Caribbean Life News Update – NYC – June 5, 2017

Caribbean Cultural Theatre to present WordFest

BY TANGERINE CLARKE | ARTS & THEATER

E. Wayne McDonald, director of Caribbean Cultural Theatre has announced an impressive list of Caribbean authors who will headline their works, that the artists said would take patrons on a Journey of (Re)Discovery into Caribbean Literary Classics Old and New, during WorldFest, an afternoon-long literary event on Sunday 11, from 12 noon to 7 pm, at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton St., Brooklyn, New York.

 

Trump issues National Caribbean-American Heritage Month proclamation

NELSON A. KING | NATIONAL

By Nelson A. King

Like his predecessor President Barack Obama, United States President J. Trump has issued a proclamation declaring June National Caribbean-American Heritage Month.

 

Why international financial crises?

BY JOMO KWAME SUNDARAM | VIEWPOINTS

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 31 2017 (IPS) – International currency and financial crises have become more frequent since the 1990s, and with good reason. But the contributory factors are neither simple nor straightforward. Such financial crises have, in turn, contributed to more frequent economic difficulties for the economies affected, as evident following the 2008-2009 financial crisis and the ensuing Great Recession still evident almost a decade later.

 

Bichotte welcomes constituents to Albany for Haitian Unity Day

BY NELSON A. KING | HAITI

State Assemblymembers Rodneyse Bichotte, Michaelle Solages, Kimberly Jean-Pierre, Clyde Vanel and Ellen Jaffee, as well as Senators Kevin Parker, David Carlucci and Leroy Comrie, on Tuesday, May 30 hosted more than 100 of their dignitaries, colleagues and constituents as part of Haitian Unity Day in Albany.

Top Trump administration official travels to Haiti

BY NELSON A. KING | HAITI

Just eight days after granting limited Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to 58,000 undocumented Haitians living in the United States, a senior Trump administration official is traveling to the French-speaking Caribbean.

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