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Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Wins Big At Caribbean Readers’ Choice Awards

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Wins Big At Caribbean Readers’ Choice Awards (BROOKLYN, New York) – St. Maarten received...

How Hospitals Are Failing Black Mothers

How Hospitals Are Failing Black Mothers A ProPublica analysis shows that women who deliver at hospitals...

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...

POLITICAL SPOTLIGHT

Jamaican government saved millions on oil imports

BROOKLYN, NY – The Jamaica government says Wigton Windfarm Limited, the state-owned energy company, which went...

Lapin Is Haiti’s New Prime Minister

Lapin Is Haiti’s New Prime Minister   (BROOKLYN, New York): Haitian President Jovenel Moise confirmed the...

Me too, you too

By now most people should be aware of the recent controversy surrounding former US Vice-President...

President Moise confirms Lapin as Haiti’s new prime minister

BROOKLYN, NY– ON Tuesday, Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise announced Jean Michel Lapin, who once served...

Edward King In Civil Court Race U.S. Army Veteran. 35 Years of Legal Practice. Sports Enthusiast and Family Man

Edward King In Civil Court Race U.S. Army Veteran. 35 Years of Legal Practice. Sports Enthusiast...

Domestic Violence Act passed

By Carlyle Harry The New York State Senate recently passed legislation that was sponsored by Senator...

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Domestic Violence Act passed

By Carlyle Harry The New York State Senate recently passed legislation that was sponsored by Senator...

Haitian ambassador seeks help on Wall Street

(BROOKLYN, New York): In a plea to help the Haiti crisis, that is presently engulfing...

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...

HEALTH

T&T Health Minister worried at the rising of anti-vaccine lobby

BROOKLYN, NY – Health Minister Terrance Deyalsingh Friday said the anti-vaccine lobby is gaining ground...

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...

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

Buju Banton unable to enter T&T legally – Security Minister to grant an exemption

BROOKLYN, NY– National Security Minister Stuart Young says he is prepared to give Buju Banton...

Jimmy Cliff could have a statue erected in his honor

Last month during a function renaming Gloucester Avenue, the Hip Strip, In Montego Bay as...

Buju’s next stop is T&T on April 21

After thrilling audiences in sold out concerts in Jamaica and The Bahamas last month, Jamaica’s...

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...

SPORTS

Selectors name squad for Ireland Tri-Nations

BROOKLYN, NY – West Indies selectors last Friday named a 14-man squad for the Tri-Nations Series in Ireland involving Bangladesh. The squad will be led...

Barbados’ football exec returns as CONCACAF VP

BROOKLYN, NY– Barbados Football Association head, Randy Harris, has been re-elected vice-president of the continental governing body, CONCACAF. The veteran administrator, who is also president...

Reggae Boy Morgan on target again in Foxes win

BROOKLYN, NY  – Veteran Jamaica international, Wes Morgan, scored his second goal in as many matches for Leicester City as they dominated Bournemouth 2-0...

Bermuda’s coach Lightbourne hails Bermuda’s historic CONCACAF victory

BROOKLYN, NY– National coach Kyle Lightbourne applauded Bermuda after they came from behind to beat hosts Dominican Republic 3-1 in their final CONCACAF Nations...

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

Manipulating admissions

REMINDER Readers at the commencement of this article, let me remind that wide media-publicity has already...

The race for Brooklyn’s 45th council district

Little Haiti, County Hubris and Politricks By Simon Templar Everyone knows that Brooklyn politics is both a...

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Wins Big At Caribbean Readers’ Choice Awards

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Wins Big At Caribbean Readers’ Choice Awards (BROOKLYN, New York) – St. Maarten received...

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Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Wins Big At Caribbean Readers’ Choice Awards

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Wins Big At Caribbean Readers’ Choice Awards (BROOKLYN, New York) – St. Maarten received seven distinctions in USA Today’s 2019 10Best Caribbean Readers’ Choice Awards. The Friendly Island and several of its stakeholders were acknowledged across six categories, including “Best Island for Romance,”...

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...

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...