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March Against Violence Over Brooklyn Bridge For Saturday

A Facebook page, titled Justice for Kimani Gray, has been set up. News Americas, Brooklyn, NY, Fri. Mar. 22, 2013: Amidst calls for a an independent probe into the police shooting death of Caribbean American teen, Kimani Gray, a group of youth are set to march over the Brooklyn Bridge in New York to demand an end to violence. More ...

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Mexican Wanted For Murder Iced

News Americas, RALEIGH, N.C., Fri. Mar. 22, 2013: A Mexican man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend in Mexico City in June 2010 was deported Monday by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement department. US ICE turned Salvador Vera-Olmeda, 34, over to the Procuradoria General de Justicia de Distrito Federal, (PGJ-DF), for prosecution there. Team officers arrested Vera on Feb. ...

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MasterCard offers attractive discount at Puerto Rican international food festival, Saborea

San Juan, Puerto Rico – For the sixth consecutive year, MasterCard and the Priceless Puerto Rico program have joined the biggest culinary festival of the Caribbean, Saborea Puerto Rico: A Culinary Extravaganza, as the exclusive card of the event. As part of this union, MasterCard’s debit and credit cardholders will receive a discount of $15.00 on the purchase of admission ...

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Caribbean Advertising Agencies Take District AAF ADDY Honors

CaribPR Wire, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, WI, Thurs. Mar. 21, 2013: The American Advertising Federation, (AAF), has announced the prestigious 2013 District ADDY Winners. 26 entries from the Caribbean Advertising Federation, (CAF), have earned the right to compete as National Finalists in the National ADDY Competition. The ADDY Awards are sponsored by AAF and is the advertising industry’s most comprehensive and prestigious ...

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Bahamas-Based Broker Among Several Charged By SEC

News Americas, Washington, D.C., Mon. Mar. 18, 2013: A Bahamas-based broker-dealer is among several recently slapped with charges by The Securities and Exchange Commission. The Securities and Exchange Commission on March 15th charged the Bahamas-based broker-dealer, a group of Canadian stock promoters, two San Diego attorneys, , and other participants in an international “pump-and-dump” scheme involving two publicly traded U.S. ...

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Caribbean Institute Slams NYC Mayor

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Mar. 19, 2013: A Caribbean, New York-based Institute is slamming the city’s mayor for saying the two police officers were justified to shoot 16-year-old Caribbean American teen Kimani Gray because he “had a gun.” The Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy, (CGID), called the comments by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg “impetuous.” Bloomberg on March ...

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JSCP Launches New Brand and Website

TORONTO, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — With a strong emphasis on client-focused values and a high-performance team, J. S. Cheng & Partners Inc. has rebranded itself to JSCP, Actuaries Who Care™. The new brand and attractive, effective web site (www.jscp.com) provide a mobile-savvy environment that highlights the firm’s extensive actuarial skills, services and experience. The site brings a new level ...

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Brooklyn DA Urged To Investigate Police Killing Of Caribbean-American Teen

Murdered 16-year-old Caribbean American teen, Kimani “Kiki” Gray. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 15, 2013: Even as former Mayor David Dinkins was praising Brooklyn District Attorney Charles “Joe” Hynes at his re-election fundraiser earlier this week, a Caribbean American organization was calling for his office to investigate the shooting to death by two New York City Police officers ...

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Stop And Frisks In NYC Reach 5 Million Mark

The Rev. Al Sharpton, center, walks with demonstrators during a silent march to end the “stop-and-frisk” program in New York last June. (AP Photo) News Americas Now, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 15, 2013: Stop and frisks by New York City Police officers of mostly black and Latino New Yorkers reached a whopping five million on Thursday, March 14th, the ...

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OAS Secretary General Welcomes New Pope

Pope Francis News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Mar. 13, 2013: The Secretary General of the Organization of American States, José Miguel Insulza, was among many on Wednesday, who welcomed the appointment of the new head of the Catholic Church and the first Pope from the Americas. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a national of Argentina, was elected pope on March 13th. ...

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