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NEW YORK– A Haitian American legislator has strongly condemned what she describes as the “egregious and inhumane” treatment meted out to a 33-year-old black man during a New York Police Department (NYPD) enforcement of the social distancing mandate recently.

Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks, has conveyed the Government’s appreciation to members of the Diaspora all over the world, for their support of last Easter Sunday’s ‘Telethon Jamaica Together We Stand’, which raised funds to contribute to Jamaica’s fight to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks says every effort is being made to get Jamaicans stranded in the United States home as soon as possible and to have the US extend the expired temporary visas of Jamaicans caught in the US due to the COVID-19 lockdown.

Miami, Florida – Congresswoman Wilson led a letter to House leadership asking that any future coronavirus response package bar the administration from deporting Haitian nationals for the duration of the global pandemic.

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