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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 30, 2017: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has released its 2017 World Drug Report regarding the production, distribution, and consumption of illegal substances on a global scale. Here are six fast facts from the report on cannabis/marijuana in the Caribbean and Latin America you should know:
NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 30, 2017: Several lucky Caribbean youth on Thursday received the Queen’s Young Leaders Award for 2017 from Queen Elizabeth II at the 2017 Queen’s Young Leaders Awards Ceremony at Buckingham Palace on June 29, 2017 in London, England.The Queen’s Young Leaders Programme was launched at the time of her Diamond Jubilee and aims to discover, celebrate and support young people across the Commonwealth.
As proposed by School Board member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall at this week’s monthly meeting, the School Board recognized Cisely Scott in commemoration of her winning the 2016-2017 Assistant Principal of the Year for Miami-Dade County Public Schools; as well as Tina Brown, Executive Director of the Overtown Youth Center for her continuing service to the children in the district. “We must always celebrate and treasure, while we can, those who work relentlessly in our community to give our children a better future,” said Dr. Bendross-Mindingall.
MIAMI – June 28, 2017 – MDX announces the results of the 2017-2018 election of executive officers for Board of Directors. Shelly Smith-Fano was elected as Chair of the MDX Board of Directors by acclamation.  "I want to thank the MDX board for their support and for placing your faith and trust in me. I am humbled by this honor and I will strive to represent you with the utmost transparency and boldness.” said Ms. Smith-Fano. “I am grateful to all government officials who over the past nine years have opened my eyes to new perspectives on transportation and mobility”.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY,  Fri. June 23, 2017:Protests continued across Venezuela this week, as one more teen was shot dead. Here are the scenes of protests as the opposition against the Nicholas Maduro government continues.
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