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We Are Here To Serve You. THE WEST INDIAN AMERICAN is published on the second Thursday of each month, except the special holiday editions during the months of December and January. Although efforts are made to ensure accurate and discriminating judgment, the opinion or statements of fact are the responsibility of contributors and columnists and not necessarily those of the editorial team or publisher.

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