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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

People: 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

People: 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

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018

Clarke urges Caribbean nationals to get US citizenship and vote

People: 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

People: 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

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
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