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Trinidad and Tobago Raises Alert Level

Share Tweet New Americas Now, NEW YORK, NY, Tuesday January 6, 2015- Trinidad and Tobago’s Ministry of National Security raised the country’s alert level on Sunday January 4th, 2015 with immediate effect. According to a press release from the Ministry, the alert level was raised in direct response to a spike in gang-related homicides and was necessary to bring the ...

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Tablet computers being made in Haiti

Share Tweet Surtab 7 3G News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Monday January 5, 2015: Haiti has entered the world of the manufacturing of Andriod tablet computers. The company manufacturing the tablets, Surtab, was founded in 2013 by Maarten Boute , who is the CEO of Digicel Haiti, and by businessman Richard Coles. The company was backed, at start, with $450,000 ...

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Immigrant Police Officer Laid To Rest

Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Sun. Jan. 4, 2015: China-born immigrant New York police officer Wenjian Liu was laid to rest on Sunday following a major funeral in Brooklyn, NY. Thousands showed up to pay their respects to Liu who is survived by his parents and newly widowed bride. The funeral was held at the Aievoli Funeral Home ...

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Walden University Scholars of Change Demonstrate the Impact of Positive Social Change

Share Tweet MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Walden University Scholars of Change focus on the future, whether they are transforming the way children learn, mentoring, or improving living conditions for others. More than 175 Walden University students and alumni submitted inspiring videos of social change in their communities for the university’s 2014 Scholars of Change video contest. These scholars—along with hundreds of their ...

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Guyanese Former Cop Among Hundreds Paying Tribute To Slain NYPD Officers

Share Tweet Former Police Officer from Guyana, Cliff Joseph, Mourns The NYPD Officers. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) News Americas, WASHINGTON, DC, Weds. Dec. 24, 2014: Former Guyana-born cop and singer, Cliff Joseph, was among hundreds who gathered at a make shift memorial in Brooklyn Wednesday, despite rain, to pay tributes to fallen NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu. “Guyana ...

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interCaribbean Airways launches Cacique Rewards

Share Tweet PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands, Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – interCaribbean Airways is pleased to announce our new rewards program called “Cacique Rewards”. A rewards program for our customers across the islands of the Caribbean. The name of Cacique Rewards was chosen to represent and honor the Cacique People of the Caribbean islands. Across the Caribbean Islands the Cacique ...

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Jamaican National Jailed For Fake U.S. Passport

Share Tweet The U.S. Customs and Border Protection checking passports on entry into a U.S. port. News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Tues. Dec. 23, 2014: A 42-year-old Jamaican national will spend the next eight months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for obtaining a U.S. passport through fraudulent statements. Wayne Christopher Morgan was sentenced Friday some six months ...

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Call For Peace As Relatives Mourn Slain Puerto Rico Origin NYPD Cop

Share Tweet Officer Rafael Ramos and family. (Facebook image) News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Mon. Dec. 22, 2014: The Puerto Rican origin family of slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos yesterday called for peace and forgiveness as the city continued reeling from the shocking execution of two of its finest. Officer Ramos and Officer Wenjian Liu were exactly the kind of cops advocates against ...

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Hold Off On Those Cuban Cigars For Now – U.S./Cuba Changes Won’t Take Effect For Weeks

Share Tweet Rolling Cuban cigars. (Havanatradingcompany image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Dec. 19, 2014: President Barack Obama’s historic executive policy changes towards Cuba, as announced on Wednesday, has many excitedly thinking of travel to the island and the return trip with those prized Cuban cigars and rum. But hold off on the celebration just yet. ...

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What Exactly Does Obama’s Historic Cuba Changes Mean?

Share Tweet President Obama with Cuban President Raoul Castro, r., at the memorial service of South African President Nelson Mandela on December 19, 2013. The two shook hands in a historic move by Castro. (Reuters TV image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Dec. 18, 2014: A new chapter in U.S./Cuba relations was marked on Wednesday as ...

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