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The Man From Nevis Lives On 214 Years Later

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 27, 2018: Every January and July, for more than a decade now, head of the Bowling Green Association of NY, Arthur Piccolo, has gathered a group of people at the gravesite of the U.S.’ Nevis-born Founding Father and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, to mark his birth ...

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This Caribbean National Wins The 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 27, 2018: A Caribbean national has emerged the winner of the 2018 Commonwealth short story prize, the world’s most global literary prize. Having been named the Caribbean regional winner for the Prize in 2015, and again this year, Kevin Jared Hosein of Trinidad and Tobago convinced the judges, chaired by Sarah Hall, with ...

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Resolution Condemning Nicaragua Regime Passes House

By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. July 27, 2018: A bi-partisan resolution condemning the Daniel Ortega Regime of Nicaragua and murders and violence there, has passed the U.S. House of Congress. HR 981, introduced by U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman Emeritus of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, condemning the intimidation, violence, persecution, and murders committed against ...

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The Top 10 Universities In Latin America

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 27, 2018: The Times Higher Education World University Rankings recently released the list of the best universities in Latin America, evaluated across teaching, research, international outlook, reputation and more. For the first time, The University of the West Indies (UWI) was placed in the rankings, coming in at number 37 out of 129. ...

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To Decriminalize Or Legalize Is The Question In This Caribbean Nation

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 27, 2018: A Caribbean government now says it will be seeking the input of nationals in the country to provide answers to the question surrounding the controversial herb – to decriminalize or legalize? Trinidad and Tobago’s government, on the heels of saying the issue was not of their front burner,  has now announced ...

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Valuing Workers Guarantees Caribbean Tourism’s Long-Term Future 

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. July 27, 2018: A few weeks ago, this column made the point that the time has come for tourism in the Caribbean to be managed in such a way that it is less about numbers and more about delivering lasting nation-wide social and economic growth. It suggested, in part, that to achieve ...

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Jamaicans Among 65 ICED in New York

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. July 26, 2018: At least three Jamaican immigrants are among a group of 65 mainly Caribbean and Latin American migrants who were recently nabbed by agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) unit. The 65 were arrested over a 5-day operation that ended ...

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Trinidad Passenger Now Facing Drug Smuggling Charges

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, N.Y., Thurs. July 26, 2018: A U.S. citizen who arrived on a flight from Port of Spain, Trinidad is now behind bars and facing federal narcotics smuggling charges after she was found with more than clothes in her suitcase. Diamonaire Smith was stopped at JFK Airport in Queens, NY on Monday, July ...

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SEC Slaps Fraud Charge On Founder Of  Failed Caribbean Festival

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, Washington D.C., Weds. July 25, 2018: Remember the debacle that was the Caribbean “Fyre Festival” in The Bahamas? Well the SEC, (Securities and Exchange Commission), on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 slapped its founder, New York entrepreneur William Z. (Billy) McFarland, with fraud charges and they have agreed to settle. The SEC, in a statement, said, ...

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Daughter Of Caribbean Immigrants Named New Dean At Harvard

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 25, 2018: The daughter of Caribbean immigrants has been named a dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the prestigious Harvard University. Professor Claudine Gay, who was born to Haitian immigrant parents in New York, will assume the position on Aug. 15th, Harvard President Larry Bacow announced ...

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