Day: August 4, 2021

Design competition launches for Chief Peguis monument at Manitoba Legislature

Years of effort and planning to get a statue of Chief Peguis erected on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislature took a giant step forward on Wednesday. With $500,000 from the province to help build the monument — which commemorates the Selkirk Treaty of 1817 — organizers are now able to launch a design competition. …

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Nicaraguan Immigrant Dies In ICE Custody After Testing Positive For COVID

A 37-year-old Nicaraguan woman who crossed the border last week and said she was fearful of being deported to her home country died in ICE custody on Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19, according to government documents obtained by BuzzFeed News. The woman, who died at a hospital in Harlingen, Texas, was arrested by Border …

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