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Caribbean Entertainment News Round-Up – Murder Hits Close To Home For Reggae Singer and More

Reggae singer Anthony Cruz has lost his daughter to gun violence in Florida. (Facebook image) By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 17, 2017: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for the week-ending Feb. 17, 2017. Anthony Cruz Mourns Slain Daughter Murder, loss and heartbreak has hit close to home ...

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These Six Caribbean Countries Saw Less Tourists In 2016

Suriname was among the countries seeing a significant drop in visitor arrivals. (Suriname Tourism Foundation image) By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. 17, 2017: While most of the focus has been on the growth in Caribbean tourism last year and the countries  that saw an increasing number of visitors, lost in the shuffle were those countries ...

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The Raids, Deportation And Profiling Begins In Trump America

Protestors gather at the Milwaukee County Courthouse where they attend a rally against President Donald Trumps policy on immigration February 13, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As well groups are calling for a general strike against controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke who plans to turn sheriffs into immigration agents. (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images) By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, ...

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What Canada’s Government Is Saying About Travel To This Caribbean Country

Carnival in the DR. By NAN Contributor News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. Feb. 17, 2017: The Canadian government this week updated it travel warning on the Caribbean nation of the Dominican Republic (DR). On Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14th, Canada’s government updated its travel warning on the DR to urge its nationals to “exercise a high degree of caution” if travelling ...

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Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Seasoned Rice

By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 17, 2017: Ackee is a very versatile fruit that is used in many Jamaican dishes. I has a bland taste and is usually paired with cod fish. Ackee and cod fish is the national dish of Jamaica. It is usually served with fried dumplings, avocado, and fried plantains, for breakfast ...

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Trump’s America – Episode #5 – Donald Trump: Xenophobian

‘I Donald Fear Everyone’ By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 17, 2017: Xenophobian? GUARANTEED you never saw or heard that word before. NEW word alert! That’s right; credit Trump’s America Episode #5 with inventing a NEW word in “honor” (sic) of Donald Trump. Go ahead – do a Google search. Look for xenophobian. I will be ...

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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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