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Caribbean Entertainment – Rihanna’s Song Becomes Protest Anthem

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 6, 2018: One of Barbadian-born, pop diva, Rihanna’s songs, recently became a protest anthem for Howard University students. The students recently stormed a building in the premises to call out authorities on the $1 million stolen from the school’s financial aid. They led the demonstration with RiRi’s, “B***h Better Have My Money,” Billboard ...

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Caribbean Recipes – Jamaican Bammy

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 6, 2018: A truly authentic Jamaican dish is bammy or bami. It is essentially a cassava flatbread descended from the simple flatbread eaten by the Arawaks, Jamaica’s original inhabitants. Today, it is produced in many rural communities and sold in stores and by street vendors in Jamaica and abroad. Bammies have been consumed ...

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Caribbean Roots US Congressmembers Remember MLK Jr.

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. April 5, 2018: Caribbean roots, US congressional leaders were among millions across the country who paused Wednesday to remember the life and legacy of civil rights icon, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Caribbean-American Brooklyn, NY Congressmember Yvette Clarke remembered Dr. King as a “drum major.” “On this ...

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Reggaeton singer nabbed by US ICE

News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Thurs. April 5, 2018: A reggaeton singer has been arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents and for bulk cash smuggling into the United States. Puerto Rico-born singer, Carlos Efrén Reyes-Rosado, aka Farruko, 27, who rose to fame collaborating with heavyweight artists such as Daddy ...

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Can The Caribbean Really Begin To Lead The World On Climate Resiliency?  

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. April 4, 2018: Can the Caribbean begin to lead the world after Hurricanes Irma and Maria? Former US President Bill Clinton thinks it can happen on climate resiliency. His comments come as he formally launched his Clinton Global Initiative Post-Disaster Recovery Action Network for the Caribbean at the University of Miami Tuesday. The initiative, coming ...

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Can The Caribbean Really Begin To Lead The World On Climate Resiliency?  

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. April 4, 2018: Can the Caribbean begin to lead the world after Hurricanes Irma and Maria? Former US President Bill Clinton thinks it can happen on climate resiliency. His comments come as he formally launched his Clinton Global Initiative Post-Disaster Recovery Action Network for the Caribbean at the University of Miami Tuesday. The initiative, coming ...

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Can The Caribbean Really Begin To Lead The World On Climate Resiliency?  

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. April 4, 2018: Can the Caribbean begin to lead the world after Hurricanes Irma and Maria? Former US President Bill Clinton thinks it can happen on climate resiliency. His comments come as he formally launched his Clinton Global Initiative Post-Disaster Recovery Action Network for the Caribbean at the University of Miami Tuesday. The initiative, coming ...

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This Caribbean Prime Minister Hails Winnie Mandela As A ‘Champion Of Freedom’

News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. April 3, 2018: A Caribbean prime minister is hailing South Africa’s Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who passed away Monday in her homeland, as a champion of freedom. Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, said Madikizela-Mandela, 81, “was a symbol of the black struggle against oppression and injustice.” “We here in Jamaica supported her in that struggle as she ...

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This Caribbean Prime Minister Hails Winnie Mandela As A ‘Champion Of Freedom’

News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. April 3, 2018: A Caribbean prime minister is hailing South Africa’s Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who passed away Monday in her homeland, as a champion of freedom. Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, said Madikizela-Mandela, 81, “was a symbol of the black struggle against oppression and injustice.” “We here in Jamaica supported her in that struggle as she ...

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This Caribbean Prime Minister Hails Winnie Mandela As A ‘Champion Of Freedom’

News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. April 3, 2018: A Caribbean prime minister is hailing South Africa’s Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who passed away Monday in her homeland, as a champion of freedom. Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, said Madikizela-Mandela, 81, “was a symbol of the black struggle against oppression and injustice.” “We here in Jamaica supported her in that struggle as she ...

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