COMMENTARY

British Royal Navy delivers 75 tons of aid to volcano-ravaged St. Vincent & the Grenadines

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LONDON, – The British Government said says the Royal Navy has delivered 75 tons of...

Housing versus Homeowner

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by Lou Cespedes –  Recently, as I was walking back from petitioning, I approached a homeowner....

What’s in the cards after the pandemic?

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by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert How serious can we take the various messages and forecasts about the...

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UN chief urges debt relief extension for Caribbean middle-income countries

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BROOKLYN, NY– United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called for debt relief extension for the...

Jumaane D. Williams wants legislation to protect Caribbean nationals from immigration enforcement

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NEW YORK, NY – Caribbean American New York City Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams has called...

Flights between the Dominican Republic and Canada to resume in November

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BROOKLYN, NY  – The head of the Civil Aviation Board (JAC) in the Dominican Republic, José...

Group of Haitian nationals attacked in Honduras

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BROOKLYN, NY – The authorities in the Central American nation of Honduras investigate the circumstances...

Government hits back at “false” claims in Guyana that PM Rowley said Sputnik V vaccine unsafe

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad– The Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs condemned what it said...

Jamaica to get some of the initial 25 million COVID-19 vaccine doses being donated by the US

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KINGSTON, Jamaica– Jamaica is poised to benefit from the United States donation of an initial...

Barbados to get European Investment Bank financing for healthcare and COVID-response

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing Euro 50 million (One Euro=US...

Government is looking towards a restructured CAL in the post COVID era in Trinidad

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Trinidad and Tobago government provided US$100 million in subsidies...

Haitian American lawyer bids for Civil Court judgeship in NY

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NEW YORK, NY – Haitian American lawyer Cassandra Aimée Johnson, who has built her life’s work...

US Coast Guard repatriates 20 Haitian migrants to Haiti

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The United States Coast Guard says the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence crew repatriated 20 Haitian...

Government declares nationwide flooding a national disaster

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana -President Irfaan Ali proclaimed that the floods across Guyana had reached the stage...

St. Lucia says the tourism sector is rebounding in the COVID era

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CASTRIES, St. Lucia –The St. Lucia government says the tourism sector is continuing to rebound,...

POLITICAL SPOTLIGHT

Haitian American lawyer bids for Civil Court judgeship in NY

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NEW YORK, NY – Haitian American lawyer Cassandra Aimée Johnson, who has built her life’s work...

Grenada Labour Union boss says he will not be intimidated

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ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – President of the Grenada Union of Teachers (GUT), Jude Bartholomew, says...

US pledges to work with new Haitian Prime Minister

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PORT AU Prince, Haiti – The United States says it is looking forward to working...

CCJ ruling in election treating case “a victory for Dominica” – lawyer for Opposition candidates

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BROOKLYN, NY – The Caribbean Court of Justice’s (CCJ) decision to reinstate a criminal complaint...

32BJ SEIU ENDORSES ERIC ADAMS FOR MAYOR

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New York, NY– 32BJ SEIU endorsed Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams for mayor today, giving...

Regional leaders urge Haiti to hold elections “as soon as possible.”

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BROOKLYN, NY – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders have called on Haitian President Jovenel Moise to...

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COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION

US Coast Guard repatriates 20 Haitian migrants to Haiti

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The United States Coast Guard says the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence crew repatriated 20 Haitian...

Caribbean American congresswoman urges Google to conduct an audit on racial equity

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NEW YORK, NY – Caribbean American Democratic Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke, has joined several US...

St. Lucia says the tourism sector is rebounding in the COVID era

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CASTRIES, St. Lucia –The St. Lucia government says the tourism sector is continuing to rebound,...

HEALTH

Government hits back at “false” claims in Guyana that PM Rowley said Sputnik V vaccine unsafe

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad– The Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs condemned what it said...

Jamaica to get some of the initial 25 million COVID-19 vaccine doses being donated by the US

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KINGSTON, Jamaica– Jamaica is poised to benefit from the United States donation of an initial...

UN worried at the number of Venezuelans displaced by COVID, economic crisis

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United Nations: United Nations humanitarians say there is a need for more excellent international support for vulnerable...

SPORTS

Windies win toss, fielding vs. South Africa – 1st day, 2nd...

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GROS ISLET, St Lucia – West Indies won the toss and sent South Africa in to bat on the opening day of the second...

King cameo helps leaders Islamabad takedown Sammy’s Zalmi

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates– West Indies white ball discard Brandon King produced a starring role for Islamabad United. They beat Daren Sammy’s Peshawar...

Patience with rookie batting lineup critical warns Holder

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GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Former captain Jason Holder has urged patience with West Indies’ “inexperienced” batting lineup in the wake of the heavy...

Steady Brathwaite helps Bears march to third straight win

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NORTHAMPTON, England– Out-of-favour West Indies star, Carlos Brathwaite, produced another steady, if not spectacular all-around performance, as his Birmingham Bears won their third on...

TRAVEL

Flights between the Dominican Republic and Canada to resume in November

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BROOKLYN, NY  – The head of the Civil Aviation Board (JAC) in the Dominican Republic, José...

Group of Haitian nationals attacked in Honduras

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BROOKLYN, NY – The authorities in the Central American nation of Honduras investigate the circumstances...

St. Lucia says the tourism sector is rebounding in the COVID era

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CASTRIES, St. Lucia –The St. Lucia government says the tourism sector is continuing to rebound,...

US Coast Guard repatriates Cuban migrants

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MIAMI,  – The United States Coast Guard says crew members from its cutter Kathleen Moore...

US extends TPS for Haitians for 18 months

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BROOKLYN, NY– The Joe Biden administration in the United States on Saturday announced a new...

Reefs in the Caribbean facing heat stress condition

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) says the heat...

IMMIGRATION

ENTERTAINMENT

Libation2021 and the return of IAA Festival at 50

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“LIBATION 2021” - The Opening Ceremony for the INTERNATIONAL AFRICAN ARTS FESTIVAL (IAAFestival) “HAMSINI NI DHAHABU” - Swahili...

US Mayor names Vincentian American poet laureate

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LOS ANGELES Los Angeles, California Mayor Eric Garcetti, named Vincentian American Lynne Thompson as the...

Footballer, Wilson celebrates birthday early with Sutton winner

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BROOKLYN, NY – Donovan Wilson received an early birthday present by firing home the only...

Jamaica Joins Forces With Ziggy Marley for Promotion

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KINGSTON, JAMAICA – Jamaica has joined forces with reggae icon Ziggy Marley and accommodation partner Moon Palace...

“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...

No Carnival in 2021 for Grenadians

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By Linda Straker Brooklyn, NY: There will be no Carnival celebrations this year, even if 60 percent...

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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WHAT'S HAPPENING

Haitian American lawyer bids for Civil Court judgeship in NY

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NEW YORK, NY – Haitian American lawyer Cassandra Aimée Johnson, who has built her life’s work around helping others, says she is ready to sit as a judge in Civil Court in Queens, New York.  Johnson – the daughter of a Haitian immigrant who currently works...

Libation2021 and the return of IAA Festival at 50

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“LIBATION 2021” - The Opening Ceremony for the INTERNATIONAL AFRICAN ARTS FESTIVAL (IAAFestival) “HAMSINI NI DHAHABU” - Swahili for Fifty is Gold - is the theme for the 50th Annual International African Arts Festival, Brooklyn’s premier cultural event, which will return live this summer. LIBATION 2021, the Festival’s opening...

Grenada Labour Union boss says he will not be intimidated

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ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – President of the Grenada Union of Teachers (GUT), Jude Bartholomew, says he will not be intimidated after he was released from a police station on Saturday night “This is the proudest moment in my life…we have to stay firm,” he said,...

THE BROOKLYN CARIBBEAN LITERARY FESTIVAL 2021

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A Tapestry of Words and Worlds September 10-12th, 2021 The BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Caribbean-American Writers' Prize and Award for Writers in the Caribbean Brooklyn, NY, April 13, 2021 - The third annual Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival is calling all writers of fiction in the North American Diaspora and the Caribbean...

CROWN HEIGHTS’ LIONS DOATE FACE SHIELDS

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  By Carlyle Harry PROJECT-NAME, Stopping the spread while Fighting the Pandemic.The members of the Brooklyn Crown Heights Lions Club in continuing their COVID-19 awareness projects, recently donated a case of face shields to the Guyana  United Youth Development Association (GUYDA) in order facilitate their initiative...

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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