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Sri Lanka Sets West Indies Strong Lead

Dimuth Karunaratne is proving the torn in the Windies side already. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2015: Sri Lanka finished the opening day of the first Test against West Indies strong yesterday with a whopping 250 for two. Opening batsman Dimuth Karunaratne led the way with his third Test century. Karunaratne’s unbeaten 135 and a knock of ...

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Where Is Latin America and the Caribbean’s Best Golf Destination?

The Punta Espada Golf Club in Cap Cana is among the many top golf courses in the DR. News Americas, SANTO DOMINGO, DR, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2015: Take a wild guess where the best destination to golf in the Caribbean and Latin America is? The International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) recently awarded the title to a top Caribbean ...

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Pennsylvania-Based Jamaican National Iced

An immigrant arrested by US ICE agents recently. (US ICE image) News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2015: A 55-year-old Jamaican national living near York, Pennsylvania is set to be deported back to his native land after being nabbed by officers of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) division. The man was among ...

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Fake Immigration Document Gets DR Nationals Busted

News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2015: Two Dominican Republic nationals could face 10 years in jail if convicted of fraudulent use of visas and other documents. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) San Juan Office of Field Operations officers arrested Riensil Domingo Betances-Brito and Héctor Bienvenido Hernandez-Vasquez for having an altered immigration stamp inside their passports, ...

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Cocaine ‘Salad Dressing’ Bust At JFK

Andres Josue Leal Valle, a Guatemalan citizen, was recently busted at the John F. Kennedy International Airport for bringing in more than oil and vinegar by U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers. News Americas, JAMAICA, N.Y., Thurs. Oct. 15, 2015: A man who thought he could easily pass salad dressing laced with cocaine through John F. Kennedy International Airport ...

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West Indies To Face Sri Lanka

New West Indies Cricket Captain Jason Holder. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 14, 2015: The West Indies cricket squad is set to face off against a relatively inexperienced Sri Lankan side today. The sides are set to face off at Galle International Stadium with the threat of rain hanging overhead. West Indies is on tour under brand new ...

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Rihanna For Victoria Secrets Fashion Show

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 14, 2015: Bajan star Rihanna is set to bring her style and musical talent to the 2015 Victoria Secrets Fashion Show. The singer will perform along with Selena Gomez The Weeknd at the show which will air on Dec. 8th. from 10:00-11:00 PM ET/PT. The singers will be in great company at the ...

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A Multi-Million Dollar Resort Is Coming To This Caribbean Island

(L-R) Paulo Pena, President and Managing Director, Latin America and Caribbean, Wyndham Hotel Group, Stephen P. Holmes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Wyndham Worldwide, Everton Walters, Chairman, Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. and Stuart Layne, Chief Executive Officer, Barbados Tourism Investment, Inc. finalize agreement to develop 450-room Sam Lord’s Castle Barbados, A Wyndham Grand Resort on October 13, 2015 in Parsippany, ...

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Jamaican Author Makes History Again

Marlon James is the first Jamaican to be shortlisted for and win the Man Booker Prize. News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. Oct. 14, 2015: Jamaican author Marlon James has made history again, winning the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction award last night on the heels of becoming the first Jamaican to make the shortlist just weeks ago. The 44-year-old, ...

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The LAC Dilemma: St Lucia Is Not Brazil

By David Jessop    News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Oct. 13, 2015: Is it helpful to describe Latin America and the Caribbean as if it were a single entity? What does this do to the way the Caribbean is perceived? In recent years the expression Latin America and the Caribbean, or LAC for short, has become a catch‐all, used increasingly to ...

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