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Murder Suspect Extradited from Thailand

Some  think that they will escape the long arm of law and the consequences of the crimes they commit by fleeing to other countries. But time and again they are proven wrong, especially when the State Attorney's Office is involved. 

Congresswoman Wilson to Host Forum on COVID-19 in Haiti and the Dangers of Continued U.S. Deportations

Miami, FL – Congresswoman Wilson will host a forum titled “An Impending Crisis: COVID-19 in Haiti, Ongoing Instability, and the Dangers of Continued U.S. Deportations,” featuring House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel; Leonie Hermantin, Haitian community leader and director of Development, Communications, and Strategic Planning for the Sant La Haitian Neighborhood Center; Clarel Cyriaque, a practicing attorney who represents immigrants facing deportation; Dan Erikson, senior fellow at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement and former special advisor to Vice President Joe Biden; Cate Oswald, chief policy and partnership officer for Partners in Health; and Jake Johnston, senior research associate at the Center for Economic and Policy Research. 

Grange Pays Tribute to the Rt. Excellent Samuel Sharpe on the 188th Anniversary of His Death

Please see below photos and captions regarding the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) hosting of a Gathering in Memory of the Rt. Excellent Samuel Sharpe, National Hero, on Saturday, May 23 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.The somber event was held in commemoration of the 188th Anniversary of his death. Sam Sharpe led the 1831 Christmas Rebellion in Jamaica, which broke the back of chattel slavery in Jamaica and eventually led to the abolition of slavery and the emancipation of slaves in Jamaica and the wider Western Hemisphere.

Professor Verene Shepherd, Council Member of the National Council on Reparationsstands solemnly with the Hon. Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport at the shrine of the Rt. Excellent Samuel Sharpe, National Hero during a gathering to commemorate the 188th Anniversary of his death,following his involvement in the 1831 Christmas Rebellion in Jamaica.The event was held on, Saturday, May 23 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.

Mother Charged in Death of Autistic Son

"The death of a child is tragic; the killing of a child is horrific," said State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle at a press conference on May 24th, 2020, regarding the killing of 9-year-old Alejandro Ripley allegedly by his own mother.

COVID -19 to Push Rise in Caribbean Poverty

New York, New York (CB) – Avril Bacchus, a retired teacher in Brooklyn, New York and Valerie Taylor who also lives in a nearby zip code have a lot in common beyond being lifelong educators – Both are Caribbean immigrants. Avril is from Bachelor’s Adventure on the East coast of Demerara, Guyana in South America and Valerie originates from St. Catherine, Jamaica.

Commissioner Yvette Colbourne Delivers Close to 2,000 Hot Lunches to Seniors During COVID-19

City of Miramar, FL—City of Miramar Commissioner Yvette Colbourne has been providing 300 weekly hot meals to seniors in the City of Miramar during the COVID-19 pandemic. When the pandemic began, Miramar Senior Centers closed its doors and asked senior citizens to remain at home for their safety. Commissioner Colbourne became concerned that seniors may not have the hot lunches they were used to receiving at the senior centers.

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