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Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017

Caribbean pols strongly condemn hate, violence in Charlottesville

National: Caribbean American legislators in Brooklyn on Sunday vehemently denounced the hate and violence that engulfed the City of Charlottesville, Va. the day before when white nationalists and counter-protesters clashed in what has been described as one of the bloodiest fights to date over the removal of Confederate monuments across the Southern United States. Comment

Saturday, July 1, 2017

U.S. Congress lays out initiative fostering more diplomacy with the Caribbean

National: Since becoming a law late last year, the United States-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act (H.R. 4939) — a bill passed by congress to increase U.S. diplomacy efforts with the Caribbean and their leaders — recently publicized their initiative. As a mandate of the bill, officials with the State Department produced a multi-year strategy laying out a plan to increase engagement, safety, and the livelihood between the governments. The effort to reach the action plan was in collaboration with several groups, said the director of Caribbean Affairs at the State Department. Comment