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Dominica Lifts Curfew, State of Emergency

BROOKLYN, NY– Dominica says it will not extend the state of emergency and the curfew...

Haiti Announces Significant Reduction in COVID-Cases as Airport Prepares to Reopen

BROOKLYN, NY – Haiti has recorded 70 coronaviruses (COVID-19) cases over the past 24 hours,...

Jamaican Government Clarifies Travel Protocols As the Island Reopens for Tourism

Jamaican Government Clarifies Travel Protocols As the Island Reopens for Tourism After Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Ed...

The OAS Calls Current Guyanese Government to Move Out

The OAS Calls Current Guyanese Government to Move Out President of Guyana, David Granger BROOKLYN, NY –...

Haiti Records More Deaths and Cases from COVID-19

Haiti Records More Deaths and Cases from COVID-19 BROOKLYN, NY–Haiti moved closer to recording 4, 500...

Haiti Records New COVID-19 Case Every Seven Minutes

Haiti Records New COVID-19 Case Every Seven Minutes BROOKLYN,NY– Haiti records on average one new case...

Causion, Antigua & Barbuda’s Reggae Ambassador, Diagnosed with Cancer

Causion, Antigua & Barbuda’s Reggae Ambassador, Diagnosed with Cancer Antigua & Barbuda’s Reggae Ambassador Causion has...

Guyana’s Presidential Election Data Shows Opposition Leader Wins Recount

Guyana’s Presidential Election Data Shows Opposition Leader Wins Recount Preliminary data published by Guyana’s elections commission...

Jamaica Prepares For June 15 Reopening With New Safety Protocols

Jamaica Prepares For June 15 Reopening With New Safety Protocols Jamaica has announced it will reopen...

BLACK FEMALE FASHION ENTREPRENEURS CREATE CAMPAIGN REPRESENTING LIVES LOST TO POLICE MISCONDUCT

BLACK FEMALE FASHION ENTREPRENEURS CREATE CAMPAIGN REPRESENTING LIVES LOST TO POLICE MISCONDUCT   Artwork to be Featured...

Dr. Timothy Harris Sworn in as Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis for Second Term

Dr. Timothy Harris Sworn in as Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis for Second...

Guyana to Re-open International Airports in Phased Measures in July 

Guyana to Re-open International Airports in Phased Measures in July  BROOKLYN, NY – The Guyana Civil...

POLITICAL SPOTLIGHT

Trinidad Projects Billions in Losses Due to Fall in Oil and Gas Prices

Trinidad Projects Billions in Losses Due to Fall in Oil and Gas Prices BROOKLYN, NY –...

Haiti Teaming Up With Canada To Bolster Health System

Haiti Teaming Up With Canada To Bolster Health System Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe BROOKLYN, NY – Haiti is...

COVID cases reach 100 in T&T

COVID cases reach 100 in T&T As of Friday night, the Health Ministry reports the following: Number...

St. Lucia Carnival Postponed Until July 2021

St. Lucia Carnival Postponed Until July 2021 BROOKLYN, NY – As the coronavirus spreads across the...

Jamaican Government Announces “Largest Fiscal Stimulus in Jamaica’s history” for COVID-19 Fight BROOKLYN, NY – According...

CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS CALL ON CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS TO ADDRESS DISPROPORTIONATE IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON BLACK AMERICANS

CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS CALL ON CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS TO ADDRESS DISPROPORTIONATE IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON BLACK...

COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION

Jamaica’s Workforce Training Program to Bolster Tourism Recovery

Hospitality Workers Well Prepared to Support Post-COVID Travel KINGSTON, JAMAICA –– Jamaica’s workforce training program is...

New York City Phase 2 reopening: Guidelines

Outdoor dining, retail, hair salons and more will be opening their doors starting Monday. Phase...

Caribbean-Canadian Becomes Princeton University’s First Black Valedictorian

Caribbean-Canadian Becomes Princeton University’s First Black Valedictorian Princeton University, a private Ivy League research university in...

HEALTH

BVI in Talks with Other Carriers to Fill Void Left by LIAT

BROOKLYN, NY– The government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), is in the process of...

Dominica Lifts Curfew, State of Emergency

BROOKLYN, NY– Dominica says it will not extend the state of emergency and the curfew...

Haiti Announces Significant Reduction in COVID-Cases as Airport Prepares to Reopen

BROOKLYN, NY – Haiti has recorded 70 coronaviruses (COVID-19) cases over the past 24 hours,...

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BVI in Talks with Other Carriers to Fill Void Left by LIAT

BROOKLYN, NY– The government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), is in the process of...

Jamaica’s Workforce Training Program to Bolster Tourism Recovery

Hospitality Workers Well Prepared to Support Post-COVID Travel KINGSTON, JAMAICA –– Jamaica’s workforce training program is...

Grenada to Re-open Airport on July 1

BROOKLYN,NY– The Grenada government Tuesday said it would re-open the Maurice Bishop International Airport (MBIA)...

Despite Hurricane Dorian, Bahamas Records Historic Tourist Arrivals in 2019

Despite Hurricane Dorian, Bahamas Records Historic Tourist Arrivals in 2019 BROOKLYN, NY – Despite several islands...

DESTINATION JAMAICA WELCOMES RESUMPTION OF AMERICAN AIRLINES DAILY NONSTOP SERVICE FROM NEW YORK JFK TO MONTEGO BAY  

DESTINATION JAMAICA WELCOMES RESUMPTION OF AMERICAN AIRLINES DAILY NONSTOP SERVICE FROM NEW YORK JFK TO...

JAMAICA TOURIST BOARD CONTINUES SEMINAR SERIES THIS FALL Jamaica Travel Specialists in All Markets Set to Benefit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                         JAMAICA TOURIST BOARD CONTINUES SEMINAR SERIES THIS FALL Jamaica Travel Specialists in All Markets...

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Jamaican Choreographer Sues U.S. Entertainers JayZ and Beyoncé

BROOKLYN, NY – The founder and lead choreographer of the renowned Jamaican dance group, L’Acadco,...

BLACK FEMALE FASHION ENTREPRENEURS CREATE CAMPAIGN REPRESENTING LIVES LOST TO POLICE MISCONDUCT

BLACK FEMALE FASHION ENTREPRENEURS CREATE CAMPAIGN REPRESENTING LIVES LOST TO POLICE MISCONDUCT   Artwork to be Featured...

Dr. Timothy Harris Sworn in as Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis for Second Term

Dr. Timothy Harris Sworn in as Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis for Second...

SPICE(ing) Up A Revolution 

SPICE(ing) Up A Revolution Dancehall icon and Love & Hip Hop Cast regular Spice put her...

June is National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

June is National Caribbean-American Heritage Month WASHINGTON – United States President Donald Trump has declared June,...

Skip Marley Becomes the First Jamaica to Hold the Top Spot On Billboard’s Adult R&B Chart

Skip Marley Becomes the First Jamaica to Hold the Top Spot On Billboard’s Adult R&B...

SPORTS

West Indies Arrive for Historic “Bio-secure” Series

West Indies Arrive for Historic “Bio-secure” Series   BROOKLYN, NY  – West Indies arrived in London early Tuesday for their historic “bio-secure” three-Test series against England,...

Haitian-Japanese Tennis Star, Naomi Osaka Becomes The Highest Paid Female Athlete...

Haitian-Japanese Tennis Star, Naomi Osaka Becomes The Highest Paid Female Athlete Of All Time Haitian-American tennis star, 22-year-old Naomi Osaka is the highest-paid female athlete...

Jamaican-born Basketball Legend Patrick Ewing Tests Positive for COVID-19

Jamaican-born Basketball Legend Patrick Ewing Tests Positive for COVID-19 Patrick Ewing via Twitter Jamaican-born basketball Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing revealed that he has tested positive...

T&T Cricket Board Cancels 2020 Season

T&T Cricket Board Cancels 2020 Season BROOKLYN,NY– The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) has canceled the remainder of the local cricket season which had...

LETTERS TO EDITOR

About Protest and Return. by Lou Cespedes

About Protest and Return. by Lou Cespedes I’ve been struggling to write because there are so...

Progressing into Retreat; Working Moms and COVID by Lou Cespedes

Progressing into Retreat; Working Moms and COVID by Lou Cespedes As protests raged this week outside...

REBECCA CHATTERAM

REBECCA CHATTERAM Born into a West Indian family we were taught to not meddle in the...

GRACE MAKES DONATION TO HOSPITAL WORKERS IN NY & NJ

GRACE MAKES DONATION TO HOSPITAL WORKERS IN NY & NJ by Dave Rodney, Caribbean Times Writer In a heartwarming act of corporate...

CUT PASSENGER TAXES ON AIR TRAVEL TO COMPETE, IATA TELLS CARIBBEAN GOVERNMENTS

   ~Regional VP for the Americas, Peter Cerda, says some countries risk losing service once borders...

The First Plague; Language. by Lou Cespedes

The First Plague; Language. by Lou Cespedes What is language? This is a question that has...

COMMENTARY

The Politics of Place

By Lou Cespedes At the intersection of history and the deep recesses of our cognitive memory,...

Caribbean-Americans March & Rally for Justice Saying Together We Are Stronger

By Gerry Hopkin "This is tremendous; what a strong expression of protest against police brutality. In...

Karen’s Ka-BOOM!

by Lou Cespedes Summer fireworks in Flatbush are as common as common sense, which is why...

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Caribbean-Americans March & Rally for Justice Saying Together We Are Stronger

By Gerry Hopkin "This is tremendous; what a strong expression of protest against police brutality. In solidarity we are asserting the belief that Black lives do matter" — said Grenadian-American recording artiste, Dionne Baize, while present as a participant of the massively attended Caribbean-Americans for...

Jamaican-born Basketball Legend Patrick Ewing Tests Positive for COVID-19

Jamaican-born Basketball Legend Patrick Ewing Tests Positive for COVID-19 Patrick Ewing via Twitter Jamaican-born basketball Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Ewing, the current coach of Georgetown University’s basketball team, said that he has been isolated at a hospital and...

Caribbean-Canadian Becomes Princeton University’s First Black Valedictorian

Caribbean-Canadian Becomes Princeton University’s First Black Valedictorian Princeton University, a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, has named a Caribbean-Canadian – Nicholas Johnson, the son of a Bahamian father and a Jamaican mother, as the first Black valedictorian in the university’s 274-year...

Jamaican-Born Designer D’Marsh Couture Joins COVID-19 Fight Making Donation of Masks to Brooklyn Hospital  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Jamaican-Born Designer D’Marsh Couture Joins COVID-19 Fight Making Donation of Masks to Brooklyn Hospital     NEW YORK, NY – April 27, 2020 – Jamaican-born designer Glenroy March and his fashion brand D’Marsh Couture has joined in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, the...

Gentrification Post COVID 19 – Be Advised!  by Lou Cespedes

Gentrification Post COVID 19 – Be Advised!  by Lou Cespedes I decided not to break my series on Gentrification, but rather use this space to issue a stark warning! As we consider our own health and the loss of life around us during this COVID-19...

POETRY CORNER

Yvette D. Clarke Says House of Representative Has Enough Votes to Impeach Trump

Yvette D. Clarke Says House of Representative Has Enough Votes to Impeach Trump Yvette Clarke BROOKLYN,NY– Caribbean American Democratic Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke says the US House of Representatives has enough votes to...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY VALERIE RODWAY

If music be the food of love, Your contribution, like a dove, Created heights among all Guyanese, Paramount, yet peaceful above the soughing coconut trees A century has passed, however your works live on Pundits of...

POEM: You’re beautiful

You’re beautiful What a beautiful one you are, Never keep this thought far. Your beauty shines like the sun Of all beauties, you are the one!   You are beautiful, inside and out, You are what beauty...

RESTAURANT & DINING

Footprints Café’s Executive Master Chef

Basil Jones, Food Maestro By Sophia Lawson He jokingly says, “I’m cooking too long.”  That’s because he’s “been in the kitchen” professionally for 32 years now – and counting. But he started way before that, way back in Jamaica in his grandmother’s kitchen when he was...