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Brazil fines Facebook 1.6 mln USD for improper sharing of user data

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 2, 2019: Brazil’s Ministry of Justice has imposed a fine of 6.6 million reals (about 1.6 million U.S. dollars) on U.S. tech giant Facebook for improper sharing of data belonging to Brazilian users. The ministry said there was evidence showing Facebook had conducted “abusive” practice on the data of nearly 443,000 Brazilian users. ...

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Case Of Guyanese Roots Jewish Stabbing Suspect For Grand Jury Today

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Fri. Jan. 2, 2020: The case of the Guyanese roots man accused of using a machete to stab five Orthodox Jews at a rabbi’s Hanukkah party in Monsey, New York, is set to be presented to a grand jury today by The Rockland County District Attorney’s Office. The news comes as Grafton Thomas’ Guyana-born immigrant ...

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Caribbean Roots Britons Knighted By The Queen

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Tues. Dec. 31, 2019: Several Caribbean roots Britons have been knighted by the Queen as part of her 2020 New Year’s honors. Among them are film directors Sam Mendes and Steve McQueen as well as singer and songwriter Billy Ocean, chef Ainsley Harriott, composer Errollyn Wallen, actor Rudolph Malcolm Walker and Dame Floella Benjamin. Mendes, ...

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Over 1,800 Murdered In Two Caribbean Nations

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Mon. Dec. 30, 2019: Over 1,800 persons have been murdered in just two Caribbean nations as of the 29th day of 2019, News Americas has found. The two nations are Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, which continues to lead the region’s murder rate. In Jamaica, the murder rate is at 1,303 with the latest being ...

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A Peek Inside The Caribbean Villa Where Boris Johnson Will Ring In The New Year With His Beau

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Fri. Dec. 27, 2019: Newly reelected UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, is set to ring in the New Year with his girlfriend, environmental campaigner Carrie Symonds, in the Caribbean island of Mustique after stopping over in St. Lucia Thursday. The week-long holiday is set to cost some 37,000 pounds which includes 2 first class flights ...

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Implementation – A Christmas Message For The Caribbean?

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Dec. 24, 2019: Taken at face value, the outcome of Britain’s December 12 general election could not have been clearer. The substantial parliamentary majority obtained by the country’s Conservative Party guarantees that the UK will leave the European Union in January and seek to negotiate a new trade and regulatory relationship by ...

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Penny Stocks To Watch: What You Should Know

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Dec. 23, 2019: Penny stocks are those that are valued at less than one dollar, and to make money with them you have to know what you’re doing beforehand. They are not a great way to get rich quick, however, people have been known to get rich with them anyway. If you’re curious about ...

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Forced Religious Conversion Becomes an International Human Rights Problem

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 20, 2019: On 19 November, the Italian Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) and the Belgien Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) hosted a seminar on human rights entitled “Intolerance and Discrimination Against New Religious Movements: An International Problem” in Seoul, South Korea. The seminar was devoted to the protection of the rights of religious ...

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Forced Religious Conversion Becomes an International Human Rights Problem

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 20, 2019: On 19 November, the Italian Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) and the Belgien Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) hosted a seminar on human rights entitled “Intolerance and Discrimination Against New Religious Movements: An International Problem” in Seoul, South Korea. The seminar was devoted to the protection of the rights of religious ...

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This Caribbean Mom Hopes Again For Christmas Miracle

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., FRI. Dec. 20, 2019: It’s almost Christmas, a time for many Christians to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of God. But for one Caribbean mother, it’s a time to mourn again after years of trying to find her twin babies that were stolen from her 14 years ago. Guyanese Keoma Hymer claim ...

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