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A Helpful Confluence Of Events For The Caribbean

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. June 21, 2016: It is clear from a recent visit to Washington that there is a renewed interest in the Caribbean and that its concerns are back on the US agenda. How this has come about owes little if anything to the usual process of policy development, but to an accidental and ...

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Updated Canada Advisory Warns Nationals About Travel To The Dominican Republic, Jamaica

By NAN Contributor News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Tues. June 21, 2016: The latest updated travel notices from the Canadian government warns nationals to “exercise a high degree of caution” when traveling to the Caribbean nations of the Dominican Republic (DR) and Jamaica. The cautionary advice was updated  on both nations on June 17th based on high crime levels in both ...

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Twenty Cities Advance in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Latin American and Caribbean Mayors Challenge

NEW YORK, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the 20 Latin American and Caribbean cities selected as finalists in its 2016 Mayors Challenge, a competition that encourages cities to generate bold ideas that solve urban challenges and improve city life – and have potential to spread.  The finalists, hailing from 10 countries, will move forward to ...

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A Cabinet Of Ill-Defined Intentions In St Lucia

By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Mon. June 20, 2016: English poet Robert Browning said, “Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for?” In other words, suggesting that, in order to achieve anything worthwhile, we should attempt even those things that may turn out to have been impossible. The current narrative is ...

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In Orlando, A Guyanese-American Hero Emerges

Marine Veteran Imran Yousef whose parents were born in Guyana has emerged as a hero of the Orlando Shooting. (CBS screen grab) By NAN Staff Writers News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 20, 2016: As relatives and friends begin the heart wrenching task of burying their loved ones, the public is learning of a Guyanese-American marine veteran, who risked ...

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Obama’s America – Episode # 281 – Obama Snake Oil

Buy It If You Can Afford It! By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 17, 2016:  SURPRISE …. New headline in New York Times this week ,.. “Yes, Obamacare Premiums Are Going Up” And here is the opening … “Get ready for big increases in premiums under the Affordable Care Act. A new analysis from the Kaiser ...

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The Dangers Of Success

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. June 17, 2016: One of the most beautiful beaches I ever saw was Cane Garden Bay in the British Virgin Islands. I have not been there for many years, but when I visited it was virtually untouched. A pristine crescent shape, its palm fringed, white sand beach, was small enough to feel ...

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Crowd Funding Site Becomes Critical To Families Of Caribbean, Latin American Orlando Victims

  US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden place flowers for the victims of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub Sunday at a memorial at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando, Florida, June 16, 2016. / AFP / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, ...

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Jamaica National Named President Of Northern Caribbean University

Lincoln Edwards By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 17, 2016: A Jamaican-born national and graduate of the University of the West Indies has been named President of the private liberal-arts Northern Caribbean University of Jamaica. Lincoln Edwards, a pharmacologist and dental surgeon was elected president of the University, Adventist Review is reporting. The Northern Caribbean ...

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No Donald Trump, The Most Dangerous Cities In The World Are Not Oakland Or Ferguson

General Antonio Benavides speaks before carrying out a security operation in the impoverished Petare neighbourhood, one of Caracas’ most dangerous slums. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 17, 2016: Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump just can’t seem to get his facts straight. The Donald is now claiming falsely in a New York Times magazine interview, ...

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