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A Multi-Million Dollar Resort Is Coming To This Caribbean Island

Share Tweet (L-R) Paulo Pena, President and Managing Director, Latin America and Caribbean, Wyndham Hotel Group, Stephen P. Holmes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Wyndham Worldwide, Everton Walters, Chairman, Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. and Stuart Layne, Chief Executive Officer, Barbados Tourism Investment, Inc. finalize agreement to develop 450-room Sam Lord’s Castle Barbados, A Wyndham Grand Resort on October 13, 2015 ...

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Jamaican Author Makes History Again

Share Tweet Marlon James is the first Jamaican to be shortlisted for and win the Man Booker Prize. News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. Oct. 14, 2015: Jamaican author Marlon James has made history again, winning the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction award last night on the heels of becoming the first Jamaican to make the shortlist just weeks ago. ...

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More Cubans Show Up Illegally Amidst US Thaw

Share Tweet The US Coast Guard recently returned sixty-five Cuban migrants to Cuba. News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Oct. 12, 2015: As the US government continues to soften its rules on Cuba, more and more Cubans are seeking to illegally enter the United States. According to US Coast Guard data, in fiscal year 2015, a whopping 4,462 Cuban migrants attempted ...

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Caribbean Immigrants Among Those Iced

Share Tweet An immigrant arrested by US ICE agents in Miami, FL recently. (US ICE image) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Oct. 9, 2015: A convicted Jamaican-born murderer was among several Caribbean and Latin American migrants recently iced by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers in Miami. The Jamaican citizen, a green card holder who lived in West Palm ...

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DR National Busted With Fake Inspection Stickers

Share Tweet A DR National was recently busted at JFK with counterfeit inspection stickers. News Americas, JAMAICA, N.Y., Fri. Oct. 9, 2015: A Dominican Republic national who recently arrived on a flight from Santiago, Dominican Republic has been busted with fake New York State Vehicle Safety/Emissions Inspection stickers. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at John F. Kennedy International ...

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Wanted Fugitive Apprehended In The Virgin Islands

Share Tweet Luis Raul Torres, 31, being busted by US Customs in the USVI. (US Customs Image) News Americas, ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2015: A 31-year-old man wanted in St. Croix, for alleged robbery and unauthorized use of a firearm in the commission of a violent crime has been nabbed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office ...

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Study Reveals $3.16 Billion in Cruise Tourism Expenditures throughout 35 Caribbean, Mexican, and Latin American Destinations

Share Tweet COZUMEL, Mexico, Oct. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – Today Business Research & Economic Advisors (BREA) launched its analysis of spending related to cruise tourism and its impact on destinations’ economies. The triennial study engaged by the FCCA included a record 35 participating destinations throughout the Caribbean, Mexico and Central and South America. It found that cruise tourism generated ...

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Caribbean-Born Former UN General Assembly President Charged In Shocking Scheme

Share Tweet   L-to-R, Mr. John W. Ashe of Antigua and Barbuda, and then President of the General Assembly’s sixty-eighth session, pose with Holocaust survivor Ms Rena Finder, and Mr. Steven Spielberg, in a photo-op, Monday January 27, 2014, at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, before the start of the Memorial Ceremony, to mark the International Day of Commemoration ...

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Mutual Of America Life Insurance Company Appoints Trinidad-Born Academician To Its Board Of Directors

Share Tweet Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick. News Americas, NEW YORK, Tues. Oct. 6, 2015: Mutual of America Life Insurance Company, which specializes in providing retirement products and related services to organizations and their employees, as well as to individuals, announced the appointment of Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick to its Board of Directors. A native of Port of Spain, ...

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Lost At Sea

Share Tweet Coast Guard Capt. Mark Fedor responds to questions during a press conference for search-and-rescue operations for a missing container ship, El Faro, at Coast Guard Air Station Miami, Oct. 5, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney.) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Oct. 6, 2015: Thirty-two people remain lost at sea as the ...

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