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Seaborne Airlines and Erie Aviation Reach Agreement for Aircraft Upgrades

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Seaborne Airlines has reached agreement with Erie Aviation Incorporated for Aircraft Upgrades to its SAAB 340B cabins. The new cabin will feature Erie Aviations Textile Group / Green Sky Textiles customized new bulkhead covering, new sidewall and new carpeting for the fleet as well as LED cabin lighting with ...

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The Caribbean Service Members Of The U.S. Military

Former General Colin Powell remains one of the most famous children of West Indian immigrants to serve in the US military. A NAN Special Report News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Nov. 11, 2015: As the U.S. marks Veterans Day today, News Americas decided to take a look at the number of Caribbean/West Indians who are currently serving in the U.S. ...

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Justin Bieber Goes Reggaeton

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber has added some reggaeton spice to his mix. By NAN ET Writer News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Weds. Nov. 11, 2015: Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber has added some reggaeton spice to his mix. Bieber has teamed up with Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin to release a remix of his new hit single. The song ...

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West Indies Head Coach Returns

Phil Simmons is back as coach of the West Indies senior cricket squads. By NAN Sports Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 11, 2015: An apology has gotten Phil Simmons his job back as head coach of the senior West Indies squads. Simmons, 52, returned after being suspended in September for questioning the continued omissions of players Dwayne ...

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US Burns Weed In This Caribbean Nation

Belizean security forces and U.S. Army’s Southern Command recently teamed up to help eradicate over 50,000 marijuana plants in the Central American nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Westin Warburton) News Americas, BELIZE CITY, Belize, Tues. Nov. 10, 2015: Weed may be legal in some U.S. states, but the federal government is doing its part to help tamp ...

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Context Is Everything In Venezuela’s Changing Relationship With CARICOM

  Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Saint Lucia PM Kenny Anthony. David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Nov. 10, 2015: As with so much in politics it is often what is not seen, said or fully understood that drives events. This is particularly so in the case of Venezuela’s changing relationship with the countries of CARICOM. In recent months ...

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Regional Lessons From The Gowdy Ghostbuster

  By Melanius Alphonse, ICIA AIPFM News Americas, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Tues. Nov. 10, 2015: Any objective analysis of the Hillary Clinton testimony debacle before the Benghazi Committee 8.0, chaired by US Rep Trey Gowdy and his team of Ghostbusters, so named for their blind persistence in chasing spectral issues with no real form or substance, reveals three things. After ...

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Light: Listen, Learn Love – The Essence of Diwali

Hindus celebrate Diwali today. By Annan Boodram News Americas, BRONX, NY, Tues. Nov. 10, 2015: Harking back to Diwali during childhood days in Guyana, one recalls a celebration that was about fostering community, camaraderie and caring relationships. These interactions were intertwined into the celebration of the messages and the lessons, of which the overriding one was the triumph of good ...

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Jamaica’s Legendary International Master Pianist For LA Performance

Grammy nominated Jazz maestro Monty Alexander is set to play Catalina Jazz Club. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Nov. 9 2015: Jamaica’s legendary award-winning international master pianist, Monty Alexander, fresh from a tour of Japan, will be taking his Harlem Kingston Express to Hollywood this weekend. Alexander, who has built a reputation exploring and bridging the worlds of American ...

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This U.S. Presidential Hopeful Was In The Caribbean

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson in Puerto Rico on Nov. 8, 2015. (Twitter image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Mon. Nov. 9, 2015: A U.S. Presidential hopeful took his campaign on the road to the Caribbean Sunday in a clear political pitch for some Hispanic votes. Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson visited the Caribbean island ...

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