BY NELSON A. KING
A Guyanese legislator in Brooklyn handsomely beat her Haitian-born challenger to win the New York Democratic Primary elections on Tuesday.
BY TANGERINE CLARKE
A Brooklyn street was named in honor of fallen Guyanese-American, Dr. Walter A. Kyte on Sunday, Sept. 11, a solemn, but historic day, when family members, joined New York Council members to commemorate the life of an educator.
BY ALEXANDRA SIMON | NEW YORK
Pursuing fashion was not on her immediate table but finding a loophole into design whilst having a full time job is what brought this designer to the industry.
NELSON A. KING | NATIONAL
A top United States official is calling on Caribbean nationals in the U.S. to help shape Washington’s foreign policy.
“Our diversity is our strength, and it needs to move faster,” urged Juan Gonzalez, deputy assistant secretary for Central America and the Caribbean, U.S. Department of State, in addressing an extraordinary panel discussion on the Caribbean Diaspora last Thursday at Medgar Evers College.
BY BERT WILKINSON | CARIBBEAN
It is becoming increasingly clear that Trinidad will likely miss the Sept. 30 deadline to sign an agreement with the US to supply commercial banking and other financial information on Americans who stash cash and hide assets overseas.
BY AZAAD ALI | CARIBBEAN
The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Bureau, of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (AFT), will soon be setting up offices in Jamaica to help fight crime and violence.
BY LES SLATER
During his time engaged in trying to get the better of Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee, Bernie Sanders clipped in response to one of the assigned reporters, “Could we please forget the stupid emails and concentrate on the issues?”
BY ALEXANDRA SIMON | FOOD
Let’s get together and…eat alright.
Coming from a large musical family and the oldest son of legendary reggae artist Bob Marley — Ziggy Marley naturally explored his musical talents and thrives in it. But now he is delving into a different industry and branching his talents into the kitchen with the release of his debut cookbook.
BY TANGERINE CLARKE | MOVIES
Soca Monarch Machel Montano could now add film star to his incredible career, after a compelling acting début in the role as Lee de Leon — a struggling musician who falls in love with the daughter of an Indian businessman — in the blockbuster “Bazodee.”
BY NELSON A. KING | MUSIC & FASHION
Vincentian and other Caribbean cultural aficionados got more than their monies’ worth at an electrifying cultural show Saturday night at the Miracle Temple Ministries in Brownsville, Brooklyn.