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MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – OCT. 18, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 18, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending Oct. 18, 2019: Tyler Dooley, the Duchess of Sussex’s nephew, is using his family connections to sell a new strain of cannabis. Dooley has taken it upon himself to name a new strain of cannabis ...

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Caribbean Entertainment News Roundup

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for this week: This Dancehall Star Is Blasting Fast Food Giant Wendy’s Jamaican-born dancehall artiste Tanya Stephens is blasting fast food giant Wendy’s for denying her bathroom access. Stephens took to Instagram to put the ...

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Caribbean Sports Roundup

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 18, 2019: Here are the top stories making Caribbean sports news for the week ending, Oct. 18, 2019: Bahamas Born NBA Player Has Raised Over US $200 On GoFundMe Bahamas-born NBA Player, Buddy Hield, has so far raised more than $214,574 of his 1 million goal on GoFundMe to ...

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Business Should Play A Greater Role In Improving Caribbean Society

By David Jessop News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. Oct. 18, 2019: Older readers of this column may remember a time when most Caribbean economies were dominated by family owned and run companies. Often linked by a family name to an older generation of Caribbean businessman but much less so women, they were usually paternalistic, influential and often philanthropic. Such companies ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- Oct. 18, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. OCT. 18, 2019: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travel scene for the week-ending Oct.18, 2019: The Caribbean nation of Jamaica will see the first ‘Sunday Service’ event from rapper Kanye West today at its Emancipation Park in Kingston. Rappers Cardi B and Offset are in the Turks and Caicos, ...

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Judge Grants Class-Action Status To Immigrants Waiting Access To Immigration Records

News Americas, SAN FRANCISCO, Thurs. Oct. 17, 2019: A federal court in San Francisco on Oct. 15th certified two nationwide classes of immigrants and attorneys claiming that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have a systemic pattern and practice of failing to provide access to immigration case records within deadlines set by the Freedom of ...

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Trinidad Born, UK Surgeon Hailed As Hero

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 17, 2019: A Trinidadian-born surgeon practicing in the UK is being hailed as a hero for successfully re­constructing the jaw of a 15-year-old girl following a horrific horse-riding accident. Dr. Ricardo Mohammed-Ali, a con­sultant Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon based at the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, successfully reconstructed the jaw of Emily Eccles when it ...

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Mexico Could Legalize Marijuana Soon

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 17, 2019: Mexico’s senate is set to vote for a bill to fully legalize marijuana in the next few days, a key lawmaker told Reuters.  If approved by the Senate, the proposal would then proceed to the lower house for a vote. The news comes as 13 cops were killed in an ambush ...

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