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This Latin American Player Is Through To The Third Round Of The Open

By NAN Contributor News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Thurs. August 30, 2018: A Latin American top seeded tennis player on Wednesday barreled his way into the third round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows Park in Corona, Queens. Third-seeded Juan Martin del Potro, 29, of the South American nation of Argentina, completed a convincing 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 victory over American ...

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Cuban American Journalist Could Replace Ros-Lehtinen

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, Fl, Weds. Aug. 29, 2018: A Cuban-American journalist was making news Tuesday night instead of reporting the news after winning the Florida Republican Primary in House District 27 to replace Cuban-born Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. Maria Elvira Salazar beat out a crowded GOP field that included two Cuban natives and former Miami-Dade County ...

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Haitian Born Florida State Senator Loses Seat

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, Fl, Weds. Aug. 29, 2018: Haitian-born, Florida State Senator, Daphne Campbell, lost her seat in Florida elections held Tuesday. Campbell, who was elected to represent Florida’s District 38 eight years ago in the state legislature, lost to wealthy former prosecutor Jason Pizzo, who captured 54.2 percent of the vote in Senate District. ...

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Puerto Rico – Donald Trump’s Katrina?

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Weds. Aug. 29, 2018: On October 3, 2017, US President Donald Trump told Puerto Rican officials they should be “very proud” that hundreds of people hadn’t died after Hurricane Maria as they did in “a real catastrophe like Katrina.” But now another study, this time by the Milken Institute School of ...

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Caribbean Roots Republican Loses Florida Primary Bid

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Weds. Aug. 29, 2018: Vennia Francois, the Caribbean-roots, Republican candidate for Florida’s 7th Congressional district, on Tuesday, August 28th, lost in her bid to become the party’s nominee for the November general election. Francois, a first-time candidate whose parents immigrated from the Bahamas, managed to secure just 16 percent or 7,230 ...

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This Caribbean Island Is Trending Ahead Of Florida’s Primary Elections

By NAN Contributor News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. August 28, 2018: A Caribbean island was trending yesterday but for all the wrong reasons. The Cayman Islands found itself trending on Twitter Monday afternoon – and it wasn’t for its great beaches, natural beauty or iguana meat exports. Ahead of the Florida Primary Elections on August 28th, The Tampa Bay Times/Miami ...

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Caribbean Nationals Among 19 Indicted For Illegally Voting In 2016

By NAN Contributor News Americas, WILMINGTON, N.C., Tues. August 28, 2018: Five Caribbean nationals are among 19 charged in the Eastern District of North Carolina with unlawfully voting in the 2016 elections. They include two nationals from Haiti and one each from Guyana, Grenada and the Dominican Republic. The Caribbean immigrants were charged by a federal grand jury in Wilmington ...

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Here’s How Caribbean American US Congressmembers Are Remembering John McCain

By NAN Contributor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Aug. 27, 2018: Caribbean-American, U.S. members of congress from both sides of the isle are among those paying tribute to the maverick, American hero and long-time Senator and Presidential candidate, John Sidney McCain, III. Their comments come after McCain passed away on Saturday August 25th at 4:28 p.m. EST at his home ...

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Fierce Anti-Immigration U.S. Congressmen Travel Quietly To Guyana

By NAN Contributor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 24, 2018: With a forecast of four billion barrels off Guyana’s Atlantic economic zone, seven anti-immigration U.S. Republican congressmen, along with two Democrats, quietly landed in the South American CARICOM nation on Wednesday. The seven Republicans were Reps. Bob Goodlatte, John Rutherford, Mark Sanford, John Curtis, Todd Rokita, Richard Hudson ...

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