Writers
Uprising: Peaceful Protest All over the country as Grand Jury Fails to Indict in Eric Garner Case Uprising: Peaceful Protest All over the country as Grand Jury Fails to Indict in Eric Garner Case

by Tony Best - Eric Garner death and Staten Island Grand jury failure to indict the police officer bring hundreds of thousands of people onto the street, it's an uprising. Without any semblance of Violence, a lesson from New York to the country

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HEADLINES

Congressman wants US to address "sparse diplomatic presence" in the Caribbean
Congressman wants US to address "sparse diplomatic presence" in the Caribbean

A senior Congressman is calling for the United States to have a greater presence in the Caribbean.

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Jamaica to lead UN Group seeking major reforms to Security Council
Jamaica to lead UN Group seeking major reforms to Security Council

Jamaica's Ambassador to the United Nations, Courtney Rattray is the new Chairman of the 11th round of the Inter-Governmental negotiations on the reform of the Security Council.

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Jamaican judge elected to International Court of Justice
Jamaican judge elected to International Court of Justice

Renowned Jamaican and international jurist Patrick Robinson has been elected to serve a judge in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for a nine year period beginning in February 2015.

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Opinion/Editorial

Xi Jinping: Confronting China's
Xi Jinping: Confronting China's

by Basil Wilson - At the beginning of the twentieth century, China was considered the sick man of Asia.

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The Legacy of Marcus Garvey
The Legacy of Marcus Garvey

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. - This year marks the 100 anniversary of the founding of the United Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) by the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey.

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Editorial: Time to Halt Guyana's democratic slide, the need to avoid dictatorship
Editorial: Time to Halt Guyana's democratic slide, the need to avoid dictatorship

Parliamentary democracy in Guyana is on life support, inching towards death and the possible emergence of a dictatorship. Donald Ramotar to reverse his heavy handed and deeply offensive and undemocratic step of suspending parliament by fiat.

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Fashion Flash

Edwing's North African Fashion Adventure
Edwing's North African Fashion Adventure

by Walter Greene - Designer EDWING D'ANGELO presented a Moroccan - Northern Sahara inspired collection for Spring/summer 2015.

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Beyonce' and Top Shelf Launch New Fashion Line
Beyonce' and Top Shelf Launch New Fashion Line

BEYONCE' is launching a new athletic fashion line, in a 50/50 joint venture with the popular British fashion empire TOPSHOP.

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Arts & Entertainment

Strictly the Best Vol. 50 and 51 Celebrates VP Records Legacy
Strictly the Best Vol. 50 and 51 Celebrates VP Records Legacy

The longest running reggae series Strictly The Best unleashes Volume 50 & Volume 51 on November 25, 2014.

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Double Take: African Innovations
Double Take: African Innovations

Celebrating Africa's continual dynamism and long tradition of artistic creativity, Double Take: African Innovations opens the doors to Brooklyn Museums storied African collection

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Business

Dynamism at the Caribbean International Business Conference in the Bahamas
Dynamism at the Caribbean International Business Conference in the Bahamas

by Tony Best - Creative industries across the Caribbean blended into an international showcase of music, dance, sports, animation and festivals with their own calendar of events, an economic lifeline, that can help spur growth.

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JetBlue Airways Opens International Arrivals Concourse at Its Award-Winning Terminal 5 at JFK
JetBlue Airways Opens International Arrivals Concourse at Its Award-Winning Terminal 5 at JFK

JetBlue, New York's Hometown Airline opens the long-awaited international arrivals hall extension to its world-class home at Terminal 5 (T5) at New York's John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport.

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Macy's Reveals a Black Friday Giveaway with a Million Dollars in Prizes
Macy's Reveals a Black Friday Giveaway with a Million Dollars in Prizes

Shoppers will have even more reasons to be excited during Macy's Black Friday Giveaway with a Million Dollars in Prizes in stores nationwide during doorbuster hours.

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Youth & Education

Hostos Community College Educator Cynthia Jones Earns National Honor
Hostos Community College Educator Cynthia Jones Earns National Honor

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) have named Hostos Community College English Department Lecturer Cynthia Jones the 2014 New York State Professor of the Year.

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LaGuardia Students Learn to Negotiate Like UN Ambassadors
LaGuardia Students Learn to Negotiate Like UN Ambassadors

Nine LaGuardia Community College students had the opportunity to practice international diplomacy first hand last month as delegates to the National Model United Nations (NMUN) Conference in Washington, DC.

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More Than 53,000 Children Learning in High-Quality, Full-Day Pre-K
More Than 53,000 Children Learning in High-Quality, Full-Day Pre-K

Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced New York City has successfully enrolled 53,230 children in high-quality, full-day pre-K this fall.

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Spirituality

Everyone Deserves a Second Chance
Everyone Deserves a Second Chance

By Sally Halford - Even now I remember how I felt as a sad and confused little girl at age six. My mother and father had divorced.

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Think on These Things
Think on These Things

by Reverend Frank I. Williams - Are you ready for the Word! Then Caleb quieted the people before Moses, and said, "Let us go up at once and take possession, for we are well able to overcome it."

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Health

Healthfirst Receives Approval to Offer Lower Premium Rates in 2015
Healthfirst Receives Approval to Offer Lower Premium Rates in 2015

Healthfirst Leaf Plans, which are Qualified Health Plans (QHP) available on the New York State of Health: The Official Plan Marketplace, received New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) approval to offer decreased premium rates effective January 1, 2015.

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Is juicing healthier than eating whole fruits or vegetables?
Is juicing healthier than eating whole fruits or vegetables?

Juicing probably is not any healthier than eating whole fruits and vegetables. Juicing extracts the juice from fresh fruits or vegetables.

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Photo Gallery

Caribbean International Business Conference  2014 Photo Slideshow
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What's Going On

WHAT'S GOING ON: November 19-25, 2014
WHAT'S GOING ON: November 19-25, 2014

By Victoria Horsford - HOT TOPICS/THE WORLD - This year pretty much represents the best of times and the worst of times, for Americans - Black, Latino, white Americans and beyond.

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HEADLINES

Congressman wants US to address "sparse diplomatic presence" in the Caribbean

A senior Congressman is calling for the United States to have a greater presence in the Caribbean.

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Opinion/Editorial

Xi Jinping: Confronting China's

by Basil Wilson - At the beginning of the twentieth century, China was considered the sick man of Asia.

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Business

Dynamism at the Caribbean International Business Conference in the Bahamas

by Tony Best - Creative industries across the Caribbean blended into an international showcase of music, dance, sports, animation and festivals with their own calendar of events, an economic lifeline, that can help spur growth.

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