NYC Council Reso Urges State to Make Domestic Violence Housing More Inclusive to LGBTQ+ Survivors, Older Adult Survivors and Trafficking Survivors

NYC Council Reso Urges State to Make Domestic Violence Housing More Inclusive to LGBTQ+ Survivors, Older Adult Survivors and Trafficking Survivors

Listen to the podcast on Domestic Violence for Immigrants here: New York, NY – A coalition of gender-based violence advocates and organizations today applauded the New York City Council as it voted to adopt a resolution that will help the most marginalized survivors gain better access to safe temporary housing. Resolution 0165-2022, which was sponsored by […]

Attorney General James Recovers $1.8 Million from New York City Diner Owner for Cheating Taxpayers

Attorney General James Recovers $1.8 Million from New York City Diner Owner for Cheating Taxpayers

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com Former Owner of Georgia Diner in Queens and Bridgeview Diner in Brooklyn Pocketed More Than $650,000 in Taxes Paid by Patrons Instead of Reporting it to The State NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today recovered more than $1.8 million from the former owner of two New […]

Ex-DEA Informant Pleads Guilty to Role in Killing Haitian President

Ex-DEA Informant Pleads Guilty to Role in Killing Haitian President

Editorial credit: Gregory Reed / Shutterstock.com By Sarah Morland and Kylie Madry (Reuters) -Joseph Vincent, a former informant for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), on Tuesday became the fourth person to plead guilty in a U.S. court for his role in the 2021 assassination of Haiti’s president that left a destabilizing power vacuum. A […]

Jamaica Wins Tourism Awards in Dubai, as Bartlett Presents Resilience Awards

Jamaica Wins Tourism Awards in Dubai, as Bartlett Presents Resilience Awards

Photo: eTurboNews By Linda Hohnholz Minister Bartlett also as Founder and Chair of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC), a thinktank based in Jamaica, handed out five Global Tourism Resilience Awards to two major Middle East corporations and three countries. Jamaica was awarded, “World’s Best Family Destination” and “World’s Best Cruise Destination” […]

Vincentian Atiba Edwards Named President and CEO of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Vincentian Atiba Edwards Named President and CEO of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Photo courtesy: Brooklyn Children’s Museum Edwards Formerly Served as BCM’s Chief Operating Officer Before Becoming its 12th President (Brooklyn, NY)— The Brooklyn Children’s Museum today announced the appointment of Atiba T. Edwards as its President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) after he served as the Acting President and CEO since mid-August following the departure of […]

Late Henry Kissinger Blamed for Deaths of Thousands

Late Henry Kissinger Blamed for Deaths of Thousands

Editorial credit: Truba7113 / Shutterstock.com By Randall Yip | December 4, 2023 | Ethnic Media Services Depending on who you ask, Henry Kissinger will be remembered as a Nobel Peace Prize winner and peace maker. Others consider him a war criminal responsible for the deaths of countless Cambodians. The former Secretary of State and National […]

Caribbean Women Entrepreneurs Are Told to Champion Their Success

Caribbean Women Entrepreneurs Are Told to Champion Their Success

Editorial credit: Nelson Antoine / Shutterstock.com Fifty-eight successful participants of Cohort 2 of the Entrepreneurs Business Builder (EBB) program graduated in a moving virtual ceremony hosted by Republic Bank in collaboration with EBB partner BDP Associates. The program, themed “Championing HER Success,” was launched earlier this year on International Women’s Day. More than 500 women […]

FDNY Canceled a Dozen Inspections, Including at a Brooklyn Public School, to Fast Track City Hall VIP

FDNY Canceled a Dozen Inspections, Including at a Brooklyn Public School, to Fast Track City Hall VIP

By Greg B. Smith | December 3, 2023 The pressure from Mayor Eric Adams’ team to fast-track an FDNY inspection of a 77-story office tower at Hudson Yards triggered the cancelation of fire inspections for a dozen non-VIP New Yorkers, including an overcrowded, racially diverse public school in Brooklyn’s Dyker Heights. In the spring of […]

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