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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 8, 2017: Caribbean immigrants are making an indelible mark in every sector of the US including in science. Here are five top Caribbean-born scientists in the US you should know:
MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA –  VIP Attractions (Club Mobay and Club Kingston) embraced the second year of its ongoing commitment to the relationship with the Montego Bay Autism Center to enhance this facility which takes care of 38 special children this Labor Day. Over 150 enthusiastic staff members and volunteers showed up to participate in various projects to help further beautify the property and contribute to making each day for the students just a little brighter.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Even in the mad explosion of fan euphoria that engulfed this year’s Boys and Girls Championships here fans still acknowledged Usain Bolt’s National Stadium entrance on April 1.
Marleine Bastien has been an activist for social justice and human rights most of her life. In her native Haiti as a teenager, she fought for the right to access education, risking possible backlash from the then oppressive Duvalier regime. Bastien knew then what her life's work would be.
The first Haitian-American to serve as Miami-Dade County Commissioner, Jean Monestime represents a culturally diverse community that encompasses parts of the City of Miami, North Miami Beach, Opa-locka, Hialeah, and unincorporated areas of Liberty City, Biscayne Gardens, and North Dade Central. So heterogenous is his constituency, Monestime refers to his district as “the United Nations of communities”. Indeed, the members that make up his locality are almost equal parts Haitian-American, African-America, Caucasian, Asian.
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