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Jamaican-Born, Broward Schools Superintendent Yet To Receive Call From Trump

News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Weds. Feb. 21, 2018: Today marks a week since the horrific Valentine’s Day massacre at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. And while President Donald Trump was in Florida last weekend, visiting some of the survivors in a hospital and meeting with first responders, the county’s Jamaican-born Broward County Schools Superintendent, says he ...

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Forbes Travel Guide Announces 2018 Star Rating Awards

ATLANTA, Feb 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As it celebrates its landmark 60th anniversary, Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its 60th list of worldwide Star Rating winners, continuing its exceedingly selective approach for recognizing the world’s finest properties and rewarding gracious, intuitive service. The 2018 award winners include 27 new Five-Star hotels, 70 new Four-Star hotels and 76 new Recommended hotels. Other ...

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Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in Curaçao

MADISON, N.J., Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced its expanding presence on the island of Curaçao with the opening of Curaçao Sotheby’s International Realty. Curaçao Sotheby’s International Realty is led by Owner Raymond Seijs and will serve the luxury residential real estate markets across the island including Blue Bay Resort, Coral Estate Resort, ...

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Caribbean Roots Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting Victim To Be Laid To Rest Friday

News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Tues. Feb. 20, 2018: A Caribbean roots Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student, who was among 17 who were slaughtered by crazed gunman Nikolas Cruz in the Valentine’s Day/Ash Wednesday massacre of February 14, 2018, is set to be laid to rest this Friday. Helena Freja Ramsay, 17, of Coral Springs, Florida, will be laid ...

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Latin America Roots Teen Remains Hospitalized After Taking Bullets To Save Others From Florida Shooter

News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Tues. Feb. 20, 2018: A 15-year-old Latin America-roots immigrant and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High remains in a Broward County hospital, six days after he used his body as a human shield to save many in his class. Anthony Borges, whose roots extend to Venezuela, has a long road to recovery. He was shot five times ...

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Mexico Shaken By Another Earthquake

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit southern and central Mexico on Friday evening, damaging buildings and shocking local residents. The epicenter of the earthquake was eight kilometers to the northeast of Pinotepa Nacional, southern state of Oaxaca, reported the National Seismological Service of Mexico. It is said that the tremor was felt in ...

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This Caribbean Nation Has Recorded Over 158 Murders So Far This Year

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Feb. 19, 2018: The Caribbean island nation that has given the world reggae music, jerk cuisine and Usain Bolt and is heavily dependent on tourism, has recorded a reported one hundred and fifty-eight murders so far this year. Jamaica reached the shocking numbers in less than 50 days of 2018. The latest victim is ...

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Latin American Immigrant Among Victims Of Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting

News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: A 17-year-old Latin American immigrant is among the 17 victims slaughtered by gunman Nikolas Cruz at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida Wednesday. Students, friends, and family gather to pray during a candlelight vigil for victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School yesterday, at ...

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Mexico’s First Female Indigenous Candidate Holds First Campaign Rally

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: The first indigenous female running for Mexico’s presidential election held her first campaign rally at Mexico City’s Ibero-Americana University on Monday. For the first time, an indigenous woman, Maria de Jesus Patricio Martinez is running for the election. The 53-year-old, known to most as “Marichuy,” is a traditional Nahua (a group ...

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Six Caribbean Revolutionaries In US Black History

Compiled By NAN News Editor News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: There is no denying that black Caribbean immigrants brought their revolutionary, pioneering and entrepreneurial spirit to the US from way back in 1700s and that spirit lives on to today. Here are six radical West Indians in US black history you may not know: 1: Founder Of ...

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