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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...

University of the West Indies to receive millions in reparations payments

The University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom has agreed to pay £200 million in reparation payments to the University of the West Indies (UWI). This was disclosed by UWI’s Vice-Chancellor Sir...

PM Mia Mottley at IMF/World Bank meet

(BROOKLYN, New York): Barbados’s Prime Minister, Mia Mottley, recently traveled to the United States to attend the International Monetary Fund (IMF)/ World Bank conference on Building Resilience to Disasters and Climate...

Grenada’s agricultural action plan for citrus plants

(BROOKLYN, New York): The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture has developed an action plan for Grenada to impart knowledge, share experiences and apply good agricultural practices, to contain the spread...

SVG: Top global “weed” producer?

(BROOKLYN, New York):– St Vincent and the Grenadines says it’s is on the brink of becoming a globally leading producer of organically certified medicinal cannabis, rivalling any other producer in the...

Grenada Maintains Economic Growth For Sixth Consecutive Years

(BROOKLYN, New York): There is good news for the Grenada economy. The country is expected to main economic growth for the sixth consecutive year, based on preliminary data for the first...

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...

WILLIAMS’ INTERN CLASS VISITS CITY HALL

The summer Intern class at Council Member Jumaane D. Williams' office recently had the opportunity to observe the operations of New York's City Government up close. In particular, they witnessed on a...

Bahamas signs contract to train inmates and correctional officers

The government of The Bahamas has signed a contract to train 600 inmates and seven correctional officers, a move that National Security Minister Marvin Dames says demonstrates the administration’s understanding of...

Housing Nightmare

NYC Housing Authority will need $32B to upgrade housing system over the next 5 years Investigative Report By Michael Derek Roberts The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has long been a persistent and...

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