Malliotakis Calls Charges Dropped against Alba a “Big Victory for Justice”

WASHINGTON, DC – On July 19, Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11) released the following statement regarding Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg dropping murder charges against Harlem bodega worker Jose Alba for fatally stabbing a man who attacked him earlier this month:

“Over the past several years, woke prosecutors, lenient judges, and Albany’s disastrous bail law have emboldened criminals to act, decreasing quality of life and making our streets less safe. While today’s news that charges will be dropped against Mr. Alba is a big victory for justice, what our city desperately needs is DA Bragg to charge criminals appropriately to prevent residents from having to resort to self-defense.

“Because of Democrats’ refusal to reverse their pro-criminal policies, major crimes in New York City have skyrocketed 37% this year alone. The American people have had enough of the violence and crime plaguing their communities, and if New Yorkers want actionable change, they cannot continue to support politicians and prosecutors who fail to uphold law and order to keep our communities safe.”


NEW YORK – The International Coordinating Committee - Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) is taking the fight for Cyprus to Washington, DC, and commemorating the 50th dark anniversary of the illegal invasion and occupation during the 39th Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference in Washington, DC, June 11-13.

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NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


Tornado Kills Multiple People in Iowa as Powerful Storms Again Tear Through Midwest

GREENFIELD, Iowa (AP) — Multiple people were killed when a tornado tore through a small town in Iowa and left a wide swath of obliterated homes and crumpled cars, while the howling winds also twisted and toppled wind turbines.

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Global nickel prices have soared since deadly violence erupted in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia last week.

BANGKOK (AP) — Aviation investigators arrived in Bangkok Wednesday to learn how and why severe turbulence sent a Singapore Airlines plane into a sudden dive that tossed passengers and crew around the cabin, leaving a British man dead and dozens others injured.

ATHENS – Eirini Baroulaki, the oldest living woman in Greece, passed away at the age of 119 on May 14.

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