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Bed-Stuy Restoration Corporation Launches Emergency COVID-19 Relief Fund

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT RESTORATION CORPORATION LAUNCHES EMERGENCY COVID-19 RELIEF FUND. MONEY WILL BE DISTRIBUTED THROUGH NEW ONLINE, AFRICAN-AMERICAN OWNED PLATFORM MOCAFI, THAT PROVIDES LOW-COST BANKING OPTION TO  VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES. NEW YORK, July 29, 2020 –...

CITY MOBILIZES THOUSANDS TO RESPOND TO 2020 CENSUS, TO WHICH ONLY HALF OF NEW...

Without a complete count, New York will lose billions for schools, hospitals, and transit, as well as two congressional seats amidst the worst economic crisis in a centuryNEW YORK, NY -...

Jamaica’s Workforce Training Program to Bolster Tourism Recovery

Hospitality Workers Well Prepared to Support Post-COVID Travel KINGSTON, JAMAICA –– Jamaica’s workforce training program is being hailed as a resounding success. The free online programs offered by the Jamaica Centre for...

New York City Phase 2 reopening: Guidelines

Outdoor dining, retail, hair salons and more will be opening their doors starting Monday. Phase 2 of New York City's reopening started this past Monday. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that NYC was...

Caribbean-Canadian Becomes Princeton University’s First Black Valedictorian

Caribbean-Canadian Becomes Princeton University’s First Black Valedictorian Princeton University, a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, has named a Caribbean-Canadian – Nicholas Johnson, the son of a Bahamian father...

Haiti Teaming Up With Canada To Bolster Health System

Haiti Teaming Up With Canada To Bolster Health System BROOKLYN, NY – Haiti is seeking to strengthen its health system by developing enhanced cooperation with Canada. This was one topic discussed during a meeting...

COVID cases reach 100 in T&T

COVID cases reach 100 in T&T As of Friday night, the Health Ministry reports the following: Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) for testing for COVID-19 - 722 Number...

JAMAICA NATIONAL STATEMENT: COVID-19

NATIONAL STATEMENT: COVID-19 Delivered by Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton Minister of Health and Wellness 10 March 2020 Ladies and gentlemen of the press, Representatives of the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Other stakeholders. Good afternoon. Thank you for...

SPEAKING OUT! – A STUDENT’S TAKE ON THE RECENT ACTS OF VIOLENCE IN SCHOOLS...

SPEAKING OUT! - A STUDENT'S TAKE ON THE RECENT ACTS OF VIOLENCE IN SCHOOLS IN JAMAICA By Kubi-Ayana Walters (6th form student of St Andrew High School for Girls)   Kingston, JA: Since the...

Melting into Air: E. Flatbush in the Digital Age by Lou Cespedes 

Melting into Air: E. Flatbush in the Digital Age by Lou Cespedes  Early this year, a cataclysmic event befell the city and state of New York. It was an unexpected turn of...

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