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Monday, June 18, 2018

ICE nabs Caribbean nationals in NJ immigrant sweep

Trinidad and Tobago: The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says a number of Caribbean nationals have been arrested among 91 immigrants during a five-day immigration sweep in New Jersey. ICE said the operation targeted “at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and other immigration violators.” Comment

Sunday, June 17, 2018

NYC Comptroller honors Caribbean Americans

Haiti: As part of his Caribbean American Heritage Month celebrations, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer on Tuesday honored three Caribbean Americans in a grand celebration at Tropical Paradise Ballroom on Utica Avenue in Brooklyn. Comment

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Author gets intimate: Acclaimed Haitian-American writer talks hot-button topics at P’Heights library

Books: A celebrated Haitian-American author will discuss how such polarizing issues as immigration and terrorism influence her craft during a free lecture at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch on Sunday. Comment

Friday, June 15, 2018

Arts & Theater: The Queens Museum is a vital partner with the Haitian community and hosting topical symposiums is a good example. Last week’s L’Education du Regard (Educating for Deeper Understanding), an annual event has been held at the museum for more than a decade. Comment

Thursday, June 14, 2018

MAKE CSME WORK

MAKE CSME WORK

Trinidad and Tobago: The review of the operations of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy system has long been overdue, but judging from the results of a high level workshop held in Guyana at the weekend, there is widespread dissatisfaction with the lack of enough progress made over the years, the slow pace of implementation of decisions in particular. Comment

Monday, June 11, 2018

Trump proclaims June National Caribbean Caribbean-American Heritage month

Haiti: United States President Donald J. Trump last week proclaimed June National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, saying that during the month, the U.S. will honor America’s “long-shared history with our neighbors in the Caribbean and celebrate the Caribbean Americans who have enriched our nation.” Comment

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