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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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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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February 11, 1989 | DON A. SCHANCHE, Times Staff Writer
Prime Minister-designate Michael Manley, an America-bashing socialist firebrand in the 1970s but now a moderate social democrat, set good relations with Washington as his first priority Friday and vowed that economically troubled Jamaica will honor its $4-billion foreign debt.
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June 1, 1992 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush Administration, in an effort to close off new smuggling routes used by South American drug traffickers, has drafted plans to expand the use of U.S. troops and military helicopters in Guatemala, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica, Bush Administration officials confirmed Sunday. Under one proposal now being circulated by the Administration to lawmakers, about a dozen U.S.
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June 1, 1992 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush Administration, in an effort to close off new smuggling routes used by South American drug traffickers, has drafted plans to expand the use of U.S. troops and military helicopters in Guatemala, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica, Bush Administration officials confirmed Sunday. Under one proposal now being circulated by the Administration to lawmakers, about a dozen U.S.
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January 30, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Vice President Dan Quayle's three-day peacemaking mission to Latin America ended on a sour note when Jamaican Prime Minister Michael Manley told him the U.S. invasion of Panama was a violation of international law. "We exchanged views on Panama," Manley said, "and we are friends, but friends do not always agree." Quayle visited Honduras and Panama in addition to Jamaica.
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November 13, 1989 | RICHARD SIMON and FREDERICK M. MUIR, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
One Saturday afternoon in March, insurance executive Glen A. Holden came home to his Bel-Air mansion to hear his grandson announce, "Hey gramps, the President's calling." In that surprise phone call, President Bush asked his old friend and financial supporter to serve as the next ambassador to Jamaica and to play a key role in formulating U.S. policy in the Caribbean.
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January 30, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Vice President Dan Quayle's three-day peacemaking mission to Latin America ended on a sour note when Jamaican Prime Minister Michael Manley told him the U.S. invasion of Panama was a violation of international law. "We exchanged views on Panama," Manley said, "and we are friends, but friends do not always agree." Quayle visited Honduras and Panama in addition to Jamaica.
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November 13, 1989 | RICHARD SIMON and FREDERICK M. MUIR, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
One Saturday afternoon in March, insurance executive Glen A. Holden came home to his Bel-Air mansion to hear his grandson announce, "Hey gramps, the President's calling." In that surprise phone call, President Bush asked his old friend and financial supporter to serve as the next ambassador to Jamaica and to play a key role in formulating U.S. policy in the Caribbean.
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February 11, 1989 | DON A. SCHANCHE, Times Staff Writer
Prime Minister-designate Michael Manley, an America-bashing socialist firebrand in the 1970s but now a moderate social democrat, set good relations with Washington as his first priority Friday and vowed that economically troubled Jamaica will honor its $4-billion foreign debt.
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