Treason?

By Rickford Burke

Treason?

Charrandas Persaud, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo, People’s Progressive Party (PPP) member Peter Ramsaroop and others have been exuding confidence, if not arrogance, since the unconstitutional no-confidence vote in Parliament on December 21, 2018. They believe that their attempted overthrow of the APNU+AFC coalition government will force a snap election which they presume they can win. […]

To bartend or not to bartend: That is the question

To bartend or not to bartend: That is the question

BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) — The American Bartender’s School of NYC prides itself as the oldest bartending school and boasts over 100,000 graduates, training professional bartenders for the sleepless and bar-ridden metropolitan city since 1969. The school claims that you can make $300 per night as a Bartender. That cash is 150% more than what […]

It’s Time to Fire Your Landlord

By Chereen James

It’s Time to Fire Your Landlord

Do you find yourself moving from apartment to apartment within one and two years, just to pack up and move again? Do you get annoyed with disruptive knocking, texting or calling every first day of the month for the rent? You need to fire your landlord today. How? By becoming a homeowner. When you are […]

Over a Hundred Families and Organizations Join Police Reform Advocates in Urging State Legislators to Fully Repeal Police Secrecy Law 50-a

Over a Hundred Families and Organizations Join Police Reform Advocates in Urging State Legislators to Fully Repeal Police Secrecy Law 50-a

(Photo Editorial credit: a katz / Shutterstock.com) NEW YORK CITY – DECEMBER 12 2014: Carry the Names staged a rally in Times Square where 60 activists held signs naming people killed or injured by law enforcement New York, NY- Over 100 organizations and family members of New Yorkers killed by police joined Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) […]

PAHO publishes new guidelines to treat Chagas disease

PAHO publishes new guidelines to treat Chagas disease

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has announced new guidelines to improve detection and management of Chagas disease, a parasitic infection that claims some 12,000 lives in Latin America and the Caribbean every year. PAHO said an estimated 65 million people living in 21 endemic countries of the Americas are […]

Addicted Babies Are The Latest Victims in U.S. Opioid Crisis

Addicted Babies Are The Latest Victims in U.S. Opioid Crisis

Newborn babies are the most recent casualties of the U.S. opioid crisis. With prescription painkillers such as Oxycontin being used by women who are pregnant, the result is an “explosion” of infants who are as addicted to the drugs as their mothers. Current published data in JAMA Pediatrics shows that the number of cases of […]

Mayor De Blasio: Delivering on our promise to make New York City the fairest big city in America

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his sixth State of the City Address on Thursday. Taking the stage at the Symphony Space on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, the Mayor highlighted a series of sweeping proposals aimed at fighting income inequality across New York City. Policy promises focused on health care, workers’ rights, and tenant protection […]

Charrandas Persaud: The Gandhi of Guyana

By Dr. Kumar Mahabir

Charrandas Persaud: The Gandhi of Guyana

Love him or hate him, Guyanese Member of Parliament (MP) Charrandas Persaud had the courage to stand and swim against the political rip currents of the Essequibo River. And for that extraordinary courage based on a conscience vote, he must be honored, even idolized as the Mahatma Gandhi of Guyana. Already there are plans to […]

New York governor grants Caribbean nationals clemency

New York governor grants Caribbean nationals clemency

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has granted pardons to several Caribbean nationals, including five Jamaicans, convicted of minor drug and other offenses and saving them from possible deportation under the Donald Trump administration’s tough policy on immigrants. Cuomo said he was granting clemency to 29 immigrants “who have demonstrated […]