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What Does Google, Nike & Bermuda Have In Common?

Internet giant Google shifts profits through Ireland and the Netherlands to Bermuda. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Oct. 23, 2015:  What does Google, Nike and Bermuda have in common? According to “Offshore Shell Games,” a recent report from Citizens for Tax Justice, its all about tax evasion. Internet giant Google shifts profits through Ireland and the Netherlands to Bermuda. Google ...

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Murdered NYPD Cop to Be Buried In Guyana

Officer Holder, 33, will be buried in his native Guyana. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 23, 2015: Third generation Police Officer Randolph Holder is set to be laid to rest in his native Guyana following a funeral service in Queens, NY next week. Officer Holder’s funeral service will be held on October 28th at the Community Church of The ...

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Time To Wake Up To Disruptive Technology

By David Jessop  News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Oct. 23, 2015:  It is far from clear how much notice the Caribbean tourism industry is taking of the appearance in many developed and some developing nations of ‘disruptive technology’ and ‘disruptive innovation.’. By this what is meant is new technology or innovation that helps create a new market or value network ...

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Maduro’s Flamboyant Optic In Autocracy

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Saint Lucia PM Kenny Anthony. By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, Fri. Oct. 23, 2015: Two days before Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s visit to Saint Lucia he made the following pronouncements to his people. First he said, he was “doing everything to save the price and the stability of our oil” and second, ...

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Donald Trump’s Rhetoric Incites Racism

Donald Trump has shown no sign of toning down his anti-immigrant rhetoric and now his take no prisoner’s attitude is inciting hate and racism as evidenced again in Virginia last week. By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 23, 2015: Donald Trump has shown no sign of toning down his anti-immigrant rhetoric and now his take ...

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In Death, Guyana-Born NYPD Cop Becomes A Hero

Murdered NYPD Police Officer Randolph Holder.   News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 22, 2015: On Tuesday he was only another black New York City police officer, assigned to the East Harlem beat with five years of service under his belt. By end of day, he was a hero; albeit a dead one! Third generation Police Officer Randolph Holder ...

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JetBlue and Seaborne Airlines Launch Codeshare Agreement Throughout The Caribbean

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) and Seaborne Airlines today began selling flights under a codeshare agreement that will offer customers increased travel options and new destinations throughout the Caribbean. Connections will be made via San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU), where JetBlue is the largest carrier. Customers flying on JetBlue and Seaborne ...

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Meet The Latest Caribbean Roots Actor On U.S. TV

Blindspot’s Marianne Ragipcean Jean-Baptiste has Caribbean roots. By NAN ET Editor News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. Oct. 20, 2015: There is no denying that Caribbean roots actors on U.S. television are too few and far between – especially in top role. But a hot new NBC show now has one heating up the screen. She is ‘Blindspot’s’ Marianne Ragipcean Jean-Baptiste, ...

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New Scientific Study Finds Coral Reefs Under Attack From Chemical In Sunscreen As Global Bleaching Event Hits

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — A new study published today in a toxicology journal has found that a chemical widely used in personal care products such as sunscreen, poses an ecological threat to corals and coral reefs and threatens their existence. Oxybenzone is found in over 3,500 sunscreen products worldwide, and pollutes coral reefs ...

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“No Haitians” Allowed Healthcare Ad States

  New York State Senator David Carlucci says he’s taken note of the Interim Healthcare Inc. ad which was published in an area with one of the highest Haitian population in the country. By NAN Staff Writer  News Americas, ROCKLAND, NY, Tues. Oct. 20, 2015: A help wanted ad posted by Interim Healthcare, Inc. in a Rockland NY Pennysaver has ...

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