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MIAMI, Florida – After a posting of just over four years as Jamaica’s Consul General to the South-East United States (the jurisdiction includes 12 states in addition to Florida), the Bahamas and the Cayman Islands, Franz Hall has been recalled to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade in Kingston.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Supreme Court has ruled that Caribbean and other nationals in immigration detention, sometimes for years, are not entitled to periodic hearings to decide whether or not they may be released on bail.

Young “Dreamers” from the Caribbean and elsewhere can rest peacefully - for now - after the highest court in the United States decided not to rule on a dispute involving the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which keeps them in the U.S. legally.

At least one Caribbean American has been listed among the 17 dead following a shooting at a South Florida school last month.

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