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Caribbean Business – IMF Head ID’s Four Impediments To Growth In The Caribbean

  Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, (IMF), Christine Lagarde, (l.) with Jamaican PM Andrew Holness, 2nd from l and other officials in Jamaica last week. (JIS image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. 22, 2017: Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, (IMF), Christine Lagarde, says the Caribbean’s growth has been affected by at least four structural impediments. ...

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Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Jamaican Hard Dough Bread Stuffing

By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY,Weds. Nov. 22, 2017: It’s the week of Thanksgiving and it’s time to plan the thanksgiving meal for Thursday, if you haven’t already. The following menu will be served at my Thanksgiving Dinner.Soup Fish tea Salad Watercress, raisin and apple salad Main Course Coconut Pumpkin rice Roasted Turkey with Garlic Gravy Italian sausage/Jamaican hard-dough ...

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Caribbean Entertainment – 10 Things To Know About The Ninja Man Murder Case & Guilty Verdict

Popular Jamaican dancehall deejay and actor, Ninja Man, born Desmond Ballentine, known for his controversial and pro-gun lyrics, was on Monday found guilty of an 8-year-old murder. (Facebook image) News Americas, MIAMI, Fl, Tues. Nov. 21, 2017: Popular Jamaican dancehall deejay and actor, Ninja Man, born Desmond Ballentine, known for his controversial and pro-gun lyrics, was on Monday found guilty ...

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Jamaica Needs Constitutional Change To Allow Diaspora To Vote & Run For Office – PM Holness

Jamaica PM Andrew Holness addressing the 10th annual gala of the south-east chapter of the Jamaican-American Bar Association, in opening remarks at the organization’s 10th annual awards gala in Fort Lauderdale, South Florida on Saturday night, Nov. 18, 2017. (NAN image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Mon. Nov. 20, 2017: Jamaica’s ninth Prime Minister, Andrew M. ...

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Jamaican Born Soldier’s Death Under Investigation

Sgt. 1st Class Hughton O. Brown died in Kuwait on Nov. 14, 2017. (DOD image) News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Nov. 20, 2017: The cause of death of a Jamaican born US soldier remains under investigation, six days after he died in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, the US Department of Defense says. Sgt. 1st Class Hughton O. Brown, 43, of Brooklyn, ...

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Red Cross Hosts Families After Harlem Fire

: The American Red Cross says it is hosting 22 families in hotels in NYC following a massive fire in Harlem Friday afternoon, Nov. 17, 2017. The raging 6 alarm fire destroyed most of the 6th and 5th floors  of a building on 144th street  and Broadway in Harlem and took more than 200 firefighters to battle the blaze. Nine ...

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The Caribbean Is A Treasure Trove For Business Says Former Billionaire – A NAN First

Michael-Lee-Chin (file photo/NCB) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017: The Caribbean is ripe with opportunities and has three of the pre-conditions that must exist for success in business. That’s the word from former Caribbean billionaire and founder and chairman of Portland Holdings Inc., Michael Lee-Chin. Lee-Chin made the remarks as he opened the 41stst annual CCAA conference on ...

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Caribbean Entertainment Round-Up

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017: Dancehall star Vybz Kartel will have to sit tight in a Jamaican jail as he tries for an appeal hearing. The appeal hearing for the dancehall sensation who was convicted of murder along with three of his associates in 2014, has been rescheduled from February next year. Kartel, whose real name ...

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