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Latin America News – 8 Latin American Nations With Upcoming Elections

Compiled From The Economist News Americas, MIAMI, Fl, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017: Election season is coming up in Latin America over the next year and voters in several nations will go to the polls to elect a new government in these   nations. Here are the 8 Latin American nations going to the polls between Nov. 19, 2017 and across 2018 ...

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Caribbean Entertainment Round-Up

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017: Dancehall star Vybz Kartel will have to sit tight in a Jamaican jail as he tries for an appeal hearing. The appeal hearing for the dancehall sensation who was convicted of murder along with three of his associates in 2014, has been rescheduled from February next year. Kartel, whose real name ...

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Trump’s America – Episode # 42 – Wasted Journey

This Truth Hurts By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017: So many miles so little value for the rest of us. Make that US –A us. How much did President Trump’s 12 day Asian extravaganza cost us? However much $$$$$, it cost American taxpayers a lot  … It cost us much, much more in a ...

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Caribbean Sports Round-Up – Bribery In Soccer On Trial In A Brooklyn Court

Former FIFA vice president Juan Angel Napout (C) of Paraguay arrives November 13, 2017 at Brooklyn Federal Courthouse in New York. The FIFA corruption trial is to get underway with opening statements in New York two and a half years after US prosecutors unveiled the largest graft scandal in the history of world soccer. Forty-two officials and marketing executives, and ...

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Tourism Has A Central Role In Driving Development In The Caribbean

 By David Jessop  News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017: In just over a week’s time, Jamaica will host a major international conference intended to reposition tourism as a global driver of sustainable development. Unlike other industry related events, ‘Jobs and Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism’ will explore how international financial institutions, governments, donors and leading industry players ...

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Caribbean Business – Here’s What A Top Economist Says Latin America And The Caribbean Needs

Paolo Giordano, Principal Economist at the IDB’s Trade and Integration Sector and editor of a new report that underlines why the region lags in competitiveness and examines the opportunities of e-commerce. News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017: A principal economist at the Inter-American Development Bank, (IDB), has made a bold analysis of what Latin America and the Caribbean ...

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10 Things To Know About Trump’s ICE Man

Thomas Homan, the ‘ICE Man! By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017: On Tuesday, November 14th, the White House announced Tom Homan, the immigration hardliner who has been acting as director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency in the past 10 months, has been named officially as director and his nomination has now ...

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Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Coconut Pumpkin Rice

By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017: As we approach the holidays and as the temperature falls we try to find foods that are seasonal and are comfort foods. One of my favorite comfort foods is Coconut Pumpkin Rice. Here is my recipe. INGREDIENTS 1 lb white rice 3/4lb  dry pumpkin (cooked and crushed) 3 ...

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5 Caribbean Nations With The Most Visitors To The US So Far This Year

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection checking visitors passports on entry into a U.S. port. By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017: Nationals of 5 Caribbean nations accounted for the most non-immigrant visitors to the US so far this year, latest U.S. Department of Homeland Security data show. A News Americas analysis shows nationals ...

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Many Caribbean Destinations Still At Risk For Zika CDC Says

Agent of the sanitary department destroys mosquito larvae nests in Cayenne, Frfench Guiana. (Photo credit: JODY AMIET/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Thurs. Nov. 16, 2017: The US Centers For Disease Control, CDC, is warning Americans that “many Caribbean destinations are still at risk for #Zika!” Pregnant women are being warned to avoid the hurricanes impacted islands of  Anguilla, Antigua ...

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