Rwanda genocide: Nation marks 25 years since mass slaughter

Rwanda genocide anniversary: The country will mourn for 100 days.

Rwanda genocide: Nation marks 25 years since mass slaughter

People hold candles in remembrance at a vigil at Amahoro Stadium (Photo: AFP) (BBC News) Rwanda’s president said the country had become “a family once again”, while marking the 25th anniversary of the genocide that killed 800,000 people. Paul Kagame, who led a rebel force that ended the slaughter, lit a remembrance flame in the […]

The Business of Travel

By Victoria Falk

The Business of Travel

The power of the internet has increased our information in regards to what’s happening around the world. We’re able to meet a lot of people more quickly than ever before. At one time, we were excited when someone could find a business partner who lived in a different state than them. However, nowadays, people on […]

What the T&T Consulate In NY Can Do For You

What the T&T Consulate In NY Can Do For You

According to the Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs, the Consulate General in New York exercises consular jurisdiction in the following states of the eastern seaboard of the United States of America—Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts,New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. The main purpose for the Consulate General is to manage relations […]

How Women Are Changing the Political Scene; Kamala Harris Speaks

How Women Are Changing the Political Scene; Kamala Harris Speaks

Senator Kamala Harris waves to crowd after announcing her candidacy for president (Photo: Kim Wilson / Shutterstock.com) On January 21, 2019, California Senator Kamala Harris threw her hat into the ring for the presidency. Harris is one of five other women announcing their candidacy for the presidency in the 2020 United States presidential election. She joins other […]

Goodnight Kwame Ola Rennie: We Love You

Goodnight Kwame Ola Rennie: We Love You

Kwame meaning (born on a Saturday) and Ola (meaning precious), he entered the world on Saturday, March 15, 1980 and was the only son of Yvette Rennie and Bernard Williams. He came into this world with a big heart to match the big destiny he came to fulfill. He began to boldly walk into this […]

Women Voters: A Long Time Coming but Paving the Way

In the United States, women won the liberty to exercise their vote in 1920.

Women Voters: A Long Time Coming but Paving the Way

(By Dana Mathura) If you are lucky, you have grown up in an era where you or your daughters have seen women like Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton run for vice presidential candidacy and presidential candidacy, respectively. Times, though, was not always so welcoming to women running for political office. America has an extensive history […]

New York is closer to “universal rent control” than you think

By REBECCA C. LEWIS (City & State)

New York is closer to “universal rent control” than you think

Before the 2018 state election cycle, universal rent control was not a common phrase among New Yorkers. When the idea gained popularity, thanks to the campaigns of progressive insurgents such as Cynthia Nixon, Jumaane Williams and Julia Salazar, it seemed to some like an ill-defined pipe-dream. But now, just two months into the state Legislative […]