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Charles S. Coffey, O.C. to receive inaugural G. Raymond Chang Award at the sixth annual University of the West Indies Toronto Benefit Gala March 28, 2015

Share Tweet TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The University of the West Indies today announced that Mr. Charles S. Coffey, O.C., will be honoured as the inaugural recipient of the G. Raymond Chang Award at the sixth annual The University of the West Indies Toronto Benefit Gala on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at the Ritz-Carlton, Toronto. The G. Raymond ...

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U.S. Citizen Busted In The Bahamas With Over US$69,000

Share Tweet News Americas, NASSAU, Bahamas, Weds. Dec. 3, 2014: A 51-year-old U.S. citizen has been busted in Nassau, Bahamas with $69,739 in undeclared U.S. currency inside her carry-on and checked luggage. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Nassau Preclearance facility discovered the money on the female passenger who was then taken into custody by the Royal Bahamas ...

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Guyana Rum & Cocaine Bust At J.F.K.

Share Tweet U.S. Customs agents at J.F.K. Airport, NY busted a U.S. citizen with Cocaine in Rum Bottles. (US CBP image) News Americas, QUEENS, NY, Weds. Dec. 3, 2014: Many people enjoy a good rum and coke but a passenger on a U.S. flight from Guyana took it a step further – arriving at New York’s  John F. Kennedy International ...

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Kingston, Jamaica Makes Top 10 Global Cities List Of People Living With HIV – A NAN First

Share Tweet Kingston is the only Caribbean city to make the UNAIDS top ten list of HIV populated cities released yesterday, World AIDS Day. (UNAIDS photo) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Dec. 2, 2014: Kingston, Jamaica has made the UNAIDS list of ten cities worldwide where a very high proportion of people live with the ...

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Renowned Caribbean Tourism Writer Is Jamaica’s News Journalist Of The Year

Share Tweet From L- Adrian Frater and Janet Silvera of The Gleaner newspaper accepting the News Journalist of the Year award for their Mario Deane series from the Jamaica Public Service Company’s Ruthlyn Johnson during the annual Press Association of Jamaica Award last Friday night, Nov. 28th, in Kingston, Jamaica.(Winston Sill/Freelance Photographer) News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tues. Dec. 2, 2014: ...

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El Salvador Woman Wanted For Aggravated Murder Iced

Share Tweet Margarita Del Carmen Orellana Rivas b eing deported by US ICE. News Americas, DALLAS, TX, Mon. Dec. 1, 2014: A Salvadoran woman, who is wanted in her home country for aggravated murder and other crimes, has deported back to her country where she was turned over to law enforcement authorities there. Margarita Del Carmen Orellana Rivas, 25, was ...

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Vitel Mobile, Inc. Hosts Samsung’s GALAXY Note 4 Launch Party

Share Tweet Models at the Vitel Mobile Samsung GALAXY Note 4 Event. (Indira Photography) DORAL, Fla., Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Vitel Mobile, Inc. hosted Samsung’s GALAXY Note 4 Launch party at their new 78,000 SQ FT office and facility in Doral, Florida on Friday, November 21, 2014. Guests were given the full GALAXY Note 4 experience through larger than life ...

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Will The Next Commonwealth Secretary General Be From The Caribbean?

Share Tweet Baroness Patricia Scotland is among the possible Caribbean nationals who could become Commonwealth SG. By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. Nov. 26, 2014:  In November 2015 the Commonwealth will have to choose a new Secretary General. The position, once occupied by high-profile globally known figures, has in recent years lost much of its luster as the ...

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Jamaica Diaspora Northeast USA Gets New Advisory Board Rep.

Share Tweet Attorney Joan Pinnock News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 26, 2014: The next Jamaica Diaspora Northeast USA (JDNE) Advisory Board Member Representative has been elected following recent elections and voting across 12 U.S. northeast states. After 2,500 votes, Chairman of the 2014 JDNE USA Nominations and Election Committee, Karlene Largie announced that Joan Pinnock, Esq. is now ...

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UN Mission in Haiti Urges Respect for Demonstrators

Share Tweet Head of the UN Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) Sandra Honoré. (Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Nektarios Markogiannis) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 26, 2014: The head of the UN Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) has condemned the violence in Haiti that recently caused injuries among demonstrators protesting delayed elections. Sandra Honoré yesterday called on all sides to respect the right to ...

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