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Canada goes to WTO for Caricom

Because neither Canada nor the 15-nation Caribbean trade bloc can agree on a new deal governing trade between the two, Canada has said it now has no choice but to ask the Geneva-based World Trade Organization to intervene in the dispute.

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Caricom-Canada talks stall again, near collapse

In the clearest indication yet that Canada and the 15-nation Caribbean trade bloc might not have a free trade agreement anytime soon

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Harlem Children’s Zone CEO Geoffrey Canada steps down

Longtime Harlem Children’s Zone CEO Geoffrey Canada announced he is stepping down. Current COO Anne Williams-Isom will assume the position starting July 1.

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Most crucial round of Canada talks starts Monday

This week, Caribbean trade bloc nations and Canada commenced a crucial round of negotiations for a free trade agreement in Ottawa, Canada.

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Last week in the New York Times

Last week, the New York Times ran a story saying that the New York City...

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African refugees look to Canada as U.S. deportations rise

Refugees, including some from Africa, have been trekking through subzero weather at the northern U.S. border with Canada in a bid to escape a new wave of deportations from the U.S. 

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Controversial ‘dollars for passport’ scheme under review

The six-week-old government in the Eastern Caribbean twin island federation of St. Kitts and Nevis says it is planning a complete overhaul of its economic citizenship program through which foreigners can buy a local passport and citizenship through cash and investment projects because the system was badly abused by the previous administration.

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Harlem Children's Zone opens new school in Saint Nicholas Houses

Geoffrey Canada, the CEO and founder of the Harlem Children's Zone, is opening a new...

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Deadline approaching for green card lottery

The deadline for the annual Diversity or "Green Card" lottery is fast approaching. The DV...

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Harlem Children's Zone new Promise Academy charter school

In a celebration ceremony last week, students and investors gathered to welcome Harlem Children's Zone...

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James embraces new challenges

The 2018–19 figure skating season was a whirlwind of firsts for three-time Olympian Vanessa James, who represents France. She and longtime pairs partner Morgan Ciprès won their first-ever Grand Prix events, Grand Prix Final and European Championship.

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Revitalizing the demand for reparations

The Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) re-igniting of the reparations movement has raised the stakes in the push for decisive governmental direct action.

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Daughter of jazz saxophonist among those dead in Conn. school massacre

As the identities of the victims from Friday's school massacre are discovered, reports indicate that...

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North America is granted the World Cup in 2026

A combined bid among the United States, Mexico and Canada won the hosting rights for the 2026 soccer World Cup, bringing the tournament to North America for the first time since the United States hosted it in 1994

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Stephens readies for World Championships

Sprinter Maya Stephens graduated from St. John’s University in 2018 after four stellar years representing the university on the track field.

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'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed “Black Panther” to a record-setting $192 million debut in U.S. and Canada theaters, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as a box-office landmark.

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“Black Montreal: Hotbed Of Radicalism In The Sixties” an evening of dialogue

Montreal Canada specifically is a center for Black power and deep-rooted African-American culture

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Caribbean leaders to meet. reparations on agenda

Plans by Caribbean community leaders to make Europe pay for reparations for the African slave trade, stalled free trade talks with Canada and a progress report on the overhaul of the 15-nation integration movement will be among key agenda items when heads of government meet in the Eastern Caribbean island nation of Antigua this week.

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Letter Of Commendation To Harlem Children's Zone

Oscar Carter 103 West 120th Street New York, New York 10027 Geoffrey Canada, President and...

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Another green card lottery is here

The 2013 green card lottery program is already here, giving foreigners around the world who...

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