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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....

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...

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...

COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION

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...

Caton Flats – Light in a Dark Commercial Landscape by Lou Cespedes

A few weeks ago, on the empty lot where the old Caton Market once stood...

HEALTH

MEASLES OUTBREAK

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

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...

IMMIGRATION

TRAVEL

Cuba To US: Show Us The Proof

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

Petition against high intra-regional travel taxes exceeds expectation

BROOKLYN, NY –The Citizens Against High Intra-Regional Caribbean Travel Taxes has announced that its Change.org petition...

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...

EDUCATION

ENTERTAINMENT

WITH ALMOST A BILLION STREAMS , SNOW SEEKS COLLABORATION WITH BUJU BANTON

WITH ALMOST A BILLION STREAMS , SNOW SEEKS COLLABORATION WITH BUJU BANTON by Dave Rodney, Contributor,...

Barbados MP criticizes Buju and Bob Marley as not being role models

A Barbados parliamentarian, Dr. Sonia Browne, recently criticized internationally popular Jamaican reggae artists Buju Banton...

BKLYN COMMONS HOST DESTINATION BED STUY ART OF HEALTHY LIVING

BKLYN COMMONS HOST DESTINATION BED STUY ART OF HEALTHY LIVING Live Symposium Honored Pioneers in the...

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...

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

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...

ONE NRA versus THE OTHER!

Dear Editor, Lettuce(let us) ponder our National priorities. Romaine lettuce poisoning recently killed four people. However, even...

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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Black-Flight: Tax Redlining and Gentrification

Black-Flight: Tax Redlining and Gentrification   by Lou Cespedes Recently during a walk, a Haitian neighbor and fellow homeowner said, “things would only improve in E. Flatbush when white people move in”. I laughed, stunned by the irony of the moment. I quickly rebutted and explained...

Caton Flats – Light in a Dark Commercial Landscape by Lou Cespedes

A few weeks ago, on the empty lot where the old Caton Market once stood on Flatbush Ave, a who’s who of Caribbean leaders gathered for the groundbreaking of Caton Flats, a new 14 story residential development that will house Caton Market vendors that...

Brooklyn’s $175M Vocational Training Boost

(BROOKLYN, New York): If things go as planned and accordinto New York State’s Lt. Governor, Kathy Hochul, Brooklyn will get a $175 million initiative that will boost funding to the workforce development programs across New York state. Hochul delivered the good news recently at a Bedford Stuyvesant public...

Marijuana conference to pitch investment ideas to the Cayman Islands

BROOKLYN, NY – The Cayman Islands recently, welcomed investors healthcare professionals and others working in the first CanEx Cannabis Investment Summit in this jurisdiction. The summit is part of a series of conferences around the region,  during which experts will be offering an overview of the legal ganja...

The Game – Tax and the Basics of Zoning in E. Flatbush by Lou Cespedes   The name of the game is “property tax.” Who pays it? Who doesn’t, and why? Property taxes are NYC’s main revenue stream, accounting for 44% of the 2017 budget, which...

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...