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Trump’s America – Episode # 55 – Strong Men, Weak Times

By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 2, 2018: I was going to write an insightful episode about Trump’s State of the Union Speech this week. And I will. Or I was going to write about Melania Trump’s expensive jet travels at our expense for no good reason and I will. Then The New York Times threw ...

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FROM DETENTION TO SOTU: Caribbean Immigrant Makes It To First State Of The Union After ICE Detention

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 30, 2018: On Monday morning, Caribbean-born immigrant activist Ravi Ragbir woke up in a U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility in Orange County, New York. But on Tuesday, January 30th, he was in Washington, D.C., attending his first State of the Union. It was a rare moment of celebration for immigrant ...

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Brazil’s Prison Clash Leaves At Least 10 Dead

News Americas, RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Weds. Jan. 30, 2018: At least 10 inmates were killed on Monday during a gang clash in a prison in the state of Ceara, in northeastern Brazil. The incident occurred in Itapaje Prison, about 125 kilometers from Fortaleza, the state capital, when prisoners of rival factions clashed violently. Municipal police and prison guards of ...

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Caribbean American Congresswoman Calls For A Statue Of Congress’ First Black Woman

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 31, 2018: A Caribbean-American Congresswoman is calling for a statue of the US’ first black congresswoman to be erected in the United States Capitol. Congresswoman Yvette Clarke was born in Brooklyn to Jamaican immigrant parents. Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, who now serves in the seat Caribbean-roots lawmaker Shirley Chisholm first occupied, has introduced ...

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Caribbean Born Actress Among Top Notch Black Panther Cast – A NAN First

News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. Jan. 30, 2018: A Caribbean-born, British actress is among the top notch cast for the much-anticipated movie, Black Panther, which is set to officially hit theaters on Feb. 16th. Letitia Wright, 24, who plays Shuri, in the movie, the sister of the King of Wakanda and the ‘Smartest Person in the World,’ was born in ...

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Cuban Leader Raul Castro Unveils Jose Marti’s Statue From US Museum

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 30, 2018: Cuban President Raul Castro unveiled on Sunday a statue of Cuban national hero, Jose Marti in Havana, a replica of the original one located in New York’s Central Park. Castro was accompanied by First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, other local government and political leaders, as well ...

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Cuban Leader Raul Castro Unveils Jose Marti’s Statue From US Museum

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 30, 2018: Cuban President Raul Castro unveiled on Sunday a statue of Cuban national hero, Jose Marti in Havana, a replica of the original one located in New York’s Central Park. Castro was accompanied by First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, other local government and political leaders, as well ...

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Cuban Leader Raul Castro Unveils Jose Marti’s Statue From US Museum

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 30, 2018: Cuban President Raul Castro unveiled on Sunday a statue of Cuban national hero, Jose Marti in Havana, a replica of the original one located in New York’s Central Park. Castro was accompanied by First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, other local government and political leaders, as well ...

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The US, China and the Caribbean 

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Jan. 30, 2018: Just over two-weeks ago, CARICOM issued a statement that was probably without precedent in its long relationship with the United States. It condemned in the strongest terms, ‘the unenlightened views’ reportedly expressed by President Trump in respect of Haiti and other developing countries.  In a statement it said that ...

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The US, China and the Caribbean 

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Jan. 30, 2018: Just over two-weeks ago, CARICOM issued a statement that was probably without precedent in its long relationship with the United States. It condemned in the strongest terms, ‘the unenlightened views’ reportedly expressed by President Trump in respect of Haiti and other developing countries.  In a statement it said that ...

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