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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Week – World Naked Bike Ride

                    It was a clear Ciao Willy moment recently in Cape Town, South Africa as participants of the World Naked Bike Ride descended on the city. The event is a global initiative to create awareness around environmental issues people face as well as the dangers encountered by cyclists on local roads. ...

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10 Things You Should Know About That Oil Find In Guyana

Guyana President David Granger and other government officials meet with ExxonMobil executives on March 30, 2017. (GINA Image) By NAN Business Editor News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. Mar. 31, 2017: On Thursday, March 30th, Exxon Mobil Corp. confirmed a third oil find in Guyana. Here are ten things you should know about the find and what the government and the ...

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Traveling For Medical Care

By NAN Travel & Lifestyle Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 31, 2017:  Say travel and many associate it with pleasure or business. Few think about travel for medical care. But in many Caribbean nations, more and more nationals who can afford it are traveling outside of their country to access health care in the developed world. Bermudians ...

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Can US Customs Really Demand And Search Your Phone, Other Devices?

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 31, 2017: For those who feel not being an undocumented immigrant or a green card holder leaves them safe as a U.S. citizen from Donald Trump’s executive powers handed to US Customs and Border Protection agents; think again! The Trump marching orders’ given to CBP agents at all borders ...

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Nicaraguan National Is Fifth Detainee To Die In ICE Custody this Year

The privately run Adelanto Detention Facility in California. By NAN Contributor News Americas, VICTORVILLE, CA, Thurs. Mar. 30, 2017: A 32-year-old Nicaraguan national has become the fifth immigrant detainee to die in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) this year. Osmar Epifanio Gonzalez-Gadba, passed away early Tuesday morning at Victor Valley Global Medical Center in Victorville, six ...

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Five Things You Should Know About Caribbean Defendants In The U.S.

Inmates in a holding center for undocumented immigrants in Brownsville, Texas. (Danny Lehman image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Mar. 29, 2017: Latest federal justice statistics from the U.S. Department of Justice is highlighting immigration arrests including for nationals of the Caribbean who are either legal residents or undocumented. Here are five fast facts you should ...

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Bahamian recording artist Sammi Starr launches “#Bahamas, Your Best Picture Deserves My Best Song

Sony Music recording artist, Bahamas-born Sammi Starr. NASSAU, Bahamas, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Bahamas-born Sammi Starr, Sony Music recording artist, is proud to announce the launch of “#Bahamas, Your Best Picture Deserves My Best Song”, a grassroots social media campaign aiming to share with the world Sammi’s love for his country and the sounds of its Junkanoo festival through his ...

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The U.S. Government Has Issued A Travel Alert On This Caribbean Nation

Demonstrators hold hands during a meeting organized by education unions in front of the local education authority offices on March 27, 2017 in Cayenne, as part of general strikes on the French overseas territory of French Guiana. French Guiana was paralysed by a general strike on March 27, closing schools, disrupting airline traffic and further stoking fears of instability in ...

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Defending Antigua And Barbuda Appropriately

 By Dr. Isaac Newton Op Ed News Americas, ATLANTA, GA, Tues. Mar. 28, 2017: I have read Antigua & Barbuda’s National Hero Sir Lester Bird’s and Opposition Leader Dr. Baldwin Spencer’s, response to the US’ 2017 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (NCSR). Both have expressed strong support for PM Gaston Browne’s commitment to champion Antigua and Barbuda’s cause. The US ...

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French Saint Martin Voters Choose New President

Saint Martin President-elect, Daniel Gibbs. (Facebook image) By NAN Contributor News Americas, MARIGOT, Saint Martin, Tues. Mar. 28, 2017: The French Caribbean Collectivite of Saint Martin has a new President. Daniel Gibbs on Sunday night became the island’s President-elect after his party, Team Daniel Gibbs 2017 captured 5,696 votes in second round voting in the island’s territorial council election. As ...

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