Venezuela: Will they remove Nicolás Maduro by force?

The Venezuelan conflict is geopolitical. Juan Guaidó declared himself interim president....Venezuela has entered a phase that seems to have no point of return. The plan announced by Guaidó, directed from the United States, can only be carried out through violence. The coup planners look for the ways and the actors.

Venezuela: Will they remove Nicolás Maduro by force?

By Marco Terrugi Juan Guaidó declared himself interim president of Venezuela [on Jan. 23]. He did it from a platform speaking to his social base, mobilized in Caracas. In this way he assured that he would hold the strings of a transitional government that until Jan. 5 was unknown. He assumed the presidency of the […]

Engineering startup Andela scores $100M in venture capital

Andela also expects to expand its presence across Africa. It currently has tech campuses in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda.

Engineering startup Andela scores $100M in venture capital

By Anthony Noto (Reporter, New York Business Journal) Tech companies are typically based in established hubs, such has San Francisco and New York. In other corners of the globe, such as Africa, aspiring engineers are rarely presented with the opportunity to apply for jobs within those companies. Andela is looking to change all that. The […]

Workers World: New York City

Workers World: New York City

By Ludmila Leiva (Refinery29) Each year, millions of young professionals from all over the country and world move here in search of their dream career. For many, New York signifies opportunity and is a manifestation of the American dream, but is living and working in NYC all that it’s cracked up to be? New York […]

5 Ways to Minimize Your Tax Liability

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5 Ways to Minimize Your Tax Liability

By FALAW If you want to save money on your tax bill, consider using one or more of these tax-saving strategies that reduce your income, lower your tax bracket, and minimize your tax bill. Max out your 401(k) or Contribute to an IRA You’ve heard it before, but it’s worth repeating because it’s one of […]

NY State Comptroller Calls on Major Corporations to Report on Disability Inclusion

“We want the companies our pension fund invests in to be desirable places to work for everyone,” DiNapoli.

NY State Comptroller Calls on Major Corporations to Report on Disability Inclusion

By Office of the NY State Comptroller (Press Release) Commitment to Inclusive Workplaces Brings Strong Benefits New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced on January 16, 2019, that he has called on 49 of the largest U.S. companies, including Apple, McDonald’s, Nike and Twentieth Century Fox, to report on their inclusion of people with disabilities […]

Teamsters Endorse Rafael Espinal for Public Advocate

International Brotherhood of Teamsters Joint Council 16 represents 120,000 workers and 27 local unions in and around New York City.

Teamsters Endorse Rafael Espinal for Public Advocate

By Teamsters (Press Release) Rafael Espinal, candidate for NYC Public Advocate, is honored to accept the endorsement of International Brotherhood of Teamsters Joint Council 16, which represents 120,000 workers and 27 local unions in and around New York City. George Miranda, President of Joint Council 16, said: “Rafael Espinal has stood up for working people […]

The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights: “The BRIDGE Act…only extends immigration purgatory for more than two million people who live, work, and give to our nation.”

For Immediate Release: January 19, 2019

The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights: “The BRIDGE Act…only extends immigration purgatory for more than two million people who live, work, and give to our nation.”

CHIRLA rejects President Trump’s so-called immigration “compromise” proposal and calls on Republicans to grow a spine and end shutdown immediately. Los Angeles, CA — The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), the largest immigrant right organization in California, said Saturday President Trump’s so-called offer to end shutdown is nothing more than a gimmick from a […]

“I work for the people of New York and independence is what you expect of your State Comptroller.” – NY State Comptroller DiNapoli

Inaugural Address, January 13, 2019

“I work for the people of New York and independence is what you expect of your State Comptroller.” – NY State Comptroller DiNapoli

Excerpt of remarks from DiNapoli’s Inaugural Address (January 13, 2019), courtesy of Office of the NY State Comptroller: So on May 3, 1972, 712 voters in the Mineola School District elected this 18 year old high school senior, student organization president and soon to be Hofstra freshman to the Board of Education. Did they have […]

Don’t Let Work Demands Destroy Your Relationship: Plan A Romantic Getaway 

Spending quality time together is very important for the life of your relationship.

Don’t Let Work Demands Destroy Your Relationship: Plan A Romantic Getaway 

When was the last time you truly had fun with your mate? When was the last time you had a date night, a romantic dinner by candle light, or enjoyed a sensual couple’s massage? For some people it’s a challenge to answer those fore-mentioned questions, yet they can give you a full rundown of what […]

What the Trinidad and Tobago Consulate General of NY can do for you

The Trinidad and Tobago Consulate General of New York provides services for citizens of both the United States and Trinidad and Tobago.

What the Trinidad and Tobago Consulate General of NY can do for you

According to the Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs, The Consulate General in New York exercises consular jurisdiction in the following states of the eastern seaboard of the United States of America – Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. The main purpose for the Consulate General is […]