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Cuba-Based, American Woman Makes FBI Most Wanted List

Assata Shakur as seen on the cover of her book – In Her Own Words. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 3, 2013: The FBI on Thursday named a woman thought to be living in the Caribbean nation of Cuba to its most wanted list for the first time in history – some forty years after she was accused ...

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Strong Latin American Buyer Contingents For TIC 2013

CaribPR Wire, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Weds. May 1, 2013: Latin American buyer attendance at The Trade & Investment Convention is on the upswing for 2013, as Argentina, Brazil and the Dominican Republic have made commitments to bring delegations from leading businesses from their countries to conduct trade on the showroom floor. Buyers, (businesses seeking suppliers of goods and services from exhibitors ...

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The Caribbean Could Benefit From U.S. Immigration Reform – Former Minister

Rallies continue to push for comprehensive immigration reform. News Americas, NASSAU, Bahamas, Tues. April 30, 2013: Proposed US immigration reforms could have positive implications not only for Caribbean nationals living in the United States, but also for countries of the region, a former cabinet minister in the Bahamas says. “The reforms that offer a pathway to citizenship might be applicable ...

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Survey on Caribbean’s attitudes towards the LBGT community

News Americas, Florida, USA:The Caribbean American Domestic Violence Awareness Group, CADVA, is conducting a survey on the attitudes of Caribbeans towards the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community. This survey is a buildup towards a series of initiatives planned for the summer of 2014 to include a Caribbean regional wide conference on youth violence and a workshop on domestic violence. ...

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Disney Parks to Kick Off a ‘Monstrous Summer’ With 24 Hours of Magic on Both Coasts

ANAHEIM, Calif. and LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort will kick off a Monstrous Summer by keeping three theme parks open for 24 hours nonstop on Memorial Day Weekend, the traditional start of the family travel season. The Magic Kingdom Park in Florida and Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure ...

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Invest Caribbean Now Urges Support For One Boston Fund

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 26, 2013: Invest Caribbean Now officials are urging all Caribbean nationals and friends of the Caribbean to assist those who suffered from the Boston terror bombing on April 15th. Felicia Persaud, the organizer of Invest Caribbean Now, said everyone should put the victims of the attack and Boston first. Invest Caribbean Now, while ...

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Jamaicans Begin Descending On Penn Relays Amidst Tighter Security

Prime Minister of Jamaica, Portia Simpson Miller at Penn Relays 2012. (Hayden Roger Celestin/NAN file photo) By Barrington M. Salmon and Ann A. Walters NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 26, 2013: Tens of thousands of Caribbean and other track and field aficionados began descending on the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field on Thursday, April 25th for three ...

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Jack Warner Quits Ministerial Post

News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Sun. April 21, 2013: Trinidad & Tobago’s national security minister, Jack Warner, has called it quits. Warner’s resignation was announced by the country’s Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, in a brief statement earlier tonight. Persad-Bissessar said she accepted the resignation and thanked Warner for his service to the nation. She also said she has advised the country’s ...

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Guyana Sweeps Sustainable Tourism Awards

News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Fri. April 19, 2013: The South American nation of Guyana on Thursday swept the 2013 Sustainable Tourism Awards in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, a year after hosting the 13th annual Sustainable Tourism Conference. Guyana won three of the six top awards, presented by the Caribbean Tourism Organization in collaboration with Travel Mole, which recognizes individuals, groups, organizations or ...

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Trinidad Author To Celebrate 50th Year With New Book

By Felicia Persaud News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Fri. April 19, 2013: He’s come a long way since his first book – “The Games Were Coming” – almost fifty long years to be exact. But at 83-years young, Trinidad-born renowned author Michael Anthony is getting ready to do it all over again – for the 32nd time! In an exclusive interview ...

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