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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 –...

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...

Jason deCaires Taylor Recognized For Grenada’s Underwater Sculpture Park

Jason deCaires Taylor Recognized For Grenada’s Underwater Sculpture Park GEORGE’S, GRENADA: World-renowned sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor has been specially recognized by the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) for his outstanding work...

Josue Pierre Calls on State, City Leaders to Demand Wealthiest New Yorkers Pay Their...

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Josue Pierre, candidate for City Council in the 40th District, has issued the following statement urging state and city leaders to prevent devastating budget cuts by...

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...

DESTINATION JAMAICA WELCOMES RESUMPTION OF AMERICAN AIRLINES DAILY NONSTOP SERVICE FROM NEW YORK JFK...

DESTINATION JAMAICA WELCOMES RESUMPTION OF AMERICAN AIRLINES DAILY NONSTOP SERVICE FROM NEW YORK JFK TO MONTEGO BAY  Above: Philip Rose, JTB’s Regional Director, Northeast USA cuts the ribbon with American Airlines crew and executives...

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...

Caribbean Development Bank approves US $306 million in loans, grants in 2016

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- In 2016, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) approved US$306 million in loans and grants, the highest approval total during the past five years. And of the countries for...

The Venezuela conundrum

A CARIBBEAN TIMES SPECIAL NEW ANALYSIS Today, in the midst of Venezuela’s political crisis is this undeniably fact: Venezuela boasts the largest oil reserves of any country in the world. Yet it...

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...

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