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U.S. Monitoring Haiti/DR Deportation Issue Closely

Share Tweet Thomas C. Adams, Haiti Special Coordinator At The U.S. Department Of State. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. July 16, 2015: A top U.S. State Department official on Wednesday testified that the Obama administration is closely monitoring the deportation issue on the island of Hispaniola – which is home to both the Dominican Republic and Haiti. “We are also ...

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APR Energy Signs Six-Month Contract Extension for Guatemala Mining Project

Share Tweet JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — APR Energy plc (LSE: APR), a global leader in fast-track power solutions, today announces that it has signed an extension for its 16MW power project supporting a mining customer in Guatemala. APR Energy’s mobile diesel generators have served as the sole power source for the crucial operations of the mine, which ...

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Haiti Weighs Suddenly On Marco Rubio’s Mind

Share Tweet US Senator and Republican Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. July 14, 2015: Republican Presidential hopeful, Cuban American Marco Rubio, has suddenly decided to turn his attention to U.S. policy towards Haiti. Rubio will preside over a hearing titled ‘Overview of U.S. Policy Towards Haiti Prior To The Elections’ tomorrow, July 14th. The hearing is being ...

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Caribbean-Born Former Airline Owner Jailed

Share Tweet Sonny Austin Ramdeo, former founder of EZ Jet airlines. News Americas, WEST PALM BEACH, FL, Mon. July 13, 2015: A Caribbean-born former airline owner will have to spend the next twenty-years in jail. Guyana-born Sonny Ramdeo, the owner of the EZjet airline which charter air service offering flights from New York City and Toronto to Guyana. Judge Kenneth ...

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Jack Warner’s Extradition Hearing Postponed

Share Tweet Jack Warner News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Mon. July 13, 2015: Former FIFA Vice President and former Trinidad & Tobago minister, Jack Warner, has gotten his extradition hearing postponed. Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Ceasar set a new hearing date of July 27. Defense lawyer Nyree Alfonso says the July 9th hearing was adjourned because U.S. authorities have yet to send ...

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Caribbean Institute Claims West Indian American Day Carnival Discriminates

Share Tweet NYC Mayor Bill deBlasio and his family dance at the 2014 West Indian American Day Carnival prior to his election in November 2014. News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. July 10, 2015: The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) says its filed a complaint with the New York State Attorney General’s office claiming discrimination by the West Indian American ...

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OAS Deploys Mission To Assess Situation Of Haitian Migrants

Share Tweet News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. July 10, 2015: The Organization of American States (OAS) has sent a mission to the Dominican Republic and Haiti to gather information on the situation of Haitian migrants in the field. The mission is headed by the OAS Secretary for Political Affairs, Mexican Francisco Guerrero and will end its activities in Haiti on July 14. ...

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Miya signs a water efficiency project estimated at $42.5M in Jamaica

Share Tweet Miya, a wholly owned subsidiary of Arison Investments, signed a $42.5M contract with the National Water Commission of Jamaica to maximize the efficiency of its water systems in the Kingston & Saint Andrew Area, it was announced today. LTR: Shai Goren, VP of regional business development Miya; Meir Wietchner, Chairman, Miya; Robert Pickersgill, The Honorable Minister of Land, ...

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Redbridge announces Life and Disability Binding Authority

Share Tweet CORAL GABLES, Fla., July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Redbridge is proud to announce that effective June 1, 2015, Redbridge Reinsurance Managers, LLC began operating with Life and Disability Reinsurance Binding Authority with worldwide territory for insureds domiciled in Latin America, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Caribbean. We are authorized for a limit of USD 2,000,000 and are 100% supported by Lloyd’s Syndicate 779. ...

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Guyana Hopeful Of Peaceful Resolution Of Venezuelan Border Brouhaha

Share Tweet Guyana President David Granger News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. July 9, 2015: Guyana’s new President says he is hopeful of a peaceful resolution to the border crisis between his country and Venezuela. President David Granger expressed optimism as the Venezuelan government moved to recall its ambassador to Guyana for “consultations” amid an escalating row over oil exploration in ...

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