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Jamaican Women’s Bobsleigh Team Finish 19th At Winter Olympics

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Feb. 22, 2018: Congratulations were pouring in on social media Wednesday afternoon for the Jamaica women’s bobsled team, even though they finished second to last at the Winter Olympics in South Korea. “History makers” and “inspiration” are just some of the adjectives being used to describe the team of Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian and brake woman Carrie ...

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Oxfam Haiti Director Liked Lesbian Shows Says Former Lover

News Americas, NEW YORK,  NY, Thurs. Feb. 22, 2018: A teenage lover of the former Haiti director of UK charitable organization, Oxfam, says he liked lesbian shows and would pick up young women in Pétion-Ville and take them back to his villa. Mikelange Gabou, who was 16 when she started a sexual relationship with Roland van Hauwermeiren, the charity’s director ...

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Jamaican-Born, Broward Schools Superintendent Yet To Receive Call From Trump

News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Weds. Feb. 21, 2018: Today marks a week since the horrific Valentine’s Day massacre at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. And while President Donald Trump was in Florida last weekend, visiting some of the survivors in a hospital and meeting with first responders, the county’s Jamaican-born Broward County Schools Superintendent, says he ...

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Forbes Travel Guide Announces 2018 Star Rating Awards

ATLANTA, Feb 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As it celebrates its landmark 60th anniversary, Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its 60th list of worldwide Star Rating winners, continuing its exceedingly selective approach for recognizing the world’s finest properties and rewarding gracious, intuitive service. The 2018 award winners include 27 new Five-Star hotels, 70 new Four-Star hotels and 76 new Recommended hotels. Other ...

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Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in Curaçao

MADISON, N.J., Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced its expanding presence on the island of Curaçao with the opening of Curaçao Sotheby’s International Realty. Curaçao Sotheby’s International Realty is led by Owner Raymond Seijs and will serve the luxury residential real estate markets across the island including Blue Bay Resort, Coral Estate Resort, ...

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Caribbean Roots Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting Victim To Be Laid To Rest Friday

News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Tues. Feb. 20, 2018: A Caribbean roots Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student, who was among 17 who were slaughtered by crazed gunman Nikolas Cruz in the Valentine’s Day/Ash Wednesday massacre of February 14, 2018, is set to be laid to rest this Friday. Helena Freja Ramsay, 17, of Coral Springs, Florida, will be laid ...

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Latin America Roots Teen Remains Hospitalized After Taking Bullets To Save Others From Florida Shooter

News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Tues. Feb. 20, 2018: A 15-year-old Latin America-roots immigrant and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High remains in a Broward County hospital, six days after he used his body as a human shield to save many in his class. Anthony Borges, whose roots extend to Venezuela, has a long road to recovery. He was shot five times ...

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Mexico Shaken By Another Earthquake

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit southern and central Mexico on Friday evening, damaging buildings and shocking local residents. The epicenter of the earthquake was eight kilometers to the northeast of Pinotepa Nacional, southern state of Oaxaca, reported the National Seismological Service of Mexico. It is said that the tremor was felt in ...

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This Caribbean Nation Has Recorded Over 158 Murders So Far This Year

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Feb. 19, 2018: The Caribbean island nation that has given the world reggae music, jerk cuisine and Usain Bolt and is heavily dependent on tourism, has recorded a reported one hundred and fifty-eight murders so far this year. Jamaica reached the shocking numbers in less than 50 days of 2018. The latest victim is ...

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Latin American Immigrant Among Victims Of Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting

News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Feb. 16, 2018: A 17-year-old Latin American immigrant is among the 17 victims slaughtered by gunman Nikolas Cruz at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida Wednesday. Students, friends, and family gather to pray during a candlelight vigil for victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School yesterday, at ...

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