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NYC Housing Crisis: High rents cause “disappearance” of affordable apartments

By Samantha Gardner Its far worse than anyone thought. New York City’s housing crisis is a crippling reality at the start of 2019. And this crisis is accelerating – with no immediate...

Sparing the rod: Committee recommends end to corporal punishment in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday December 20, 2018 – A Joint Select Committee of Parliament has recommended that the Child Care and Protection Act be amended to make corporal punishment prohibited in all public...

A Behemoth comes, poverty reigns

By Michael Derek Roberts New York State’s governor, Andrew Cuomo and New York City’s mayor, Bill DeBlasio, are both legacy-driven. The ultra-ambitious governor, perhaps eying the nation’s top job, is busy burnishing...

STATE SENATOR ROXANNE PERSAUD HAS BEEN ASSIGNED  TO SIX SENATE COMMITTEES.

  Senate  Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins in announcing the official assignments for Senate committees for the 2019-2020 legislative session has named Senator Roxanne J. Persaud to serve on six of them. On Tuesday, Jan. 15, Majority Leader Stewart-The...

Jamaica High-Rise Worries

(BROOKLYN, New York): CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS (CTN) has learned that the President of the Jamaica Institute of Architects Christopher Lue is worried that the rate of development in the housing and...

St Lucia government’s Missing $20 Million

(BROOKLYN, New York): On the heels of earlier calls on Prime Minister Allen Chastanet by the opposition St Lucia Labor Party (SLP) to explain what happened to approximately US$20 million in...

13,000 Children In Lock-Up

Administration “Loses” Nearly 1,500 Kids By Michael Derek Roberts According to reports reaching CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS about 13,000 immigrant children are now languishing in federal detention centers across the United States – a...

Black Women and Ethnoviolence

Ethnoviolence is exposure to violence due to someone’s ethnic or racial background or gender. It is looked upon as a main form of social fear and control by hierarchal systems. Black...

Urgent Care Center Opens in East Flatbush, Brooklyn

New State-of-the-Art Urgent Care Center to Hold Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting in East Flatbush, Brooklyn On Thursday, September 6th at 11:00 a.m., Big Apple Urgent Care (BAUC), an independent and physician-owned...

Grenada Day in NYC 2018 | Aug. 26

By Gerry Hopkin, JD Brooklyn, NY; Aug. 19, 2018 - “The organizers, exhibitors, artistes and vendors who come together each year to make Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique Day in New York...

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