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ALBA to help region stave off Ebola – Jamaica Observer

ALBA to help region stave off EbolaJamaica ObserverThe declaration came at the ALBA summit on Ebola in Cuba this week, where Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves told the ALBA Extraordinary Summit, called to deal with the ... Continue reading →

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New Mangrove Restoration Project for Jamaica

Share LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – This week the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation launches a year-long project to restore mangroves in Jamaica called the Jamaica Awareness of Mangroves In Nature (J.A.M.I.N.) project. The venture, joined with … Continue reading →

FCCA Conference & Trade Show Helps Attendees Target Cruise Line Decision Makers and Maximize Cruise Tourism’s Benefits

Share PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The 21st annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Conference & Trade Show opened today, gathering about 1,000 cruise tourism stakeholders and 100 cruise executives, presidents and CEOs from the 15 FCCA Member … Continue reading →


Share CaribPR Wire, Castries, St. Lucia, Mon. Oct. 6, 2014: The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) recognizes the Guyana government’s efforts to put in place alternative measures to address the technical deficiencies in its existing legal and financial legislative framework … Continue reading →


Rihanna to appear at Lenox Macy’s to promote fragrance – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Rihanna to appear at Lenox Macy's to promote fragranceAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)The R&B-pop superstar will make an appearance at Macy's at Lenox Square Mall at 3 p.m. Saturday. Rihanna's appearance is tied to the launch of her first men's fragrance, Rogue Man, which apparently “intoxicates men with a choreographed clash of ... Continue reading →


Phoenix chefs roll out menus with fall dishes –

azcentral.comPhoenix chefs roll out menus with fall dishesazcentral.comMarket specials include albacore tuna with fennel seed, heirloom tomato puttanesca, salsa verde and lemon chili oil; or braised chicken thigh with salt-roasted potato, crispy artich... Continue reading →

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Former Puerto Rico Mayor Guilty

Share Tweet Former Puerto Rico Mayor Eduard Rivera-Correa News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sat. Oct. 25, 2014: The former mayor of the municipality of Río Grande, Puerto Rico, pleaded guilty Friday to soliciting and receiving cash bribes. Eduard Rivera-Correa, … Continue reading

Stolen Peruvian Cultural Treasures Returned

Share Tweet Peruvian art returned. (US ICE image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Oct. 24, 2014: Several looted Peruvian artifacts smuggled into the United States during the last several years have been returned to the countries … Continue reading

Charged For Roles In Costa Rican Telemarketing Schemes

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Oct. 24, 2014: Two individuals were yesterday charged while a third pled guilty for roles in Costa Rican telemarketing schemes targeting U.S. residents. A California woman pleaded guilty Thursday … Continue reading

Bajan Wants To Be Mayor Of A Canadian City – A NAN First

Share Tweet Surrey Mayoral Hopeful John Edwards. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, Surrey, B.C., Fri. Oct. 24, 2014: A Barbadian-born immigrant is hoping to be the next mayor of Surrey, a city in the province of British Columbia, Canada. John … Continue reading

Caribbean American Congresswoman MIA From Congressional Immigration Letter To President – A NAN First

Share Tweet Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 23, 2014: Brooklyn, New York, Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, has consistently insisted she supports immigration reform. She is the … Continue reading