November 27, 2021

Calls on US to stop Haitian deportations

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life As the Obama administration in the United States has resumed deportation of Haitians living illegally in the country, there is a growing chorus of calls for Washington to reverse course. In the latest appeal, three legislators in Brooklyn have dispatched a joint letter to the US Secretary of […]

The FBI released a comprehensive list of the outlandish code names for software programs used by Russian hackers

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By Allan Smith From Business Insider The FBI and Department of Homeland Security released a joint report Thursday on Russian “malicious cyber activity” that included a thorough list of  code names for the malware used by Russian hackers. The joint analysis report — which refers to the Russian activity headlined by its efforts hack into […]

Cyberattack hits Twitter, Spotify, Amazon

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From Newsmax Cyber attacks targeting a little known internet infrastructure company, Dyn, disrupted access to dozens of websites on Friday, preventing some users from accessing PayPal, Twitter and Spotify. Dyn, whose customers include some of the world’s most widely visited websites, said it did not know who was responsible for the outages that began in […]

UC Merced professor highlights racial profiling

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MERCED — In a book due out next year, a UC Merced professor says a lack of judicial discretion leads to a disproportionate number of deportations to Latin America and the Caribbean. Tanya Golash-Boza, a sociology professor, said 98 percent of all deportees are sent to those two regions. People from Latin America and the […]

Judge sets competency protocol for immigrant detainees

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By Amanda Bronstad, From The National Law Journal The federal government has 90 days to implement court-ordered procedures that for the first time would screen undocumented immigrant detainees for mental competency. U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee, who ruled in a class action last year that mentally incompetent immigrant detainees should be afforded a lawyer, now […]

Don’t Pack a Pest outreach programme to be launched

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The launch of the “Don’t Pack a Pest” programme, a very important initiative designed to educate the traveling public about the risks associated with bringing undeclared agricultural items into the Cayman Islands and other ports of entry, either in the US, throughout the Caribbean region or globally. The goal of the program is to protect […]