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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 17, 2017: Donald Trump released his first “budget blueprint” Thursday morning, providing the clearest glimpse yet at his administration’s war on the so-called “administrative state.” He once again proved his administration cares nothing about the Americas – Latin America or the Caribbean – or the world for that matter. Here are a few big F-U’s from Trump that will see drastic cuts if this budget ever gets green lighted.
It’s 2040. Miami is flooding at unprecedented rates. Some neighbourhoods are impassable, with water levels at ankle height or much higher during high tides. Other areas have become ghost towns as water has engulfed entire communities…and it’s getting worse. The beginning of a horror movie? Sadly, no. This is what Miami residents can expect in less than a quarter century. In fact, many are already living in similar conditions, particularly those in low lying areas. Scientific data suggests that as the climate heats up, sea levels in Miami could rise as high as 3 feet by 2065, with catastrophic impacts.
BERKELEY, Calif. – The healthcare bill introduced by House Republicans on Monday will cause millions of people to lose their health insurance, experts say. Among the hardest hit will be low-income families, who will be forced to go back to the Emergency Room for their medical care, says Marty Lynch, executive director of LifeLong Medical Care, a 40-year-old Federally Qualified Health Clinic with 14 locations in the San Francisco Bay Area.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 3, 2017: While Caribbean governments have been slow and downright skittish to decriminalize marijuana in the region, a Canadian-owned company is looking to profit by combining two of the region’s best known products – rum and ganja. The Tinley Collective has created the Dark Rum Extract, a blend of Caribbean spices with dark rum extract infused with marijuana.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Mar. 2, 2017: By now you should have heard about the non-criminal immigrant and DREAMER who was arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement minutes after speaking at a press conference and urging Donald Trump to protect people like her. Here are six things you should know about this brave South American native:
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