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African American Voice puts focus on future


This year’s 18th annual African American Voice: An Evening of Performance puts the focus on the future by showcasing youth.

Held Friday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m. downtown at the Regional Arts Center, the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his teachings features a night of young performers who exemplify King’s encouraging, inspiring words.

Presented by the Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council’s African American Committee, this annual event kicks off celebrations of King’s birthday weekend. TAAC’s Dr. Teretha Harper and Vicki Parks have organized this event, Harper saying that people appreciate what it brings.

“They have said that your program is a little bit different from the other programs that happen in the city,” Harper said. They aim to set the stage…

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Focus on key populations in national HIV strategic plans in the African region | WHO


The World Health Organization (WHO) defines key populations as populations who are at higher risk for HIV irrespective of the epidemic type or local context and who face social and legal challenges that increase their vulnerability. They include sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender people, people who inject drugs, and people in prison and other closed settings. In addition to experiencing elevated.

HIV risk and burden and facing legal and social issues, these populations historically have not received adequate priority in the response to the HIV epidemic, especially in countries with generalized HIV epidemics.

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Hualien dead pigs test negative for African swine fever | Society | FOCUS TAIWAN


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Taipei, Dec. 26 (CNA) Six dead pigs found dumped in a gutter in the eastern county of Hualien have tested negative for the highly contagious African swine fever (ASF), a Council of Agriculture (COA) official said Wednesday.

Chiu Chui-chang (邱垂章), head of the council’s Animal Health Research Institute, said veterinarians have also ruled out the possibility of foot-and-mouth disease and are still trying to pinpoint the cause of death.

Samples taken from the carcasses were sent to the institute for laboratory testing a day earlier after the pigs were found abandoned in a gutter under a bridge in Hualien’s Shoufeng Township. The news of the abandoned pigs drew nationwide attention and sparked fears that the pigs were infected with ASF.

The…

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Trinidadian Restaurant Coming to H Street Will Focus On Roti and Rum



Caribbean cuisine is more than jerk chicken and oxtails smothered in gravy. Chef Peter Prime, of Caribbean-inspired smokehouse Spark, will focus on …
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Stock Valuations in Focus for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL), Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL)


Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) has an ERP5 rank of 8898. The ERP5 Rank is an investment gadget that analysts use to unveil undervalued companies.  The ERP5 looks at the Price to Book ratio, Earnings Yield, ROIC and 5 year average ROIC.  The lower the ERP5 rank, the more undervalued a enterprise is thought to be.

Investors Often times closely follow fundamental and technical data. Even with all the evidence, it can be tough to think through if the economy and the markets are preparing for a whole new breakout run. With the recent trend resulting in a series of new all-time record highs, investors will must put the pieces together to try and gauge how long the second longest bull market in history will continue. Some professionals are still wondering if the next recession is…

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