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Former St. Kitts/Nevis Prime Minister Threatens Lawsuit

Share Tweet Fromer PM Denzil Douglas News Americas, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Weds. Mar. 25, 2015: Former St. Kitts & Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas is threatening to sue two local nationals over comments that the U.S. government had revoked his visa before the February 16th election. The St. Kitts Observer and WINN FM are each reporting that Dr. Douglas ...

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Former St. Kitts/Nevis Prime Minister Threatens Lawsuit

Share Tweet Fromer PM Denzil Douglas News Americas, BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Weds. Mar. 25, 2015: Former St. Kitts & Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas is threatening to sue two local nationals over comments that the U.S. government had revoked his visa before the February 16th election. The St. Kitts Observer and WINN FM are each reporting that Dr. Douglas ...

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Haitian American Designed UN Memorial To Slavery To Be Unveiled

Share Tweet The Ark of Return, News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Mar. 24, 2015: The eighth International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade – tomorrow, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 –  is set to be even more special this year. The United Nations will proudly unveil The Ark of Return, the permanent memorial, designed by Haitian ...

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African-Caribbeans In UK More Likely to Be Strip-Searched By Police

Share Tweet News Americas, LONDON, England, Mon. Mar. 23, 2015: People of African-Caribbean descent living in the U.K. are more likely to be held in police cells and strip-searched than those of other races. That’s according to a recent report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary for England and Wales (HMIC) conducted by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) ...

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Fruit Fly Results In Ban On Dominican Republic Fruits

Share Tweet The pesky Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 20, 2015: The pesky Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) has resulted in a federal quarantine order issued on the importations of several fruit and vegetables from the Dominican Republic. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will enforce the quarantine order issued by the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal ...

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Sex Trafficking Victims Rescued In The Dominican Republic

Share Tweet   News Americas, SOSUA, Dominican Republic, Fri. Mar. 20, 2015:  Twenty-nine sex trafficking victims – some as young as 14, were recently rescued in Sosua, Dominican Republic following an international undercover law enforcement investigation. Twenty of the 29 were minors between ages 14 and 17. Seven Dominican nationals, including two women and five men, were arrested. Prosecutors allege ...

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Caribbean Nationals Being Recruited By ISIS

Share Tweet Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mar. 20, 2015: About 100 recruits have traveled from the Caribbean to Syria to fight alongside Islamic extremists. That’s according to Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly, the commander of the U.S. Southern Command, who called the movement concerning. During a testimony on Southcom’s posture before the Senate ...

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OAS Gets New Secretary General and ASG

Share Tweet Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay Luis Almagro and new OAS SG elect with outgoing OAS SG José Miguel Insulza, l. and outgoing OAS ASG, Albert Ramdin.Photo Credit: Juan Manuel Herrera/OAS News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 20, 2015: The Organization of American States has a new secretary general and a new assistant secretary general. Former Minister ...

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Caribbean Nations Make US Money Laundering List

Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. March 19, 2015: Seven Caribbean countries have landed themselves on the U.S’ “Major Money Laundering List” for 2015. A major money laundering country, according to the U.S. is defined as one “whose financial institutions engage in currency transactions involving significant amounts of proceeds from international narcotics trafficking.” Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, ...

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Caribbean Nations Make US Money Laundering List

Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. March 19, 2015: Seven Caribbean countries have landed themselves on the U.S’ “Major Money Laundering List” for 2015. A major money laundering country, according to the U.S. is defined as one “whose financial institutions engage in currency transactions involving significant amounts of proceeds from international narcotics trafficking.” Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, ...

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