Plan to Travel More in 2019

By Victoria Falk, CEO of Passionate Travel Inc.

Plan to Travel More in 2019

As we head towards the end of 2018, there are many people hoping for better days to come in the New Year. Each year millions of people compile their list of things they plan to accomplish for the New Year. Most common on people’s list of resolutions include: a desire to lose weight, save money, stop smoking, travel […]

4th Annual African Union Expo 2018

4th Annual African Union Expo 2018

Go Africa Network, Inc. has teamed up with Google for this year’s 4th Annual African Union Expo 2018! For this year’s African Union Expo 2018, Go Africa Network, Inc. and Google partnered to feature a session called Reaching Your Customers through Google, which aims to help small businesses get online and grow by leveraging Google’s […]

Brooklyn District Attorney Announces Two Events to Allow Individuals to Erase Past Low-Level Marijuana Convictions

Community-Based Opportunities to Consult with Defense Lawyers and File Motions to Erase Convictions for Cases that are No Longer Being Prosecuted in Brooklyn

Brooklyn District Attorney Announces Two Events to Allow Individuals to Erase Past Low-Level Marijuana Convictions

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez today announced two community-based sessions next week where individuals who have been previously convicted in Brooklyn for a misdemeanor marijuana possession offense will be able to meet with a defense lawyer at no cost and fill out a motion asking to erase that conviction. The District Attorney’s Office will consent […]

GreenWave Advisors Founder, Matt Karnes to Keynote Cannabis Conference, Dec. 11, 2018

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer projects a $3 billion industry for New York State, and $1 billion for NYC alone, leading to $772 million a year in combined tax revenue for the city and state.

NEW YORK: Matthew Karnes, CPA, founder of Greenwave Advisors LLC, will discuss the state of the cannabis industry during the New York State Society of CPAs’ (NYSSCPA) Cannabis Conference on Dec. 11, at Convene, 730 Third Avenue, in New York City. During the conference, Karnes will share what’s to come in legislation, market growth and […]

Christmas in the Caribbean

Christmas in the Caribbean

Instead of spending time and money to host relatives in your home where you don’t have enough room to accommodate them – pack your bags and head for an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean. Take the stress and pressure out of holiday planning. Most quality, all-inclusive resorts have special holiday programs, holiday parties, festive meals, live shows, and […]

Slavery still ‘very real, widespread’ — ILO

Slavery still ‘very real, widespread’ — ILO

UNITED NATIONS, United States (CMC) — The United Nations’ International Labour Organisation (ILO) says slavery is still “a very real and widespread phenomenon,” affecting more than 40 million people worldwide. On Sunday — the day designated by the UN as International Day for the Abolition of Slavery the ILO said, that children comprise a quarter […]

How Can Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Help Immigrant Children Obtain a Green Card?

By Chereen James

How Can Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Help Immigrant Children Obtain a Green Card?

Photo: Leon Rafael/Shutterstock.com   Quite often, the welfare of immigrant minors is raised among news outlets. In recent news, we heard about an alarming number of children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border and held in detention facilities. But what about children who overstayed their visa or were brought to the United States […]

New York to erect statue to first black congresswoman

Shirley Chisholm, who was also the first woman to seek the Democratic nomination as president, will be honored with a statue at Prospect Park, Brooklyn.

New York to erect statue to first black congresswoman

WASHINGTON, DC, United States — In this file photo taken on February 15, 2005, a US Capitol Police Honor Guard participates in a memorial service for former US Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Chisholm died on January 1, 2005. New York City announced yesterday that Chisholm, America’s first black congresswoman, was getting a statue […]

World AIDS Day, 2018 theme “Know your Status”

2018 will mark 30 years of international commemoration of World AIDS Day which will be observed under the theme “Know your Status”.

World AIDS Day, 2018 theme “Know your Status”

Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States – Today marks World AIDS Day with the OECS HIV/TB Elimination project releasing a series of Public Service Announcements on HIV awareness and advocacy in conjunction with civil society organizations and various Ministries of Health.  OECS HIV/TB Elimination Project Coordinator Dr. Cleophas D’Auvergne said the ‘Know your Status’ theme for 2018 was an opportunity for all citizens […]