NEW YORK (CMC) – Caribbean American legislators in New York City, Councilman Jumaane Williams and Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte, have welcomed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s unveiling of “the largest, most comprehensive plan” in the United States to guarantee health care for every New Yorker, including undocumented Caribbean and other immigrants. “I was glad to see the […]
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) […]
December 20, 2018 — The New York City Emergency Management Department today issued a travel advisory for Friday, December 21. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flood Watch for New York City in effect from 1 a.m. Friday through 1 a.m. Saturday, December 22. A Flood Watch means there is the potential for […]
Black, Latino/a, Asian Caucus Calls for Prohibiting New York City from Entering Into Revenue Contracts With Immigration Enforcement Entities
City Hall, NY – On Wednesday, November 14, the Black, Latino/a, and Asian Caucus voted to support Intro. 1092, introduced by BLAC member and City Council Member Carlos Menchaca, to prohibit the City of New York from entering into revenue contracts with entities that are engaged in immigration enforcement. The legislation would also invalidate any […]
By Charles Tabasso. What tomorrow’s entrepreneurs should know before starting their businesses today.
New York may be a city of 8 million stories, but at its core is a story of universal success. Because here in the city that never sleeps the hustle never stops. It’s easy enough to see for yourself: if you can catch a New Yorker at the right moment there’ll be that same twinkle […]
While many owners have been reluctant to raise prices for fear of alienating customers, they’ll be forced to do so to stay profitable, said Scott Anderson, chief economist of the Bank of the West.
By Joyce M. Rosenberg, AP BUSINESS WRITER Higher energy prices and borrowing costs make it more expensive than last year for Bill Savickas to operate his wholesale produce business — especially since it’s hard to pass the increases on to his customers. “No one wants to be the first in the industry to raise rates […]
The crawl offers a great overview of Flatbush’s thriving Caribbean community, as well as samples of some of the very best Caribbean cuisine in the city
BY BK READER In 2017, this cultural hub received the official designation “Little Caribbean” to celebrate and promote the food, culture and small businesses in the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Flatbush, East Flatbush and Prospect Lefferts Gardens. Since then, the Little Caribbean commercial corridor has become home to numerous events throughout the year, including walking tours, […]