OTHER STORIES

B.R.O. Group Rallies Against Gender-based Violence

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine The funeral of Andrea Bharatt pulled at the heartstrings of a nation. There were calls for action to stop the mounting crime wave in Trinidad and Tobago. Andrea‘s death was senseless....

Recognizing Defenders of Democracy: Deserving Candidates to be Conferred with “Order of Democracy” 

By Dr. Tara Singh  Guyana’s President, His Excellency Dr Irfaan M Ali, announced on March 2, 2021 the establishment of a national award to be named “Order of Democracy.” This announcement coincided with the first...

Prakash Churaman, Guyanese Immigrant to South Queens, Fighting for His Freedom

By Aminta Kilawan Narine, Esq. This is the kind of story you’d see on a Netflix series. Prakash Churaman, was just 15 years old when police entered the basement apartment he was living in with...

Legislation Introduced for ‘Dreamers’ to Earn Green Card, US Citizenship

WASHINGTON, Mar 4, CMC – Caribbean American Democratic Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke on Wednesday introduced legislation in the United States House of Representatives that would allow Caribbean and other “Dreamers” to earn lawful permanent...

Jamaican American Lawyer Becomes First Black Woman to Lead ACLU

NEW YORK, CMC – Jamaican American lawyer and law professor Deborah Archer is the new president of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). She was elected by ACLU’s national board last month. The ACLU – a...

Richmond Hill-South Ozone Park Lions & Leos

By Lion Naidoo R. Veerapen Secretary, Richmond Hill-South Ozone Park Lions Club, Inc.   Our previous article discussed the background to the establishment of the Lions as an Organization in 1917, and its phenomenal growth to a...

A Nightingale Sings With the Angels!

Tribute to Seeta Panday By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine Yesterday, when we were young, there were many songs to be sung. You sang from the heart, and with a devotion that was unmatched. The songs stayed with...

Read Across America Day 2021

Reading 20 Minutes Per Day Adds up to Reading 1,800,000 Words Per Year! By Chaitram Aklu The U. S. Department of Education reported in 2020 that 54% of United States adults 16-64 years old lack proficiency...

Immigrant Advocates Welcome Introduction of Legislation to Overhaul US Immigration

As Biden Promises Pathway to Citizenship for Millions of Immigrants By Nelson A. King NEW YORK, Feb. 22, CMC – New York immigrant rights advocates have welcomed the introduction of the bicameral United States Citizenship Act...

COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out Among Topics for Discussion When CARICOM Heads Meet

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb. 22, CMC – The roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines will be among the major matters for deliberation when CARICOM Heads of Government hold their 32nd Inter-Sessional Meeting on Wednesday and Thursday. The Caribbean...