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Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

Clarke blames Trump for DACA crisis

People: As the United States Senate on Thursday summarily blocked three measures — including one backed by President Donald J. Trump — to resolve the fate of the so-called Caribbean and other “Dreamers,” leaving hundreds of thousands of them facing an uncertain future, Caribbean American Democratic Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has blamed the crisis squarely on the president. Comment

Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

Puerto Rican rescue dogs debut in Puppy Bowl

Puerto Rico: Two rescued Puerto Rican puppies played in the annual Puppy Bowl on Feb. 4. The yearly Superbowl-inspired game gets dozens of young pups to play a game of football in honor of the sporting event. The now adopted dogs, who go by Maddox and Murphy, were born in the care of The Sato Project — a Puerto-Rico based animal rescue group and flown to the U.S. shortly after Hurricane Maria. Comments (1)

Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018

Movies: The 10th season of the series “AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange” premiered this month on Martin Luther King day. This season is being hosted by actor Nicholas L. Ashe and the series is showing two documentary films by Caribbean filmmakers. One is “Between 2 Shores,” by Guadeloupean filmmaker Mariette Monpierre, and the other film is “Fatal Assistance” by Oscar-nominated Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck. They will show on Jan. 29 and Feb. 12 respectively. Comment

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