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Puerto Rico ban on same-sex marriage upheld

Relying mainly on two legal points that federal courts have repeatedly rejected over the past sixteen months, a federal trial judge in San Juan ruled Tuesday that Puerto Rico’s ban on same-sex marriage survives constitutional challenge. The combination of a one-line Supreme Court decision in 1972 and the Court’s full-scale ruling in June a year ago on the […] 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 →

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 →

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

Jamaican-Born Artist Moves On, On NBC’s The Voice

Share Tweet Kingston, Jamaica-born, Massachusetts singer, Anita Antoinette. (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LOS ANGELES., Weds. Oct. 22, 2014: Kingston, Jamaica-born, Massachusetts singer, Anita Antoinette, has advanced on music reality show, The Voice. Antoinette beat … Continue reading →

Business

Perception of Diversity varies – The Daily Advertiser

The Daily AdvertiserPerception of Diversity variesThe Daily AdvertiserAt the time, the oil business was still alive, but would crash just a few years later. Montes said aside from a ... Acadiana prides itself on being a melting pot of cultures with Fre... Continue reading →

Sports

Qatar Awareness Campaign: Letter to FIFA on Slave Labor – Right Side News

Qatar Awareness Campaign: Letter to FIFA on Slave LaborRight Side NewsIs it not tragically ironic that his son is using slave labor to build FIFA's soccer stadiums? Consistent with history, the Muslim Brotherhood, which Qatar welcomes with enthusiasm, ... In 2011, Mohamed bin Hamman was banned from FIFA after the Ethics ...and more » Continue reading →

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Caribbean News

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

Guatemalan Fugitive Deported

Share Tweet   Edwin Estuardo Martinez-Ortega- deported. (US ICE Image) News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Weds. Oct. 22, 2014: A Guatemalan fugitive wanted in his home country on outstanding murder charges has been sent packing by officers with U.S. Immigration and … Continue reading

Funeral Set For Jamaican-Born, U.S. Olympic Fencer

Share Tweet The late Kamara James. (USAFencing.com image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LONG ISLAND, NY, Mon. Oct. 20, 2014: Jamaican-born, U.S. Olympic fencer, Kamara James, is set to be laid to rest this Friday in Long island New … Continue reading

Thousands Without Power In Bermuda Following Gonzalo

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sat. Oct. 18, 2014: More than 28,000 people on the island of Bermuda remained without power this morning in the aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo. The island hit Bermuda last night … Continue reading

First Caribbean Death Of The 2014 Hurricane Season Recorded

Share Tweet Hurricane Gonzalo also hit St. Barths. (Twitter/SaintBarthcom images) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Oct. 15, 2014: The first death in the Caribbean of the 2014 hurricane season was recorded in St. Maarten Tuesday as Hurricane Gonzalo, now a … Continue reading

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