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Posted by on Sep 9, 2016

Eight years later, more athletes continue to be stripped of medals from the Beijing Olympics because of positive doping tests. Four athletes, including three Russians, had their...

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Posted by on Jul 14, 2016

My name is Ricardo Antony Frank (aka Rico Don) a music producer and artist. I am based in Virginia where I also attended Centura College and graduated with an Associate’s Degree in...

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Posted by on Aug 19, 2016

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz diaz@nysenate.gov District 32 Bronx County   You should know that in his acceptance speech on Thursday, July 21, 2016, as the Republican Party...

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More athletes continue to be stripped of medals from the Beijing Olympics

Eight years later, more athletes continue to be stripped of medals from the Beijing Olympics because of positive doping tests. Four athletes, including three Russians, had their medals taken away on Wednesday after their doping samples from 2008 were retested and came back positive for banned drugs. A total of six athletes – one runner and five...

Over 20,000 invaded Jamaica house Rio de Janiero

Over 20,000 visitors packed into Jamaica House 2016 during the staging of the recently concluded Olympics in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. The cultural hub for all things Jamaican hosted at the Prado Jockey Club in Gávea, Rio, was the place to be for fans, athletes, dignitaries, celebrities and international media. With Jamaica House as the centerpiece of its...

Eight Jamaicans get Obama fellowship

Eight Jamaican entrepreneurs will travel to the United States in early October to participate in the inaugural Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellows program, the White House announced this week. They are Patria Kaye Aarons, Craslyn Benjamin, Tishauna Mullings, Javette Nixon, Kadeem Pet-Grave, Renee Stewart, Latoya West-Blackwood, and Miguel...

Brooklyn resident charged with murder of Muslim cleric and associate

A Queens County grand jury on Monday (August 22) has returned a five-count indictment charging Oscar Morel, 35, of Brooklyn, with fatally shooting Imam Maulana Akonjee and his associate and friend, Thara Uddin, as they walked home following afternoon prayers at the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid mosque in Ozone Park, Queens, earlier this month. Both men sustained...

Correction officer indicted for rape of inmate

A New York City Department of Correction Officer has been indicted on first-degree Rape and other charges for engaging in sex acts with an inmate in Rikers Island. Jose Cosme, 36, of Brooklyn, has been indicted on first-degree Rape, first-degree Criminal Sexual Act, first-degree Sexual Abuse, third-degree Rape, third-degree Criminal Sexual Act, Sexual...

Bronx Gun Buyback yields 165 Firearms

Some 165 firearms—the bulk of them handguns—were turned in during the Bronx Gun Buyback held at two Bronx churches on Saturday, August 6. Ninety-nine of the firearms were turned in at the Fellowship Tabernacle at 1234B East Gun Hill Road, and 66 were brought to Evangelical Garifuna Church at 344 Brook Ave. Of the 165 firearms: there were 61 revolvers, 52...