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Cuban-Born Accused Child Sex Abuser Iced

Share Tweet Ner Silverio Prieto was handed over to Mexican law enforcement authorities Tuesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) officers in El Paso, Texas. (US ICE Image) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. June 10, 2015:  A Cuban citizen wanted in Mexico for the aggravated sexual abuse of a child under age 12 has been returned to face charges ...

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Incumbent Party Wins Another Term In The British Virgin Islands

Share Tweet News Americas, ROAD TOWN, BVI, Weds. June 10, 2015: The incumbent National Democratic Party has been returned to power in the British Virgin Islands. Premier and NDP leader Orlando Smith led his party to another term securing seven of 13 parliament seats, including two previously held by the opposition Virgin Islands Party. The NDP won all the districts ...

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Cuba’s New $15B Debt

Share Tweet News Americas, PARIS, France, Tues. June 9, 2015:  Cuba’s debt burden just got bigger as 16 Paris Club nations now claim the Caribbean nation owes them a total of $15 billion. This reportedly stems from a 1986 default and includes the principal that was due at the time along with service charges, interest and penalties, Reuters quoted one ...

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Dirty Money Outflows High From This Caribbean Nation

Share Tweet News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. June 8, 2015: Dirty money flows are “pervasive and pernicious in the developing world” and one Caribbean nation has cracked the top 25 list globally, seeing a high illicit financial outflows compared to total trade. The Washington, DC-based research and advisory organization Global Financial Integrity (GFI) lists Guyana as the only Caribbean country to ...

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12 Caribbean Nationals Face Drug Smuggling Charge In Puerto Rico

Share Tweet The interdicted Caribbean Soul drug runner. News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Weds. June 3, 2015: Six Jamaicans, five Guyanese and one Vincentian men are set to be prosecuted for drug smuggling by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico. The 12 were recently busted by US Drug Enforcement Administration agents as well as the ...

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CSA Group, Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards and Premier Quality Services Limited Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Share Tweet TORONTO, June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – CSA Group, a leading global provider of standards development, testing and certification services, Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS), the standards development, conformity assessment, laboratory accreditation and metrology organization for Trinidad and Tobago, and Premier Quality Services Limited (PQSL), a fully owned subsidiary of TTBS that provides business solutions in quality, professional and ...

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Mourning Charlotte Family Urges Support For Haiti

Share Tweet   Gentry Eddings with his wife and first son. News Americas, CHARLOTTE, NC, Mon. June 1, 2015: A Charlotte couple who lost both of their children to a horrific accident last weekend want no flowers for their sons but support for the less fortunate in Haiti. Gentry Eddings, a worship leader at Forest Hill’s Ballantyne campus in South ...

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National Caribbean American History Month Factoid

Share Tweet West Indians celebrating their culture in Brooklyn, NY at the annual West Indian American Labor Day carnival. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 1, 2015: The ratio of Caribbean to African slaves in New York was put at three to one between 1715 and 1730. Of slaves introduced by New Yorkers between 1715 ...

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Cuba Says Adios to Peksy State Sponsor of Terrorism Label

Share Tweet President Obama and Cuba’s Raul Castro, l. in Panama on April 11, 2015. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. June 1, 2015: Cuba has finally said adios to that pesky State Sponsor of Terrorism label, thanks to U.S. President Barack Obama. The State Department in April has recommended Obama drop Cuba from the list and on Friday, the U.S. ...

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Breaking News – Obama Issues 2015 Caribbean-American Heritage Month Proclamation

Share Tweet President Obama’s proclamation comes on the heels of his Jamaica visit in April where he delivered remarks during a “Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative” town hall at the University of the West Indies. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon) News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C, Fri. May 29, 2015: U.S. President Barack Obama moments ago signed a proclamation ...

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