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These Caribbean Athletes Shone Brightly At Penn Relays 2017

These Caribbean Athletes Shone Brightly At Penn Relays 2017
St. Elizabeth Tech of Jamaica won the high school boys 4×800 championship in 7:33.27. (Penn Relays/Twitter image) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Sun. April 28, 2017: The sun shone as brightly as the Caribbean athletes who excelled at the 123rd running of the annual Penn Relays...

Caribbean Sports News In Brief

Caribbean Sports News In Brief
Published on Apr 27 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Sports, Top Stories, United States
Flashback – The Bahamas participates at Penn Relays 2014. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 28, 2017: Here are the stories making headlines in sports from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this week ending April 28, 2017. Penn Relays 2017...

Meet The D.C. Firms Paid By Caribbean Governments To Lobby On Their Behalf – A NAN First

Meet The D.C. Firms Paid By Caribbean Governments To Lobby On Their Behalf – A NAN First
By NAN Staff Writers News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. April 28, 2017: Several D.C. firms earned some big money in late 2015 to early 2016 to “lobby” on behalf of Caribbean governments, a News Americas Now analysis of the US Attorney General’s latest FARA (Foreign Agents Registration Act) report...

Caribbean & Latin America Week In Photos

Caribbean & Latin America Week In Photos
Venezuelan opposition activist is arrested by National Guard during a highway takeover in Caracas, on April 26, 2017. Thousands of people continue to protest in the streets of Caracas while Venezuela withdraws from the OAS in the midst of one of the greatest governance crisis in history. (Photo by Carlos...

Three Caribbean Nationals Among 76 Busted By ICE In Florida

Three Caribbean Nationals Among 76 Busted By ICE In Florida
By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL., Thurs. April 27, 2017:  Three Caribbean nationals were among 76 immigrants busted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers in removal arrests across the state of Florida last week. Those arrested by ICE during the enforcement action, which...

Cocaine Taped To Legs Found On Two Dominican Republic Nationals

Cocaine Taped To Legs Found On Two Dominican Republic Nationals
U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers in New York arrested Ariel Garcia and Elvin Montilla-Sosa for attempting to transport illegal drugs into the United States.. (USCBP image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, JAMAICA, N.Y., Thurs. April 27, 2017:  Two nationals of the Dominican Republic were...

Caribbean Immigrant With Sexual Assault Warrant Nabbed At Boston Airport

Caribbean Immigrant With Sexual Assault Warrant Nabbed At Boston Airport
By NAN Contributor News Americas, BOSTON, MA, Thurs. April 26, 2017: A 48-year-old Caribbean-born, US green card holder was arrested in Boston over the weekend as he attempted to fly home to his country. Francisco Jose Liria of the Dominican Republic was nabbed by  U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

INSPIRE Act Focuses On “Nassau” Says Ivanka Trump

INSPIRE Act Focuses On “Nassau” Says Ivanka Trump
Ivanka Trump, r. with her father Donald Trump, c. and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins. (NASA image) By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C, Tues. April 25, 2017: First daughter and White House advisor, Ivanka Trump, is portrayed as smart, polished and oh, so sophisticated, but on Monday she clearly...

Finding Caribbean Food In Philadelphia

Finding Caribbean Food In Philadelphia
By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Tues. April 25, 2017: The City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, is undeniably home to a growing West Indian or Caribbean immigrant population, with  U.S. Census numbers estimating it to be around 25, 000. Of course with West Indians in any city there...

This Haitian Elected Senator And Former Top Cop Admits Guilt

This Haitian Elected Senator And Former Top Cop Admits Guilt
Self-confessed Haitian drug-trafficker, Guy Philippe, r., and his wife, Natalie Philippe in an undated photo. (GoFundMe image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. April 25, 2017: A recently elected senator in Haiti and former top ranking cop there has admitted to a US judge that he is...