BY ROZ NIXON | MUSIC & FASHION
Great Women In Music (GWIM) is a New York City based, ongoing celebration of the many contributions women have made to music and the world.
BY NELSON A. KING | CARIBBEAN
The Brooklyn-based umbrella Vincentian group in the United States, Council of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Organizations, U.S.A., Inc. (COSAGO) on Sunday honored two community stalwarts, as it wrapped up the nation’s 37th Independence Anniversary celebrations in the Big Apple.
BY NELSON A. KING | CARIBBEAN
St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ Prime Minister Dr. Ralph E. Gonsalves said, while much development has been accomplished over the past 37 years of political independence, much still needs to be done.
BY VINETTE K. PRYCE | NATIONAL
Just as Nov. 2008 will forever be recalled as the month and year America elected Barack Obama the first Black leader to preside, regardless of the winner, Nov. 2016 will be historically documented either as the date a New York businessman who never sought political office successfully scored victory for his Republican party or that a woman broke the glass ceiling for her gender by becoming the pioneering female president of the United States.
BY ALEXANDRA SIMON
Marketing experts and entrepreneurs got to chat to peers about business strategy and tips for small business owners and up-and-coming entrepreneurs at Brooklyn College on Oct. 27.
BY TANGERINE CLARKE | ARTS & THEATER
Queens Borough President, the Melinda Katz praised the Asian community, at the third Annual Diwali — festival of lights — celebration, at the municipal building in Kew Gardens, Queens last Friday.
BY NELSON A. KING
It was originally planned as the 65th birthday bash for a prominent daycare provider in Laurelton, Queens, but it turned out to be a grand celebration for both the provider and her 90-year-old dad, a retired elementary and secondary school principal in Guyana.
BY BERT WILKINSON | CARIBBEAN
The row between commercial banks in the Caribbean and the larger ones on the American mainland just would not go away.
BY GEORGE ALLEYNE | CARIBBEAN
Barbadians are bracing for a strike by workers, Thursday, as the island’s trade unions hit back at the Freundel Stuart Government for demoting one of their own, that labour leaders said is victimisation.
BY DAWN PLUMMER | CARIBBEAN
A large cross-section of Jamaicans living in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom are participating in the Jamaica Diaspora Education Task Force (JDETF) group.
BY AZAD ALI | CARIBBEAN
Grenada has postponed yet again the referendum on constitutional reform, which was planned for Oct. 27, 2016.
BY KELLY VLAHAKIS-HANKS
At Earth Friendly Products, our passion is making cleaning products that are environmentally friendly, safer for people and pets, and affordable for everyone.
BY ALEXANDRA SIMON | ARTS & THEATER
A dance company is premiering an intercultural series showcasing a connection between two cultures starting Nov. 8.
BY JOHAN GALTUNG
ALICANTE, Spain, Nov. 1, 2016 (IPS) – The last one hundred years life expectancy has increased by about 25 per cent-from near 80 to near 100-in some countries. But, instead of increasing playful childhood, education, work and retirement by 25 per cent, the age of retirement has moved much less than the age at death.