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Bacchanal! Labor Day Carnival Is 52 Years “Young”

Bacchanal! Labor Day Carnival Is 52 Years “Young” Do not mistake Caribbean, Trinidad-style carnival for the American...

State of Emergency Declared in Kingston, Jamaica

BROOKLYN, NY– The second state of emergency (SOE) has been declared in Jamaica, this time...

African Intelligence by Sprayground

This A.I. The collection is a project inspired by the Royalty, Pride, Love, and Power...

CRUSHAL Mr1 Luv – Showcase his fashion style

Style is about setting you apart from Joe Average without showing off or being  "dandy"...

Haitian Culture Comes Alive at Sans-Souci

     Haitian Culture Comes Alive at Sans-Souci                                  UNI Joins Forces With the Consulate General of...

Trinidadian arrested as US officials foil terror plot

(BROOKLYN, New York):  – A Trinidadian-born man has been accused in the United States of plotting...

Cuba Gets Oil from Venezuela

(BROOKLYN, New York):  The Venezuelan government has vowed to continue to fulfil its oil commitments...

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....

POLITICAL SPOTLIGHT

Haiti’s Parliament to Debate Motion to Indict President Moise for Treason

BROOKLYN, NY – The Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Gary Bodeau, says a motion...

St. Vincent and Grenadines to Get First Female Head of State, Susan Dougan

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says he has written to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth requesting that...

President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta to Pay State Visit to Jamaica

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya will pay a three-day State visit to Jamaica as the...

Cuba: So You Won’t See the Truth

It’s been more than twenty years since I visited my parents’ homeland. As Cubans we...

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...

COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION

The Unabated Onslaught of Gun Violence in America, Enabled by Easy Access to Guns

The Unabated Onslaught of Gun Violence in America, Enabled by Easy Access to Guns By Gerry...

BP Adams Holds Pow-Wow on Brooklyn Jail Plan

BP Adams Holds Pow-Wow on Brooklyn Jail Plan (BROOKLYN, New York):  – Dozens of Brooklyn residents gathered...

Black-Flight: Tax Redlining and Gentrification

Black-Flight: Tax Redlining and Gentrification   by Lou Cespedes Recently during a walk, a Haitian neighbor and...

HEALTH

New Project to Detect Sickle Cell in New-Born Babies in OECS

BROOKLYN, NY – The St. Lucia-based Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) said Monday that...

Belize Reporting an Increase in Dengue Cases

BROOKLYN, NY –Belize is reporting a 10 percent increase in the number of confirmed dengue...

MEASLES OUTBREAK

MEASLES OUTBREAK 236 cases In NYS and over 700 nation wide By Simon Templar SPECIAL TO CARIBBEAN TIMES...

IMMIGRATION

TRAVEL

Cuba: So You Won’t See the Truth

Cuba: So You Won’t See the Truth It’s been more than twenty years since I visited...

GRENADA’S GRAND ANSE BEACH RATED BEST IN THE WORLD

GRENADA’S GRAND ANSE BEACH RATED BEST IN THE WORLD  The 2 Mile Stretch of Milky White...

JAMAICA SUPPORTIVE OF TRAVEL CHALLENGES IN NEARBY DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Tourism is big business in the Dominican Republic. About 2.7 million Americans visit the beautiful...

Barbados on track for another record year of tourist arrivals

BROOKLYN, NY– The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI) says the island remains on track to...

Restoring the Caribbean to the paradise it used to be

When people think of the Caribbean, it’s the turquoise seas, clean beaches, coral reefs teeming...

Cuba To US: Show Us The Proof

  Cuba To US: Show Us The Proof (BROOKLYN, New York): Cuba is challenging the Trump administration...

EDUCATION

ENTERTAINMENT

Bacchanal! Labor Day Carnival Is 52 Years “Young”

Bacchanal! Labor Day Carnival Is 52 Years “Young” Do not mistake Caribbean, Trinidad-style carnival for the American...

Sean Paul Will Receive The Order of Distinction

BROOKLYN, NY– Every year, Jamaicans who have contributed positively to the country’s development and growth,...

143 Jamaicans Will To Receive National Honors and Awards on National Heroes Day

BROOKLYN, NY – Each year, scores of Jamaicans are honored on National Heroes Day, the...

Grenada PM Warns Against Indecent Behavior During Carnival Celebrations

BROOKLYN, NY – Prime Minister of Grenada Dr. Keith Mitchell is warning against lewd and...

Meet Marie Coke, an Exciting New Voice in R&B and Reggae

Meet Marie Coke, an Exciting New Voice in R&B and Reggae  Up and comer Marie Coke...

GEORGE CROOKS – JAMAICAN BORN, NYC BASED EVENT PROMOTER EXTRAORDINAIRE 

GEORGE CROOKS - JAMAICAN BORN, NYC BASED EVENT PROMOTER EXTRAORDINAIRE  Jamaican born, New York based concert...

SPORTS

Chris Gayle Surpasses 13,000 T20 Runs to Secure Jamaica Tallawahs Win

BROOKLYN, NY – Veteran opener Chris Gayle surpassed 13,000 Twenty20 runs as Jamaica Tallawahs broke a four-game losing skid with a four-wicket victory over...

Grenadian Anderson Peters and Barbadian Shane Brathwaite Win Gold in Javelin...

BROOKLYN, NY – Grenadian Anderson Peters broke an eight-year-old record as he captured his country’s first-ever gold at the Pan Am Games by winning...

Jamaica Return to their Winning Ways While T&T’s Struggle Continues in...

BROOKLYN, NY – Jamaica finally returned to their winning ways with a convincing victory over Scotland but Trinidad and Tobago remained winless in the...

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...

LETTERS TO EDITOR

Does island living prevent suicide?

Does island living prevent suicide? Sun, sand, and sea. Exotic fruits and veggies. Eating and enjoying....

BP Adams Holds Pow-Wow on Brooklyn Jail Plan

BP Adams Holds Pow-Wow on Brooklyn Jail Plan (BROOKLYN, New York):  – Dozens of Brooklyn residents gathered...

Brooklyn’s $175M Vocational Training Boost

(BROOKLYN, New York): If things go as planned and accordinto New York State’s Lt. Governor, Kathy...

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...

COMMENTARY

BP Adams Holds Pow-Wow on Brooklyn Jail Plan

BP Adams Holds Pow-Wow on Brooklyn Jail Plan (BROOKLYN, New York):  – Dozens of Brooklyn residents gathered...

The Culture of Black Apologists by Lou Cespedes

The Culture of Black Apologists by Lou Cespedes In 1999 I left New York City to...

Handling black/brown needs

Readers, it seems that every second and fourth year, when Congressional and Legislative Elections become...

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CARICOM Counselor Corps Bahamas Relief 

(BROOKLYN, New York): The CARICOM Counselor Corps in New York City has put together a series of events and drop off locations in its efforts to help Hurricane-stricken Bahamas with its recovery efforts. Here’s how you can help.   October 19 – A CARIBBEAN DAY...

Meet Marie Coke, an Exciting New Voice in R&B and Reggae

Meet Marie Coke, an Exciting New Voice in R&B and Reggae  Up and comer Marie Coke is wowing audiences with her unique sound. In particular, her voice stands out as distinct with a smooth quality and an easy tone complemented by the music and melodies...

FOX 5 NEWS: “KINGS AND QUEENS OF DANCEHALL”

FOX 5 NEWS in collaboration with STUDIO 5 has something special lined up for Dancehall and Reggae fans as they will be showcasing a full-length feature highlighting both Dancehall and Reggae talents both present and past.  “KINGS AND QUEENS OF DANCEHALL” hosted by FOX5...

JAMAICA SUPPORTIVE OF TRAVEL CHALLENGES IN NEARBY DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Tourism is big business in the Dominican Republic. About 2.7 million Americans visit the beautiful Caribbean destination annually, accounting for 47% of all tourists. But with seven alarming US tourist deaths there over the past few weeks and the recent shooting of sports celebrity...

Cuba: So You Won’t See the Truth

It’s been more than twenty years since I visited my parents’ homeland. As Cubans we were raised to long for a forgotten time yet visible on the streets of La Habana. We’ve lived in an exile partly constructed of our own imagination; in a...

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...