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Migrant Smuggling Lands Three Mexicans In Jail

Share Tweet News Americas, HOUSTON, TX, Fri. Aug. 1, 2014: Three of the five Mexican men arrested in connection with the March discovery of more than 100 undocumented aliens in an area stash house have been ordered to federal prison. Jonathan Solorzano-Tavila, 30; Eugenio Sesmas-Borja, 20 and Jose Cesmas-Borja, 26, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal, to respective ...

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Counterfeit Bills Found In ‘Handycrafts Pictures’ From Ecuador

Share Tweet News Americas, JAMAICA, N.Y., Fri. Aug. 1, 2014: U.S. security officials want to know who is behind the shipment of some 2,105 counterfeit US$100 bills shipped from Ecuador during a two-day period as “Handycrafts Pictures.” U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers at a John F. Kennedy International Airport cargo facility seized the fake bills in an express ...

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John Hardy Acquired by Catterton, the Leading Consumer Focused Private Equity Firm

Share Tweet John Hardy Craftsman (PRNewsFoto/John Hardy) NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – John Hardy, a leading luxury designer jewelry brand, today announced that it has been acquired by Catterton, the leading consumer-focused private equity firm.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1975, John Hardy is a luxury designer jewelry brand known for its handmade craftsmanship, and ...

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Chikungunya Cases In The Americas Close To 475,000

Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 30, 2014: As all eyes turn to the Ebola outbreak in three West African nations, the number of chikungunya cases in the Americas continues to climb. The latest update from the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) show that suspected and confirmed chikungunya cases in the Americas has increased about ...

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Dominican Republic Citizen Busted With Coke In Laptop

Share Tweet  News Americas, JAMAICA, N.Y. Weds. July 30, 2014:  A traveler had more than a laptop in her computer bag when she arrived at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers say. CBP officers recently intercepted passenger Nikaury Lebron Florentino, a citizen of the Dominican Republic on an arriving flight from ...

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Narcotics Smuggling Charges For U.S. Citizen Busted On Flight From Trinidad

Share Tweet News Americas, JAMAICA, N.Y. Weds. July 30, 2014:  A U.S. citizen arriving from Trinidad & Tobago on a recent flight into New York now faces federal narcotics smuggling charges. Elkan Barak Durham was ‘sniffed’ out by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection K-9 at John F. Kennedy International Airport after trying to smuggle cocaine into the United States. ...

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Colombian Cocaine Smuggler Jailed In U.S.

Share Tweet News Americas, TAMPA, FL., Weds. July 30, 2014: A Colombian man will spend the next 15 years and six months of his life in U.S. federal prison for conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, knowing and intending that such substance would be unlawfully imported into the United States. According to court documents, from 2003 until ...

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New Type Of Caterpillar Found In Jamaican Sour Sop Leaves

Share Tweet News Americas, BALTIMORE, M.D., Weds. July 30, 2014:  A new type of caterpillar was recently found in soursop leaves found in a Jamaican passenger’s luggage, a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) entomologist has confirmed. The caterpillar was discovered in tea bush leaves carried by a passenger arriving from Jamaica during a routine examination of luggage by the U. ...

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Eid-Ul-Fitr Marked In Harlem NYC

Share Tweet Hundreds gathered to mark Eid-Ul-Fitr in Harlem, NYC on July 28, 2014. Women congregate before the 2014 Eid-Ul-Fitr ceremony in Harlme, NYC on July 28, 2014. Women & Men pray at the end of ceremony Men praying on the side walk after the NYC Eid-ul-Fitr ceremony on July 28, 2014. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) Beautiful jewelry adorn the ...

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United Nations Secretary General Urges End To Middle East Fighting

Share Tweet United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, speak to reporters Monday July 28, 2014, about his recent trip to the Middle East and the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas at United Nations Headquarters in New York. Photo:Hayden Roger Celestin News Americas, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Tues. July 29, 2014: As Muslims around the world yesterday marked Eid al-Fitr, the ...

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