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University of Buffalo team to assist Jamaica’s health system

Share Tweet News Americas Now, New York, NY, Friday, June 19, 2014- A team led by the University of Buffalo is collaborating with Jamaica on the development of programs for study in and treatment of HIV and hepatitis C. The University of Buffalo team is led by Charles L. Anderson, MD, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Gene D. ...

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US Veep Launches Caribbean Energy Security Initiative

Share Tweet News Americas Now, New York, NY, June 24, 2014- United States Vice President Joe Biden recently announced the launch of the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative. The initiative consists of a portfolio of activities designed with the objective of supporting the Caribbean on energy. The Caribbean Energy Security Initiative includes (i) increasing access to finance, good governance and diversification, ...

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US Veep Launches Caribbean Energy Security Initiative

Share Tweet News Americas Now, New York, NY, June 24, 2014- United States Vice President Joe Biden recently announced the launch of the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative. The initiative consists of a portfolio of activities designed with the objective of supporting the Caribbean on energy. The Caribbean Energy Security Initiative includes (i) increasing access to finance, good governance and diversification, ...

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Haitian-American Injured in US World Cup Opener

Share Tweet NEWS AMERICAS, RIO, BRAZIL, Tues. June 17, 2014: Haitian-American forward Jozy Altidore, the youngest of four children of Haitian parents, suffered a strained hamstring injury during the US’s World Cup game against Ghana. The US, leading 1-0 at the time, went on to win the game 2-1 in exciting fashion. The 24 year old Altidore has played for the ...

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Footballer With Martinique Roots Help Belgium To Win

Share Tweet News Americas, RIO, BRAZIL, Weds. June 18, 2014: Axel Witsel, the son of Martinique-born footballer, Thiery Witsel, made Belgium proud Tuesday as he helped the team to a 2-1 win over Algeria in the Group H match-up of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Axel Witsel during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June, 2014.w Axel, a defensive ...

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Sanctions, self-interest and the Caribbean

Share Tweet The View from Europe By David Jessop Sanctions and large fines are becoming the weapon of choice for the United States and others as they seek ways to stop nations facilitating trade or financial transfers that touch countries they are engaged in a political dispute with. The issue is becoming more acute as huge fines and restrictions placed ...

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Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Enters Belize

Share Tweet MADISON, N.J. and AMBERGRIS CAYE, Belize, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced its luxury real estate services are now available in Belize with the opening of Belize Sotheby’s International Realty, owned and operated by McCann & Fisher Ltd. The firm, which is managed by Shane and Brittany McCann, serves the luxury residential real ...

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Accused Child Killer Arrested

Share Tweet Accused murderer Daniel St. Hubert. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) News Americas, BROOKLYN, NY, Fri. June 6, 3014: Daniel St. Hubert , the 27-year-old, man accused of stabbing two small children in a Brooklyn housing project elevator leaving one dead and one critical, has been nabbed by police. St. Hubert, center, was escorted by NYPD detectives yesterday Thursday June 5, ...

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Former Guyana Broadcaster Roger Moore Passes On

Share Tweet Former Guyana broadcaster Roger Moore. News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. June 6, 2014: Guyana-born broadcaster, Roger Moore, is dead. According to his cousin, Alesis David-Thomas’ posting on Facebook, Moore passed away at 1:53 today, June 6, 2014. He “died peacefully at home surrounded by his mother, brother, sisters, brother-in-law, sister-in-law niece and friend,” David-Thomas said. Moore had been ...

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