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Usain Bolt Playing With Mariners Again Today

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 5, 2018: Jamaican Olympic sprinter, Usain Bolt, is back in soccer action today in Australia. Bolt, according to the Central Coast Mariners, will be part of their team playing in a friendly against Wollongong, a NPL side at WIN Stadium. The Mariners made the announcement on social media on ...

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This Caribbean Swimmer Wins At FINA Swimming World Cup

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 5, 2018: A Caribbean national has struck gold at the 2018 FINA Swimming World Cup. Jamaican and South Florida’s ace Olympic swimmer, Alia Atkinson, won in the women’s 50-meter breaststroke event in Hungary on September 30th. Her winning time was 29.18 seconds. Her rival in the event Yuliya Efimova ...

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Caribbean National Busted with Cocaine In Baileys At JFK

By NAN Contributor News Americas, JAMAICA, Queens, Thurs. Oct. 4, 2018: A Caribbean national is now under arrest after being busted with cocaine in Bailey’s bottles at the JFK Airport in Queens, NY. Akeem Rasheen Lewis, a Jamaican citizen, arriving on a flight from Kingston, Jamaica, was busted on September 28th after Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officers removed three ...

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Caribbean National Who Tried To Steal AA Plane Chooses Self-Deportation

By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Oct. 3, 2018: The 22-year-old Caribbean national who allegedly tried to steal an American Airlines Airbus 321 at the Orlando Melbourne International Airport on Thursday, September 20th, is set to be deported back to his native land today, Oct. 3, 2018. Trinidad and Tobago national Nishal Sankat, the son of Belize University ...

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Sunwing Travel Group And Rex Resorts Announce Strategic Alliance

News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Tues,. Oct. 02, 2018: Sunwing Travel Group announced today that the Group’s hotel division would begin operating six of Rex Resorts’ Caribbean hotels as part of a newly formed strategic alliance, effective December 01, 2018. As part of this landmark agreement, Sunwing’s growing hotel division plans to make significant improvements to each of the resorts over ...

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Caribbean Roots Rapper Could Face Up To One Year In Jail

By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Oct. 2, 2018: Caribbean roots rapper, Cardi B, could be looking at jail time if found guilty of two misdemeanors counts of reckless endangerment and one misdemeanor count of assault, two attorneys claim. Their claim to HollywoodLife came hours after the Dominican Republic and Trinidad-roots, Bronx-born stripper turned rapper, turned herself in ...

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Caribbean National Jailed For Selling ID’s Of Americans To Undocumented Immigrants

By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Oct. 2, 2018: A Caribbean national will have to spend 57 months in jail for his role in a scheme to sell the birth certificates, social security cards and drivers licenses of Puerto Rican-based U.S. citizens to undocumented immigrants in the U.S. Reynaldo Rodriguez-Canario, aka Reinaldo Rodriguez, Reynaldo Rodriguez, Reinaldo Canario, Jose ...

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Phoenix Tower International Closes $485mn Term Loan Facility to Finance Further International Growth

BOCA RATON, Florida, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Phoenix Tower International (PTI), a leading wireless communications infrastructure provider, announces it has closed a US$485mn senior secured term loan facility to continue its international expansion. PTI successfully upsized and extended its existing credit facility and strengthened the composition of its syndicate group highlighting the company’s continuing success. The transaction consists ...

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Georgia Sheriff Wants Death Penalty For Jamaican Who Murdered Wife

By NAN Contributor News Americas, ATLANTA, GA, Mon. Oct. 1, 2018: Clayton County, Georgia Sheriff, Victor Hill, says he will ask the judiciary system to consider the death penalty against Jamaican immigrant Jermaine Jones, who murdered and almost decapitated his wife last Thursday night, Sept. 27th. Jones, 30, is accused of brutally stabbing his 47-year-old wife, Opal Fern Christian-Jones, multiple ...

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As Christine Blasey Ford Testifies To High School Attack Caribbean Sees Numerous Incidents Of Rape

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 28, 2018: Dr. Christine Blasey Ford held a nation spellbound Thursday as she detailed details of an alleged sexual assault she claims the Donald Trump pick for Supreme Court Justice, Brett Kavanaugh committed against her over three decades ago. Thousands of miles away, in the Caribbean region, a number of ...

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