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‘Garner Law’ Urged By NY Caribbean Institute

Share Tweet Protesters stage a ‘die-in’ outside the Barclays Center on Dec. 8, 2014 as the Royal Couple, William and Kate, were hosted inside. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) “I Can’t Breathe” could become the phrase of the year. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) Cops stand guard as protests continued at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, NY. Most of the protests have ...

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Funeral Held For Latest Caribbean-Born NYPD Victim

Share Tweet This tribute to Gurley was posted by his sister on Facebook.  By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Dec. 8, 2014: The latest victim of the New York Police Department was remembered Sunday following an emotional funeral at the Brown Memorial Baptist Church in Brooklyn, NY. Gurley’s domestic partner, his daughter, stepfather, mother, sister and ...

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CARICOM Chairman Urges Obama To End US Embargo On Cuba

Share Tweet   Cuban President Raul Castro gives a speech during the closing ceremony of the Caricom Summit held in Santiago de Cuba in 2009. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Dec. 8, 2014: Ahead of the opening of the Fifth CARICOM-Cuba Summit in Havana today, Chairman of the Caribbean Community and Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, has ...

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The Caribbean Immigrant Victims Of The NYPD – A NAN First

Share Tweet The family of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham is still awaiting justice as well. By NewsAmericas Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 5, 2014: While protests against the non-indictment of a police officer for the death of an unarmed black man in New York City continued for the second straight day yesterday, the reality is that many ...

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Mexican Wanted For Murder Iced

Share Tweet Pablo Alvaro Silos being deported by US ICE officers. (US ICE image) News Americas, COAHUILA, Mexico, Fri. Dec. 4, 2014: A 38-year-old man wanted in Mexico for his involvement in a homicide has been removed and handed over to Mexican authorities by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement Removal Operations (ERO) officers from El Paso, Texas. Pablo ...

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Peru-Born Accused Sex Offender Deported

Share Tweet News Americas, CHANTILLY, VA, Fri. Dec. 5, 2014: A Peruvian immigrant who is  wanted in his home country for felony sex crimes against a minor has been deported back to his homeland by officers of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Pedro Antiogenes Rosas-Astete, 54, of Peru, illegally entered the United States ...

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Charles S. Coffey, O.C. to receive inaugural G. Raymond Chang Award at the sixth annual University of the West Indies Toronto Benefit Gala March 28, 2015

Share Tweet TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The University of the West Indies today announced that Mr. Charles S. Coffey, O.C., will be honoured as the inaugural recipient of the G. Raymond Chang Award at the sixth annual The University of the West Indies Toronto Benefit Gala on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at the Ritz-Carlton, Toronto. The G. Raymond ...

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U.S. Citizen Busted In The Bahamas With Over US$69,000

Share Tweet News Americas, NASSAU, Bahamas, Weds. Dec. 3, 2014: A 51-year-old U.S. citizen has been busted in Nassau, Bahamas with $69,739 in undeclared U.S. currency inside her carry-on and checked luggage. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Nassau Preclearance facility discovered the money on the female passenger who was then taken into custody by the Royal Bahamas ...

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Guyana Rum & Cocaine Bust At J.F.K.

Share Tweet U.S. Customs agents at J.F.K. Airport, NY busted a U.S. citizen with Cocaine in Rum Bottles. (US CBP image) News Americas, QUEENS, NY, Weds. Dec. 3, 2014: Many people enjoy a good rum and coke but a passenger on a U.S. flight from Guyana took it a step further – arriving at New York’s  John F. Kennedy International ...

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Kingston, Jamaica Makes Top 10 Global Cities List Of People Living With HIV – A NAN First

Share Tweet Kingston is the only Caribbean city to make the UNAIDS top ten list of HIV populated cities released yesterday, World AIDS Day. (UNAIDS photo) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Dec. 2, 2014: Kingston, Jamaica has made the UNAIDS list of ten cities worldwide where a very high proportion of people live with the ...

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