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A Thanksgiving In Jail For Son Of Suriname’s President

Accused Dino Bouterse. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 27, 2013: Dino Bouterse, son of Suriname’s president, Desi Bouterse, will be stateside this Thanksgiving for this quintessentially American holiday, having turkey and all the trimmings provided by Uncle Sam as a “guest” of the government in a Lower Manhattan federal jail. This come as his lawyers deny their client ...

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Extreme Immigration Move!

Special agents seized surgical cutting equipment, gauze, bandages, syringes and prescription medication from the defendants. (USICE image) News Americas, BOSTON, MA, Fri. 22, 2013: Altering fingerprints through surgery to stay in the U.S.? Say it isn’t so! According to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Boston, that’s exactly what several criminal migrants have been ...

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From Police Commissioner To Prisoner

Hilton Cordero-Rosario in happier times. News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Fri. Nov. 22, 2013: A former commissioner of the San Juan Police Department has gone from upholding the law to being behind bars. Hilton Cordero-Rosario, 52, was this week sentenced to 10 years in prison followed by 15 of supervised release for possession of child pornography. U.S. Immigration and ...

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Caribbean Americans Among NYC Mayor-Elect’s Transition Team

Former NYC Councilwoman Una Clarke, l, with her daughter, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke and Mayor Elect De Blasio at a campaign rally in the summer. (FILE Photo) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 20, 2013: Several prominent Caribbean Americans were today unveiled as part of New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s 60-member transition team. They include a former New ...

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The Name You Know, The Brand you will love!

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Air Turks & Caicos, the national airline of Turks & Caicos Islands announces the changing of its name to InterCaribbean Airways. The “interCaribbean” name was chosen to reflect the greater Pan-Caribbean expansion of air service in the Western Caribbean in the coming months. With this a new slogan adopted to ...

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Former Haiti Foreign Minister Passes On

News Americas, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Fri. Nov. 15, 2013: Haiti’s former Foreign Minister Jean Rénald Clérismé and the husband of Dr. Linda Marc of the US Census Bureau, Race and Ethnicity Advisory Committee died on Oct. 29th in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Clérismé, 75, was a former Roman Catholic priest and expert on the plight of Haitian farmers in the Dominican Republic. He ...

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Detained To Death

Late detainee Tiombe Carlos. By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 15, 2013: As the family of Antigua & Barbuda immigrant, Tiombe Carlos, gets ready to lay her to rest this Friday, Nov. 15th, some 23 days after she was found unresponsive in a cell at the York County Prison in Pennsylvania where she was an ...

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Son Of Suriname President Charged For Supporting Hezbollah

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 8, 2013: Dino Bouterse, the son of the President of Suriname, has been charged by U.S. officials with attempting to provide material support and resources to Hezbollah, a designated terrorist organization. Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Michelle Leonhart, the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement ...

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New York’s Mayor-Elect In Puerto Rico

Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio and his family at the victory party on Nov. 5, 2013. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 8, 2013: New York’s Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray are in San Juan, Puerto Rico today for the Somos El Futuro Fall Conference and some R&R. The annual conference is ...

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Former Black Panther, Cuban Resident Makes First Court Appearance

William Potts, the former New Jersey-born Black Panther “hijacker.” News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Nov. 8, 2013: William Potts, the former New Jersey-born Black Panther “hijacker” who returned to the U.S. Wednesday after declaring he was homesick in Cuba, will be arraigned next week. U.S. Magistrate Judge Alicia Otazo-Reyes appointed a federal public defender to represent him and an arraignment ...

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