Chamber Coalition Multicultural Business EXPO 2019

By Rose-Ann Miller

Chamber Coalition Multicultural Business EXPO 2019

The New American Chamber of Commerce, together with the African American International Chamber of Commerce and Hispanic American International Chamber of Commerce, held its annual Multicultural Business Expo on Wednesday 19, 2019, at the Sheraton Hotel, Brooklyn, New York.   Welcome VIP Breakfast The event commenced with a Welcome VIP Breakfast, which was well attended.  During […]

Caribbean Carnival in the Rockaways Exclusive Preview

After the preview, make sure you mark your calendars for the main event, coming August 17, 2019

Caribbean Carnival in the Rockaways Exclusive Preview

State Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Far Rockaway) will give a glimpse into the Caribbean Carnival in the Rockaways when he hosts a kick-off for the third annual event in collaboration with the West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA), the Rockaway Development Revitalization Corporation (RDRC), the Parks Department, and Midday Medley 93.5 FM. The Senator’s preview will include […]

In Celebration of WorldPride and Stonewall 50, Comptroller Stringer Releases 2019 LGBTQ+ Guide

In Celebration of WorldPride and Stonewall 50, Comptroller Stringer Releases 2019 LGBTQ+ Guide

(New York, NY) — New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer released an updated 2019 LGBTQ+ Guide to Services and Resources – the most comprehensive directory of LGBTQ+ organizations and programs in New York City. This year’s guide is dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and coincides with the City hosting WorldPride […]

CCJ Rules That No-Confidence Motion Passed Against Guyana Government Stands

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CCJ Rules That No-Confidence Motion Passed Against Guyana Government Stands

CCJ President Justice Adrian Saunders delivering the ruling GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Tuesday June 18, 2019 – The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) this morning ruled that the no-confidence motion passed against the Guyana government in December last year was valid, and a decision now has to be taken on the next move. CCJ President Justice Adrian […]

Guyanese Appointed to Senior United Nations Post

Guyanese Appointed to Senior United Nations Post

Catherine Pollard is the UN’s next Under-Secretary-General for Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance. NEW YORK, United States – Guyanese national Catherine Pollard has been appointed as the next United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General for Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance. She was appointed by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to succeed Jan Beagle of New Zealand. A statement […]

New Britain to Celebrate June as Caribbean American Heritage Month

NEW BRITIAN, CT JOINS IN CELEBRATING JUNE as NATIONAL CARIBBEAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

New Britain to Celebrate June as Caribbean American Heritage Month

The New Britain community joins the New Britain Social Club in June in celebration of the 2019 National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The City Council is set to take up a resolution today June 12th, declaring, “that the City Of New Britain recognizes June 2019 as National Caribbean-American Heritage Month and encourages all residents to celebrate […]

REDACTED: The Racial Data The De Blasio Administration Doesn’t Want You To See

By Greg B. Smith

REDACTED: The Racial Data The De Blasio Administration Doesn’t Want You To See

City housing lottery information was heavily redacted in a court filing. Photo: Ben Fractenberg/THE CITY   The de Blasio administration is fighting to keep under wraps studies of its own data used to analyze whether the city’s affordable housing lottery system reinforces segregation. The latest result: a 31-page report filed in Manhattan Federal Court on […]

State Medicaid Bought Erectile Dysfunction Drugs for Sex Offenders

Lax Oversight Also Let Other Medicaid Patients Get Drugs They Shouldn't Have

State Medicaid Bought Erectile Dysfunction Drugs for Sex Offenders

The state’s Medicaid program paid more than $60,000 for sexual and erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs and treatments for 47 sex offenders, according to an audit released today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. In total, Medicaid made more than $930,000 in payments for ED drugs and treatments for recipients, including sex offenders, that are barred […]

Photograph of Miss India finalists stirs debate over country’s obsession with fair skin

Photograph of Miss India finalists stirs debate over country’s obsession with fair skin

Participants at the fbb Colors Femina Miss India East 2019 on April 23, 2019 in Kolkata,India. (Photo by Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Credit: Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images What began as an innocent collage of this year’s Miss India finalists has evolved into a heated social media debate about India’s obsession with fair skin. […]