Local News

NEW YORK– New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) will honor prominent Barbadian-born jurist Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix with its 14th Annual Diversity Trailblazer Award.

NEW YORK– New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has granted pardons to several Caribbean nationals, including five Jamaicans, convicted of minor drug and other offenses.

NEW YORK – A Caribbean American academic here has paid tribute to trailblazing Caribbean American former New York Supreme Court justice and legislator William C. Thompson, Sr., who died on Dec. 24 at age 94.

Thousands of Caribbean nationals,forced into immigration limbo in the United States, were given a glimmer of hope late last month as a senior lawmaker hinted at possible shifts in American policy that could benefit them.

Page 3 of 277