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Barbados to receive US$90 million from the IMF

 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Friday said Barbados could receive US$90 million in December under the Fund’s Extended Fund Facility (EFF) if the island completes another round of review...

Caribbean American Public Advocate wants more polling sites for early voting

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, CMC – Caribbean American Democratic New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams has called on the city’s Board of Elections to establish more polling sites...

Trinidad banking group signs onto UN initiative

The Trinidad-based Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) says it has become an official signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Banking,  a single framework for a sustainable banking...

Not In My Backyard Community Cleanup Initiative creates change in Flatbush / East Flatbush

On Saturday, October 10, 2020, Anthony Beckford, City Council Candidate of the 45th District who is also the President of Black Lives Matter Brooklyn was joined by his team,...

Mixed reactions to the government plan to privatize the Ports.

There have been mixed reactions to the Trinidad and Tobago government's plans to privatize the ports as part of its efforts to encourage the private sector to become an...

MAYOR DE BLASIO ANNOUNCES NEW COMMITMENTS TO FURTHER BLACK ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN NYC

NEW YORK—Mayor de Blasio today announced new commitments to further invest in Black entrepreneurs in all five boroughs. The BE NYC initiative is a first-of-its-kind model, which aims to increase the...

A Market of Disappointments – The Flatbush Caton Market

By Lou Cespedes In June of 2019, I wrote about the groundbreaking of Caton Flats, a new 14 story residential development that will house the Flatbush Caton Market, on the corner of...

Reggae & Soca PSA-Jingles to Raise 2020 Census Awareness Among Caribbean-Americans, African-Americans & Hispanics

PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE CIRCULATION | YOUTUBE LINKS TO PSAs BELOW Reggae & Soca PSA-Jingles to Raise 2020 Census Awareness Among Caribbean-Americans, African-Americans & Hispanics, Launched by Community Organizer Gerry Hopkin...

St. Lucian Humanitarian Group Urges CARICOM to Support Cuban Health Care Programme

BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Lucia-based Humanistic Solidarity Association (HSA) Monday called on the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries to push back against efforts by the United States to introduce legislation targeting...

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 –...

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