September 17, 2019

Journalists and the business of news: “There’s no hiding place”

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By Catalina Albeanu From Reuters Community Reader-funded models for journalism often come packaged with an expectation of a new, more tight-knit relationship between reporters and readers. As media organizations continue to turn to these models, a question that simmers in closed conversations and occasionally bubbles to the surface returns: to what extent should journalists be […]

More than 7,000 stores are closing in 2019 as the retail apocalypse drags on — here’s the full list

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By Hayley Peterson From Business Insider More than 7,000 stores are expected to close in 2019. Dress Barn is going out of business and closing all of its 650 stores, the company said Monday. Charlotte Russe, Family Dollar, and Chico’s recently announced more than 1,100 store closures in a span of 24 hours. Payless has said it plans to close all of […]

US: ICE arrests at New York courts have increased 1,700 Percent

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By s.e. smith From Care2 Everyone’s favorite federal agency is in the news again. While Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have a long history of hanging out at courthouses to pick up undocumented immigrants who are there for completely unrelated reasons, they’re getting a whole lot more bold. The agency claims it has become necessary […]

Caribbean actor/singer Jonathan Farrington awarded top honor at prestigious New York acting school

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By Arthia Nixon From Bahamas Press Manhattan, New York… Caribbean singer/actor Jonathan Farrington has been named the 2019 recipient of the prestigious Lawrence Lagner Award from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Manhattan, New York. The award is given based on a student’s cumulative body of work especially as it pertains to speech for […]

Business is booming with New York professional engineers

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New York is benefitting from professional engineers thanks to their support in its business environment’s growth and development and more business owners are seeking their services because of this. Matters regarding the health, safety, environmental, and financial implications of planned engineering projects are also brought to light by professional engineers. Hiring professional engineers to inspect […]

Bodies of missing New York couple on Caribbean vacation may have been found

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From The Daily Beast Officials in the Dominican Republic have recovered two unidentified bodies that they believe are the New York couple who went missing in March, CNN reports. Orlando Moore and Portia Ravenelle were expected to return to New York on March 27, according to Moore’s half-sister, Lashay Turner, who reported them missing March […]

‘Dressed Up’ set to showcase Caribbean designers and honour women

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New York, NY (Sonique Solutions) – ‘Dressed Up’, a soon to be launched retail shoppe specializing strictly in dresses, has been generating quite a buzz in several fashion-forward circles as well as on social media. Eagerness for the unveiling on this novel concept has only grown with news of the owner’s aspiration to use the […]

Paddy’s Day drink recipe

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How to Make Green Beer for St. Patrick’s Day By Amanda Garrity From Good Housekeeping When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day, you can either celebrate the traditional Irish way or go festive with green and gold. If you fall into the latter category, then green beer is a must. Because everything — even cheap light […]

Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, DC to host ‘Diaspora Connection’

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Book launch of former Prime Minister of Jamaica, Hon. P. J. Patterson by Derrick Scott From South Florida Caribbean News WASHINGTON, DC – The Embassy of Jamaica will host a Jamaica Diaspora Connection event on March 13 that will feature the Washington, DC, launching of former Prime Minister P. J.  Patterson’s book and the staging of […]

US: Here are the most in-demand programming jobs and languages, according to Hired

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By Jonathan Shieber Looking for a high-paying, in-demand job as a programmer? Learning to code for blockchain applications is the way to go, according to a surveyfrom the job placement organization, Hired. In a survey of 98,000 developers on the company’s platform, Hired assessed the kinds of jobs that are most in-demand; the languages that companies are […]