December 18, 2017

Police work to trace steps of botched NYC pipe bomb attack

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From WN New York Police Department were reviewing more than 6,000 security cameras while they traced the suspect’s steps after an explosion happened during rush hour traffic in a crowded subway corridor close to the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Monday morning, leaving five people injured, according to CBS News. CBS News homeland security correspondent […]

Parents of Queens woman killed on island of Jamaica search the scene of her death for clues

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BY ASHLEY SOLEY-CERRO From PIX11 MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — The parents of a vibrant woman from Queens are spending the week after her death searching for clues on the island of Jamaica where her bruised body was found with a slashed throat on a rural road over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Desiree Gibbon, a 26-year-old […]

NYC: fencing for Carib carnival

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NYC Tries Fencing In Often-Violent Caribbean Celebration BY COLLEEN LONG – ASSOCIATED PRESS From Sudden Link 1/3 AdChoices Sponsored Links RECOMMENDED FOR YOU The most expensive football transfers of all time afrizap Finally You Can Track Your Car Using Your Smartphone TRACKR BRAVO 5 Ways To Get The Lowest Price On A New Car Women’s […]

Gadget of the week

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Softlab transforms ’empty’ space with light and mirrors By Steve Dent, From engadget Recently, Engadget visited The Lab, HP’s trippy art exhibition incongruously placed in the middle of the Panorama Music Festival in NYC. It proved surprisingly popular among festival-goers thanks to the visual and auditory sensory experiences (and possibly because illegal substances were involved). […]

A powerful group of women will run from NYC to the Women’s March on Washington

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BY NICOLE GALLUCCI From Mashable The Women’s March on Washington is fast-approaching, and if you don’t already have travel plans booked to D.C. you might consider running there. Alison Desir is a running coach, the founder of Harlem Run, and a contributor to Women’s Running magazine. After she reflected on the negative implications Donald Trump’s […]

Surinam Airways CEO’s bold vision: Expansion of the Guyana hub to NYC and Havana

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By Ray Chickrie From Caribbean News Now PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Surinam Airways (SLM) was out of the red and made a profit during the period when Robbi Lachmising was CEO. He was reappointed CEO of the company last year. Sitting in his office on a bright sunny day in the tropics, Lachmising outlined his vision […]

From cash registers to escalators to shopping carts: 11 important firsts in bricks-and-mortar retail history

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By Mary Beth Quirk From Consumerist These days you can shop from the comfort your couch in your soft pants, ordering up a flat of cat food, paper towels, and a smartphone with one click. So it’s easy to forget that once upon a time shopping at retail stores wasn’t a necessary evil, but an […]

Five facts about Caribbean immigrants in the U.S. you should know

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 19, 2016: As the countdown begins to the November 8, 2016 election, which has been marred by denigration of foreign-born immigrants, the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) recently released a report focused on over the socio-demographic data of the foreign-born population in the United States. Here’s […]

This Jamaican designer is showing off for New York Fashion Week

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From NAM News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Sept. 13, 2016: New York Fashion Week is very much the buzz in fashion circles right now and a Jamaican-born New York based fashion designer is set to show off his Spring 2017 collection today in the Big Apple. According to Jamaicans.com, Glenroy March of D’Marsh Couture […]

If considering moving to Canada after election, this ‘Expert’ suggests you move to Caribbean instead

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BY KAYLA BRANDON From Independent Journal Plenty of Americans have said they’ll move to Canada if Trump becomes president, but considering Canadians pay an exorbitant amount of taxes, one international financial advisor suggests a sunnier location: the Caribbean. Nuri Katz, President at APEX Capital Partners, tells Independent Journal Review that Americans aren’t just talking about fleeing […]