BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, 3 Sept. 2019 – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) expresses our deepest regret and sadness over the loss of life and damage done to the Abacos and Grand Bahama Island by dangerous category 5 hurricane Dorian. In the wake of this monstrous storm, we have witnessed the pain of those who lost loved […]
By Victoria Falk Call your friends and pack your bags, because it’s time to go. Yes, it’s time to go on a girls’ trip. There are multiple benefits of taking a vacation, and even more when you’re traveling with friends. The social benefits of taking a vacation are huge. As you’re exploring new and fabulous […]
The new Department of Homeland Security rule requires that immigrants living in the country legally “do not depend on public resources to meet their needs, but rather rely on their own capabilities, as well as the resources of family members, sponsors, and private organizations.”
By Josefa Velasquez, THE CITY Getting treated at the city’s public hospitals won’t necessarily be held against green card seekers, health officials said Monday amid news of a new Trump administration rule penalizing immigrants who legally receive government aid. Applications for permanent legal status can be rejected by immigration officials if immigrants use public benefits, […]
By Victoria Falk
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the United States unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 percent in September of 2018 – the lowest it’s been since 1969. However, the same studies also show that fewer new jobs have been created. At a time when you have more highly skilled, well educated people are competing for […]
Arleigh Louison, who submitted over 1,800 fraudulent immigration applications indicted on 12 counts of making false statements in immigration documents
By Elias G. Brenda and Kathy (names changed for privacy), who spoke to Caribbean American Weekly recently, alleged that Arleigh Louison, a Grenadian national and New York resident, had defrauded them as he orchestrated a sham immigration practice in an office building located on 223rd Lenox Road, Brooklyn, adjacent to Congresswoman Yvette Clarke’s office. Federal […]
By Angela Fritz & Luis Velarde , MSN Elizabeth Iraheta was passing the Koch Foods processing plant in Morton, Miss., on Wednesday when she saw immigration officials swarming outside and a helicopter overhead. Big silver buses lined the driveway and agents blocked the entrance gates. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers were sweeping through the […]
Jamaican Swimmer, Alia Atkinson Wins Gold in 50m Breaststroke at FINA Swimming World Cup 2019 in Tokyo
Photo Source: Facebook By Xavier Murphy, jamaicans.com Jamaica’s swim sensation and Olympian, Alia Atkinson took first place gold in the 50-meter breaststroke competition on Sunday, August 4 at the 2019 FINA Swimming World Cup 2019 in Tokyo, Japan, adding another gold medal to her expanding collection. Atkinson, who holds the short course world record in this event, made […]
Nobel Prize-winning US author Toni Morrison has died at the age of 88. Her family confirmed “with profound sadness” that Morrison had died “following a short illness”. Author of 11 novels, she won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993, having published her first novel, The Bluest Eye, in 1970. Her 1987 book Beloved told […]
As per the American Diabetic Association, it is estimated that an astronomical 18 million men and women residing in the U.S. today live their lives every day with diabetes. What is diabetes? Diabetes is characterized by high blood glucose or sugar levels that ensue from defects in the body’s ability to produce or use insulin.
By Marilyn Silverman Piercing rays of sunshine seep through your closed Venetian blinds. Time to get ready for work. You grab this. You grab that. However, if you are a diabetic there are a few more things you have to grab. It’s easy to manage your diabetes at home. There is your refrigerator and your […]
When you meet someone and start the ‘getting to know you’ process, there are many issues that can hinder the formation of a wonderful relationship. Kim was an undocumented immigrant and had met Steven, a citizen of the United States. Both had met while at a public event one night.
By Daisy Campbell When you meet someone and start the ‘getting to know you’ process, there are many issues that can hinder the formation of a wonderful relationship. Kim was an undocumented immigrant and had met Steven, a citizen of the United States. Both had met while at a public event one night. They both […]