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The Most Corrupt Nations In The Caribbean And Latin America

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 2, 2018: The list of the most corrupt countries in the world is out, thanks to Transparency International’s annual vigilance. Here are the 8 of the nations’ perceived as most corrupt in the Caribbean and Latin America, respectively for 2017, as compiled by News Americas using TI’s latest global rankings. CARIBBEAN 1:  Haiti ...

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Antigua & Barbuda PM Calls Snap Elections

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 2, 2018: Antigua & Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, has called a snap election in the Caribbean island. On Sunday, Browne announced that March 21st is the date for new elections in the islands. Barbuda was decimated by Hurricane Irma last September. Browne ruling Antigua and Barbuda Labor Party, (ABLP), won the last ...

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These Eight Brave Haitians And El Salvadorans Are Suing Donald Trump

News Americas, BOSTON, Massachusetts, Fri. Mar. 2, 2018: Two brave Haitian nationals and six Salvadorans are among a group of eight who have slapped a lawsuit on Donald Trump and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, (DHS). Nineteen-year-old Chris Jean Baptiste and 25-year-old Anne Christine Nicolas, both of whom were born in Haiti and now live under Temporary Protected Status, ...

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Caribbean Entertainment: Jamaican Roots Safaree Samuels Says He Did Not Leak Nude Pics.

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Mar. 2, 2018: Nicki Minaj’s ex, Jamaican roots rapper Safaree Samuels, insists he did not leak his own nudes. Samuels’ comments come after social media heated up earlier this week after pictures of his private part began making its way across the web. Appearing on Power 105.1’s morning show, The Breakfast Club, Samuels said: “This ...

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5 Weed Dispensaries In Puerto Rico You Should Know

News Americas, MIAMI, Fl, Fri. Mar. 2, 2018: Medical marijuana is an emerging business in Puerto Rico as of late last year, two years after the government legalized medical marijuana. Here are five medical dispensaries you should know that have opened their doors on the island that will serve all patients who carry medical marijuana cards from Puerto Rico. 1: ...

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Caribbean Entertainment: Jamaican American Actress To Star In TNT Series

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Mar. 2, 2018: Jamaican American Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph is ready to sink her claws into her next project.  According to Deadline, the actress has been tapped to star alongside Niecy Nash in season two of TNT’s Claws. The series follows Nash’s character Desna, a Florida nail shop owner, and her group of “treacherous” manicurists. ...

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Caribbean Sports – Bolt’s Football Debut Announcement Falls Somewhat Flat

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Mar. 2, 2018: Months of hype surrounding triple Olympian Usain Bolt’s soccer debut with a major football squad fell somewhat flat for fans Tuesday after the Jamaican star announced that big entrance would simply be in the form of a charity match. Bolt, 31, announced on Twitter that he will be playing in a soccer ...

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Caribbean Entertainment: Chronixx Releases New Video

  News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Mar. 2, 2018: Grammy-nominated conscious reggae singer, Chronixx, is showcasing the beauty of Jamaica in his new video for “I Can.” The video for the latest single off the Grammy-nominated album, Chronology, was recently released and features dream-like aerial views of both the island’s beauty and strife in four. The video was directed by ...

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Jamaica’s Jazz Great Monty Alexander For ‘Carnaval On The Mile’

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 28, 2018: Jamaica’s jazz great and Grammy nominated musical maestro, Monty Alexander, is among a hand-picked group of musicians set to celebrate the twentieth edition of ‘Carnaval on the Mile,’ in Miami in Coral Gables, Florida this weekend. Alexander will perform at the remodeled Miracle event, that will also feature musicians like Ozomatli, ...

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Caribbean Immigrant Remembered By ICE

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Mar. 1, 2018: The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, (ICE), may be scaring a lot of immigrants currently with their raids and enforcement round-ups, but the agency took time out this week to celebrate a former black employee and Caribbean immigrant. As Black History Month wrapped up, ICE officials paid tribute to the early ...

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