It’s Caribbean American Heritage Month: Here’s How To Celebrate In New York

It’s Caribbean American Heritage Month: Here’s How To Celebrate In New York

By Ralph Thomassaint Joseph | Documented Caribbean American Heritage Month celebrates Caribbean history, contributions, and achievements in the United States. The national celebration highlights the diverse traditions of Caribbean countries and their diaspora, recognizing their significant impact on American society. Throughout the month, events, festivals, educational programs, and cultural activities are organized nationwide to commemorate […]

BREAKING NEWS: Biden Announces Immigration Protections for Up to 550,000 Spouses and Children of US Citizens

BREAKING NEWS: Biden Announces Immigration Protections for Up to 550,000 Spouses and Children of US Citizens

Editorial credit: ZB Photos / Shutterstock.com Posted by Aaron Reichlin-Melnick On June 18, the Biden administration announced two major new policies which may help provide streamlined paths to legal status for certain long-time undocumented immigrants. The first policy will allow undocumented spouses of U.S. citizens who have been in the country to apply for “parole in place,” a […]

How Citizens Can Advocate for Fair Redistricting

How Citizens Can Advocate for Fair Redistricting

Emphasizing the role of individuals in shaping our democracy, advocating for fair redistricting is not just crucial, but also a responsibility we all share. It’s a way to ensure equitable representation and protect our democratic processes. There are several ways citizens can actively participate in this critical issue. One approach is to support organizations and […]

Gov’t Will Continue to Champion the Rights of Workers – PM Phillips

Gov’t Will Continue to Champion the Rights of Workers – PM Phillips

Photo: Prime Minister Mark Phillips at the ceremony at Enmore, East Coast Demerara on Sunday. Photo courtesy: Department of Public Information. By Department of Public Information Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips has underscored the steadfast commitment of the PPP/C Government in advocating for the rights of workers nationwide, ensuring they are treated with the […]

Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for New York City Metro, Lower Hudson Valley, and Western New York Regions

Air Quality Health Advisory Issued for New York City Metro, Lower Hudson Valley, and Western New York Regions

By DEC Press Office New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Interim Commissioner Sean Mahar and State Department of Health (DOH) Commissioner Dr. James McDonald issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for Tuesday, June 18, 2024, for ozone to include the New York City Metro, Lower Hudson Valley, and Western New York regions. The […]

Guyana Puts Afreximbank’s Payment System on CARICOM’s Agenda

Guyana Puts Afreximbank’s Payment System on CARICOM’s Agenda

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) finance minister and central bank governors will meet next week ahead of the annual heads of government meeting in Grenada in July to discuss using Afreximbank’s Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS)  to make trade payments in the region. CARICOM Chairman and Guyana’s President Dr Irfaan Ali told the 31st Afreximbank Annual […]

CDB to Address Haiti’s Development Challenges

CDB to Address Haiti’s Development Challenges

Editorial credit: Rotorhead 30A Productions / Shutterstock.com The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is set to host an imperative panel discussion titled “Haiti Now: Development Priorities and Interventions” on June 18, 2024 at 8:30 am, during its 54th Annual Meeting in Ottawa, Canada. Haiti currently has a young labor force, vibrant diaspora, fertile land, and geographic […]

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