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October 11, 2021
Street co-named in honor of the late Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson
Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced that a portion of Jay Street between Willoughby Street and Tech Place has been named District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson Way.
15,000 refugees from Latin America, Caribbean allocated for 2022
United States President Joe Biden on Friday allocated 15,000 refugee admissions from Latin America and the Caribbean “for special humanitarian concern” for fiscal year 2022.
Miss Jamaica World 2021 is Khalia Hall
The Miss Jamaica World beauty pageant returned this year after a one-year break due to the pandemic and at the end of the night, 25-year-old Miss Khalia Hall (Miss General Food Supermarket), was named Miss Jamaica World 2021.
Former Nantucket bank employee charged in two fraud schemes
It is alleged that Rushell Harris and her co-conspirators transferred proceeds of the scheme to associates in Jamaica and in the United States.
Dr. Sandra Lindsay happy to encourage others on vaccine journey
The first New Yorker to take a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine outside of a clinical trial, nurse Dr. Sandra Lindsay, also took a booster shot last Wednesday at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
Daily Carib Brief Quote
“It is a moment for me of great pride and joy to be able to receive this honor, which I say, I feel I’ve received not just on my own behalf, but on behalf of my country and countrymen and women, but also on behalf of the continent as a symbol really, of the coming together of our two regions
and the working together of our two regions. So, for me personally, it’s a moment of great pride and joy.”
Uhuru Kenyatta – President of the Republic of Kenya on receiving the Freedom of Barbados Award on his visit to Barbados
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