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Accused U.S. Drug Kingpin Arrested In Guatemala

News Americas, Guatemala City, Guatemala, Thurs. April 28, 2011: A 71-year-old Guatemalan national, named as a drug kingpin by U.S. authorities, has been nabbed in his native country. Guatemalan police said Wednesday they arrested Waldemar Lorenzana Lima for his alleged links to Mexico’s powerful Sinaloa drug cartel. Lorenzana is accused of working with the Sinaloa gang to smuggle cocaine from ...

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Suspected Submarine Drug Smuggler Detained

News Americas, BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Thurs. April 28, 2011: A Colombian man suspected of coming up with a scheme to use submarines to smuggle drugs to the United States has been nabbed. Colombia-born Ignacio Alvarez Meyendorff was arrested in Argentina and is suspected of working for the once-powerful Colombian Norte del Valle drug cartel. Argentina Deputy Security Minister Miguel Robles ...

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Body Count Climbs In Mexico City Of Durango

News Americas, MEXICO CITY, Mexico, Thurs. April 28, 2011: Police in Mexico say the number of dead bodies uncovered in mass graves in the city of Durango continues to climb. The total now stands at 96, with 21 more bodies recently found and more expected. To date, 79 sets of remains have been exhumed from this site, and a further ...

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Suspected Mexican Murderer Extradited

News Americas, Albuquerque, NM, Thurs. April 28, 2011: A Mexican man who was wanted in New Mexico for the alleged murder of a woman and her child has been brought back to the U.S. to face charges. Deputy United States Marshals this week returned from Mexico City with Jesus Joaquin Arredondo-Soto. Arredondo-Soto is wanted for his alleged involvement in killing ...

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Bird Forces Caribbean Airlines To Turn Around

News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thurs. April 28, 2011: A bird in Guyana forced the a Trinidad-bound Caribbean Airlines flight to return to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, officials said. Guyana Transport Minister Robeson Benn says a bird struck and seriously damaged one of the engines of Flight 662 shortly after it took off for Port-of-Spain on Tuesday. The pilot of ...

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Cuba’s Challenging New Economic Model

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. April 27, 2011: For much of the last week, the world’s media focused on the outcome of Cuba’s Sixth Communist Party Congress which took place in Havana from April 16 to 19. Most of their coverage focused on the time limits that will now be placed on the leadership’s period in office, ...

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Venezuela’s Chavez Proposes Talks Between Libyan Rebels, Govt.

News Americas, Caracas, Venezuela, Weds. April 27, 2011: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says talks between Libyan rebels and the Muammar Gaddafi government could help resolve the current crisis there. Chavez said Tuesday that a delegation of Libyan officials is in Venezuela to seek ways to end the conflict in their nation and he is hoping to garner support for a ...

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Antigua May Take U.S. Back To Trade Organization

News Americas, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Weds. April 27, 2011: Antigua & Barbuda, considered a David in its win over the Mighty U.S. at the World Trade Organization, insists it may haul the United States back in front the body. Harold Lovell, the country’s Minister for Finance and the Economy, says the two may be heading back before the WTO after ...

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Caribbean Artisan Opportunity for the Global Marketplace

CaribPR Wire, Bridgetown, Barbados, Tues. April 26, 2011: Artisans have been invited to exhibit their products at the region’s foremost trade show, Design Caribbean, offering unique access to important regional and international buyers, in addition to massive market opportunities presented in Dominican Republic with a population of 10 million people. Artisan Sign-up Details Over the past month we have had ...

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Caribbean Artisan Opportunity for the Global Marketplace

CaribPR Wire, Bridgetown, Barbados, Tues. April 26, 2011: Artisans have been invited to exhibit their products at the region’s foremost trade show, Design Caribbean, offering unique access to important regional and international buyers, in addition to massive market opportunities presented in Dominican Republic with a population of 10 million people. Artisan Sign-up Details Over the past month we have had ...

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