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This Guyana-National Is Now A Senator

Share Tweet Guyana-born freshman politician Roxanne Persaud, r, is now a New York State Senator By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Nov. 5, 2015: A Guyana-born freshman politician is now a New York State Senator. Roxanne Jacqueline Persaud, who last year made history by becoming the first woman to represent the 59th Assembly District, on Tuesday night ...

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17 Caribbean Countries To Launch Initiatives On Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Share Tweet        By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 5, 2015: Women entrepreneurs from 17 Caribbean nations will be joining their counterparts around the globe this November 19th to celebrate Women Entrepreneurship Day (WED). “To further cement our pillars and means of delivery we’ve appointed eight regional ambassadors representing the Caribbean, the European Union, Eastern ...

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Jamaican National Releases New Book

Share Tweet Richard Guy’s new book, ’50 Jamaican History Stories.’ By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 5, 2015: A Canada-based Jamaican national has released his second book focused again on the history of the country. Richard Guy’s new book, “50 Jamaican History Stories,” focuses on short stories from Jamaica’s 500 year history – from the ...

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Former UN General Assembly President Now Under House Arrest

Share Tweet Former UN General Assembly President Ashe was recently arrested on bribery charges. He is now under house arrest. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 4, 2015: John Ashe, the Antigua-born former President of the UN General Assembly, is out of jail and under house arrest. Judge Vernon S. Broderick released Ashe in time ...

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Human Parasites Cause Acne, Pimples, Blackheads & Whiteheads? Yuck!

Share Tweet ATLANTA, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – Most acne, pimples, blackheads and whiteheads are caused by parasites living on the human face and body.  Getting rid of the parasites by using natural topical treatments can stop acne in 3-4 months. Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis are mites that live in hair follicles and sebaceous glands.  Mites are found on the ...

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Two Caribbean Entities Join Forces On Marijuana Research

Share Tweet CITIVA Jamaica (CITIVA), a Jamaica-based medical research company, recently again joined forces with the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus (UWI) to presents it first Continuing Medical Education (CME) Seminar. News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Nov. 3, 2015: With marijuana growing rapidly as a business in medical research, two top Caribbean entities are continuing to work together ...

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One Of Puerto Rico’s Most Wanted Busted

Share Tweet News Americas, SAN JUAN, PR, Tues. Nov. 3, 2015: A Puerto Rico man who was on the top ten most wanted on the island has been busted. Rafael Delgado Cirilo was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Puerto Rico Violent Offenders Task Force in San Juan, Puerto Rico in an underground room. Delgado Cirilo was featured as one of ...

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Fly Jamaica Takes Slain NYPD Officer’s Body To Guyana

Share Tweet Randolph Holder, Sr. boarding a flight to Guyana to accompany his son’s body on Oct. 29, 2015. (Mark Benschop image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 30, 2015: The body of murdered Guyana-born NYPD officer, Randolph Holder, was yesterday flown to his native land by the locally-owned carrier, Fly Jamaica. Randolph Holder Sr. ...

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Plane Headed To Venezuela Catches Fire

Share Tweet The Dynamic Airways fire at the Fort Lauderdale Int. Airport in Florida on Oct. 29, 2015. News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Oct. 30, 2015: More than a dozen people with injuries were transported to a hospital, and one had serious burns after an airline that flies to the South American nations of Guyana and Venezuela caught fire ...

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Countdown Begins To Belize Election

Share Tweet Rally goers at a UDP meeting in Belize. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 30, 2015: Will Belize go the route of many Caribbean nations that have gone to the polls in recent months and change leaders? The voters hold the answer as the countdown to election in the Caricom member Central American ...

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