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Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Feb. 20-27

  Lori Rotblatt, left, and Patrice Curedale, co-founders of Topanga Vintage Market, attend their event at Pierce College in Woodland Hills on Jan 26. The next market is Feb. 23. (Photo by Ed Crisostomo, Contributing Photographer)   Here is a sampling of upcoming events and ongoing entertainments that you may have missed in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area.   EVENTS   Historic Walking Tour of Van Nuys: The Museum of the San Fernando Valley presents the tour, 9:50 a.m. Feb. 22. ...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


Bank of Jamaica - Bank of Jamaica Inflation Targeting Campaign (2020) :30 (Jamaica)

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Home Office to release information about detainees' access to lawyers

Home Office challenged over failure to ensure all people threatened with removal from UK had access to phonesThe Home Office has agreed to release information about whether it has deported immigration detainees who did not have access to working phones to contact their lawyers.An emergency ruling by the court of appeal last week prevented the authorities from removing anyone from the UK who had been held at two detention centres near Heathrow airport, Harmondsworth and Colnbrook, where there had...
Tags: Politics, UK, Law, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Heathrow, Court of appeal, Jamaica, Harmondsworth, Colnbrook, Doncaster Sheffield


‘No Time to Die’ TV Spot: James Bond is Keeping Everyone Waiting

James Bond’s knives are out in No Time to Die, which features an exciting Knives Out reunion for Daniel Craig and Bond series newcomer Ana de Armas. Naturally, only Craig’s Bond would keep de Armas’ CIA agent waiting, but the superspy seems to enjoy taking his time in the the newest No Time to Die TV spot, keeping everyone on edge as they await Craig’s final outing as Agent 007. No Time to Die TV Spot A new No Time to Die spot that aired during the NBA All-Star game shows James Bond fac...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, James Bond, Daniel Craig, Jamaica, Cia, Bond, MGM, Craig, Ana, NBA All Star, Rami Malek, Safin, Lea Seydoux, Billy Magnussen, Action/Adventure


5 warm-weather golf courses for a romantic getaway

While golf is known for being mostly male-centric, I can think of nothing more romantic than a couple that likes to play golf together. Adding a round of golf can give you some special bonding time, even in destinations that are already known for being as close to paradise as possible. For those lovely teams […] The post 5 warm-weather golf courses for a romantic getaway appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Mexico, Africa, South Africa, Jamaica, North America, Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Regions, Speciality Travel, Leisure Travel


Transfer rumours: Guardiola, Sterling, Werner, Morrison

Guardiola to stay at Manchester City, RB Leipzig deny Liverpool contact over Werner, Morrison set to play for Jamaica, plus more.
Tags: Football, Liverpool, Manchester City, Jamaica, Leipzig, Guardiola, Werner Morrison


Transfer rumours: Guardiola, Sterling, Solskjaer, Werner, Magalhaes, Morrison

Pep Guardiola to stay at Manchester City, RB Leipzig deny Liverpool contact over Timo Werner, Ravel Morrison set to play for Jamaica, plus more.
Tags: Football, Liverpool, Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, Jamaica, Leipzig, Solskjaer Werner Magalhaes Morrison, Timo Werner Ravel Morrison


Best places to travel in April 2020

Despite an old adage about April showers, the fourth month of the year is really when life starts to return to much of the planet. The long winter has defrosted and left with it cherry blossoms, baseball, and plenty of end-of-winter parties, combining to make this one of the most enticing months to get out and see the world. But the best places to travel in April aren’t always the most obvious, where festivals you may never have heard of offer better times than well-worn destinations. So read...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Australia, Virginia, US, Chicago, Thailand, New Jersey, James Bond, Island, Jamaica, Monaco, Melbourne, Norfolk, Christina Ricci, Aston Martin


STR: Caribbean/Mexico hotel construction up 26.9% in January

STR's hotel pipeline data for the Caribbean/Mexico region showed 152 projects accounting for 31,787 rooms in construction as of the end of January 2020. This represented a 26.9% year-over-year jump in the number of rooms in the final phase of the development pipeline. A majority of the region's rooms in construction are in the upper-tier segments. Of the three, upscale projects represented the largest percentage increase (+70.1%) in activity year over year. 1. Upscale: 7,048 rooms2. Luxur...
Tags: Travel, Mexico, Jamaica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Mexico


Jamaicans deported by Home Office go into hiding fearing for lives

Number of people who were on Tuesday flight from UK concerned about gang violenceAs many as seven of the Jamaicans who were deported on a Home Office charter flight on Tuesday have gone into hiding in fear of their lives, the Guardian has learned.In interviews, three of the 17 who were forcibly returned to Jamaica on Tuesday said they fear that they will be targeted by gangs if their whereabouts become known. They said they were staying in secret locations and are afraid to go outside. Continue ...
Tags: UK, Human Rights, Crime, UK News, World news, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Guardian, Jamaica


Rayan was deported to Jamaica after being convicted for burglary

Rayan has lived in the UK since he was 12, but was made to leave after being convicted of burglary.
Tags: UK, News, Jamaica, Rayan


Jamaica deportation: 'I feel I was punished twice when I was deported'

Rayan Crawford, who lived in the UK for 22 years, says he was crying in pain on the plane to Jamaica.
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Church of England ‘Still Deeply Institutionally Racist,’ Says Archbishop

The Church of England has voted to apologize for “conscious and unconscious racism experienced by countless Black, Asian and minority ethnic” people over the past seven decades, as its senior bishop said Tuesday that the church is “still deeply institutionally racist,” according to the BBC. At a meeting of the General Synod, the church’s governing body, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said that he was “ashamed” of the the church’s history of racism. During the Synod, members voted to ...
Tags: England, London, News, Church, Religion, Uncategorized, Bbc, Britain, Theresa May, National Health Service, Church Of England, Jamaica, Archbishop Of Canterbury, Caribbean, Rudd, West Indies


Jamaica deportation: 'I’m numb, hurt, wounded'

Rupert Smith, one of 17 convicted offenders deported to Jamaica, says he has "had his life taken away".
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'I've been ripped from my family': deportee struggles to cope in Jamaica

Chevon Brown was sent to country where he has no close relatives after committing a driving offenceWhen Chevon Brown was 21 he was convicted of dangerous driving and spent seven months in prison. He admits he was speeding at over 100 miles an hour in an uninsured car and acknowledges he behaved irresponsibly, but feels the consequences have been wholly disproportionate.As a result of that conviction he was deported to Jamaica a year ago, a country he left as a teenager and where he has no close ...
Tags: Politics, Americas, UK News, World news, Immigration and asylum, Oxford, Home Office, Jamaica, Commonwealth immigration, Windrush scandal, Chevon Brown


Deportation flight concerns coming from 'Westminster bubble', says No 10

Government defends decision to go ahead with deportation flight to Jamaica despite outcryDowning Street has dismissed concerns about a deportation flight to Jamaica as the preoccupation of a “Westminster bubble” and vowed to press ahead with an inquiry into the use of judicial review.After a court judgment forced the government to remove more than half the people on the flight list, the prime minister’s press secretary said reaction to the case showed that “certain parts of Westminster still hav...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Jamaica, Commonwealth immigration, Windrush scandal


Jamaica deportation flight leaves with 'about 20' people

Home Office flight leaves UK less than half full after court upheld legal challengeA planned deportation flight to Jamaica has taken off but with fewer than half of those due to have been on board after a court upheld a legal challenge.As the government came under fire for proceeding with the flight, it was defended on Tuesday by the chancellor, who said those onboard were not members of the Windrush generation but offenders who posed a risk to the public. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK, Law, Americas, UK News, World news, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Jamaica, Commonwealth immigration, Windrush scandal


Brexit: EU chief gently mocks Johnson's backing for possible 'Australian' trade model - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s statement to MPs confirming the government’s commitment to HS2 9.26am GMT A planned deportation flight to Jamaica has taken off but with only around half of those due to have been on board after a court last night upheld a legal challenge, my colleague Ben Quinn reports. Related: Jamaica deportation flight leaves with 'around 20' people 9.23am GMT Here are some more lines from the debate in ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Eu, Spain, Boris Johnson, Gibraltar, Jamaica, Johnson, Greenwich, European Parliament, UK EU, Social Democrats, FTA, Ben Quinn, European Court of Justice CJEU, Ursula von der Leyen


Jamaica deportation flight leaves with 'around 20' people

Flight departs without about half the people who were due to have been departed after court upheld legal challengeA planned deportation flight to Jamaica has taken off but with only around half of those due to have been on board after a court last night upheld a legal challenge.As the government came under fire for proceeding with the flight, it was defended on Tuesday by the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, who said those onboard were not members of the Windrush generation but offenders who posed a ris...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Jamaica, Sajid Javid


Jamaica deportation: Home Office flight leaves UK despite court ruling

The plane carrying convicted offenders takes off, despite a last-minute court challenge.
Tags: UK, News, Home Office, Jamaica


Jamaica deportation: Home Office proceeds with flight despite court ruling

It comes after a court ruling put restrictions on who the government could deport to Jamaica.
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Deportation flight leaves UK for Jamaica despite court ruling

Planned flight goes ahead despite judge ordering it not to deport many of the detaineesThe Home Office has proceeded with a planned deportation flight to Jamaica.The flight left despite a court of appeal judge ordering the Home Office not to deport many of the detainees amid concerns over their access to legal advice. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Jamaica


Appeal court gives 11th-hour reprieve to detainees due to be sent to Jamaica

Court of appeal orders Home Office not to remove anyone scheduled to be deported from two detention centres on 6.30am flightA group of about 50 people due to be deported to Jamaica on Tuesday morning won a last-minute reprieve on Monday night following an emergency ruling by the court of appeal.The court ordered the Home Office not to remove anyone scheduled to be deported from two detention centres near Heathrow on the 6.30am flight to Jamaica – “unless satisfied [they] had access to a function...
Tags: Human Rights, Law, Americas, UK News, World news, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Heathrow, Jamaica, Commonwealth immigration, Windrush scandal


Jamaica deportation: Appeal court issues order over phone access

A judge says the Home Office must be sure those set to be deported on Tuesday had access to legal advice.
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Court deals blow to UK government's deportation plans

Court of appeal orders Home Office to prove detainees had access to functioning phonesThe government has received a blow to its plans to deport about 50 people to Jamaica after one of two legal actions to try to halt the scheduled flight succeeded.The court of appeal made the ruling in an emergency out-of-hours hearing on Monday night, ordering the Home Office not to remove anyone scheduled to be deported from two detention centres near Heathrow on the 6.30am flight to Jamaica on Tuesday – “unle...
Tags: UK, Human Rights, Law, Americas, UK News, World news, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Heathrow, Jamaica, Commonwealth immigration, Windrush scandal


Deportation row: David Lammy asks 'when will black lives matter again'

Labour MPs condemn removal of 50 people to Jamaica with Windrush report pendingDavid Lammy has challenged the government over the Home Office’s decision to resume deportation flights to Jamaica, asking it to demonstrate that “black lives matter”.In angry and emotional scenes in the Commons on Monday, fellow Labour MPs joined Lammy in condemning the scheduled deportation of 50 people on Tuesday before the release of a report on the Windrush scandal. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Labour, House Of Commons, Home Office, David Lammy, Jamaica, Lammy, Windrush, Commonwealth immigration


Judge rejects attempt to stop Home Office deportation fight

Lawyers had argued that Priti Patel had acted unlawfully and breached human rights legislationA high court judge has refused an emergency application to halt a charter flight scheduled to leave the UK on Tuesday with about 50 Jamaican-born people onboard.Mr Justice Mostyn refused an application from Duncan Lewis solicitors on behalf of 13 Jamaican-born men due to be put on the flight leaving the UK at 6.30am. Continue reading...
Tags: UK, Human Rights, Law, Americas, UK News, World news, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Jamaica, Priti Patel, Mostyn, Duncan Lewis, Commonwealth immigration, Windrush scandal


'When will black lives matter again?': David Lammy demands answers on deportation flights – video

The Labour MP addresses the Tories over the resumption of deportation flights to Jamaica. Two emergency judicial reviews have been lodged in the high court attempting to halt a charter flight scheduled to leave the UK on Tuesday, which more than 150 cross-party MPs have called on Boris Johnson to stop. Lammy asked how, in the light of the Windrush scandal, the government could be sure that none of those facing deportation were actually British citizens Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, David Lammy, Boris Johnson, Tories, Jamaica, Lammy, Windrush, Windrush scandal


Windrush: Government defends Jamaica deportation flight

It comes after 170 cross-party MPs called for a flight on Tuesday to be halted.
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Lawyers lodge judicial reviews to stop Home Office deportation flight

Emergency legal actions raise concerns about forcible removal of Jamaican-born men from UKTwo emergency judicial reviews have been lodged in the high court by lawyers trying to halt a charter flight scheduled to leave the UK on Tuesday with about 50 Jamaican-born people on board.The emergency legal actions, lodged by Duncan Lewis solicitors, argue that if the charter flight commissioned by the Home Office to deport dozens of Jamaican-born men goes ahead, the Home Office will be acting unlawfully...
Tags: UK, Law, Americas, UK News, World news, Immigration and asylum, Home Office, Jamaica, Duncan Lewis, Commonwealth immigration, Windrush scandal