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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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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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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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Traffic came to a halt Sunday afternoon in New Kingston, as revellers from all walks participated in the annual Bacchanal Road March, despite the scorching midday sun. It appeared nothing would have stopped the thousands of revellers from enjoying themselves, as they danced through the streets in immaculately designed costumes. The socaphiles had their every need tended to as an on-the-spot medical team, travelling janitors and a large number of… Continue
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SHE Caribbean Magazine celebrated in a big way over the weekend opening doors to a host of anniversary events that will be unveiled before the 10th anniversary edition of the magazine is released in time for summer 2010.
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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, April 12, 2010 – CARICOM’s Office of Trade Negotiations (OTN) is reporting positive recognition from Canada that a one-size-fits-all approach cannot work while negotiating with the countries of CARICOM.
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Michelle Obama, on her first solo international trip as first lady, made an unannounced stop in Haiti on Tuesday.
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The United States Defence Secretary is due in Barbados this week to discuss a security programme for the Caribbean proposed by President Obama. Mr Obama announced the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative - aimed at curbing drug trafficking and other trans-border threats - at last year's Summit of the Americas in Port of Spain. Mr Obama's fiscal 2011 budget request includes almost $73 million in military and economic aid for the program,according to a… Continue
Sedene Blake has graced the pages of Vogueand now she comes to SHE Caribbean. Sizzling models, exceptional fashion designers and makeup artistes from around the Caribbean as well as a team from Centric TV, complemented by stunning tropical backdrops, will all form part of SHE Caribbean Magazine’s tenth year anniversary celebrations.
Plans are underway to celebrate SHE’s tenth anniversary in grand style this weekend, starting Friday when a team from…
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BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – St. Kitts and Nevis topped the poll for favorite destination in the Eastern Caribbean (Leeward Islands category and is among 9 other destinations for “Favorite Destination in the Caribbean 2010.
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