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Recent earthquakes in the Caribbean stirs discussion

Earthquakes that occurred in the Caribbean today March 01, 2014

In the past two weeks there have been numerous earthquakes near the Caribbean and Central America region with at least two of those quakes above 5.0 magnitude

On Tuesday February 18, a strong 6.5-magnitude quake occurred about 100 miles north-northeast of Bridgetown, Barbados and on Friday February 21, a 5.1-magnitude seismic event occurred near Sanare, Venezuela.

New York to auction world's most famous stamp

1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta

Three times in its long history, the 1-cent postage stamp from a 19th century British colony in South America has broken the auction record for a single stamp. Now, it's poised to become the world's most valuable stamp again.

FBI Pilots New Reward Program Aimed at Deterring Laser Strikes

Shining a laser into the cockpit of an aircraft

Washington, D.C. FBI National Press Office February 11, 2014: The FBI today announced a new regional reward program to deter people from pointing lasers at aircraft.

Guyana identified as link in international Mafia cocaine ring

Cocaine Ring

U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of New York - Brooklyn - February 11, 2014: A 15 count indictment was unsealed this morning in federal court in the Eastern District of New York charging seven defendants with narcotics trafficking, money laundering, and firearms offenses based, in part, on their participation in a transnational heroin and cocaine trafficking conspiracy involving the ‘Ndrangheta, one of Italy’s most powerful organized crime syndicates. The defendants—‘Ndrangheta member Raffaele Valente, also known as “Lello”; Gambino associate Franco Lupoi; Bonanno associate Charles Centaro, also known as “Charlie Pepsi”; Dominic Ali; Alexander Chan; Christos Fasarakis; and Jose Alfredo Garcia, also known as “Freddy”—were arrested earlier today. In a coordinated operation, Italian law enforcement authorities arrested 17 members and associates of the ‘Ndrangheta in Calabria, Italy, who were involved in the narcotics trafficking conspiracy, among other crimes.

BREAKING NEWS! United States Embassy Georgetown, Guyana Security Message for U.S. Citizens in Guyana

United States Embassy Georgetown, Guyana

Embassy Of The United States, Georgetown, Guyana: The Embassy has received unconfirmed threat information relating to Caribbean Airlines flights destined for the United States departing on Monday, February 10, 2014. 

Former QC student loses all in house fire in West Virginia, USA

Walt and Nancy Knupp

Two of Guyana Graphic’s followers Walt and Nancy Knupp lost their home, entire possessions and most of their pets to a fire in West Virginia, USA. Nancy was severely burned in the blaze and is in hospital fighting for her life, Walt was treated and released.

Guyanese born Queens Foundry Owner Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Orchestrating $11 Million Scheme to Sell Fake Jasper Johns Sculpture

Brian Ramnarine owner of  Empire Bronze Art Foundry in Long Island City

U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of New York - January 28, 2014 - Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Brian Ramnarine pled guilty yesterday to fraud charges arising from his attempt to sell a bronze sculpture that he falsely represented to be a genuine work of art by Jasper Johns, as well as his sales of bronze sculptures that he falsely represented to be the work of two other artists, Robert Indiana and Saint Clair Cemin. Ramnarine pled guilty yesterday before U.S. District Court Judge John G. Koeltl on the fifth day of a jury trial.

Guyanese in Ghana jailed for 20 years in Cocaine Heist

The accused in handcuffs

A Ghanaian and his Guyanese accomplice have been handed prison terms of 15 and 20 years respectively for importing cocaine into Ghana.

The High Court in Accra which convicted Seth Grant, the Ghanaian and Miller Ronald O’Neil, his Guyanese accomplice and Captain of the Guyanese ship Atiyah, George-Town, aboard which the narcotic was seized, handed the sentences on the guilty pleas of the convicts.

Knoxville couple asking help to adopt a child from Guyana

Knoxville couple asking help to adopt a child from Guyana

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A Knoxville couple is in the process of adopting a child from the South American country of Guyana.

They expected the process to take several years, but suddenly it sped up.

Five (including four Guyanese) plead guilty after cocaine ship is seized in Ghana waters

Four citizens of Guyana and one Ghanaian pleaded guilty on Friday to charges related to the seizure of a ship carrying tens of millions of dollars' worth of cocaine, a senior legal official said.

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