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Posted by on May 3, 2016

HAVANA, Cuba: The seventh summit of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) will take place on June 4 in the Cuban capital of Havana, said the organization’s secretary general...

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Posted by on Apr 17, 2016

Award winning Jamaican singer and producer Richie Stephens has recently collaborated with the Italian reggae singer and producer duo Rankin Lele and Papa Leo, to create a new...

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Posted by on May 3, 2016

Some 5,000 athletes will converge on the grounds of the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field April 28-30 to participate in the 122nd running of The Penn Relays games —...

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Health & Living

Posted by on Apr 17, 2016

Safer sex describes ways of reducing the risk of contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), such as herpes or syphilis. What is the safest sex? Of course,...

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SECOND ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MINDS DEMENTIA CONFERENCE SET FOR MAY 13

SECOND ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MINDS  DEMENTIA CONFERENCE SET FOR MAY 13

May 3, 2016

The Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter will host its second annual Meeting of the Minds dementia conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 13, at the DoubleTree by Hilton at 455 South Broadway, Tarrytown. The conference will feature talks by keynote speakers, a research update and morning and evening breakout sessions with various tracks catering...

Cuba to host Caribbean summit

HAVANA, Cuba: The seventh summit of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) will take place on June 4 in the Cuban capital of Havana, said the organization’s secretary general Alfonso Munera. Munera, who paid a working visit to Cuba last Wednesday, met with Cuba’s first deputy foreign minister Marcelino Medina on the drafting of documents for the summit. The...

Grenada PM holds invitation-only town hall meeting in NYC

NEW YORK, NY: Following his executive action taken against former consul general Derrick James and ambassador to the United Nations Denis Antoine to redeploy them from New York to other nations recently, Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell made his first return to the Big Apple to participate in what Grenadians described as an invitation only, “sort of...

Latin America and the Caribbean need to strengthen cybersecurity

WASHINGTON: Leaders of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Organization of American States (OAS) on Monday called on the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to step up their efforts on cybersecurity after releasing a new study, carried out by the two institutions with the support of Oxford University, that shows the region is highly...

Ramarley Graham’s family and Supporters Hold Vigil at Mayor de Blasio’s Home

Ramarley Graham’s family and Supporters Hold Vigil at Mayor de Blasio’s Home

May 3, 2016

By Yul-san Liem The mother of Ramarley Graham – an unarmed Black youth who was killed by NYPD Officer Richard Haste in 2012 – took her demands for accountability to Mayor de Blasio’s door on Sunday. Constance Malcolm held a vigil for her son outside Gracie Mansion. She was joined by mothers of other police violence victims, community organizations, elected...

Saluting our veterans

Meet Sgt Percival Luke After 34 years of military services, Bronx resident Percival Luke, 57 retired recently, but continued to serve the public at New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s Police Department. Luke joined the Marine Corp in 1978 and four years was moved to the Massachusetts Army National Guard as a wheeled vehicle mechanic. A year...