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Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018

St Vincent: The main opposition New Democratic Party (NDP) took its case to New York Sunday night to form the next government in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, urging nationals to join hands in making the country a better place for all. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018

Adams demonstrates innovative policing device

Brooklyn: Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams on Thursday personally demonstrated the BolaWrap, a policing tool being adopted and tested by law enforcement agencies across the country to humanely subdue emotionally disturbed individuals. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018

Adams to Trump: ‘Ludicrous’ to deny green cards to immigrants

Brooklyn: Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has described as “ludicrous” a proposal by the Trump Administration to deny permanent residency status or re-entry to the United States to any immigrant who receives some form of public assistance — including food stamps, Medicaid, public housing or rent vouchers. Comment

Friday, Oct. 12, 2018

Science film festival encourages more Caribbean interest

Movies: The Imagine Science Film festival kicks off today, and returns with more than a dozens of films exploring the filed of science. The week long event, which is also celebrating its 10-year anniversary, offers guests an opportunity to see projects on the matter from filmmakers all over the world, said the event’s creative program manager. Comment

Actress creates a different lane

Arts & Theater: A Harlem-based stage performer is shifting the way women performers are portrayed in theater. Recently playing the role of a Dahomey Amazon in the Off-Broadway show titled “Black Sparta,” actress Aixa Kendrick is a unique stand out in her profession. Topped with her unique look and signature Mohawk hairstyle, the performer says she is drawn to roles about history and presenting women as fearsome beings because it’s not something she usually gets to see. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018

Clarke urges Caribbean nationals to get US citizenship and vote

Brooklyn: With America bitterly divided over the confirmation hearing of Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh and draconian Trump administration immigration policies, Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke is urging Caribbean nationals not to hesitate in obtaining US citizenship, so they can exercise their voting franchise. Comment

‘Spiritual leader’ indicted for rape

Trinidad and Tobago: An East Flatbush man and self-proclaimed spiritual leader has been charged with raping two women after drugging them during religious ceremonies. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018

Kings County Hospital hosts historic School of Nursing Alumni Luncheon

Brooklyn: Keisha Gilles, assistant director of public affairs at NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County, has described as “phenomenal” last Saturday’s historic, celebratory luncheon for the Kings County School of Nursing Alumni. Comment
Food: A Bahamian chef is spotlighting Caribbean cuisine into a fun experience. Chef Kermit Raymond Mackey, who also goes by Chef Ray and Chef Kermit, recently launched “Island Flares” — a pop-up weekend brunch and dinner series at Colors Restaurant in the Lower East Side. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018

St Vincent: The Brooklyn-based Vincentian-American Independent National Charities, Inc. (VINCI) on Sunday honored two nationals and an organization at the group’s 35th Annual Gala Awards and 39th Independence Celebration of St. Vincent and the Grenadines at El Caribe Country Club in Brooklyn. Comment

Councilman Eugene celebrates Haiti Day

Manhattan: Councilman Mathieu Eugene (D–Flatbush) celebrated New York City Haitian Day at Bowling Green in Lower Manhattan on Oct. 6. Students, clergy, and local community leaders joined the Flatbush politician for a flag raising ceremony of the Haitian banner, honoring the Haitian soldiers that fought for American independence. Comment
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