Caribbean Life News Update – 17 September 2016

Caribbean LifeCaribbean Life News Update – 17  September 2016

Persaud wins NY Democrati­c Primary

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.

Dr. Walter A. Kyte Way unveiled in Brownsvil­le

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.

Guyanese designer debuts eco-frien­dly designs     

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.

Caribbean Diaspora to help shape foreign policy

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.

US TAX DATE Looms for Trinidad

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.

FBI to open office in Jamaica

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.

Their campaign downplays the factual

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?”

Ziggy Marley shares family recipes in debut cookbook

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.

Montano debuts in ‘Bazodee’

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.”

VINCY CULTURE

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.

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  • ndtewarie  On September 19, 2016 at 8:46 am

    You wake me up at the end dark night O You enchanting opened my dreamy eyes With the touch of Your light shining Melted away the darkness with the unreal dreams vanishing The lotus of my heart blooms In water of peace with joyful wind blowing

    Kalyan Kundu

    SIR/MADAM, WOUD YOU BE KIND ENOUGH TO PUBLISH THIS? THANKS NORMAN

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