NEW YORK – Caribbean American congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has urged the administration of outgoing President Barack Obama administration to immediately halt the deportation of undocumented Haitians. Last month, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) confirmed that removal proceedings have resumed for Haitian nationals in the United States who lack Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Clarke, the daughter of Jamaican immigrants, told the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) that “the majority of the people DHS intends to remove have not been accused of any crime.”
MANILA, PHILIPPINES – St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris was last month awarded the Gusi Peace Prize here. The Awards Committee of Gusi Peace Prize International bestows Asia’s foremost accolade to politicians and other leaders from around the world who, in its opinion, excel in respective fields while ensuring the advancement of human dignity.
West Indians of many nations celebrate at the annual West Indian American Day Carnival. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 13, 2017: Caribbean nationals from five nations in the region make up the most foreign immigrants in New York City, ranking in the top 10. According to a new report from New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer this week, they are:
Hundreds of items already returned; thousands more in process. BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is making significant progress in returning passenger baggage and personal items that were left at the airport following Friday's incident. Airport personnel along with the help of a professional baggage company collected more than 23,000 items from terminals and other areas of the airport on Friday and Saturday. By Monday afternoon, nearly 1,000 items had been returned by the baggage company. The airlines have also returned thousands of items to passengers, and thousands more are in various stages of processing.