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June 1, 1994 | DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton Administration has won agreement from Jamaica to set up a facility on the Caribbean island to support shipborne immigration hearings for Haitian refugees fleeing their country by sea, officials said Tuesday. The agreement, which may be announced as early as today, will come as a major relief to the Administration, which has been searching for a home for the refugee processing operation ever since President Clinton announced his new hearing policy more than three weeks ago.
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July 24, 1999 | VALERIE REITMAN and JULIE TAMAKI, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Like most refugees who fled this war-ravaged city to Albania or Macedonia, Naser Mehmetaj returned to find that his once-handsome two-story house had been torched by Yugoslav forces. Only the orange brick walls remained. So Mehmetaj pitched a donated tent beside his house. He is camping out with his wife, 70-year-old mother and five children.
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April 3, 1999 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ismail Samakova may have set a record for hospitality. Thousands of Macedonian Albanians have opened their doors to their ethnic brothers and sisters who have been forced out of neighboring Kosovo by Serbian forces. But it is difficult to imagine that anyone has opened his doors wider than Samakova has.
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April 3, 1999 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ismail Samakova may have set a record for hospitality. Thousands of Macedonian Albanians have opened their doors to their ethnic brothers and sisters who have been forced out of neighboring Kosovo by Serbian forces. But it is difficult to imagine that anyone has opened his doors wider than Samakova has.
NEWS
January 3, 1996 | Reuters
The Guantanamo Bay Naval Base tent cities set up to shelter Haitians and Cubans will close at the end of this month.
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July 24, 1999 | VALERIE REITMAN and JULIE TAMAKI, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Like most refugees who fled this war-ravaged city to Albania or Macedonia, Naser Mehmetaj returned to find that his once-handsome two-story house had been torched by Yugoslav forces. Only the orange brick walls remained. So Mehmetaj pitched a donated tent beside his house. He is camping out with his wife, 70-year-old mother and five children.
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August 26, 1994 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton Administration is facing a daunting and politically risky challenge as it prepares to expand the refugee detention centers at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base: how to hold Cuban and Haitian refugees there indefinitely without inviting violence and riots. A series of disturbances already has erupted among Haitians at the base on Cuba's southeast shore. Although U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 2005 | Sam Quinones, Times Staff Writer
On the porch of a friend's mobile home in Long Beach, the Cambodian doughnut king falls asleep each night shivering. Once, he enjoyed the warmth of family and the respect of his community. Once, he was a poor boy who carried away one of Cambodia's wealthiest daughters. Once, he was a millionaire who met three U.S. presidents. Ted Ngoy made a fortune in doughnuts. Over the years, he led thousands of his countrymen into the business.
NEWS
July 8, 1988 | Associated Press
The U.S Embassy will not process Soviets who want to settle in the United States as refugees until Oct. 1 because a huge surge in immigrants has exhausted government funds, an embassy spokeswoman said today. Armenians, who were the hardest hit by the move, criticized the decision.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 13, 2005 | Matea Gold, Times Staff Writer
Robert F. Newmyer, a prolific independent film producer who worked on "sex, lies and videotape," "Training Day" and "The Santa Clause" movies, died Monday while on location in Toronto. He was 49. Newmyer, a partner in Outlaw Productions, was an industry veteran with more than two dozen film credits.
NEWS
January 3, 1996 | Reuters
The Guantanamo Bay Naval Base tent cities set up to shelter Haitians and Cubans will close at the end of this month.
NEWS
August 26, 1994 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton Administration is facing a daunting and politically risky challenge as it prepares to expand the refugee detention centers at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base: how to hold Cuban and Haitian refugees there indefinitely without inviting violence and riots. A series of disturbances already has erupted among Haitians at the base on Cuba's southeast shore. Although U.S.
NEWS
June 1, 1994 | DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton Administration has won agreement from Jamaica to set up a facility on the Caribbean island to support shipborne immigration hearings for Haitian refugees fleeing their country by sea, officials said Tuesday. The agreement, which may be announced as early as today, will come as a major relief to the Administration, which has been searching for a home for the refugee processing operation ever since President Clinton announced his new hearing policy more than three weeks ago.
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April 7, 1999 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With Europe in the throes of its worst humanitarian disaster since World War II, the United States and many European nations can't agree on how best to help the victims--the panicked ethnic Albanians flooding out of Kosovo. As the "forced, planned and directed" exodus from the Serbian province exceeded 400,000, according to U.N.
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April 20, 2003 | Caroline Fraser, Caroline Fraser is a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and the author of "God's Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church."
What is violence, and what constitutes a moral response to it? Few look to Henry James, master observer of the tea table and the drawing room, for answers to such questions.
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