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Trinidad MP arrested; US seeks extradition

jack warner44PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Following his indictment in the US on eight counts of racketeering, fraud and money laundering, Trinidad member of parliament Jack Warner, former regional vice president of FIFA, was arrested and taken into custody on Wednesday afternoon and brought before the chief magistrate where the charges were read to him and he was granted bail in the sum of $2,500,000 (US$395,000) with conditions. Under the treaty between the United States and Trinidad and Tobago, the US now has 60 days to produce a formal request for Warner’s extradition.


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Guyana's new president defends size of cabinet and renaming of ministries

David-Granger-14GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) - President David Granger has dismissed claims that the new APNU/AFC coalition government in Guyana is a “large government,” and pointed out that there are fewer ministries than those under the previous administration.


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Chief magistrate denies bail to accused sex ring trio

DENIED.-2The police officer and two other people who were charged in connection with the prostitution and extortion ring involving an underaged girl, have been denied bail.


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BREAKING: Jack Warner among indicted FIFA executives

jack-warner-2ZURICH, May 27 2015 – Swiss authorities began an extraordinary early-morning operation here Wednesday to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on federal corruption charges.


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Cuba visit would be great pleasure for Obama, says White House


josh earnest-2WASHINGTON, USA (ACN) - A visit to Cuba would give President Barack Obama, and especially Havana, great pleasure, White House spokesman, Josh Earnest, stated at a press conference in Washington.

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