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U.S.: $1.3 million worth of ketamine seized at Dulles Airport in shipment from Cameroon

STERLING, Va. (7News) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said they seized roughly 46 pounds of ketamine in an air cargo shipment from Cameroon on October 10 at Washington Dulles International Airport. The value of the seized ketamine was estimated at $1.3 million. Officials said they discovered the animal …

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Lightning rod bishop in Cameroon wins management award

CRUX | YAOUNDÈ, Cameroon – A bishop who’s long been a lightning rod in his native Cameroon, including being twice kidnapped by separatist militants, has been honored by a leading weekly newspaper for effective management. Bishop Michael Bibi of the Diocese of Buea in Cameroon’s troubled Southwest region was named …

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U.S. Passport Holders Will Need an ETIAS Visa to Travel to Europe in 2024

What You Need to Know About the ETIAS Visa for U.S. Passport Holders Starting in January 2024, U.S. passport holders will need to apply for an ETIAS visa before traveling to Europe. The ETIAS visa is an electronic travel authorization that will allow visa-exempt travelers to enter the Schengen Area …

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Lawsuit Filed Against U.S. Government For Abuse, Unlawful Deportation Of Cameroonian Asylum Seekers

August 8, 2023, Washington, D.C. – Black Star News |  Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, the Center for Constitutional Rights and Texas A&M Law School Immigrant Rights Clinic and Civil Rights Clinic filed a case in the District of Columbia on behalf of two Cameroonian men abused by U.S. immigration detention officials and then deported back …

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India finds ‘violations’ at cough syrup maker linked to Cameroon deaths

Reuters | August 2, 2023 – India found violations related to manufacturing and laboratory practices at drugmaker Riemann Labs, whose cough syrup was linked to child deaths in Cameroon, Reuters news agency reported on Wednesday citing a government health official. Authorities stepped up scrutiny of drugmakers after some cough syrups …

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