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‘Baby Doc’s’ Dead But Fight For Justice Will Go On

Share Tweet Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Oct. 6, 2014: Haitian-born president turned dictator, Jean-Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier, will soon be six feet under, taking with him the horrific human rights violations that occurred under his regime in Haiti from 1971 to 1986. But a group of lawyers pledge to fight on to bring ...

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Three Busted In Jamaica Telemarketing Scheme

Share Tweet Accused Jamaican lottery scammer, Shanice Ethridge News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Oct. 6, 2014: Three Jamaican nationals and residents of South Florida are currently behind bars after being charged separately for their roles in a Jamaican-based telemarketing fraud scheme. Shanice Ethridge, 24, of Broward County remains at the Paul Rein Detention Facility after being charged late last week ...

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President Obama – ‘Deporter In Chief?’

Share Tweet   President Obama at Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Gala last evening, Oct. 2, 2014. (AP Image) By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 3, 2014: President Barack Obama swept into office in 2008 on the backs of many immigrant voters and on promises of comprehensive immigration reform.  Yet, in the five years since holding ...

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$2 Million Plus Seized On Board Caribbean Fantasy Ferry

Share Tweet News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Fri. Oct. 3, 2014: More than million US dollars were nabbed aboard a truck leaving Puerto Rico en route to the Dominican Republic onboard M/V Caribbean Fantasy ferry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say. The money was discovered after CBP personnel selected a truck with Puerto Rico license plates for an ...

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Antigua & Barbuda Merges Three NY Offices Into One

Share Tweet PM Gaston Browne (in dark suit at front of room left) breaks the news to Antigua & Barbuda nationals in the Bronx on Sept. 26, 2014. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 2, 2014: Newly-elected Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, has wasted no time making changes in the offices representing his nation in New ...

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Caribbean American Congresswoman Concerned About Security Breaches at the White House

Share Tweet Secret Service director Julia Pierson enters a hearing room in April to answer questions before a closed meeting of the Senate homeland security committee in Washington. News Americas, BROOKLYN, N.Y., Weds. Oct. 1, 2014: Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke says she is astounded by the massive breaches in security that occurred at the White House last month. ...

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Sex Trafficking Lands Jamaican In Jail For 27 Years

Share Tweet News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Oct. 1, 2014: A Jamaican man will have to spend the next 27 years of his life in prison for his role in a sex trafficking operation. Damion St. Patrick Baston, 37, of New York, was on Tuesday sentenced in a Miami Court after his conviction on July 3 on three counts of ...

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Markel Re Announces Leadership Changes

Share Tweet Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that David Kalainoff, President and Chief Underwriting Officer – Casualty of Markel’s Global Reinsurance (Markel Re) division, is retiring effective June 1, 2015. Jed Rhoads, presently Markel Re’s President and Chief Underwriting Officer – Property, will assume responsibility for leading the division in June 2015. Both were previously employed by Alterra Capital Holdings, which ...

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Seaborne Announces an Interline Agreement with United Airlines

Share Tweet SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Seaborne Airlines today announced the introduction of a new interline agreement with United Airlines providing customers convenient connections between the networks of United and Seaborne Airlines.  Now customers have the convenience of purchasing a single ticket for United and Seaborne Airlines services, checking baggage at their origination to their ...

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Jamaican In Coke Bust At JFK Airport

Share Tweet The cocaine in shoes and pocketbook at JFK. (US Customs and Border Patrol image). News Americas, JFK, NY, Tues. Sept. 30, 2014: A 33-year-old Jamaican woman was last night being held without bail at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn after she was busted for cocaine in a pair of wedge heeled shoes and in her Chanel pocketbook. ...

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