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Taiwan Grants Haiti US$150 Million Loan to Build Electricity Grid

HAITI (FNN NEWS) – Source: L’union Suite // The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Thursday that Taiwan will assist Haiti to secure an NT$4.5 billion (US$150 million) loan to electrify the entire Caribbean island nation of Haiti. Just before Haitian President Jovenel Moïse began his current five-day visit to Taiwan with a 30-member delegation, Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, the…

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Ministers Discuss Foreign Direct Investment, Tourism, Exports at 2016 Caribbean Investment Summit

MIAMI, Florida, USA (FNN NEWS) – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (CEDA) held the 2016 Caribbean Investment Summit to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) by helping investors locate to the Caribbean to boost their exports to different markets and make the most of…

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Puerto Rican Leaders Gathered in Orlando to Call on Congress and Obama to End Puerto Rico’s Crisis

ORLANDO, FL (FNN News) – Today, leaders of the Puerto Rican diaspora in Orlando convened leaders from across the country, including US  Reps. Alan Grayson, D-Fla, Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill, Nydia Velazquez, D- NY, José Serrano, D-NY, Brendan Boyle, D-Pa.; and  Florida state Senator Darren Soto; New York state Senator Gustavo Rivera, Illinois state Senator Iris…

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Ambassador Moise, Health Minister, and Haiti’s First Lady Sophia Martelly Attend Health Center Grand Opening

LIMONADE, HAITI (FNN News) – Haitian Ambassador at Large Dr. Rudy Moise traveled from Miami to Haiti for the inauguration of the Centre de Santé de Caracol in Limonade, Haiti, Monday, October 12, 2015. Ambassador Moise joined Haiti’s First Lady Sophia Martelly, Health Minister, Dr. Duperval Guillaume, Howard University President Dr. Wayne Frederick, HOAH President…

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POLITICS & POWER NEWS

National Politics

Rep. Soto, Members Introduce Bipartisan Bills Preventing Virtual Currency Price Manipulation

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL-09) along with Ted Budd (R-NC-13), introduced two pieces…

Congressman Darren Soto’s Lake Nona Office Relocating to Orlando VA Medical Center

Kissimmee, FL – Starting Monday, December 3rd  2018, Congressman Darren Soto’s Lake Nona District office will be…

At Capitol, Bush saluted as gentle soul, great man

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death Monday with solemn…

World waits to see if Trump-Xi dinner brings trade peace

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — When President Donald Trump sits down for dinner Saturday with…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Orange County Property Appraiser Launches Crowdsourced Holiday Lights Map

Orlando, FL – One of the best ways to get into the holiday spirit is…

Gov. Scott Announces the Launch of Tourism Assistance Programs Following Hurricane Michael

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the launch of two VISIT FLORIDA Hurricane Michael…

Senator Linda Stewart Files Legislation To Lift Barriers On Rape Prosecution

TALLAHASSEE – State Senator Linda Stewart (D-Orlando) filed SB130: Time Limitations for the upcoming session that…

AG Commissioner-elect Nikki Fried Announces Full Transition Team

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Recently, Agriculture Commissioner-elect Nikki Fried launched a website (nikkifriedtransition.com) announcing her full…

SPORTS NEWS

  • Orlando's Aaron Gordon (right, black uniform) attacks Toronto's Kawhi Leonard during the close matchup at Amweay Center Tuesday. Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.
    ORLANDO | Green’s Game-Winning Shot Gives Raptors 93-91 Victory Over Magic | Photo: Willie David/Florida National News

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Alex Morgan Named 2018 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year

CHICAGO – On the heels of a sensational goal scoring run this year, forward Alex Morgan…

Eight Finalists Announced For 2018 Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award

The eight finalists for the 2018 ART ROONEY SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD have been named, the NFL announced today.…

David Steele To Be Inducted Into Orlando Magic Hall of Fame

Orlando, FL – The Orlando Magic will induct longtime play-by-play announcer David Steele into their Hall of…

Gerald McCoy Named Tampa Bay Buccaneers Nominee For Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today Gerald McCoy as its nominee for the Walter Payton…

VIDEO: Orlando Magic head coach Steve Clifford Pregame Presser On Denver Nuggets

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Orlando Magic (12-12) head coach Steve Clifford held a pregame…

VIDEO: Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone pregame presser on Orlando Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Denver Nuggets (12-12) head coach Michael Malone held at pregame…

BUSINESS NEWS

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World waits to see if Trump-Xi dinner brings trade peace

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — When President Donald Trump sits down for dinner Saturday with…

Microsoft surpasses Apple as most valuable public company

Microsoft’s big bet on cloud computing is paying off as the company has surpassed Apple…

VIDEO: West Lakes Orlando Business Incubator Gets $200,000 Funding Boost from JPMorgan Chase

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - LIFT Orlando, Mayor Buddy Dyer and the West Lake Business…

Adam Rosen, Son of Orlando Philanthropist Harris Rosen, Dies of Brain Cancer

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Adam Michael Rosen, son of Orlando philanthropist and hotelier Harris…

Trade War Escalates as China Announces Tariffs on US Imports

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax…

Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh Appeals Decision On Disney Property Valuation

Orlando, FL – Orange County Property Appraiser (OCPA), Rick Singh, today announced that an appeal…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

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Knight Foundation awards grant to Miami Film Festival as part of a $37 million investment in the arts!

MIAMI, Fla. - The Miami film scene received another tremendous boost this past Monday. As…

The Golden Globes Nominations: Snubs and Surprises

LOS ANGELES, Ca. (FNN NEWS) - The 76th Golden Globe Awards will be held on…

46th Annie Award Nominations Announced Animation’s Biggest Night Set for Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at UCLA’s Royce Hall

BURBANK, CA. - Nominations for the 46th annual Annie Awards were announced on Dec. 3, 2018…

Bobby Brown Sues Showtime and BBC for $2 Million

NEW YORK, N.Y. (FNN NEWS) - Bobby Brown has often been very protective over his…

Elton John Cancels Both Sold Out Florida Shows

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Elton John has canceled both sold out shows in Florida…

Barry Manilow Donates New Yamaha Piano to Launch New Instrument Drive for Jones H.S.

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Pop music icon Barry Manilow hopes others will follow his…

LIFESTYLE NEWS

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Join Mickey and Friends in Celebrating the Holiday Season at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom Park features…

Disney Chefs Bake Up Holiday Magic with Gingerbread Displays at Disney Parks and Resorts, Disney Cruise Line

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Wide-eyed wonderment will wash over Disney guests this holiday season…

OPINION: Melania Trump Dreams of a Very Red Christmas

WASHINGTON, D.C. (FNN NEWS) - First Lady Melania Trump clearly isn’t having a blue Christmas…

Nearly 1,200 Athletes Competed in Special Olympics Florida's State Fall Classic

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Special Olympics Florida athletes, coaches, volunteers and fans descended on…

Athletes, Coaches, Volunteers Made Celebrities at Special Olympics Florida Champions' Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – The red carpet rolled out for Special Olympics Florida’s Annual Champion’s…