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Caribbean-Born Hollywood Stuntman Goes Back To Roots In ‘Queen Nanny’

Roy Anderson doing a cameo as a slave soldier in ‘Queen Nanny.’ News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2015: A Jamaican-born Hollywood stuntman, who has doubled for such stars as Will Smith, Denzel Washington, Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman, has returned to roots, writing, directing and producing his second film on the maroons of Jamaica. Roy T. Anderson’s ...

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Study Reveals $3.16 Billion in Cruise Tourism Expenditures throughout 35 Caribbean, Mexican, and Latin American Destinations

COZUMEL, Mexico, Oct. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – Today Business Research & Economic Advisors (BREA) launched its analysis of spending related to cruise tourism and its impact on destinations’ economies. The triennial study engaged by the FCCA included a record 35 participating destinations throughout the Caribbean, Mexico and Central and South America. It found that cruise tourism generated $3.16 billion ...

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Caribbean-Born Former UN General Assembly President Charged In Shocking Scheme

  L-to-R, Mr. John W. Ashe of Antigua and Barbuda, and then President of the General Assembly’s sixty-eighth session, pose with Holocaust survivor Ms Rena Finder, and Mr. Steven Spielberg, in a photo-op, Monday January 27, 2014, at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, before the start of the Memorial Ceremony, to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory ...

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Mutual Of America Life Insurance Company Appoints Trinidad-Born Academician To Its Board Of Directors

Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick. News Americas, NEW YORK, Tues. Oct. 6, 2015: Mutual of America Life Insurance Company, which specializes in providing retirement products and related services to organizations and their employees, as well as to individuals, announced the appointment of Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick to its Board of Directors. A native of Port of Spain, Trinidad, Dr. ...

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Lost At Sea

Coast Guard Capt. Mark Fedor responds to questions during a press conference for search-and-rescue operations for a missing container ship, El Faro, at Coast Guard Air Station Miami, Oct. 5, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney.) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Oct. 6, 2015: Thirty-two people remain lost at sea as the US Coast ...

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Reggae Tribute For Top Jamaican Producer

A new tribute to reggae producer Gussie Clarke is set to drop on Oct. 9th. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Oct. 6, 2015: Reggae label VP Records’ is paying tribute to an iconic Jamaican reggae producer from yester-year.  VP Records’ vintage imprint 17 North Parade will present a new reggae anthology from Jamaican producer and businessman Gussie Clarke on ...

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Europe Considers Future Of ACP Relationship

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Oct. 6, 2015: In a matter of days, the European Commission will launch a communication (policy paper) on the options for post-Cotonou arrangements with the ACP; the grouping that brings together 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific Nations. The document is intended to initiate a public dialogue in Europe and the ACP about ...

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Former West Indies Cricket Team Manager Is Dead

News Americas, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Mon. Oct. 5, 2015: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is paying tribute to Steve Camacho, the former Manager of the West Indies Team and Chief Executive Officer of the WICB, who died on Friday night, October 3rd in Antigua. Camacho was 69 at the time of his passing. He was also an outstanding batsman ...

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Rebelution Grabs Two Spots In Billboard Top Five

Reggae Group Rebelution News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 5, 2015: Reggae group Rebelution has grabbed a hold of two spots in the Billboard Reggae Charts this week. The Santa Barbara, California group is at number one with the acoustic version of ‘Count Me In.’ Rebelution also has the number five spot with the vocal version of ‘Count Me ...

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Guyanese In Washington Protest At Venezuelan Embassy

Dozens of Guyanese in Washington DC protesting neighboring Venezuela’s claim to two-thirds of their country on the anniversary of the arbitral award which settled their border in 1899 on Oct. 3rd 2015. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Oct. 5, 2015:  Dozens of Guyanese from in and around Washington DC braved a cold drizzle on Saturday, October 3rd to protest neighboring ...

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