Post Tagged with: "Barbados"

The Clarke family (Photo by Nathan Yardy via Feet in Two Worlds)

Healing the Rifts Created by Separation and Migration

Caribbean, Immigration August 22, 2017 at 4:51 pm

Feet in Two Worlds reports on how migration and separation affected one family from Barbados.

Children line up to start the sack race at Barbados Festival Day. (Photo by Arthur De Gaeta via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

A Barbados Festival in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Culture July 13, 2017 at 5:26 pm

Some 12,000 people from the metro area and abroad turned out for the 15th annual Barbados Festival Day in Canarsie, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

Rogelio Ronco found out he had kidney failure in 2008. (Josey Bartlett via Queens Chronicle)

Voices in Focus: Jewish Groups Take Bulk of Anti-Terror Program Funds

Crime, Culture July 9, 2012 at 3:17 pm

Today from the ethnic and community press we have a chilling report on human trafficking, an update on the Jewish Daily Forward’s investigation into a federal program that helps non-profits prepare for terror attacks, and an immigrants’ art exhibit in Queens.

At 106, Iris Gibbs still has plenty to say. (Photo via

Profile: A 106-Year-Old With Plenty Left to Say

Caribbean, Culture March 8, 2012 at 2:01 pm

Here at Voices of NY, newspapers are our bread and butter. So we were tickled to read this profile of Iris Gibbs, a 106-year-old Queens resident who grew up in Barbados and has never owned a television or radio. She stays current by reading newspapers every day.