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“Maduro is a Tyrant and a Thug”: U.S. Rep. Demings Rejects Lifting Sanctions on Venezuela

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Former Orlando chief of police and current Congresswoman (D-Fl) Val Demings blasted the Biden administration for lifting some sanctions on Venezuela, saying that it will only help the Venezuelan regime. “Nicolás Maduro is a tyrant and a thug, no different than the criminals I spent 27 years putting behind bars. Easing…

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Grenada Embassy to Celebrate Grenada’s 46th Independence Day at Historic Hall of the Americas

WASHINGTON, D.C. (FNN NEWS) – The Embassy of Grenada will ring in Grenada’s 46th Independence Day at the historic Hall of the Americas in partnership with the Organization of American States (OAS) February 7, 2020 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Special guests include Grenada Ambassador to the U.S., Her Excellency Yolande Smith, who will deliver the night’s…

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Andrew Jeng Enters Florida House District 43 Race in Osceola County

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Former Kissimmee City Commission candidate and tech business owner Andrew Jeng filed paperwork to run for Florida State Representative, District 43 on Monday, June 10, 2019 according to officials at the Florida Department of State Division of Elections. District 43 covers northern Osceola County and includes Buenaventura Lakes, Campbell, Kissimmee, and Poinciana. Representatives serve two-year terms and are…

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US to Add 30,000 Seasonal Worker Visas as Soon as This Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration plans to allow 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into the United States for seasonal work through the end of September, a move that reflects how the booming economy has complicated President Donald Trump’s efforts to restrict legal immigration. Details of the plan were in a draft rule obtained by…

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Taiwan Grants Haiti US$150 Million Loan to Build Electricity Grid

HAITI (FNN NEWS) – Source: L’union Suite // The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Thursday that Taiwan will assist Haiti to secure an NT$4.5 billion (US$150 million) loan to electrify the entire Caribbean island nation of Haiti. Just before Haitian President Jovenel Moïse began his current five-day visit to Taiwan with a 30-member delegation, Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, the…

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Puerto Rican Leaders Gathered in Orlando to Call on Congress and Obama to End Puerto Rico’s Crisis

ORLANDO, FL (FNN News) – Today, leaders of the Puerto Rican diaspora in Orlando convened leaders from across the country, including US Reps. Alan Grayson, D-Fla, Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill, Nydia Velazquez, D- NY, José Serrano, D-NY, Brendan Boyle, D-Pa.; and Florida state Senator Darren Soto; New York state Senator Gustavo Rivera, Illinois state Senator Iris…

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