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Mexican Leader Of Major Heroin Trafficking Ring Convicted

Share Tweet News Americas, ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Fri. Aug. 8,  2014: A 39-year-old Mexican national who played a leadership role in a major heroin trafficking organization has been convicted in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A federal jury returned a guilty verdict against Miguel Bustamante-Conchas, 39, on heroin trafficking charges after a six-day trial. Bustamante-Conchas was one of seven men arrested in June ...

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Colombian Kingpin Jailed

Share Tweet Diego Perez Henao after his capture by Venezuelan authorities in Venezuela on June 3, 2012. News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Aug. 8, 2014: A 43-year-old Colombian national will spend the next 30 years in prison for conspiring with others to manufacture and distribute cocaine in the United States. U.S. District Judge Patricia A. Seitz sentenced Diego Perez Henao, ...

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Former Bermuda-Registered Broker-Dealer Indicted

Share Tweet Federal court in the District of New Jersey. News Americas, NEWARK, NJ, Fri. Aug. 8, 2014:  The former chief executive officer and a former trader of a former broker-dealer registered in Bermuda has been indicted in federal court in the District of New Jersey.  Anthony Blumberg, 49, of ConvergEx Global Markets Limited (CGM Limited) has been charged for ...

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Philadelphia Caribbean Festival Celebrating 28 Years Of Caribbean Culture

Share Tweet News Americas Now, Thursday, August 7 2014: The sounds of the Caribbean complimented by a market place of Caribbean Fashions and Exotic Cuisine returns to the 28th Annual Caribbean Festival, set for Columbus Boulevard and Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, on Sunday, August 17, 2014 from noon to 8 p.m. Now in its 28th year, this free festival of Caribbean ...

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Happy Independence Day – Jamaica, Bolivia

Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Aug. 6, 2014:  News Americas Now salutes the nations of Jamaica and Bolivia which both celebrate their independence anniversaries today, August 6th by spotlighting on the Hollywood actors and actresses who have roots in these nations. Jamaica became an independent nation in 1962 after earning its independence from Britain. Bolivia’s independence was definitively proclaimed ...

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New York Montserrat Organization Turns 100

Share Tweet News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. Aug. 6, 2014: A Montserrat Diaspora organization will celebrate its 100th birthday next month with a year-long a series of events to mark the century of service. The Montserrat Progressive Society (MPS), founded in September 1914, will kick off the year-long celebration with a Black Tie Awards Gala on September 20.Other events to ...

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Apple’s ‘Life of Dreams’ Has No Room For Blacks Or Hispanics

Share Tweet A screen shot from “I’m living the life of dreams” ad. By NAN Staff Writers A NAN First News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Aug. 5, 2014: Some two weeks after Apple’s CEO Tim Cook publicly committed to increasing the diversity of the iconic company’s work force, Apple has released its new television commercial that’s anything but diverse. It may ...

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Jamaica’s Minister for Philadelphia Launch Of 2015 Diaspora Conference

Share Tweet News Americas Now, Philadelphia PA, Tuesday, August 5, 2014:  Jamaica’s Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Arnaldo Brown, is scheduled to visit Philadelphia, on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 to promote the 2015 Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference. During the visit, Minister Brown is expected to launch the 6th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora in 2015, with ...

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Hurricane Bertha Is Here

Share Tweet The path of Hurricane Bertha. (NHC Image)News Americas, MIAMI, Fl, Mon. Aug. 4, 11 a.m.: Tropical Storm Bertha has now become Hurricane Bertha – the second hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season. News Americas, MIAMI, Fl, Mon. Aug. 4, 11 a.m.: Tropical Storm Bertha has now become Hurricane Bertha – the second hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season. ...

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White House Summit On Africa Lauded But Caribbean/Central American Investment Summit Urged

Share Tweet Chinese officials at Invest Caribbean Now 2014 at the Harvard Club in NYC on June 4, 2014. (Sharon Bennett image/ICN 2014) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. August 1, 2014: While saluting the White House for its second annual U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the Board of Invest Caribbean Now, (ICN), the biggest investment summit on the Caribbean outside the ...

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