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Masks from carnival celebrations in Puerto Rico were on display at the Bronx Music Heritage Center, as part of a series on Caribbean culture. (Photo via Hunts Point Express)

Unmasking Puerto Rico’s Carnivals

Bronx, Caribbean, Culture, History, Puerto Rican July 25, 2013 at 5:15 pm

As part of a series on Caribbean Carnival in the Bronx, Puerto Rican masks were on display as panelists discussed the significance the masks have on carnival celebrations on the island, reports Hunts Point Express.

Senator Eric Adams, Majority Leader John Sampson and Senator Kevin Parker (right) at the West Indian Day Parade breakfast. (via

West Indian-American Day Carnival Unlikely to Receive State Funds

Culture, Politics August 7, 2012 at 2:32 pm

Missed financial reporting deadlines and turmoil within the West Indian-American Day Carnival Association spell trouble for the annual Labor Day celebration.