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By Pascale Diverlus, the Star, Dec. 6, 2017

Imagine your current country, possibly the only one you’ve ever known, forcibly kicking you out; your home country is unstable and perilous; and upon arrival at your prospect country, you’re arrested, detained, and turned away. To be Haitian is to be trapped in a never-ending game of migrant roulette.

Last month, Donald Trump announced he will be rescinding the temporary protection status (TPS) for Haitians living in the United States. Under TPS, Haitians whose entire worlds were destroyed by the catastrophic 2010 earthquake, which killed more than 200,000 people, and that displaced over 1.5 million people were provided protection and status in the U.S.

This move will result in the deportation of 60,000 people back to…

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By Anna Maria Tremonti, CBC's The Current, Nov. 22, 2017

Eleven women from a remote Guatemalan community are seeking damages from a Canadian mining company over allegations they were raped by employees of one of its former subsidiaries.

The women, who have travelled to Toronto as part of an Ontario civil court case launched in 2011, claim they were victims of gang rape in 2007 during forced evictions by security staff of a mining business called Compania Guatemalteca de Niquel, or CGN.

"They feel like they can't get justice in Guatemala," CBC's Lorenda Reddekopp told The Current's Anna Maria Tremonti.

"They feel like this could be their only hope."

Hudbay Minerals purchased CGN's Fenix nickel project in a corporate takeover of Skye Resources in…