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US VP Kamala Harris, daughter of a Jamaican immigrant, meets island’s leader

US Vice-President Kamala Harris, whose father emigrated from Jamaica, met the island nation’s prime minister on Wednesday at the White House, marking another historic moment for the first Black and Asian-American vice-president. The meeting marked the first time since 1995 that a Jamaican leader has visited the White House. Harris, …

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US vice-president’s husband evacuated after bomb threat at high school

US Secret Service agents rushed second gentleman Doug Emhoff to safety on Tuesday, while students and administrators evacuated after a bomb threat was reported at a Washington school celebrating a Black History Month event, Emhoff’s aides and school authorities said.Emhoff, the husband of US Vice-President Kamala Harris, was at Dunbar …

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US, Taiwanese vice-presidents have ‘brief exchange’ in Honduras

A brief conversation between the US and Taiwanese vice-presidents at the inauguration of the new Honduran president is likely to add to Beijing’s tensions with Washington.US vice-president Kamala Harris said she spoke with her Taiwanese counterpart William Lai about their shared interest in Central America and the US government’s “root …

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Honduras inaugurates first woman president amid questions over Taiwan ties

Xiomara Castro was sworn in as Honduras’ first woman president on Thursday, with US Vice-President Kamala Harris in attendance, as her government faces tests over a sharply divided Congress, rising debt and relations with China.Castro, flanked by her husband, former President Manuel Zelaya, and their children, was sworn in at …

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