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DAILY CARIBBEAN RUNDOWN: FRIDAY DEC. 14, 2018



News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Friday. Dec. 14, 2018: Here are the top headlines making news from across the Caribbean for today, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018.

Sex Island Weekend Will Be In Venezuela, Not Trinidad

The highly controversial ‘sex island,’ set for this weekend, is actually set to be held in Venezuela and not Trinidad and Tobago. Reports now indicate the weekend of high-class prostitution is set for five-star hotel resort with a private beach on the northern coast of Margarita, a popular tourist resort island off the north-eastern coast of Venezuela. Continue Reading

Interpol Issues Red Corner Notice Against Antigua-Based Mehul Choksi

A global arrest warrant – popularly known as red notice – has now been issued by Interpol for Indian fugitive and Antigua’s new…

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La Casita’s annual ¡Fiesta De Navidad! to bring the Caribbean to Christmas – The Daily Orange


With the holiday season just around the corner, the La Casita Cultural Center is celebrating Christmas traditions with their own twists.

La Casita’s annual ¡Fiesta De Navidad! – a Caribbean-style Christmas dinner — will take place Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. The free event will be hosted at the La Casita Cultural Center at 109 Otisco St. in Syracuse, where guests can expect to listen to Caribbean music during the party.

This year’s event will feature performers from La Casita itself as well as the wider Central New York community. Plena music from Rochester-based Pleneros D’ Borikén, Spanish guitar and song from local performers Liamna Pestana & Daniel Yost of Tropos and viola performance from La Casita’s musical director Aleksandre Roderick Lorenz are set to perform. There…

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Daily Press Briefing: Security Council, African Union/Secretary…



Daily Press Briefing: Security Council, African Union/Secretary-General, Western Sahara, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen, Climate, Human Rights, The …
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Beloit Daily News – News, African American discipline numbers remain high


BELOIT – While the number of administrative hearings and expulsions in the School District of Beloit has widely vacillated over the past three years, the over-representation of minorities within those numbers has remained relatively steady, according to data provided by the district in a Tuesday school board meeting.

In the 2015-2016 school year, changes in administration and use of restorative practices resulted in administrative hearings decreasing by 64 percent and expulsions decreasing by 77 percent.

In 2016-2017, administrative hearings increased 76 percent and expulsions increased 43 percent.

In 2017-2018, administrative hearings decreased 9 percent and expulsion hearings decreased 30 percent.

The number of expelled students was…

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What baseball’s move west teaches us about 1958 – and where it goes from 2018 – Redlands Daily Facts


Major League Baseball has existed long enough in California that it is tempting to take it for granted. In the spirit of giving thanks, author Lincoln A. Mitchell offers a necessary reminder: MLB’s move to California didn’t have to happen in 1958 – at least, not then, and not the way it did.

In “Baseball Goes West: The Dodgers, the Giants, and the Shaping of the Major Leagues,” Mitchell offers a wide-lens look at the cultural, sociological and economic factors that predicted the Giants and Dodgers leaving New York for California in 1958, and how it could have happened differently.

Mitchell is an adjunct research scholar at Columbia University’s Arnold A. Salesman Institute of War and Peace Studies and the author of four books. In this Q-and-A, we discuss some fun alternate…

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Beloit Daily News – News, Beloit City Council passes 2019 budget


BELOIT – In the Beloit City Council’s busiest meeting of the year, the council approved a 2019 operating budget, amended City Manager Lori Curtis Luther’s contract and passed changes to the city’s comprehensive plan.

Before getting to the city’s $96 million 2019 budget and other key issues, the council recognized Walter Knight, Beloit’s first African American city councilor, with the honorary naming of the Portland Avenue Bridge.

Council President Kevin Leavy said Knight’s legacy with the Rock County Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) was the perfect pairing with one of Beloit’s bridges. The center served disadvantaged individuals, helping them build occupational and social skills to launch successful careers.

“He was the…

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