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Vybz Kartel Sentenced To Life
Vybz Kartel Sentenced To Life

Popular Dancehall Artiste, Vybz Kartel, and his three co-accused, have been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams.

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Wall Street’s bad news for Barbados
Wall Street’s bad news for Barbados

by Tony Best -Moody’s sees no early relief for Caribbean from government’s tough measures and island’s financial problems

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Welcome mat in Pre-K classrooms for all youngsters, including immigrants
Welcome mat in Pre-K classrooms for all youngsters, including immigrants

by Tony Best - Mayor Bill de Blasio urges certified teachers to apply

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Issue of Ukraine and Crimea splits Caribbean region at UN
Issue of Ukraine and Crimea splits Caribbean region at UN

As it has done in the Ukraine, the referendum and the annexation of the Crimea by Russia has split Caribbean states at the United Nations.

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Prominent Caribbean Academic, Dr. Norman Girvan Dies in Cuba, was 72
Prominent Caribbean Academic, Dr. Norman Girvan Dies in Cuba, was 72

by Tony Best - Professor Norman Girvan, one of the Caribbean’s premiere intellectuals has died in Cuba where he was taken for treatment after he had become paralyzed as a result of a fall in Dominica.

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Income Inequality and Rising Crime
Income Inequality and Rising Crime

by Basil Wilson -There is some correlation between countries with growing income inequality and rising crime. On the other hand, countries with a fair distribution of wealth tend not to be riddled with violent crime.

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The Power of the Black Press
The Power of the Black Press

by Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. - Whenever there is a steady series of public questions being raised about the “power” of Black Americans, you should always first consider the motive and purpose of the questions. 

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Editorial: David Dinkins, A true champion of change hailed for his accomplishments
Editorial: David Dinkins, A true champion of change hailed for his accomplishments

If there is any truth in the assertion that everybody would like a successful and reliable uncle to provide a steady hand in challenging times, that bit of homegrown philosophy explains why millions of New Yorkers turned to David Dinkins a quarter of a century to lead our great city.

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Death of a Guyanese in Trinidad, an urgent probe must be a priority
Death of a Guyanese in Trinidad, an urgent probe must be a priority

Guyanese farmer sought emergency medical care at a prominent public hospital and was, according to his wife, denied treatment resulting in his death.

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United Airlines Announces Make-A-Wish MileagePlus Miles Donation Match
United Airlines Announces Make-A-Wish MileagePlus Miles Donation Match

United Airlines is proud to join the Make-A-Wish Wishes in Flight campaign this month. Throughout April, when MileagePlus members donate miles to Make-A-Wish, United will match the miles

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UNCF Calls for Better Futures Through Education at the Annual `Mind is Gala'
UNCF Calls for Better Futures Through Education at the Annual `Mind is Gala'

UNCF (the United Negro College Fund) celebrated its 70th anniversary by bringing together more than 900 educators business and civic leaders and supporters of education from across the country at its annual UNCF “A Mind Is” Gala.

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WHAT’S GOING ON April 3, 2014
WHAT’S GOING ON April 3, 2014

First debate for New York’s 13th Congressional, currently represented by Charles Rangel, will be held at the Abyssinian Baptist Church, located at 132 West 138 Street, in Harlem, on April 10 at 7 pm.

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Think on These Things - April 3, 2014
Think on These Things - April 3, 2014

by Reverend Frank I. Williams - “And when He had come into the house, His disciples asked Him privately, “Why could we not cast it out?” So He said to them, “This kind can come out by nothing but prayer and fasting.” Mark 9:28-29

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Self-Acceptance
Self-Acceptance

"I must be myself. I cannot break myself any longer for you, or you. If you can love me for what I am, we shall be the happier. If you cannot, I

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Elmhurst Hospital Center Opens Women’s Pavilion
Elmhurst Hospital Center Opens Women’s Pavilion

Elmhurst Hospital Center officials and community leaders marked the completion of the hospital’s new 17,370 sq ft, $16.3 million Women’s Pavilion.

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Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center Unveils New Urgent Care Center
Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center Unveils New Urgent Care Center

Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center  unveiled a new state-of-the-art Urgent Care Center.

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A New Wave for Designer Courtney Washington
A New Wave for Designer Courtney Washington

By Walter Greene - Jamaican born fashion designer COURTNEY WASHINGTON has taken his business and talent to a totally different level.

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 Macy’s and Maker Studios Team Up for Original Competition Series, “The Next Style Star”
Macy’s and Maker Studios Team Up for Original Competition Series, “The Next Style Star”

This unique program will feature 16 up-and-coming stylists battling head-to-head for a $10,000 cash prize, a chance to serve as a guest stylist on an upcoming Macy’s photo shoot,

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Stephen
Stephen "Ragga" Marley Kicks Off US Tour

Throughout April and May, the Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and producer Stephen "Ragga" Marley will headline some of the most prestigious venues in over 30 cities nationwide

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Gentry George - Son of the Bahamas
Gentry George - Son of the Bahamas

When history is written on Ailey 11 - the second company of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the name GENTRY GEORGE will go down as one of the most gifted and dynamic dancers of the company.

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No budget allocation by Governor Andrew Cuomo dooms Dream Act
No budget allocation by Governor Andrew Cuomo dooms Dream Act

by Tony Best - “We are disappointed that money for the Dream act wasn’t included in the budget,” said Senator Peralta through his spokesman Frank Sabrino. 

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Death threats made against DPP following Vybz Kartel murder trial
Death threats made against DPP following Vybz Kartel murder trial

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Paula Llewellyn, has confirmed that deaths threats have been to her and members of the prosecution following the murder trial of Dance Hall singer Vybz Kartel who was jailed for life.

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The Cacophony Over Healthcare
The Cacophony Over Healthcare

By Basil Wilson - The resistance to the Affordable Care Act in the United States is a manifestation of how a certain segment of the electorate has been captured by the extreme right.

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Editorial: The Caribbean and African Sou-Sou an answer to Blacks’ Financial Woes
Editorial: The Caribbean and African Sou-Sou an answer to Blacks’ Financial Woes

It didn’t take the lawmaker on Capitol Hill in Washington more than five minutes to focus attention on the wide racial gap that exists in the financing of small businesses by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Editorial: Mayor de Blasio, a review of City media advertising, vital role of ethnic and immigrant media
Editorial: Mayor de Blasio, a review of City media advertising, vital role of ethnic and immigrant media

“New York arguably boasts the most diverse population of any major City in the world because of the flow of immigrants from across the globe.”

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