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Source: Reuters

Haitians in U.S. malign Trump decision to send them back home

Thursday 11:48 GMT

Haitian immigrants on Tuesday decried a U.S. decision to end a program that granted 59,000 Haitians temporary visas after the 2010 earthquake, saying they would be sent back to a country that has yet to recover from that disaster and others since.

Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, the state with the most Haitians, urged Trump to extend TPS, warning in a column he wrote for the Miami Herald that “Haitians sent home will face dire conditions, including lack of housing, inadequate health services and low prospects for employment.”

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Source: Global News

Lawren Harris painting ‘Mountains East of Maligne Lake’ sells for $3 million at auction

Friday 04:15 GMT

Lawren Harris painting ‘Mountain Forms’ smashes Canadian art record at auction. Other Harris paintings sold Wednesday include “Morin Island, Eclipse Sound, North Baffin Island, Arctic Painting XXXVI,” which sold well above the presale estimate at $1.2 million, and “Cathedral Mountain from Yoho Valley, Mountain Sketch LXXXVI, which sold for $931,250.

A painting by Group of Seven founding member Lawren Harris sold for just over $3 million Wednesday night, in line with presale expectations.

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