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Women’s rights activists place flowers and dolls in homage to the victims in a protest outside the Guatemalan Embassy in Managua on March 16, 2017 to demand justice for the recent fire that killed 40 girls at a government-run children’s shelter in San Jose Pinula, Guatemala. Guatemala recoiled in anger and shock Thursday at the deaths of 40 teenage girls ...

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This Caribbean National Is On The FBI’s Most Wanted List

Richard Jackson also known as Kofi Touissaint is wanted by the FBI. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 17, 2017: A 43-year-old Caribbean national is on the FBI’s Most Wanted List, wanted for violent crimes. Richard Jackson also known as Kofi Touissaint, Koj Edward Touissaint, Koof Touissaint, Koof Toussaint and Kofi Toussaint was born in Trinidad ...

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8 Fast Facts About Caribbean Immigrant Women In The U.S.

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 17, 2017: In honor of Women’s History Month, here are 8 fast about the female Caribbean bloc in the United States you should know according to conservative US Census data: 1: An estimated 57 percent of the Caribbean immigrant population in the U.S. are women. 2: The gender imbalance ...

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Caribbean Entertainment News Round-Up – Jamaican Takes Back #1 Spot On Reggae Charts

Reggae’s Queen Ifrica By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 17, 2017: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for the week-ending Mar. 17, 2017. Reggae Charts A Jamaican has at again taken the number one spot on the Billboard Reggae charts. Reggae’s Queen Ifrica’s latest studio album “Climb” debuted at ...

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Preet Bharara’s One Critical Mistake

By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 17, 2017: By now, almost everyone has heard or read about the firing of the very highly visible U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara. I never knew or met Mr. Bharara. What I did know was that he seemed like a no nonsense prosecutor ...

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Trump’s America – Episode #9 – Donald Trump’s ‘Magic’ Act

Where’s The Rabbit? By Arthur Piccolo News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 17, 2017: WARNING … it is too early to make a final judgment but…. The Trump Presidency sure seems to be falling apart already. NO, not because of the nonsense from Schumer, Pelosi and others about their Russian “Manchurian candidate” fantasies, but because of everything else … ...

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In Trinidad And Tobago, Carnival Goes Feminist

Playing at bikini mas. Andrea De Silva/Reuters Special To NAN News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Fri. Mar. 17, 2017: Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival, which recently ended its 2017 rendition, is an event as contradictory as it is extraordinary. No mere mimicry of other such celebrations in Rio de Janeiro or New Orleans, Carnival on this Caribbean island of 1.4 million people ...

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Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Homemade Ginger Beer

By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 17, 2017: As you may or may not know, the use of strong spices is the hall mark of Caribbean cooking. For example, Caribbean cuisine will include the such spices as nutmeg , cinnamon, cloves, curry, thyme, oregano, scotch bonnet pepper, country pepper, bird pepper , black pepper, cilantro, garlic, onions ...

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Caribbean Sports In Brief – West Indies Stay On Losing Streak

Not even a century by Darren Bravo helped. Compiled By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar.17, 2017: Here are the stories making headlines in sports from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this week ending Mar.17, 2017. West Indies Cricket The former manager of the West Indies cricket team has questioned the professionalism of the embattled ...

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