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Seaborne Announces New Service Between Puerto Rico and Antigua and Barbuda

Share Tweet Seaborne Airlines (PRNewsFoto/Seaborne Airlines) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Seaborne Airlines, the fastest growing airline in the Caribbean, announced that it will introduce non-stop service between the carrier’s hub in San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport and Antigua and Barbuda newly inaugurated V.C. Bird International Airport, effective December 13, 2015.  The service will ...

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NY Relief Effort Held For People Of Dominica

Share Tweet The Caribbean island of Dominica suffered major destruction from Tropical Storm Erika which hit on the night of Aug. 26, 2015. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 31, 2015: With some 20 declared dead in the Commonwealth of Dominica and as the island grapples with major infrastructure damage, several organizations in New York City yesterday stepped up ...

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What Will Pope Francis Focus On During U.S. Visit?

Share Tweet An artist paints a mural of the Pope, on the side of a building in midtown Manhattan on Friday August 28, 2015, welcoming him to NYC. (Photo: Jason Szenes) News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 31, 2015: Pope Francis has been known to make waves for his frankness since becoming the head of the Catholic Church in ...

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Tropical Storm Erika Turns Deadly

Share Tweet Flooding in Dominica due to Erika. Erika brought severe flooding to Dominica. Several people are missing and four feared dead due to Tropical Storm Erika. This was Dominica’s airport on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015.   News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Aug. 28, 2015: Tropical Storm Erika turned deadly yesterday leaving at least four dead and several missing in ...

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Erika Grounds Flights To The Caribbean

Share Tweet Tropical Storm Erika has taken aim at several islands in the region. (NHC image) News Americas, CHARLOTTE, NC, Thurs. Aug. 27, 2015: Airlines were taking no chances Wednesday with several including American and US Airways cancelling flights to the Caribbean as Tropical Storm Erika took aim at several islands in the region. Several regional airlines including LIAT, Seaborne ...

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Haitian Immigrants In The U.S. Get TPS Extension

Share Tweet News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Aug. 26, 2015: Haitian immigrants in the U.S. who secured Temporary Protected Status (TPS) following the 2010 earthquake will now be able to benefit from an extension. U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson this week extended Haiti’s designation for TPS) for an additional 18 months. The extended designation becomes effective on Jan. ...

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Here Comes Erika

Share Tweet News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Aug. 26, 2015: Another storm was threatening the Caribbean region last night, leaving at least 10 islands under a tropical storm watch. Tropical Storm Erika arrives on the heels of hurricane Danny, which has since dissipated. The storm has forced regional airlines LIAT to cancel services for Wednesday, August 26, Thursday, August 27 ...

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French National Guilty Of Trying To Smuggle Cubans, St. Lucian

Share Tweet News Americas, ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands, Weds. Aug. 26, 2015:  A 71-year-old French national is facing jail time after admitting to attempting to smuggle 38 Cubans and one St. Lucian into the U.S. illegally Alain Rene Leichtnam pleaded guilty to 38 counts charging him with alien smuggling. According to court records, Leichtnam was arrested on April 29 ...

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Seaborne Issues Storm Policy on Tropical Storm Erika

Share Tweet SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Seaborne Airlines today issued its storm policy for customers who may be impacted by Tropical storm Erika: Tropical Storm Erika is expected to affect travel to, from and through the Caribbean in the coming days. Seaborne is urging passengers to check flight status frequently on seaborneairlines.com or Seaborne’s Facebook ...

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Cuban Migrants Sent Packing

Share Tweet The US Coast Guard recently returned sixty-five Cuban migrants to Cuba. News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Aug. 25, 2015: Over 34 dozen Cuban migrants have been returned to their native land so far this year by the U.S. Coast Guard after they attempted to enter the United States illegally. News Americas research of Coast Guard repatriation data show ...

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