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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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Cocaine ‘Salad Dressing’ Bust At JFK

Share Tweet Andres Josue Leal Valle, a Guatemalan citizen, was recently busted at the John F. Kennedy International Airport for bringing in more than oil and vinegar by U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers. News Americas, JAMAICA, N.Y., Thurs. Oct. 15, 2015: A man who thought he could easily pass salad dressing laced with cocaine through John F. Kennedy ...

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A Multi-Million Dollar Resort Is Coming To This Caribbean Island

Share Tweet (L-R) Paulo Pena, President and Managing Director, Latin America and Caribbean, Wyndham Hotel Group, Stephen P. Holmes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Wyndham Worldwide, Everton Walters, Chairman, Barbados Tourism Investment Inc. and Stuart Layne, Chief Executive Officer, Barbados Tourism Investment, Inc. finalize agreement to develop 450-room Sam Lord’s Castle Barbados, A Wyndham Grand Resort on October 13, 2015 ...

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Jamaican Author Makes History Again

Share Tweet Marlon James is the first Jamaican to be shortlisted for and win the Man Booker Prize. News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. Oct. 14, 2015: Jamaican author Marlon James has made history again, winning the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction award last night on the heels of becoming the first Jamaican to make the shortlist just weeks ago. ...

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More Cubans Show Up Illegally Amidst US Thaw

Share Tweet The US Coast Guard recently returned sixty-five Cuban migrants to Cuba. News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Oct. 12, 2015: As the US government continues to soften its rules on Cuba, more and more Cubans are seeking to illegally enter the United States. According to US Coast Guard data, in fiscal year 2015, a whopping 4,462 Cuban migrants attempted ...

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Caribbean Immigrants Among Those Iced

Share Tweet An immigrant arrested by US ICE agents in Miami, FL recently. (US ICE image) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Oct. 9, 2015: A convicted Jamaican-born murderer was among several Caribbean and Latin American migrants recently iced by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers in Miami. The Jamaican citizen, a green card holder who lived in West Palm ...

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DR National Busted With Fake Inspection Stickers

Share Tweet A DR National was recently busted at JFK with counterfeit inspection stickers. News Americas, JAMAICA, N.Y., Fri. Oct. 9, 2015: A Dominican Republic national who recently arrived on a flight from Santiago, Dominican Republic has been busted with fake New York State Vehicle Safety/Emissions Inspection stickers. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at John F. Kennedy International ...

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