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Project Financing In The Era Of Derisking In The Caribbean

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 7, 2017: There is no denying that new global banking rules, especially derisking in the Caribbean, has started to seriously impact developers and even governments seeking to borrow for that next mega project in real estate, infrastructure, energy or mining, or to refinance that high interest loan. Some of ...

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Haitian Diaspora Mobilizing To Help Hurricane Matthew Ravaged Haiti

Haitians try to cross the over flowing Rouyonne river in the commune of Leogane, south of Port-au-Prince, October 5, 2016. (Photo credit: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)  By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 6, 2016: The Haitian Diaspora in the US has begun mobilizing to assist their hurricane ravaged island of Haiti even as U.N. secretary-general’s deputy ...

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Some Haitians May Support Trump But He Is MIA On Hurricane Matthew

Flooding in the south, Les Cayes, Haiti. (Twitter image) By NAN Staffer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 5, 2016: Some Haitians in Miami may be supporting Donald Trump for President of the United States, but the Republican Presidential hopeful yesterday completely ignored the devastation Hurricane Matthew had wrought on Haiti. The master tweeter had nothing to say on ...

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Caribbean Celebs Weigh In As Haiti Grapples With Aftermath Of Hurricane Mathew

A young boy looks at a flooding river, in a neighborhood of the commune of Cite Soleil, in the Haitian Capital Port-au-Prince, on October 4, 2016. (HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 5, 2016: Caribbean celebrities late yesterday took to Twitter to weigh in on the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew – ...

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Eye Of Hurricane Matthew Lands In Western Haiti

A woman protects herself from the rain with plastic after hurricane Matthew, in Port-au-Prince, on October 4, 2016. Hurricane Matthew made landfall in southwestern Haiti early Tuesday, crashing ashore as a powerful Category Four storm. (HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Oct. 4, 2016: The eye of Category four storm Hurricane Matthew  made landfall ...

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Caribbean YouTuber Offers Humorous Take On Hurricane Matthew

This screen grab shows a scene from kevin2wokrayzee’s video take on Hurricane Matthew. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Oct. 4, 2016: A Caribbean-born YouTuber who has managed to secure 5 million views of his channels, if offering up a humorous take on Hurricane Matthew’s approach to Jamaica that has quickly gone viral. The creative artist who ...

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8 Fast Facts About Hurricane Matthew In The Caribbean Now

Hurricane Matthew as seen from space. (NASA image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Oct. 3, 2016: Category four storm Hurricane Matthew is on track to slam Haiti tonight and through early tomorrow morning according to the National Hurricane Center. Here are 8 fast facts you should know about Matthew’s position now: 1: Hurricane Matthew is on ...

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Hurricane Matthew Could Bring Life Threatening Rain, Wind And Storm Surge To Haiti

Current path of Hurricane Matthew. (Weather Channel image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Oct. 3, 2016: Hurricane Matthew was just 275 miles south west of Haiti at 11 a.m. this morning and 205 miles south east of Kingston as forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami say the storm could bring life threatening rain, wind ...

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U.S. Deploys Disaster Response Teams To Jamaica, Haiti, Ahead Of Hurricane Matthew

A flooded street in Jamaica as tropical storm like conditions from Matthew begins to hit the island of Jamaica. (Screen grab – Twitter video Maleek Powell) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Oct. 3, 2016: The USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance yesterday deployed two disaster response teams to Haiti and Jamaica as Hurricane Matthew threatened ...

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A Domestic Violence Victim’s Personal Story – This Is Why I Didn’t Tell You He Was Beating Me

By Janice Fuller-Roberts Special To NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 3, 2016: When I fled my abusive relationship for the last time (yes, I left and went back), one of the first things my well-meaning friends and family asked was why I never told them what was happening to me. “Why didn’t you say something?,”  they asked ...

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