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Colombian Narcotic Kingpin Pleads Guilty To Cocaine Smuggling

Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Nov. 24, 2014:  A narcotics kingpin who ran a manufacturing and drug smuggling syndicate out of Colombia has pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute and manufacture cocaine. For decades, Daniel Barrera Barrera, 47, aka, Loco Barrera, a citizen of Colombia, manufactured and distributed hundreds of tons of cocaine and laundered tens of ...

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Walden University Survey Reveals Younger Adults Are Believed To Be More Passionate About Positive Social Change

Share Tweet MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – A young person’s passion can be powerful when it comes to positive social change, but knowledge and experience from older adults are necessary to transform it into action. According to Walden University’s 2014 Social Change Impact Report, a majority of adults (66%, on average) believe that younger adults are more passionate about positive ...

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Dominican Republic National Jailed For DMV Fraud Scheme

Share Tweet News Americas, MARTINSBURG, West Virginia, Thurs. Nov. 20, 2014: A Dominican Republic national will have to spend the next eight months in prison for producing and selling forged state driver’s licenses. Marcos Hernandez Hernandez, 40, pleaded guilty in August 2014 to aiding and abetting unlawful production of identification document along with two others. He was sentenced this week. ...

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Busted With Cocaine On Montego Bay Flight To Philly

Share Tweet   U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested Jody Ann Graham, 22, of Brooklyn, N.Y., after they discovered two and one-half pounds of cocaine concealed inside her baggage at Philadelphia International Airport Nov. 10, 2014. (USCBP Photo/Handout) News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Tues. Nov. 18, 2014: A 22-year-old New woman arriving from Montego Bay, Jamaica has been busted with ...

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Guyanese With Links To Drug Dealer Roger Khan Helps In Decades Old Murder Case

Share Tweet David (Plot) Gill was among two others convicted by a federal jury in the drug-related murder of Michael Dawson, 23, on June 22, 1994 thanks to Paul Ford. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Attorney’s office) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, BROOKLYN, N.Y., Mon. Nov. 17, 2014: A self-confessed Guyanese drug dealer with ties to Guyana “Phantom death squad” ...

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NY Caribbean Body Urges US To Condemn “PPP Dictatorship” In Guyana

Share Tweet The Guyana Parliament has been prorogued. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 14, 2014: The New York Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) says it has written wrote to the White House and to US Secretary of State John Kerry urging the administration to condemn “the arbitrary and undemocratic suspension of Guyana’s Parliament” by the country’s President, Donald Ramotar. The ...

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NY Caribbean Body Urges US To Condemn “PPP Dictatorship” In Guyana

Share Tweet The Guyana Parliament has been prorogued. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 14, 2014: The New York Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) says it has written wrote to the White House and to US Secretary of State John Kerry urging the administration to condemn “the arbitrary and undemocratic suspension of Guyana’s Parliament” by the country’s President, Donald Ramotar. The ...

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Voting Starts for Jamaica Diaspora Northeast Board

Share Tweet News Americas, New York, NY Friday, Nov. 14, 2014: Its On! Voting started on Monday November 10, 2014 to fill three positions on the Jamaica Diaspora Advisory Board for The Northeast United States (JDNE). Voting is taking place at the Board’s website at www.jamaicadiasporane.com/ and also via paper ballot. The positions to be filled are for Advisory Board ...

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The Business of Tourism: Taxis, the visitor and a challenge

Share Tweet By David Jessop Taking a taxi at any airport is always an interesting experience. This is because it frequently provides the first true impression of a country, its culture, how well it is organised and the way people are. More often than not, it also demonstrates the cartel-like arrangements that taxi associations have established with the airport or ...

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Window Washers Rescued After Dangling Off Freedom Tower

Share Tweet By Hayden Roger Celestin News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 13, 2014: Juan Lizama, 41, and Juan Lopez, 33, lived through almost two hours yesterday that will surely stick with them forever. The two luckily made it down alive yesterday afternoon after dangling precariously some one-and-a-half hours, 68 stories above the streets of Lower Manhattan at 1 ...

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