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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- NOV. 1, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. NOV. 1, 2019: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travel scene for the week-ending Nov. 1, 2019: Canada is again warning its nationals to avoid non-essential travel to haiti where protests continue in the capital, port-of-prince. Bahamas officials Says Grand Bahama Island is back to business welcoming travelers at its ...

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African And Caribbean Migrants At The US’ Southern Border

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Nov. 1, 2019: Often, when one thinks of migrants trying to enter the US through its Southern border with Mexico, the perception is often that those immigrants are largely from Mexico and Central America, especially nations like Honduras and Guatemala. But that perception is no longer a reality and Mexico’s ...

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This Historically Black College Names Chair After Famed Caribbean Roots Poet

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 1, 2019: A historically black college or university has created a chair in queer studies and named it after a famed Caribbean roots poet. Spelman College will fund chair in queer studies and name it after civil rights activist and famed poet Audre Lorde. Lorde was born in New York City to a ...

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MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – NOV. 1, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. NOV. 1, 2019: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for the week-ending Nov. 1, 2019: Wondering where the weed market is heading? Cowen and Co recently estimated estimate that by 2030, the US cannabis industry will be worth over $75bn. Two men allegedly held with $2.6 million ...

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Trump’s America – Episode #145 – Pete Buttigieg And Being Gay

By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 1, 2019: I might not have written this episode about Pete Buttigieg except … The New York Times gave me permission featuring just such a commentary by one of their regular columnist Frank Bruni about Buttigieg being Gay. I don’t feel like I am crossing some “forbidden barrier” exploring Mayor ...

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Chile Summit Where Trump And Xi Were Planning To Sign A Trade Deal Has Been Canceled

SANTIAGO, CHILE, Thurs. Oct. 31, 2019: Chile said Wednesday it’s calling off the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Santiago in mid-November. President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping were scheduled to meet at the gathering to discuss a possible “phase one” deal that the two countries are close to finalizing. The cancellation was due to protests, according to Chilean ...

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Chile Summit Where Trump And Xi Were Planning To Sign A Trade Deal Has Been Canceled

SANTIAGO, CHILE, Thurs. Oct. 31, 2019: Chile said Wednesday it’s calling off the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Santiago in mid-November. President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping were scheduled to meet at the gathering to discuss a possible “phase one” deal that the two countries are close to finalizing. The cancellation was due to protests, according to Chilean ...

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Caribbean Immigrants Fighting Deportation Now Face More Limited Options

By NAN STAFF WRITER News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 31, 2019: It’s not a ‘trick or a treat’ but the reality of the continued Trump administration’s immigration crackdown. Caribbean and other immigrants fighting deportation from the U.S. now have even more limited options after U.S. Attorney General William Barr recent two decisions. The little-noticed decisions, made through the ...

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Caribbean Immigrants Fighting Deportation Now Face More Limited Options

By NAN STAFF WRITER News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 31, 2019: It’s not a ‘trick or a treat’ but the reality of the continued Trump administration’s immigration crackdown. Caribbean and other immigrants fighting deportation from the U.S. now have even more limited options after U.S. Attorney General William Barr recent two decisions. The little-noticed decisions, made through the ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL PHOTO OF THE DAY – PUERTO RICO

On top of the world is how we caption this photo from San Juan, Puerto Rico this Thursday morning. Discover Puerto Rico, the Island’s Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), on Wednesday launched the “Blank Canvas Initiative,” a call to street artists around the world, inviting them to share their craft on the walls of Puerto Rico’s streets, and form part of ...

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