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HOLLYWOOD DIRECTORS RECRUITED FOR ALL STAR JAMAICAN SITCOM  

For Immediate Release HOLLYWOOD DIRECTORS RECRUITED FOR ALL STAR JAMAICAN SITCOM     Kingston: Ellis International, producers of...

Celebrating Black History Month Caribbean Trailblazers

Celebrating Black History Month Caribbean Trailblazers A CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS SPECIAL February is Black History Month and...

Guyanese pol says Trini meddling caused government collapse

(BROOKLYN, New York): A senior official of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) said recently...

Guyana’s “no confidence” mess

(BROOKLYN, New York): It appears that the Guyana government is prepared to legally fight its...

Cuomo pardons several Caribbean nationals

(BROOKLYN, New York): New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has granted pardons to several Caribbean nationals,...

The U.S. government shut down, no positive outcomes

An Analysis By Michael Derek Roberts Its been everywhere on the news – Government Shut Down!...

Illegal adoption: Pilot, wife, and lawyers in Trinidad charged for unlawful adoption

A Caribbean Airlines (CAL) pilot and his wife, along with two lawyers are among five...

Trini on Commonwealth Board

Young Trinidadian, Hannah Katawaroo is now serving on the prestigious Commonwealth Youth Council for the...

Sparing the rod: Committee recommends end to corporal punishment in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday December 20, 2018 – A Joint Select Committee of Parliament has recommended that...

Brantley criticizes EU for ‘blacklisting’ small island developing states

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The European Union (EU) has been criticized for blacklisting countries as non-cooperative...

President Granger comments on the fall of his government

President David Granger Saturday said arrangements are being made for discussions with Opposition Leader Bharrat...

‘Mighty Gabby’ calypso maestro and cultural ambassador hospitalized

(BROOKLYN, New York): CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS has learned that Barbado’s Cultural Ambassador and Calypso Maestro,...

BUSINESS

Helping in crisis, United Nations boss agrees to help Venezuela

(BROOKLYN, NEW YORK); – Following a recent meeting with a delegation from the Caribbean Community...

Barbadian cement importer loses latest round in CCJ case over tariffs

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Friday December 21, 2018 – Barbadian company Rock Hard Cement has lost...

STATE SENATOR ROXANNE PERSAUD HAS BEEN ASSIGNED  TO SIX SENATE COMMITTEES.

  Senate  Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins in announcing the official assignments for Senate committees for the 2019-2020 legislative...

HEALTH

Medical study shows “weed” alters sperm

(BROOKLYN, New York): Marijuana users in the Caribbean are rejoicing as more and more countries...

Free feminine hygiene products for inmates

By Carlyle Harry Governor Andrew Cuomo has recently signed off on a Bill that will provide...

The future of OBAMACARE

The common saying goes”All politics is local”....That might still be true, but last year November’s...

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HOLLYWOOD DIRECTORS RECRUITED FOR ALL STAR JAMAICAN SITCOM  

For Immediate Release HOLLYWOOD DIRECTORS RECRUITED FOR ALL STAR JAMAICAN SITCOM     Kingston: Ellis International, producers of...

For Immediate Release LET’S SUPPORT OUR POLICE OFFICERS FOR REGGAE HISTORY MONTH By Dubb Master Chris (Irie Jam Radio, 93.5 FM, NY)...

LET'S SUPPORT OUR POLICE OFFICERS FOR REGGAE HISTORY MONTH  By Dubb Master Chris (Irie Jam Radio,...

Remembering Bob Marley

Remembering Bob Marley Bob Marley, who would have turned 74 on February 6, always felt at...

Buju gets his Grammy at last

Buju gets his Grammy at last Jamaican popular entertainer Buju Banton won the Grammy for Best...

St. Kitts Music Festival 2019 Rollout Smokey Robinson and Buju Banton Leads Star-Studded Line Up

St. Kitts Music Festival 2019 Rollout Smokey Robinson and Buju Banton Leads Star-Studded Line Up   (BROOKLYN,...

Shaggy and Machel Montano to perform at CARIFESTA

Two of the Caribbean’s biggest and internationally known entertainers are scheduled to appear at the...

SPORTS

Roston Chase moves up batting charts, Roach on verge of top...

Roston Chase’s fifth Test hundred has seen him make a significant rise in the latest ICC batting rankings. The 26-year-old climbed 10 places to 41st...

Jamaican sprint queens looking good as the season begins

Jamaican sprint queens looking good as the season begins   Jamaica's Elaine Thompson waves after a women's 100-meter heat during the World Athletics Championships in London...

Ethiopians Shifa, Basa add Bermudian half-marathon crowns to 10k titles

Ethiopians Shifa, Basa add Bermudian half-marathon crowns to 10k titles HAMILTON, Bermuda – Ethiopians Suleman Shifa and Meseret Basa capped a memorable Bermuda Marathon Weekend...

Dwayne Bravo retires from international cricket

(BROOKLYN, New York): CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS (CTN) has learned that Dwayne Bravo will not wear West Indies colors again. Bravo recently made his resignation...

POLITICAL SPOTLIGHT

For Immediate Release LET’S SUPPORT OUR POLICE OFFICERS FOR REGGAE HISTORY MONTH By Dubb Master Chris (Irie Jam Radio, 93.5 FM, NY)...

LET'S SUPPORT OUR POLICE OFFICERS FOR REGGAE HISTORY MONTH  By Dubb Master Chris (Irie Jam Radio,...

Haiti’s Education minister meets with students demanding to return of teachers

Haiti’s Education minister meets with students demanding to return of teachers PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, –...

Jamaican American senator announces 2020 US Presidential bid

  BROOKLYN, NY – US Senator Kamala Harris, 54, first-term Jamaican American Democratic Senator from California...

LETTERS TO EDITOR

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: MUST READ!!

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 1.. CHILL WAS ALWAYS THERE! Dear Editor, I agree that the recent frigid temperatures...

NEW YORK EXEC SAYS SHE WAS ‘TERRORISED’ BY JAMAICA AIRPORT SECURITY

NEW YORK EXEC SAYS SHE WAS 'TERRORIZED' BY JAMAICA AIRPORT SECURITY by Dave Rodney A New York...

Celebrating Grenada’s 45th Anniversary Of Independence

Celebrating Grenada’s 45th Anniversary Of Independence National Pantheon Of Heroes This year, on February 7 Grenada, Carriacou...

NOT FOR BULLIES!

Dear Editor, The idealism of”when they go low, we go high”, alas! usually works. But sometimes it...

ONE NRA versus THE OTHER!

Dear Editor, Lettuce(let us) ponder our National priorities. Romaine lettuce poisoning recently killed four people. However, even...

DEALING WITH STUDENT-LOANS!

Dear Editor, Our elected officials should be outraged by the harms being done by student-loans. Only a...

COMMENTARY

Shutting down a shut-down

On Friday afternoon(1.25.19) President Donald Trump announced from the Rose Garden, that the history-making (35-day)...

The future of OBAMACARE

The common saying goes”All politics is local”....That might still be true, but last year November’s...

A Behemoth comes, poverty reigns

By Michael Derek Roberts New York State’s governor, Andrew Cuomo and New York City’s mayor, Bill...

COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION

For Immediate Release LET’S SUPPORT OUR POLICE OFFICERS FOR REGGAE HISTORY MONTH By Dubb Master Chris (Irie Jam Radio, 93.5 FM, NY)...

LET'S SUPPORT OUR POLICE OFFICERS FOR REGGAE HISTORY MONTH  By Dubb Master Chris (Irie Jam Radio,...

Helping in crisis, United Nations boss agrees to help Venezuela

(BROOKLYN, NEW YORK); – Following a recent meeting with a delegation from the Caribbean Community...

Grenada and RSS partners: need for mediation in Venezuela crisis

(BROOKLYN, NEW YORK): Grenada and its Regional Security System (RSS) partners have endorsed a Caribbean...

TRAVEL

NEW YORK EXEC SAYS SHE WAS ‘TERRORISED’ BY JAMAICA AIRPORT SECURITY

NEW YORK EXEC SAYS SHE WAS 'TERRORIZED' BY JAMAICA AIRPORT SECURITY by Dave Rodney A New York...

No more illegals! DR sends soldiers to stop illegal Haitian migrants

(BROOKLYN, New York); CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS has learned that the Dominican Republic has sent 600...

Cuomo pardons several Caribbean nationals

(BROOKLYN, New York): New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has granted pardons to several Caribbean nationals,...

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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...

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Asafa Powell weds Canadian model Alyshia Miller

Asafa Powell weds Canadian model Alyshia Miller Former 100-metre record holder and reigning sub-10 second kingpin Asafa Powell and Canadian model Alyshia Miller were married on Saturday, February 16 in a private ceremony in Montego Bay, Jamaica in the presence of close friends and family...

HOLLYWOOD DIRECTORS RECRUITED FOR ALL STAR JAMAICAN SITCOM  

For Immediate Release HOLLYWOOD DIRECTORS RECRUITED FOR ALL STAR JAMAICAN SITCOM     Kingston: Ellis International, producers of Jamaica’s newest sitcom ‘BIGGER BOSS?’recruited the services of two top US based practitioners in the persons of Bentley Kyle Evans as Director and Keith L. Smith as Director of...

For Immediate Release LET’S SUPPORT OUR POLICE OFFICERS FOR REGGAE HISTORY MONTH By Dubb Master Chris (Irie Jam Radio, 93.5 FM, NY) NY: I am privileged...

LET'S SUPPORT OUR POLICE OFFICERS FOR REGGAE HISTORY MONTH  By Dubb Master Chris (Irie Jam Radio, 93.5 FM, NY) NY: I am privileged each day to have the ears of thousands of radio listeners in the tri-state area.  As a senior radio personality on Irie Jam...

Blackface – a sorry aspect of black history

Blackface – a sorry aspect of black history  Once called the "king of performers," Al Jolson was famous in the 1920s for his portrayal of blackface. It’s ironic on the first day of Black History Month a raging controversy erupted in America that recalls one of...

Buju gets his Grammy at last

Buju gets his Grammy at last Jamaican popular entertainer Buju Banton won the Grammy for Best Reggae Album in February 2011 for his album “Beyond the Dream,” but it wasn’t until a week ago that he actually received the coveted trophy in his hands. The entertainer...

 


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