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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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Caribbean Immigrant Makes History In Brockton, MA

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Nov. 13, 2017: A 27-year-old Caribbean-born immigrant turned U.S. citizen has made history in Brockton, a city in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Jean Bradley Derenoncourt is the first Haitian-American elected to public office in Brockton, taking one of the four at-large seats on the 11-person Brockton City Council during last Tuesday’s citywide election. Derenoncourt launched his ...

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Trump’s America – Episode # 41 – Another Monster In Our Midst

APPLE CEO TIM COOK (without his disguise) By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 10, 2017:  Turns out there are so many scary monsters in our midst … I need to devote two episodes in a row to MONSTERS destroying America. This week’s monster to illustrate  the problem of monsters in our midst is Apple’s CEO Tim ...

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Ciao Willy Pic Of The Week – Kenya

A demonstration in Kenya recently turned into a clear Ciao Willy moment as a young protestor in Kisumu stripped naked to demand the removal of officials from the national election oversight body Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), for allegedly implicated in the manipulation of the votes tally during the last August 8, presidential elections.(Photo credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images) ...

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Five Caribbean Nations With The Most US Citizens This Year

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 10, 2017: When it comes to naturalizing as a US citizen, many Caribbean immigrants and green card holders often procrastinate or insist they are “going back home.” But with tightened US immigration policies and deportation for minor infractions of legal and undocumented immigrants alike, latest Department of Homeland Security ...

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This Historian Is Challenging Lin Miranda To Take ‘Hamilton’ To St. Croix

‘Hamilton’ creator, award-winning Lin Miranda, c., in Puerto Rico recently. (Twitter image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 10, 2017: Amidst reports that ‘Hamilton’ creator, award-winning Lin Miranda will return to the role of Alexander Hamilton and take the play to Puerto Rico to help raise funds for hurricane victims there, a historian and author is challenging the  actor, ...

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Caribbean Entertainment Round-Up – This Trinidad Rapper’s Brother Is Convicted Of Sexual Assault

Jelani Maraj, r., attend 2015 Dress For Success Something To Share Gala at Grand Hyatt New York on April 16, 2015 in New York City with his mother Carol Maraj (c) and Micaiah Maraj. (Photo by Chance Yeh/Getty Images) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Nov. 10, 2017: The brother of Trinidad-born rapper Nicki Minaj could face up to life in ...

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Caribbean Business – What’s The Future For Caribbean Sugar?

Workers collect sugar cane at a plantation near Santa Cruz de El Seibo, in eastern Dominican Republic, on January 9, 2017. A cane cutter in the Dominican Republic earns the equivalent of approximately four US dollars (180 RD) per ton cut. Last year sugar production in the country recorded a milling of 3,980,684 metric tons of sugarcane (Photo credit: ERIKA ...

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Gender Based Violence And The Caribbean

By Annan Boodram News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 10, 2017: India’s Supreme Court earlier this month, struck down a legal clause that permits men to have sex with their underage wives. The judgment stated that girls under 18 would be able to charge their husbands with rape, as long as they complained within one year of being forced ...

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Caribbean Sports Round-Up – Football Corruption Trial Begins In Brooklyn Court

Protesters carry a sign behind former Brazilian National Football Federation president Jose Maria Marin as he arrives on November 8, 2017 at Brooklyn Federal Courthouse in New York. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Nov. 10, 2017: Jury selection at federal court in Brooklyn, NY in the corruption trial of three South American former FIFA executives ...

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