New Zealand Authorities Seize 3.2 Tonnes of Cocaine Found Drifting in the Pacific Ocean – It’s Enough to Service NZ for 30 Years | VIDEO

*A joint effort by police, customs, and the NZ Defence Force this week resulted in the seizing of 3.2 tonnes of cocaine that was found floating adrift in the Pacific Ocean. Dubbed “Operation Hydros,” the joint effort cast a dragnet and the catch was 81 bales of cocaine — enough to service New Zealand for


V-Tech Solutions works to inform District residents on how to maximize Medicaid benefits

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, D.C.-based V-Tech Solutions is working with all of the District’s managed care organizations (MCO) to help residents understand how to use their Medicaid benefits.  The veteran-owned information technology and professional services company is especially focused on educating young residents from birth through the age of 21 to ensure


TD Charitable Foundation opens applications for annual ‘Housing for Everyone’ grant competition

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Applications for the TD Charitable Foundation Housing for Everyone grant competition close on Feb. 14.  This year’s theme for the program is the preservation of affordable rental housing, with a focus on supporting nonprofit organizations that provide rental assistance, renovate affordable housing projects and address long-term resident sustainability. 


Letter to the Editor

Submitted by Lynn Pinder and Kimberly Armstrong, Founding MembersBaltimore Green Justice Workers Cooperative Dear Editor: Baltimore’s Mayor Brandon Scott is signing off the City’s underground conduit system to Baltimore Gas Electric (BGE). The conduit system is an intricate network of electrical, cable/WIFI, and phone wires. I and some other activists believe this is a bad