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Obama’s America – Episode # 243 – Popemania

“IF YOU ONLY KNEW WHAT I REALLY THINK” By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 28, 2015:  I certainly got Popemania.  Many Americans have. Why do you think after 242 weeks for the first time ever this episode of Obama’s America is 3 days late? Blame Pope Francis for coming to America last Wednesday and capturing so ...

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Invest Caribbean Now 2015 – St. Martin

News Americas Now, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 25, 2015: Invest Caribbean Now 2015 – St. Martin today put the spotlight squarely on tourism investment opportunities in the French Caribbean Island at the September 25th Economic Summit held in the island’s capital. The elite invitation only event featured several local government officials including Senator Guillaume Arnell, Hon. Jeanne Rogers-Vanterpool, President ...

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Partnerships Key To Development, Saint Martin Government Hears At Invest Caribbean Now 2015

  ICN Founder and CEO Felicia J. Persaud addressing delegates at ICN 2015 in Saint Martin on Sept. 25, 2015. (ICN image) Government of Saint Martin officials with ICN Founder and the Chinese delegation at Invest Caribbean Now 2015. (ICN image)   Some of the 100 delegates at Invest Caribbean Now 2015. (ICN image) Hon. President of the Saint Martin ...

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Invest Caribbean Now 2015 Makes Splashy Opening In Terres Basses, St. Martin

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 25, 2015: Invest Caribbean Now 2015 entered its fifth year last night with a splashy opening ceremony at the prestigious Villa Mes Aimes in Terres Basses area of Saint Martin, West Indies. Top government and local VIPS joined 41 Chinese delegates and several other overseas delegates for the opening reception and dinner which ...

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STAR Systems International Deploys 1.2 Million Headlamp Transponders in the Dominican Republic

News Americas Now, HONG KONG, Thursday September 24, 2015-STAR Systems International (SSI), a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) hardware, tag and professional services provider, today announced that it has completed a sale of 1.2 Million ISO 18000-6C headlamp transponders in the Dominican Republic. “We are very pleased to partner with Thomas Copel for this project,” said Bob Karr, Managing Director of ...

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Little Time Left To Act On US ‘Tax Haven’ Legislation

Some Caribbean nations are seen as tax havens for the wealthy. By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Thurs. Sept. 23, 2015: The Caribbean has just 14 congressional working days from today, September 24, to try to have the US Congress or the District of Colombia address an act naming seventeen Caribbean nations as ‘tax havens.’ If passed without amendment, ...

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Cubans Sent Packing

Cubans interdicted at sea by US Coast Guard. (US Coast Guard image) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Sept. 23, 2015: In the same month that Pope Francis is making history with a Cuba and US visit, over 200 Cubans seeking to illegally enter the United States have been sent packing. The US Coast Guard removed 237 back to Cuba this ...

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Funeral Set For Jamaican- American Governor’s Aide

  Carey Gabay, a Caribbean-born lawyer in New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration died on Sept. 17, 2015 after being hit by an apparent stray bullet at the annual J’Ouvert Festival early Labor morning, Sept. 7, 2015. News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. Sept. 18, 2015: Funeral arrangements for the Jamaican-American attorney to New York governor Andrew Cuomo has been ...

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El Dorado Awards Honored For Guyanese For Making A Difference

News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. Sept. 22, 2015: Several Guyanese nationals were recently presented with ‘El Dorado Awards’ for their efforts to make a difference and bring about positive change in the South American nation.  Among the top honorees at The Caribbean Voice (TCV) event were philanthropist, social activist and business woman Ameena Gafoor;  social and empowerment activist, Pandit Suresh ...

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Seaborne Airlines Announces Restart of Service to Dominica

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Seaborne Airlines has announced it is restarting normal operations to the Island of Dominica effective Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015.   This will include resumption of the American Airlines code-shared connecting service from San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport to Douglas Charles International Airport in Dominica, on a daily basis, as well ...

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