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U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (November 1, 2017) - The United States Virgin Islands (USVI) shared a message of resilience and recovery last week with travel stakeholders and influencers in Mérida, Mexico and Dallas, Texas.
MIAMI, FL – October 2017 – The Caribbean Bar Association (“CBA”) held its 21st Annual Scholarship and Awards Gala on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Conrad Hotel in Miami, Florida. The theme for this year’s Gala was “Servant Leadership: We Rise By Lifting Others.” The Gala is the primary fundraiser for the CBA’s Scholarship Program, which funds paid judicial and public service internships for law students in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.
Caribbean nationals deemed capable of making positive contributions to the United States under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program now face a dangerously uncertain future and possible deportation following President Donald Trump’s decision to end the program last month.
Miami, Florida – October 16, 2017 ---- For the 22nd Anniversary of the Komen Race for the Cure in Downtown Miami, Kees Dieffenthaller, popularly known as KES, joined Team DLIMERS on the main stage at Bayfront Park in raising greater awareness on breast cancer prevention and research.  
Kamala Harris, a Caribbean American member of the United States Senate, has weighed in on the controversy surrounding professional athletes protesting during the playing of the American anthem, stressing they had the right to oppose injustice. In a direct attack against the position on the issue by U.S. President Donald Trump, who blasted the players for kneeling or showing any other sign of protest during the playing of anthem before games, Harris recently defended the athletes’ freedom to express themselves.
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