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Port-Au-Prince, Haiti 2020 In Pictures

News Americas, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. Jan. 31, 2020: It’s been 10 years since the devastating earthquake of 2010 in Haiti and the struggle and poverty for some continues amid squalid conditions. Here’s a first hand look at life in one part of Port-Au-Prince as it is today. A woman walks on a puddle of dirty water at a local market ...

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FLASH BACK – When The Super Bowl Celebrated The Caribbean

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 31, 2020: It’s another Super Bowl weekend and Super Bowl LIV is being held in Miami, Florida, the melting pot of cultures from around the world including the Caribbean. And while there will be no Caribbean performances at this year’s half-time show, we could not help but reminisce on ...

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Caribbean Business And Finance Report

Compiled By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 31, 2020: Here are some of the top business and finance news making headlines across the Caribbean this week. Regional When it comes to ease of Doing Business in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico continues to lead the region, topping the 2020 Doing Business Rankings again this year with ...

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If You Are Pregnant And Coming To The US To Give Birth, Fuggetaboutit

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Jan. 31, 2020: Not a week goes by without some rule change being put in place to stymie immigration, both at the U.S. State Department and by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and this past week the administration decided it was time to move on from caging and ...

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Two Caribbean Born Footballers Get US Contracts

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 31, 2020: Two US MLS soccer teams this week signed Caribbean born footballers to contracts for the upcoming season. On Monday, the Charlotte Independence announced they signed Jamaican born striker Dane Kelly to a contract for the upcoming season while San Antonio FC announced the addition of Haitian-born midfielder ...

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In This Latin American Nation, The Animals Own The Place

By Horacio Soria and Juan Bustamante GENERAL RODRIGUEZ, Argentina Fri. Jan. 21, 2020: (Reuters) – In the “Animal Paradise” sanctuary, 75 kilometers (50 miles) outside Argentine capital Buenos Aires, it is clear who’s king: the ducks, llamas, pigs, horses and local capybara who wander the pastures and farm yards at leisure. The center is the labor of love of husband ...

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Caribbean Roots Teen Suspended For Dreads Surprised With US$20,000 Scholarship

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 30, 2020: The Houston, Texas Caribbean roots teen whose story of being suspended from school unless he cut his dreads went viral, was yesterday given a US $20,000 scholarship on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. DeAndre Arnold, a 17-year-old senior at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, appeared as a guest on the ...

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Caribbean Roots Teen Suspended For Dreads Surprised With US$20,000 Scholarship

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 30, 2020: The Houston, Texas Caribbean roots teen whose story of being suspended from school unless he cut his dreads went viral, was yesterday given a US $20,000 scholarship on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. DeAndre Arnold, a 17-year-old senior at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, appeared as a guest on the ...

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Caribbean Nationals Among Those Quarantined In Wuhan

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 30, 2020: Several Caribbean nationals, including studies studying in Wuhan, China, are among some 46 million quarantined in the epicenter of the coronavirus. The embassies of both Trinidad and Barbados are reporting some of its nationals are also quarantined in Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus. Trinidadian officials say one Trinidadian is in ...

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Caribbean Nationals Among Those Quarantined In Wuhan

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 30, 2020: Several Caribbean nationals, including studies studying in Wuhan, China, are among some 46 million quarantined in the epicenter of the coronavirus. The embassies of both Trinidad and Barbados are reporting some of its nationals are also quarantined in Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus. Trinidadian officials say one Trinidadian is in ...

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