Prime Minister of Barbados Hon. Mia Mottley delivers the 16th Raúl Prebisch Lecture

Prime Minister of Barbados Hon. Mia Mottley delivers the 16th Raúl Prebisch Lecture

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 — GENEVA, Switzerland – Honourable Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, delivers the 16th Raúl Prebisch Lecture at Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday, 10 September, 2019. I am humbled to have been invited to deliver the 16th lecture to honor this great development thinker. I am also deeply humbled to […]

Governor Cuomo Signs Weprin Sponsored 9/11 Worker’s Disability Benefits Bill

Governor Cuomo Signs Weprin Sponsored 9/11 Worker’s Disability Benefits Bill

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Signs A8278 alongside Assemblyman David I. Weprin, Senators Andrew Gounardes, James Gaughran & Joseph P. Addabbo and Assemblymembers Peter J. Abbate Jr., Stacey Pheffer Amato & Karin Reyes, as well as Patrick Lynch, President of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, and the family of the late Det. Luis Alvarez. QUEENS, NEW YORK – […]

Children’s Advocates Say DOE Needs Lesson in Compliance

Children’s Advocates Say DOE Needs Lesson in Compliance

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 26, 2019: DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION headquarters building sign with building exterior. – Shutterstock Image By Yoav Gonen and Alex Zimmerman, THE CITY City education officials have allowed more than a thousand students with disabilities to languish without services for months — despite orders from administrative hearing officers, according to advocates who […]

Guyana Signs Historic Pact to Protect Amazon Forest

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Guyana Signs Historic Pact to Protect Amazon Forest

(Left to right): Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo, Bolivia’s President Evo Morales, Peru’s President Martin Vizcarra, Colombia’s President Ivan Duque, Ecuador’s President Ivan Moreno, Suriname’s Vice President Michael Ashwin Adhin and Minister Trotman in Letecia, Colombia at the historic signing   LETECIA, Colombia, Monday September 9, 2019 – Guyana has joined six other Amazonian countries […]

UN Says Global AIDS Fight Running out of Steam

By James Reinl

UN Says Global AIDS Fight Running out of Steam

NEW YORK, United States (IPS) – The global fight against AIDS is floundering amid cash shortfalls and spikes in new HIV infections among marginalized groups in developing regions, Gunilla Carlsson, executive director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), said yesterday. Speaking with reporters in New York at UN headquarters, Carlsson, head of UN-led […]

Hurricane Dorian Death Toll on the Rise – Almost Three Times Number Reported on Tuesday; Looting a Concern

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Hurricane Dorian Death Toll on the Rise – Almost Three Times Number Reported on Tuesday; Looting a Concern

NASSAU, The Bahamas, Wednesday September 4, 2019 – As authorities had warned, the death toll from Hurricane Dorian is on the rise, with confirmed fatalities yesterday increasing to 20. Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, who a day earlier said the deaths stood at seven, told a press conference last night the number had risen again, […]

Photos of Our Labor Day Event

Photos of Our Labor Day Event

We Had A Great Time At the Labor Day Parkway! It was impressive, despite the rain the amount of volunteers we got, handing out flyers, getting folks to sign our contact sheets and take photos at our Photo Booth! Below are images of our most popular t-shirts. And the great time that we had with […]

Althea Gibson: The pioneering champion America forgot

On Monday, a bronze sculpture of Gibson, the first black player to win a Grand Slam, will be unveiled outside Arthur Ashe Stadium at Flushing Meadows in New York - the world's biggest tennis arena named after another pioneering African-American. These two tributes stand as testaments to obstacles overcome, during a time when the United States was politically and socially rooted in racial segregation.

Althea Gibson: The pioneering champion America forgot

Gibson, pictured here with Marble at Forest Hills in 1950, went on to win five Grand Slam singles titles – the French Open (1956), Wimbledon (1957, 1958) and the US Open (1957, 1958) By Jonathan Jurejko, BBC Sport in New York “Everything was white. The balls, the clothes, the socks, the shoes, the people. Ev-ery-thing.” […]

Five Confirmed Dead as Hurricane Dorian Continues Unrelenting Assault on The Bahamas

Five Confirmed Dead as Hurricane Dorian Continues Unrelenting Assault on The Bahamas

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced the deaths “in the midst of a historic tragedy”, at a press conference yesterday. By Caribbean360 NASSAU, The Bahamas Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis has confirmed at least five deaths in the Abaco Islands of the Bahamas in what he yesterday described as a “historic tragedy”. The dead include […]

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