BY NELSON A. KING
Two family daycare centers in Laurelton, Queens are the latest recipients of donations from the Brooklyn Transition Lions Club, as it gives back to the community.
BY BERT WILKINSON | CARIBBEAN
It started late last month as a Tropical depression, then storm and is now one of the most powerful hurricanes in a decade as Hurricane Matthew sets its sights on the entire Bahamas islands chain after killing nearly a dozen people in Haiti and other islands, causing flooding an infrastructural damage in Jamaica and Cuba and by the weekend should be causing trouble on mainland America.
BY NELSON A. KING | CARIBBEAN
If the world was not listening before, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders ensured, in the last two weeks, that their voices were heard – loud and clear – on the vexing corresponding banking issue, sounding loud alarm bells on what they characterized as impending “economic collapse.”
BY LAURA ANDREWS
Gun violence is not confined to the presidential debate in the United States. For instance, on the island of Jamaica, this year, there has been an estimated 900 killings.
BY TANGERINE CLARKE | CARIBBEAN
Stating that Guyana is the most bountiful country in the Caribbean, President David A. Granger called on the diaspora to return to their homeland, and said with their help, the country would overcome some of the challenges it faces.
BY AZAD ALI | SPORTS
West Indies women cricketers will at long last get an increase in their pay packets starting Oct. 1, 2016.
MUSIC & FASHION
Lehman Center for the Performing Arts presents a special concert reuniting two Latin legends on the Lehman Center stage, featuring multi Grammy Award-winning La Princesa de la Salsa, India, and the legendary Eddie Palmieri onSaturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at 8 pm.
BY AZAD ALI | CARIBBEAN
Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has quit as chairman of CARICOM’s sub-committee on cricket governance, accusing some of his colleagues of making “divisive” public statements after agreements had been reached at the heads of government level.
BY DEARDRA SHULER | ARTS & THEATER
To some, George W. Bush, is considered a war criminal having plunged the United States into two needless Middle East wars, one in Afghanistan and the other in Iraq.
BY KAM WILLIAMS | MOVIES
Being 17 (Unrated) Homoerotic adventure, set in France, about a teased gay teenager (Kacey Mottet Klein) whose fortunes change dramatically when his mother (Sandrine Kiberlain) invites his bully (Corentin Fila) to move in with them. With Alexis Loret, Jean Fornerod and Jean Corso. (In French and Spanish with subtitles.)