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Florida Governor DeSantis's Elimination of Black Districts Faces Congressional Black Caucus Inquiry

Tallahassee, FL —Governor Ron DeSantis’ assault on voting rights and attempts to eliminate Florida’s Black congressional districts has the Congressional Black Caucus preparing to hold a hearing in Tallahassee on April 13. The inquiry will help determine the next step in the fight against what is being described as an all-out assault on African American participation and representation in the political process.

Gov. Ron DeSantis, (R) Florida

CARICOM Leaders to Meet to Discuss Commonwealth Secretary General Controversy

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders are expected to meet later this week to discuss the controversy that has arisen following Jamaica’s decision to announce that its Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister, Kamina Johnson Smith will challenge the incumbent Baroness Patricia Scotland for the post of Commonwealth Secretary General in June.

Secretary-General of The Commonwealth Baroness Patricia Scotland

Jamaica to Pay 20% of Electricity Bill for Low-Income Households

KINGSTON, Jamaica – More than 450,000 low- and middle-income households, consuming up to 200 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity per month, will receive a 20 percent contribution towards their bill payments over the next four months, Minister of Finance and the Public Service Dr. Nigel Clarke has announced.

Minister of Finance and the Public Service Dr. Nigel Clarke. (PHOTO: RUDRANATH FRASER/JIS)
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