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Investment Opportunities Main Area of Focus at Jamaica Diaspora Conference 2015

Share Tweet News Americas Now, NEW YORK, NY, Wednesday, January 14, 2015-Investment opportunities in Jamaica will be the main area of focus, when the sixth biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference is held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, in St. James, from June 13 to 18. State Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Hon. Arnaldo Brown, said this emphasis will ...

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Haiti Still Needs Our Help

Share Tweet Children Walk on the Hills Near Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (AP Photo/State Department) By Thomas C. Adams News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 12, 2014: The world paused today to remember the destructive Haiti earthquake of January 12, 2010. Five years after that tragic day is an appropriate time to honor the bravery shown by the Haitian people during ...

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Cocaine Seized At JFK On Flight From Jamaica

Share Tweet News Americas Now, NEW YORK, NY-Monday, January 12, 2015- An arriving passenger at JFK Airport in New York was arrested after a white powdery substance was discovered in the passenger’s luggage. On Jan. 6, CBP officers stopped Ms. Chevelle Rusheen Nesbeth who arrived on a flight from Montego Bay, Jamaica. During the course of the inspection, CBP officers ...

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Vincent HoSang Family Foundation Donates US$38,000 for Airport Thermal Sensing Unit

Share Tweet Consul General of Jamaica, Herman LaMont (left), receives donation of US$38,000 for the purchase of thermal sensing unit, from Sabrina HoSang and Vincent HoSang, Chairman of the Vincent HoSang Family Foundation (VHFF), at the Consulate in New York, on December 22. Photo Courtesy JIS Photographer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Wednesday, January 7, 2015- The Vincent HoSang Family ...

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Trinidad and Tobago Raises Alert Level

Share Tweet New Americas Now, NEW YORK, NY, Tuesday January 6, 2015- Trinidad and Tobago’s Ministry of National Security raised the country’s alert level on Sunday January 4th, 2015 with immediate effect. According to a press release from the Ministry, the alert level was raised in direct response to a spike in gang-related homicides and was necessary to bring the ...

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Tablet computers being made in Haiti

Share Tweet Surtab 7 3G News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Monday January 5, 2015: Haiti has entered the world of the manufacturing of Andriod tablet computers. The company manufacturing the tablets, Surtab, was founded in 2013 by Maarten Boute , who is the CEO of Digicel Haiti, and by businessman Richard Coles. The company was backed, at start, with $450,000 ...

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Immigrant Police Officer Laid To Rest

Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Sun. Jan. 4, 2015: China-born immigrant New York police officer Wenjian Liu was laid to rest on Sunday following a major funeral in Brooklyn, NY. Thousands showed up to pay their respects to Liu who is survived by his parents and newly widowed bride. The funeral was held at the Aievoli Funeral Home ...

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Immigrant Police Officer Laid To Rest

Share Tweet News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Sun. Jan. 4, 2015: China-born immigrant New York police officer Wenjian Liu was laid to rest on Sunday following a major funeral in Brooklyn, NY. Thousands showed up to pay their respects to Liu who is survived by his parents and newly widowed bride. The funeral was held at the Aievoli Funeral Home ...

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Walden University Scholars of Change Demonstrate the Impact of Positive Social Change

Share Tweet MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Walden University Scholars of Change focus on the future, whether they are transforming the way children learn, mentoring, or improving living conditions for others. More than 175 Walden University students and alumni submitted inspiring videos of social change in their communities for the university’s 2014 Scholars of Change video contest. These scholars—along with hundreds of their ...

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Guyanese Former Cop Among Hundreds Paying Tribute To Slain NYPD Officers

Share Tweet Former Police Officer from Guyana, Cliff Joseph, Mourns The NYPD Officers. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) News Americas, WASHINGTON, DC, Weds. Dec. 24, 2014: Former Guyana-born cop and singer, Cliff Joseph, was among hundreds who gathered at a make shift memorial in Brooklyn Wednesday, despite rain, to pay tributes to fallen NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu. “Guyana ...

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