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Caribbeans In Fashion Press Release

Published 14 September 2019

Buckie Got It, St. Kitts and Nevis News Source

NEW YORK, NY, September 6, 2019 – JLC PRODUCTIONS has partnered with MIST Harlem to host the CAFE – Caribbean American Fashion Exchange™ Reception at NYFW, the Caribbeans In Fashion Meet&Greet on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at MIST Harlem – 46 West 116thStreet, Harlem.

Caribbeans In Fashion Meet&Greet is the definitive reception that recognizes and acknowledges the Caribbean presence in the fashion industry where featured attendees are formally introduced to those present. For Spring/Summer 2020, the focus will be on fashion designers and guests should expect to view the works of several including Milagros Batista (Dominican Republic), Glenroy March (Jamaica), and Steven Daniel and Mel Simon (Trinidad and Tobago), along with the introduction of two young designers from St. Kitts and Nevis – Mikaya Collins and Shafeyah Guishard.

The evening also serves as a fundraiser for the CAFE – Caribbean American Fashion Exchange™ Scholarship to the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). The CAFE™ Scholarship is to be awarded to Caribbean students who live in the Caribbean, to attend the prestigious fashion industry institution and will be awarded to two students at a time. According to Janice Lawrence-Clarke, Creative Director at JLC PRoductions and Founder of the Caribbean American Fashion Exchange™, “The CAFE™ Scholarship will be awarded to two deserving students at a time so that together they could support each other as they enter the fashion industry, positioning their island countries in the Caribbean region and in the global market.

Tickets for Caribbeans In Fashion Meet&Greet can be purchased online via Eventbrite by following this link: www.eventbrite.com/e/caribbeans-in-fashion-meetgreet-nyfw-springsummer-2020-tickets-71467670727

The CAFE™ Scholarship fund is open to receiving contributions which may be made directly to FIT at www.fitnyc.edu/alumni/giving. Designation CAFE. For more information call 212 217 4100.

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Afghanistan: Bomb kills 63 at wedding in Kabul

Published 18 August 2019

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A bomb has exploded in a wedding hall in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing 63 people and wounding more than 180.

Witnesses told the BBC a suicide bomber detonated explosives during a wedding ceremony.

The explosion happened at around 22:40 local time (18.10 GMT) in an area in the west of the city mostly populated by Shia Muslims.

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Published 29 July 2019

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Published 11 July 2019

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33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest US drug busts

Published 19 June 2019

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33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest US drug busts

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. authorities seized 33,000 pounds, or 15,000 kilograms, of cocaine from a ship at Philadelphia’s port in what they described as one of the largest drug busts in American history.

They said the haul could have been worth more than $1 billion on the street.

The U.S. attorney’s office in Philadelphia announced the massive bust on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, saying that law enforcement agents found the cocaine on a ship at the Packer Marine Terminal. Two members of the crew were arrested and face federal charges.

Agents with dogs swarmed the colossal ship Tuesday afternoon, including one officer who could be seen climbing into the back of a large red container on wheels. Court documents said the bust began Monday.

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