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Despite rampant opposition, including criticism from President Barack Obama, last Friday Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed the toughest immigration law in the United States. The bill gives Arizona police full right to arrest illegal immigrants in Arizona – a state with over 450,000 illegal immigrants, mostly from neighboring Mexico.
The new law has created large demonstration in Arizona, prior to, during and since its signing. Protestors see the…
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Lausanne, Switzerland - World Athlete of the Year Usain Bolt, and another four IAAF Diamond League Ambassadors have been announced by the organisers of Athletissima for the meeting which will take place in Lausanne’s Pontaise stadium on 8 July.
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Miami – After three months of fundraising efforts in response to the tragic earthquake in Haiti this past January, Miami Dade College (MDC) officials recently presented a check for nearly $42,000 to World Vision’s Operation Hope for Haiti (OHH). The funds were raised through combined efforts of the College’s students, faculty and staff, that began immediately following the Jan. 12 disaster.
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St. Joseph Academy Catholic High School students. COCONUT CREEK - Students and faculty from St. Joseph Academy Catholic High School in Jacksonville, Fla., traveled to Jamaica last month on a house building trip with the international relief and development organization Food For The Poor. “Our mission is not for the people overseas-our mission is for the people in America,” said Robin Mahfood, CEO/President of Food For…Continue
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A group of 250 men, women and children arrived on Mexican shores over the weekend from earthquake-torn Haiti, bringing to 324 the total of Haitian citizens who have relocated to Mexico since the Jan. 12 disaster. Sunday's arrivals from Port-au-Prince traveled to the port of Veracruz on the Gulf of Mexico after five days at sea aboard the Mexican naval ship "Usumacinta."
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Defending NCAA Indoor and Outdoor champion in both long and triple jumps, Jamaican Kimberly Williams of Florida State University dominated the competition in the triple jump last weekend at the Tyson Invitational indoor meet producing the third farthest jump in college history.
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It’s been 40 years since the first Earth Day and now more than ever, the challenges we face confirm that there is a greater need for the preservation of our environment.
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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, April 21, 2010 — With around 3 000 UK-bound tourists stranded in Barbados, Ministry of Tourism officials will be doing all that they can to ensure that the island’s only international airport does not become a camping ground for those waiting to get home.
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BASSETERRE, St Kitts and Nevis, April 21, 2010 – The federal government of St Kitts and Nevis is still on track to implement a value added tax (VAT) system by November this year, according to the post-cabinet briefing issued by the state to regional media this morning.
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NEW YORK, United States - The world’s largest private commercial weather forecaster has upped the storm potential for this year’s hurricane season, predicting 16 named storms instead of the 13 forecasted by hurricane experts at Colorado State University.
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In a release issued yesterday, April 20, Rampersad said women’s issues as part of mainstream politics seemed to have come into their own in this election, and could very well be the deciding factor in who wins and who loses.PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago – Political parties contesting Trinidad’s May 24 elections have been urged to incorporate the Women’s Mandate for Action into their manifestos.
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More than eight million Cubans will choose their local government representatives when the partial elections actually take place on April 25.HAVANA, Cuba, April 19 – Radio amateurs, pigeon breeders, workers from the telephone system and Radiocuba, played a critical role yesterday, April 18, in Cuba’s municipal elections test that included mountainous areas and distant rural communities.
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(Photo: destination360.com)ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, April 19, 2010 – The New York-based Grenada Diaspora Organization (GDO) wants to raise funds for their homeland through issuing a government-backed security.
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The World Bank report notes that in the coming years, demand for nurses in the English-speaking Caribbean will increase due to the health needs of the aging population.KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 16, 2010 - The shortage of nurses throughout the Caribbean has reached chronic proportions, in a region already struggling with an ailing health care system.
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One-to-watch: Eighteen-year-old Enella Brice is doing big things abroad. A young St Lucian student attending college in the United States is among the winners in an Aéropostale Real Teens 2010 contest. Ms Enella Brice is an 18 year old, former student of the Vieux-Fort Comprehensive Secondary School and is currently enrolled in a nursing programme at Mount Aloysious College in Cresson, Pennsylvania.
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At 23 years old, one of the newest rising artist Richard ‘Richie Loop’ Webb, has begun to make his audience sit up and take notice as he makes strides toward solidifying his name in the music history. With a budding catalogue, the singer, songwriter and producer, who already has three singles in rotation on radio within the Caribbean and abroad.
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