February 27, 2021

Guyanese father kills daughter and niece – is arrested in New York

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By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian A Guyanese man, who is accused of killing his teenage daughter and his teenage niece in an apartment at Highland Springs, Virginia on Thursday last, has been captured by US Marshalls with the assistance of the New York State police, after being on the run for almost a week. He […]

Can the Working Families Party emerge as the progressive third force in American politics?

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Vantage Point, Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels — For much of my life’s work as a social and political activist, I have been a proponent of independent Black politics and the creation of a progressive, independent, third force in American politics as a vehicle to advance a visionary politics of social transformation; a […]

Caribbean American legislator opens campaign committee for NYC Public Advocate race

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By CMC From St Lucia Online (CMC) – Caribbean American New York City Council member, Jumaane Williams, says he intends to run for Public Advocate of the City of New York after opening a campaign committee with the Board of Elections in anticipation of the race. Williams, the son of Grenadian immigrants, who represents the […]

Fido’s journey to New York [from Cayman Islands]

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By Maea Lenei Buhre From New York City Lens Every year hundreds of rescue dogs and cats fly to the New York from the Cayman Islands, NYCity Lens went to one shelter to find out why. A special report. GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – A cat furiously hissed as Denaika Dunkley reached into a beige […]

Cuomo defends Christopher Columbus statue

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By Michael Gartland From New York Post New York State’s most prominent Italian-American politician is sticking up for Christopher Columbus. Appearing at the West Indian Day Parade on Monday, Gov. Cuomo said statues of the famous Italian explorer should remain in the public square. “The Christopher Columbus statue is really about honoring Italian Americans,” Cuomo […]

Caribbean Carnival Week

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WIADCA launches 50th anniversary of Caribbean Carnival Week By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life The colors, pageantry and sound of Caribbean Carnival were fully on display last Thursday, as the West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA) launched its 50th anniversary celebration of Caribbean Carnival Week in New York. Masqueraders from a number of […]

America’s largest offshore wind farm could put up to 200 turbines off the coast of New York

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By Leanna Garfield From Business Insider New York State just took a huge step toward a renewable energy future. On January 25, the Long Island Power Authority approved the South Fork Wind Farm, which will be the country’s largest offshore wind farm once completed. The turbines will sit off the eastern tip of Long Island, between New York and […]

Admissibility of evidence obtained from Facebook

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By Michael J. Hutter, New York Law Journal Facebook is an extremely popular form of social media.1 After registering to use the site, a user can create a profile, post status updates, photos or videos, and exchange messages with other users. These posts will frequently consist of intimate details of their personal lives. Through privacy […]

Major environmental stories of June 2014

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By Ann Egerton From Examiner May 2014 was the hottest May ever recorded and scientists believe that we will continue breaking records as the Earth warms. Play The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued a report saying that the combined land and ocean temperatures recorded in May 2014 made it the hottest May in […]