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Five Caribbean Countries Forecast To See Economic Growth This Year

By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 26, 2017: The International Monetary Fund says Latin America and the Caribbean are bouncing back from recession and the regions are expected to see “secure strong and inclusive growth going forward.” So which Caribbean countries are set to see real GDP growth this year? Here is News Americas Now ...

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Guyanese New Yorkers To Mark Country’s 51st Independence Anniverary

New Guyana President David Granger and Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, witness the hoisting of the Golden Arrowhead at the wreath laying ceremony in observance of Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary on May 26, 2016. (GINA IMAGE) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 25, 2017: Guyanese New Yorkers are gearing up to mark the 51st independence anniversary ...

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Guyanese New Yorkers To Mark Country’s 51st Independence

New Guyana President David Granger and Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, witness the hoisting of the Golden Arrowhead at the wreath laying ceremony in observance of Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary on May 26, 2016. (GINA IMAGE) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 25, 2017: Guyanese New Yorkers are gearing up to mark the 51st independence anniversary ...

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This Caribbean Born Photographer Is On The Mend

Hayden Roger Celestin on Sat. May 20, 2017 at Brooklyn College. (Hakim Mutlaq image) By NAN Staffer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. May 25, 2017: Top Caribbean-born photographer, Hayden Roger Celestin, is back on his feet and slowly but surely making his way back on the news scene after a devastating illness in 2015. The Trinidad-born, Brooklyn-based, News Americas ...

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Canada’s Government Warns Of Crime In These Caribbean Cities

By NAN Contributor News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Weds. May 24, 2017: The Canadian government is warning nationals to be wary of crime when traveling to a number of Caribbean cities. The updated May 19th warning comes on the heels of a new Inter-American Bank study that says an average of 40 percent of the Caribbean population identify crime and security-related ...

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Brazil Is the Site of the Most Important Internet Event in Latin America and the Caribbean

FOZ DO IGUAÇU, Brazil, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The promotion of integrated efforts at developing the Internet in Latin America and the Caribbean was prominently underscored during the first day of sessions of the meeting LACNIC 27, being held May 22-26 in Foz do Iguaçu. The opening session featured Ariel Graizer (LAC-IX), Eduardo Santoyo (LACTLD), Demi Getschko ...

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Caribbean Born Celeb Weighs In On Manchester Terror Attack

A British police officer escorts walking casualties away from the Manchester Arena stadium in Manchester, United Kingdom on May 23, 2017. (Photo by Lindsey Parnaby/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 23, 2017: A Caribbean-born celebrity was among those two took to Twitter last night to express condolences at the shocking terror attack ...

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Trump Administration Grudgingly Grants Haitians TPS Extension With Caveat

Haitians including Haitians for Trump, want the Donald to deliver a TPS extension for Haitians. (Twitter image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. May 23, 2017: The Donald Trump administration on Monday seemed to grudgingly grant a maximum six-month Temporary Protected Status extension to some 50,000 Haitians in the US. But the extension came with a clear ...

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See Trinidad Born Rapper Nicki Minaj’s Billboard Performance Here

Nicki Minaj’s 2017 Billboard Performance. (Twitter image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. May 22, 2017: Trinidad-born rapper Nicki Minaj opened the Billboard Music Awards last night with a nine minute set that included a lot of booty twerking/wining and jerking. The set opened with a dance medley of her former hits, including “Starships,” “Anaconda,” and “Super Bass” — all ...

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Who’s Who In Athletics Among Those Bidding Adieu To Germaine Mason

Top athletes gathered in Kingston to bid final adieu to Olympian Germaine Mason. (Instagram image) By NAN Contributor News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. May 22, 2017: A Who’s Who list of top athletes were among those who packed into the Hagley Park Seventh Day Adventist Church in Kingston Sunday morning to bid a final adieu to Jamaican-born British Olympian, Germaine ...

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