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Tag Archives: USA

  1. Bridgetown US Embassy and BYBT Launch Academy for Women Entrepreneurs for 3rd Straight Year

    The Bridgetown US Embassy in partnership with the Barbados Youth Business Trust (BYBT) just launched their third year of the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE). The six-month program provides women entrepreneurs with the skills, resources, and networks needed to start and scale successful businesses. Twenty-eight female entrepreneurs from Barbados will take part in this year’s […]

    September 15, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. Fully Vaccinated People are 11 times Less Likely to Die of Covid

    With the raging growth of the Covid virus across the world, especially after the introduction to the delta variant, more and more countries are becoming cautious of the steps they take to combat further spread in the future.    However, the latest reports from US medical boards suggest that fully vaccinated people are 11x less […]

    September 14, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  3. The Matrix Resurrections (2021) – Keanu Reeves, Neil Patrick Harris & Carrie-Anne Moss

    Prepare to go back to where it all started and return to the Matrix. Here’s the first trailer for The Matrix Resurrections, starring Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Neil Patrick Harris. In this trailer we get a glimpse of Matrix’s blue and red pills, learn that Neo is searching for the truth, […]

    September 11, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. The 2021 Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival is on NOW!

    The 2021 BCLF programme, ‘A Tapestry of Worlds and Words: Meditations From the Diaspora‘ begins today and all festivities will now be streamed live from Youtube and our Facebook page. NO registration necessary! Yay! You can tune in (hassle free) from wherever you are – your car, virtual office, at the gym or airport! Please […]

    September 10, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Canoe Points to National September 11 Memorial & Museum

    In advance of the 20th anniversary of those killed in the 9/11 attacks, Don Victor Mooney, President of H.R. 1242 Resilience Project has written to National September 11 Memorial & Museum seeking their consent to include a canoe used to honor the heroes and victims of September 11 for permanent exhibition. The canoe was used […]

    September 9, 2021SailingNo comments
  6. RED NOTICE: Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot

    An Interpol agent tracks the world’s most wanted art thief.

    September 8, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Tennis Rackets Serve Love At US Open

    On the USA’s Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, there was a prayer service held at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center to remember one of the greats of the game, Arthur Ashe, who died of AIDS-related pneumonia in 1993 at age 49. Ashe was the first Black tennis player to win singles titles at the […]

    September 7, 2021SportsNo comments
  8. Bridgetown U.S. Embassy warns of COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement if heading USA

    All U.S. immigrant visa applicants are required to complete a medical examination as part of the normal application process. Effective October 1, a completed COVID-19 vaccine series is a new CDC requirement for U.S. immigrant visa medical examinations. The U.S.  Department of State is currently working with the CDC to implement this requirement. This requirement does not apply to […]

    September 5, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  9. Virginia Sculptor sends image of Arthur Ashe Monument for tribute to the tennis legend

    Paul DiPasquale, Master Sculpture, of Richmond, Virginia has granted H.R. 1242 Resilience Project, one time authorization to reproduce the iconic Arthur Ashe Monument for a tribute to the tennis legend. H.R. 1242 Resilience Project plans to reproduce the image on a banner and have it on display during the 2021 US Open. We feel this […]

    September 5, 2021SportsNo comments
  10. Star of “The Nanny” Takes Helm of a Divided Actors’ Union in the USA

    Fran Drescher claimed victory in her race for president of SAG-AFTRA on Thursday night, and vowed to lock arms with her fellow union members and “rise up out of the melee.” Easier said than done. Drescher takes charge of a union that is famously fractious, and more divided than it has been in recent years. […]

    September 5, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  11. Sharpton joins sidewalk prayer at US Open

    On Sunday morning, Rev. Al Sharpton took a call from Don Victor Mooney, a Kew Gardens Hills resident and President of H.R. 1242 Resilience Project on his radio program heard nationwide. With fifteen seconds to make a Hail Mary request to one of America’s leading Civil Rights Activist, Baptist minister, founder and President of the […]

    September 1, 2021Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. OLD HENRY: Tim Blake Nelson, Scott Haze, Trace Adkins & Stephen Dorff

    An action western about a farmer who takes in an injured man with a satchel of cash. When a posse comes for the money, he must decide who to trust. Defending a siege, he reveals a gunslinging talent calling his true identity into question.

    August 31, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Which Florida Based College Football Team Will Have The Better Season?

    The state of Florida hosts three of the most historically important college football programs not only in recent history but in college football history in general. The Florida State Seminoles and Florida Gators have both been at one point or another in their history some of the top favorite teams for college football odds experts […]

    August 23, 2021Breaking News, Featured, FootballNo comments
  14. Queens Man Brings Arthur Ashe Day Back to U.S. Open

    In lieu of U.S. Open cancelling Arthur Ashe Day due to COVID-19, Don Victor Mooney of Kew Gardens Hills and President of H.R. 1242 Resilience Project, hopes to keep Arthur Ashe legacy relevant in these challenging times. Arthur Ashe advocated the power of education. In Richmond, Virginia, a bronze statue depicts him surrounded by children, […]

    August 20, 2021SportsNo comments
  15. Blood Brothers: Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X

    An extraordinary story behind the friendship of two of the most iconic figures of the 20th century: Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X. Few people understand the bond these men shared. The charismatic and outspoken Olympic champion who charmed the nation, and the excon-turned intellectual revolutionary who railed against the evils of white oppression by speaking […]

    August 20, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. USA envoys Deliver 52,650 Pfizer Vaccines to St Lucia

    The United States donated 52,650 COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine doses free of charge to the people of Saint Lucia on Tuesday, August 17. U.S. Ambassador to Saint Lucia Linda Taglialatela joined Prime Minister Philip Pierre at the George F.L. Charles Airport to welcome the vaccines, a direct result of cooperation between the United States and Saint […]

    August 19, 2021HealthNo comments
  17. Biden Administration of USA Donates Pfizer Vaccines to Barbados & Eastern Caribbean

    The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown is pleased to announce the delivery of nearly 200,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. These vaccines are donated to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean by the U.S. Government as part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s global vaccine sharing framework. This donation is in addition […]

    August 14, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  18. UN Women presents ‘A Force for Change’ – art exhibition & auction featuring work by 26 Black women artists

    UN Women, the agency of the United Nations dedicated to gender equality and women’s empowerment, will host the first all-Black, all-women global selling exhibition and auction titled “A Force for Change”, with proceeds benefiting Black women across the world and the participating artists. Open to the public 27-31 July 2021 at 530 W 25th Street, […]

    July 21, 2021GalleriesNo comments
  19. Barbadian Author whose Debut Novel appeared on Good Morning America recalls Editing Challenges

    Cultural Mores (as in mor-rays, or ethics which define) are not always translatable or accepted universally. This is what I learned when I attended the book signing of Cherie Jones at Blackrock Books recently. First off, Blackrock Books is owned by Andy Taitt and is very conveniently located almost next door to Esso Blackrock! It […]

    July 19, 2021Books, Breaking News, Featured1 comment
  20. Bridgetown US Embassy Celebrates 4th of July with Barbados

    U.S. Ambassador to Barbados Linda Taglialatela met with Governor General Dame Sandra Mason to convey the best wishes of the American people on the 245th anniversary of their independence and to celebrate the close ties between the United States of America and Barbados. “Whether our support to CDEMA in preparation for storms like Hurricane Elsa […]

    July 4, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  21. Pride Month Illumination of Bridgetown U.S. Embassy

    The Embassy of the United States to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS lights up in rainbow colors this weekend as a call to action to work for equality, liberty, and justice for all. U.S. President Joe Biden proclaimed June 2021 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month in the United States. […]

    June 26, 2021EventsNo comments
  22. BRANDON CAMPHOR AND ONEWAY’S A CAPPELLA RENDITION OF “LIFT EVERY VOICE” IS THE SOUNDTRACK FOR BLACK MUSIC MONTH

    As USA realises, Black Music Month, an annual celebration of Black Music and its creators, celebrated in June, there is one song that embodies the culture and heritage of African-American struggle and hope in America. That song, “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” more commonly known as The Black National Anthem, is a mainstay during Black […]

    June 9, 2021Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. Wisconsin’s mantra, “Forward”? Make that “Backward”

    I’m inviting all the world’s press, not just the African continent, to come see. Wisconsin’s new 486 Pentium III computer! There’s a message in here somewhere. The question is, if the state of Wisconsin can’t handle President Biden s American Rescue Plan, what about Africa? Where does aid money go, when the US drops a […]

    June 9, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  24. AMERICAN EID (2021) Disney Short Movie – Teens

    Ameena, a homesick Muslim Pakistani immigrant, wakes up on Eid to find out she has to go to school.

    June 2, 2021Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. The early favourites to win Super Bowl LVI

    With the NFL Draft having recently taken place, it’s a good time to take a broad look at how the NFL might shape up during the 2021 season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ impressive Super Bowl success in February is still fresh in the memory, and it’s no surprise that they are one of the favourites […]

    May 28, 2021Featured, SportsNo comments