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CACCI members celebrate Caribbean Heritage Night – Patriotic Vanguard

CACCI members celebrate Caribbean Heritage NightPatriotic VanguardThe Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. was founded in August, 1985 to provide small businesses with entrepreneurial services and promote opportunities that will yi...

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Md. man to face charges in Aruba – Washington Post

Fox NewsMd. man to face charges in ArubaWashington PostGiordano, 50, who has been held in Aruba since Aug. 5, is due to appear before a judge in a closed hearing Monday, Stein said. Prosecutors will update the judge on their investigation, ask that Gio...

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Argentina President Is Early Primary Winner

News Americas, BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Mon. Aug. 15, 2011: Argentina President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is the early winner of her country’s open primary election. Exit polls on Sunday showed Kirchner, 58, a member of the Peronist party, as the unofficial winner. A survey ahead of the vote by Management & Fit consultants showed that if the vote were held ...

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First “Gay” Cuban Wedding Held

News Americas, HAVANA, Cuba, Mon. Aug. 15, 2011: Cuba on Saturday saw its first “gay wedding” as Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada tied the knot on Fidel Castro’s birthday. Estrada, 31, is a noted dissident and gay rights activist in Cuba who has AIDS while Iriepa, 37, is legally a woman after undergoing one of the first state-sponsored sex changes ...

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Nicki Minaj’s Hidden Talent?

News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Mon. Aug. 15, 2011: Trinidad-born rapper, Nicki Minaj, is definitely making no bones about showcasing what may be a hidden talent. Over the weekend, the singer gave a lap down to Canadian singer Drake. It was just the latest in a line of public lap dances the rapper has done including on Lil Wayne and Chris ...

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Jamaicans Are Queens Of Cricket Too

News Americas, Bridgetown, Barbados, Mon. Aug. 15, 2011: Jamaican women may be known as Queens of the dancehall, but on Sunday, the girls from Jamaica proved they were also queens of cricket. The Jamaican women’s cricket squad was crowned the queens of West Indies cricket when they beat Trinidad and Tobago by 30 runs to win the WICB Women’s League ...

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Coach Dunga Sues English Club

News Americas, LONDON, England, Mon. Aug. 15, 2011: Brazil’s former coach is suing English club, the Queens Park Rangers Football Club. Dunga claims the club owes him £750,000, a loan he made to them in 2006. Dunga was an investor in QPR under previous owners but now says he hopes the new owners, who include Flavio Briatore and Bernie Ecclestone, ...

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Reggae’s “Doctor” To Receive NYC Proclamation

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 15, 2011: Reggae’s “Doctor,” Moses ‘Beenieman’ Davis, is set to be honored with a New York City proclamation next month. Beenieman will be presented with a proclamation from New York City Councilman, Jamaican American Leroy Comrie, (D-St. Albans), at the inaugural Reggae Rhythm & Blues Concert slated for Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, ...

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