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New legislation for Caribbean immigrants ID cards New legislation for Caribbean immigrants ID cards

New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio, has signed legislation to create a municipal identification card for Caribbean and other immigrants living in the city, including undocumented persons.

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Prof. Leslie Manigat made “significant Contribution to the development of tertiary education in the Caribbean
Prof. Leslie Manigat made “significant Contribution to the development of tertiary education in the Caribbean

by Tony Best - Historians and analysts don’t rate Prof. Leslie Manigat as one of Haiti’s great political leaders.

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Bahamas: Economy too fragile for VAT
Bahamas: Economy too fragile for VAT

President of the Bahamas Christian Council, Dr. Ranford Patterson, has warned that the pending introduction of VAT (Value Added Tax) could lead to more social ills.

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Jamaica: Agreement signed to stop electricity theft
Jamaica: Agreement signed to stop electricity theft

The light and power company, the Jamaica Public Service (JPS), has signed an agreement with Crime Stop Jamaica to deal with electricity theft.

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Opinion/Editorial

Commissioner Ellington Rides into the Sunset
Commissioner Ellington Rides into the Sunset

By Basil Wilson - Commissioner of Police, Owen Ellington, unexpectedly and inexplicably has stepped down as the chief law enforcement officer of Jamaica.

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Black Press: The Voice of Black America – Part 2
Black Press: The Voice of Black America – Part 2

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA Columnist - The June unemployment rate is was down to 6.1 percent. 

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Editorial: “Something has got to change,” a demand for action by Caricom leaders
Editorial: “Something has got to change,” a demand for action by Caricom leaders

That loud cry for reform in the Caribbean Community was articulated by St. Lucia’s Prime Minister, Dr. Kenny Anthony.

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Fashion Flash

FASHION NOTES
FASHION NOTES

By Walter Greene - Ethiopian shoe designer BETHLEHEM TILAHUN ALEMU made her first shoe in 2004.  

 

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THE BUSINESS OF BEAUTY THE NATURAL WAY
THE BUSINESS OF BEAUTY THE NATURAL WAY

By Walter Greene - Jamaican visionary MUFFETTA KRUEGER is in the beauty business, she's all about beautifying oneself and your surroundings, all in a natural way.

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Arts & Entertainment

Brooklyn Museum Presents Major Survey of Work by Brooklyn Artists
Brooklyn Museum Presents Major Survey of Work by Brooklyn Artists

The Brooklyn Museum continues its long tradition of focusing on Brooklyn-based artists with a major survey featuring more than one hundred works by thirty-five artists or artist groups who live and/or
work in Brooklyn.

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Roberta Flack  at Lincoln Center
Roberta Flack at Lincoln Center

Grammy Award-winning singer Roberta Flack remains unparalleled in her ability to tell a story through her music.

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Business

Macy’s to Anchor New Regional Mall in Hawaii
Macy’s to Anchor New Regional Mall in Hawaii

Macy’s, Inc. announced an agreement for Macy’s to anchor the new Ka Makana Ali‘i in Kapolei in West O‘ahu, Hawaii.

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Comcast program Awards Nearly $2 Million to High School Seniors
Comcast program Awards Nearly $2 Million to High School Seniors
Charisse R. Lillie
Comcast program Awards Nearly $2 Million to High School Seniors

The Comcast Foundation announced that it has awarded approximately $2 million in college scholarships through the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program

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Five Ways to Make a Big Impact with Your Small Business
Five Ways to Make a Big Impact with Your Small Business

When it comes to offering specialized, one-on-one support and niche product offerings, nothing beats shopping with a locally-owned small business.

 

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Youth & Education

Commemorating the Life of Medgar Wiley Evers
Commemorating the Life of Medgar Wiley Evers

(Remarks from Rudy Crew, President, Medgar Evers College)

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First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Winning Recipes in Townwide "Healthy Lunchtime Challenge"
First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Winning Recipes in Townwide "Healthy Lunchtime Challenge"

 First Lady Michelle Obama, Epicurious, the Department of Education, and the Department of Agriculture announced the winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

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New York caribbean Students Among Disney Dremers
New York caribbean Students Among Disney Dremers

by Walter Greene - Caribbean and African born students from the New York area were among the 100 high school students chosen from a record number of 1000 applicants, to participate in this year's seventh edition of Disney Dreamers Academy

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Spirituality

Think on These Things
Think on These Things

by Reverend Frank I. Williams - Are you ready for the Word! “Then Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.’” Luke 23:34a

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For Everything There Is a Season
For Everything There Is a Season

By Daniel Rebant - Some of the most quoted words of the Bible are from the Book of Ecclesiastes, chapter 3, verses 1-8:

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Health

Prevention is Your Best Medicine for Allergies
Prevention is Your Best Medicine for Allergies

By Susan Beane, M.D. - Allergy symptoms are a concern for many, even though we’re heading into the summer months.

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Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean Donates His Inspirational Art to HHC Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital in East Harlem
Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean Donates His Inspirational Art to HHC Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital in East Harlem Read more...
 
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2014 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award
2014 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award

The 13th annual Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Awards Dinner Gala was held on June 19th at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.

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What's Going On

What's Going On: July 8, 2014
What's Going On: July 8, 2014

by Victoria Horsford - President Obama has been through a rough patch recently. GOP House Speaker Boehner talks talking about suing POTUS. Last week, the Supreme Court struck down Obama recess appointments.

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HEADLINES

Prof. Leslie Manigat made “significant Contribution to the development of tertiary education in the Caribbean

by Tony Best - Historians and analysts don’t rate Prof. Leslie Manigat as one of Haiti’s great political leaders.

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Opinion/Editorial

Commissioner Ellington Rides into the Sunset

By Basil Wilson - Commissioner of Police, Owen Ellington, unexpectedly and inexplicably has stepped down as the chief law enforcement officer of Jamaica.

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Business

Macy’s to Anchor New Regional Mall in Hawaii

Macy’s, Inc. announced an agreement for Macy’s to anchor the new Ka Makana Ali‘i in Kapolei in West O‘ahu, Hawaii.

 Read more...

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