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MIAMI, FL (March 30, 2017) – The “Jamaica Charity Galas” are key among the annual fundraising activities promoted by non-profit The American Friends of Jamaica. Each year, philanthropists and well wishers gather in Miami, and again in New York, for beautifully appointed evenings of celebration to raise money for worthy causes on the island, and to recognize their most generous peers. This year’s South Florida event will be hosted in the Grand Ballroom of the Four Seasons Miami on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 6:30 PM.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 24, 2017: The US has named 21 Caribbean countries among a wider global list of Major Money Laundering Countries of 2016. The US State Department this week released the countries in its 2017 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report on Money Laundering and Financial Crimes. The countries making the list are:
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 17, 2017: In honor of Women’s History Month, here are 8 fast about the female Caribbean bloc in the United States you should know according to conservative US Census data:
News Americas, NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, Thurs. Mar. 16, 2017: A 47-year-old Caribbean immigrant who was transferred to the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency only this January has died. Roger Rayson, who was born in Jamaica, died at the Lafayette General Hospital in New Orleans. An ICE statement says the cause of death is believed to be cardiac arrest.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 17, 2017: Donald Trump released his first “budget blueprint” Thursday morning, providing the clearest glimpse yet at his administration’s war on the so-called “administrative state.” He once again proved his administration cares nothing about the Americas – Latin America or the Caribbean – or the world for that matter. Here are a few big F-U’s from Trump that will see drastic cuts if this budget ever gets green lighted.
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