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Gofundme Raise For Slain Mexican American Dallas Cop Passes $73K

Mexican American Dallas Cop Patrick Zamarripa with his girlfriend Kristie, L. and their two kids. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 11, 2016: A Gofundme page set up to raise funds to help support the family of slain Mexican American Dallas Cop Patrick Zamarripa has passed USD 73,000. Some 1,192 people contributed to the fund ...

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West Indies Draw Against India In President’s XI

WICB President’s XI squad batsman Shai Hope hits a boundary during the second day of a two-day tour match between India and WICB President’s XI squad at the Warner Park stadium in Basseterre, Saint Kitts, on July 10, 2016. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, BASSETERRE, St Kitts, Mon. July 11, 2016: The West Indies drew against India in ...

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Some Take To Web To Denigrate Slain Mexican American Dallas Cop

RIP Police Officer Patrick Zamarripa! By NAN Contributor News Americas, DALLAS, Texas, Fri. July 8, 2016: While the nation mourned and the American flag was lowered to half-staff, some were busy using the comments section of some web-based media to anonymously disparage the name of Mexican-American former Navy reservist and Marine veteran turned Police Officer Patrick Zamarripa, who was killed ...

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Unarmed Blacks And Latinos Killed By U.S. Police So Far This Year

Family and friends of Delrawn Small held a rally and a candlelight vigil at the corner Bradford and Atlantic Ave in Brooklyn, recently to remember Small who was gunned down following a road rage incident by an off-duty NYPD officer on July 4, 2016. (Photo by Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) Compiled By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW ...

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Former Trinidad & Tobago PM To Be Laid To Rest

Former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning passed away on July 2, 2016. By NAN Contributor News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Fri. July 8, 2016: Former Trinidad & Tobago Prime Minister Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning is set to be laid to rest following a state funeral tomorrow, July 9, 2016, in Port of Spain. PM Manning’s funeral comes ...

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How One Reggae Artist Is Using A Popular Fitness Trend

Reggae’s Shaggy By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 8, 2016: Jamaican-born reggae artist Shaggy – famous for hits like “Boombastic,” “It Wasn’t Me” and “Angel” –  is now tapping in to the popular fitness trend Zumba to promote his new song. Shaggy, who recently released an infectious song that features the classic reggae rhythm mixed ...

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Five Things You Should Know About The Caribbean’s Latest Challenge

Chairman of the CARICOM Conference of Heads and Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit. (CARICOM.ORG image) By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 8, 2016: A major banking crisis is facing the Caribbean region and the issue made its way to the top of the agenda of leaders of 15 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) who gathered in ...

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Thousands Take Oath Of Citizenship Ensuring They Can Vote In November

Immigrants taking the oath of citizenship. By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 8, 2016: On July 4, 2016, as the United States marked its 240th birthday – the day the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence in 1776 – the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services celebrated thousands of new citizens all across the country. ...

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India Cricket Ready For Caribbean Tour

Indian cricket team head coach Anil Kumble (R) takes a selfie with his team upon arrival at the airport in Basseterre, Saint Kitts, on July 6, 2016. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 8, 2016: The India cricket team touched down in the Caribbean on Wednesday ahead of its four-Test ...

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A Caribbean Coconut Dessert To Go ‘Gizzada’ Over

By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 8, 2016: As discussed in a previous article, the coconut is an essential super food in Caribbean cuisine. It is used both in savory and sweet dishes in addition to providing the precious delectable super nutrient – coconut oil. In some of the sweet dishes prepared and served in the ...

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