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From Banana Exporter To President – Jovenel Moise Takes Reins In Haiti

New Haitian President Jovenel Moise reviews and greets the troops during his inauguration ceremony at the National Palace, in Port-au-Prince, on February 7, 2017. (Photo credit: HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images) By NAN Contributor News Americas, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. Feb. 7, 2017: A 48-year-old banana exporter, who has never held political office, was yesterday sworn in as Haiti’s new President. Jovenel Moise ...

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8 Largely Forgotten West Indians In US Black History

Trinidad-born American black activist Stokely Carmichael (1941 – 1998, later Kwame Ture) giving a speech in 1974. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 8, 2017: As the US continues to mark Black History Month, here are 8 West Indian black immigrants who made a significant contribution to black history in ...

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8 Largely Forgotten West Indians In US Black History

Trinidad-born American black activist Stokely Carmichael (1941 – 1998, later Kwame Ture) giving a speech in 1974. (Photo by Archive Photos/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 8, 2017: As the US continues to mark Black History Month, here are 8 West Indian black immigrants who made a significant contribution to black history in ...

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White House Hit With More Spelling Woes

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer takes questions from reporters in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House February 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Feb. 7, 2017: The White House communications staff seem unable to spell. Fresh off of the misspelling of the name ...

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What Tech Companies Say About Immigrants In Their Brief Against Trump’s Ban

Men pray during a protest byNY Yemenis and supporters over President Donald Trump’s executive order. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) By NAN Contributor News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Tues. Feb. 7, 2017: Late Sunday, some 127 tech companies, including Airbnb, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Intel, Netflix, Snap and Uber, filed an impassioned legal  amicus brief in  The United States Court Of ...

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U.S. Presidential Delegation For Haiti Inauguration Today

Haiti’s president-elect Jovenel Moise will be officially sworn in today, Feb. 7, 2017. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Feb. 7, 2017: During the U.S. Presidential campaign, some Haitian voters broke ranks with the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton in favor of then candidate Donald Trump. On Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, Trump, now the US’ 45th President, ...

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Ciao Willy Moment At Super Bowl 51

                    Check out the Ciao Willy moment Brian Poole #34 of the Atlanta Falcons was having during the third quarter during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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Caribbean National Helps New England Patriots To Come From Behind Super Bowl Win

Patrick Chung #23 of the New England Patriots is tackled by Justin Hardy #16 of the Atlanta Falcons during the fourth quarter during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, HOUSTON, Texas, Mon. Feb. 6, 2017: Surreal. Incredible; Thrilling, Stunning and Historic were ...

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BuzzFeed Reporter Claims Trinidad Born Husband Was Detained At Florida Airport

By NAN Contributor News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Feb. 3, 2017: A Trinidad-born former managing editor for mobile at BuzzFeed News and a reporter with the organization, says her Trinidad-born husband and a legal resident was detained for three hours at the Fort Lauderdale International Airport in Florida on Feb. 1, 2017. Stacy Marie Ishmael, writing on Twitter, said ...

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Five Jamaican Immigrants In US Black History

John Brown Russwurm was an American abolitionist who was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica to an English father and an enslaved mother. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 3, 2017: When Black History Month is discussed, West Indian blacks who have made a significant contribution to the United States’ black history are rarely ever acknowledged. ...

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