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Quake Rattles Several Caribbean Nations

Share Tweet News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Fri. July 17, 2015: Nationals in at least seven Caribbean nations reported feeling the earth literally shake yesterday. The UWI Seismic Unit reported 6 earthquakes north-east of Barbados. According to the Unit, the quakes occurred in the morning at 07:01, 7:52, 11:16, 11:29 and at  11:36 and in the afternoon at12:23 pm EST. The ...

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Haitian Nabbed For Child Neglect

Share Tweet News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. July 17, 2015: A 47-year-old citizen of Haiti, has been nabbed for child neglect. The man, whose name has not been released, was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport on Tuesday, July 14th after it was revealed he ...

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NASA Finally Figures Out The Size Of Pluto

Share Tweet A portrait from the final approach. Pluto and Charon display striking color and brightness contrast in this composite image from July 11, showing high-resolution black-and-white LORRI images colorized with Ralph data collected from the last rotation of Pluto. Color data being returned by the spacecraft now will update these images, bringing color contrast into sharper focus.Credits: NASA-JHUAPL-SWRI News ...

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U.S. Monitoring Haiti/DR Deportation Issue Closely

Share Tweet Thomas C. Adams, Haiti Special Coordinator At The U.S. Department Of State. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. July 16, 2015: A top U.S. State Department official on Wednesday testified that the Obama administration is closely monitoring the deportation issue on the island of Hispaniola – which is home to both the Dominican Republic and Haiti. “We are also ...

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APR Energy Signs Six-Month Contract Extension for Guatemala Mining Project

Share Tweet JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — APR Energy plc (LSE: APR), a global leader in fast-track power solutions, today announces that it has signed an extension for its 16MW power project supporting a mining customer in Guatemala. APR Energy’s mobile diesel generators have served as the sole power source for the crucial operations of the mine, which ...

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Haiti Weighs Suddenly On Marco Rubio’s Mind

Share Tweet US Senator and Republican Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio. News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. July 14, 2015: Republican Presidential hopeful, Cuban American Marco Rubio, has suddenly decided to turn his attention to U.S. policy towards Haiti. Rubio will preside over a hearing titled ‘Overview of U.S. Policy Towards Haiti Prior To The Elections’ tomorrow, July 14th. The hearing is being ...

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Caribbean-Born Former Airline Owner Jailed

Share Tweet Sonny Austin Ramdeo, former founder of EZ Jet airlines. News Americas, WEST PALM BEACH, FL, Mon. July 13, 2015: A Caribbean-born former airline owner will have to spend the next twenty-years in jail. Guyana-born Sonny Ramdeo, the owner of the EZjet airline which charter air service offering flights from New York City and Toronto to Guyana. Judge Kenneth ...

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Jack Warner’s Extradition Hearing Postponed

Share Tweet Jack Warner News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Mon. July 13, 2015: Former FIFA Vice President and former Trinidad & Tobago minister, Jack Warner, has gotten his extradition hearing postponed. Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Ceasar set a new hearing date of July 27. Defense lawyer Nyree Alfonso says the July 9th hearing was adjourned because U.S. authorities have yet to send ...

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OAS Deploys Mission To Assess Situation Of Haitian Migrants

Share Tweet News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. July 10, 2015: The Organization of American States (OAS) has sent a mission to the Dominican Republic and Haiti to gather information on the situation of Haitian migrants in the field. The mission is headed by the OAS Secretary for Political Affairs, Mexican Francisco Guerrero and will end its activities in Haiti on July 14. ...

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