BY GEORGE ALLEYNE | CARIBBEAN
The immigration service in Barbados has again found itself in the Caribbean spotlight following recent allegations by two Jamaicans and a Guyanese of mistreatment after arriving at Grantley Adams International Airport.
BY NELSON A. KING | CARIBBEAN
The international police organization, INTERPOL, says it has conducted a series of cybercrime training sessions in Latin America and the Caribbean, aimed at enhancing regional law enforcement capacity to prevent, detect and respond to cyber-threats.
AZAD ALI | CARIBBEAN
The Antigua and Barbuda government had denied allegations it is turning a blind eye on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBT) community.
BY ALEXANDRA SIMON |ARTS & THEATER
Florida-based artist Weldon Ryan has painted many pieces of art depicting carnival-partying people for almost three decades. Frequenting carnival events in Miami and Brooklyn, Ryan captures images from these colorful events, and paints them on canvasses. He recently showcased these artworks, some for the first time, and he is ready to paint even more.
BY AZAD ALI | SPORTS
West Indies fast bowling legend Jamaican Courtney Walsh has been appointed the new Bangladesh bowling coach.
BY KAM WILLIAMS | MOVIES
US Airways Flight 1549 had barely taken off from New York’s LaGuardia Airport on the afternoon of Jan. 15, 2009 when it sighted Canada geese flying in its path at about 2,800 feet. The Airbus 320 was unable to avoid the flock and the ensuing strike disabled both of its engines.
BY NELSON A. KING | ARTS & THEATER
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has ruled out cancelling J’Ouvert activities in the Caribbean community in Brooklyn, saying that it is an event that’s “important to the community.”
BY NELSON A. KING
St. Paul’s Church in the Village of Flatbush will this month hold its annual Homecoming and International Day Weekend celebration.
BY ALEXANDRA SIMON | NEW YORK
Local kids closed out summer showcasing their talents one last time before school starts.