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Smithsonian Scientists Explain Spread of Chikungunya Vector Tropical Disease Detected in US

The tropical disease chikungunya began twisting Western tongues in July when the first locally transmitted case was reported in Florida. Spotted in the Caribbean just last year, the disease spread explosively throughout the Americas in 2014. Chikungunya’s arrival in Panama prompted Smithsonian scientists to examine how human activity spreads its mosquito vector and the serious implications this has for disease ecology everywhere.

Bristow Helicopters Australia Acquires Controlling Interest in Airnorth

VH-BYV, Arospatiale AS-332 Super Puma

HOUSTON, February 5, 2015 – Bristow Helicopters Australia Pty Ltd., today announced that it has acquired an 85-percent interest in Airnorth, the largest regional airline operating across Northern Australia.

The Tragic Tear In US-Israel Relations

Dr. Alon Ben-Meir

There is no doubt that Prime Minister Netanyahu’s acceptance of House Speaker John Boehner’s invitation to address a joint session of Congress on Iran is extraordinarily damaging to Israel-US relations. The damage, however, transcends the bilateral relations as it reverberates and impacts adversely on Israel’s relations with scores of other countries. Netanyahu and his messenger boy, Ron Dermer (Israel’s Ambassador to Washington), thought they had cleverly outmaneuvered the White House by concocting such a cynical ploy, but they will soon realize – if they haven’t already – that they have sunk into such disrepute that it will haunt them for the rest of their political careers.

U.S. CBP Premieres New Welcome Videos for International Air Travelers

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection welcomes more than 100 million international air travelers to the United States each year. CBP premiered four new videos today that demonstrate the improved international arrivals experience and better explain CBP entry procedures to arriving international travelers. The videos are available in several languages on, will be shown in the international arrivals areas at major airports, and will be provided to airlines and airports to incorporate into their existing traveler communication efforts.

POSTPONED!!!!! The Governor's Commission on Caribbean Affairs February 2015 Commission Meeting

The Governor's Commission on Caribbean Affairs February 2015 Commission Meeting

POSTPONED: This meeting has been postponed until further notice. 

The Governor's Commission on Caribbean Affairs cordially Invites you to attend its February 2015 Commission Meeting

Event Date: 
Wed, 02/11/2015 - 18:00 - 20:00

New Director of Defense Intelligence Agency Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart USMC is of Jamaican Heritage

Lieutenant General Vincent R. Stewart Assuming the Directorship of the Defense Intelligence Agency

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Vincent R. Stewart was sworn in as the 20th director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and commander of the Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance in a ceremony on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 held at DIA Headquarters, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C.

HavServe Third Annual Volunteer Recognition Gala

Ambassador Bocchit Edmond, Permanent Representative of Haiti to the OAS and Ms. Carline Brice Founder/Board Chair of HavServe

HavServe held its third annual Volunteer Recognition Gala in Silver Spring, Maryland on Saturday January 17, 2015. The event began with a cocktail hour that included a silent auction. Gala attendees also had the opportunity to purchase beautiful hand-made arts and crafts along with Haitian Rum and coffee.  Scattered through the cocktail area guests could view beautiful pictures of Haitian children while listening to the musical stylings of Haitian musician Vilard Anglade.

Hatian Ambassador Paul Altidor Statement on the Fifth Anniversary of the Haiti Earthquake

Haitian Ambassador Paul Altidor

Five years ago today one of the most devastating natural disasters in recorded history struck the nation of Haiti. The earthquake of January 12, 2010 will never be forgotten.

On that fateful day, we experienced a national trauma. Hundreds of thousands of homes were destroyed. Almost two million people were displaced. And more than 300,000 people perished, their voices silenced, their dreams ended. Parents lost sons and daughters. Husbands and wives were widowed. Children became orphans.

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