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Thursday, July 23, 2015

U.S. restores full diplomatic ties with Cuba

Cuba: There is a new star in Washington, D.C. Along with 50 representing states of the union on the Stars and Stripes flag, another added to the galaxy that comprise the Caribbean and re-establishes Cuba’s severed relations with the United States. Comment.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Clarke opposes attempt to undermine public schools

Brooklyn: Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke voted no to a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives, which she said undermines public schools. Comment.

Sole immigrant on U.S. currency might become history

St Kitts and Nevis: Whoever said ‘silence is golden’ was not referring to talk about changing the face of a particular U.S. paper money. Comment.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Celebrate International Reggae Day July 1

Music: At the start of July, the world will be consumed by Reggae music. For 24 hours, International Reggae Day (IRD) Festival – a global media festival – will celebrate the best of Jamaica’s creativity and contributions worldwide. Comment.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Clarke opposes trade agreement

Brooklyn: Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke said she opposed a bill before the United States House of Representatives because it threatened jobs for Americans. Comment.

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Washington removes Cuba from US list of terrorism sponsors

Cuba: HAVANA (AP) _ The Obama administration formally removed Cuba from the U.S. terrorism blacklist Friday, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes. Comment.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

AphroChic fuses culture and interior design

Books: Personal style goes far beyond the clothes on your back. How you style your home after graduating from the cutesy designs of your college dorm room courtesy of Target, says a lot about you, your interests and maybe even your cultural background. For the happily married Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason, interior design and culture go hand in hand. Comment.