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CANADA POLITICS: Jason Kenney Biography

CANADA POLITICS: Jason Kenney Biography

I decided to devote my life to public service. I was driven by a passion to renew Canada’s promise as a land of opportunity. Read Jason Kenney Biography.

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CANADA POLITICS: Jason Kenney Takes Center Stage

CANADA POLITICS: Jason Kenney Takes Center Stage

“Today we are sending a message to NDP. You will be facing a strong, united opposition.” Jason Kenney said after his victory in the Calgary.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Launches Twitter Tirade, Calls Shorten Liar

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Launches Twitter Tirade, Calls Shorten Liar

Malcolm Turnbull ‘pulled a Donald Trump’ on Sunday, launching a Twitter tirade after a media report claimed the government will scrap welfare payments in the May Budget.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Government Pressures Labor to Pass Childcare Subsidies Bill

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Government Pressures Labor to Pass Childcare Subsidies Bill

The changes to the childcare system appear likely to be blocked in Senate, because key crossbenchers are concerned they come at the expense of other cuts.

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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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CANADA POLITICS: Mexican Migrants Moving to Canada Because of Trump

CANADA POLITICS: Mexican Migrants Moving to Canada Because of Trump

Dozens of Mexicans deported during U.S President Donald Trump’s first days in office said they would soon try to head north again – but this time to Canada.

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CANADA POLITICS: Michel Coulombe to Retire As CSIS Head

CANADA POLITICS: Michel Coulombe to Retire As CSIS Head

Michel Coulombe said after 30 years with Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) it was time “to move on to the next stage of my life with my family.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop to China: ‘Embrace Democracy’

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop to China: ‘Embrace Democracy’

“It is the pre-eminent global strategic power in Asia and the world by some margin,” Ms Bishop told the International Institute of Strategic Studies.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Party, One Nation Look for Answers After State Poll Flop

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Party, One Nation Look for Answers After State Poll Flop

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and maverick nationalist politician Pauline Hanson faced questions about their leadership on Monday.

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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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CANADA POLITICS: Most Border-Crossing Asylum Seekers Were in U.S. Legally

CANADA POLITICS: Most Border-Crossing Asylum Seekers Were in U.S. Legally

Several hundred asylum seekers, mainly from Africa but also the Middle East, have entered Canada. The refugees and migrant agencies blame the exodus on moves by U.S. President Donald Trump to clamp down on immigration.

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CANADA POLITICS: Canada Steps Up Campaign Against U.S. Border Tax

CANADA POLITICS: Canada Steps Up Campaign Against U.S. Border Tax

Canada stepped up its campaign against a possible move by Washington to impose border tariffs, telling the new U.S. commerce chief that such a move would hurt both countries.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘We Are Facing Energy Crisis’: Turnbull Warns

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘We Are Facing Energy Crisis’: Turnbull Warns

Turnbull criticised state governments for hampering onshore gas exploration. “We are facing an energy crisis in Australia because of restrictions on gas.”

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CANADA POLITICS: Canada Mulls Surge in Asylum-Seekers From U.S.

CANADA POLITICS: Canada Mulls Surge in Asylum-Seekers From U.S.

“It’s important for them (the Americans) to understand the impact of this flow on Canada,” said Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.

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CANADA POLITICS: Chrystia Freeland Says Canada Should Prepare for Russia Destabilization Efforts

CANADA POLITICS: Chrystia Freeland Says Canada Should Prepare for Russia Destabilization Efforts

“It is public knowledge there have been efforts, as U.S. intelligence forces have said, by Russia to destabilize U.S. political system,” Freeland said.

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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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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pauline Hanson to Christensen: Don’t Destabilise Government

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pauline Hanson to Christensen: Don’t Destabilise Government

“If you are elected to parliament with a party, then you should stay with that party,” Pauline Hanson to MP George Christensen: “stay where you are.”

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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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