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Dominican Republic lawmakers: Time to snub Human Rights Court – Dominican Today

Dominican Republic lawmakers: Time to snub Human Rights CourtDominican TodaySanto Domingo.- Wednesday's ruling handed down by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) which condemns Dominican Republic for repatriating Haitians prompted quick rebuke by lawmakers, including National District senator Reinaldo ... Continue reading →

PR News

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. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141010/151469 The venture, joined with … Continue reading →

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. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141010/151469 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 →

Entertainment

Designer Oscar de la Renta’s funeral to be private New York affair

Share Tweet Oscar de la Renta, the renowned fashion designer who died on Monday at the age of 82, will be buried at a private funeral in New York early next month. A mass for family and close friends will … Continue reading →

Business

Local mayors differ on climate plans – U-T San Diego

U-T San DiegoLocal mayors differ on climate plansU-T San Diego“I think we have to do it in a way that doesn't damage the lives of citizens or damage the ability to run a business.” ... “When something goes wrong, it's usually the taxpayers who end up holding the bill while the club owners are on yachts in the ...Mayors tout 'holistic' planningSan Diego Source (subscription)all 4 news articles » Continue reading →

Sports

Soccer news and notes, Oct. 23 – SFGate

Trinidad GuardianSoccer news and notes, Oct. 23SFGateThe top three finishers in the championship among teams from the North and Central America and Caribbean region will earn a ticket to the World Cup. Canada, as host, has already secured a spot. So even if Trinidad and Tobago doesn't win Friday, the ...Trinidad and Tobago women's World Cup team goes from rags to richesLos Angeles TimesTrinidad and Tobago a win away from World CupUSA TODAYall 28 news articles » Continue reading →

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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 →

Dominican Republic Imposes Ebola Travel Ban

Share Tweet CBP Enhanced Ebola Screening at JFK Airport. (US CPB image)  By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Oct. 22, 2014: The Dominican Republic has joined other countries in the Caribbean in banning entry to foreigners who … Continue reading →

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