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Caribbean Business – What’s The Future For Caribbean Sugar?

Workers collect sugar cane at a plantation near Santa Cruz de El Seibo, in eastern Dominican Republic, on January 9, 2017. A cane cutter in the Dominican Republic earns the equivalent of approximately four US dollars (180 RD) per ton cut. Last year sugar production in the country recorded a milling of 3,980,684 metric tons of sugarcane (Photo credit: ERIKA ...

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Gender Based Violence And The Caribbean

By Annan Boodram News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 10, 2017: India’s Supreme Court earlier this month, struck down a legal clause that permits men to have sex with their underage wives. The judgment stated that girls under 18 would be able to charge their husbands with rape, as long as they complained within one year of being forced ...

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Caribbean Sports Round-Up – Football Corruption Trial Begins In Brooklyn Court

Protesters carry a sign behind former Brazilian National Football Federation president Jose Maria Marin as he arrives on November 8, 2017 at Brooklyn Federal Courthouse in New York. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Nov. 10, 2017: Jury selection at federal court in Brooklyn, NY in the corruption trial of three South American former FIFA executives ...

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Caribbean Travel – Avoid Non-Essential Travel Canada Says Of These Caribbean Nations

French Prime minister Edouard Philippe (4L) visits the damaged stadium of Marigot, on the French overseas island of Saint-Martin on November 6, 2017, during a visit following the passing of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September.(Photo credit: HELENE VALENZUELA/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Contributor News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. Nov. 10, 2017: As three Caribbean islands decimated by Hurricanes Irma and ...

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The Hypocrisy Of Donald Trump & The Right

Shaelyn Gisler,4, prepares to leave flowers on crosses named for the victims outside the First Baptist Church, which was the scene of the mass shooting that killed 26 people in Sutherland Springs, Texas on November 9, 2017. Willeford shot suspect Devin Patrick Kelley, a gunman wearing all black armed with an assault rifle that opened fire on a small-town Texas ...

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Preparing An Excellent Presentation

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 9, 2017: If you are laboring at a presentation, the first thing you should think about is the idea to be delivered to the audience, but not the number of slides and their design, although the latter also maters. The main thing here is what you are going to say and prove to ...

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NYC Voters Hand Incumbent Caribbean Roots Lawmakers Return Ticket

Grenadian-American Jumaane Williamsposted this selfie with his team on Twitter and thanked voters in the 45th District “for coming out strong!” (Twitter image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 8, 2017: Voters in New York’s 40th and 45th City Council districts on Tuesday handed their incumbent Caribbean roots representatives return tickets to the body. Haitian-born City Councilman Mathieu Eugene ...

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A Jamaican Roots Non Profit Worker Takes On An Incumbent Haitian Councilmember In NYC

Flatbush-born Brian Cunningham, r., a former aide to New York State Senator Kevin Parker and chief-of-staff of Councilmember Laurie Cumbo is challenging Haitian-born incumbent Councilmember Mathieu Eugene for the 40th Councilmatic district seat. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 7, 2017: A Jamaican roots former political worker turned non-profit worker will face-off again against a Haitian-born City Councilmember in ...

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