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Philadelphia Set To Celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month

News Americas, Philadelphia, PA, June 1, 2017: Philadelphia will be celebrating Caribbean Heritage Month in June with a series of activities put on by the Caribbean community in Philadelphia. Caribbean American Heritage Month first started in 2008 when President George W. Bush signed the Proclamation making June, Caribbean American Heritage Month on June 5, 2006. Since then, Caribbean American Heritage ...

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Trump Official Reiterates TPS for Haitians Is Meant To Be Temporary

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Thurs. June 1, 2017: A top US official in the Donald Trump administration has reiterated that the program of Temporary Protected Status granted to some immigrants is simply meant to be just that – “temporary.” Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly ...

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Not To Be Outdone, Trump Issues His First National Caribbean-American Heritage Month Proclamation

Donald Trump (C) signing two executive orders on immigration during a visit to the Department of Homeland Security with Vice President Mike Pence, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and other officials on January 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. June 1, 2017: Donald Trump may be failing ...

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This Canadian Company Has Launched A Caribbean Short Film Challenge

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. May 30, 2017: The CaribbeanTales International Film Festival and their partners today announced their 2017 Short Film Challenges (SFC). The SFCs throw a spotlight on important themes, new voices, and urgent current social issues, providing a platform and visibility to emerging filmmakers. This year there will be three (3) themes, and five (5) total challenges: ...

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Guess Which Top US Official Is Going To the Caribbean Nation Of Haiti?

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. May 31, 2017: Guess which of Donald Trump’s secretaries will be in the Caribbean nation of Haiti on Weds. May 31, 2017? Fresh from grudgingly granting some 60,000 Haitian immigrants in the US a bare six-month extension on their Temporary Protected Status ...

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The Donald Trump Administration’s Irony On Haiti

Workers march in the streets of Port-au-Prince, on May 29, 2017, to ask for an increase in the minimum wage salary in Haiti. The minimum wage salary is 300 gourdes per day ($4.8 dollars), and workers are calling for a minimum wage salary of 800 gourdes per day ($12.8 dollars). (Photo: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, ...

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10 Caribbean Countries With The Most US Visa Overstays

This man sends a clear message at an immigration court building during a rally, to show solidarity with the countless individuals affected by deportation, in New York City. (Photo credit: KENA BETANCUR/AF/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C, Fri. May 29, 2017: Is the Trump administration now set to target visa overstays – those living in the ...

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Caribbean ET News Round-Up – Now You Can Eat Bob Marley’s One Love Too

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 26, 2017: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for the week-ending May 26, 2017: Now You Can Eat Bob Marley’s One Love Too Now you can enjoy Bob Marley’s One Love album and eat  the ice cream too! Ben & Jerry ice cream ...

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Caribbean Sports News In Brief – Grandson Of Bob Marley Signs NFL Contract

Nico Marley has been signed by the Washington Redskins. (Washington Redskins image) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 26, 2017: Here are the stories making headlines in sports from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this week ending May 26, 2017. Grandson Of Bob Marley Signs NFL Contract A grandson of legendary reggae singer Robert ...

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How Some Of Haiti’s Elite Helped Screw 50,000 Of Their Own!

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 26, 2017: Last Fall in Little Haiti in Miami, Florida, a group calling itself ‘Haitians For Trump,’ emerged buoyant in their shocking support of then Presidential candidate, Donald J. Trump. The stunning endorsement from a black, immigrant bloc stunned other immigrant and minority groups, given the fact that Trump ...

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