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CARICOM National Indicted For Illegally Reentering The US

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020: A twice-deported CARICOM national with 3 prior felony convictions has been indicted for illegally re-entering the US. Belize national Akeem Garnett, 37, a.k.a. “Akeen Dean Garnett” and “Emerson Edmund Hewitt,” whose most recent residence was in Beverly Hills, was named in a one-count federal grand jury indictment that alleges he illegally ...

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Twitter Suspends Several Venezuelan Government Accounts

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020: Twitter has suspended more than a dozen accounts associated with Venezuela’s government and military, including the OPEC nation’s oil ministry and the armed forces’ operational command. Venezuelan officials criticized the move shortly after the accounts were first suspended on Tuesday, without explanation or any announcement from Twitter. The social media giant ...

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Twitter Suspends Several Venezuelan Government Accounts

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020: Twitter has suspended more than a dozen accounts associated with Venezuela’s government and military, including the OPEC nation’s oil ministry and the armed forces’ operational command. Venezuelan officials criticized the move shortly after the accounts were first suspended on Tuesday, without explanation or any announcement from Twitter. The social media giant ...

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5.2 Quake Rattles Three Caribbean Islands

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020: Three Caribbean islands were on Wednesday shaken today by a 5.2 magnitude earthquake. According to the UWI Seismic Unit, the quake was felt in Roseau, Dominica, Fort-de-France, Martinique and Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The latest quake comes on the heels of the deadly 6.4 ...

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5.2 Quake Rattles Three Caribbean Islands

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020: Three Caribbean islands were on Wednesday shaken today by a 5.2 magnitude earthquake. According to the UWI Seismic Unit, the quake was felt in Roseau, Dominica, Fort-de-France, Martinique and Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The latest quake comes on the heels of the deadly 6.4 ...

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5.2 Quake Rattles Three Caribbean Islands

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020: Three Caribbean islands were on Wednesday shaken today by a 5.2 magnitude earthquake. According to the UWI Seismic Unit, the quake was felt in Roseau, Dominica, Fort-de-France, Martinique and Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The latest quake comes on the heels of the deadly 6.4 ...

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Caribbean Film Hero To Open LA’s 28th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival

News Americas, Weds. January 8, 2020 (Toronto, ON) – CaribbeanTales Media Group, California Pictures and Imagine Media International announce the screening of their feature film HERO: Inspired by The Extraordinary Life and Times of Ulric Cross directed by Canadian-Caribbean filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon at the Opening Night of the Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF) on Tuesday February 11 th, 2020 at the Directors ...

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Caribbean Film Hero To Open LA’s 28th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival

News Americas, Weds. January 8, 2020 (Toronto, ON) – CaribbeanTales Media Group, California Pictures and Imagine Media International announce the screening of their feature film HERO: Inspired by The Extraordinary Life and Times of Ulric Cross directed by Canadian-Caribbean filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon at the Opening Night of the Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF) on Tuesday February 11 th, 2020 at the Directors ...

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Over 6 Dozen Tremors Rattle Puerto Rico After Massive 6.4 Quake

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Weds. Jan. 8, 2020: Over 6 dozen smaller tremors occurred in Puerto Rico Tuesday on the heels of the 6.4 quake that caused significant damage and triggered a power outage across the island. A man carries a St. Jude statue from the Inmaculada Concepcion church ruins that was built in 1841 and collapsed after an ...

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Caribbean Roots ‘Ugly Betty’ Creator Dead At 45

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Weds. Jan. 8, 2020: Caribbean roots ‘Ugly Betty’ creator, Silvio Horta, has been found dead from an apparent suicide. He was 45. The Cuban American creator of the popular ABC series was reportedly found dead in a Miami motel room on Tuesday in an apparent suicide. Variety magazine quoted sources as saying that Horta died ...

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