit Judge William in Mississippi, for marijuana he said he obtained legally in ...

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Crashed Plane With Guyanese Instructor Was Heading To South Carolina

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 16, 2018: A plane that crashed in the Hamptons over the weekend killing three, including the Guyana-born flight instructor, was actually heading to South Carolina. The twin-engine plane was bound for Charleston, South Carolina when it broke apart and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Long Island in New York ...

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As Haiti Grapples With Earthquake Recovery, Canada Warns About Travel There

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 16, 2018: Canada’s government on Monday updated its warning on Haiti, urging its nationals to exercise a high degree of caution if travelling there. As the country struggles to cope with the 5.9 magnitude Oct. 6th earthquake that struck in Port-de-Paix and Gros-Morne killing 18 and leaving over 333 injured, ...

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Caribbean National Claims 2018 Alternative Nobel Literature Prize

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 15, 2018: An 81-year-old Caribbean national and author is the winner of this year’s alternative Nobel Literature Prize. Maryse Conde of Guadeloupe, a scholar of Francophone literature and Professor Emerita of French at Columbia University, won the award created to replace this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature. The prestigious literature ...

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This Caribbean National Is A Commonwealth Points Of Light Winner

By NAN Contributor News Americas, LONDON, England, Mon. Oct. 15, 2018: A Caribbean national has been named among the most recent Commonwealth Points of Light award winners. St Lucia’s Chelsea Foster, founder of ‘Girls of A Feather,’ a non-profit organization that aims to empower young women and girls, won for her exceptional voluntary service leading mentoring programs for disadvantaged girls. ...

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West Indies Lose Yet Again

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 15, 2018: The West Indies cricket side just can’t seem to hold it together as a team. Losing has become almost synonymous with the team much to the humiliation of many of its dwindling fan base. The Windies on Sunday again lost their two-test series, 2-0, in three days ...

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One Caribbean Celebrity Is Urging Americans To Vote But Where Are The Others?

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 12, 2018: Just one Caribbean-born celebrity has stepped forward in urging her followers to register to vote and vote in the Nov. 6, 2018 elections in the US. That leaves millions of others absent, including thousands who are from the Caribbean or of Caribbean roots including Caribbean-born rapper Nicki Minaj, ...

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