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  Donald Trump entered the presidential fray two weeks ago with a flurry of racially-tinged comments that have led to widespread backlash and condemnation. But to one New Jersey author and native of the Dominican Republic, the Republican hopeful’s tactic of “demonizing immigrants” is nothing new for the elites. It’s

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For vulnerable Haitian migrants living in the Dominican Republic, the threat of expulsion still hangs in the air two weeks after a deadline expired for undocumented immigrants to register their status in the country. But another deadline is approaching fast, and people at risk of deportation are dividing into two

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  After a four-year ramp up, America’s far-reaching tax law, FATCA – the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (enacted in 2010) – is now in full effect. With over 60 countries (including, most recently, the Vatican) having signed an agreement with the United States related to the enforcement of FATCA,

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  CHRISTIANSTED, July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — ESPN and ESPN Deportes team up for an unprecedented Olympic-style production to deliver complete multiplatform coverage of the 2015 Pan American Games from Toronto, starting Friday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m. ET with the Opening Ceremony live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes. The

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  ROSEAU, Dominica, June 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Dominica, the Nature Island of the Caribbean, has an extra helping of FUN planned for July. The excitement kicks off on July 1 with the four-day Nature Island Food and Drink Festival and continues with the island’s 22 nd annual Dive Fest

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  PARIS, July 2, 2015 /CNW/ – SAINT JAMES Rum is celebrating its 250 th anniversary this year with a special commemorative bottling, a host of festivities on its home island of Martinique, and a worldwide marketing campaign. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7539251-saint-james-rum-250th-anniversary/ SAINT JAMES Rum

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  GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) – An Anguilla man has been sentenced to serve five years in prison after pleading guilty to a charge of DUI resulting in death related to a 2012 fatal wreck. The Delta Democrat-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1JidQpV) that 26-year-old Henry Vick Phelps IV was charged in the death

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  The restoration of diplomatic ties with Cuba is President Barack Obama’s greatest foreign policy achievement so far. Washington/Havana (dpa) – The Cold War is finally over in the Caribbean, with Cuba and the United States moving to formally restore diplomatic ties after more than half a century of antagonism.

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  A new survey says even though the wealthiest Canadians spend three times as much as the national average on vacations, they still are more likely to fly economy. BMO Private Banking said Thursday that it found 83 per cent of the wealthiest Canadians were flying economy while only 16

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President Barack Obama’s announcement that both Cuba and the United States will reopen their embassies is a major step towards normalising relations. They have been frozen since the early 1960s when the US broke links and imposed a trade embargo. Our correspondent Stefan Grobe said: “The new approach to Cuba

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