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News Americas, SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, Tues. April 11, 2017: A bill introduced by a Democratic State Representative in the Prairie State of Illinois has named 18 Caribbean nations as foreign tax havens and if it becomes law, would forbid a company incorporated in any of those nations from submitting a bid or entering into a contract with the state.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. April 13, 2017: A whopping 257 Caribbean nationals are among the criminals making Interpol’s current Wanted Persons list and on the lam this Easter, News Americas Now has found. The majority are from the Dominican Republic – a massive 160. They include several who are wanted for murder and drug trafficking. Among those wanted for murder are Cristian Antonio Dicent Polanco, 39; Jhonnattan Onel Baez Guzman, 28; Daniel Emilio Frias Segura, 57, while Jose Borbon, 47 is wanted for drug trafficking.
MIAMI, FL (April 2, 2017) – The American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) have been raising funds for those with need in Jamaica for 35 years, and the signature Jamaica Charity Gala in Miami continues the tradition in style. Over 250 guests attended the annual Jamaica Charity Gala in Miami, elegantly staged at the Four Seasons Miami on the evening of April 1st.
(Black PR Wire) Harlem, NY -- In the tradition of excellence always associated with Vy Higginsen, The Mama Foundation for the Arts launches The Harlem Gospel Concert Series starring Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir from Harlem at The Dempsey Theater, 127 West 127th Street starting April 15th and continuing the first three Saturdays in May (6th, 13th & 20th).
News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Mar. 31, 2017: The U.S. on Thursday designated a Caribbean national and four others as “Specially Designated Global Terrorists” or SDGTs. The Caribbean SDGT, Shane Dominic Crawford, was born in Trinidad & Tobago and is currently believed to be a foreign terrorist fighter in Syria carrying out terrorist activity on behalf of ISIS, including acting as an English language propagandist for the group.
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