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gina millerGuyana-born Gina Miller addressing the media after The British High Court ruling Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. 

News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. Jan. 25, 2017:Britain’s highest court says the country’s parliament indeed needs to vote on Brexit, agreeing with Guyanese-born Briton Gina Miller, who first brought the case against the UK government. Judges from the highest court in the land on Tuesday decided by eight to three that MPs must approve a decision as significant as leaving the EU, prompting Brexit secretary David Davis to say that tightly drafted legislation would be published within days.

Necker Island AerialNews Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Jan. 25, 2017: Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle are now vacationing on the private island of billionaire Sir Richard Branson in the BVI. Reports indicate the Obamas are on Necker Island after being whisked there from California on Sir Richard’s private jet.

JFK coke pattiesNews Americas, QUEENS, NY, Fri. Jan. 20, 2017: A Jamaican woman is now facing federal narcotics smuggling charge after arriving in New York City from her native country with a box of Jamaican beef patties filled with cocaine. U.S. Customs officers’ at the J.F.K. Airport busted Chantal Alecia Bedward’s with a box of Tastee’s Jamaican beef patties that included cocaine, authorities said Thursday.

passports power caribbeanNews Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 20, 2017: A lot has been said recently about the Citizenship and Investment Programs run by five Caribbean countries that allows non-nationals to invest as little as US 150,000 and secure passports there. But what power do these Caribbean passports hold? Here are the most “powerful” Caribbean passports ranked by their total visa-free score according to the latest Global Passport Index. Visa-free score represents the number of countries a passport holder can visit visa-free or with visa on arrival.

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