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300 Plus Cuban Migrants Sent Packing In Weeks

A group of Cuban migrants recently nabbed south of Key West, FL. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Nov. 6, 2015: In just six week, over 300 Cuban migrants have been sent packing out of the U.S. despite a clear thaw in US-Cuba relations. The U.S. Coast Guard in Miami have had their hands full with Cubans ...

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Rural Caribbean Tourism: A New Opportunity?

  Jarabacoa in La Vega province in the DR. By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Nov. 6, 2015: One of my abiding memories of travelling in the Dominican Republic is of staying in a remote and beautiful mountainous area above Jarabacoa in La Vega province. For those who have never had the good fortune to visit the country’s ...

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This Caribbean Prime Minister Bucks Political Trend

The Hon. Dean Barrow has officially been sworn in for a third consecutive term as the Prime Minister of Belize. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 6, 2015: A CARICOM Prime Minister this week bucked recent Caribbean political trends by winning another term in government unlike most incumbents across the region. Belize Prime Minister Dean ...

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As The Son Of Immigrants Rises, Immigration Takes A Back Seat

Marco Rubio on the campaign trail in New Hampshire on Nov. 5, 2015. (Twitter image) By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 6, 2015: A new Monmouth University poll released Monday shows that Cuban-American Republican Presidential hopeful, Marco Rubio, has tripled his support since September. He is now the lone candidate with Hispanic roots at the top ...

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This Guyana-National Is Now A Senator

Guyana-born freshman politician Roxanne Persaud, r, is now a New York State Senator By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Nov. 5, 2015: A Guyana-born freshman politician is now a New York State Senator. Roxanne Jacqueline Persaud, who last year made history by becoming the first woman to represent the 59th Assembly District, on Tuesday night won the ...

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This Caribbean Icon Remains “Alive” On Richest Dead Celebrities List

The late great Bob Marley. By NAN ET Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 5, 2015: A Caribbean music icon who has been dead for 34 years remains very much “alive” on Forbes’ richest dead celebrities list. Caribbean-born reggae legend Bob Marley moved up one place from last year to take the fourth place on the magazine’s 2015 ...

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17 Caribbean Countries To Launch Initiatives On Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

       By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 5, 2015: Women entrepreneurs from 17 Caribbean nations will be joining their counterparts around the globe this November 19th to celebrate Women Entrepreneurship Day (WED). “To further cement our pillars and means of delivery we’ve appointed eight regional ambassadors representing the Caribbean, the European Union, Eastern Europe, Central ...

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Jamaican National Releases New Book

Richard Guy’s new book, ’50 Jamaican History Stories.’ By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 5, 2015: A Canada-based Jamaican national has released his second book focused again on the history of the country. Richard Guy’s new book, “50 Jamaican History Stories,” focuses on short stories from Jamaica’s 500 year history – from the coming of ...

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James River Group Holdings Reports Third Quarter Net Income of $19.0 Million

News Americas, PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Nov. 04, 2015:  James River Group Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:JRVR) today announced financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2015. J. Adam Abram, Chairman and CEO of James River Group Holdings, Ltd. commented, “My colleagues delivered strong returns, producing an 89.0% combined ratio. James River remains on track to earn a 12% ...

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Former UN General Assembly President Now Under House Arrest

Former UN General Assembly President Ashe was recently arrested on bribery charges. He is now under house arrest. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 4, 2015: John Ashe, the Antigua-born former President of the UN General Assembly, is out of jail and under house arrest. Judge Vernon S. Broderick released Ashe in time for Halloween ...

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