Trump extends 1917 legislation against Cuba

Trump extends 1917 legislation against Cuba

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – US President Donald Trump has extended the Trading with the Enemy Act, one of the legal grounds for the decades old economic, trade and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba. This is the second time that Trump has extended the validity of the legislation that was first […]

Caribbean should assess US approach to unilateral preferential trade arrangements

Caribbean should assess US approach to unilateral preferential trade arrangements

BY Elizabeth Morgan. (jamaicaobserver.com) Since the start of this year, on several occasions US President Donald Trump has said that his favourite words are “reciprocal” and “reciprocity”. In trade, reciprocal means that both parties in a trade arrangement exchange preferential concessions for market access. Non-reciprocal means that only one party (the more developed country) unilaterally […]

Caribbean urged to sign landmark environment treaty

Caribbean urged to sign landmark environment treaty

GENEVA, Switzerland (CMC) — United Nations human rights experts are urging Caribbean countries to sign and ratify as quickly as possible, the Escazú agreement, described as a ground-breaking environment treaty for the region. The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) said that the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and […]

Maduro looks to China to bolster Venezuela’s collapsing economy

Maduro looks to China to bolster Venezuela’s collapsing economy

This handout picture taken and released by the Venezuelan Presidency on September 14, 2018 show Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (R) shaking hands with China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi on September 14, 2018. BEIJING, China (AFP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was expected to arrive in Beijing to strike deals with his crisis-hit country’s biggest creditor. […]

Two women listed among Forbes top 10 richest Jamaican-born athletes

Two women listed among Forbes top 10 richest Jamaican-born athletes

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (file photo) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Two female athletes are among Forbes top ten richest Jamaican-born sports stars. Double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and former world and Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown made the September edition of the 10 richest Jamaican born athletes list. According to the report, the number one position belongs to former […]

Rihanna Is Closing Out New York Fashion Week With a Savage x Fenty Show

Rihanna Is Closing Out New York Fashion Week With a Savage x Fenty Show

After skipping a season, the singer/designer is returning to the NYFW calendar. By Lauren Alexis Fisher If last season’s New York Fashion Week calendar seemed less exciting, it’s probably because it was missing Rihanna riding a dirt-bike down the runway. But good news for this September: the singer/designer is making a return to NYFW after […]

Notary Public Training Course

Oct. 24, 2018 @ 6:00pm

This 3-hour New York Notary Public Training course is designed to educate individuals with the legal terminology, concepts and clauses contained in the framework of the New York State Notary booklet. Cost includes materials and information on: * Supplemental Study Guide * Notary Fact Sheet * Practical Exam * Sample Forms * Notary Public Application […]

Dallas Police Officer Who Killed St. Lucian Should Face Murder Charge – CGID

Dallas Police Officer Who Killed St. Lucian Should Face Murder Charge – CGID

Botham Shem Jean. The New York based Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) on Friday harshly condemned the killing of 26 year-old St. Lucian national and Dallas, Texas resident, Botham Shem Jean. Jean was shot and killed around 10:00 p.m Thursday night, September 6, 2018 in his own home, by a female Dallas police officer. […]

Brooklyn District Attorney Announces New Program to Erase Misdemeanor Marijuana Convictions

Brooklyn District Attorney Announces New Program to Erase Misdemeanor Marijuana Convictions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Friday, September 7, 2018 As the Vast Majority of Such Cases are No Longer Being Prosecuted in Brooklyn, DA Will Consent to Defense Counsel Motions to Vacate Past Convictions First Opportunity to File Motions Will Be During Begin Again Event on September 21-22, When Marijuana-Related Warrants and Other Summons Warrants Will Be […]