Monthly Archives: February 2009

Caribbean Week returns to the Big Apple in June

  Caribbean Week returns to the Big Apple in June NEW YORK, USA: Tri-state area residents will have the Caribbean closer to home this spring when Caribbean Week in New York 2009 returns to the Big Apple from June 8-12, … Continue reading

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Botswana diamond firm shuts mines

  Botswana diamond firm shuts mines Debswana will initially close four mines Debswana, a diamond producing firm jointly owned by Botswana’s government and De Beers, will close two mines for the rest of the year as demand falls. Debswana’s four … Continue reading

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Caribbean Music Festival to honour Bob Marley

  Caribbean Music Festival to honour Bob Marley MIAMI, USA (JIS): The 16th annual Caribbean Music Festival honouring the life and philosophy of the late legendary reggae star, Robert Nesta Marley, will be held on Saturday, February 28, at the … Continue reading

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Traumatizing Children, to Keep Us ‘Safe’

  Traumatizing Children, to Keep Us ‘Safe’ By The Editorial Board Life in the United States in the age of state and local immigration enforcement run amok: Here is a video from a recent immigrant-suppression sweep by Sheriff Joe Arpaio … Continue reading

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Storm-ravaged Haiti blocks U.S. deportations while it rebuild

  Storm-ravaged Haiti blocks U.S. deportations while it rebuilds Country tells U.S. that it can’t handle return of its citizens By Luis F. Perez and Georgia East | South Florida Sun-Sentinel Haiti is saying "No" to the United States. The … Continue reading

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Obama Says He Is “Very Committed” To Immigration Reform, Will Start Working On It Soon

  Obama Says He Is “Very Committed” To Immigration Reform, Will Start Working On It Soon By Diego Graglia, FI2W web editor Obama on the line. (Photo: White House) Between signing the stimulus bill into law and traveling to Canada, … Continue reading

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New gay immigration bill introduced

  New gay immigration bill introduced by Jen Colletta Last week, lawmakers from both houses of Congress resurrected a bill that would provide for more equitable treatment of binational LGBT couples.The Uniting American Families Act would, among other stipulations, allow … Continue reading

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