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Jamaican Born Soldier’s Death Under Investigation

Sgt. 1st Class Hughton O. Brown died in Kuwait on Nov. 14, 2017. (DOD image) News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Nov. 20, 2017: The cause of death of a Jamaican born US soldier remains under investigation, six days after he died in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, the US Department of Defense says. Sgt. 1st Class Hughton O. Brown, 43, of Brooklyn, ...

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Red Cross Hosts Families After Harlem Fire

: The American Red Cross says it is hosting 22 families in hotels in NYC following a massive fire in Harlem Friday afternoon, Nov. 17, 2017. The raging 6 alarm fire destroyed most of the 6th and 5th floors  of a building on 144th street  and Broadway in Harlem and took more than 200 firefighters to battle the blaze. Nine ...

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The Caribbean Is A Treasure Throve For Business Says Former Billionaire – A NAN First

Michael-Lee-Chin (file photo/NCB) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017: The Caribbean is ripe with opportunities and has three of the pre-conditions that must exist for success in business. That’s the word from former Caribbean billionaire and founder and chairman of Portland Holdings Inc., Michael Lee-Chin. Lee-Chin made the remarks as he opened the 41stst annual CCAA conference on ...

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The Caribbean Is A Treasure Trove For Business Says Former Billionaire – A NAN First

Michael-Lee-Chin (file photo/NCB) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017: The Caribbean is ripe with opportunities and has three of the pre-conditions that must exist for success in business. That’s the word from former Caribbean billionaire and founder and chairman of Portland Holdings Inc., Michael Lee-Chin. Lee-Chin made the remarks as he opened the 41stst annual CCAA conference on ...

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Many Caribbean Destinations Still At Risk For Zika CDC Says

Agent of the sanitary department destroys mosquito larvae nests in Cayenne, Frfench Guiana. (Photo credit: JODY AMIET/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Nov. 16, 2017: The US Centers For Disease Control, CDC, is warning Americans that “many Caribbean destinations are still at risk for #Zika!” Pregnant women are being warned to avoid the hurricanes impacted islands of  Anguilla, Antigua ...

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Five Caribbean Nations With The Most Green Card Holders For 2017

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 15, 2017: Whether through adjustment of status or sponsorship arrivals, nationals from at least five Caribbean nations account for the most green card holders or Legal Permanent Residents, (LPR), so far this year. Here’s where the most green card holders are from this year: 1: Cuba The communist Caribbean ...

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Jamaica Tourism Executive Loses Jerk Cook-Off Battle

Donnie Dawson, r, lost to South Florida Local10 Weekend News Anchor, Todd Tongen of WPLG, who was the defending champion. News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, Fl, Tues. Nov. 13, 2017: Jamaica’s Interim Director of Tourism on Sunday lost a jerk-cook off challenge at the 16th annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival at Markham Park in South Florida. Donnie Dawson lost to South ...

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Caribbean Immigrant Makes History In Brockton, MA

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Nov. 13, 2017: A 27-year-old Caribbean-born immigrant turned U.S. citizen has made history in Brockton, a city in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Jean Bradley Derenoncourt is the first Haitian-American elected to public office in Brockton, taking one of the four at-large seats on the 11-person Brockton City Council during last Tuesday’s citywide election. Derenoncourt launched his ...

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Five Caribbean Nations With The Most US Citizens This Year

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 10, 2017: When it comes to naturalizing as a US citizen, many Caribbean immigrants and green card holders often procrastinate or insist they are “going back home.” But with tightened US immigration policies and deportation for minor infractions of legal and undocumented immigrants alike, latest Department of Homeland Security ...

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