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10 Caribbean Countries That Received The Most Remittances Recently

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, Washington, DC, Fri. April 28, 2017: Remittance or money transfers to the Caribbean and Latin America continued to see the most rapid growth rate according to latest figures from 2015 data analyzed by the World Bank. Officially-recorded remittance flows to the Latin America and the Caribbean region increased by 4.8 percent to $66.6 billion ...

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Caribbean ET News

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 28, 2017: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for the week-ending April 28, 2017: Rihanna Slammed For Dissing The Queen Bajan star Rihanna is being a very bad girl. The singer, turned actress and entrepreneur has been slammed on Social Media by fans ...

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10 Places To Grab Good Jamaican Patties In The US

By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 28, 2017: Jamaican Patties, that delicious a pastry made like a turnover but filled with exotic savoury fillings including not just ground beef but jerked chicken, curried chicken, and callaloo. It is one of those dishes that like the Jamaican jerk chicken, has ‘assimilated’ into the palettes of many ...

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From The Lotto And IRS Scam To The U.S. Immigration Scam – Look Out!

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 28, 2017: Just when you thought you had heard of all the scams you need to be wary of – from the Jamaica lotto scam to the IRS scam – along comes another! The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) is warning all immigrants ...

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Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Stuffed Roast Fish

By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 28, 2017: As the summer months approaches, it is time to prepare for the summer BBQs and outdoor meals. As a meat and sea food lover  I will prepare the usual fare of chicken, turkey, pork, sausages, burgers, steak and various sea foods, such as grill shrimp, lobster and  roast ...

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Trump’s America – Episode #15 – Chump Change

Suckers Come Get Your Share By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 27, 2017: Everybody come get your share of Trump’s chump change. Since we got our Trump 100 day episode out of the way a week before everyone else, we can move on to more important topics – like the complete FAILURE of Donald Trump as ...

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Three Caribbean Nationals Among 76 Busted By ICE In Florida

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL., Thurs. April 27, 2017:  Three Caribbean nationals were among 76 immigrants busted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers in removal arrests across the state of Florida last week. Those arrested by ICE during the enforcement action, which was conducted from April 18-21, included a national from Jamaica, one from Haiti ...

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Cocaine Taped To Legs Found On Two Dominican Republic Nationals

U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers in New York arrested Ariel Garcia and Elvin Montilla-Sosa for attempting to transport illegal drugs into the United States.. (USCBP image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, JAMAICA, N.Y., Thurs. April 27, 2017:  Two nationals of the Dominican Republic were busted at the J.F.K. Airport in Queens, NY after customs officers found cocaine ...

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Caribbean Immigrant With Sexual Assault Warrant Nabbed At Boston Airport

By NAN Contributor News Americas, BOSTON, MA, Thurs. April 26, 2017: A 48-year-old Caribbean-born, US green card holder was arrested in Boston over the weekend as he attempted to fly home to his country. Francisco Jose Liria of the Dominican Republic was nabbed by  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents at Boston Logan International Airport after it was found ...

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Good News for Caribbean Integration or Not?

By Ambassador Curtis A. Ward The Ward Post News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 26, 2017: I like good news. I welcome any news that indicates, even marginally, that Caribbean integration is on a positive path. It is a sad fact that good news on Caribbean integration has been a rarity. There has been a great deal of dissatisfaction with ...

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