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News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Jan. 17, 2017: A few days into the New Year, St Lucia’s Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, suggested that all five of the Eastern Caribbean nations that sell Citizenship by Investment (CBI) should develop a joint approach through the OECS secretariat.
It’s My Turn!  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 20, 2017: Finally it is Time. …. To ring out the old and in the new. … Whatever that may bring. I may find it more challenging to slam President Donald Trump week after week because the expectations are so low from my perspective as a Progressive Democrat.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 20, 2017: I thought I had problems this week until I contemplated what it must be like to be a DREAMer right now. You know- a young immigrant under 30 who benefited from President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration executive order – but who could now face deportation under the Donald Trump administration.
What to Expect from the Trump Camp.  Ask anyone what they think of Donald Trump and you are guaranteed one of two reactions: “He is great” (I admire his guts, love his strength and honesty) or “he is awful” (he is a disgusting, self-serving bigot and demagogue). When he said, “What have you got to lose?” During the campaign Trump didn’t move many African Americans. He got less than 8 percent of the black vote, while Hillary Clinton ran away with 88 percent, winning 94 percent of black women and 80 percent of black men,
Dear Mr. Trump: Soon you will be president of the United States. As a once-undocumented-immigrant-turned-United States-citizen and immigrant voter, I listened with shock and dismay the verbiage that spewed from your mouth at your election campaign rallies on immigrants and immigration. I also watched with horror, the response from the many mostly white supporters in your audience at the time to the “deport them all” and “big wall plan”.
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