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Invisible No More? –Will Caribbean Immigrants Finally Be Able To Self-Identify On U.S. Census Forms?

Share Tweet Celebs. with Caribbean-roots. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. August 22, 2014: After a battle waged since 2008, the United States government may finally be prepared to recognize Caribbean immigrants and Caribbean Americans in the United States as what they are – a district identity group within the American society. If the recommendation made by the National Advisory ...

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Paying Off Student Loans

Share Tweet By Dr. Linda Marc-Clerisme Ambassador, NIH Loan Repayment Program News Americas, BOSTON, MA, Weds. July 2, 2014: First let me start by sharing that I incurred $110,000 in student loan debt following the completion of my undergraduate and graduate studies. However, through a loan repayment program $96,000 has been paid. This article will highlight available loan repayment programs ...

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Former Haiti Foreign Minister Passes On

News Americas, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. Nov. 15, 2013: Haiti’s former Foreign Minister Jean Rénald Clérismé and the husband of Dr. Linda Marc of the US Census Bureau, Race and Ethnicity Advisory Committee died on Oct. 29th in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Clérismé, 75, was a former Roman Catholic priest and expert on the plight of Haitian farmers in the Dominican Republic. He ...

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Haitians Dispel AIDS Myth with Harvard Researcher

Interview with Dr. Max Essex at Harvard School of Public Health (Nov. 2011) CaribPR Wire, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. Dec. 2, 2011: On December 1st 2012, we commemorated World AIDS Day. Sadly, Haitians continue to be unfairly implicated in the origin of the virus 30 years later. In the early1980s there was a new cluster of ailments sometimes referred to as ...

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New Study Dispels Notion Of Higher Prevalence Of AIDS Among Haitian Immigrants

CaribWorldNews, Cambridge, MA, Thurs. July 15, 2010: A new study published has found that the AIDS rate among Haitian immigrants in the United States is similar to the rate for African-Americans, challenging previous notions that Haitian immigrants have a higher prevalence of AIDS than all other groups. The study, titled `HIV among Haitian-born persons in the United States, 1985-2007,` is ...

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Haitian American Census Advisory Board Member Survives Haiti Quake

CaribWorldNews, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 19, 2010: A member of the US Census Bureau`s Race and Ethnicity Advisory Committee and vice-chair of the African-American Committee is lucky to be alive, after surviving the deadly earthquake of January 12th in Haiti. Dr. Linda Marc, who is an epidemiologist at the Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research at Cambridge Health Alliance, ...

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Rhode Island Woman Found Guilty In Jamaican Lottery Scam

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018: A Providence, Rhode Island woman was the 27th defendant convicted late last week in a  Jamaican lottery scam case that was investigated and prosecuted over 6 years. Melinda Bulgin was found guilty of 15 counts of conspiracy, fraud and money laundering by a federal jury in Bismarck, North Dakota. Authorities say ...

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Rhode Island Woman Found Guilty In Jamaican Lottery Scam

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018: A Providence, Rhode Island woman was the 27th defendant convicted late last week in a  Jamaican lottery scam case that was investigated and prosecuted over 6 years. Melinda Bulgin was found guilty of 15 counts of conspiracy, fraud and money laundering by a federal jury in Bismarck, North Dakota. Authorities say ...

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Caribbean Immigrants Take To Social Media To Remember 9/11

By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Sept. 12, 2018: It’s been 17 years already since that horrific day on September 11, 2011 when some 2,800 people – an estimated 600 of whom were migrants and over 125 from the Caribbean – lost their lives. On Monday, many Caribbean immigrants who worked near the World Trade Center ...

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