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Caribbean Immigrant Keeps Spot On US 10 Dollar

Alexander Hamilton will remain on the US $10. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 21, 2016: After 10 months of lobbying, activists including News Americas columnist Arthur Piccolo are celebrating the decision by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to keep Caribbean immigrant and Founding Father of the United States, Alexander Hamilton, on the front of US $10 ...

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Trinidad National Leads Team To Pulitzer Prize Win

Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief and publisher of the Los Angeles Times Media Group. By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. April 20, 2016: A Trinidad-born of the largest daily newsgathering organization in the Western U.S. is celebrating along with his team their Pulitzer Prize win. Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief and publisher of the Los Angeles Times Media Group, praised his ...

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Puerto Rican Roots Writer Wins Again For Story On America’s Greatest Immigrant

Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton in the Broadway hit, ‘Hamilton.’ By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. April 20, 2016: The Puerto Rican-roots writer, actor and rapper who has made America’s greatest immigrant and the Caribbean-born U.S. founding father, Alexander Hamilton, great again is celebrating another top win. Washington Heights Lin-Manuel Miranda, who was born to Puerto ...

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Caribbean Region Mourns Passing Of Another Journalist

The late Petra Gooden. (Facebook image.) By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. April 20, 2016: The Caribbean region is mourning the loss of yet another journalist this year, this time a Barbadian sports reporter attached to the Barbados Nation newspaper. The Caribbean Sports Journalists’ Association (CASJA) yesterday announced the sudden death of Petra Gooding, 31. According to ...

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NYS Appeals Court Upholds Conviction Of Trinidad Immigrant Family

Shantal Ramsundar, l., was given a reduced sentence by the Appellate Court of NYS. (File photo) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, QUEENS, NY, Tues. April 19, 2016: The New York State Appellate Court has upheld the 20111 convictions of a Trinidad-born immigrant family who defrauded 19 Caribbean immigrants out of more than $1.8 million in Queens, NY in an ...

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U.S. Warns Americans Against Travel To Mexico

  Strong military presence in Mexico. (Photographer: Brett Gundlock/Bloomberg via Getty Images) By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. April 18, 2016: The U.S. has issued a travel warning for Mexico that remains current as of today, April 18th. The U.S. Department of State  is warning U.S. citizens about the risk of traveling to certain places in Mexico ...

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Hundreds Injured, Dead After Quake In Ecuador

A scene from the April 16, 2016 earthquake in Ecuador. (Red Cross image) By NAN Contributor News Americas, QUITO, Ecuador, Mon. April 18, 2016:Hundreds are injured and dead following the the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Esmeraldas province in Ecuador on April 16th. More than 800 volunteers and staff from the Ecuadorian Red Cross have been activated he said on ...

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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Day – Colorado Rockies

Nolan Arenado #28 of the Colorado Rockies has a Ciao Willy moment as he rounds the bases after hitting a home run in the ninth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on April 17, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo Credit: Dylan Buell)

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Jamaican Inducted Into U.S. Chess Hall of Fame

Maurice Ashley begin inducted into the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame. By NAN Contributor News Americas, ST. LOUIS, MO, Mon. April 18, 2016: A Jamaican man has made history by becoming the first black American to be inducted into the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame. Maurice Ashley, who discovered his love of the game at age 14 and has also ...

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Obama’s America – Episode # 272 – Getting Ready For Retirement

Goldman CEO At Obama State Dinner  By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 15, 2016: Again only in Obama’s America …. Will you find the logical explanation for this article which appeared on the front page of the New York Times on Tuesday this week: “In Settlement’s Fine Print, Goldman May Save $1 Billion.” The Times is ...

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