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CARICOM places temporary ban on poultry from the United Kingdom

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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua,– Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries have placed a temporary ban on...

No nation accepts non-nationals without due process

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, – The Trinidad and Tobago government Friday said it...

Budget day in Grenada is December 2

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ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – The Grenada government will be presenting the 2020-21 national...

This is a matter, not for the OAS, but the people of Trinidad and Tobago

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By Peter Richards PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Trinidad...

No support for anti-gang legislation

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BROOKLYN, NY– Police Commissioner Gary Griffith says “petty politics” took precedence as opposition...

Murray, onboards and train essential service providers in OSHA’s amended CDC approved practices

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PROSPECT CLEANING SERVICE Ingrid Murray is an accomplished accountant, enterprising...

Government to review the long-term national development plan

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BROOKLYN, NY– The Government is reviewing the strategic implementation of the country’s long-term National...

Opposition remains confident of victory in election petitions

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Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon, Friday remained confident that the opposition coalition will be successful in the two election petitions challenging the results of the disputed March 2 regional and general elections even as the ruling party moves to get them struck off by the High Court.

Opposition coalition presents a motion to Parliament regarding “hate” crimes in Guyana

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The main opposition group, the coalition of A Partnership for...

Jamaica records near 12 percent economic decline in the three-month period

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) Wednesday said that the island...

Visitors on yacht test positive for COVID in Grenada, while more measures for entry into Bermuda

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ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, – Two individuals quarantined on a yacht in the Grenadine...

CCRIF pays out millions to Nicaragua

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands –The Caribbean Catastrophic Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) Tuesday said...

POLITICAL SPOTLIGHT

What goes for the goose will also have to go for the gander

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana, – Acting Chief Justice, Roxane George, Tuesday adjourned to November 30,...

Opposition remains confident of victory in election petitions

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Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon, Friday remained confident that the opposition coalition will be successful in the two election petitions challenging the results of the disputed March 2 regional and general elections even as the ruling party moves to get them struck off by the High Court.

St. Vincent diplomat remains reformer of UN Security Council

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 St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the United Nations, Inga Rhonda King,...

Caribbean American Public Advocate wants more polling sites for early voting

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NEW YORK, Oct. 25, CMC – Caribbean American Democratic New York City Public...

Major political parties to contest all 15 seats in the general election

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The two major political parties Tuesday nominated candidates to contest all 15 seats...

CARICOM divided on the vote on Venezuela at OAS

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Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries were divided on the issue of “free and fair”...

COMMENTARY

Gloria’s Fall

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By Lou CespedesExactly one year ago, I wrote on the pages of this...

WHAT YOU ARE REALLY WORTH?

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By Lou Cespedes In 2017, at a Community Board 17...

BLACK MONEY MATTERS!

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By Lou Cespedes As we discuss the future of the...

COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION

President Laura Walker Honored by Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

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In addition to Walker, this year’s virtual gala will honor David Adjaye, architect;...

Antigua and Barbuda renew call for access to financing on concessional terms

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Antigua and Barbuda Wednesday said countries in the Caribbean are seeking “breathing space...

FLOWING HEARTS INC. LAUNCHES FUNDRAISER TO HELP FIGHT TECH POVERTY IN JAMAICA

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FLOWING HEARTS INC. LAUNCHES ‘THE LAND OF SPRINGS FUNDRAISER TO HELP FIGHT TECH...

HEALTH

CARICOM places temporary ban on poultry from the United Kingdom

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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua,– Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries have placed a temporary ban on...

Murray, onboards and train essential service providers in OSHA’s amended CDC approved practices

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PROSPECT CLEANING SERVICE Ingrid Murray is an accomplished accountant, enterprising...

Government to review the long-term national development plan

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BROOKLYN, NY– The Government is reviewing the strategic implementation of the country’s long-term National...

IMMIGRATION

TRAVEL

No nation accepts non-nationals without due process

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, – The Trinidad and Tobago government Friday said it...

Government to review the long-term national development plan

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BROOKLYN, NY– The Government is reviewing the strategic implementation of the country’s long-term National...

Visitors on yacht test positive for COVID in Grenada, while more measures for entry into Bermuda

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ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, – Two individuals quarantined on a yacht in the Grenadine...

Missing Person Alert

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Good Day,I am writing to share an urgent message with your news platform. There...

Bahamas removes mandatory 14-day quarantine requirements

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The Bahamas government has removed the mandatory 14-day quarantine allowing visitors to the...

Jamaica to launch a new insurance scheme to benefit tourists

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Jamaica says it has developed the first end-to-end insurance program for tourists traveling...

EDUCATION

ENTERTAINMENT

Montserrat’s 2020 Alliouagana Festival of the Word Goes Virtual

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Montserrat’s 2020 Alliouagana Festival of the Word Goes Virtual BRADES, Montserrat - The 12th edition of the Alliouagana Festival of...

Cottrell, the villain, Archer the hero as Royals, seal record run chase.

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 West Indies fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell gave up 30 runs in a critical...

Calling A Village to Action

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By Lou Cespedes At the height of the Black Lives Matter protests earlier this summer, Governor...

Steelpan Must Broaden Influence

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(BROOKLYN, New York): Widening steelpan offerings to include classical music and more events staged in...

Lewis Hamilton Limps Home to Take Seventh Silverstone Win

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BROOKLYN, NY – Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton won his third straight race and a...

Trinidad’s Vanguard Melly Rose Makes Doing The Right Thing “Body Good” With Powerful Single

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The social butterfly for justice hailing from the beautiful islands of Trinidad and Tobago AKA...

SPORTS

Innovative “A” team tour to expand opportunities, says CWI’s Grave

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Cricket West Indies believes its decision to incorporate two four-day “Tests” into the upcoming tour of New Zealand will pay dividends by...

Boyce, BFA collaborate on women’s development program

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Former Barbados captain Emmerson Boyce has urged football authorities here to accelerate the development of women’s football and has collaborated with the...

Injury leaves Henry in doubt for Windies tour

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A broken thumb has put fast bowler Matt Henry in doubt for the upcoming series against West Indies starting next month.

Players mental health crises in COVID-19 environment: Holder

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West Indies Test captain Jason Holder has warned that players' mental health could be at risk if adjustments are not made to...

LETTERS TO EDITOR

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...

The First Plague; Language. by Lou Cespedes

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

OBITUARY

 

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BUSINESS

WHAT'S HAPPENING

No support for anti-gang legislation

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BROOKLYN, NY– Police Commissioner Gary Griffith says “petty politics” took precedence as opposition United National Congress (UNC) legislators on Friday night failed to support an extension of the Anti-Gang legislation the police had said was necessary for the continued fight against criminal...

Murray, onboards and train essential service providers in OSHA’s amended CDC approved practices

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PROSPECT CLEANING SERVICE Ingrid Murray is an accomplished accountant, enterprising entrepreneur, and distinguished businesswoman who currently serves as the President and Director of Facilities for Prospect Cleaning Service – a family-owned company with her husband, Courtney Murray.

CCRIF pays out millions to Nicaragua

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands –The Caribbean Catastrophic Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) Tuesday said it would make a payment of US$10.7 million to the Nicaragua government following the destruction caused by the passage of a Tropical Cyclone. “As is customary...

FLOWING HEARTS INC. LAUNCHES FUNDRAISER TO HELP FIGHT TECH POVERTY IN JAMAICA

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FLOWING HEARTS INC. LAUNCHES ‘THE LAND OF SPRINGS FUNDRAISER TO HELP FIGHT TECH POVERTY ON THE ISLAND OF JAMAICA NEW YORK – Flowing Hearts Inc. a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower underprivileged children in the United States and the Caribbean...

HARLEM SCHOOL OF THE ARTS COMPLETES $9.5 MILLION-DOLLAR

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BUILDING TRANSFORMATION  Dorothy Maynor made the arts accessible to the young people in Harlem. Herb Alpert gave them a space worthy of the art they create  Harlem, New York (November 9, 2020)…Work on...

POETRY CORNER

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 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

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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

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...

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...