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Bajan Wants To Be Mayor Of A Canadian City – A NAN First

Share Tweet Surrey Mayoral Hopeful John Edwards. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, Surrey, B.C., Fri. Oct. 24, 2014: A Barbadian-born immigrant is hoping to be the next mayor of Surrey, a city in the province of British Columbia, Canada. John Edwards, who has lived in Surrey since 1994, says he’s hoping to increase regional, national and global opportunities for local ...

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Caribbean American Congresswoman MIA From Congressional Immigration Letter To President – A NAN First

Share Tweet Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 23, 2014: Brooklyn, New York, Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, has consistently insisted she supports immigration reform. She is the daughter of immigrants, her district is home to many immigrants and Clarke used her speech at the recent West Indian ...

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Dominican Republic Imposes Ebola Travel Ban

Share Tweet CBP Enhanced Ebola Screening at JFK Airport. (US CPB image)  By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Oct. 22, 2014: The Dominican Republic has joined other countries in the Caribbean in banning entry to foreigners who have visited Ebola-affected countries. Dominican Health Minister Altagracia Guzman says the ban applies to travelers who have been in those ...

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Guatemalan Fugitive Deported

Share Tweet   Edwin Estuardo Martinez-Ortega- deported. (US ICE Image) News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Weds. Oct. 22, 2014: A Guatemalan fugitive wanted in his home country on outstanding murder charges has been sent packing by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Edwin Estuardo Martinez-Ortega, 18, was deported from Philadelphia recently via ICE charter ...

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Funeral Set For Jamaican-Born, U.S. Olympic Fencer

Share Tweet The late Kamara James. (USAFencing.com image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LONG ISLAND, NY, Mon. Oct. 20, 2014: Jamaican-born, U.S. Olympic fencer, Kamara James, is set to be laid to rest this Friday in Long island New York. The 19-year-old Queens resident, who represented Team USA as one of the youngest fencers at the 2004 Olympic Games ...

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Funeral Set For Jamaican-Born, U.S. Olympic Fencer

Share Tweet The late Kamara James. (USAFencing.com image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LONG ISLAND, NY, Mon. Oct. 20, 2014: Jamaican-born, U.S. Olympic fencer, Kamara James, is set to be laid to rest this Friday in Long island New York. The 19-year-old Queens resident, who represented Team USA as one of the youngest fencers at the 2004 Olympic Games ...

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Funeral Set For Jamaican-Born, U.S. Olympic Fencer

Share Tweet The late Kamara James. (USAFencing.com image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LONG ISLAND, NY, Mon. Oct. 20, 2014: Jamaican-born, U.S. Olympic fencer, Kamara James, is set to be laid to rest this Friday in Long island New York. The 19-year-old Queens resident, who represented Team USA as one of the youngest fencers at the 2004 Olympic Games ...

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Thousands Without Power In Bermuda Following Gonzalo

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sat. Oct. 18, 2014: More than 28,000 people on the island of Bermuda remained without power this morning in the aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo. The island hit Bermuda last night and into the wee hours of this morning with winds of over 100 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center ...

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First Caribbean Death Of The 2014 Hurricane Season Recorded

Share Tweet Hurricane Gonzalo also hit St. Barths. (Twitter/SaintBarthcom images) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Oct. 15, 2014: The first death in the Caribbean of the 2014 hurricane season was recorded in St. Maarten Tuesday as Hurricane Gonzalo, now a category three storm, continued its path towards Bermuda. Gonzalo was blamed for the death of an as yet unidentified elderly ...

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Hurricane Gonzalo Could Become Category Three Hurricane

Share Tweet News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Oct. 14, 2014: Tropical storm Gonzalo is now Hurricane Gonzalo and it forecast to strengthen into a category three storm by Wednesday, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said last night. Gonzalo continued to strengthen last night as it was set to pass northeast of the Virgin Islands overnight. At 11 ...

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