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  • East Africa’s forgotten slave trade 22 Aug 2019 22:03 DW.DE The island of Zanzibar is today considered one of East Africa's best destinations: white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and hotels offer tourists from all over the world a holiday to remember. Long forgotten is the dark past that overshadowed this …
  • Bahamas suspends issuing visas to Haitians 22 Aug 2019 21:32 Radio Jamaica The Bahamas has suspended issuing visas to Haitians until further notice.   In a short statement on Wednesday, the government said this is due to technical and other challenges, but did not elaborate.   However, the statement added that the suspension does …
  • Humans, More Than Drought, Are Fueling the Amazon’s Flames 22 Aug 2019 21:21 News From his office in Greenbelt, Maryland, Doug Morton can see the Amazon burning. He watches images from NASA satellites that circle the tropics four times a day, their cameras pointed at the trees below to produce images from visible light, infrared, and …
  • Mercy to receive National Philanthropy Day awards 22 Aug 2019 21:20 MPNNow Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women in Brighton will receive two National Philanthropy Day awards for student projects from the Association of Fundraising Professionals Genesee Valley Chapter in November. Mercy won Outstanding Young People in …
  • USAID Ends Haiti Food Insecurity Program 22 Aug 2019 20:36 VOA Renan Toussaint and Florence Lisene contributed to this report PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - Kore Lavi, a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) food program for malnourished Haitians, ended in August amid a worsening of Haiti's food insecurity …
  • Banner to mark International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition 22 Aug 2019 20:07 Now Grenada The International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, is set aside by UNESCO as the day for the International community to remember the Slave Trade and for the Celebration of the Abolition of the Slave Trade. The night of 22 to 23 …
  • Bahamas suspends issuing visas to Haitian nationals 22 Aug 2019 19:50 Daily Nation NASSAU – The Government of the Bahamas has suspended issuing visas to Haitian nationals until further notice. In a short statement Wednesday, the government said this is due to “current technical and other challenges”, but did not elaborate. However, the …
  • Think Trump sounds absurd on Greenland? Canada has entertained crazier ideas. 22 Aug 2019 19:41 The Washington Post From one angle, President Trump’s desire to annex Greenland conjures memories of old-school imperialism. “Thankfully, the time where you buy and sell countries and populations is over,” was the prime minister of Denmark’s incredulous reply when she first …
  • RapidVisa Releases Comprehensive Immigration Report Examining... 22 Aug 2019 19:35 SF Gate RapidVisa Releases Comprehensive Immigration Report Examining U.S. K-1 Fiancé Visa Application Statistics and Trends The first-of-its kind visa report includes statistics that contradict popular belief. Researchers give an engaging look into applicants’ …
  • CARIFESTA XIV OPENS IN T&T — Saint Lucian Delegation Showcasing the Best of Fair Helen 22 Aug 2019 19:05 Voice CARIFESTA XIV got off to a festive start last Friday afternoon in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, with participants from more than twenty countries from the region and beyond parading almost halfway around the Queen’s Park Savannah, deemed the largest roundabout …