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The Business Of Tourism – When Visitor Numbers Become Too Great

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Feb. 10, 2017: Around the world, some popular tourism destinations are beginning to experience a backlash against visitors arriving in such numbers that local people are seeing their lifestyles changed, as overcrowding creates unintended economic and social consequences. The case of Venice is well known – a medieval city of 60,000 residents ...

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Puerto Ricans Among 13 Busted For ‘Mail Order’ Coke

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 9, 2017: Two Puerto Rican nationals were on Wednesday morning arrested in San Juan and charged with smuggling large amounts of narcotics from Puerto Rico through the U.S. Mail for distribution in New York City. Alleged suppliers Luis Melendez-Sanchez and Eliud Torres were arrested and will be the subject ...

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Caribbean, Latin American Visiting Immigrants May Have To Hand Over Social Media Passwords

US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly testified before Congress this week that foreign travelers coming to the United States could be required to give up social media passwords to border officials as a condition of entry. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Feb. 9, 2017: It’s going to get tougher for immigrants, including nationals from the Caribbean ...

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Digium Introduces First Affordable HD Touchscreen IP Phone for Business

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – Digium®, Inc., The Asterisk® Company, today introduced the industry’s first affordable high definition touchscreen IP phone. The Digium D80 is poised to disrupt the status quo of high-cost, low-quality, touchscreen desk phones. With today’s modern workforce demanding ease of use, intuitive interfaces, high levels of customization and simplified workflows, Digium recognizes the ...

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From Banana Exporter To President – Jovenel Moise Takes Reins In Haiti

New Haitian President Jovenel Moise reviews and greets the troops during his inauguration ceremony at the National Palace, in Port-au-Prince, on February 7, 2017. (Photo credit: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Contributor News Americas, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. Feb. 7, 2017: A 48-year-old banana exporter, who has never held political office, was yesterday sworn in as Haiti’s new President. Jovenel Moise ...

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8 Largely Forgotten West Indians In US Black History

Trinidad-born American black activist Stokely Carmichael (1941 – 1998, later Kwame Ture) giving a speech in 1974. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 8, 2017: As the US continues to mark Black History Month, here are 8 West Indian black immigrants who made a significant contribution to black history in ...

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White House Hit With More Spelling Woes

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer takes questions from reporters in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House February 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Feb. 7, 2017: The White House communications staff seem unable to spell. Fresh off of the misspelling of the name ...

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What Tech Companies Say About Immigrants In Their Brief Against Trump’s Ban

Men pray during a protest byNY Yemenis and supporters over President Donald Trump’s executive order. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) By NAN Contributor News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. Feb. 7, 2017: Late Sunday, some 127 tech companies, including Airbnb, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Intel, Netflix, Snap and Uber, filed an impassioned legal  amicus brief in  The United States Court Of ...

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U.S. Presidential Delegation For Haiti Inauguration Today

Haiti’s president-elect Jovenel Moise will be officially sworn in today, Feb. 7, 2017. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Feb. 7, 2017: During the U.S. Presidential campaign, some Haitian voters broke ranks with the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton in favor of then candidate Donald Trump. On Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, Trump, now the US’ 45th President, ...

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Ciao Willy Moment At Super Bowl 51

                    Check out the Ciao Willy moment Brian Poole #34 of the Atlanta Falcons was having during the third quarter during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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