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Gay Caribbean USA Pageant Enters Fifth Year

News Americas, BROOKLYN, New York, Fri. Sept. 20, 2013: The Gay Caribbean USA Pageant will enter its fifth year of existence with the staging of this year’s pageant on Saturday, 28th September at the Restoration Plaza – 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn from 8 p.m. The lineup will be made up of male impersonators and transgender contestants who will be representing ...

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El Salvador National Deported For Sexual Assault

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Sept. 20, 2013: An El Salvadoran man living in Richmond, Virginia and wanted in El Salvador for the aggravated sexual assault of a minor and sexual harassment has been deported. Carlos Humberto Castaneda-Mendoza, 40, was arrested by officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) and returned back to El ...

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Caribbean Bar Association Concerned Over Delay In Confirming Florida Federal Judges

The CBA wants U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL) to intervene. News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Sept. 20, 2013: The Caribbean Bar Association has joined the Haitian Lawyers Association, the NAACP and others in expressing concern about what they term “the unexplained and inexcusable delay” in confirming judges in Florida’s Federal District Courts. The CBA is urging Senator Marco Rubio and ...

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Remembering The Caribbean Victims of 9/11

Tribute in lights. (Sept. 11, 2013) News Americas, NY, NY, Weds. Sept. 11, 2013: Today marks 12 years since the horrific terrorist attack of 9/11 that took over 3,000 lives including several from the Caribbean and Latin America. Today we pause to remember those lost: Guyana Nizam Hafiz Eustace R. Bacchus Kris Romeo Bishundat Shivonne Mentis Annette Andrea Dataram Ricknauth ...

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Black Voters Help Deliver For Bill de Blasio – But Election Still Too Close To Call

Bill de Blasio addressing supporters during his election night celebration, Sept. 10, 2013. (NY 1 image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 11, 2013: Black voters, including Caribbean Americans or West Indians gave Public Advocate Bill de Blasio an edge in Tuesday’s September 10th Democratic Mayoral Primary election, exit polls show. Exit polling conducted by Edison Media Research for ...

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Jamaican Challengers In NYC Election Races Fail To Win

New voting machines from the NYC Board of Election reportedly broke down on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 11, 2013: The Caribbean American candidates hoping to win city posts in Tuesday’s New York City election primary failed, initial election results show. Jamaican businessman Mark Escoffery-Bey, who was seeking the seat of Bronx Borough President ...

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Rafa Nadal Trounces Djokovic To Win Second U.S. Open

Rafael Nadal with the 2013 U.S. Open ( John Angelillo Image) News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Mon. Sept. 9, 2013: There’s just no stopping Rafael Nadal. Nadal slammed his way to his second U.S. Open win Monday evening with a convincing whipping of 26-year-old Serb and reigning U.S. Open champ, Novak Djokovic. The 27-year-old Spaniard proved just why he’s been 21-0 ...

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Memorial Service Set For Guyana-Born Recording Musician

The late James Cannings. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. Sept. 7, 2013: A memorial service for Guyanese-born, international recording musician and businessman James Cannings is set for Thursday, September 12th in New York City. The Memorial Service at 1 p.m. in the Tillman Chapel at the Church Centre for the United Nations, 777 1st Avenue, New York, New York ...

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Djokovic Beats Youzhny For A Spot In Semis

News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Fri. Sept. 6, 2013: Novak Djokovic earned himself a spot in the U.S. Open semi-finals Thursday night at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center by beating Russian Mikhail Youzhny 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-0. The Serbian maintained a perfect record in the quarterfinals in New York, now 7-0. On Saturday, he takes on Stanislas Wawrinka, ...

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Serena Crushes Chinese Competitor To Advance To Finals

News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Fri. Sept. 6, 2013: There seems to be no stopping Serena Williams. Serena, the U.S. Open defending women’s champ, grabbed the coveted spot in the 2013 finals, beating China’s Li Na, 6-0, 6-3 Friday. Williams, the world No. 1, will now be looking to win her fifth US Open and 17th overall major title on Sunday, ...

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