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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,...

Gov’t has to resign and call elections in 3 months – PM

Following Friday evening’s passage of the No-confidence Motion filed by the People’s Progressive Party (PPP)...

382,000 Green Card Jeopardy

By Michael Derek Roberts In a serious blow to potential immigrants wanting to join their families...

Cocaine bust: US Coast Guard seizes $30 million in cocaine in Eastern Caribbean

(BROOKLYN, New York): CARIBBEAN TIMES has learned that the US Coast Guard and Caribbean Border...

St. Lucia scoffs at SVG’s weed bill

(BROOKLYN, New York): Chairman of the Cannabis Movement in St. Lucia, Andre ‘Pancho’ de Caires, has...

Amnesty International welcomes decrease in Caribbean death sentences

SAINT Lucia is among five English-speaking Caribbean countries that have commuted their remaining death sentences...

Mighty Shadow Out For 77

A Tribute By Michael Derek Roberts In African culture when someone dies there is celebration in...

BUSINESS

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...

University of the West Indies to receive millions in reparations payments

The University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom has agreed to pay £200 million in...

HEALTH

Free feminine hygiene products for inmates

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

Jamaica and Cuba sign agreement to extend Eye Care Program

Jamaicans will continue to benefit from eye care services provided by Cuban health professionals for...

Republicans now love Obamacare

(BROOKLYN, New York): In a quixotic development triggered by a Texas judge’s recent ruling that...

IMMIGRATION

ENTERTAINMENT

neighborhood beat

Globe Trotters’ Performance The original Harlem Globetrotters will be performing from 7.00 p.m. on Thursday, December...

Footprints Café’s classic Sunday retro jazz present Andy Bassford & The Jazz Conspiracy

Chances are that if you love Jamaican Reggae Music then you’ve heard the legendary guitarist...

Buju Banton first show set for March 16 in Kingston, Jamaica

To the delight of thousands of Buju Banton fans in Jamaica, and elsewhere, the entertainers...

POLITICAL SPOTLIGHT

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...

Mid-Term Elections Guide

With Michael Derek Roberts This November 6, the 2018 United States mid-term elections will take place....

Rowley In CARICOM Flood Aid Spat

(BROOKLYN, New York): – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley criticized persons whom he said had...

LETTERS TO EDITOR

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...

SUPPORTING TREES!

Dear Editor, I consider it essential and necessary to stand with others who are against the...

ME  $TOO !

Dear Editor, If Mayor DeBlasio could have all of his legal fees paid by New York...

SEEKING ASSYLUM?

Dear Editor, I wish to point out that Assylum should not be sought by job-seekers. Assylum are...

COMMENTARY

A Behemoth comes, poverty reigns

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

The demise of Democracy

By Michael Derek Roberts We live in dangerous and politically perilous times. Today, a pervasive and...

WFT’s Maurice Mitchell: Exciting times for progressives

WFT’s Maurice Mitchell: Exciting times for progressives The Working Families Party (WFP) is basking in the...

COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION

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...

A Behemoth comes, poverty reigns

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

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...

TRAVEL

382,000 Green Card Jeopardy

By Michael Derek Roberts In a serious blow to potential immigrants wanting to join their families...

Cayman Islands offers amnesty for illegal residents

The Department of Immigration has announced the start of a month-long amnesty that will enable...

$2.7Billion immigrant detainee price tag

An Investigative Report By Michael Derek Roberts The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will spend an estimated...

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FAREWELL–41st. (you)

You have left us Mr.President , You left at the designated hour. You are visiting the tower, You are going to join Barbara. You had us brave the weather many days of December, You made us hear...

THE ELECTIONS!

After November sixth, Congress is fixed. With the Democratic Party  gaining victory? The determined souls turned out to the polls. They casted their ballots as true Patriots. Call It the Health-Care one, Preserving pre-conditions. Those were elections that returned power to citizens and...

“Columbus Lie”  

The man with the Santa Maria Was as great as a man can be He sailed down to Venezuela For another discovery He said he discovered new lands And he thought I wouldn’t know He discovered a...

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...

WHAT'S HAPPENING

neighborhood beat

Globe Trotters’ Performance The original Harlem Globetrotters will be performing from 7.00 p.m. on Thursday, December 27th in Brooklyn. KWANZAA’s Anniversary The New York Association of Kwaida in conjunction with the International Arts Festival will host a fifty-second Kwanzaa Anniversary from 2.00 p.m. on Saturday, December 29th...

Neighborhood beat

A community event calendar that lets you know what’s going on in and around your neighborhood — compiled by Carlyle Harry Bayview Association Meets The Bay View Houses Community Association is meeting on Thursday, November 29th, from 7.00 p.m. at 5955 Shore Parkway....For information, call 347-216-5909. * My...

“Playing Mas” Can Be Fun – If You Know How

The Art Of Mas Its Caribbean carnival time again! And everybody will be getting down and playing mas on Eastern Parkway this Labor Day. But take it from an expert you can have real fun at carnival time – if you know how to play...

WILLIAMS’ INTERN CLASS VISITS CITY HALL

The summer Intern class at Council Member Jumaane D. Williams' office recently had the opportunity to observe the operations of New York's City Government up close. In particular, they witnessed on a trip to City Hall for the Council's Stated Meetings, how large amounts of...

Wine & Sweets Fest

Get the staycation going right and let the vineyard touring come to you at this unlimited wine tasting festival! This Wine & Sweets Fest is your chance to sip a selection of wines curated by a NYC wine professional and indulge in unique offerings from...