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CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. Nov. 17, 2018: Days after receiving an honorary Doctorate of Letters degree from the University of the West Indies Mona Campus, Jamaican-born, international jazz maestro, Monty Alexander, is still beaming with joy as he heads out on a European tour.

Former Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honourable P.J. Patterson QC, will be the keynote speaker at the LASCO Chin Foundation (LCF) Inaugural Benefit Gala in Florida. 

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.

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