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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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Former Puerto Rico Mayor Guilty

Share Tweet Former Puerto Rico Mayor Eduard Rivera-Correa News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sat. Oct. 25, 2014: The former mayor of the municipality of Río Grande, Puerto Rico, pleaded guilty Friday to soliciting and receiving cash bribes. Eduard Rivera-Correa, 61, admitted to taking approximately $39,000 in cash bribes from a contractor who sought to be awarded three construction inspection ...

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Stolen Peruvian Cultural Treasures Returned

Share Tweet Peruvian art returned. (US ICE image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Oct. 24, 2014: Several looted Peruvian artifacts smuggled into the United States during the last several years have been returned to the countries government. Following four separate investigations by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the artifacts were ...

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Charged For Roles In Costa Rican Telemarketing Schemes

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Oct. 24, 2014: Two individuals were yesterday charged while a third pled guilty for roles in Costa Rican telemarketing schemes targeting U.S. residents. A California woman pleaded guilty Thursday for her role in a half-million-dollar “sweepstakes fraud” scheme that was run from Costa Rica and targeted U.S. residents while ...

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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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