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trump treasury nomineeNews Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Jan. 20, 2017: A day before Donald Trump took the oath of office as President, Americans found out of the links of his Secretary of Treasury pick to the Caribbean. At the Senate Finance Committee Hearing for Steven Mnuchin Thursday, it was revealed that the former partner in Goldman Sachs who is also co-owner of OneWest Bank has links to at least two Caribbean nations.
At the Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing, Mnuchin acknowledged, amid questioning by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), that corporations he had registered in Anguilla and the Cayman Islands .

News Americas, Philadelphia, PA, Tuesday January 10, 2017: Jamaican-born Michelle Neil was recently appointed to the State of Pennsylvania’s Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) by Governor Tom Wolf.

Marcus Garvey 1A son of one Caribbean country’s National Hero has again made a strong plea for the United States to pardon his father for criminal convictions supporters believe were trumped up to silence a massive movement to establish respect and independence for black people. Dr. Julius W. Garvey is appealing to outgoing President Barack Obama to grant a presidential pardon to the late Marcus Mosiah Garvey, the late Jamaican civil rights leader viewed as a champion for people of African descent in the U.S. and around the world starting in the first half of the 20th century.

miss universe contendersNews Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 13, 2017: Thirteen Caribbean beauties are among 87 women from around the world who are vying for the coveted title of Miss Universe. The Miss Universe pageant will be aired on January 29 at 7/6c live from the Philippines on FOX TV. The competition will again be hosted by Steve Harvey despite his mega mistake in announcing the wrong pageant winner at the last pageant. Here are the Caribbean contenders:

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