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GoFundMe For Jamaican Fire Victims Raise Over 21K of 100K Goal

Jamaicans Karen Stewart-Francis, along with her two daughters, 2-year old Kylie and 7-year old Keleisha, and niece, 19-year old Shawntay Young, were all killed in a tragic fire that occurred on December 28th in a four-story building at the corner of East Tremont Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue in the Bronx. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 5, 2018: A ...

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More Than Three Dozen Dominicans Nabbed Trying To Enter The US

News Americas, AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico, Tues. Jan. 2, 2018: More than three dozen nationals of the Dominican Republic were nabbed between Old Year’s Day and New Year’s Day, trying to enter the US illegally. U.S. Border Patrol, Coast Guard, (USCG), and the Puerto Rico Police Department apprehended 39 nationals from the Dominican Republic during two separate incidents between the New ...

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Jamaica’s Jazz Great Monty Alexander To Kick-Off The New Year With Five-Night NYC Show

Grammy Nominated Legendary Jamaican Jazz Great Monty Alexander. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 29, 2017: Award-winning, Jamaican-born jazz great, Monty Alexander, will bring his unique brand of jazz back to New York City for a jolly five-night New Year kick-off on January 2, 2018. Alexander, who has played with jazz royalty like Frank Sinatra, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, ...

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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Week – Ciao In Manila

                        It was a ‘Ciao in Manila’ moment recently as members of the Alpha Phi Omega ran around naked in the Arts and Sciences building in the traditional ‘Oblation Run’ to dramatize the important issues of the year, at the University of the Philippines in suburban Quezon City, east ...

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This Group Slams Donald Trump On Alleged Haiti AIDS Comment

NAACP President Derrick Johnson News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 29, 2017: A US rights group is clapping back at Donald Trump over derogatory comments he allegedly made about Haitian immigrants. President and CEO of the NAACP, Derrick Johnson, has slammed the US President over a New York Times report that claimed Donald Trump said that thousands of Haitians ...

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Caribbean Entertainment News Round-Up

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 29, 2017: Jamaican Reggae/dancehall legend Sizzla Kalonji has dubbed fellow entertainer, LA Lewis, a “nasty bwoy,” for leaking a video showing him performing oral sex on his girlfriend. Sizzla, who closed out the show at GT Taylor Christmas Extravaganza at the Luana Sports Complex in St Elizabeth, threatened the entertainer with violence. “LA ...

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Caribbean Sports Round–Up – Just One West Indies Player In Top 10-Rankings

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 29, 2017: Just one single West Indies cricketer has made the top-10 ranks of players globally, according to the latest ICC rankings. Jason Holder grabbed the number 9 spot in the test all-rounder rankings. No Windies player made the test bowling or batting ranks. The 26-year-old Barbadian took his maiden ODI five-wicket haul ...

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Caribbean Business – Less Caribbean Nationals Traveling To US Under Trump

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Dec. 29, 2017: There has been a significant decline in Caribbean nationals visiting the U.S. in the months since Donald Trump has been President. Data from the US’ National Travel & Tourism Office, analyzed by News Americas, show that there has been a whopping 15 percent decline in arrivals of Caribbean visitors to the US ...

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Funeral Set For Catholic Priest Murdered In Haiti

Father Joseph Simoly, c, was murdered in Haiti. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 29, 2017: A Haitian Catholic priest who was gunned down in Frères, Haiti last Thursday, Dec. 21st, will be laid to rest on Saturday, December 30, 2017 in Port-au-Prince. Father Joseph Simoly, 54, was attacked not far from his home, by unidentified individuals on a ...

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