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Former Puerto Rico Mayor Guilty

Share Tweet Former Puerto Rico Mayor Eduard Rivera-Correa News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sat. Oct. 25, 2014: The former mayor of the municipality of Río Grande, Puerto Rico, pleaded guilty Friday to soliciting and receiving cash bribes. Eduard Rivera-Correa, 61, admitted to taking approximately $39,000 in cash bribes from a contractor who sought to be awarded three construction inspection ...

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Stolen Peruvian Cultural Treasures Returned

Share Tweet Peruvian art returned. (US ICE image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Oct. 24, 2014: Several looted Peruvian artifacts smuggled into the United States during the last several years have been returned to the countries government. Following four separate investigations by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the artifacts were ...

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Charged For Roles In Costa Rican Telemarketing Schemes

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Oct. 24, 2014: Two individuals were yesterday charged while a third pled guilty for roles in Costa Rican telemarketing schemes targeting U.S. residents. A California woman pleaded guilty Thursday for her role in a half-million-dollar “sweepstakes fraud” scheme that was run from Costa Rica and targeted U.S. residents while ...

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Bajan Wants To Be Mayor Of A Canadian City – A NAN First

Share Tweet Surrey Mayoral Hopeful John Edwards. By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, Surrey, B.C., Fri. Oct. 24, 2014: A Barbadian-born immigrant is hoping to be the next mayor of Surrey, a city in the province of British Columbia, Canada. John Edwards, who has lived in Surrey since 1994, says he’s hoping to increase regional, national and global opportunities for local ...

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Caribbean American Congresswoman MIA From Congressional Immigration Letter To President – A NAN First

Share Tweet Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 23, 2014: Brooklyn, New York, Caribbean American Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, has consistently insisted she supports immigration reform. She is the daughter of immigrants, her district is home to many immigrants and Clarke used her speech at the recent West Indian ...

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Dominican Republic Imposes Ebola Travel Ban

Share Tweet CBP Enhanced Ebola Screening at JFK Airport. (US CPB image)  By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Oct. 22, 2014: The Dominican Republic has joined other countries in the Caribbean in banning entry to foreigners who have visited Ebola-affected countries. Dominican Health Minister Altagracia Guzman says the ban applies to travelers who have been in those ...

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Guatemalan Fugitive Deported

Share Tweet   Edwin Estuardo Martinez-Ortega- deported. (US ICE Image) News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Weds. Oct. 22, 2014: A Guatemalan fugitive wanted in his home country on outstanding murder charges has been sent packing by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Edwin Estuardo Martinez-Ortega, 18, was deported from Philadelphia recently via ICE charter ...

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Funeral Set For Jamaican-Born, U.S. Olympic Fencer

Share Tweet The late Kamara James. (USAFencing.com image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LONG ISLAND, NY, Mon. Oct. 20, 2014: Jamaican-born, U.S. Olympic fencer, Kamara James, is set to be laid to rest this Friday in Long island New York. The 19-year-old Queens resident, who represented Team USA as one of the youngest fencers at the 2004 Olympic Games ...

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Funeral Set For Jamaican-Born, U.S. Olympic Fencer

Share Tweet The late Kamara James. (USAFencing.com image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LONG ISLAND, NY, Mon. Oct. 20, 2014: Jamaican-born, U.S. Olympic fencer, Kamara James, is set to be laid to rest this Friday in Long island New York. The 19-year-old Queens resident, who represented Team USA as one of the youngest fencers at the 2004 Olympic Games ...

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Funeral Set For Jamaican-Born, U.S. Olympic Fencer

Share Tweet The late Kamara James. (USAFencing.com image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, LONG ISLAND, NY, Mon. Oct. 20, 2014: Jamaican-born, U.S. Olympic fencer, Kamara James, is set to be laid to rest this Friday in Long island New York. The 19-year-old Queens resident, who represented Team USA as one of the youngest fencers at the 2004 Olympic Games ...

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