“The masses of Caribbean people are still to be brought on board the reparation train. They are stuck at the halts and stations all around the region and indeed in the diaspora, waiting for reason to board.

Dear Editor,

After reading the article in Caribbean Today’s Sept. 2014 issue about the new area representative for the southern United States Jamaican diaspora, I felt compelled to write this letter.

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 city’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.