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News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. Mar. 20, 2017: A Jamaican immigrant is among 22 immigrants listed as Most Wanted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, (ICE). Fifty-two-year-old Desmond Hugh Chambers, who also goes by the names: Warren Michael Mullings and Gregory Lemuel Green, is wanted for removal from the United States following his conviction for possession with intent to distribute cocaine, second degree rape, first degree sex offense and false imprisonment.
News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Mar. 22, 2017: A list of five Caribbean nations has been sent to the U.S. Congress by Donald Trump with the label: “major illicit drug producing and/or drug-transit countries.” That’s according to the latest International Narcotics Control Strategy Report on Drug and Chemical Control, released recently by the U.S. State Department. Here are the five:
News Americas, LONDON, England, Thurs. Mar. 23, 2017: At least one Caribbean nation has jumped into high gear, checking in on its Diaspora nationals in the UK on the heels of reports of a terror attack in London. Trinidad & Tobago’s Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs said yesterday afternoon it is liaising with its High Commission in London, to ensure that all nationals of Trinidad and Tobago who are in the city are safe and aware of the measures implemented by the Government of the United Kingdom in response to Wednesday’s terror incident.
News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 24, 2017: A Broward County, FL woman has been jailed while a South Florida man has pleaded guilty for roles in the popular Jamaican-based lottery scheme, the US. Department of Justice announced this week. Cassandra Althea Palmer, 33, was sentenced this week by U.S. District Judge Marcia G. Cooke to 24 months in prison and three years of supervised release. The court also scheduled a hearing on May 3, 2017 to determine the amount of restitution that Palmer will pay to the victim.
Fort Lauderdale, FL - Grace Foods, the Caribbean’s premier food brand, is proud to announce its support for history-making Caribbean culinary program “Taste the Islands”. In 2015, the series became the first Jamaican-produced and Jamaican-hosted series on national public television in the US. Entering its second season and underwritten by Grace Foods, “Taste the Islands” will premiere on national lifestyle channel Create® TV and on independent PBS stations around the country beginning this June, in line with Caribbean American Heritage Month. Fans of Caribbean cuisine can find out where to watch locally, as well as discover recipes, see behind the scenes images and more on the show's website, www.tastetheislandstv.com.
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