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The Nineteen Hour Direct Flight Has Arrived

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Nov. 20, 2015: The longest time I have ever spent on a plane in the air is just under fourteen hours. It was not intended, but the flight I was on between London and Dallas Fort Worth experienced a severe in-flight weather delay while an extensive storm crossed the Dallas region causing ...

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The Rise Of The Jamaican Patty

By Minna LaFortune  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov.19, 2015: The Jamaican patty is a popular snack in Jamaica and has now made its way to several metropolitan cities around the world, especially where Jamaicans and other Caribbean nationals live. It is a savory snack that evolved from the introduction of Cornish pastry in the Caribbean and can be found ...

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The Drivers Of The Caribbean’s Future In Geo-Politics

  Guyana President David Granger in Saudi Arabia. By  David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Thurs. Nov. 19, 2015: It is the long game that matters. It is therefore not surprising that Guyana’s President, David Granger, and Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro met separately in Riyadh with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Bin Abdulaziz in Al Saud when they attended recently the ...

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Falling On The Ideological Sword

By Melanius Alphonse News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Weds. Nov. 19, 2015: In the shadow of imminent difficulties on the horizon, there is sufficient cause to the shenanigans of the Kenny Anthony-led administration on policy matters pertaining to value added tax (VAT); the proposed implementation of the citizenship by investment program (CIP); and what amounts to dithering over judicial reform ...

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South American Gamers Buck The Region’s Economic Trend

By NAN Sports Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 18, 2015: Sales patterns for toys and games in Latin America reflect both the economy and priorities of the region – and the picture conjured up is not necessarily …

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How Immigrant Voters Can Guarantee Comprehensive Immigration Reform

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 13, 2015: Let’s face it – we’ve all heard the song and dance from Democrats on immigration reform and how exactly they will ensure it. We hear it each time the Presidential election comes around. Barack Obama before he was president sang it loudly to capture the immigrant vote. ...

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