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Guyanese Voters Choose Unity Government Over Old Guard

Share Tweet Celebration in the streets of Georgetown on May 14, 2015 following news that the coalition APNU-AFC had won the election. (Facebook image) Supporters of the APNu-AFC join hands to celebrate the win. (Facebook image) Tears of jubilation flowed following news that there has been a change of government in Guyana. (Facebook image) News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, NEW YORK, ...

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Guyana’s Next President

Share Tweet Guyana President Elect David Granger. News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri, May 15, 2015: The next President of Guyana will be a retired Brigadier. David Granger, a former National Security Adviser to the President and as Commander of the Guyana Defence Force, is set to be sworn in as the next head of state of the South American nation after ...

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Guatemalan Man Charged With Killing Ex-Wife, Unborn Child Deported

Share Tweet Edwin Adolfo Solorzano Juarez, 38, allegedly killed his 20-year-old ex-wife and their unborn child in Guatemala. News Americas, GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, Fri. May 15, 2015:  A Guatemalan man charged with killing his ex-wife and their unborn child has been deported to Guatemala by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers in Los Angeles, ...

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Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados and Jamaica to benefit from Johnson & Johnson expanded Development of New and Optimized HIV Medicine Formulations for Children Living with HIV

Share Tweet PANAMA CITY, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Johnson & Johnson today announced that its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies have furthered their commitment to improve the health of children living with HIV through an expanded policy aimed at enhancing access to its HIV medicine darunavir. This policy enables the development of and access to new pediatric products of darunavir in ...

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Obama’s Trip To Jamaica Cost Over US$2 Million

Share Tweet Jamaica’s PM Portia Simpson Miller whispers to President Obama during their meeting on April 9, 2015. News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. May 14, 2015: The Jamaican government says it cost taxpayers over US$2.3 million or J$270 million dollars to host U.S. President Barack Obama from April 8-9. The Jamaica Gleaner quoted Minister With Responsibility For Information, Sandrea Falconer, ...

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Obama’s Trip To Jamaica Cost Over US$2 Million

Share Tweet Jamaica’s PM Portia Simpson Miller whispers to President Obama during their meeting on April 9, 2015. News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thurs. May 14, 2015: The Jamaican government says it cost taxpayers over US$2.3 million or J$270 million dollars to host U.S. President Barack Obama from April 8-9. The Jamaica Gleaner quoted Minister With Responsibility For Information, Sandrea Falconer, ...

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Guyana: No Official Election Results But Govt., Opposition Both Claim Win

Share Tweet The coalition A Partnership for National Unity+ Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) Tuesday afternoon claimed victory in general and regional elections. An hour later, so did the incumbent PPP/Civic. (Facebook image) News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Weds. May 13, 2015: Forty eight hours after voting concluded in Guyana, the country’s Elections Commission has released only preliminary results from the May ...

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Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Limits Upheld In Venezuelan Billionaire Mezerhane’s Lawsuit, Says Diaz Reus

Share Tweet MIAMI, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Expatriate Venezuelan billionaire Nelson J. Mezerhane’s attempt to sue his government and the Venezuelan equivalent of the FDIC in U.S. courts for alleged illegal expropriations has again been turned back, this time by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The May 7, 2015, decision affirms the U.S. District Court ...

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Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Limits Upheld In Venezuelan Billionaire Mezerhane’s Lawsuit, Says Diaz Reus

Share Tweet MIAMI, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Expatriate Venezuelan billionaire Nelson J. Mezerhane’s attempt to sue his government and the Venezuelan equivalent of the FDIC in U.S. courts for alleged illegal expropriations has again been turned back, this time by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The May 7, 2015, decision affirms the U.S. District Court ...

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Voters Still Await Election Results In This CARICOM Nation

Share Tweet         Voters at one polling station in Guyana Monday. The main opposition coalition, APNU-AFC at a press conference earlier this morning. Guyana President Donald Ramotar and his wife after voting on Monday, May 11, 2015.   News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tues. May 12, 2015: Some 24-hours after voting in the South American nation of Guyana, ...

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