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By Wiley Norvell
Contributing Writer
F
ollowing a stunning admission
Tuesday (June 25) that the
Department of Consumer Affairs
“flags” inspectors failing to meet a
threshold for issuing fines, Public
Advocate Bill de Blasio called for
DCA Commissioner Jonathan
Mintz to step down and announced
new legislation to eliminate quo-
tas, protect the integrity of
appeals, and add new oversight of
small business fines.
Reports of internal DCA doc-
uments and interviews with
employees in recent days have
brought to light a “25 percent
threshold,” meaning inspectors are
expected to issue one violation for
every four businesses they inspect.
Those same accounts also
confirm agency staff pressured
Administrative Law Judges to rule
against small businesses’ appeals.
Commissioner Mintz’s
admission of inspectors failing to
hit a target number of violations
comes after years of denying the
existence of a secret quota system.
As recently as last week, Mintz
responded to an investigation of
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio by
writing, “DCA does not place or
impose on its enforcement person-
nel any quotas or numerical mark-
ers when issuing notices of viola-
tion.”
De Blasio labeled those
denials a complete breach of the
public trust. “A quota is a quota.
There is no other word for setting
targets for inspectors and making
clear they’ll face added scrutiny if
they fail to meet the threshold. The
people of this city have been lied
to, and now the truth is finally
coming to light. There have to be
consequences. We need new lead-
ership and new oversight to pro-
tect small businesses,” said Public
Advocate Bill de Blasio.
“Many of our small business-
es are barely making it and apply a
lot of blood, sweat, and tears just
to keep the doors open for busi-
ness. It is wrong and unfair to indi-
rectly install a system that puts
people out of business,” said City
Council Member Andy King.
“Small businesses are the back-
bone of our communities. Why is
the administration trying to break
their back?”
“Small businesses in our
community have been reeling
from petty tickets that are aimed at
raising revenue for the city. The
Department of Consumer Affairs
should be helping educate busi-
nesses on what the laws are and
aren’t—they should be there to
support these businesses, which
are the lifeblood of our communi-
ty. Instead, these businesses are
being shaken down. We have long
suspected a quota system was in
place, and now it’s finally clear
that this shake down of small busi-
nesses is being mandated from the
top,” said Assemblyman Dov
Hikind.
De Blasio demanded that
DCA Commissioner Mintz step
down in order to restore the
agency’s mission and to repair the
public’s trust. He also announced a
plan to right the agency by putting
forward new legislation to estab-
lish more effective oversight of the
DCA, beginning with ongoing
monthly reporting of its inspec-
tions, violations and fines to the
City Council, Comptroller and
Public Advocate. Mr. De Blasio
was forced to sue the Department
to secure this data in 2012.
Inspectors Admit to
Cheating Businesses
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio called for DCA Commissioner
Jonathan Mintz (in photo) to step down and announced new leg-
islation to eliminate quotas, protect the integrity of appeals, and
add new oversight of small business fines.
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P
ublic Advocate Bill de Blasio, revealed
in a report last week that the
Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA),
“flags” inspectors failing to meet the
agency's violation quotas.
According to documents from and
interviews conducted with the agency's
employees, inspectors have a “25 percent
threshold” ticket quota to maintain. That
means every inspector is expected to issue
one violation for every four businesses they
inspect.
Small businesses including restaurants,
nightclubs, bars, the local corner stores are
owned and operated by ordinary resource-
ful citizens who are subjected to paying
millions in fees and penalties because of the
agency's deceptive practices.
I am aware of several small businesses
that went into bankruptcy as a result of
increasing operational cost because these
owners were unaware when putting a budg-
et together of the agency's unfair and
unconstitutional practices.
These practices have been hurting
small businesses for years and the people
who we elect to represent our interests have
failed miserably.
It is always very hard to operate any
business. Small business failure rates vary
depending on where the statistics are com-
ing from, however most people agree that
generally 50 to 70 percent fail within the
first 18 months of operations.
Unfortunately, we are now learning
that the Department of Consumer Affairs
could be a contributing factor by issuing
false inspection violations that push up
operating expenses or shut down business-
es that fail to comply with the City's “regu-
lations.”
We were always of the opinion that the
City was tough on inspection of business
places especially restaurants and other food
vending outlets to protect consumers.
We know now that it is more about
quotas and making money.
Mayor Bloomberg and Christine
Quinn the current Speaker of the New York
City Council must take full responsibility
for cheating these businesses.
They should apologize to these owners
and enact new legislation to eliminate quo-
tas, protect the integrity of appeals, and add
new oversight of small business fines as
Mr. De Blasio suggested.
We also support the urgent calls for the
resignation of Jonathan Mintz, who heads
the Department of Consumer Affairs. He
has lost his credibility with the community.
A
n unemployed teacher acquired an
opportunity to teach English to corpo-
rate employees in Seoul, Korea. Not work-
ing for a few months, she quickly accepted
employment.
However, within two months of being
there, the situation in North Korea became
tense and she was told that she had to leave
immediately and return to America. When it
was time for her employers to pay her, she
received her check with a much lower
amount than the contract.
She was extremely disappointed, espe-
cially to find that her employers did not
breech the contract. The contract stated that
if you terminate your contract without giv-
ing a month’s notice you will be penalized.
Thousands of teachers every year seek
employment in what they hope to be green-
er pastures. Some are lucky that the get a
good compensation package, but even with
that you don’t know what will happen when
you reach your destinations.
Some receive horrible accommoda-
tions, some employers hold on to passports,
some work three to four times as hard
because the employers lack resources to
provide a proper education. I even recall a
teacher resigning from her job to take what
she believed to be a better opportunity.
Within the first month of employment
the employer terminated her contract. She
was informed that the salary agreed upon
was not correct and therefore if she wanted
to stay she would have to accept a lower
amount.
With all this negatives why do teachers
still take employment outside their country
of origin even thou the law may not protect
them? Simply, they need an income and a
hope for a better life. Regardless of your
profession, you need to do your homework
by reviewing your contract.
You also need to review your future
employer’s reputation. There are always
ways on finding out information on employ-
ers. Teaching is an honorable position, but
not everyone is honorable with your best
interest at heart.
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BRONX:
B
ronx District Attorney Robert T.
Johnson announced on Monday (June
24) that a 40-year-old elementary school
teacher has been indicted for allegedly
raping one of his 5th grade pupils on sev-
eral occasions.
The Grand Jury charged Anthony
Criscuolo, of 833 Kinsella Street, the
Bronx, with two counts of Predatory
Sexual Assault Against a Child, a Class A-
II felony offense, two counts of Rape in
the first degree, a Class B felony offense,
three counts of Sexual Abuse in the first
degree, a Class D felony offense, and
Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a
Class A misdemeanor.
Criscuolo is facing a maximum sen-
tence of up to 25 years to life imprison-
ment if convicted of the most serious
crime, Predatory Sexual Assault Against a
Child.
The charges filed by the Grand Jury
are merely accusations and the defendant
is presumed innocent unless and until
proven guilty.
It is alleged that the crimes against the
10-year-old female victim occurred
between April 1, 2013 and June 18, 2013,
at Public School 386 where Criscuolo had
been assigned as a teacher and also in the
defendant’s car.
The defendant is scheduled to be
arraigned on the indictment on Friday,
July 26, 2013 in State Supreme Court, Part
H 96. He is being held in lieu of $750,000
bond or $500,000 cash.
The case is being prosecuted by
Assistant District Attorney Gina Torres of
the Child Abuse / Sex Crimes Bureau.
Bronx Teacher on Rape Charges
Man Arrested in
Woman’s Shooting
MOUNT VERNON:
T
hirty-five-year old
Carl Ragland of a
Mount Vernon address
was last week appre-
hended in connection
with the recent shoot-
ing of a local woman.
Ragland is accused
of shooting the 24 year
old woman outside of
215 South 9th Avenue on Tuesday. The vic-
tim sustained a chest wound and remains
hospitalized. She is expected to recover.
Ragland was found hiding in an apart-
ment belonging to Lashinda Washington,
age 32, at 105 Washington Street in New
Rochelle. Robinson also faces charges of
Obstruction of Governmental
Administration and Hindering Prosecution.
Ragland, who faces charges of 2nd
Degree Attempted Murder.
He has an arrest history dating back to
1994 that includes twenty arrests, ten on
felony charges. Included in these arrests are
eleven open charges, six of them felonies.
He has been convicted of four felonies and
seven misdemeanors.
POLICE REPORTS
Honors for Caribbean-Americans in East Flatbush:
District Attorney Charles J. Hynes (4th l) presented awards to outstanding
Caribbean-Americans in Brooklyn for their work within the community. Every
June, Caribbean heritage is celebrated, recognizing the contributions of our
Caribbean-American communities, bringing its culture, art, and food to Brooklyn.
DA Hynes’ honorees for this year were Brooklyn Deputy Borough President
Sandra Chapman, Jean Alexander of the Caribbean Center of NY, Robert Omar
Gordon of Footprints Café, Daphnee Supris & Emmanuel Tropnasse of Vodou
Bar, Clive Neil of the Bedford Central Presbyterian Church, Gil Monrose of Mt.
Zion Church of God, Travis Roberts of the Casym Steel Band and Patrick Fuller of
Community Achievers. This year’s event was held at the Tropical Reflections Ball
Room in East Flatbush and sponsored by Super Wings, Food Town, White Castle,
Golden Krust and STS.
Carl Ragland
Woman stabbed to death
Brooklyn
A 57-year-old woman was discovered
stabbed to death in a Crown Heights
apartment building’s stairwell, authorities
said. The body was found in a building on
Park Place near Classon Avenue at about
5 p.m. Thursday, cops said. The woman,
who did not live in the building, had been
stabbed several times in the chest and arm
and was pronounced dead at the scene,
cops said. Investigators said they hope
area surveillance videos will help ID a
suspect.
Man stabbed by robber
Queens
A man walking down a Jackson Heights
street just before dawn was lucky to sur-
vive being stabbed in the chest during a
botched robbery, police sources said. The
28-year-old was on Roosevelt Avenue
near 88th Street at about 5:30 a.m. when
a stranger approached and demanded
cash, sources said. Before he could
respond, the victim felt a sharp pain as a
knife punctured his left lung, the sources
said. He was in stable condition last night
at Elmhurst Hospital, officials said.
NEW JERSEY:
V
ito C. Grippo, 58, Jackson, New Jersey,
and Frederick “Freddie” Grippo, 32, Old
Bridge, New Jersey, a father and son who ran
a mortgage loan fraud scheme that succeeded
in obtaining $4.4 million in mortgage loans
while masquerading as a foreclosure rescue
operation were both sentenced to prison.
Vito Grippo, the president of Morgan
Financial Equity Shares and Vanick Holdings
LLC, based in Holmdel, New Jersey, was
sentenced to 96 months in prison. He previ-
ously pleaded guilty before U.S. District
Judge Kevin McNulty to an indictment
charging him with one count of conspiracy to
commit wire fraud, two counts of filing a
false tax return for the years 2006 and 2007,
and one count of aiding and procuring the fil-
ing of a false tax return for the year 2008.
Frederick Grippo, formerly a loan offi-
cer at Worldwide Financial Resources and an
officer of Vanick Holdings, was sentenced to
41 months in prison. He previously pleaded
guilty before Judge McNulty to an informa-
tion charging him with one count of conspir-
acy to commit wire fraud.
Judge McNulty imposed both sentences
in Newark federal court recently.
According to documents filed in this
case and statements made in court: Between
January 2008 and February 2010, Vito
Grippo held Morgan Financial out to the pub-
lic as a company that could help homeowners
who faced foreclosure on their homes
through something Grippo called the Equity
Share Program. As described by Grippo and
his associates, the Equity Share Program
involved creating a limited liability company
(LLC) in the name of the homeowner’s
house, in which the homeowner would sup-
posedly own a 90 percent interest with the
rest to be owned by one or two private
investors.
In reality, the so-called investors invest-
ed nothing and were instead straw buyers
recruited by Vito Grippo or his son, Frederick
Grippo, because they had good credit. The
Grippos and their associates then applied for
mortgages in the names of the “investors” for
the purchase of the properties owned by the
homeowners in distress.
Father and Son Jailed in
Bogus Foreclosure Scheme
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Penalties and legal fees
threaten Bronx Bars, Clubs
BRONX BARS AND CLUBS:
Bronx Councilman Andy King (6th left) and show promoter/advisor George Crooks (11th left) along with Bronx bars and club
owners at a meeting held at Country Kitchen Diner, in Pelham on Monday, June 24. Also in photo (l-r) Vevila Guiiero, Ian
Woods, Keisha Robinson, Shirley Elglend, Hugh Brown, Tina Earle, Tony Heaven, Barry Morrison, Barrington Dawkins and
Cleveland Francis.
T
ickets and fines for bike-related offens-
es have reportedly spiked since the pro-
gram launched late last month.
The Daily News reports tickets have
increased 81 percent from last year in
Brooklyn areas with docking stations.
Tickets in Manhattan areas with Citi
Bikes are up seven percent.
Infractions include running red lights,
and riding the wrong way or on the side-
walk.
Fines can run from $25 up to as much
as $190. One official told the News officers
could just be giving more tickets because
there are so many more people on bikes.
It's unclear what percentage of the
tickets are being given to Citi Bike users, as
opposed to people on their own bikes.
Meanwhile, new numbers show New
Yorkers are pushing the pedals and trim-
ming their waistlines.
The Department of Transportation esti-
mates 50 million calories have been burned
by riders since the bike share program's
launch a month ago.
More tickets for Rider Infractions
By Street Hype Staff Reporters
T
he livelihood of over 500
Jamaican/African American bar and
nightclub owners and their staff are being
threatened with closers because of severe
penalties and fines imposed on owners and
operators by New York City and State regu-
latory agencies.
Fifteen representatives from the recent-
ly formed Bronx Nightlife Business
Association and Street Hype newspaper
publisher, Patrick Maitland met with
Councilman Andy King at Country Kitchen
Diner, in Pelham on Monday, June 24 to dis-
cuss their grievances and to seek his support.
According to the Convener, Patrick
Maitland, over 300 violations have been
issued in recent months to ten operators by
the New York Police Department (NYPD),
New York State Liquor Authority (NSLA),
NY Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)
and the NY Fire Department.
These excessive violations including
frequent raids on properties, have resulted in
loss of incomes and costly legal fees. “It is
becoming extremely difficult for us to oper-
ate profitable in this kind of environment.
We are complying and observing the laws,
but everyday they come with different tac-
tics or trap to put us out of business,”
Clevelance Francis of Fusion Night Club
noted.
The loss of income, legal fees, penalties
and fines per company have been estimated
at $10,000-$15,000 annually.
The predominantly Jamaican/African
American operators claimed they are being
unfairly targeted and harassed most time for
minor or petty offenses including
“Disorderly premise or obstructed view into
premise and or a lack of supervision of
establishment,” Maitland noted.
They explained that agents would visit
their respective business sometimes twice a
week and during peak operating hours and
openly interrogate owners and their staff
before patrons.
The owners also alleged that their busi-
ness counterparts in some parts in the
Woodlawn area are not harassed by the
NYPD. “Smoking and other activities take
place freely in these “white” businesses
because they are not frequently monitored
by the cops,” an African American bar
owner observed.
“In some cases the NYPD officers try to
bribe the clubs’ security staff and the bar-
tenders to sell liquor to underage patrons and
other criminal activities. Club owners gener-
al want to be in compliance with the various
City and State regulations, but these kind of
deceptive behavior is rendering it more dif-
ficult for club owners,” Barry Morrison of
Xpression Club said.
Councilman King said he was very sur-
prised to learn about the plight of the owners
and promised to discuss the issues with the
relevant City and State agencies.
He further stated that any closure of
business would affect the social and eco-
nomic well being of the community. “We
need to do all we can to ensure that our small
businesses continue to serve the community
and provide employment opportunities,”
King adds.
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JOHANNESBURG:
N
elson Mandela, the former South
African president's condition has
worsened over the last couple of days.
Well-wishers and supporters continued
Wednesday to gather outside of the
Pretoria hospital where the former South
African president has been receiving treat-
ment for nearly three weeks and the South
African president canceled a Thursday trip
amid worry about his health.
On Sunday, President Jacob Zuma
said the 94-year-old former leader is
"well-looked after and is comfortable" but
the South African government has been
relatively tight-lipped regarding
Mandela's health status.
The South African president canceled
a Thursday trip to Maputo, the
Mozambican capital, where he was to
attend a meeting on regional investment.
CBS News Debora Patta reports that
500 miles away from Pretoria, in
Mandela's ancestral village of Qunu, there
was a lot of activity on Monday.
Family members were observed
inspecting a burial site in the area and
CBS sources told Patta the meeting was
called to resolve a bitter family feud over
the removal of graves of other relatives
from the site by Mandela's grandson.
South Africans were torn on
Wednesday between the desire not to lose
a critically ill Nelson Mandela, who
defined the aspirations of so many of his
compatriots, and resignation that the
beloved former prisoner and president is
approaching the end of his life.
The sense of anticipation and fore-
boding about Mandela's fate has grown
since late Sunday, when the South African
government declared that the condition of
the statesman, who was rushed to a hospi-
tal in Pretoria on June 8, had deteriorated.
A tide of emotional tributes has built
on social media and in hand-written mes-
sages and flowers laid outside the hospital
and Mandela's home. On Wednesday,
about 20 children from a day care center
posted a hand-made card outside the hos-
pital and recited a poem.
Kingston, Jamaica:
P
olice have detained nine people in the
western part of the island as they contin-
ue investigations into money laundering and
lottery scamming activities.
The joint operation involving members
of the Major Organised Crime Anti-
Corruption Task Force (MOCA) and the
Financial Investigation Division (FID)
swooped down on the communities of
Norwood, Paradise and John’s Hall in St.
James as well as the community of Welcome
in Hanover.
The police said the six men and three
women are being questioned in the presence
of their lawyers, and that formal charges will
be laid at a later date.
The police said they were also warning
people against helping others involved in the
illegal money laundering and lottery scam
activities.
“Do not be used. Do not let them (crim-
inals) use you to facilitate or conduct transac-
tions on their behalf, as you will find yourself
on the wrong side of the law,” said MOCA
communications officer, Inspector Dahlia
Garrick.
Many people have been fleeced of a sig-
nificant amount of money by scammers who
call unsuspecting persons, mainly in the
United States, informing them that they have
won millions of dollars. The victims are told
that in order to receive prize, they need to
make a cash payment to the criminals.
The police say more than 200 Jamaicans
have been killed due to disputes between lot-
tery scammers.
The Jamaica government says it hopes
the new Lottery Scam Bill, the Law Reform
(Fraudulent Transactions) (Special
Provisions) Act, 2013 will help to eradicate
the scam, for which the US Federal Trade
Commission (FTC) reportedly received about
30,000 complaints from American citizens in
2011.
Nine Jamaicans detained in
lottery, money laundering scams
Mandela on Life Support Machine
Nelson Mandela
18 July 1918 (age 94)
INVEST CARIBBEAN NOW FORUM:
Among the corporate, governmental and economic heavyweights participating in
the 2013 Invest Caribbean Now Forum were (l. to r.) Li Li, managing director of the
Chinese American Business Development Center; Kara Coleman, news anchor of
One Caribbean Television and ICN 2013 emcee; Peter Zhang, president of the
Sino-American Friendship Society; Mike Ronan, vice president of government
relations for the Caribbean, Latin America and Asia at Royal Caribbean Cruise
Lines; ICN founder Felicia Persaud; Miguel Reyna, director, Port Business
Development and Asset Management; Johnny Liu of the American Chinese
Commerce Development Association; and Xiaoguang Liu, consul in charge of
economic and commercial affairs of the Consulate of China in New York.
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Kingston, Jamaica WI:
J
amaica's twice Olympic 200 metres
champion Veronica Campbell-Brown was
suspended by her national federation on
Tuesday following a positive test for a
banned diuretic at a meeting in May.
"The Jamaican Athletics Administrative
Association (JAAA) can now confirm that a
case concerning Mrs Veronica Campbell-
Brown is currently ongoing," the Jamaican
governing body said in a statement.
"She has been provisionally suspended
from competition awaiting the outcome of a
disciplinary panel that will be empanelled to
hear this case."
The JAAA said Jamaica's most success-
ful female athlete had voluntarily withdrawn
from competition and accepted the provi-
sional suspension. "There are two things that
are unmistakable about Veronica Campbell-
Brown," her manager Claude Bryan said in a
statement. "On the one hand she has had
good success on the track and on the other
she has always stood for and carried herself
with dignity."
Bryan said that being accused of
infringing anti-doping rules was a shock to
Campbell-Brown. "Veronica is not a cheat,
she has via hard work and dedication accom-
plished a record on the track which is
absolutely remarkable," he said.
The 31-year-old, who was the first
Jamaican athlete, male or female, to win a
global 100 metres title, tested positive for a
diuretic, which can be used to mask the use
of performance-enhancing drugs, at the
International Invitational World Challenge
on 4 May.
The JAAA had not previously identi-
fied Campbell-Brown but said it would
allow a disciplinary team to carry out a hear-
ing as soon as it received notification of the
B sample.
Sources close to Jamaican athletics said
the banned diuretic was contained in a cream
which Campbell-Brown was using to treat a
leg injury and which she had declared on her
doping control form.
They said an important factor was
whether or not the diuretic appeared on the
label of the cream. The World Anti-Doping
Agency has a strict liability policy under
which athletes are held responsible for any
drug found in their body.
F
ormer world record holder Asafa
Powell bounced back from last week's
disappointment at the National Trials to
win the men's 100 meters in bizarre cir-
cumstances at Ostrava World Challenge
Meet in the Czech Republic Friday.
was forced to run the race twice
when the event was called back for a false
start by Kemar Hyman of the Cayman
Islands....but only after the Jamaican had
crossed the finish line first.
Showing an improved level of fitness,
Powell returned to win in 10.06 ahead of
Kim Collins of St. Kitts and Nevis 10.08
and American Mike Rodgers 10.16.
Sprint Hurdler Andrea Bliss finished
third in 13.03 behind Olympic Champion
Sally Pearson who won in 12.67 seconds.
National champion Ristananna Tracey was
fourth in the 400 metres hurdles clocking
55.98 seconds behind the Czech
Republic's Zuzana Hejnova who won in
53.32.
And 2011 World University Games silver
medalist Peter Matthews with 46.63 sec-
onds ended 6th in the men's 400 meters
which was won by Grenada's Kirani James
in a meet record 44.49.
Jamaica, TNT in key
Carib Cup soccer meeting
J
amaica will look to consolidate its lead atop the Western division when the Tower Isles
Frozen Foods/Caribbean Cup soccer championship continues this Sunday, June 23, at
the Jefferson High School field, Canarsie, Brooklyn.
Team Jamaica, looking for its eighth championship in 22 years, will take on Trinidad
& Tobago at 3.30 pm, in the second match of the triple bill. The first match at 1.30 pm, has
Barbados meeting Panama, in a battle for second place in the Eastern division. Champions
St. Lucia, unbeaten from two starts this season , face win-less Guyana in the 5.30 pm fea-
ture.
Jamaican suspended
after failing drug test
VERONICA CAMPBELL-BROWN
Kingston, Jamaica:
C
hris Gayle, the experienced Jamaica
and West Indies opening batsman,
with his 21st One Day International
Century, led his team to a comfortable vic-
tory over Sri Lanka in the first match of
the tri-nation cricket series at Sabina Park
on Friday afternoon.
Gayle stroked an exciting 109 from
100 balls with 9 fours and 7 sixes as the
Windies made 209-4 in 37.5 overs to easi-
ly overhaul the 208 made by Sri Lanka.
Top scorer for Sri Lanka was the cap-
tain, Angelo Mathews, with 55. Sunil
Narine was the star performer with the ball
for the West Indies, claiming four wickets
for 40 runs from his 10 overs.
Friday’s century was Gayle’s 21st in
this version of the game, placing him two
ahead of Brian Lara who is closest to him
among West Indian batsmen. This per-
formance earned him the Man of the
Match award.
The Windies and World Champion,
India, will meet at Sabina Park on Sunday
in the second match of the tri-nation tour-
nament.
Stephen Constantine eyes job as Reggae Boys coach
11:21 am, Fri June 28, 2013
English-Cypriot football manager, Stephen Constantine, has
expressed a strong interest in coaching Jamaica's Reggae Boyz
to World Cup qualifyication. The Jamaicans are last in the six-
Another century for Gayle, as
WI beats Sri Lanka in first ODI
Asafa bounces back
to win at Ostrava
Asafa Powell
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Banton's
Gun Charges
Overturned
A
Judge in Tampa, Florida has over-
turned the gun possession conviction
against Dancehall star Buju Banton.
The Grammy winning artiste whose
real name is Mark Myrie, had returned to
court to get a new trial following revela-
tions that a juror had researched an aspect
of the law during the trial.
On Wednesday, James S. Moody Jr.,
the U.S. District Judge,. ruled that the gun
charge be overturned as there was a case of
jury misconduct. He also recommended the
filing of criminal contempt charges against
the juror.
Moody's ruling follows allegations that
juror Terri Wright conducted improper
research during the 2011 trial. A South
Florida newspaper, Miami New Times,
reported that Wright who was the jury fore
woman,admitted to doing independent
Internet research during the trial.
Defense attorneys for Banton, argued
that such research would be grounds for a
new trial.Wright testified that the reporter
misunderstood her, and that she conducted
the research after the trial concluded.
The government has the option of
refiling the gun possession charges against
Buju who was convicted in 2011, of trying
to set up a deal to buy 11 pounds of cocaine.
He's serving a prison sentence of 10 years.
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Caribbean Food/Music
Festival for June 29
T
his fundraising event will be held on
June 29, 2013 at St Francis College
located at 182 Remsen Street, Brooklyn,
NY in honor of Caribbean-American
Heritage Month.
Live entertainment will be provided
by International Reggae Artiste,
Winsome Benjamin Impromtu
Expanding Band and the Saint Lucia
Folklore Association. Music for dancing
will be provided by Shockwave Sound
featuring DJ Klitchko.
The proceeds from this event will go
towards funding SACD’s Scholarship
Fund. SACD’s Scholarship fund is
designed to help Caribbean-American
students.
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For general enquiriescall 917-771-7935
Queens, NY:
T
he award-winning and globally
acclaimed British reggae band Steel
Pulse and singer Half Pint have now been
added to the lineup of the Groovin’ In The
Park concert taking place on Sunday June
30 at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New
York City.
Steel Pulse, a Grammy award recipient
for Best Reggae Album takes the place of
reggae icon Toots Hibbert who, unfortunate-
ly, had to withdraw from the lineup due to
continuing medical issues resulting from
being hit in the head with a vodka bottle at
a concert in Richmond, Virginia on May 19.
“This unavoidable decision was made
by Toots’ medical team as it has been deter-
mined that any performances at this time
could seriously compromise his health and
well-being”, a statement from Toots
Hibbert’s management team said.
“Toots has also canceled a planned six
week European tour from July to August”,
the statement continued. Chris Roberts,
CEO of Groovin Inc. said he was deeply
disturbed to learn of the bottle throwing
incident in Virginia.
“I have the highest regard for Toots
Hibbert as an artist. All of New York City
joins me in my condemnation of this inci-
dent and in the disappointment of not hav-
ing Toots on Groovin’ as was planned. We
wish for him a speedy recovery and we cer-
tainly look forward to having him on the
event as soon as he is able to perform
again”, Roberts said.
Steel Pulse comes to this sizzling one
day reggae and R & B festival with superb
credentials. The group has had an impres-
sive catalogue of smash hits spanning some
four decades, going back to the mid-seven-
ties when this iconic roots and culture band
was first formed in Handsworth near
Birmingham in England.
They were the first non-Jamaican
group to win a reggae Grammy in 1986 for
their seminal album Babylon the Bandit and
they were also the first reggae band ever to
make an appearance on the Tonight televi-
sion show. Among the string of hit records
produced by the politically charged Steel
Pulse are Rally Round, Save Black Music,
Taxi Driver, Not King James Version, Roller
Skates, and the timeless immortal classic,
Bodyguard.
Award winning reggae singer Half Pint,
who exploded on the international scene
with reggae hits like 'Winsome,' 'Mr.
Landlord,' 'Level the Vibes,' 'Substitute
Lover' and 'Victory,' has been added to the
lineup. His 1983 hit song 'Winsome' was
covered by the Rolling Stone while
'Giving/Sharing' was featured on the sound-
track for the movie, The Mighty Quinn
(1989).
His colossal fan base is universal and
they remain consistently loyal, especially
here in the USA as well as in Europe, Japan,
Brazil, and the Caribbean. He is recognized
globally for his positive contribution to the
upliftment of mankind through reggae
music. In 2000, he was presented with “The
Key to The City of Lauderdale Lakes” by
the Mayor of the Florida suburb.
Steel Pulse and Half Pint will join a
world-class lineup of hit machines including
Patti LaBelle,Tank, Ginuwine, Tyrese,
Sanchez, Barrington Levy and Queen Ifrica
on Groovin In The Park. This summer event
is more than a concert and has become a
synergistic celebration of Caribbean and
African American cultures in New York
City.
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www.groovininthepark.com
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phenomenal entertainment on Sunday,
July 21, at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens.
Call 718-425-1177 for information.
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By Jennifer Cheng
Voices of NY
In individual Q&A sessions with reporters and
editors from the community and ethnic press,
organized by the Center for Community and
Ethnic Media (CCEM) at the CUNY Graduate
School of Journalism, mayoral candidates
answered questions about how their adminis-
trations would handle the current dearth of
advertising dollars spent by the city on the
more than 270 ethnic and local media outlets
in New York.
CCEM released a report in March that
found the city spends $18 million every year
in newspaper ads that promote issues such as
health and education. Only $3.2 million of
that, or about 18 percent, is earmarked for
community and ethnic publications, which
together, have a total circulation of 4.5 mil-
lion, or 55 percent of the city’s population.
Bill Thompson-Democrat Bill
Thompson was the first to sit down with the
media sector. Following the release of the
report back in March, the former city comp-
troller wrote a column that criticized the poli-
cies of the Bloomberg administration for
depriving “communities of important informa-
tion and access to their government.”
Bill de Blasio-Public Advocate Bill de
Blasio did not offer an exact number but did
say he would support an increase in advertis-
ing spending, given that organizations and
newspapers support and nurture people in
their communities. “I am a believer in expand-
ing the amount of advertising because I think
it is one of the ways we reach more people and
reach people more effectively,” the
Democratic candidate said.
Joe Lhota-Republican candidate Joe
Lhota described the report as “eye-opening.”
“We should use those publications, and as
mayor I will look at ways to do it more effi-
ciently,” the former MTA chairman said.
Seeing advertising as a vehicle to reach the
public, the mayoral candidate also tied the
issue to job creation.
Adolfo Carrion-The former Bronx bor-
ough president and Independence party candi-
date, Adolfo Carrion, would distribute city ad
dollars to newspapers according to their read-
ership. He acknowledged that the city is
“severely lopsided towards the mainstream
dailies” which are facing declining readership
while ethnic and local newspapers see
“tremendous growth.” In terms of shifting the
money to smaller newspapers, Carrion called
it a “common sense answer.”
John Liu-Like Thompson, Democrat
John Liu responded to the CCEM report after
its release in March: “We must do much, much
better,” he said at the time.The city comptrol-
ler elaborated during his Q&A session, saying
that the issue of “inequities of city spending”
had never left his mind after first engaging in
the subject four years ago. Like his rivals, Liu
looked at the bigger picture of the importance
of transmitting information out to New
Yorkers.
Anthony Weiner- Former Congressman
Anthony Weiner came out in support of
increasing the ad money the city spends in
community outlets but took issue with the
question. “I would direct more towards ethnic
newspapers but I don’t know if reporters
should care,” he said, explaining that he
believed the question crossed the line that
divides the business and editorial side of jour-
nalism.
Christine Quinn-Democrat Christine
Quinn drew from her experience as City
Council speaker when it came to addressing
the importance of using newspapers to bridge
the gap between the public and their govern-
ment.“If we’re not using newspapers that real-
ly get into the depth and diversity of New York
City, then we’re going to be less likely to have
diverse New Yorkers come in and testify about
rules changes or tell us what they need,” she
said.
John Catsimatidis-Republican candi-
date John Catsimatidis said he had experience
on the subject since he has owned the Greek-
American publication Hellenic Times since
1977. His wife runs the English-language pub-
lication. “I feel for the people with ethnic
papers and I want to help more,” he said,
adding that he wants the he wants the papers to
prove they deserve that help. “The problem is
you have to have the credibility to be able to
justify somebody saying, ‘let’s give them a
chance,’” he added.
DEMOCRATIC ELECTIONS
Jamaican born real estate broker and Democratic candidate for New York City
Council District 12 Lenford (Lenny) Edie (3rd l) meets with his staff at a planning
meeting recently. Edie is seeking the Democratic nomination from a field of seven
other candidates. -Contributing Photo:
Candidates Support Increasing Ad
Money City Spends in Ethnic Press
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GOP candidate for New York City Mayor John Catsimatidis shares a copy of the
popular Caribbean/African American newspaper, Street Hype with publisher
Patrick Maitland (r) during a CUNY sponsored debate held on Monday in
Manhattan. Catsimatidis praised the effort of community newspapers including
Street Hype in reaching minority groups and other people that national newspa-
pers paper fail to attract. "If I was elected mayor I would ensure that community
newspapers get a fair share of the New York City Council advertising dollar,"
Catsimatidis promised.
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“Every day I wake up, I thank God that I
chose to be an orthodontist. The profes-
sion allows me to meet and interact with
unique and different people every day. I’m
a people’s person. People come to see me
because they want a better smile, and I
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leave my office after treatment with per-
fectly straight teeth, now confident and
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Education and Continuing Education
Dr Smith attained his Bachelor of Science
degree in Chemistry at Trinity College in
Hartford, CT. He then graduated from
Tufts School of Dental Medicine in 2001
with his DMD. In 2004 he received his
Certificate in Orthodontics, also from
Tufts University Dental School. In
between dental school and orthodontic
school, he did a general practice residency
at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
Although his formal education is
complete, Dr. Smith attends several con-
tinuing education workshops every year.
He also attends a great deal of Invisalign
lectures. These courses and seminars help
him to keep up with the latest technologies
and procedures, which benefit his patients.
Dr Smith has been practicing in the North
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Becoming Board Certified
To become board certified, an orthodontist
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The initial process of becoming board cer-
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What does it mean to
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A board certified orthodontist, also known
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Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that
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Braces use steady, gentle pressure
over time to move teeth into their proper
position. The two main components of
braces are the bracket and the arch wire.
The bracket is the metal or ceramic placed
on each tooth, the arch wire threads
through the brackets and at each visit to
the orthodontist the wire is bent and as the
wire tries to return to its original shape it
moves the teeth. At each visit the ortho-
dontist evaluates the teeth and bends the
wire in a specific way to achieve the tooth
movement that is desired.
Rubber bands and elastics contribute
a lot to straighter teeth. Attached to the
braces, elastics exert the force that creates
the right amount of pressure to move teeth
in directions that the braces alone cannot.
Signs that a child might need to see
the orthodontist
1. early or late loss of baby teeth
2. difficulty chewing or biting
3. crowding, malpositioned, or blocked
out teeth
4. jaws that shift or make sounds
5. biting the cheek or roof of the mouth
6. teeth that do not meet at all
7. jaws and teeth that are out of proportion
to the rest of the face
8. finger sucking or pacifier habits contin-
ued beyond the age of six.
The American Association of
Orthodontists recommends an initial con-
sultation no later than age 7. A child can
see the orthodontist at an earlier age if any
of the previously stated problems exist
especially for finger sucking or tongue
thrusting, these conditions can be treated
by certain appliances that can be custom
made for the child. Early treatment can
eliminate the need for more drastic and
complicated treatment in the future,
including avoiding the need for corrective
surgery in some cases.
Benefits of early treatment
1. guide incoming teeth into optimal posi-
tions
2. regulate the width of the jaws
3. lower the risk of trauma to prominent
front teeth
4. correct harmful sucking habits
5. reduce the likelihood of teeth becoming
stuck or impacted under the gums
6. preserve or gain space for arriving per-
manent teeth
7. guide the growth of the young jaw
bones creating a better environment for
those new emerging permanent teeth.
Early intervention by an orthodontist
can prevent more complicated dental treat-
ment in later years. By allowing children
the opportunity to have a great and beauti-
ful smile can affect their future in a posi-
tive way. Children are very concerned
about their appearance and it is an accept-
able rite of passage to get braces in order
to have a great smile. In some communi-
ties having braces is a status symbol indi-
cating intelligence and wealth.
Age is not a factor for getting braces,
if the bone and gum tissue around the teeth
are healthy anybody can have orthodontic
treatment. More and more adults are seek-
ing orthodontic treatment, currently 20 %
of all orthodontic patients are adults.
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YOUTH & EDUCATION
CELEBRATING GRADUATION:
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students were awarded prizes and certificates for successfully completing high
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The Roots of
Socialization
S
ocialization is the gradual ways that all
living beings learn the rules of their
society. This process is also described as
guidance and discipline. This process
starts at an early age.
Children depend on the adults that
care for them to guide and discipline them
in order for them to become socialized to
their societal norms and in doing so will
become positive contributors to their soci-
ety.
When children are taught guidance
and discipline they will learn how to self-
regulate; which is the ability to control
their bodily functions, manage powerful
emotions, and maintain focus and atten-
tion.
You must be a good observer. When
guiding children you must: give them lim-
its based on their age, create a safe envi-
ronment, develop trust and avoid punish-
ment, shame fear or belittling.
We need to ask ourselves how we help
young children to learn acceptable behav-
ior through discipline and guidance. How
do we determine the best method that is
goodness of fit for each child?
Discipline is a positive constructive
way of teaching. True discipline is not
punishment. These two are often confused
by being defined as the same they are both
different in approach and results.
Punishment usually gives bad feelings, has
a negative effect.
Spanking, shaming, yelling, criticiz-
ing or lacking the child in a room.
Punishment may lead to defiance, lying, or
sneaking behaviors. You may express your
anger with the child but this behavior does
not teach the child the social lesson that
you intended.
For example when you slap a child on
the hand as she reaches for the hot stove,
the child focus on the pain the limit that
you are trying to set is lost. Research
shows that toddlers who are slapped do not
remember why they were slapped.
Discipline teaches compliance by
affirming the child’s dignity. Discipline
focuses on the rule that you need the child
to learn and the good reasons for the rule
not on the child’s “wrong doing.” This
does not raise feelings of anxiety and the
child rejection.
Positive discipline the child’s growing
confidence in the world around her. The
objective of discipline is to have the child
obey rules when you are not around to
enforce them. The aim is to build the
child’s inner controls, to develop in the
child a long habit of governing his or her
behavior. This is also referred to as self
regulation.
You need to instill confidence through
affectionate and trusting relationships in
infants and toddlers this is crucial as the
child gets older. When toddlers see that
you have a concern for their well being
they will be more willing to adhere to your
social rules, and will behave as you expect
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Proper skin and hair care is just as important for
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detracts from your appearance, but it also hin-
ders your chance of making a good impression.
In today’s competitive business world, you will
want to look your best in professional and
social settings.
An important aspect of grooming is to use
quality products for men’s shaving. This means
using sharp razors and lubricating shaving
cream, so that the razor glides effortlessly over
the face. The proper use of products will pre-
vent nicks and get a clean shave.
Keeping your face well conditioned is also
important. Moisturizer is not just for women.
Men suffer just as much from dry skin, combi-
nation skin, or oily skin. If you have oily skin
you may shy away from moisturizer, fearing it
will make the problem worse.
However, there are products for different
skin types. It’s important to check labels before
purchasing skin care products. Moisturizers
that are created for oily or combination skin
should not clog pores or make your skin feel
greasy. When possible, buy small bottles of dif-
ferent products to test on your skin.
Do not neglect your eyebrows or nose
hair. Some men give little attention to the
brows or nose hair, but this is a mistake.
Although you will not be worrying over your
eyebrows in the same way women do, if you
have bushy eyebrows or brows that meet in the
middle, you should keep them well trimmed.
The subject of nose hair may elicit laughs,
but you probably would not continue laughing
if you knew how most women feel about it.
Your male friends and colleagues may not even
notice the hair, but women do and most find it
unpleasant. Check your nostrils as part of your
daily grooming routine, and use tweezers or
special nose clippers to remove any visible hair.
Hair care should never be undervalued.
Use shampoo, conditioner, and other products
suitable for your hair type. If your hair tends to
be on the dry side, avoid products containing
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olden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill,
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The new Golden Krust app is loaded
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To heighten excitement around the app,
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N
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by the dreaded “blue screen of death” or
another warning; other times, a computer
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If your computer has been crashing fre-
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Possibility #1:
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Every Windows-based PC has something
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Over time, some of those files can become
corrupted, be misplaced or get lost altogether.
When that happens, the system registry
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way to rule this possibility in or out is by run-
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Such programs scan your Windows registry
for problems then automatically make
repairs. If you run a registry cleaner and the
crashes persist, they are probably being
caused by a different issue.
Possibility #2:
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Windows operating systems handle file
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Basically, they break files up and fit them into
gaps in the computer’s memory. As time goes
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quent crashes. Luckily, a great optimization
solution is built right into Windows-based
PCs: the disk defragmentation utility.
Although its location on a computer varies,
you can generally locate it within the System
and Security section inside the Control Panel.
By running a defrag once every few months,
you may be able to keep those pesky comput-
er crashes at bay.
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Malicious software can take many different
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Dear Divine Diva:
R
ecently my husband and I got into a
heated debate over dinner, with two
other couples about who cheats more
men or women,what's your expert opinion.
-Angela and Donny, Tarrytown
Dear Angela and Donny:
Men and woman generally cheat for various
reasons. To say who cheats more would be
more of a guess, even though there are basic
statistics out there suggesting that men cheat
more than woman, this does not mean that it
is fact.
In-fact, today, cheating woman is just as
common as cheating men. In fact, in 3 of the
4 cases in the failed relationships close to
me, it was the woman who cheated.
The main reasons why men generally
cheat on their spouse relates to sex. Quite
commonly there is a sex problem within the
relationship or the man just wants more or
new sex. Whereas a woman generally cheats
as a last resort when all her complaints are
left unheard, as a last resort a woman may
cheat, but it will generally be for emotional
reasons rather than for sexual reasons.
If a man continues to show no respect
for the woman, continues to ignore her, and
gives her no emotional support, some
woman may look elsewhere to have their
emotional and physical needs fulfilled. A
man, however, is generally a more simple
being.
That’s not to say some men aren’t deep
and emotional, however, generally speaking,
a man will cheat when he feels his need for
sex is not being fulfilled, or, he has spoken
to his partner about this and has got not no
respectful response.
Sorry ladies, but it is often just that sim-
ple.
Most of the reasons cheating woman
become unfaithful are reasons that could be
easily rectified by a husband who is willing
to make the effort and put in some extra
work within the relationship.
For this reason, we believe that most
affairs relating woman cheating on men are
preventable.
Cheating men may also be preventable
by through greater communication in every
aspect of the relationship. Some kind of
mutual agreement that benefits both in the
relationship is always the best bet.
To be honest, cheating is for kids who
haven’t grown up. We recently read a an
interesting report that stated, men and
woman who are more likely to cheat are
those who have been spoilt rotten since kids,
have never had to cope with any major stress
as partners have always bailed them out,
have never dealt with any hard times, have
always had everything done for them, and
people who like to have their own way.
In other words, grown ups with self
respect, self worth, and respect for their part-
ners will generally do whatever they can to
make the relationship work. If someone is
willing to break your sacred trust, is he real-
ly worth keeping? Is that who you want to
spend the rest of your life with?
We believe that if you choose to have a
relationship with someone, then you should
both love each other before you make the
commitment. A relationship is about trust,
loyalty, commitment and a lifelong quest of
fulfilling each others needs. When you love
someone, you live not only with them, but
for them.
Their happiness is yours, and their mis-
ery is yours, you take the good with the bad,
gradually trying to improve the good, whilst
overcoming thrown obstacles along the way.
With the support and love from each other,
there is nothing you both cannot accomplish
as a team. We all deserve that kind of rela-
tionship. I hope this helps Always Divine
Diva.
I
t is healthy to have different interests. In
fact, giving up our own interests and the
little things we do to nurture ourselves when
a relationship starts will eventually lead to
resentment down the road.
It’s important for both partners to value
quality relaxation time. There is absolutely
no need to feel guilty about spending time
alone. Independence is good for both men
and women, no matter how close they may
be in the relationship. Typically, when one
partner actively takes some alone time, their
partner is encouraged to do the same.
Just as men and women have different
needs in a relationship, they also have dif-
ferent reasons for needing time to them-
selves. Too much togetherness usually
results in partners expecting too much from
each other. Women may tend to smother
their mates, while men may seem cold and
uncaring. It is healthy for each partner to
take time out to explore his or her individ-
ual interests.
What Men Need:
Men need to periodically pull away.
Remember that men are like rubber bands.
It is his natural cycle to get close, pull away
and get close again. It is important for men
to fulfill their need for independence. Men
automatically alternate between needing
intimacy and autonomy.
Give a man his space and he will be a
better, more attentive, partner. When a man
gets too close and doesn’t pull away, he
often experiences increased moodiness, irri-
tability, passivity and defensiveness.
Also, when a man is in his cave, he
wants to be left alone. He is working out his
problems and frustrations by either doing
something alone, like reading the paper or
watching TV, or doing something active
with his male friends. Most men are happy
when their mates do something fun for
themselves at these times. It means that she
is not sitting around waiting for him to
come out of the cave. He will come out
ready to talk and be intimate again, and she
will have curbed her frustrations by being
good to herself and having some fun.
What Women Need:
It is good for a woman’s self-esteem to take
care of herself. She can get wrapped up in
taking care of her family and forget how
much she needs to nurture herself.
Particularly when a man is off in his cave,
she can enjoy the time alone to go shopping,
work in her garden, go to a class at the gym
or simply languish in the simple pleasure of
soaking in a hot bath with a glass of wine.
It is especially important for a woman
to cultivate relationships with other women.
Women need to talk about what’s happening
in their lives. This is an important part of
relationship building. It is wonderful for a
woman to get together with her girlfriends
so they can talk about, and listen to, each
other’s problems without judgment or offer-
ing unsolicited advice.
Couples can even plan these separate
times apart. For instance, Tuesday could be
his poker night with the boys, and Thursday
her night for dinner and a movie with her
girlfriends. Both partners will not only
appreciate the time to do the things that
make them feel good, but will come back
feeling renewed and excited to be in such a
healthy, well-balanced relationship.
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ARIES (Mar. 21 – Apr. 19):
You're eager to put in extra
effort without messing up all
that you have gained. Your
current impatience may pro-
voke you to rush into action
before thinking about the
consequences.
TAURUS (Apr. 20 – May
20): Don't intrude into some-
one's life unless you have
been specifically invited.
Although it is healthy to
acknowledge your compas-
sion for those closest to you.
GEMINI (May 21 – Jun.
20): It's difficult to stay
focused and deliver on your
promises if you believe your
fantasies are worth pursuing.
Avoid the temptation to
escape; it's wiser to keep
bringing yourself back to
reality so you don't have to
pay too high of a price later
on.
CANCER (Jun. 21 – Jul.
22): Big thinking means let-
ting go of the details, so pre-
pare to scale back your plan
on a moment's notice. It isn't
worth exhausting yourself
now by waging a battle you
cannot win. But don't surren-
der your dreams either.
Instead, find a middle path
that doesn't require you to
sacrifice your ideals.
LEO (Jul. 23 – Aug. 22):
You might feel resentful if
someone is standing between
you and your potential
enjoyment. A smarter strate-
gy is to get your annoyance
out in the open as kindly and
gently as possible.
VIRGO (Aug. 23 – Sept.
22): You might feel good
about playing an integral
role on the team you could
easily be absorbed by the
group process. Finding a
healthy balance between
your personal life and your
professional one is often
tricky.
LIBRA (Sept. 23 – Oct.22):
You're often inclined to keep
your opinions to yourself to
maintain the peace.
However, someone may
push your emotional buttons
today and provoke you to
say more than is necessary.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23 – Nov.
21): You have a lot to say
now but you'll probably keep
your feelings to yourself
until someone asks for your
opinion. You might justify
your silence by believing
that others won't understand
what you're going through,
anyhow.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 –
Dec.21): You're focused on
your long-term plans, even if
someone is telling you to pay
more attention to what's hap-
pening today. You may think
that your friends are just try-
ing to make matters worse
by distracting you with their
opinions.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 –
Jan. 19): You might choose
to withdraw now because
retreating from non-essential
interactions could be healthy
in the long run. Letting go is
often painful, yet making
believe that everything is
fine is even worse. You can
always reconnect later once
you feel more like yourself.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 –
Feb. 18): You might be hold-
ing out for a better deal but
it's still wise to reconsider
your demands and be open to
negotiation. Your natural
ability to see things from a
rational point of view aren’t
working as well as it usually
does, making it harder to dis-
connect from a complex web
of feelings now. .
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Common Healthy
Eating Myths
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F
ormulating a healthy eating plan that is
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ficult in today's world, especially when the
guidelines pertaining to what constitutes
healthy food vary dramatically depending on
who you ask. Consequently, there are sever-
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want to be aware, particularly if you are in
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1) 'Low-fat' is good for you. Modern soci-
ety has largely been indoctrinated into the
mindset that fat clogs your arteries and
makes you fat, and should thus be avoided.
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Tropical oils like coconut and palm, as well
as grass-fed butter and meat fat is actually
quite healthy for you. These saturated fats
help promote healthy brain function and reg-
ulate proper hormone production. Popular
vegetable oils, on the other hand, which
oftentimes are hydrogenated and morphed
into trans fats, are a primary cause of heart
disease and other illness, and should be
avoided.
2) You need to eat less salt for better
health. This claim assumes that most people
are consuming high amounts of synthetic,
refined table salt, which is highly toxic and
responsible for causing widespread cellular
inflammation, hence the many warnings
about salt intake. But what most people do
not know is that unrefined, all-natural sea
and mineral salts are completely different, as
they are packed with health-promoting min-
erals, electrolytes, and other important nutri-
ents. Eating lots of sea and mineral salt, in
other words, is actually good for your health.
3) Replacing refined sugar with agave,
honey is better for you. In most cases,
switching out that table sugar for honey or
agave nectar in the name of improving
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substitutes are sometimes just as refined and
unhealthy as regular sugar. Agave, for
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and turned into fat. And unless your honey is
raw, unprocessed, and locally sourced, it is
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ally.
4) Eating eggs raises your cholesterol. The
medical system has gone back and forth on
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healthy chickens are an excellent source of
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and of themselves a cause of heart disease.
And removing egg yolks and eating only the
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mal nutrition.
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1993 study published in the Journal of
Applied Nutrition, organic foods are higher
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