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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO POLITICS: Darcus Howe Biography

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO POLITICS: Darcus Howe Biography 0

Darcus Howe: ‘My life in Trinidad was miserable. There was growing problem with street gangs.” At 17 he arrived in Southampton. Read Darcus Howe Biography.

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HAITI POLITICS: Haitian Revolution

HAITI POLITICS: Haitian Revolution 0

Slaves initiated 1791 rebellion. By 1803 they succeeded in ending not just slavery but French control over the colony. Haitian Revolution was more complex.

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HAITI POLITICS: Toussaint Louverture Biography & Memoir

HAITI POLITICS: Toussaint Louverture Biography & Memoir 0

Toussaint L’Ouverture, military leader c. 1743–1803 of Haitian independence movement during the French Revolution. Read Toussaint Louverture Biography.

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HAITI POLITICS: UN Security Council Votes to End Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti

HAITI POLITICS: UN Security Council Votes to End Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti 0

Sandra Honore, the UN envoy to Haiti, told the council on Tuesday that “Haiti’s political outlook for 2017 and beyond has significantly improved.”

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BAHAMAS POLITICS: Perry Gladstone Christie Biography

BAHAMAS POLITICS: Perry Gladstone Christie Biography 0

Perry Christie was born August 21, 1943, Nassau, to taxi driver Gladstone L. Christie and Naomi Christie nee Allen. Read Perry Gladstone Christie Biography.

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BAHAMAS POLITICS: May 10, 2017 Bahamians go to Polls

BAHAMAS POLITICS: May 10, 2017 Bahamians go to Polls 0

“In doing so, you will also be deciding who will form the government of The Bahamas for the next five years,” Bahamas Prime Minister Christie said.

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HAITI POLITICS: Political Advances to Address Pressing Challenges: UN Envoy

HAITI POLITICS: Political Advances to Address Pressing Challenges: UN Envoy 0

UN official also urged the Government to assign a ministerial-level focal point for human rights as well as to expedite the transparent and merit-based appointment of the National Ombudsperson.

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CUBA POLITICS: Che Guevara Biography

CUBA POLITICS: Che Guevara Biography 0

Ernesto Guevara de la Serna was born on June 14, 1928, in Rosario, Argentina. Che Guevara was a Cuban revolutionary leader. Read Che Guevara Biography.

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HAITI POLITICS: Senate Approves Jack Guy Lafontant

HAITI POLITICS: Senate Approves Jack Guy Lafontant 0

Jack Guy Lafontant was approved in the Senate by a vote of 20-0, with seven lawmakers abstaining. He still has to be approved by the lower house and its 119 members. A date has not been set for the balloting.

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JAMAICA POLITICS: Michael Manley Biography

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Michael Manley was born Michael Norman Manley on 10 December 1924, Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica. Read Michael Manley Biography.

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CUBA POLITICS: Castro Harshly Blasts Trump’s Mexican Wall, Trade Policy

CUBA POLITICS: Castro Harshly Blasts Trump’s Mexican Wall, Trade Policy 0

“You can’t contain poverty, catastrophes and migrants with walls, but with cooperation, understanding and peace,” Cuban President Raul Castro said.

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HAITI POLITICS: Rene Preval Biography

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René García Préval was born 17 January 1943. 1996 and 2001 he was Haiti President and 2006 elected for second term of 5 years. Read Rene Preval Biography.

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HAITI POLITICS: Rene Preval Passes Away

HAITI POLITICS: Rene Preval Passes Away 0

President Jovenel Moise described Preval as a “dignified son of Haiti,” in a statement on Twitter. The United States extended condolences, saying Preval had “shepherded his country through tragic times and good times.”

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HONDURAS POLITICS: Berta Caceres Assassination Takes Center Stage

HONDURAS POLITICS: Berta Caceres Assassination Takes Center Stage 0

Speaking to demonstrators, Caceres’ daughter, also called Berta, said her mother’s death had been an inestimable loss for all the people of Honduras.

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CUBA POLITICS: Oswaldo Payá Ceremony Takes Center Stage

CUBA POLITICS: Oswaldo Payá Ceremony Takes Center Stage 0

A ceremony to honor the late Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payá carried on despite that island officials denied a visa to Secretary of the Organization of American States Luis Almagro and important Chilean and Mexican politicians.

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BARBADOS POLITICS: New Changes For March Against Gender-Based Violence

BARBADOS POLITICS: New Changes For March Against Gender-Based Violence 0

“We agreed we had to push up our march from 1 p.m. to 3.30 p.m,” Director of Life In Leggings Caribbean Alliance Against Gender-based Violence Ronelle King.

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DOMINICA POLITICS: Lennox Linton Biography

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Marigot Government School, Dominica Grammar School and trained broadcaster at the University of Texas Austin. Read Lennox Linton Biography.

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DOMINICA POLITICS: Linton to Roosevelt Skerrit: Resign!

DOMINICA POLITICS: Linton to Roosevelt Skerrit: Resign! 0

Dominica’s Opposition leader Lennox Linton has repeated his call for the resignation of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and called on President Chares Savarin to name a new person to the post.

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CUBA POLITICS: 117 Cuban Migrants Deported Since New U.S. Policy

CUBA POLITICS: 117 Cuban Migrants Deported Since New U.S. Policy 0

Former U.S. President Barack Obama repealed the special immigration policy for Cubans days before turning the White House over to Donald Trump.

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HAITI POLITICS: Jovenel Moïse Biography And Autobiography: Bio

HAITI POLITICS: Jovenel Moïse Biography And Autobiography: Bio 0

Jovenel Moïse was born on 26 June 1968 in the Trou du Nord (North-East department) of a modest family. Read Jovenel Moïse Biography And Autobiography: Bio.

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