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BROWARD COUNTY, FL – Broward County Transportation Department Director Chris Walton recently led a delegation from Barbados’ Transit Authority on a tour of Broward County Transit’s (BCT) bus and maintenance operations, at the request of Barbados’ Consul General. The Barbadian government is in the process of restructuring its transit system and asked to observe BCT's daily operations.
Harry Belafonte, a legendary American entertainer and civil rights activist with strong Caribbean ties, last month used what he called his “last” public appearance to brand the election of Donald Trump as United States president “a mistake,” which could have dire consequences.
The phase-out of the five-year-old Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in the United States, known as DACA, began at midnight Oct. 5.
Barbadian American transplant surgeon Dr. Clive Callender will be the recipient of the “Excellence in Medicine Award” at this month’s Caribbean American Heritage (CARAH) Awards in Washington, D.C.
Jamaican-born Irwine Clare, left, a New York-based immigration advocate, was recently honored at the American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica's AMCHAM Awards Gala in Jamaica. Clare is the founder and chief executive officer of Team Jamaica Bickle, a non-profit organization known particularly for its support of Caribbean athletes at the annual Penn Relays in the United States.
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