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Jamaica To Soon Know All About Deportees

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Nov. 13, 2015: The Jamaican government will soon know the immigration and criminal histories of all nationals being sent back from the US to their homeland. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Ministry of National Security of Jamaica this week signed a memorandum of cooperation in Kingston ...

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Seaborne Airlines and Erie Aviation Reach Agreement for Aircraft Upgrades

Share Tweet SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Seaborne Airlines has reached agreement with Erie Aviation Incorporated for Aircraft Upgrades to its SAAB 340B cabins. The new cabin will feature Erie Aviations Textile Group / Green Sky Textiles customized new bulkhead covering, new sidewall and new carpeting for the fleet as well as LED cabin ...

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The Caribbean Service Members Of The U.S. Military

Share Tweet Former General Colin Powell remains one of the most famous children of West Indian immigrants to serve in the US military. A NAN Special Report News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Nov. 11, 2015: As the U.S. marks Veterans Day today, News Americas decided to take a look at the number of Caribbean/West Indians who are currently serving in ...

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US Burns Weed In This Caribbean Nation

Share Tweet Belizean security forces and U.S. Army’s Southern Command recently teamed up to help eradicate over 50,000 marijuana plants in the Central American nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Westin Warburton) News Americas, BELIZE CITY, Belize, Tues. Nov. 10, 2015: Weed may be legal in some U.S. states, but the federal government is doing its part to ...

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This U.S. Presidential Hopeful Was In The Caribbean

Share Tweet Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson in Puerto Rico on Nov. 8, 2015. (Twitter image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Mon. Nov. 9, 2015: A U.S. Presidential hopeful took his campaign on the road to the Caribbean Sunday in a clear political pitch for some Hispanic votes. Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson visited the ...

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300 Plus Cuban Migrants Sent Packing In Weeks

Share Tweet 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 ...

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This Caribbean Prime Minister Bucks Political Trend

Share Tweet 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 ...

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This Guyana-National Is Now A Senator

Share Tweet 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 ...

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

Share Tweet        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 ...

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Jamaican National Releases New Book

Share Tweet 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 ...

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