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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 1, 2017: Two celebrity daughters of the Caribbean have opened their check books to help the people of Texas as the death toll rose to 35 Thursday and tens of thousands have been rendered homeless. Trinidad-born rapper Nicki Minaj donated US $25 thousand this week based on a social media challenge from comedian and actor Kevin Hart for the people of Houston and the American Red Cross.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 25, 2017: It’s back! For another year a thread has surfaced on an Internet bulletin board frequented by New York cops who are placing racist, theoretical bets on how many people would be cut down by violence during the upcoming West Indian carnival and the Caribbean J’Ouvert events, News Americas has found. 
News Americas, Brooklyn, NY, Weds. Aug. 23, 2017:Fresh on the heels of her “Honoring Real Patriots Act of 2017” bill, Caribbean American Congressmember Yvette Clarke on Tuesday held a rally with some supporters in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, to urge the removal of Confederate signs from the area.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 25, 2017: In a matter of 9 days, the West Indian American Day Carnival will officially turn 50 but so far the celebration has been largely muted.
News Americas, BRONX, NY, Weds. Aug. 23, 2017: A 14-year-old  born Montserrat immigrant is dead after collapsing during football practice at  a Bronx, NY school, New York Police say.
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