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SAN FRANCISCO, California – A federal district judge has granted reprieve to tens of thousands of Haitians on temporary protected status (TPS) in the United States. Judge Edward M. Chen ruled that the Trump administration could not immediately end special protections for undocumented immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Sudan, whose countries have been ravaged by wars and natural disasters.

Members of Jamaica’s diaspora in the United States will have the opportunity to discuss issues of concern during a three-day summit this month in Georgia. The Jamaica Diaspora USA Leadership Summit 2018 is scheduled for Nov. 16-18 at the
Morrow Center in Morrow.

MIAMI, Florida – Over 3,000 pounds of cocaine and 50 pounds of marijuana seized in the Caribbean Sea, worth an estimated wholesale value of over $47 million, was recently offloaded by the United States Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber.

ST. THOMAS (November 8, 2018) - U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth E. Mapp and Lieutenant Governor Obsert E. Potter, members of the Virgin Islands Port Authority and the Department of Tourism welcomed the inaugural Spirit Airlines flight from Orlando to St. Thomas on its touchdown this afternoon.

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