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News24, South Africa's premier news source, provides breaking news on national, world, Africa, sport, entertainment, technology & more.

News24, South Africa's premier news source, provides breaking news on national, world, Africa, sport, entertainment, technology & more. | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
News24, South Africa's premier news source, provides breaking news on national, world, Africa, sport, entertainment, technology & more.
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Second meeting of the intersessional process - SAICM

Second meeting of the intersessional process - SAICM | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
Second meeting of the intersessional process - Stockholm, Sweden, 13-15 March 2018
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(8) Milton Branford - Farewell parade for Gandolf , colleague Friend ,...

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Trump Administration Says That Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans Must Leave

Trump Administration Says That Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans Must Leave | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
The administration decided that Salvadorans no longer qualified for temporary protection for deportation that had been granted after two devastating earthquakes in 2001.
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She Took On Colombia’s Soda Industry. Then She Was Silenced.

She Took On Colombia’s Soda Industry. Then She Was Silenced. | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
The debate over taxing sugary drinks has turned into a ferocious global policy brawl. In Colombia, proponents faced intimidation and censorship.
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SLARP Inc. Spotlights Eldon Mathurin - St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia

SLARP Inc. Spotlights Eldon Mathurin - St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
THE St. Lucia Association of Retired Persons Inc. (SLARP) was founded in 1985. Its mission is “to promote the social and economic well-being o
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Trump’s Brand of Law and Order Leaves Leeway on the Law

Trump’s Brand of Law and Order Leaves Leeway on the Law | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
President Trump has signaled that taking the law into one’s own hands is permissible, within the executive branch or in local police departments, or even against a heckler at one of his rallies.
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Naked Departure - Freedom to Speak Out Against Abuse. True Anonymous

Barbados is a third-world country that does not allow freedom of speech and freedom of information, Naked Departure is a vehicle where Barbadians, for the most part, can air their grievances or blog anonymously. Although Naked Departure asks for truth in reporting, all information is iterated and posted as alleged from Barbadian/Bajan Bloggers. No Statute of Limitations on the TRUTH.
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Princeton U. renames buildings to honor black Nobel laureates

Princeton U. renames buildings to honor black Nobel laureates | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
The decision comes more than a year after protests were held on campus against the school's racial history
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What the Alt-Right Really Means

What the Alt-Right Really Means | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
The term, and the movement, may tell us something about how the country is changing.
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FiveThirtyEight

FiveThirtyEight | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight uses statistical analysis — hard numbers — to tell compelling stories about elections, politics, sports, science, economics and lifestyle.
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Sustainable Development Goals – Are there Just too Many?, The Thought Show - BBC World Service

Sustainable Development Goals – Are there Just too Many?, The Thought Show - BBC World Service | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
Eleri hosts lively chat, great music and daily advice, plus Mindboggler.
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Bolton Was Early Beneficiary of Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook Data - The New York Times

Bolton Was Early Beneficiary of Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook Data - The New York Times | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
The political action committee founded by John Bolton hired Cambridge Analytica specifically to develop psychological profiles of voters — and it knew the firm was using Facebook data.
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Your Saint Lucian passport has become more valuable – according to global report

Your Saint Lucian passport has become more valuable – according to global report | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
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F.C.C. Announces Plan to Repeal Net Neutrality

F.C.C. Announces Plan to Repeal Net Neutrality | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
A rollback of net neutrality regulations would represent a significant victory for broadband and telecom companies like AT&T and Comcast and would amount to a strike against consumers.
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Him Too: Who Are the Sexual Harassers?

Him Too: Who Are the Sexual Harassers? | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
After a social media campaign on sexual harassment, there were calls to focus on the harassers. Psychologists have. Here's what they've found.
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How Hurricane Irma will change the Caribbean

How Hurricane Irma will change the Caribbean | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
FOR three days in early September Hurricane Irma ground through the eastern Caribbean like a bulldozer made out of wind and rain. Tropical breezes became 300kph (185mph) blasts, turning “tin roofs into flying razor blades”, as Maarten van Aalst of the Red Cross put it.
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Celebrating Jamaica’s Quest for Emancipation and True Independence: An “Aagus Maanin” Exhortation

Celebrating Jamaica’s Quest for Emancipation and True Independence: An “Aagus Maanin” Exhortation | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
August 1 2017 By  Nyron W.Lemonius Enjoy di Aagus Maanin together. Sit with your neighbours. Our history Talk about the history of our people: our joys, the cruelty we endured and endure; our struggles, how we overcame, our new and evolving struggles, our vision, our dreams, our hope... Identify and name those who hurt us, from…
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Some Coconut Bay Resort employees are not happy with this new bag

Some Coconut Bay Resort employees are not happy with this new bag | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
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Chief White House usher fired

Chief White House usher fired | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON – The Jamaican-born chief usher at the White House has been fired by the Donald Trump led administration.

Angella Reid, the second Black person and first woman to hold the position, was appointed in October 2011 during President Barack Obama’s administration.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a spokeswoman for the President, told reporters on Friday that Reid was no longer in the chief usher position.
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Brexit’s Bitter Winners

Brexit’s Bitter Winners | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
An ugly, angry mood dominates Britain, where both the government and the opposition are in disarray.
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Watch Leonardo DiCaprio’s Climate Change Doc Online for Free

Watch Leonardo DiCaprio’s Climate Change Doc Online for Free | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
National Geographic announced Leonardo DiCaprio's climate change documentary, Before the Flood, will premiere across digital and streaming platforms Oct. 30.
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UK clamps down on CARICOM migrants

UK clamps down on CARICOM migrants | Human Rights in the Caribbean Region | Scoop.it
CARICOM nationals and other foreigners would no longer be able to take up jobs in the UK that Britons can do, while the number of migrants coming to Britain to work and study will be significantly reduced.
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