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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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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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