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Trial Of Guyanese-American Lawmaker Continues Today

Share Tweet New York State Senator John Sampson ‘s trial continues in Brooklyn today. News Americas, BROOKLYN,NY, Mon. June 29, 2015: The trial of Guyanese-American lawmaker, New York Senator John Sampson, continues today in a Brooklyn Court with a former friend and campaign contributor set to continue testimony against him. Convicted Guyanese-born businessman and former campaign backer, Ed Ahmad, is ...

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10 Caribbean-Born US Politicians

Share Tweet Councilman Philippe Derose By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 26, 2015: Caribbean nationals are in all strata of work and service in the United States of America. As National Caribbean American Heritage Month 2015 wraps up, News Americas Now spotlights on 10 Caribbean-born U.S. politicians across the country. 1: Philippe Derose Philippe Derose ...

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New U.S. Rights Report Slams Cuba, Venezuela

Share Tweet Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the State Department in Washington to release it’s annual human rights reports, June 25, 2015. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. June 26, 2015: The United States labeled both Cuba and Venezuela as human rights abusers in the Americas even as it sought to improve relations with Cuba and set up an ...

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DR-Born Major League Baseball Players Urged To Defend Country

Share Tweet In 2013, a prostitute said Vinicio “Vinicito” Castillo Seman, “invents things [to do] with young girls, and then forces them to do the same things with indicted US Senator Sen. Menendez. News Americas, SANTO DOMINGO, D.R., Thurs. June 25, 2015: Dominican Republic-born Major League Baseball players are being urged to defend their country of birth from accusations of ...

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Isis’ Latest Caribbean Attack

Share Tweet The Isis support message posted to the JIS site. (Jamaica Observer image) News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. June 24, 2015: A second Caribbean nation has come under attack from supporters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or Isis as it’s more popularly known. Jamaica’s Houses of Parliament, the Jamaica Information Service and the Jamaica ...

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A US$200,000 Plus Caribbean Retreat

Share Tweet Bill Clinton seen in this Instagram photo in Punta Cana, DR. (Instagram Image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. June 24, 2015: How would you like to go on an all expense paid US$200,000 trip? If you were Bill and Hillary Clintons’ security detail you could! Simply let the U.S. taxpayers pick up the tab! According to The ...

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First Ever Haitian Kreyol Alphabet Songs Released

Share Tweet The ground breaking educational Kreyole Alphabet series have been created and made available online thanks to a collaboration between Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Linguistics Professor Michel DeGraff and recognized Kreyòl advocate Mandaly Louis-Charles. (PRNewsFoto/sweetcoconuts.blogspot.com)   News Americas, TARPON SPRINGS, FL, June 23, 2015: Get ready for the first ever Haitian Kreyòl alphabet songs on video. The ground breaking ...

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Charleston ‘Mother Emanuel’s’ Caribbean Link

Share Tweet The 2014 statue of Denmark Vesey in Hampton Park, South Carolina. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, CHARLESTON, SA, Mon. June 22, 2015: Hundreds flocked into the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina Sunday as Sunday service resumed for the first time since the June 17th killings of nine congregants by a 21-year-old man apparently ...

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Charleston’s ‘Mother Emanuel’ Caribbean Link

Share Tweet The 2014 statue of Denmark Vesey in Hampton Park, South Carolina. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, CHARLESTON, SA, Mon. June 22, 2015: Hundreds flocked into the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina Sunday as Sunday service resumed for the first time since the June 17th killings of nine congregants by a 21-year-old man apparently ...

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Cocaine In Baking Power Bust At JFK

Share Tweet Cocaine was found in baking powder by CBP at JFK. (US CBP Image) News Americas, JAMAICA, NY, Mon. June 22, 2015: A woman arriving on a flight from Guyana is now facing narcotics smuggling charges and will be prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the U.S. Eastern District Court of New York. Alizah Zaneshia Henry, a U.S. ...

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