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The Caribbean Newswire

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  1. How the 1967 mayoral race changed BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Last in a series of occasional stories on the summer of 1967, when the Red Sox caught the imagination of a city in an era of tumult and change. The campaign announcement dreaded by Boston's establishment came with gold-embossed invitations and a 475-pound cake baked in the shape of the new City Hall rising at Government Center.

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  2. China unveils US$15Bn mega bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | Trinidad Guardian

    The idea of building a bridge over the Caribbean Sea to connect Trinidad with Tobago is not a new one. As Opposition Leader in 2015, Dr Keith Rowley said no amount of money in the Western Hemisphere and no engineering known to man could pay for or build such a bridge which would have to at least be 30 kilometres long.

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  3. $.5m for cultural centre in SipariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... support to the visiting Dominica women's team ahead of the teams NORCECA... The idea of building a bridge over the Caribbean Sea to connect Trinidad with Tobago is not a new one. Being an entrepreneur involves a lot of deep breaths. It really isn't ...

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  4. FAA Torn Over Drone RegulationsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 16 | PressReleasePoint

    ... efforts and newsgathering, has gained more traction in light of the recent hurricanes in Texas, Florida and the Caribbean. "I don't think it's an exaggeration to say that the hurricane response will be looked back upon as a landmark in the evolution ...

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  5. Anne Horrigan Geary: Seeing with new eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... by Michael Dorris that I began to see an alternate view. "Morning Girl" is about the landing of Columbus in the Caribbean, and the changes to the indigenous peoples which came about due to his conquest. Columbus was not a benefactor to these people. ...

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  6. CARICOM council agrees on mechanism to restore agri in disaster-hit countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Stabroek News

    ... party Chairman and former leader Khemraj Ramjattan says. Auto sales dealer Rose Ramdehol has been ordered by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to pay her former husband, Haimwant Ramdehol US$262,500 following a dispute dating back to 2010 on what ...

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  7. FAA Stymied Over Drone Tracking RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | TV Technology

    ... efforts and newsgathering, has gained more traction in light of the recent hurricanes in Texas, Florida and the Caribbean. "I don't think it's an exaggeration to say that the hurricane response will be looked back upon as a landmark in the evolution ...

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  8. The 15th-century doctrine that let Columbus 'discover...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | ThinkProgress

    ... papal bull giving Portugal permission to invade and colonize West Africa. After Columbus's infamous voyage to the Caribbean, a similar papal bull was extended to Spain in 1493. The Doctrine of Christian Discovery asserted simply that Christian ...

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  9. NYC's Native Groups Weigh in on the Columbus ControversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | City Limits

    ... (those with origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America, including Central America and the Caribbean), who have been affected in real ways by the oppressive acts of the men shaped into bronze and stone. There are important ...

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  10. Voluntary and Non-Governmental Organizations Save Lives, Feed, and...Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 8 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Many organizations are fully engaged in supporting survivors in the Caribbean. Volunteers were positioned throughout the islands since even before the storm made landfall to rush aid to areas that needed it ...

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  11. Trump Issues Columbus Day Proclamation Without Obama's MisgivingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 8 | Voice of America

    Schoolchildren wave Italian flags on a float in the Columbus Day parade in New York, Oct. 13, 2014. The parade is organized by the Columbus Citizens Foundation, and is billed as the world's largest celebration of Italian-American heritage and culture.

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  12. LA County Follows City Action to Rename Columbus DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | San Fernando Sun

    ... Fernandeno Tataviam tribal President Rudy Ortega, Jr. set foot on North American soil. He landed instead in the Caribbean, where he was said to have committed atrocities against the native island people he found there. Solis said the motion amounted ...

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  13. Long Beach tosses Columbus Day, designates it a Indigenous Peoplea s DayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | The Daily Breeze

    ... celebrated for his discovery of America, never actually set foot on North American soil. He landed instead in the Caribbean, where he was said to have committed atrocities against the native island people he found there. Solis said the motion ...

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  14. Long Beach tosses Columbus Day, designates it 'Indigenous People's Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | The Wave

    ... celebrated for his discovery of America, never actually set foot on North American soil. He landed instead in the Caribbean, where he was said to have committed atrocities against the native island people he found there. Solis said the motion ...

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  15. Travel Detective with Peter GreenbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 29 | KQED

    CBS Travel Editor Peter Greenberg empowers audiences with travel news, must-have information, and insider secrets known only to a select few in the industry. The series reveals the process of travel from the inside, giving viewers access to information from some of the best minds in the travel industry.

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  16. Tribal head who led Dakota Access pipeline fight voted outRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 28 | CBS Atlanta

    ... authorities have made an arrest. Maria is finally racing east in the Atlantic, giving the United States and the Caribbean a rest from the constant threat of tropical weather for more than a month. Maria is finally racing east in the Atlantic, giving ...

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  17. 118 Groups Urge Trump to Ban Fracking on Public LandsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 26 | PressReleasePoint

    Social justice, public health, faith, tribal, wildlife and climate groups representing millions of Americans are calling on the Trump administration to ban fracking on America's public lands. In a letter to President Trump, 118 groups said the administration's plan to rescind Obama-era fracking rules would be a disaster for public lands, public health and wildlife, and worsen global warming.

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  18. NYFW: The Hottest Ingredients and Styles in Textured Hair CareRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 26 | Global Cosmetic Industry

    Mielle Organics was one of the headliners at the NaturallyCurly-hosted runway show: Texture On The Runway 2017 powered by Sally Beauty. Textured hair graced New York Fashion Week , complete with numerous texture and style varieties, including curly coils, braids and loose waves, revealing the hottest looks and on-trend ingredients.

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  19. Good-bye, ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... other is false. Asserting that the discovery of the Americas was "native cultures victimized" is nonsense. The Caribbean was not idyllic: The Arawaks displaced and enslaved the Siboney, only to find themselves living in terror of cannibalistic ...

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  20. Volunteers Play Integral Role in Disaster Relief and Recovery EffortsRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2017 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    ... of the United States. This is in addition to the church and charity's ongoing emergency response in many of the Caribbean islands, and in reaction to Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Habitat for Humanity International reported local Habitats are checking ...

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