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Republicans Mock US’ Caribbean Roots AG On His Departure

Share Tweet The U.S.’ first black Attorney General Eric Holder. By NAN Staff writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Sept. 26, 2014: Only moments after the U.S.’ first black Attorney General Eric Holder, the son of a Caribbean immigrant father, announced his decision to resign as attorney general of the United States, several Republican lawmakers took to Twitter to mock ...

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Invest Caribbean Now Hosts Trinidad & Tobago PM In New York Flag Raising Ceremony

Share Tweet Invest Caribbean Now Founder/Chairman Felicia Persaud, l, presents a certificate of appreciation to Trinidad & Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar as ICN President Sheila Newton-Moses, far left, looks on. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept. 25, 2014: In commemoration of Trinidad & Tobago’s 38th anniversary of a Republic and the country’s first investment ...

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Canadians Warned About The Bahamas

Share Tweet A crime scene in The Bahamas. News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Weds. Sept. 24, 2014: The Government of Canada is warning its citizens to “exercise a high degree of caution” when travelling to Nassau in The Bahamas. While the recent notice makes it clear that there is “no nationwide advisory in effect for the Bahamas,” the country is listed ...

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Morneau Shepell accelerates growth in the Caribbean and South America

Share Tweet NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Morneau Shepell (TSX: MSI), the largest company in Canada offering human resources consulting and outsourcing services, today announced that it is strengthening its pension consulting business in the Caribbean and South America through a strategic hire and the establishment of Morneau Shepell (Bahamas) Ltd., based in Nassau. The company announced that it ...

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Tribute Paid To ‘Yesterday’s’ Caribbean Children

Share Tweet Honored at the ‘Yesterday’s Children Event by Brooklyn Senator Kevin Parker and Caribbean American media personality, Glenda Cadogan were L-to-R: Dossie Gittens 105 yrs; Olive Sutton, 102 yrs of Barbados and T&T; Henry Boniface Larcher 93 of St. Lucia; Dorothy Weston; 89 and Ruby Sutton,83, of T&T and Dosie Gittens,105yrs of Guyana. News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. ...

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Dunkin’ Donuts Announces First Global Coffee Day Celebration for Monday, September 29

Share Tweet News Americas,  CANTON, Mass.,Sept. 22, 2014: Dunkin’ Donuts, one of the world’s leading baked goods and coffee chains, today announced a special deal for coffee lovers across Latin America and the Caribbean. On Monday, September 29, participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants across the region will offer guests a free small hot or iced coffee (while supplies last) with any food purchase ...

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Hard Beat’s Felicia Persaud Profiled In The West Indian

Share Tweet Felicia Persaud being interviewed by Kara Coleman of One Caribbean Television at Invest Caribbean Now 2014 in NYC. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 22, 2014: Hard Beat Communications’ Felicia J. Persaud is in the spotlight of the Annan Boodram column in the West Indian newspaper of New York. Read full piece here. Congrats Felicia. Email this ...

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Hundreds Of Millions Worth Of Cocaine Seized In Caribbean Sea

Share Tweet A U.S. Coast Guardsman offloads cocaine at Coast Guard Station Miami Beach, FL on Sept. 18, 2014. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI BEACH, FL, Fri. Sept. 19, 2014: Approximately US$173 million worth of cocaine has been seized in the Caribbean sea since January, a News Americas Now analysis of all U.S. Coast Guard drug busts since ...

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Chikungunya Death Toll In The Caribbean Passes 100 Mark

Share Tweet Chikungunya has been dubbed the ‘bend up’ disease. (PAHO image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 17, 2014: The death toll from the mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya continues to rise in the Caribbean, now passing the 100 mark, health officials say. The Pan American Health Organization, (PAHO) puts the death toll from the disease in the region ...

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Puerto Rican Jailed For Child Porn

Share Tweet News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Weds. Sept. 17, 2014: A 26-year-old man Puerto Rico will spend the next 15 years in prison followed by 10 years of supervised released, for production of child porn. Pedro Luis Baez-Torres, of Cidra, was recently sentenced over a year after his Sept. 5, 2013 arrest at his place of work in ...

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