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QUEENS BOROUGH PRESIDENT TO HOST IMMIGRANT RESOURCE FAIR IN ELMHURST

Saturday, September 25 from 10AM-3PM at St. James Episcopal Church QUEENS, NY – Deepening his steadfast commitment to ensure immigration services are widely and easily accessible for the more than 1 million immigrants who call...

Labor Day 2021

By Chaitram Aklu Simply put a labor union is a group of workers organized to protect their rights and improve working conditions. In 2021 American workers are working more hours than workers in Japan, Britain,...

New York Governor Picks Caribbean American Legislator as Lieutenant Governor

By Nelson A. King NEW YORK, Aug 27, CMC – The newly-installed New York Governor, Kathy Hochul, has named  Caribbean American New York State Senator, Brian Benjamin, for the position of Lieutenant Governor. Benjamin, 44, the...

A Conversation with Felicia Singh, Democratic Nominee for City Council District 32

By Aminta Kilawan Narine, Esq. Back in September 2019, I attended a summit hosted by 21’ in 21’ at SEIU 32BJ’s headquarters in Manhattan. 21’ in 21’ is a grassroots membership-based non-profit organization that has...

We Should Take Back the Streets: Says Assemblyman Khaleel Anderson

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine It started with Jennifer Isaac. She walked into Khaleel Anderson’s office and said, ‘Enough is Enough. Too many kids are dying. We need to do something. Let’s have a march for...

My Last Flight from Jonestown with Captain George Grandsoult

A Flirt With Death in Guyana's Picturesque, Untamed Interior By Albert Baldeo It was 1986. As a Magistrate, I had just finished holding Court in Jonestown territory, Matthews Ridge and Monkey Mountain. I had only been...

South Queens Women’s March Hosts Discussion Around Toxic Masculinity

By Anjali Seegobin On Thursday, June 17th, South Queens Women’s March (SQWM) hosted a virtual workshop featuring Quentin Walcott, Mohamed Q. Amin, Darrell Craig, and Vijah Ramjattan. The conversation was moderated by Aminta Kilawan-Narine and...

“Little Guyana Votes!” Among Local GOTV Events for Historic Citywide Election

By Aminta Kilawan Narine, Esq. On Wednesday, June 16th, Caribbean Equality Project (CEP) in partnership with South Queens Women’s March (SQWM) and APA VOICE, held the “Little Guyana Votes” Rally and Outreach in Richmond Hill,...

Kristine Prashad’s Odyssey: From Paramaribo to Westchester Square Academy

By Sham Samaroo, Ph.D. High school graduation symbolizes a seminal moment in a child’ life, and last June, teenager Kristine “Tina” Prashad celebrated that hallowed tradition at the Westchester Square Academy in New York. Graduation...

RHSOP Lions Club Rises to Higher Levels of Service

By Lion Naidoo R. Veerapen Secretary, Richmond Hill-South Ozone Park,  Lions Club, Inc. The Richmond Hill-South Ozone Park Lions Club’s (RHSOPLC) commitment to the mission of Lionism was again demonstrated when its member Lions travelled to...