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Miami – December 12, 2016 - December 8, 2016 will be a day the Richmond-Perrine Giants Jr. Varsity dance team will never forget. The South Miami-Dade dance team won the coveted Southeastern division National Title in Orlando, Fl. Performing the hit “The Wiz” by introducing the original Song from the wizard of Oz with a ballet duo from Dorothy and then blending The Wiz with Jazz and Hip hop to seal this year’s National Title and helped secure a first in our Optimist Club, being the first Dance/Cheer team and Football Team in the Same Division (JR. Varsity) to win a National Title at the same time.

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 9, 2016:There are hundreds of Caribbean nationals in US jails across the country who will have to spend another Christmas behind bars this year, including five that are more well-known across the Caribbean and the Caribbean Diaspora. They are:

News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Dec. 5, 2016: Thousands of Cubans have tried to enter the U.S. illegally in the 2016 fiscal year, the highest it has been in a decade, the U.S. Coast Guard said late last week. The news comes as Cuba continued mourning the death of its former President and Revolutionary, Fidel Castro, who passed away at age 90 on Friday night, Nov. 25th. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft said the number of Cuban interdictions in fiscal 2016 was the highest it has been over the past ten years.

Parliament Threatens to Jail Lawyer and Supreme Court Judge in Environmental Scandal. 

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ - Less than 100 miles from Florida, in the island democracy of the Bahamas, politicians and the police are harassing environmentalists, illegally hacking and publicly releasing their private communications and other confidential information. And, when the Supreme Court ordered several cabinet members to stop violating the conservationists' constitutional rights, they threatened to jail the judge. These startling events are laid out by environmental attorney and activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr., chairman of Water keeper Alliance, in a new story in EcoWatch, one of America's top environmental news sites.

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