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Use Of ‘N’ Word To Jamaican Students Puts Spotlight On Fight For Caribbean Identity Category

Share Tweet Two of the Jamaican students in Illinois who allege they were called the “N” word by a teacher. (WMAQ TV image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, CHICAGO, IL, Thurs. Oct. 30, 2014: The apparent use of the “N” word by a substitute teacher to describe four Jamaican students in Illinois, undoubtedly puts the spotlight again on the ...

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Guyana Political Party Wants Attorney General Fired

Share Tweet Guyana Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall By NAN Contributor News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. Oct. 30, 2014:  Guyana Political Party, the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), is calling for President Donald Ramotar to fire Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall with immediate effect. The party, in a statement yesterday, said Guyana “can ...

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Cuban Migrants Missing After Trying To Reach U.S. Illegally

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, Thurs. Oct. 30, 2014: The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday afternoon suspended its search for two missing Cuban migrants in the vicinity of Caesar Creek, Florida, to Haulover Inlet, Florida. The two were among a group of 11 who were trying to enter the U.S. illegally. Nine migrants were rescued in ...

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Mexican Migrant To Spend Next 35 Years In Jail

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, CHARLOTTE, N.C., Thurs. Oct. 30, 2014: A Mexican man accused of trafficking in more than $30 million of cocaine will have to spend the next 35 years of his life in federal prison. Molina-Sanchez, 35, of Mexico, was convicted by a federal jury in May 2013 of conspiracy to distribute and to ...

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African and Caribbean Business Council to recognize outstanding leaders in Philadelphia

Share Tweet News Americas Now, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Weds. October 30, 2014: The African and Caribbean Business Council (ACBC)  will honor outstanding African and Caribbean nationals for their contributions to the City of Philadelphia and the region at its 5th Winter Awards Dinner on Saturday, November 8, 2012 from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Hilton Philadelphia Airport Hotel ,  4509 ...

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Sotheby’s International Realty Brand to Enter St. Martin

Share Tweet MADISON, N.J., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced Pierres Caraibes in St. Martin has joined the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand and now will do business as St. Martin Sotheby’s International Realty. The firm, which is owned by Lesley Reed, is located at Plaza Caraibes Bat A BP 144 Rue Kennedy, Marigot and 48 Rhine ...

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Trinidadian Immigrant Wants Answers After Child Chokes To Death

Share Tweet Dyasha Phelps Smith By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. Oct. 29, 2014: A Trinidadian immigrant mother wants to know why her special needs child, Dyasha Phelps Smith, choked to death on a muffin at her Brooklyn school Tuesday. Catherine Smith, 70, wants answers into the death of the 21-year-old child she adopted at age 3-year-old. ...

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Cuban Doc. On Forefront Of Ebola Battle Dies Of Malaria

Share Tweet   Cuban doctors at forefront of Ebola fight in West Africa. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Oct. 28, 2014: There are now 250 Cuban medical doctors and nurses on the front line of the Ebola crisis in Africa and none have so far contracted the virus. But today, one of those volunteers will be ...

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If You Have Been Injured by Asbestos, Please Read this Notice of Voting Rights

Share Tweet WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The following statement is being issued regarding the In re Specialty Products Holding Corp. matter (Case No. 10-11780 (PJW) (Bankr. D. Del. 2010). A Joint Plan of Reorganization (“Plan”) has been filed to reorganize Specialty Products Holding Corp. (formerly known as RPM, Inc.), Bondex International, Inc., Republic Powdered Metals, Inc., and NMBFiL, ...

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Caribbean American Institute Wants Apology From GOP Congressman For Guyana Ebola Misspeak – A NAN First

Share Tweet Congressman Issa on CNN on Sunday Oct. 26, 2014. (CNN image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 27, 2014: A Caribbean American Institute is calling on Republican Congressman Darrell Issa, chair of the House Oversight Committee, to apologize after erroneously stating that the medical doctor who is now hospitalized with Ebola in a New York hospital returned ...

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