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U.S. Offers $5 Million Reward For Arrest Of Accused Mexican Drug Lord

Share Tweet Accused Mexican drug lord Jose Maria Guizar Valencia.Aracot By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Nov. 13, 2014: The U.S. Department of State wants accused Mexican drug lord Jose Maria Guizar Valencia behind bars so badly it’s willing to up to offer up to $5 million for information leading to his arrest and/or conviction. The Department ...

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Honduran Migrant Wanted For Murder Sent Packing

Share Tweet Laureano Garcia-Zelaya being removed by US ICE officers. (US ICE Image) News Americas, NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, Thurs. Nov. 13, 2014: A Honduran-born undocumented migrant wanted in his home country on charges of murdering a family member has been deported by officers with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations officers removed Laureano Garcia-Zelaya, ...

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Caribbean, Latin Americans Top Foreign Born U.S. Service Members, Veterans – A NAN First

Share Tweet Foreign-born U.S. military personnel. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Nov. 12, 2014: As the U.S. paused to honor military veterans on Tuesday, Nov. 11th, lost in the tribute was the fact that many veterans and current active duty force members of the U.S. military are immigrants from the Caribbean and Latin America. NAN research ...

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OAS Secretary General Wants Both Sides In Guyana To Find Compromise

Share Tweet OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza. (FIle photo) News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. Nov. 11, 2014: Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Jose Miguel Insulza, today urged  both the governing and opposition political parties in Guyana to redouble their efforts to reach an understanding and compromise on the major political and socio-economic issues facing the ...

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Jamaican National To Be Arraigned on Lottery Fraud

Share Tweet Jamaican accused lottery scammer Carlos O’Brian Ricketts. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, Harrisonburg, VA, Mon. Nov. 10, 2014: A 31-year-old Jamaican national living in Frederick County, Virginia is set to be arraigned this morning in U.S. District Court in Harrisonburg for operating a fraudulent lottery scheme. Carlos O’Brian Ricketts’ arraignment and detention hearing today comes days after ...

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Dominican Republic National Guilty Of Conspiring With Corrupt Cops

Share Tweet News Americas, Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Mon. Nov. 10, 2014: A 43-year-old Dominican Republic national has pleaded guilty to conspiring with corrupt police officers to commit a July 2012 robbery of a home in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Fernando Reyes-Rojas, who lives in Puerto Rico, late last week pleaded guilty to violations of robbery, civil rights, narcotics, and firearms laws. Reyes-Rojas ...

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The Caribbean Has No “Powerful People” According To Forbes

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 6, 2014: “The World’s Most Powerful People” are not in the Caribbean! That’s the ‘gospel’ according to Forbes Magazine, which on Wednesday unveiled its list of the most powerful globally. The magazine says it made its decision by first considering “whether the candidate has power over lots ...

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Caribbean-American GOP Conservative Makes History In U.S. Elections

Share Tweet Newly-elected Senator, Mia Love. By NAN Political Editor News Americas, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, Weds. Nov. 5, 2014: Decades old racial and gender barriers toppled last night following a closely watched U.S. Senate race in one of the whitest states in the country. A Haitian-American  female Republican  Conservative from Utah crashed through the racial and glass ceilings and ...

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Chikungunya In The Americas – Death Toll Quietly Passes 150 Mark

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer  Getting rid of mosquitoes by fogging is one way of eliminating the threat. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 4, 2014: The focus globally may be on the deadly Ebola virus but the death toll from the mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya disease continues to inch upwards in the Americas, now passing the 150 ...

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Montserrat’s New Premier Wants To Turn Nation Into ‘Green Capital Of The World’ – A NAN Exclusive

Share Tweet Premier Donaldson Romeo of Montserrat (GoM image) By NAN Staff Writer  News Americas, BRADES, Montserrat, Fri. Oct. 31, 2014: Just over a month after he was sworn in as Premier Donaldson Romeo of Montserrat and of the People’s Democratic Movement, sat down with NAN for an exclusive interview. Romeo was sworn in on September 12th as the new ...

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