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Get Ready To Shell Out More For U.S. Immigration Services

Share Tweet News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Sept. 1, 2014: U.S. visa applicants and immigrants may be forced to soon shell out more for immigration services according to a notice published by the Department of State in the Federal Register. The amendment to the Schedule of Fees for Consular Services Schedule will temporarily take effect on September 6, 2014 for ...

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Target Cruise Executives and Tourism Stakeholders at the FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show

Share Tweet PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The 2014 FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, the largest cruise and tourism conference and trade show in the Caribbean, will let delegates and exhibitors target about 1,000 cruise tourism stakeholders and 100 FCCA Member Line presidents, CEOs and executives from multiple sectors, including operations, purchasing, marketing, shore excursions and ...

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Woman Killed At Boston Caribbean Carnival Remembered

Share Tweet Many gathered last night to remember Dawnn Ashley Jaffier. News Americas, BRIGHTON, MA, Fri. Aug. 29, 2014: A 26-year-old woman who was gunned down over the weekend, while attending Boston’s annual Caribbean Carnival was last night remembered by dozens in Brighton, Massachusetts. Dawnn Ashley Jaffier, was shot and killed on August 23, 2014 as she attended the J’Ouvert ...

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Son Of Suriname President To Get Day In Court

Share Tweet Accused Dino Bouterse News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Aug. 29, 2014: The son of Suriname’s President, Dino Bouterse, is set to face a trial in a U.S. court this October for drug, terrorism and weapons trafficking charges Dino Bouterse, the son of  President Desi Bouterse, was arrested in Panama on August 29 and arrived in the U.S. to ...

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Puerto Rico Disc Jockey Jailed For Sex With Minors

Share Tweet   News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Fri. Aug. 29, 2014: A 45-year-old former disc jockey for high school parties will spend the next 40 years of his life in jail after admitting to engaging in sexual acts with a minor and coercing two others to undress and to engage in various sexual acts. According to court records, ...

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OAS Pushes Haiti On Overdue Elections

Share Tweet OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza. (FIle photo) News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Aug. 29, 2014: The Organization of American States (OAS) is urging Haiti to ensure it holds overdue elections there before the end of 2014. The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) this week adopted a Declaration calling on the three branches of ...

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Telecoms Operators in Central America and the Caribbean Now Have Their Very Own CEM Event

Share Tweet LONDON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — If words such as ‘Customer Experience’, ‘ Customer Journey’, ‘CEM’, ‘CRM’ and ‘silos’ are in your day to day vocabulary, you are strongly advised to keep an eye on this event: Customer Experience Management in Telecoms Central America Summit – the event is taking place in Mexico, D.F from 2nd – 4th ...

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Caribbean Carnival In New York City Gets Underway Today

Share Tweet The 2013 queen of carnival Kay Mason, from the band Borokeete, portraying “Celebration of Darkness to Light thursday night at the Brooklyn Museum. Thecostume was designed by Follette Eustace. (William Farrington/WIADCA Photo) News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Thurs. Aug. 28, 2014:  Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams will today help kick-off the beginning of the annual five-day celebration of Caribbean ...

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Guatemalan man guilty to immigration document fraud

Share Tweet News Americas, ALEXANDRIA, VA., Tues. Aug. 26, 2014: A 39-year-old Guatemalan national faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison after pleading guilty to immigration document fraud. Mauricio Florian-Polanco, of Manassas, VA, pleaded guilty to conspiring with others to falsely make Social Security cards and alien registration receipt cards, more commonly known as green cards, for individuals ...

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Invisible No More? –Will Caribbean Immigrants Finally Be Able To Self-Identify On U.S. Census Forms?

Share Tweet Celebs. with Caribbean-roots. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. August 22, 2014: After a battle waged since 2008, the United States government may finally be prepared to recognize Caribbean immigrants and Caribbean Americans in the United States as what they are – a district identity group within the American society. If the recommendation made by the National Advisory ...

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