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Carnival 2017 Wraps Up Today In Trinidad

J’ouvert revellers parade with Return of the Black Jacobins band during Trinidad Carnival on February 27, 2017 in Port of Spain, Trinidad. (Photo by Sean Drakes/LatinContent/Getty Images) News Americas, PORT-Of-SPAIN, Trinidad, Tues. Feb. 28, 2017: Trinidad & Tobago’s annual carnival wraps up today, Feb. 28, 2017,  in Port-Of-Spain. On Sunday night,  Chalkdust (Hollis Liverpool) was crowned the 2017 National Calypso ...

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10 Things You Should Know About The New Jamaican American Vice Chair Of The DNC

The DNC’s new vice-chair, Jamaican American Assemblyman Michael Blake. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Feb. 28, 2017: On. Feb. 25, 2017, a Jamaican American New York lawmaker quietly won his bid for vice chair of the Democratic National Committee in the vote among party insiders held in Atlanta that saw another son of Caribbean immigrants, ...

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Son Of Caribbean Immigrants To Lead Democratic Party’s Fight Against Trump

Tom Perez, the new elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee has Caribbean immigrant roots. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Feb. 27, 2017: As Donald Trump ramps up his plan to deport immigrants from the U.S. and build his much touted southern border wall, it is a son of Caribbean immigrants who Democratic Party leadership on ...

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CaribbeanTales Flow into Production As Leading Film Producers Begin Production On Three New Pilots

A scene from Battledream Chronicle, a sci-fi/drama animated series created by Alain Bidard, News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. February 24, 2017: Three of the Caribbean’s leading film producers will now develop pilots for their original TV series projects, via funding from Flow and CaribbeanTales Media Group. With $40,000 funding for each project, production work will begin on Battledream Chronicle, a ...

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Six Famous Black Caribbean Immigrants Who Were Deported By U.S. Authorities

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., National Hero of Jamaica and leader of the Back to Africa movement sits in the back of a car in a parade through Harlem circa 1920 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Compiled By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 24, 2017: With all the talk ...

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Caribbean Entertainment News Round-Up – Caribbean Filmmaker Up For Oscars

Caribbean born director Raoul Peck is up for an Oscars this Sunday. By NAN ED EDITOR News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 24, 2017: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for the week-ending Feb. 24, 2017. Caribbean Filmmaker Up For Oscar Caribbean nationals tuning into the 89th Academy Awards this Sunday should be ...

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Trump’s America – Episode #6 – Good News, Fake News

Read All About Fake News  By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 24, 2017: Thank you Donald Trump. Yes I did say it! It is GOOD news …  FAKE news has entered the popular lexicon. It should stay there forever. It’s about time. FAKE news is always on our minds. FAKE news has existed since the beginning ...

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Caribbean Sports In Brief – This Windies Player Is Back After Two Years

Kieran Powell is back in the Windies squad after more than two years. (Photo Credit: Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 24, 2017: Here are the stories making headlines in sports from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this week ending Feb. 24, 2017. West Indies Cricket Nevis-born West Indies opening batsman Kieran Powell, is back ...

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Top Seven Caribbean Countries With The Most Cruise Passengers In 2016

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 24, 2017: When it comes to cruise ship passengers, seven Caribbean nations outperformed all others in 2016 according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s latest ‘Performance of the Tourism Industry’ report, seeing arrivals of over a million and up. Here are the top7 for 2016: 1: The Bahamas Leading the ...

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Donald Trump: Talk To El Chapo Before Building Your Great Border Wall

Embed from Getty Images By Felicia J. Persaud By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 24, 2017: In Donald Trump’s universe, aka his mind, there is no doubt that his “Great Border Wall” will keep out all ‘bad hombres’ from the U.S. – at least on the Southern side of the border. And there’s no convincing ...

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