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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:
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Feb. 28, 2017: On. Feb. 25, 2017, a Jamaican American New York lawmaker quietly won his bid for vice chair of the Democratic National Committee in the vote among party insiders held in Atlanta that saw another son of Caribbean immigrants, Tom Perez take the helm of the Party as its chair. Here are ten things you should know about the DNC’s new vice-chair, Assemblyman Michael Blake.
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