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Haiti And The DR Unite At New York Fashion Week

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 14, 2018: As challenges on the detention and deportation of Haitians from the Dominican Republic continue to make the news, there was definitely a moment of “unity” at New York Fashion Week this week between the two countries. A 26-year-old Haitian-born model made her stunning return to New York Fashion Week after her ...

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Five Former Venezuelan Government Officials Charged

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Feb. 14, 2018: Five former Venezuelan government officials have been indicted for their alleged participation for their alleged participation in an international money laundering scheme. The scheme involves bribes made to corruptly secure energy contracts from Venezuela’s state-owned and state-controlled energy company, Petroleos de Venezuela S.A., (PDVSA). Four of the defendants, Luis Carlos De Leon ...

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NCIS New Orleans Caribbean Roots Actress To Receive AFUWI Award

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Feb. 13, 2018: The Caribbean-roots actress of popular CBS drama, NCIS New Orleans, is set to be presented with an American Foundation for the University of the West Indies, (AFUWI), award next week in New York City. Carol Christine Hilaria “CCH” Pounder, who plays medical examiner Dr. Loretta Wade on the series, will receive ...

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Caribbean’s Next Top Model Expands to The Bahamas as Season 4 Kicks Off on Flow TV

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. FEB. 13, 2018: Love is in the air and so is the buzz around Season 4 of Caribbean’s Next Top Model (CNTM) as it expands to include aspiring young hopefuls from The Bahamas when it kicks off on Valentine’s Day, February 14 at 9 pm on Flow 1. According to Garry Sinclair, Caribbean President, C&W ...

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Here’s What You Should Know About The Trinidad Carnival Terror Plot

News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Mon. Feb. 12, 2018: It’s Carnival Monday in Trinidad and the weekend has been abuzz following the announcement of a potential terror attack and then the arrest Saturday of several people by police on the twin-island. Here’s what you should know to date: 1: Things heated up after both the US and UK governments last Thursday ...

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Brazil’s Supreme Court Rejects Lula’s Bid to Avoid Prison

News Americas, RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Mon. Feb. 12, 2018: A Brazilian supreme court judge on Friday rejected a fresh bid by former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to avoid prison for corruption, indicating that he may be arrested at any time. On Jan. 24, former president Lula was sentenced to 12 years and one month in prison at a ...

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Caribbean Governments Spent Over US$3 Million On Lobbying, PR In Just Six Months – A NAN First

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 9, 2018: Caribbean governments in 10 countries spent a whopping combined total of US$ 3.5 million in the first six months of 2017 alone on lobbyists and public relations, News Americas has found. Here’s the breakdown from the latest US government’s FARA (Foreign Agents Registration Act) report from the Attorney General, referenced from ...

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Trump’s America – Episode # 56 – Marching Disorders

By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Feb. 9, 2018: Traditionally Presidents give marching orders all the time. Just not for absurd bombastic military parades of the kind dictators like the Chinese and North Koreans do all the time. Donald Trump is the first President to suffer from “marching disorders.” And all this wasteful expensive counter-productive fantasy does is ...

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6 Lesser Known Caribbean Nationals In US Black History

Compiled By NAN News Editor News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Feb. 9, 2018: There are many Caribbean nationals who contributed to the Black history of the United States and to the country overall. Here are six lesser known Caribbean Americans you should know, including two from that famous “s-hole” Caribbean nation. They are: 1: Jeremiah G. Hamilton Jeremiah G. Hamilton, ...

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Caribbean Entertainment Round-Up – Rapper Cardi B In Trinidad

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 9, 2018: Trinidad-roots rapper Cardi B was in Trinidad for the Big Bad Soca show. The singer, who has both Trini and Dominican roots, was part of the event, headlined by Bunji Garlin and featuring soca’s heavyweight champ Machel Montano. Prior to the performance, Cardi B underscored that being in Trinidad was “like ...

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