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Caribbean-American Congresswoman Among Democrats In U.S. Congressional Sit-In

Congresswoman Yvette Clarke at the Congressional sit-in on June 22, 2016. By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. June 23, 2016: Caribbean-American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke was among dozens of U.S. House Democrats who staged a historic “sit-in” on the House floor Wednesday in protest of the Republican leadership’s refusal to allow a vote on a gun control measure ...

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Caribbean-Born Founder Of Europe’s Biggest Carnival Is Dead

Jamaican-born Sam King was founder of the Notting Hill Carnival. By NAN Contributor News Americas, LONDON, England, Thurs. June 23, 2016: The man who founded the street festival that has today become Europe’s biggest street party, is dead. Jamaican Sam King MBE, who migrated to Britain on the SS Windrush in 1948, died on Saturday, June 18th. He was 90. ...

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Argentina Buries US In Copa America Semis To Claim Place In Finale

Lionel Messi #10 of Argentina takes a shot as DeAndre Yedlin #2 of United States defends during the Copa America Centenario Semifinal match between United States and Argentina at NRG Stadium on June 21, 2016 in Houston, Texas. Argentina won the match 4-0 (Photo by Shaun Clark/Getty Images) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, HOUSTON, TX, Weds. June 22, 2016: ...

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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Day – Jakub Blaszczykowski

Jakub Blaszczykowski of Poland has a clear Ciao Willy moment as he celebrates after he scores a goal to make it 0-1 during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group C match between Ukraine and Poland at Stade Velodrome on June 21, 2016 in Marseille, France. (Photo by Catherine Ivill – AMA/Getty Images)

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WANTED CARIBBEAN! – Over 300 Nationals On Interpol’s Wanted List Including Jack Warner – A NAN First

Former FIFA VP and T&T minister remains on the Interpol list of wanted persons as he continues to fight a U.S. extradition request. By NAN Staff Writers News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 22, 2016: Three hundred and twelve nationals from 16 Caribbean nations are on Interpol, the world’s largest international police organization’s Wanted Persons List, including Trinidad & ...

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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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