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UNITED STATES | New law designed to hamper black voting in Georgia

ATLANTA  Georgia, Thursday March 25, 2021 - Black Democratic State Rep. Park Cannon of Atlanta, was today arrested by Capitol police after she attempted to gain entry to the office of Gov. Brian Kemp's office while  signing into law a new pernicious Republican sponsored law,  aimed at preventing Georgia’s Black population from voting in droves  in future state elections.

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JAMAICA working with US Gov't to stem crime, says Ambassador Marks.

WASHINGTON DC, March 5, 2021 - Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks kicked off her town hall style, online meeting with the diaspora on Thursday March 4th 2021, by assuring Jamaicans that the government is working aggressively to implement all aspects of the Plan Secure Jamaica initiative, aimed at dealing with the crime problem facing the country.

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DIASPORA | Jamaica’s Ambassador Audrey Marks to launch monthly online Diaspora chat series

Washington, D.C, February 27, 2021 Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Audrey P. Marks, is to launch a monthly town hall-style discussion with members of the Jamaican Diaspora, aimed at updating Jamaicans on various matters of interest to them as well as getting feedback in relation to matters of concern.

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EU summons its ambassador to Cuba to explain letter to Biden

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has summoned its ambassador to Cuba to return to Brussels to explain himself after he reportedly signed an appeal asking U.S. President Joe Biden to lift sanctions against Cuba and begin normalizing ties with the country.

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DIASPORA | Julius Garvey to spotlight Caribbean diaspora contribution to US

WASHINGTON, DC - The contribution of members of the Caribbean diaspora to the United States will be highlighted as part of Black History Month, with the son of Jamaica's national hero, Marcus Garvey, Dr. Julius Garvey – set to give the  keynote address at a Black History Month forum on February 28.

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JAMAICA | Opposition legislator Anthony Hylton condemns US blockade against Cuba

Kingston, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican parliamentarian Anthony Hylton on Friday condemned the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba, a position that his country maintains today in the face of this unilateral policy that has been rejected by the international community.

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