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Pregnancy and Domestic Violence

Pregnancy and Domestic Violence

By Tatyana Bellamy-Walker.   While bringing a baby into the world can be a mother’s pride and joy, for some households it also means an increase in violence at home. More than 300,000 pregnant women face domestic violence each year, reports the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. According to the coalition, women with unintended pregnancies […]

Supreme Court Ruling to Change Deportation Proceedings of Immigrants

Supreme Court Ruling to Change Deportation Proceedings of Immigrants

A new Supreme Court ruling is offering undocumented immigrants more time to secure residency in the U.S.According to court documents, in an 8-1 vote, a high court ruled that a “Notice to Appear” that lacks time and date information isn’t sufficient to trigger the “stop-time rule.” According to the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), the stop-time rule states that continuous residence ends when an […]

Trump extends 1917 legislation against Cuba

Trump extends 1917 legislation against Cuba

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – US President Donald Trump has extended the Trading with the Enemy Act, one of the legal grounds for the decades old economic, trade and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba. This is the second time that Trump has extended the validity of the legislation that was first […]

Caribbean should assess US approach to unilateral preferential trade arrangements

Caribbean should assess US approach to unilateral preferential trade arrangements

BY Elizabeth Morgan. (jamaicaobserver.com) Since the start of this year, on several occasions US President Donald Trump has said that his favourite words are “reciprocal” and “reciprocity”. In trade, reciprocal means that both parties in a trade arrangement exchange preferential concessions for market access. Non-reciprocal means that only one party (the more developed country) unilaterally […]

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