DIASPORA | Julius Garvey to spotlight Caribbean diaspora contribution to US

WASHINGTON, DC - The contribution of members of the Caribbean diaspora to the United States will be highlighted as part of Black History Month, with the son of Jamaica's national hero, Marcus Garvey, Dr. Julius Garvey – set to give the  keynote address at a Black History Month forum on February 28.

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JAMAICA | Opposition legislator Anthony Hylton condemns US blockade against Cuba

Kingston, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican parliamentarian Anthony Hylton on Friday condemned the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba, a position that his country maintains today in the face of this unilateral policy that has been rejected by the international community.

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CHINA takes parting shot at ‘lying and cheating’ Pompeo

BEIJING (Reuters) – With hours left in Donald Trump’s presidency, China’s foreign ministry took aim at its chief U.S. antagonist, “lying and cheating” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and said it would seek cooperation with the incoming administration of Joe Biden.

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CUBA | Shackled by US sanctions, Cuba makes its own COVID-19 ventilators

HAVANA, January 16, 2021 - Given the appearance on the island of the first cases of COVID-19 in the month of March last year, the Cuban government attempted to purchase ventilators from the Swiss companies IMT Medial AG and Acutronic, as part of plans adopted to guarantee the resources needed to confront the epidemic.

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Trump impeached for historic second time after Capitol insurrection

WASHINGTON DC,  AP January 14, 2021 - Of the 45 presidencies in America's nearly 245-year history, only Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton suffered impeachment. You may now add Donald Trump who was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time, charged with "incitement of insurrection" over the deadly mob seige of the U.S. Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.

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