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BY TANGERINE CLARKE | ARTS & THEATER
The warm friendliness of participants at the Grand 29th Annual Phagwah Parade, melted the cold weather that blanketed Richmond Hill, Queens last Sunday, March 12, as hundreds of Indo-Caribbean nationals and citizens of all religions and races, lined the streets, while others danced on colorful floats to celebrate the Hindu festival of Holi.
BY TANGERINE CLARKE | PEOPLE
When Clare Alicia Dougall, and Racquel Morgan of Caribbean heritage set out to start a business centered-around kids, the first though was to create an environment that would be conducive to children’s entertainment needs, as well as their pampering needs.
BY TANGERINE CLARKE | GUYANA
After launching flights four years ago, Fly Jamaica Airways has once again upped its aviation crew with 20 newly trained flight attendants who will join the airline’s scheduled twice-weekly flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Kingston and Georgetown, as well as Canada.
BY NELSON A. KING | ARTS & THEATER
Despite the bitterly cold weather, the Brooklyn-based Garifuna Indigenous People of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Inc. (GIPSVG, Inc.) Saturday evening held a very successful 2nd Annual National Heroes Day celebration at the Friends of Crown Heights Educational Center in Brooklyn.
BY NELSON A. KING | HAITI
The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says New York State Police have arrested a Haitian traveler after CBP officers at the Champlain Port of Entry in upstate New York discovered child pornography on his cell phone.
BY AZAD ALI | SPORTS
The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is making plans to play another round of matches at the Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, Florida for the 2017 season.
BY ALEXANDRA SIMON | ARTS & THEATER
They are playing tribute.
BY ALEXANDRA SIMON | MUSIC
He is not Wagner but it is his flight of the flying fish.
BY ALEXANDRA SIMON | MANHATTAN
Harlem’s premier escape room locale Hoodwinked Escape opens two new rooms for adventure seekers this month. The additional rooms are now part of the business new thrills, called “Spy Academy” and “The Experiment,” which challenges guests to become spies, solve puzzles, and discover new mysteries.
BY VINETTE K. PRYCE | TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
When President Donald Trump used social media to amplify an immigration policy saying “we have some bad hombres here and we’re going to get them out,” his tweet resonated with US citizens as well as with vulnerable green card holders because many comprehended that the former reality television celebrity wasn’t just referring to Mexicans that illegally cross the borders.
BY NELSON A. KING | PEOPLE
Brooklyn Congressman Hakeem Jeffries and Democrats in the US House of Representatives have introduced a resolution of inquiry that would compel the Trump administration to publicly disclose information to Congress and the American people about ties to Russia.
BY AZAD ALI | TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
More than EC $1million worth of marijuana was found at the deep water harbor in Antigua recently.
BY KAM WILLIAMS | MOVIES
All Nighter (R for sexuality, brief nudity, drug use and pervasive profanity) Unlikely-buddies comedy about a hard-boiled businessman (J.K. Simmons) who grudgingly joins forces with his missing daughter’s (Analeigh Tipton) slacker ex-boyfriend (Emile Hirsch) after she mysteriously disappears. With Taran Killam, Shannon Woodward and Kristen Schaal.