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Men try to clean up mud and water from their house after a sudden flood in city of Huarmey, 300 kilometers north of Lima, Peru on March 22, 2017. The climate phenomenon of El Nino was causing the muddy rivers to overflow all over the Peruvian coast, isolating communities and neighborhoods. Thousands of people have been affected since January, and ...

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Puerto Rico Licensed Doctor Charged In Medicare Fraud Scheme

By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 24, 2017: A Puerto Rico licensed doctor, who was practicing medicine in Miami, has been charged in a 16-count indictment for his alleged participation in a multi-faceted $20 million health care fraud scheme involving the submission of false and fraudulent claims to Medicare and Medicaid.  He has also been charged with ...

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The Business of Tourism – The US’ Loss May Well Become The Caribbean’s Gain

KAYAK, the UK-based vacation travel site, says that searches related to Las Vegas by potential British visitors have fallen by 36 percent since the US presidential inauguration in January of Donald Trump. By David Jessop  News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Mar. 24, 2017: Perception of a destination, the hard to define sense of feeling welcome and image, are three of ...

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Wyndham Grand Cruises into Belize with Luxurious Five-Star Destination

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Continuing its aggressive development in Latin America and the Caribbean Wyndham Hotel Group, the hotel giant with an unmatched global presence of more than 8,000 hotels, today unveiled plans to manage the stunning 242-key Wyndham Grand Ambergris Caye, the first resort in Belize to fly the Wyndham Grand® flag. Caribbean tranquillity ...

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This Caribbean Nation Checks In On Its Diaspora Amid London Terror Attack

Emergency services at the scene outside the Palace of Westminster, London, after a policeman was stabbed and his apparent attacker shot by officers in a major security incident at the Houses of Parliament. (Photo by Stefan Rousseau/PA Images via Getty Images) By NAN Contributor News Americas, LONDON, England, Thurs. Mar. 23, 2017: At least one Caribbean nation has jumped into ...

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It’s Not That Happy In The Caribbean

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Mar. 21, 2017: The Caribbean may have sea, sun and sand and be a holiday destination many love but it’s not that happy according to the World Happiness Report 2017. Only two Caribbean nations made the top 50 list of the Happiest Countries in the World. Trinidad & Tobago at number ...

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Team Gibbs 2017 Wins First Round Election In Saint Martin

Team Gibbs 2017 celebrating their first round win on Sunday night, March 19, 2017. (Facebook image) By NAN Contributor News Americas, MARIGOT, Saint Martin, Tues. Mar. 21, 2017: Team Gibbs 2017, headed by Daniel Gibbs, a politician who was elected to the French National Assembly on June 17, 2012 representing the department of Saint-Barthelemy et Saint-Martin, emerged the victor in ...

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Jamaican Immigrant Among ICE Most Wanted

Fifty-two-year-old Desmond Hugh Chambers is on the ICE Most Wanted list. By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Mar. 20, 2017: A Jamaican immigrant is among 22 immigrants listed as Most Wanted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, (ICE). Fifty-two-year-old Desmond Hugh Chambers, who also goes by the names: Warren Michael Mullings and Gregory Lemuel Green, is ...

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ACBC and Philadelphia 76ers To Host African Caribbean Heritage Night

News Americas, Philadelphia March 18, 2017 – The African and Caribbean Business Council (ACBC), the Philadelphia 76ers and the African Business Forum host The Second Annual African Caribbean Heritage Night on Wednesday March 29, 2017 from 4:30 pm to 9 pm at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The African Caribbean Heritage Night starts with a business forum with the ...

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