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GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Caribbean community (CARICOM) countries have been urged to respond “positively” to a United States initiative that would allow regional countries to access funding from international financial institutions as they recover from the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has re-introduced legislation in the United States House of Representatives calling for the re-naming of military bases and other property named after Confederate leaders.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Emmanuel “Toto” Constant, the former paramilitary leader of the Revolutionary Front Armed for the Progress of Haiti, was arrested on his arrival here June 23 from the United States on murder and torture charges dating back to the 1990s.

Undocumented Caribbean nationals in the United States, who are seeking asylum in the country, are now more vulnerable to speedy deportation following a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court last month.

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