COMMENTARY

Trinidadians scammed of millions of dollars

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BROOKLYN, NY – The Financial Intelligence Unit of Trinidad and Tobago (FIUTT) is reporting an...

KEEPING J’OUVERT RELEVANT DURING THE PANDEMIC

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Brooklyn, NY- As keepers of a culture grounded in artistic expression and national pride, the...

EMBRACE THE SKIN YOU’RE IN, SAYS DJ RAS EMMANUEL

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by Dave Rodney, CARIBBEAN TIMES Writer On the heels of his last chart-topping video "Mad Love...

WELCOME TO THE CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS

TRINIDAD: Deputy Commissioner to continue lead police service until new top cop is appointed

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad– In light of a High Court judge ruling that invalidated Gary...

Guyana emerges top in the region in CXC CAPE results

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana– Guyana has emerged at the top of this year’s Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations...

Jamaica’s tourism sector earned more than a billion dollars since reopening

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KINGSTON, Jamaica– Jamaica has earned an estimated US$1.7 billion since it reopened its tourism sector...

CLARKE ISSUES STATEMENT ON ARSON INCIDENT IN FLATBUSH

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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) issued the following statement regarding the Thursday evening...

BERMUDA:COVID-19 death toll rises to 95, active cases drop

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HAMILTON, Bermuda — Bermuda announced three more coronavirus deaths on Wednesday night after Premier David...

Exxon announces another oil discovery offshore Guyana

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BROOKLYN, NY– ExxonMobil on Thursday announced a discovery at the Catback-1 well. It increased its...

Wilson is the only West Indian on officiating crew for the global tournament

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BROOKLYN, NY – Trinidadian Joel Wilson will be the only West Indian member of the...

GUYANA:Government announces further cut in excise tax on fuel

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Eight months after reducing the excise tax on fuel, the government has...

ENGLAND:Peterborough drop appeal against striker’s four-match ban

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BROOKLYN, NY – Struggling English Championship club Peterborough withdrew their appeal against a four-match suspension...

GUYANA:Union urges the Government to re-consider grants to sugar workers

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BROOKLYN, NY – The Guyana Agriculture Workers Union (GAWU) says. At the same time, it...

GRENADA Government announces new stimulus package, reduces curfew hours

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BROOKLYN, NY – The Grenada government, acknowledging that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic “is far from...

Gayle checks out of the “bubble” to focus on T20 World Cup

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BROOKLYN, NY – Veteran West Indies batsman Chris Gayle withdrew from the Punjab King for...

POLITICAL SPOTLIGHT

TRINIDAD:Muslim leader denies threatening government, police

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BROOKLYN, NY- The leader of the Jamaal al Muslimeen group, Yasin Abu Bakr, has denied...

GUYANA: Government, opposition at odds over new COVID regulation

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BROOKLYN, NY– Business establishments in Guyana Monday began implementing new measures outlined by the government,...

GUYANA:Granger denies stepping down, says he has taken leave of absence

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BROOKLYN,NY –Former president David Granger has denied stepping down as leader of the opposition People’s...

Court upholds 20-year jail sentence for former Suriname President

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BROOKLYN, NY– The Court-Martial of Suriname confirmed the 20-year jail sentence imposed on former Suriname...

ST. VINCENT: Magistrate recuses herself in a trial involving a government legislator

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BROOKLYN, NY – A magistrate has recused herself from hearing the case in which two...

PM Chastanet wins the seat but losing government

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BROOKLYN,NY – Prime Minister Allen Chastanet comfortably won his Micoud South seat in Monday’s general...

 

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COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION

Jamaica’s tourism sector earned more than a billion dollars since reopening

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KINGSTON, Jamaica– Jamaica has earned an estimated US$1.7 billion since it reopened its tourism sector...

GUYANA:Union urges the Government to re-consider grants to sugar workers

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BROOKLYN, NY – The Guyana Agriculture Workers Union (GAWU) says. At the same time, it...

GRENADA Government announces new stimulus package, reduces curfew hours

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BROOKLYN, NY – The Grenada government, acknowledging that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic “is far from...

HEALTH

BERMUDA:COVID-19 death toll rises to 95, active cases drop

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HAMILTON, Bermuda — Bermuda announced three more coronavirus deaths on Wednesday night after Premier David...

GRENADA Government announces new stimulus package, reduces curfew hours

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BROOKLYN, NY – The Grenada government, acknowledging that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic “is far from...

St. Lucia records 12 deaths from COVID-19

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BROOKLYN, NY – St. Lucia recorded 12 deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as other...

SPORTS

FOOTBALL:Agard on target, but Plymouth lose, John, seals Sutton win

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BROOKLYN, NY– Kieran Agard scored his first goal since returning to the field of play, but his League 1 club side Plymouth Argyle ended on...

Wilson is the only West Indian on officiating crew for the...

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BROOKLYN, NY – Trinidadian Joel Wilson will be the only West Indian member of the panel of 16 umpires and four-match referees that will oversee...

ENGLAND:Peterborough drop appeal against striker’s four-match ban

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BROOKLYN, NY – Struggling English Championship club Peterborough withdrew their appeal against a four-match suspension of a player of Jamaican descent for historical, social...

Gayle checks out of the “bubble” to focus on T20 World...

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BROOKLYN, NY – Veteran West Indies batsman Chris Gayle withdrew from the Punjab King for the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) because...

TRAVEL

Jamaica’s tourism sector earned more than a billion dollars since reopening

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KINGSTON, Jamaica– Jamaica has earned an estimated US$1.7 billion since it reopened its tourism sector...

TRINIDAD-FIUTT warns of new scams within the tourism industry

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BROOKLYN,NY–The Financial Intelligence Unit of Trinidad and Tobago (FIUTT) is warning of an “emerging trend...

Immigrant group wants U.S. Democrats to deliver citizenship for the Caribbean

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NEW YORK, NY–An immigrant advocacy organization calls on the US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer...

US continues TPS for Haitians

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BROOKLYN, NY – The Joe Biden administration has announced the automatic extension of Temporary Protected...

CAL reports an operating loss of $326.6m

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CARIBBEAN Airlines has reported an operating loss of $326.6 million for the first half of...

Cruise tourism resumes in St Kitts

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BROOKLYN, NY – The twin-island federation’s cruise tourism resumed on Thursday with the arrival of...

IMMIGRATION

ENTERTAINMENT

Jamaica’s tourism sector earned more than a billion dollars since reopening

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KINGSTON, Jamaica– Jamaica has earned an estimated US$1.7 billion since it reopened its tourism sector...

Wilson is the only West Indian on officiating crew for the global tournament

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BROOKLYN, NY – Trinidadian Joel Wilson will be the only West Indian member of the...

ENGLAND:Peterborough drop appeal against striker’s four-match ban

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BROOKLYN, NY – Struggling English Championship club Peterborough withdrew their appeal against a four-match suspension...

Clifton joins UK club Boreham Wood

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BROOKLYN, NY – Montserrat international Adrian Clifton, who has scored four goals in 12 appearances...

FOOTBALL:Haitian François, TCI’s Forbes inspires Miami comeback, Jamaican Kelly hits seventh

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BROOKLYN, NY – Jamaican Nicque Daley and Bermudian Zeiko Lewis saw first-half goals go in...

OLYMPICS:LEAD Dry day for the Caribbean as Walcott, Peters also miss out

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BROOKLYN, NY – There were no medals for the Caribbean on the sixth day of...

EDUCATION

LETTERS TO EDITOR

RANK YOUR CHOICE!

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RANK YOUR CHOICE! by Anthony Beckford - Community Leader & Candidate to the 45th Council District           Our city...

About Protest and Return. by Lou Cespedes

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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

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

REBECCA CHATTERAM

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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

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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

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

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BUSINESS

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Summer Movies Return to Prospect Park

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        SHOWTIME® presentsSummer Movies Under the StarsBrooklyn Magazine, Prospect Park Alliance, and Brooklyn Borough President's Office Host Annual Series kicking off July 29 on the Long MeadowScreenings include Black Panther, Goonies, Jumanji + Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse.BROOKLYN, July 16, 2021 -- Summer is back in Prospect...

Statement from Anthony Beckford regarding recent Police Brutality Incident

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Statement from Anthony Beckford regarding the NYPD brutalizing an innocent Black Man on the Train:"On July 6, 2021, around 6 pm, 6 to 7 NYPD Officers swarmed, ganged up on, and tased an innocent Young Black Man by the name of David Crowell, who...

Lions Clubs Elect New International President- Douglas X. Alexander

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Lions Clubs from over 200 countries voted for Douglas X. Alexander as their 2021-2022 International President.  Alexander is a proud Brooklynite who has been serving as a Lion for over 35 years with the Bedford Stuyvesant Lions Club.  On the corporate side, Douglas X. Alexander is...

Bermuda faces Guyana in the Gold Cup warm-up

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – Bermuda, and Guyana will get the chance to fine-tune preparations for CONCACAF Gold Cup assignments when they meet in a behind-closed-doors warm-up game here later on Monday. Bermuda faces Barbados here on Friday while Guyana takes on Guatemala on Saturday in a...

Prominent calypso lyricist dies

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Culture and Arts Minister, Randall Mitchell, has paid tribute to the prolific calypso writer Winsford “Joker” Devine, who died earlier on Tuesday. He was 77 years old. Devine, who was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of...

POETRY CORNER

Nine writers announced on the long list for the Caribbean Literature award

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ORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Writers from five different Caribbean territories have been longlisted for the 2021 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, sponsored...

“Unfiltered,” to be released this month

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Shay and Kay Productions is a full-service production company, and there is so much buzz and excitement around their new release, "Unfiltered," which will...

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

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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...

RESTAURANT & DINING

LIPS Cafe: Jamane Weekes answers the call!

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 By Lou Cespedes Back in April of this year, I walked into LIPS Café (IG @lipscafe_) for the first time. It’s located on Nostrand between Linden Blvd and Martense. I was there that day because I was working with the owner Jamane Weekes who volunteered to help feed frontline...

Footprints Café’s Executive Master Chef

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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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