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Caribbean Undocumented Migrants Busted

Share Tweet An unidentified Dominican migrant is escorted by a Border Patrol officer after being detained by Puerto Rico’s police near La Esperanza beach in the northern coastal town of Manati, Puerto Rico, Monday, Oct. 8, 2007. The bodies of three suspected Dominican migrants were found and at least 12 were detained after police received an anonymous call about a ...

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Gun Thought To Have Killed Guyana-Born Cop Found

Share Tweet Menes de Griot, top Guyanese drummer, l, with Randolph Holder Sr. and Guyana designer Gold Teeth, r, at a wake for Officer Holder. (Shaun Walsh image)  By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 26, 2015: A gun consistent with the one used to murder Guyana-born NYPD Officer Randolph Holder has been found. The NYPD ...

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Top Award For Guyana-Born Professor

Share Tweet Dr. Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith By Allison Skeete Special to NAN  News Americas, Washington, D.C. Mon. Oct. 26, 2015: A noted Guyana-born scholar is set to receive the 2015 William J. Perry Award for Excellence in Security and Defense Education. Dr. Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, a specialist on Caribbean security, drugs and crime most recently held the office of the ...

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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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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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