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Nearly 60,000 Haitians who came to the United States to escape devastation from an earthquake seven years ago are being ordered back to the French-speaking Caribbean nation.
MIAMI, Florida – Community leaders in South Florida, including many from the Caribbean, have decried a decision by the administration of United States President Donald Trump to return nearly 60,000 Haitians to their earthquake-ravaged homeland, calling it “heartbreaking” and “shameful” while vowing that their fight has just begun.
Jamaicans living outside the Caribbean island have not been fully utilized to help build the nation, according to its leader.
Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett, right, finished second runner-up in the 2017 Miss Universe pageant held Nov. 26 in Las Vegas. The crown was won by Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa, left. Runner-up was Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez. They emerged top three from a field of 92 contestants.
NEW YORK, NY – November 22, 2017 – Jamaican reggae, dancehall, R&B singer/songwriter Ikaya, one of island’s top female artists will headline this year’s fundraising scholarship gala and awards of the New York based non-profit Children of Jamaica Outreach (COJO) Inc. The charity event will take place at the Hilton New York, JFK Airport on Saturday, December 2, 2017. 
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