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Tax Lawyers Now Suggesting The Caribbean As Havens From Terror, Too
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By ZAID JILANI/THE INTERCEPT Caribbean nations have long served as tax havens for the world’s economic elite, with many offering so-called economic citizenship where, for large payments, one can simply buy citizenship in their countries. That can save the 1 percent a pretty penny. Overseas tax evasion costs the U.S.

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TORONTO – Police have arrested two Canadian men for allegedly importing approximately 11.6 gallons of liquid cocaine concealed in more than 40 cartons of orange juice. Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers working at the Port of Halifax discovered the about 11.6 gallons of liquid cocaine inside a sea container

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Jay Z's 'Tidal' Launches In Puerto Rico With Yandel Livestream Concert
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                                          Yandel Tidal, the subscription-based music streaming service owned by hip hop artist Shawn Carter a.k.a. Jay Z, has launched in the Puerto Rico market. The entertainment platform provides members

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OP-ED: What Next For Venezuela Now That Maduro Is A Lame Duck?
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By SANTIAGO BARUH and MIGUEL SALAZAR CARACAS — This year’s election cycle in Venezuela has spurred President Nicolás Maduro’s fierce opposition. With a key two-thirds majority in the country’s National Assembly, the Democratic Unity Roundtable (DUM) hopes that its feat will lead to a change in Venezuela’s current domestic and economic policies,

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Family Confirms It Was Missing Canadian Woman's Body Found Friday (UPDATE)
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  BODY RECOVERED: Linnea Veinotte ST. GEORGE’S – The family of missing Canadian university professor Linnea Veinotte has confirmed that the body found on Friday was hers, after Grenadian police said they were awaiting the results of an autopsy for official confirmation. “We are of course devastated at the loss of

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U.S. Offers To Take Over PetroCaribe Oil Program For Venezuela
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  Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes WASHINGTON – If the newly elected Venezuelan National Assembly votes to cancel that country’s program of subsidized oil sales to Caribbean and Central American nations, the United States will not be able to substitute U.S. oil for Venezuelan oil, a senior U.S. official

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Backpacks With 20 Pounds of Cocaine From Jamaica Intercepted by CBP
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Eight bricks of the cocaine were secreted away in two backpacks hidden in hold of an American Airlines flight from Jamaica.  PHILADELPHIA – Nearly 20 pounds of cocaine was seized Saturday evening at Philadelphia International Airport after customs officers made a sweep through an American Airlines arrival from Jamaica. Officers

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Sixteen Cruise Ship Passengers Injured; Two Dead in Bus Crash in BVI
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  DIED IN CRASH: Mary Kettner ROAD TOWN, Tortola – Two cruise ship passengers from the United States died in the crash of an excursion bus, authorities in the British Virgin Islands said. Royal Virgin Islands Police Force spokeswoman Diane Drayton on Wednesday identified the dead as Mary Kettner of

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Canadian Woman Out For A Morning Run With Her Dog Is Kidnapped In Grenada
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RESEARCH SCIENTIST: Linnea Veinotte ST. GEORGE’S – Police in the Caribbean country of Grenada are searching for 36-year-old Linnea Veinotte, who they believe was taken while out for a run Sunday morning. According to a social media post, Veinotte was last seen near her home in the southern tip of

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WHO: HIV Most Likely To Be Transmitted Mother To Child These Days In The Caribbean
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Some 17 countries and territories in the Americas have supplied data indicating that they may have eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, according to a new report by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), unveiled on World AIDS Day Tuesday. Still, an estimated 2,500 children in the

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