In July of 2014, Jamaica learned Vin Martin, its honorary consul in Atlanta, Georgia, had died after 16 years of commitment to unifying the Jamaican community in the southern United States city and providing a greater voice for the community with the Jamaican government and municipalities in the state, especially the governor and cityâ€™s mayor.
Labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta is standing by President Barack Obama on his decision to delay executive action on immigration and is asking the immigrant community to have patience.
President Barack Obama swept into office in 2008 on the backs of many immigrant voters and on promises of comprehensive immigration reform. Yet, in the five years since holding the post as President and Commander-in-Chief, his administration has deported more than 3 million immigrants to Latin America and the Caribbean, the most of any U.S. President and the most to any region on earth.
Local Cities & Counties Vote for Moratoriums & Zoning Restrictions - But Will it Matter?
Following this weekâ€™s decision by the Boynton Beach Commission to place a one-year moratorium on issuing licenses to businesses to sell medical marijuana in Boynton Beach, the Vote No on 2 Campaign today spotlighted the influx of various cities and counties across Florida who have decided to place moratoriums or zoning restrictions on future pot shops.