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JAMAICA | Gov't Will Open Border to Receive 62 US Deportees

KINGSTON, April 15, 2020 - The Ministry of National Security has put in place measures to facilitate the accommodation of 62 Deportees or or what the government calls "Involuntary Returned Migrants" (IRM), being expelled by the United States government on Tuesday, April 21.

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JAMAICA | Hanna urges talks over Trump's threatened deportations

KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 13, 2020: The Opposition PNP is concerned about a recent memo from US president Donald Trump, threatening to withhold visas for people from countries that do not quickly repatriate their citizens from the U.S. due to concerns over the coronavirus.

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  • Countries Jamaica

CUBA | Cuba has Medicines to Fight Thousands of COVID-19 Cases

MONTEGO BAY  March 17, 2020 - Despite the punishing economic blockade inflicted against the Cuban people by the United States, Cuba has once again, gleamed as a beacon of international solidarity and medical excellence, in leading the world-wide fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, with several drugs, particularly its flagship product, Interferon Alpha 2B.

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  • Countries Caribbean
  • Published in Health

DIASPORA | Undocumented, Black, and Unseen

I am one of approximately 619,000 undocumented, Black immigrants living in the United States. My immigration story began at seven years old, when I came to the United States from Belize without my mother, father, or siblings. The latter is a common narrative for DACA recipients like me. But the former challenges a popular misconception: that immigration is solely a Latinx issue.

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CARICOM passport superior to American

A recent Caribbean Court of Justice ruling has re-enforced the fact that a passport issued by any of the 15 member states of CARICOM is considered superior to that of the US as a travel document within this region.

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  • Countries CARICOM
  • Published in Diaspora
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