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Caribbean Hindu Mandirs – Agreeing To Disagree

 By Annan Boodram  News Americas, BRONX, NY, Thurs. Sept. 10, 2015: It is a trait that seems to have become systemic in the community – the capacity to take disagreements and create irrevocable schisms. Everyone is well aware of the fact that 60 plus Caribbean Hindu mandirs in New York City are the result of an inability to agree to ...

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West Indian American Carnival Slandered Over Brooklyn Shootings

A New York cop with carnival revelers on Labor Day, Sept. 7, 2015. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 9, 2015: The West Indian American Day Carnival that occurred between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday September 7, 2015 was incident free but you won’t read that in any main stream media. Instead, a number of shootings that ...

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The Ed Ahmad Lesson

  Ed Ahmad. By Annan Boodram News Americas, BRONX, NY, Weds. Sept. 9, 2015: He flew high, feeling unencumbered by the travails and battering of more ordinary folks. And somewhere between the acquisition of millions and the hobnobbing with VIPs he forgot that the law has a way of clipping wings sprung on illegality and taking advantage of the voiceless ...

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This Caribbean Island Has A New Government

PNM’s Keith Rowley will be Trinidad & Tobago’s new PM for the next five years. News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. Sept. 8, 2015: Trinidad & Tobago has become the latest Caribbean nation to be swept by the winds of change hat’s been blowing many governments out of office in recent months. The incumbent government led by United National Congress leader, ...

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Politicians Become West Indians For A Day At Caribbean Carnival

Grenada-roots NYC Councilman Jumanee Williams at WIADCA 2015.     News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. 8, 2015: It’s become the place to be for politicians in New York each Labor Day and Monday was no exception as several politicians flocked to the West Indian American Day Carnival Association breakfast for the kick-off of the 48th carnival. Non-West Indian pols. ...

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Caribbean-Born NY Governor Staffer Fighting For Life After J’Ouvert Shooting

Carey Gabay, a Caribbean-born lawyer in New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration is fighting for his life after being hit by an apparent stray bullet at the annual J’Ouvert Festival early Monday morning. News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. 8, 2015: A Caribbean-born lawyer in New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration is fighting for his life after being ...

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APR Energy 250MW Extension in Uruguay Gains Final Signature, Approval

Multiple extensions of the 250-megawatt project in Uruguay underscore the fact that fast-track mobile power is an ideal source of interim electric-generating capacity during construction of permanent infrastructure. (PRNewsFoto/APR Energy) JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – APR Energy plc (the “Company”), a global leader in fast-track power solutions, today announces final signature and government approval of the extension of its 250MW ...

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Down To The Wire In Trinidad And Tobago

PNM supporters, in true carnival style, dancing on the main road in Tunapuna on September 5, 2015, as they make their way to Tacarigua, for the last rally before the general election, Monday September 7, 2015, in Trinidad & Tobago. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Mon. Sept. 7, 2015: Whichever way you define ...

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Obama’s America – Episode # 240 – Obama’s After Life

It Sure Looks Like Vacation! By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, Fri. Sept. 4, 2015: I misspoke last episode. I enjoy admitting my mistakes; it proves my humanity. I clearly stated in the last episode President Obama’s vacation was over. WRONG. His two luxurious weeks in splendor on Martha’s Vineyard was just Part One of his year’s Presidential Summer ...

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Seaborne continues its efforts in supporting Dominica relief

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Seaborne Airlines and its partners are working together to send much needed supplies to the storm stricken island nation of Dominica. Seaborne Airlines will be accepting items such as over-the-counter medical supplies, non-perishable goods, men’s and/or women’s underwear, bedding supplies, towels, and toiletries. These items can be delivered to Seaborne Airlines ...

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