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Pledge To Promote Acts Of Kindness, Goodwill On Mandela Day At UN

Share Tweet Rev-Jesse Jackson UN, Secretary General -Ban-Ki-moon and NYC Parks-Commissioner Mitchell Silver at the UN tree plating on July 18, 2014. UN Secretary Ban Ki moon & wife Yoo Soon-Taek at the tree planting ceremony on July 18, 2014.   Rev Jesse Jackson & UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon at the tree planting ceremony on July 18, 2014. ...

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20 years For Hijacker Of U.S. Airline To Cuba

Share Tweet Williams Potts gets 20 years. News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. July 18, 2014: Despite his pleas, a Miami judge yesterday ruled that a U.S. national who surrendered to federal authorities last November after some 30 years on the lam for hijacking a U.S. jetliner to Cuba must serve time in a U.S. jail. William Potts Jr., a self-described ...

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Modern Day Pirates Attack Guyanese Off South American Coast

Share Tweet Guyanese fishermen are a big target for pirates lurking off the South American coast near Suriname. News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. July 17, 2014: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean,’  the movie, seems to be playing out live off the seas of Guyana. Modern day pirates are being blamed as four Guyanese fishermen have disappeared from their boat off the ...

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Turks & Caicos-based Attorney Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering

Share Tweet News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. July 15, 2014: A Canadian-born attorney with a law firm based in the Turks and Caicos is the latest person to plead guilty to conspiring to launder money in the Caribbean, the Justice Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have announced. Patrick Poulin, 41, who worked and resided in Canada as well as ...

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Three Puerto Rico Cops Slapped With Federal Charges

Share Tweet   News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Fri. July 11, 2014: Three Puerto Rico cops are among a group of five charged with robbery, firearms violations, drug conspiracy and civil rights violations for their involvement in a July 2012 robbery in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Jorge Fernandez-Aviles, 48, Fernando Reyes-Rojas, 42, and David Figueroa-Rodríguez, 32, were charged in an ...

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Jamaican Government Exploring Internet Gaming

Share Tweet News Americas Now, New York, NY, Thursday, July 10, 2014-The Jamaican Government is exploring the potential of Internet Gaming according to Minister with Responsibility for the Public Service in the Ministry of Finance and Planning, Hon. Horace Dalley. Minister Dalley was making his contribution to the 2014/2015 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives on July 8, said ...

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“This is Jamaica…My Jamaica” announced

Share Tweet News Americas Now, New York, NY, Tuesday, July 7, 2014- Under the theme, “ This is Jamaica….My Jamaica”, the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) has announced this year’s events for Jamaica’s annual Festival. The Festival’s events will include several exciting family events and activities organized by the country’s Ministry of Youth & Culture and its agencies. Among the ...

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U.S. Group Welcomes Caribbean Review Of Ganja Policy

Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. July 8, 2014: A leading U.S. organization that promotes drug policies “grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights” is welcoming Caribbean leaders announcement that a commission to review marijuana policy in the region will soon be established in order to assess the need for reforms to marijuana laws. At the semi-annual ...

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Houston Police Seek Help In Finding Caribbean Festival Shooter

Share Tweet Houston Caribbean Festival 2013 Band of the Year. News Americas, HOUSTON, Texas, Mon. July 7, 2014: The Houston Police Department is calling for people with information to come forward following a shooting in the early hours of July 5th at the Houston Caribbean Festival that left four people wounded. An unidentified man opened fire at around 1:55 a.m. ...

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U.S. Ambassador Responds To Guyana Minister’s Attack

Share Tweet United States Ambassador to Guyana, Brent Hardt News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. July 4, 2014: On his last day in office Thursday, United States Ambassador to Guyana, Brent Hardt, took time to address the recent verbal assault unleashed on him by Guyana’s Minister of Education Priya Manickchand and the country’s acting minister of foreign affairs, at a celebration ...

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