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Congresswoman Yvette Clarke co-authors Dream, Promise Act

Congresswoman Yvette Clarke co-authors Dream, Promise Act   BROOKLYN, NY – Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke...

Velazquez attacks gun violence

(BROOKLYN, New York): Crime statistics show that both murders and shooting incidents have shot up...

Grenada’s Mr. Killa is new ISM Monarch

Back in 2013 an unknown Grenada calypsonian burst onto the Trinidad and Tobago Soca scene....

BVI citizens elect new Government

(BROOKLYN, New York: – The British Virgin Islands will have a totally new administration after...

BP Adams takes aim at Medicare crime

(BROOKLYN, New York): Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, recently launched a borough-wide Senior Medicare...

Clarke: TPS Extension A Good Thing

(BROOKLYN, New York): Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has welcomed the recent Trump Administration’s decision...

Millions of High School teens abuse drugs and alcohol

By Simon Templar It’s a silent epidemic that nobody speaks about. Parents literally bury their heads...

Brooklyn’s political maverick

Jumaane’s been an advocate for the public for the last 20 years as both a...

Dr. Anthony to deliver Maurice Bishop lecture in Grenada

(BROOKLYN, New York):– Former St. Lucia prime minister Dr. Kenny Anthony will deliver the fourth...

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...

POLITICAL SPOTLIGHT

Jamaica’s opposition party again criticizes the inequalities of the government’s budget

BROOKLYN, NY– The People’ National Party (PNP) says the government’s tax policy as outlined by...

IMF reaches provisional agreement on multi-million dollar loan for Haiti

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation is ending a two-week visit to Haiti on Friday...

Jumaane Williams: A maverick and activist is Public Advocate

A new sheriff in town An Analysis by Michael Derek Roberts He’s unabashedly and refreshingly candid. He...

Tulloch tackles “quality of life” issue

By Anna Brown The hallmark of a great political leader is the ability to do “retail...

BVI citizens elect new Government

(BROOKLYN, New York: – The British Virgin Islands will have a totally new administration after...

Barbados opposition: Gov’t get down to business

(BROOKLYN, New York): The main opposition Democratic Labor Party (DLP) is calling on the ruling...

COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION

Grenada’s representative to UN to spearhead Special Committee on Decolonization

(BROOKLYN, New York): The Special Committee on the situation with regard to the Implementation of...

Hurricane Irma leaves Barbuda: a ghost town with no inhabitants; first time in 300 years

Someone once said that hurricanes are the terrorists in the Caribbean region. And as these...

Barbados PM: More public sector “pink slips” coming

(BROOKLYN, New York)– In more bad news for Bajan public workers and state-owned enterprises, Prime...

HEALTH

Millions of High School teens abuse drugs and alcohol

By Simon Templar It’s a silent epidemic that nobody speaks about. Parents literally bury their heads...

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...

IMMIGRATION

TRAVEL

USVI’s: New floating bar

(BROOKLYN, New York): They’ve long been in the pantheon of floating bars in the Caribbean:...

St Kitts-Nevis judge throws out passport case against Douglas

(BROOKLYN, New York): Leader of theSt. Kitts and Nevis opposition and former Prime Minister Dr....

Projected 2019 Carib Tourism Growth 6-7 Percent

Projected 2019 Carib Tourism Growth 6-7 Percent (BROOKLYN, New York): The Caribbean tourism sector is...

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

by Dave Rodney A New York based marketing executive says her dream cruise to the Caribbean...

2018: Record-Breaking Arrivals for Cayman Islands

2018: Record-Breaking Arrivals for Cayman Islands   (BROOKLYN, New York): Following a rebound year for Caribbean travel...

The Jamaica Tourist Board was recently voted the best tourism board

"The Jamaica Tourist Board was recently voted" The Jamaica Tourist Board was recently voted the best...

EDUCATION

ENTERTAINMENT

T&T Junior Extempo crown

(BROOKLYN, New York): Phillip, who has been visually-impaired since the age of 10, won the Junior...

2019 National Calypso Monarch competition

1. Ronaldo London - ‘Man’s Imagination’ 2. Karene Asche - ‘Loco and Broco’ 3. Helon Francis -...

Ronaldo London is new Calypso Monarch

The versatile and talented Ronaldo London is the new Trinidad and Tobago Calypso Monarch. London, who...

Grenada’s Mr. Killa is new ISM Monarch

Back in 2013 an unknown Grenada calypsonian burst onto the Trinidad and Tobago Soca scene....

Chalkdust out of 2019 Calypso Monarch competition in T&T Carnival

Nine-time Calypso Monarch, Dr. Hollis “Mighty Chalkdust” Liverpool is not among the list of finalists...

Trinidad & Tobago film industry headed for major change

Trinidad & Tobago film industry headed for major change Last week a major change unfolded for...

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...

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...

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...

SUPPORTING TREES!

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

COMMENTARY

Bumblers, bunglers and buffoons

A sililoquy by Abraxas Call me cynical. Call me intellectually arrogant or label me just uncomfortably...

Ideology versus $REALITY…

Readers, the AMAZON (Valentine’s Day) reversal of its decision to make further investments in New...

Third party tremors (again)

The announcement by  former Starbucks’ Chairman--Howard Schultz that he is considering a run for U.S.President...

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HOUSE MUSIC FANS HEAD TO JAMAICA FOR 5-DAY DANCE PARTY

HOUSE MUSIC FANS HEAD TO JAMAICA FOR 5-DAY DANCE PARTY by Dave Rodney, Caribbean Times Writer This March, there will be no shortage of entertainment and sport activities on the island of Jamaica. As soon as the Buju Banton concert in Kingston is over and done,...

HOW SEX, DRUGS, MONEY & FAME IMPACTED HIS LIFE- NEW TEDDY PENDERGRASS MOVIE

HOW SEX, DRUGS, MONEY & FAME IMPACTED HIS LIFE- NEW TEDDY PENDERGRASS MOVIE by Dave Rodney, Contributing Writer to Caribbean Times The riveting life story of Teddy Pendergrass is now on television screens and in cinemas, thanks to the vision of a persistent British film director...

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...

POETRY CORNER

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

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...

poem: You can succeed

You can succeed   You can indeed succeed today In every great and possible way Success in your goals and plans Can be at the palm of your hands   You can succeed in all that you do For...

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...