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FL Immigrants hope that State Politicians "Keep Working" for all Floridians
Miami – "Let's keep working!" was the phrase Governor Scott used several times during his State of the State address today. "We agree, but we hope our state politicians want to keep working for all Floridians, including immigrants," replied María Rodriguez, Executive Director for the Florida Immigrant Coalition.
Three years...Read More...
OAS Anti-Corruption Mechanism to Conduct On-Site Visit to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
ST. VINCENT - A Commission from the OAS Mechanism for Follow-Up on the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption (MESICIC) will conduct from April 22 to 24, 2014, an on-site visit to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with the consent of the host country, as part of the follow-up “inter pares” process...Read More...
St. Kitts and Nevis condemns acts of violence in Venezuela
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – The Government of St Kitts and Nevis on Wednesday reiterated its commitment to international peace and security, democracy, and the rule of law, and has expressed concerned over the violent clashes between anti-and pro-government protestors in Venezuela.
“We affirm both the principle of non-intervention...Read More...
MIAMI GARDENS MAYOR GILBERT AND CITY COUNCIL TO ADDRESS $60 MILLION DOLLAR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND AT TOWN HALL MEETING
MIAMI GARDENS – The City of Miami Gardens will host a town hall meeting for residents of the City of Miami Gardens. Mayor Oliver Gilbert will discuss the general obligation bond vote to happen on April 1, 2014.
The town hall meeting will take place on Thursday, February 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational...Read More...
President Obama to Sign Executive Order on Streamlining the Export/Import Process for America’s Businesses
WASHINGTON, DC - In his State of the Union address, President Obama set an ambitious agenda to make 2014 a year of action: using his pen and his phone to take steps that expand opportunity for America’s middle class – including helping small American businesses compete in a global economy.
Today, aboard Air Force One, the...Read More...
PM Douglas continues to plug for small island states
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – It is imperative to continue to impress upon the global community the importance of small, well-managed, high income nations like St. Kitts and Nevis continuing to have access to concessional funding.
“This, in my view, is a moral imperative: Our vulnerability to natural disasters shows why access...Read More...
Bill Clinton thanks PM Douglas for friendship and service to St. Kitts and Nevis
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – Former United States President the Hon. Bill Clinton has thanked St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas for joining him on stage during the closing session of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI).
President Clinton in a letter dated October 22nd 2013 also thanked Prime...Read More...
White House Fellows Program Accepting Applications for 2014-2015 Class
WASHINGTON, DC - The White House Fellows Program for 2014-2015 is now accepting applications online until Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 5:59pm (EST).
Founded in 1964, the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships is one of America’s most prestigious programs for leadership and public service.
White House Fellowships offer...Read More...
Congresswoman Frederica Wilson Leads Effort to Assist People of Haitian Descent in the Dominican Republic
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) and Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III (MA-4) submitted a letter to President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic in response to a recent Dominican court ruling that makes many Dominican citizens of Haitian descent into outsiders in their own country.
The ruling by the...Read More...
Prime Minister of Grenada Calls for Implementation of an Agenda for Growth and Transformation before the Permanent Council
WASHINGTON, DC - The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) today received the Prime Minister of Grenada, Keith Mitchell, in a protocolary meeting in which he who spoke about his country’s efforts to strengthen its economy and promote an agenda for recovery, growth and transformation.
The highest authority...Read More...
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