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    Caribbean Nations Preserve a Complicated Heritage

    by  • March 1, 2015 • 
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    DORADO, Puerto Rico — When Europeans first invaded the Caribbean beginning in the late-15th century — more by chance than by design — devastation soon followed. Local populations were decimated by diseases from another world, and native people’s doomed attempts to repel the fearsome strangers met with only more death. Within two centuries, the slave...

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    US Names First Special Envoy for LGBT Rights

    by  • February 24, 2015 • 
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    Randy Berry

    The Obama administration has made a further commitment to advancing universal human rights by appointing Randy Berry the first United States special envoy to promote the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people worldwide. The appointment comes as “the lives of LGBT people and those who support them are under increasing strain and...

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