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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 was conducted from April 18-21, included a national from Jamaica, one from Haiti ...

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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 busted at the J.F.K. Airport in Queens, NY after customs officers found cocaine ...

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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 (CBP) agents at Boston Logan International Airport after it was found ...

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Good News for Caribbean Integration or Not?

By Ambassador Curtis A. Ward The Ward Post News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 26, 2017: I like good news. I welcome any news that indicates, even marginally, that Caribbean integration is on a positive path. It is a sad fact that good news on Caribbean integration has been a rarity. There has been a great deal of dissatisfaction with ...

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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 showed she could hardly tell the difference between NASA and Nassau, ...

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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 is sure to be delicious, finger licking Caribbean food and ...

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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 guilty of cocaine trafficking and money-laundering. Guy Philippe, 49, on ...

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No Surprise As Jamaica Stands Out At IAAF World Relays

Jura Levy, Shericka Jackson, Sashalee Forbes and Elaine Thompson of Jamaica pose on the podium after finishing first in the Women’s 4 x 200 Meters Final during the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017 at Thomas Robinson Stadium on April 22, 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for IAAF) By NAN Contributor News Americas, NASSAU, Bahamas, Mon. April ...

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French Election: Macron Chosen By Voters In At Least One French Caribbean Territory

Founder and Leader of the political movement ‘En Marche !’ Emmanuel Macron speaks after winning the lead percentage of votes in the first round of the French Presidential Elections at Parc des Expositions Porte de Versailles on April 23, 2017 in Paris, France. Macron and National Front Party Leader Marine Le Pen, who received second largest vote, will compete in ...

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CDC Still Warning Travelers About Zika In The Caribbean

Agent of the sanitary department destroys mosquito larvae nests in Cayenne, Frfench Guiana. (Photo credit: JODY AMIET/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 21, 2017: Reports of Zika cases in the Caribbean may have disappeared from the headlines and even PAHO’s latest epidemiological reports show few to no reported cases, but the US Centers ...

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