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Obama’s America – Episode # 291 – Olympic Reality

Is Anything Wrong With This Picture?                 By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 26, 2016: The Obama’s are back in The White House. Vacation over. And Obama’s America is back to normal after computer woes last week. And now that the Olympics are over and the United States crushed ...

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8 Caribbean Nations Canada Is Cautioning Its Nationals About Traveling To

                    By NAN Contributor News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. Aug. 26, 2016: The Canadian government’s latest travel updates cautions its nationals about traveling to eight Caribbean nations. The updated caution comes because of high rates of crime in the countries.  The 8 countries in the Caribbean the Government of Canada insists ...

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The Richest Caribbean And Caribbean-Roots Athletes Of Rio 2016

                    By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 26, 2016: The Games of the 31st Olympiad may be over but the names of many of the top performing athletes from the Caribbean and those with Caribbean roots – including of course the ‘triplyian’ Usain Bolt – remains ...

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Rihanna And Michael Jackson Will Soon Have Something Else In Common

Rihanna performs at V Festival at Hylands Park on August 21, 2016 in Chelmsford, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Redferns)                         By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 26, 2016: Barbados-born star Rihanna is set to have something else in common with the late King of ...

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Rebalancing The Chinese Economic Relationship

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Aug. 26, 2016: Last month the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) published a paper: ‘Chinese rise in the Caribbean – What does it mean for Caribbean Stakeholders?.’ Although, in its conclusions, it said little more than a number of Caribbean commentators have observed previously, it is important for three reasons. Firstly, it disaggregates ...

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The Immigrants And Immigrant Roots Athletes Who Made The US Proud In Rio

Kerron Clements who won gold in the men’s 400-m hurdles for Team USA was born in Trinidad and Tobago.                         By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 26, 2016: While Americans all across the country and around the world were cheering for their athletes competing ...

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The Business of Tourism – Star Ratings And Caribbean Hotels

                    By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Aug. 26, 2016: A few weeks ago I received an email asking me how many five star hotels there are in the Caribbean. I replied that there was no recognized or adjudicated star system anywhere in the Caribbean other than in the ...

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Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Jamaican To-To

                By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 26, 2016:  In the Caribbean and in the Diaspora, the Sunday dinner meal is one of the most important meals of the week. Everyone looks forward to the main course but most of the dessert or desserts that are served with the ...

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Caribbean Carnival Set To Take Over North Carolina This Weekend

Caribbean carnival in Raleigh, NC. (Facebook/CaribMask Caribbean Carnival image)                                                     By NAN Contributor News Americas, RALEIGH, NC, Fri. Aug. 26, 2016: The music, culture and food of the Caribbean is set to take over a ...

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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Day – Donald Trump

                                                    This is a Ciao Willy moment for the history books! New York City officials may have removed the naked Donald Trump statute titled ‘The Emperor Has No Balls’ from Union Square Park recently but ...

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