Grenada Day in NYC 2018 | Aug. 26

By Gerry Hopkin, JD Brooklyn, NY; Aug. 19, 2018 - “The organizers, exhibitors, artistes and vendors who come together each year to make Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique Day in New York...

NYC’s Bail Jail

When $500 Keeps 50,000 People Behind Bars Special To Caribbean Times News By Michael Derek Roberts Every year in New York City, thousands of innocent people are sent and kept in jail only because...

WHO, CARICOM And Grenadian Drinking

An Analysis By Michael Derek Roberts By any and all counts there are more rum shops than churches in some countries in the Caribbean. For centuries, alcohol has been glorified in the region....

Grenadian students continue to excel academically overseas

Eleven Grenadian students earned degrees at Midwestern State University’s May Commencement exercises. They were among forty-five Caribbean students and over 900 degree recipients at the bi-annual event. Johann Redhed and Tellon...

Granger to CARICOM: Unity is key

(BROOKLYN, New York): “The Community, challenged by the constantly changing international situation, must redouble its efforts to ensure a more safe society for its citizens, more stable economies for its countries,...

Holness urges citizens to choose employment, not crime

Commit to doing work “I want every single able-bodied Jamaican to commit to doing work and to commit to seeking employment over idleness or crime. We are providing you with the...

IMF: Grenada doing better

(BROOKLYN, New York): Reports from the Caribbean say that an International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team recently visited Grenada for the 2018 Article IV consultation and held discussions with the island’s...

Mia’s Political Trifecta

(BROOKLYN, New York): Yes, it’s a Political Trifecta for new Barbados prime minister and veteran politician, Mia Mottley. The Leader of the Barbados Labor Party (BLP) is now the first ever...

Jamaican teachers finally accept wage offer from gov’t

The Jamaica Teachers Association (JTA) has voted to accept the latest wage proposal from the government, resulting in teachers receiving a 16 percent increase over a four year period. JTA president Georgia...

NYC’s Rent Nightmare

A Special Report By Michael Derek Roberts Today, it’s nearly impossible to rent an apartment in New York City. A study by StreetEasy (www.streeteasy.com) found that on the average a majority of landlords...

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