Top 5 Reasons to Use a Travel Agent

Travel Agents understand there are different reasons why a particular hotel/resort can receive a particular rating.

Top 5 Reasons to Use a Travel Agent

By Victoria Falk. People often ask, “Why would anyone use a Travel Agent when you can find everything online?” “Do people still use Travel Agents?” Yes, people still use Travel Agents, especially people who care about getting the best value for their dollars. There are many reasons why people use Travel Agents and here are […]

The Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

Many breast cancer symptoms are invisible and not noticeable without a professional screening, but some symptoms can be caught early just by being proactive about your breast health. Keep your breast health in check with the Know the Symptoms guide today. Do you know the signs and symptoms of breast cancer? I thought I did, […]

Prime Minster of Barbados Marks First Visit to New York

Prime Minster of Barbados Marks First Visit to New York

Prime Minister Mottley addressing her supporters in Crown Heights, Brooklyn By Daisy Campbell Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, QC, MP, was embraced by fellow Barbadians at a Friends of Crown Heights event held on September 6, 2018. The Caribbean community welcomed her with pride as she became the first female as well as the 8th Prime […]

The Caribbean LGBTQ Community Takes a Stand Against Sexual Violence

The Caribbean LGBTQ Community Takes a Stand Against Sexual Violence

(L-R) Marcus W. Persaud, Marcus Kissoon, Darren J. Glenn, and Mohamed Q. Amin, post-October 1, 2018, Unchained: Caribbean LGBTQ Support Group   By Vijai Naraine, Special to Caribbean American Weekly October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. In observance, “Breaking the Rejection Cycle, Building Unity,” were the words that served as a slogan for the Lesbian, Gay, […]

Jamaica Positioned for Strong Growth and Development

Jamaica Positioned for Strong Growth and Development

Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. By Thalia Auguste, Special to Caribbean American Weekly. Recently, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, was accompanied to New York by Jamaica Promotions Corporation’s (JAMPRO) President, Diane Edwards. Together the two delivered a dynamic presentation on why this is the right […]

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Chicks, Cupcakes & Coffee - A Breast Cancer Awareness Get Together (Oct. 19, 2018)

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is a month devoted to breast cancer awareness, an annual health campaign, where communities gather and host walks, share knowledge, and celebrate survival. Breast cancer has touched so many of the closest people in our lives, from family members, dear friends and work colleagues. Through donations, planned giving, participating in walks, or volunteering, there […]

Caribbean leaders meet with Mike Bloomberg in NY to discuss diabetes and obesity prevention in the region

Caribbean leaders meet with Mike Bloomberg in NY to discuss diabetes and obesity prevention in the region

Mike Bloomberg hosts the Bloomberg Global Business Forum 2018 on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 in New York City to address today’s most pressing economic issues with government and business leaders from around the world. (Source: Flickr/Mike Bloomberg)   NEW YORK, NY (September 26, 2018)—Heads of government from four Caribbean countries gathered for a high-level meeting in New […]

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 […]

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 […]