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Victim Of Jamaican Lottery Scam Gets Refund

Share Tweet News Americas, ALBANY, N.Y. Weds. Sept. 2, 2015: An elderly Watervliet, New York, man defrauded by Jamaican scammers for nearly $150,000 has received some money back. The man in his 80s, received a $15,000 check for funds recovered on his behalf by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Postal Inspections Service. ...

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Seaborne Announces Its Dominica Relief Plan

Share Tweet SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Seaborne Airlines wishes to advise passengers traveling to and from Dominica that all Seaborne services into Dominica (DOM) have been suspended effective immediately through September 16, 2015, as a result of damage inflicted on the airport from Tropical Storm Erika. To accommodate passengers and all relief efforts to support ...

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Bahamas National Busted With Cocaine Around Ankles

Share Tweet Bahamas national pictured with cocaine taped to his ankles. (US Customs image) News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Tues. Sept. 1, 2015: A Bahamas man was hoping to sneak past U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents with cocaine taped to his ankles. The man whose named has not been released was arrested at Port Everglades for smuggling the drugs ...

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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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