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Jamaica’s Legendary Jazz Great Monty Alexander To Mark 40th Anniversary Reunion Of One Of The Great Trios In Jazz

Jazz greats Monty Alexander, John Clayton and Jeff Hamilton will mark the 40th anniversary reunion of one of the great trios in jazz on July 10, 2016 in Hollywood, CA. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 6, 2016: It’s the reunion that will have jazz lovers humming as Jamaica’s Legendary Jazz Great Monty Alexander returns to the stage with ...

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Five Things You Should Know About The Doctor Treating Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt (left) posted this Instagram image showing he is preparing to ‘begin his journey’ to healing. By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 6, 2016: The question on many sports commentators lips ever since July 1st, is will the World’s Fastest Man, Usain St. Leo Bolt, overcome his injury in time to fulfill his Olympic ...

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Five Fast Facts On The New Archbishop Of Kingston, Jamaica

Archbishop Kenneth David Oswin Richards By NAN Contributor News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. July 6, 2016: Today, in Jamaica, a new Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop will be ordained at a special service at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity on North Street in Kingston. Here are five things you should know about Archbishop Kenneth David Oswin Richards: 1: Bishop Richards ...

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Addressing The Reality Of Brexit For The Caribbean

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. July 6, 2016: The European Council President, Donald Tusk, could not have been clearer. Following a June 29th informal session of European Union (EU) leaders, minus the UK, he said that there will be no European single market à la carte. Trade access, he observed, requires the acceptance of the freedom of ...

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Meet The Jamaican-Born Louisiana State Alumni Making The Jamaica Olympics Team

Fitzroy Dunkley, an LSU alum, has made the Jamaica Olympics Team for Rio 2016. By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. July 5, 2016: While the focus has been on Usain Bolt’s injury at the Jamaican national championships in Kingston ahead of Rio 2016 and whether he will be healthy enough for the Summer Games, lost in ...

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Inaugural Hamilton Award Presented To Haitian-Born, NYC Lawmaker

Hamilton Immigrant Achievement Award Recipients – L-R: Councilmembers Margaret Chin and Mathieu Eugene, widow of Richard Rescorla Susan Rescorla and Adrian Flannelly. (Arthur Piccolo image)   By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 4, 2016: A Haitian-born New York City Councilman was on Sunday presented with the first Alexander Hamilton Immigrant Achievement Award. Councilmember Dr. Mathieu Eugene ...

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Cancer Claims Life Of Former Trinidad And Tobago PM

Former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning passed away on July 2, 2016. By NAN Contributor News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Sat. July 2, 2016: The dreaded disease – cancer – has claimed the life of yet another victim, this time former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning. Manning, according to a social media posting ...

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16 Caribbean Nations Where Sex Trafficking Remains A Problem

By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. July 1, 2016: The latest Trafficking in Persons 2016 Report from the U.S. State Department is out and no surprise – several Caribbean nations have made the list of nations battling with the issue of “sex trafficking” – the term used for the act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing, or obtaining a ...

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Obama’s America – Episode # 283 – President Obama’s Last July Fourth

The Spirit Of 1776 In 2016! By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 1, 2016: All these poignant moments …. President Obama’s last this and last that as President of the United States. Coming up next – the Obama’s last July 4th in The White House. But for me INDEPENDENCE Day will be January 20, 2017, when ...

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Countdown Begins To Caribbean Diaspora Carnivals

A New York cop with carnival revelers on Labor Day, Sept. 7, 2015. By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 1, 2016: Its summer, which means Carnival time in most cities where Caribbean nationals live outside of the region. Of course the biggest Caribbean Diaspora carnivals every summer takes place in Toronto – Caribana; the UK ...

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