Carib Comments

Author  Compiled from various sources.

“We must, and we will rebuild, and restore Grand Bahama and Abaco stronger and more resilient. We are one Bahamas. When any part of our nation is affected, we are all affected. In rebuilding Abaco and Grand Bahama, we are restoring our Commonwealth”- Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis vows The Bahamas will recover from Hurricane Dorian.

prime mi“Too many aspects of our culture have been unnecessarily vilified. These little things, these words contribute to the uniqueness of the Jamaican culture and is what sets us apart from countries across the world”- Dr. Andre Haughton, an Opposition legislator, has no problem with Jamaican expletives being used in dancehall lyrics.

“This administration’s revocation of the Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program (HFRPP) …  reverses considerable progress in addressing the immigration backlog facing Haitian American families while lessening U.S. support of long-term Haitian development, and significantly delays immigrants’ pursuit of the American Dream and further extends family separation”- U.S. Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, daughter of Caribbean immigrants.

“We have lost sight of our moral obligation to human decency, choosing instead to divide our nation along racial lines” - Haitian American New York City Councilwoman Farah Louis also criticizes the revocation of HFRPP.