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DR National Busted With Fake Inspection Stickers

Share Tweet A DR National was recently busted at JFK with counterfeit inspection stickers. News Americas, JAMAICA, N.Y., Fri. Oct. 9, 2015: A Dominican Republic national who recently arrived on a flight from Santiago, Dominican Republic has been busted with fake New York State Vehicle Safety/Emissions Inspection stickers. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at John F. Kennedy International ...

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Wanted Fugitive Apprehended In The Virgin Islands

Share Tweet Luis Raul Torres, 31, being busted by US Customs in the USVI. (US Customs Image) News Americas, ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands, Thurs. Oct. 8, 2015: A 31-year-old man wanted in St. Croix, for alleged robbery and unauthorized use of a firearm in the commission of a violent crime has been nabbed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office ...

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Study Reveals $3.16 Billion in Cruise Tourism Expenditures throughout 35 Caribbean, Mexican, and Latin American Destinations

Share Tweet COZUMEL, Mexico, Oct. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – Today Business Research & Economic Advisors (BREA) launched its analysis of spending related to cruise tourism and its impact on destinations’ economies. The triennial study engaged by the FCCA included a record 35 participating destinations throughout the Caribbean, Mexico and Central and South America. It found that cruise tourism generated ...

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Caribbean-Born Former UN General Assembly President Charged In Shocking Scheme

Share Tweet   L-to-R, Mr. John W. Ashe of Antigua and Barbuda, and then President of the General Assembly’s sixty-eighth session, pose with Holocaust survivor Ms Rena Finder, and Mr. Steven Spielberg, in a photo-op, Monday January 27, 2014, at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, before the start of the Memorial Ceremony, to mark the International Day of Commemoration ...

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Mutual Of America Life Insurance Company Appoints Trinidad-Born Academician To Its Board Of Directors

Share Tweet Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick. News Americas, NEW YORK, Tues. Oct. 6, 2015: Mutual of America Life Insurance Company, which specializes in providing retirement products and related services to organizations and their employees, as well as to individuals, announced the appointment of Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick to its Board of Directors. A native of Port of Spain, ...

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Lost At Sea

Share Tweet Coast Guard Capt. Mark Fedor responds to questions during a press conference for search-and-rescue operations for a missing container ship, El Faro, at Coast Guard Air Station Miami, Oct. 5, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney.) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Oct. 6, 2015: Thirty-two people remain lost at sea as the ...

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Guyanese In Washington Protest At Venezuelan Embassy

Share Tweet Dozens of Guyanese in Washington DC protesting neighboring Venezuela’s claim to two-thirds of their country on the anniversary of the arbitral award which settled their border in 1899 on Oct. 3rd 2015. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Oct. 5, 2015:  Dozens of Guyanese from in and around Washington DC braved a cold drizzle on Saturday, October 3rd to ...

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Relief Efforts Underway In The Bahamas – Fast Facts

Share Tweet Damages as seen on one of the outlying islands from Hurricane Joaquin. Relief efforts underway in the Bahamas. News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Oct. 5, 2015: With The Bahamas given an all clear signal as Hurricane Joaquin finally moved away from the islands, the focus now has turned to relief assistance for residents of the outlying islands including ...

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Joaquin Continues To Batter The Central Bahamas

Share Tweet The hurricane has brought flooding and storm surges to Central Bahamas. News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Oct. 2, 2015: An extremely dangerous and slow moving Hurricane Joaquin continued to hover over the Central Bahamas this morning, battering several islands there, the National Hurricane Center reported. At 8 a.m. this morning Joaquin, a dangerous category 4 hurricane on the ...

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UK Offers Caribbean Aid Over Reparations

Share Tweet UK Prime Minister David Cameron says he is keen to strengthen ties and promote UK funding in the Caribbean. News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. Oct. 1, 2015: The United Kingdom has announced a £300 million infrastructure fund to the Caribbean and dismissed reparation claims. UK Prime Minister David Cameron dismissed claims for reparations for years of slavery, instead ...

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