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

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

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

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

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

JAMAICA POLITICS: Michael Manley Biography

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

“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

HAITI POLITICS: Rene Preval Biography

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

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

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

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

“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

DOMINICA POLITICS: Lennox Linton Biography

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!

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

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

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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JAMAICA POLITICS: Audrey Marks Sends Best wishes to Trump

JAMAICA POLITICS: Audrey Marks Sends Best wishes to Trump

Jamaica’s Ambassador to US Audrey Marks, extended best wishes to United States President Donald Trump and his Cabinet for a successful tenure in office.

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CUBA POLITICS: Raul Castro to Trump: Respect Country’s Sovereignty

CUBA POLITICS: Raul Castro to Trump: Respect Country’s Sovereignty

Cuban President Raul Castro on Wednesday said Cuba hoped to continue to normalize relations with the United States.

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CUBA POLITICS: USA, Cuba Unite to Fight Terrorism, Drug Trafficking

CUBA POLITICS: USA, Cuba Unite to Fight Terrorism, Drug Trafficking

A brief statement said Rhodes was in Cuba for “official meetings, cultural engagements, and to witness the signing of a U.S.-Cuba Law Enforcement Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).”

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CUBA POLITICS: Raul Castro Meets With Thomas Donohue US Chamber of Commerce President

CUBA POLITICS: Raul Castro Meets With Thomas Donohue US Chamber of Commerce President

A brief government statement said chamber President Thomas Donohue and Cuban President Raul Castro discussed “issues of mutual interest.”

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CUBA POLITICS: Obama Ends Special Immigration Policy For Cubans

CUBA POLITICS: Obama Ends Special Immigration Policy For Cubans

“With this change we will continue to welcome Cubans as we welcome immigrants from other nations, consistent with our laws,” US President Barack Obama said.

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HAITI POLITICS: Guy Philippe Extradited to US For Drug Trafficking

HAITI POLITICS: Guy Philippe Extradited to US For Drug Trafficking

Guy Philippe a Haitian politician was arrested and extradited to United States for alleged drug trafficking and money laundering, authorities said.

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