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How Some Of The World’s Top Writers Are Reacting To The Death Of V.S. Naipaul

By NAN Contributor News Americas, LONDON, England, Mon. Aug. 13, 2018: V.S. Naipaul, (Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul), will always be remembered for “The House of Mr. Biswas” by many Caribbean students of literature who may have first encountered the book as a mandatory choice on their school’s literary list of must-reads. But it is perhaps the Nobel laureate’s criticism of ...

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UWI Bestows Honorary Doctorate On Award-Winning Jamaican Jazz Maestro Monty Alexander

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 10, 2018: Over five decades of performances and more than 70 CDs later, award-winning Jamaican-born jazz maestro, Monty Alexander, is being bestowed with a honorary doctorate degree from the University of West Indies, (UWI). Alexander, born Montgomery Bernard Alexander on D-Day in Kingston, Jamaica, will be presented with an Honorary Doctor of Letters ...

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UWI Bestows Honorary Doctorate On Award-Winning Jamaican Jazz Maestro Monty Alexander

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 10, 2018: Over five decades of performances and more than 70 CDs later, award-winning Jamaican-born jazz maestro, Monty Alexander, is being bestowed with a honorary doctorate degree from the University of West Indies, (UWI). Alexander, born Montgomery Bernard Alexander on D-Day in Kingston, Jamaica, will be presented with an Honorary Doctor of Letters ...

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Guess How Many Caribbean Nationals Overstayed Their Visas In Just One Year? – A NAN First 

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 10, 2018: Some 45,303 Caribbean nations entered the U.S. on a business or visitor’s B1/B2 visa in fiscal year 2017 but never left, a News Americas analysis has found. The NAN analysis of latest Department of Homeland Security data for last Fiscal Year, shows the majority of Caribbean overstays ...

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Guess How Many Caribbean Nationals Overstayed Their Visas In Just One Year? – A NAN First 

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 10, 2018: Some 45,303 Caribbean nations entered the U.S. on a business or visitor’s B1/B2 visa in fiscal year 2017 but never left, a News Americas analysis has found. The NAN analysis of latest Department of Homeland Security data for last Fiscal Year, shows the majority of Caribbean overstays ...

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This Caribbean Island Spent Millions On Tourism Promotion Last Year

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Aug. 10, 2018: A British Caribbean island territory spent millions on promoting tourism in six months out of the last year, News Americas has found. A NAN analysis of the latest FARA (Foreign Agents Registration Act) report, released by the DOJ to Congress this month, shows that the Bermuda Tourism Authority ...

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This California Man Will Spend Nine Years In Jail For Sexually Assaulting A Child At A Jamaica Resort

By NAN Contributor News Americas, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Fri. Aug. 10, 2018: AFoster City, California man will spend the next nine years for his life in prison for sexually assaulting a 6-year-old child in the pool of a Jamaican resort. Douglas Peacock, 44, had pleaded guilty in April to molesting the child just one day after traveling to Jamaica from ...

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Honorary Doctorates For Four Caribbean Born Musicians

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 6, 2018: Four of the Caribbean’s top musicians are set to be presented with honorary doctorates from The University of the West Indies, (UWI). Bajan star Rihanna is set to receive the degree for excellence in arts at a special ceremony scheduled for October 20th at the Cave Hill Campus in Barbados. According ...

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Now You Can Do The Caribbean In A Day

By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Aug. 10, 2018: There something to be said for taking a trip to the Caribbean, soaking in the sun, bathing in the ocean, chowing down on great food, sipping on a coconut rum cocktail and being back in your home or hotel before the stroke of midnight. A Cinderella wish ...

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Honorary UWI Doctorate For Former Caribbean Cricketers

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 10, 2018: Two of the Caribbean’s top cricketers are set to be presented with honorary doctoral degrees by the University of the West Indies (The UWI) this fall. Top Guyana-born, former West Indies captain and cricketer, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, will be presented the Doctorate of Law for his achievements in ...

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