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Murdered NYPD Cop to Be Buried In Guyana

Share Tweet Officer Holder, 33, will be buried in his native Guyana. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 23, 2015: Third generation Police Officer Randolph Holder is set to be laid to rest in his native Guyana following a funeral service in Queens, NY next week. Officer Holder’s funeral service will be held on October 28th at the Community Church ...

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In Death, Guyana-Born NYPD Cop Becomes A Hero

Share Tweet Murdered NYPD Police Officer Randolph Holder.   News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Oct. 22, 2015: On Tuesday he was only another black New York City police officer, assigned to the East Harlem beat with five years of service under his belt. By end of day, he was a hero; albeit a dead one! Third generation Police Officer ...

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JetBlue and Seaborne Airlines Launch Codeshare Agreement Throughout The Caribbean

Share Tweet NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) and Seaborne Airlines today began selling flights under a codeshare agreement that will offer customers increased travel options and new destinations throughout the Caribbean. Connections will be made via San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU), where JetBlue is the largest carrier. Customers flying on JetBlue ...

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New Scientific Study Finds Coral Reefs Under Attack From Chemical In Sunscreen As Global Bleaching Event Hits

Share Tweet SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — A new study published today in a toxicology journal has found that a chemical widely used in personal care products such as sunscreen, poses an ecological threat to corals and coral reefs and threatens their existence. Oxybenzone is found in over 3,500 sunscreen products worldwide, and pollutes ...

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“No Haitians” Allowed Healthcare Ad States

Share Tweet   New York State Senator David Carlucci says he’s taken note of the Interim Healthcare Inc. ad which was published in an area with one of the highest Haitian population in the country. By NAN Staff Writer  News Americas, ROCKLAND, NY, Tues. Oct. 20, 2015: A help wanted ad posted by Interim Healthcare, Inc. in a Rockland NY ...

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Former US President Tricked In Caribbean With Blow-Up Doll

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 19, 2015: A new book on the life of a former U.S. president has revealed how he was “pranked” by two of his friends who were tapping into his sexually immature nature. “The Last of the President’s Men” released last week by Simon & Schuster and written ...

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International Day Of The Girl

Share Tweet TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – With the October 11 observance of the International Day of the Girl Child, Canadian researcher Caril Phang emphasizes education as vital to the empowerment of girls, and women. “Organizations such as UNESCO insist that cultural co-operation is essential to pedagogy, and it is this perspective which informs my work.” An advisor ...

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Caribbean, Latin America Immigrants Defrauded

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News, Americas, SEATTLE, WA, Fri. Oct. 16, 2015: A 61-year-old former resident of Mercer Island has admitted to defrauding over 40 immigrants from the Caribbean and Latin and South America with promises of legal immigration status. Dalia Ivette Singh, aka Dalia Pena, admitted she stole more than $220,000 from the immigrants with promises of ...

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Pennsylvania-Based Jamaican National Iced

Share Tweet An immigrant arrested by US ICE agents recently. (US ICE image) News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2015: A 55-year-old Jamaican national living near York, Pennsylvania is set to be deported back to his native land after being nabbed by officers of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) division. The man ...

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Fake Immigration Document Gets DR Nationals Busted

Share Tweet News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Thurs. Oct. 15, 2015: Two Dominican Republic nationals could face 10 years in jail if convicted of fraudulent use of visas and other documents. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) San Juan Office of Field Operations officers arrested Riensil Domingo Betances-Brito and Héctor Bienvenido Hernandez-Vasquez for having an altered immigration stamp inside ...

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