Do You Count in the 2020 Census?

Do You Count in the 2020 Census?

By Tatyana Bellamy-Walker. Immigrant communities and people of color are expected to be severely undercounted in the 2020 Census, officials say. African-Americans are often referred to as the “hard-to-count” population because they have been historically undercounted for decades, according to a report by the Leadership Conference Education Fund. More than 10 years ago – researchers […]

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 […]

Home Ownership and Real Estate Development

Home Ownership and Real Estate Development

By Tatyana Bellamy-Walker. For New American households, buying your first home can be the pathway to stability. Many Caribbean immigrants first came to the U.S. during the early 1900s, bought brownstones in largely white neighborhoods in Harlem and Brooklyn, then anchored dozens of generations in the U.S. According to a report by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), nearly 31 percent or 3 million undocumented immigrants […]

Jamaican-owned fast food chain expands into Canada

Jamaican-owned fast food chain expands into Canada

(Daren (left) and Haywood Hawthorne (right) with their late father, Lowell, founder of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill) New York , USA — Eight months after the death of its founder, Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill has expanded its operations into the Canadian market, opening two stores in the greater Toronto, Ontario, area, […]

Jamaica ranked amongst 2018 start-up hot spots

Jamaica ranked amongst 2018 start-up hot spots

BY KARENA BENNETT (Business reporter – jamaicaobserver.com) Jamaica moved up 0.57 per cent in its rating for starting a business to secure its place as the fifth best country in the world to open a business, according to the latest Global Banking and Finance Review. The island, rated at 97.3, was the only Caribbean country […]