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Grocery Cart Entrepreneur – Guerilla Commerce by Lou Cespedes

Grocery Cart Entrepreneur – Guerilla Commerce by Lou Cespedes In advertising, the term “guerilla marketing” is used to denote marketing campaigns that exist outside the norm of traditional mediums like radio, print,...

A Dark Age and a Dark Mile by Lou Cespedes

A Dark Age and a Dark Mile by Lou Cespedes When I arrive home from work and look down Nostrand Avenue, I can see in the distance the flickering of police lights,...

Dominica President Saverin Visits Brooklyn

Dominica President Saverin Visits Brooklyn   (BROOKLYN, New York): President of Dominica Charles Savarin and First Lady Clara Savarin, recently visited Brooklyn and were invited to a meet and greet event at home...

The Benefits of a Caribbean Federal Credit Union

  The Benefits of a Caribbean Federal Credit Union Byron A. Ellis – September 02, 2019   Often private banks are unwilling to provide credit or offer higher interest rates on loans to certain borrowers....

The United States Pledges to Support Alternative Energy Projects in the Caribbean

BROOKLYN,NY– The United States says it will support the Caribbean in implementing alternative energy-related projects. Global Power Sector Programme Manager, Bureau of Energy Resources at the US Department of State, Faith Corneille,...

Restoring the Caribbean to the paradise it used to be

When people think of the Caribbean, it’s the turquoise seas, clean beaches, coral reefs teeming with fish, turtles and balmy breezes that come to mind. For us, this paradise is what we...

Black-Flight: Tax Redlining and Gentrification

Black-Flight: Tax Redlining and Gentrification   by Lou Cespedes Recently during a walk, a Haitian neighbor and fellow homeowner said, “things would only improve in E. Flatbush when white people move in”. I...

Caton Flats – Light in a Dark Commercial Landscape by Lou Cespedes

A few weeks ago, on the empty lot where the old Caton Market once stood on Flatbush Ave, a who’s who of Caribbean leaders gathered for the groundbreaking of Caton Flats,...

The Game – Tax and the Basics of Zoning in E. Flatbush by Lou Cespedes   The name of the game is “property tax.” Who pays it? Who doesn’t, and why? Property taxes...

CARICOM: Still divided on Venezuela at Organization of American States

(BROOKLYN, New York):  — Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries continue to adopt competing narratives and different visions of instructional authority that divide the region on supporting opposition leader Juan Guaidó, as the...

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