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Lilly Broadcasting Makes One Caribbean Television Available As An Over-The-Top (OTT) Signal To Puerto Rico

News Americas, ERIE, PA, Mon. Oct. 30, 2017: Puerto Rico’s power grid and communication infrastructure has been decimated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.  Most of Puerto Rico has been without power for almost a month. Puerto Rico residents have had limited access to news, weather, or any information for over a month.  Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico, is building an ...

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French President Emmanuel Macron Tells French Guiana He Is Not Santa Claus

French President Emmanuel Macron in French Guiana. (Gilles Gressier/France Caraibe Broadcast image) By Gilles Gressier, France Caraibe News Americas, CAYENNE, French Guiana, Mon. Oct, 30, 2017: “I am not Father Christmas.” That’s the word from French President Emmanuel Macron to nationals of French Guiana on his arrival there on October 26, 2017 for the occasion of the 22nd Conference of ...

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38 Days After Hurricane Maria, St. Croix Residents Grapple With A New Reality

Linesmen are a welcome sight across St. Croix, USVI where 85 percent of the population remains without power. (Melody Rames Image) By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Oct. 27, 2017: It’s been 38 days exactly – as of today, Oct. 27, 2017 – since Hurricane Maria slammed into the 84.17 square miles island territory of St. Croix ...

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Caribbean Sports – This Retired Caribbean Star Earns US $27 Million

Race winner Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates on the podium with Usain Bolt during the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on October 22, 2017 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Oct. 27, 2017: Jamaican triple Olympian Usain Bolt may be a ‘retired’ athlete ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – These Reggae Artists Are Supporting A Relief Effort For Hurricane Victims

Jah Cure is among the artists joining the JAMATHON. News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Oct. 27, 2017: A growing number of Jamaican reggae and dancehall artists have signed on help raise money to help Caribbean victims of the recent hurricanes. The artists will be part of JAMATHON, a benefit concert set for Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at The Red Stripe ...

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Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Green Banana Salad

By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 27, 2017: As we approach the end of October, our minds turn to November and the festive feasting seasons. In November we will celebrate Thanksgiving and for Thanksgiving, us chefs and cooks in the Caribbean Diaspora are always looking for ways to bring various Caribbean flavors to the various feasts ...

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Trump’s America – Episode #39 – Trump’s Other Drug “War”

Two Tricks Or Treat? By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 27, 2017: Label this week my annual HALLOWEEN episode because Halloween will be over by next episode and I never want to miss writing about this major holiday. But you will not learn why this is a Halloween story until the very end of this episode ...

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Social Media Monitoring And The Trump Administration’s Latest Xenophobic Move

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Oct. 27, 2017: By the time you read this, Donald Trump’s Department of Homeland Security, (DHS)’s minions, will likely have snooped on my social media page, read the article and put me on a list of immigrants to watch. This, regardless of the fact that I am a naturalized citizen of ...

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Caribbean Travel – 10 Things To Know About Saint Martin Almost Two Months After Hurricane Irma

  Debris incinerated in Oyster Pond, on the French Caribbean island of Saint-Martin, after the passing of Hurricane Irma on September 27, 2017. (Photo credit: HELENE VALENZUELA/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Oct. 27, 2018: November 6, 2017 will mark two months since Hurricane Irma slammed into French Saint Martin and Dutch St. Maarten, wreaking havoc and decimating lives. ...

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This Canadian Company Gets Into The Medical Marijuana Business In Jamaica

News Americas, ONTARIO, Canada, Thurs. Oct. 26, 2017: Canada’s largest medical marijuana producer has entered the Jamaican medical marijuana market. Canopy Growth Corporation, which owns the brand, yesterday announced it has launched a strategic partnership in the Jamaican cannabis market as part of its ongoing international expansion. Canopy Growth will hold 49 per cent of the share capital of Tweed ...

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