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Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017

Black men’s love for Indian, mixed & white women

Movies: An African male is in love with an Indian female. At the T&T Film Festival, this is the theme of two well-publicised local feature films being screened: Green Days by the River and Moko Jumbie, and perhaps the lesser-known Back to Freeport. These films come hot on the heels of another recently-screened local film entitled Bazoodee with the same theme. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017

THE 800,000 human lives problem!

Immigration: The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), was introduced by President Obama in 2012 and brought hope and structure to the lives of 800,000 young people to date with the opportunity to live, work, drive, and participate openly in society without fear of apprehension and deportation from America-the only country they call home. It gave these “Dreamers” a chance to live the American dream. Comment

Alternatives to Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals progarm

Immigration: On Sept. 5, 2017, President Trump’s administration announced the end of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides a level of amnesty to certain undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children. Comment

Friday, Sept. 8, 2017

Congress must override the President’s repeal of the Dream program

Viewpoints: The dreadful news that President Donald Trump has scrapped the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy is very troubling. In addition to the legal actions to preserve and/or reinstate it, Congress must swiftly act to make it law. Comment

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