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UMass hosts Pan African forum with Cuba as focus
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UMass hosts Pan African forum with Cuba as focus
The Boston Pan African Forum and the National Network on Cuba joined together Oct. 13 for a conference at UMass Boston on Cuba, Haiti and the wider Caribbean.
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ZaZiBar, Caribbean-inspired cocktail bar, opens in Seaport
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Lifestyle
ZaZiBar, Caribbean-inspired cocktail bar, opens in Seaport
The Seaport neighborhood officially became one Black-owned restaurant richer this week. Chef Olrie Roberts, owner of ZaZ Restaurant in Hyde Park, continues his expansion with ZaZiBar, an energetic bar and bites concept with a menu rooted in Caribbean flavors.
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City Latino and Caribbean affairs office proposed
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Local News
City Latino and Caribbean affairs office proposed
Three Boston city councilors of color have proposed the city create an office of Latino and Caribbean affairs to address the public health and welfare needs of those ethnic groups.
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Barbados cutting ties to the crown
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Barbados cutting ties to the crown
Barbados will become a republic on Nov. 30, 2021, the 55th anniversary of its independence from Great Britain. The move will jettison formal ties to the crown going back nearly 500 years to the reign of James I.
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Creating a ripple effect
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Business
Creating a ripple effect
Local coffee shop owners are preparing to scale up and transition Ripple Cafe from Caribbean restaurant pop-up to permanent meeting spot at Ashmont T station.
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