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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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Five Caribbean Nations With The Most Green Card Holders For 2017

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 15, 2017: Whether through adjustment of status or sponsorship arrivals, nationals from at least five Caribbean nations account for the most green card holders or Legal Permanent Residents, (LPR), so far this year. Here’s where the most green card holders are from this year: 1: Cuba The communist Caribbean ...

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MarketAxess Sets Platform Record for Trading in Latin American Bonds of $110.5 Billion for Nine Months Ending September 30th

News Americas, NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2017: MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:MKTX), the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for fixed income securities, and the provider of market data and post-trade services for the global fixed income markets, today announced that trading in Latin American corporate and sovereign bonds set a record of $110.5 billion in the nine months ending ...

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Jamaica Tourism Executive Loses Jerk Cook-Off Battle

Donnie Dawson, r, lost to South Florida Local10 Weekend News Anchor, Todd Tongen of WPLG, who was the defending champion. News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, Fl, Tues. Nov. 13, 2017: Jamaica’s Interim Director of Tourism on Sunday lost a jerk-cook off challenge at the 16th annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival at Markham Park in South Florida. Donnie Dawson lost to South ...

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This Network Has Been Recognized as the Best Carrier in Latin America

From left to right) Peter Collins, Executive Vice President of Operations, C&W Networks and Robert Boreel, International Accounts Director Voice, Liberty Global, October 25, 2017, in London. News Americas, MIAMI, Mon. Nov. 13, 2017:  C&W Networks, a division of C&W Communications (C&W) and a Liberty Global company (LiLAC Group), which owns and operates the largest state-of-the-art subsea multi-ring fibre-optic in ...

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