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University of Miami to Open Medical School in the Bahamas

 University of Miami is coming to the Bahamas. The Florida-based university will be establishing a School of Medicine in Grand Bahama, Prime Minister Perry Christie announced. The announcement came after Christie was on the island for talks with Dean of …

Op-Ed: Deportations to Haiti Threaten Lives and Tear Families Apart

 By Drew AikenOp-Ed Contributor Since January 2011 — a year after Port-au-Prince and its environs were pummeled by a devastating earthquake — the United States has deported hundreds of Haitian nationals, many of whom had long been legal permanent residents …

Professor Guerda Nicolas on “Social Networks” and the Haitian Support System

 By Alexander Britell University of Miami Professor Guerda Nicolas’ new book, Social Networks and the Mental Health of Haitian Immigrants, takes a look at the mental and psychological issues Haitians face in entering new communities in the United States – …