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PARAMAIRBO, Suriname– The Military Court here late last month sentenced President Desi Bouterse to 20 years in prison for his involvement in the 1982 murders of 15 political opponents of his then military government.

The fate of possibly hundreds of young Caribbean nationals in the United States is now in limbo after being placed in the hands of the Supreme Court, the highest judicial body in the U.S.

Hundreds of illegal immigrants were apprehended and thousands of pounds of narcotics and millions in currency seized by the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) during operations in U.S. Caribbean territories in fiscal year 2019. 

Kamala Harris, once the lone remaining Caribbean American with a realistic chance of challenging Donald Trump for the job of United States president, has dropped out of the race.

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