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Jamaican Diaspora Group Backs Early Childhood Education

UJAA President Lesleyann Samuel News Americas, New York, New York, February 17, 2017: New York-based diaspora group, Union of Jamaica Alumni Associations ,(UJAA), continued its support of Jamaica educational institutions with a donation of over US$5,500 to several basic schools in Jamaica. The donation was made through Jamaica’s Early Childhood Commission (ECC) and supported four Jamaican basic schools. The schools ...

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Support The Day Without Immigrants

By NAN Editorial Team News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 16, 2017: We are happy to see the call by Felicia J. Persaud on Feb. 3, 2017 for a National Day With Immigrants, is set to become a reality on Thursday Feb. 16, 2017. Today, we urge all immigrants – documented or not, US citizen or not, to support ...

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These Caribbean Islands Provided The Backdrop For Sports Illustrated 2017

Veteran model Christie Brinkley who graces the cover of SI 2017, with two other models in the SI Shoot in the Turks & Caicos Islands. (Photo Credit: Emmanuelle Hauguel/SI) By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 16, 2017: The beaches of three exotic Caribbean islands set the stage this year for the highly anticipated Sports Illustrated ...

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Fake News Hits Close To Home In Caribbean Immigrant Community

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 15, 2017: Fake news has hit close to home for many in the Caribbean Diaspora, sending some immigrants stunned and reeling in fear and leaving others simply puzzled. In the Caribbean immigrant community in New York City, some are using the immigration status of many to stoke fear and anguish. ...

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Caribbean, Latin American Migrants Among 680 Iced In One Week

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Feb. 14, 2017: Caribbean and Latin migrants were among 680 immigrants iced by U.S. immigration agents during a week-long raid last week. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) insists those targeted are only immigration fugitives, re-entrants and at-large criminal immigrants even as advocates and immigrants voiced concern and fear ...

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FASTSIGNS® Sponsors National Business Media Show In Fort Lauderdale, Florida February 16-18

CARROLLTON, Texas, Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, announced today that it is attending and sponsoring at the National Business Media Show from Feb. 16 to 18, 2017 at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center. The company is recruiting franchisees, promoting expansion throughout the state of Florida and ...

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Caribbean And Latin Artists Win At 59th Grammy’s

Reggae singer Ziggy Marley and his kids at the 59th Grammy’s. He won his sixth Grammy for Reggae Album of the Year. (Twitter image) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Mon. Feb. 13, 2017: The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards took over the Staples Center in LA last night and among the winners were four Caribbean-born artists and ...

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OIL Rebrands to Vistra

HONG KONG, Feb. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – Vistra, one of the world’s leading service providers in international incorporations, trust, fiduciary, and fund administration services, today announced that OIL, Asia’s leading company formation specialist, has rebranded to Vistra. The rebrand heralds an exciting new chapter for Vistra and is the culmination of five years of successful integration that began with ...

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This Caribbean National Is First Deported By Donald Trump Administration

Martires Molvan-Figeureo, of the Dominican Republic, was escorted by ERO officers via an ICE Air Ops charter flight to Louisiana, where he then boarded a flight to his homeland and was turned over to local authorities. (US ICE image) By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. Feb. 12, 2017: A 54-year-old man has become the first known Caribbean ...

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Donald Trump Could Impact Caribbean Tourism In 2017

The Caribbean Tourism sector is betting on cruise tourism for 2017. By NAN Contributor  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 10, 2017: The Donald Trump administration’s increasingly protectionist pronouncements and draconian immigration rules could also impact Caribbean tourism this year, officials hinted Thursday. As the Caribbean Tourism Organization, (CTO), touted strong US arrival numbers for 2016, officials admitted that ...

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