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This Caribbean Island Makes History With Election Of First Female PM

By NAN Contributor News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. May 25, 2018: History was made in a 167 square miles Eastern Caribbean nation that is home to over 277,000 people yesterday, as voters there elected its first female prime minister by handing her party a landslide victory. Mia Amor Mottley, 52, of the opposition Barbados Labour Party, (BLP), will be the ...

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Caribbean News – Fear Lingers In Cuba After Air Crash

News Americas, HAVANA, Cuba, Fri. May 25, 2018: Fear has lingered on among Cuban people after the deadly plane crash took place in Havana last Friday. The crashed Boeing 737 was owned by Mexican company Damojh and leased by Cubana, which is run by the Cuban government as the leading airlines in Cuba. In one of the two ticket offices ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – From Cricketer To Reggae Artist

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 25, 2018: A former right-handed West Indies batsman has now become a reggae singer. Omari Ahmed Clement Banks recently launched his “Reggaelution” album in India, according to South Florida Caribbean and his former teammates, Chris Gayle and Dwayne Bravo, were there to support him. The Anguillan-born Banks, according to the news site, made ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – Bolivian Student Wins International Reggae Poster Competition

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 25, 2018: A Bolivian student has won the sixth annual International Reggae Poster competition, beating out a pool of 1,060 entrants from 68 countries, including Jamaica. Vinicio Sejas from Bolivia was named the grand winner. “I am very grateful. To be selected the grand winner among so many beautiful posters is like being ...

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Caribbean Sports – Count Down On To The FIFA World Cup  

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 25, 2018: The countdown is on to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. With just 21 days to go from today, May 25th, the excitement is building as 23 nations clash at the competition in Russia, which will run from June 14th to July 15th. While many teams have already announced a provisional squad ...

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Caribbean Sports – No Jail For Jamaican Born Footballer

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 25, 2018: A Jamaica-born Newcastle United Football Club player and his mother have avoided jail after a bar brawl in trendy nightclub Livello, in Newcastle in 2016. Rolando Aarons, a winger with the Club, got into an altercation with another party at Livello where he, his mother, and a number of his friends ...

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Caribbean Sports – Caribbean To Host Gold Cup 2019

 News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 25, 2018: The Caribbean region will host the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup games for the first time in its history. Taking place every two years, the CONCACAF Gold Cup is the region’s national team championship. Featuring some of the hemisphere’s top players, the tournament crowns the champion from North and Central America and ...

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Latin America News – Nicolás Maduro’s Power Moves

News Americas, CARACAS, Venezuela, Fri. May 25, 2018: Back in office for another term after Sunday’s vote, Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro is making some power moves. His first order of business – expelling expelled the senior US representative in the country amid an international backlash against his re-election as president for another six years. Maduro announced the expulsion of U.S. ...

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