Friday, 22 August 2014

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Caribbean Chefs Cooking for a Cause

Caribbean Chefs Cooking for a Cause

Caribbean chefs from St. Lucia, Jamaica and the Bahamas served up some modern twists on classic flavors.

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Reviving a Salt Business in Haiti

Reviving a Salt Business in Haiti

A Haitian man, raised in New Jersey, set out to start a salt business based in the salt-rich region of northwest Haiti, reports The Haitian Times.

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Caribbean Carnival Takes Over Jersey Streets

Caribbean Carnival Takes Over Jersey Streets

Jersey City locals waved flags and danced to music at the annual West Indian/Caribbean carnival and parade.

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Caribbean-American Heritage Month Wraps Up in Brooklyn

Caribbean-American Heritage Month Wraps Up in Brooklyn

The varied music, dance and foods of the Caribbean were on display at Borough Hall.

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Bringing Caribbean Tales to Brooklyn

Bringing Caribbean Tales to Brooklyn

The forest comes alive in Derek Walcott's tale of good and evil.

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Sampling Haitian Specialties in NYC

Sampling Haitian Specialties in NYC

Chef Elsie Dubois prepares dishes from maple-syrup laced polenta to fried pork to sweet potato pudding.

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Students to Perform a Musical Comedy in French

Students to Perform a Musical Comedy in French

Students from Francophone countries at Prospect Heights High School have been keeping up with the French language and are set to perform at a benefit for the French Heritage Language program on May 31, France-Amérique reports.

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Cuban Dance Company Debuts in NY May 27

Cuban Dance Company Debuts in NY May 27

MalPaso Dance Company will perform new works produced in collaboration with two American artists.

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Dominican Naturalization Law Met With Hope, Skepticism

Dominican Naturalization Law Met With Hope, Skepticism

Legal experts and Dominicans living in New York expressed hope as the Dominican Senate approved Wednesday a law to legalize the status of thousands of people of Haitian descent currently in legal limbo, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Caribbean Native Leaves Mark on NY

Caribbean Native Leaves Mark on NY

Amsterdam News profiles Trinidad and Tobago native and art director Hollis King, whose eye for visuals has garnered high-profile work both professionally and in the community.

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Mayor Acknowledges City Failed Caribbean Teachers

Mayor Acknowledges City Failed Caribbean Teachers

After the city brought over hundreds of teachers from the Caribbean during a teacher shortage almost 20 years ago, the newly arrived faced problems with immigration status, housing and getting paid, reports the New York Carib News.

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