ABOUT US

CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS (New York) is a family-owned business serving the news and information needs of the Caribbean-American community in Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan and the Bronx. Drawing on the unique experience and dynamism of the over one million Caribbean-American community in New York City, the publication’s stated value position is to promote, highlight, and showcase the incredible versatility, talents and entrepreneurial vitality of this progressive community.

CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS’s stated position is to educate, inform and entertain this sophisticated and diverse community. The publication strives to be the AUTHENTIC AND GENUINE VOICE of the Caribbean Diaspora in New York. While recognizing that there are both positive and negative issues and occurrences in such a large community, the publication nonetheless places great emphasis and focuses on the positive aspects that define this community and its people.

CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS is committed to the highest standards of journalism and truth in reporting. The publication is also a conduit for businesses and organizations to reach this community with information, promotions, and other pertinent business-related matters.

OUR VISION

CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS (New York) is dedicated to informing and educating the dynamic and growing Caribbean-American community in New York City and the wider United States. Through our publications and online website we are committed to bringing timely, pertinent and informative news, views and entertainment that is of interest to the community.

CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS (New York) also represents the authentic and genuine ASPIRATIONS OF THE CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY and the respected conduit that bridges the gap with the business community. We provide a platform and vehicle for local businesses to reach over 200, 000 unique readers with every publication. In 2018 we will expand out reach engage unique Caribbean American immigrant communities in the Bronx and Manhattan making the publication available in four (4) of Brooklyn’s five boroughs.

We will also build and publish a set of SPECIAL ISSUES that are designed and geared towards bringing awareness to such crucial issues as health care and community pride and empowerment. These will include our WEDDING, HEALTH AND RESTAURANT MENU publications that will become a permanent feature of our publication.

OUR TEAM

MICHAEL BABWAR

PUBLISHER

Born in Trinidad & Tobago, Mike has over 30 years of experience in newspaper advertising and marketing fields.

At the helm of CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS he works with a team of dedicated advertising “crack-shots” to help local businesses grow while remaining true to the vision of building a genuine and truly Caribbean news and information publication.

Mike oversees the publication’s direction, expansion strategy, policy initiatives and advertising roster.

MICHAEL DEREK ROBERTS

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Mike Roberts, the “other Mike,” brings his formidable experience and background as the Associate Editor of CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS.

He’s the former Editor of New York CARIB NEWS and is recognized as the top journalist in New York City’s Caribbean-American community.

With over 30 years in journalism, media and communications, Mike helps guide the publication’s journalistic integrity, high information product standards and investigative reporting.

EDITORIAL CONTRIBUTORS

Carlyle Harry
Dave Rodney
Anthony Turner
Anthony Verona
Roland Hyde

ADVERTISING DIRECTOR

Michael Smith

ADVERTISING TEAM

Mike Babwar
Dawn Plummer
Lisbert

GRAPHICS DESIGN & LAYOUT

Daria
Yvonne