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Condolences Pour In For This Caribbean Journalist

Ian Boyne, r, on the set of Profile. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Dec. 19, 2017: Condolences are pouring in for veteran Caribbean journalist, Ian Boyne, who passed away in Jamaica on Monday, Dec. 18th. Boyne died at the University Hospital of West Indies in Jamaica, where he was hospitalized earlier this month after suffering a series of heart ...

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Jamaica Among The World’s Best Airport Lounges

Lounges in Jamaica, Estonia and Malta among those recognised in annual poll based on 72,000 ratings from Members  LONDON, Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — A selection of the world’s best airport lounges have been revealed by independent lounge membership program, Priority Pass, in its annual Lounge of the Year Awards.  This year winners include lounges in Jamaica, Estonia, Malta and Quebec as well as ...

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Caribbean American Teen Is CNN Young Wonder Of The Year

Jamaican American Haile Thomas is a CNN Young Wonder of the Year. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Dec. 18, 2017: A soon to be 17-year-old Caribbean American from New Windsor, New York was on Friday night, Dec. 15th, presented with a CNN Young Wonder of the Year award in New York City. Haile Thomas, who was born to Jamaican ...

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Funeral Set For Queens, NY Woman Killed In Jamaica

Desiree Gibbon, 26, was found murdered in Jamaica n Nov. 26thby locals. Her killer remains on the lam. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 15, 2017: The Hollis-Queens, NY woman, killed last month in Montego Bay, Jamaica, will be laid to rest next weekend following a funeral service in Queens Village. While the killer of Desiree Gibbon, 26, remains ...

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Investigation Continues Into Police Killing Of Haitian Immigrant

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 15, 2017: The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says it is investigating the death of a 42-year-old Haitian immigrant who was shot by a Broward Sheriff’s deputy moments after he attacked another deputy. Both deputies have so far been placed on administrative leave, as per department policy, in the shooting death of Jean ...

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Caribbean News – Jamaicans Help Doug Jones Win In Alabama

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 15, 2017: A lot has been said of the power of the black vote, especially of black women voters, in the historic Tuesday, December 12th victory of Democratic senator-elect, Doug Jones. But lost among the black voters helping Jones make history in a ruby red state were Jamaicans women voters, according to the ...

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Caribbean News – Caribbean Nationals Among Queen’s Young Leaders Honorees

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 15, 2017: Eight Caribbean youth leaders are among this year’s winners of the Queen’s Young Leaders Award program. They are: Aubrey Stewart of Jamaica, Ronelle King of Barbados, Lakeyia Joseph of Dominica, Jenella Edwards of Grenada, Marva Langevine of Guyana, Jodie Dennie of St. Vincent & the Grenadines and Benedict Bryan and Jean-Claude ...

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Confirmation.com Reveals Partnership with Maduro & Curiel’s Bank

BRENTWOOD, Tennessee, Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Confirmation.com, the world’s leading provider of online audit confirmations, announced today that Maduro & Curiel’s Bank (MCB) is joining Confirmation.com‘s global network. This allows auditors to send confirmation requests to MCB through Confirmation.com‘s secure online platform. “Joining Confirmation.com increases our service towards our clients and stakeholders. It also helps our staff ...

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Brand Jamaica Makes Its Way Into German Politics

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 14, 2017: There is no stopping Brand Jamaica. By some weird coincidence, Jamaica has found its way into German politics this year leading to the word of the year – “Jamaika-Aus.” The Society for German Language has chosen “Jamaika-Aus,” which translates to “Jamaica Out,” as the country’s 2017 Word of the Year. The ...

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