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Five Iced, 3,500 Pounds Ganja Seized Aboard Guyana-Flagged Cargo Ship

Share Tweet Coast Guard officials show the seized ganja on July 21, 2014. News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Tues. July 22, 2014: Five people are under arrest and 3,500 pounds of marijuana seized aboard a Guyana-flagged cargo ship in the Caribbean Sea, south of Puerto Rico, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) officials said Monday. ...

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Israel, Palestine Ambassadors Address UN

Share Tweet Dr. Riyad H. Mansour, Ambassador and Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations addresses the media outside the Security Council during an emergency meeting about the situation in the Middle East at United Nations headquarters in New York, New York, USA, 20 July 2014. (Photo; Jason Szenes) Ron Prosor, Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations, addresses the ...

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Hard Beat Executive Helps Put Spotlight On Women & Social Responsibility At UN

Share Tweet Hard Beat’s Felicia J. Persaud, at podium, moderating the ‘Women in Business and Social Responsibility’ panel during the Empowering Women through Design 2014 symposium at the UN on July 18, 2014. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 21, 2014: Just weeks after enduring a major surgery, Hard Beat Communications executive, Felicia J. Persaud, was at the UN ...

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U.N. Secretary General For Middle East Today

Share Tweet A UN Security Council Meeting on the Situation in the Middle East was held on July 18, 2014. Members of the Security Council at a Meeting on the Situation in the Middle East on July 18, 2014 at UN Headquarters in NYC. News Americas, UNITED NATIONS, NY, Sun. July 20, 2014: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is set ...

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Pledge To Promote Acts Of Kindness, Goodwill On Mandela Day At UN

Share Tweet Rev-Jesse Jackson UN, Secretary General -Ban-Ki-moon and NYC Parks-Commissioner Mitchell Silver at the UN tree plating on July 18, 2014. UN Secretary Ban Ki moon & wife Yoo Soon-Taek at the tree planting ceremony on July 18, 2014.   Rev Jesse Jackson & UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon at the tree planting ceremony on July 18, 2014. ...

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20 years For Hijacker Of U.S. Airline To Cuba

Share Tweet Williams Potts gets 20 years. News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. July 18, 2014: Despite his pleas, a Miami judge yesterday ruled that a U.S. national who surrendered to federal authorities last November after some 30 years on the lam for hijacking a U.S. jetliner to Cuba must serve time in a U.S. jail. William Potts Jr., a self-described ...

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Modern Day Pirates Attack Guyanese Off South American Coast

Share Tweet Guyanese fishermen are a big target for pirates lurking off the South American coast near Suriname. News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. July 17, 2014: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean,’  the movie, seems to be playing out live off the seas of Guyana. Modern day pirates are being blamed as four Guyanese fishermen have disappeared from their boat off the ...

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Turks & Caicos-based Attorney Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering

Share Tweet News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Tues. July 15, 2014: A Canadian-born attorney with a law firm based in the Turks and Caicos is the latest person to plead guilty to conspiring to launder money in the Caribbean, the Justice Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have announced. Patrick Poulin, 41, who worked and resided in Canada as well as ...

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Three Puerto Rico Cops Slapped With Federal Charges

Share Tweet   News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Fri. July 11, 2014: Three Puerto Rico cops are among a group of five charged with robbery, firearms violations, drug conspiracy and civil rights violations for their involvement in a July 2012 robbery in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Jorge Fernandez-Aviles, 48, Fernando Reyes-Rojas, 42, and David Figueroa-Rodríguez, 32, were charged in an ...

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