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The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network and Seaborne Airlines Enter Into a Public-Private Partnership in the USVI

Share Tweet ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new partnership with Seaborne Airlines. Free Wi-Fi service is now available to all Seaborne Seaplane passengers traveling between St. Croix and St. Thomas. Travelers can now experience the fastest broadband speeds in ...

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Sabre launches new Business Travel Services connecting hotels and travel buyers

Share Tweet SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) has launched a new portfolio of consortia solutions to help hotels compete for high value business travelers and connect travel buyers with hotels that cater to business travelers. Sabre will feature the Business Travel Services during the 2015 GBTA Convention at booth #1425. Many independent and small chain ...

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Convicted Caribbean-American Lawmaker To Appeal

Share Tweet New York State Senator John Sampson will now have to give up his senate seat. News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. July 27, 2015: The lawyer for Caribbean-American New York lawmaker, John Sampson, has vowed to appeal his client’s conviction. Nathaniel H. Akerman, one of Sampson’s lawyers, insists that they are “going to pursue all of our legal rights ...

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Escaped Prisoner Remains On The Lam In Trinidad

Share Tweet News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Mon. July 27, 2015: Just one of three prisoners who escaped from a Port of Spain Prison on Friday now remain on the lam. Christopher “Monster” Selby, 30, who was in prison on murder charges according to Trinidad police, is still at large. He along with Christopher “Monster” Selby, 30, and Allan “Scanny” Martin, ...

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Hit U.S. Game Show Set to Premiere in the Caribbean

Share Tweet News Americas, Port of Spain, Trinidad, Mon. July 27, 2015: The top-rated U.S. television game show, Family Feud, will now be shown on broadcast television exclusively across the English-speaking Caribbean. The move will significantly expand public access to the show across the region. Since its premiere in 1976, Family Feud (U.S.) has remained one of television’s most popular ...

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Caribbean Roots Journalist Shut Down By Trump At US-Mexico Border

Share Tweet Donald Trump at the Mexican border on July 23, 2015. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 24, 2015: A journalist and television anchorman whose aunt was the first wife of former Cuban President Fidel Castro, was shut down by controversial GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump at the U.S./Mexico border Thursday mid-question. Journalist Jose Diaz Balart. Cuban-American journalist ...

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Over 100 Indicted In Puerto Rico

Share Tweet News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Thurs. July 23, 2015: Over 100 people have been indicted in the District of Puerto Rico. A nine count federal indictment was unsealed Wednesday charge 105 people with racketeering, drug trafficking, drive-by shooting murders and related firearm offenses. The indictment alleges that the defendants are part of a criminal organization known as ...

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Mexican Wanted For Murder In Homeland Booted

Share Tweet News Americas, PHOENIX, AZ, Thurs. July 23, 2015: A Mexican national, who is wanted in his native country for murder has been handed over to Mexican law enforcement officials by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Lucio Quiroz-Beltran, 41, was transferred by ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers to the custody of representatives from the Mexican Attorney ...

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Cuban Busted In Human Trafficking Ring Sent Packing

Share Tweet Yoeldis Melian-Mastrapa, 29, is the latest removal by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations officers from New Orleans, Louisiana to Ecuador. News Americas, GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador , Thurs. July 23, 2015: A Cuban national linked to a human trafficking ring allegedly responsible for trafficking Cuban women to Ecuador and forcing them into prostitution has been ...

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Dominican Republic Drug Trafficker Jailed

Share Tweet During the investigation into Edwin Fernandez’s drug smuggling operation, HSI special agents intercepted about 20 kilograms on its way from the Dominican Republic to Philadelphia. News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Thurs. July 23, 2015: A 37-year-old Dominican Republic-born immigrant will spend the next 25 years of his life in jail after being found guilty of operating a large-scale cocaine ...

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