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DAILY CARIBBEAN RUNDOWN: FRIDAY DEC. 14, 2018

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Friday. Dec. 14, 2018: Here are the top headlines making news from across the Caribbean for today, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Sex Island Weekend Will Be In Venezuela, Not Trinidad The highly controversial ‘sex island,’ set for this weekend, is actually set to be held in Venezuela and not Trinidad and Tobago. Reports now indicate ...

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West Indies In Decider Against Bangladesh Today

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 14, 2018: After leveling the One-Day International series against Bangladesh this week, West Indies captain Rovman Powell, say his men are “upbeat and confident” of sealing their first series win in four years today. The series decider is set for Sylhet today, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. The Caribbean side ...

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Russian Strategic Bombers Fly Over Caribbean

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 14, 2018: Russia’s defense ministry this week said two of its strategic bombers, the Tu-160s, had flown over the Caribbean Sea for about ten hours. They were accompanied at times by Venezuelan air force F-16s and Su-30s, with pilots from the two countries practicing “air cooperation while fulfilling air tasks.” On Thursday, White ...

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This Eastern Caribbean Island Makes Marijuana History

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 14, 2018: The Eastern Caribbean island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), made history this week by becoming the first Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, (OECS) member, to decriminalize marijuana for medical purposes and scientific research. SVG Minister for Agriculture, Saboto Ceaser, told the OECS that the passing of the Bill in Parliament ...

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Identity Information Of 57 Percent Of Brazil’s Population Leaked

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 14, 2018: Identity information related to about 57 percent of Brazil’s population was leaked by a misconfigured server earlier this year. Experts say the records of 120 million taxpayers have been openly available online for weeks. The ID numbers, known as Cadastro de Pessoas Físicas (CPFs) are issued by the Brazilian Federal Reserve ...

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Equipment Loans Available To Caribbean American Businesses

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 14, 2018: Most businesses need some sort of equipment to function.  If you’ve ever had a car loan, you’ve essentially had an equipment loan. The equipment you are purchasing – anything from computers to heavy machinery – is the collateral and you’ll pay back the loan at a fixed monthly ...

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5 Caribbean Hotel Deals For New Year’s Eve Weekend

By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 14, 2018: The count-down is on to Christmas and New Year’s Eve. If you are still on the hunt for a last-minute hotel deal to get away to the Caribbean for New Year’s Eve weekend with that special person in your life, here are 5 Caribbean four-star hotel deals ...

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