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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...

10 Caribbean Countries That Received The Most Remittances Recently

10 Caribbean Countries That Received The Most Remittances Recently
By NAN Business Editor News Americas, Washington, DC, Fri. April 28, 2017: Remittance or money transfers to the Caribbean and Latin America continued to see the most rapid growth rate according to latest figures from 2015 data analyzed by the World Bank. Officially-recorded remittance flows to the Latin...

Caribbean ET News

Caribbean ET News
By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 28, 2017: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for the week-ending April 28, 2017: Rihanna Slammed For Dissing The Queen Bajan star Rihanna is being a very bad girl. The singer, turned actress and entrepreneur...

10 Places To Grab Good Jamaican Patties In The US

10 Places To Grab Good Jamaican Patties In The US
By NAN Travel Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 28, 2017: Jamaican Patties, that delicious a pastry made like a turnover but filled with exotic savoury fillings including not just ground beef but jerked chicken, curried chicken, and callaloo. It is one of those dishes that like the Jamaican...

From The Lotto And IRS Scam To The U.S. Immigration Scam – Look Out!

From The Lotto And IRS Scam To The U.S. Immigration Scam – Look Out!
Published on Apr 27 2017 // Breaking News, Immigration, Top Stories, United States
By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 28, 2017: Just when you thought you had heard of all the scams you need to be wary of – from the Jamaica lotto scam to the IRS scam – along comes another! The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG)...

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...