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A Jamaican Roots Non Profit Worker Takes On An Incumbent Haitian Councilmember In NYC

Flatbush-born Brian Cunningham, r., a former aide to New York State Senator Kevin Parker and chief-of-staff of Councilmember Laurie Cumbo is challenging Haitian-born incumbent Councilmember Mathieu Eugene for the 40th Councilmatic district seat. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 7, 2017: A Jamaican roots former political worker turned non-profit worker will face-off again against a Haitian-born City Councilmember in ...

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These U.S. Congressional Lawmakers Tour The US Virgin Islands Post Irma and Maria

Senator Kamala Harris, l., who has roots in the Caribbean, was among those who toured St. Thomas post hurricanes Irma and Maria on Nov. 5, 2017. (USVI Governor’s Office image) News Americas, ST. THOMAS, U.S.V.I, Tues. Nov. 7, 2017: A bi-partisan group of U.S. Congressional lawmakers toured parts of the U.S. Virgin Islands Sunday, some 47 days after Hurricanes Irma ...

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This Caribbean Island Has Been Shaken By An Earthquake

A quake of with a magnitude of 5.7 on the seismic scale and with a depth of 45 km occurred south east of Grenada Sunday, according to the UWI Seismic Research Center. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Nov. 6, 2017: A Caribbean island that was spared the wrath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria was on Sunday shaken by an ...

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Lawsuit Against Antigua & Barbuda Prime Minister Going To Trial

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne, seen here onstage during Global Citizen Festival 2017 at Central Park on September 23, 2017 in New York City, is being sued by Dr. Isaac Newton for defamation. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images) News Americas, MIAMI, Fl, Fri. Nov. 3, 2017: A defamation lawsuit filed by a U.S. Caribbean Diaspora national against ...

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Idaho Credit Union Says ‘Black Face’ Jamaican Bobsled Wearing Halloween Costume Staffers Meant No Disrespect

The four women in black facepaint with what appear to be afro or braid wigs, yellow stocking caps and a cardboard “bobsled” labeled “Jamaica” — a nod to the 1988 Olympic team and the popular ‘90s movie “Cool Runnings. (Instagram image) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Nov. 3, 2017: A credit union in the northwestern state of Idaho says four ...

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APR Energy Helps to Restore Critically Needed Power in Puerto Rico

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — When natural disasters knock out critical power supplies, customers around the world count on APR Energy to deliver large-scale power fast. The latest is hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, where APR Energy has commissioned two mobile gas turbines and connected them to the local power grid just 15 days after its equipment arrived ...

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Paul Manafort & Richard Gates’ Caribbean Link

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort leaves federal court, October 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, have been indicted by a federal grand jury in the investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election. (Photo by Keith Lane/Getty Images) News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Oct. 31, 2017: The Caribbean island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ...

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Lilly Broadcasting Makes One Caribbean Television Available As An Over-The-Top (OTT) Signal To Puerto Rico

News Americas, ERIE, PA, Mon. Oct. 30, 2017: Puerto Rico’s power grid and communication infrastructure has been decimated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.  Most of Puerto Rico has been without power for almost a month. Puerto Rico residents have had limited access to news, weather, or any information for over a month.  Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico, is building an ...

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