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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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This Historian Is Challenging Lin Miranda To Take ‘Hamilton’ To St. Croix

‘Hamilton’ creator, award-winning Lin Miranda, c., in Puerto Rico recently. (Twitter image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 10, 2017: Amidst reports that ‘Hamilton’ creator, award-winning Lin Miranda will return to the role of Alexander Hamilton and take the play to Puerto Rico to help raise funds for hurricane victims there, a historian and author is challenging the  actor, ...

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NYC Voters Hand Incumbent Caribbean Roots Lawmakers Return Ticket

Grenadian-American Jumaane Williamsposted this selfie with his team on Twitter and thanked voters in the 45th District “for coming out strong!” (Twitter image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 8, 2017: Voters in New York’s 40th and 45th City Council districts on Tuesday handed their incumbent Caribbean roots representatives return tickets to the body. Haitian-born City Councilman Mathieu Eugene ...

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NYC Voters Hand Incumbent Caribbean Roots Lawmakers Return Ticket

Grenadian-American Jumaane Williamsposted this selfie with his team on Twitter and thanked voters in the 45th District “for coming out strong!” (Twitter image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 8, 2017: Voters in New York’s 40th and 45th City Council districts on Tuesday handed their incumbent Caribbean roots representatives return tickets to the body. Haitian-born City Councilman Mathieu Eugene ...

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