COMMENTARY

Trinidadians scammed of millions of dollars

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BROOKLYN, NY – The Financial Intelligence Unit of Trinidad and Tobago (FIUTT) is reporting an...

KEEPING J’OUVERT RELEVANT DURING THE PANDEMIC

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Brooklyn, NY- As keepers of a culture grounded in artistic expression and national pride, the...

EMBRACE THE SKIN YOU’RE IN, SAYS DJ RAS EMMANUEL

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by Dave Rodney, CARIBBEAN TIMES Writer On the heels of his last chart-topping video "Mad Love...

WELCOME TO THE CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS

Court hearing for Cuban couple seeking political asylum adjourned to December 16

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NASSAU, Bahamas –A Court has adjourned until December 16, the hearing into a Cuban couple...

GRENADA:Opposition dismisses the budget package as a Santa Claus package

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ST. GEORGE'S Grenada– Opposition Leader Tobias Clement, Monday dismissed the EC$1.3 billion (One EC dollar=US...

LEAD Windies in Oman but route home, timelines unclear

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados- West Indies Women’s travel plans remained unclear Monday after the contingent arrived in...

TRINIDAD:Second prison officer killed within a week

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad– Polic were investigating the murder of  Nigel Jones, the second prison...

JAMAICA:Authorities seize more than a billion dollars in cocaine

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KINGSTON, Jamaica– The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Tuesday said it had seized more than 2,000...

HAITI:Human rights group to probe suspect linked to President Moise’s assassination

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PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI– The National Network for the Defense of Human Rights (RNDDH) calls...

ANTIGUA: High Court upholds no case submission against former government ministers

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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The High Court Tuesday upheld no-case submissions filed by the attorneys...

Dominicans to enjoy visa-free travel to China

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ROSEAU, Dominica – Dominica, and China have signed an agreement for visa-free travel between the...

LEAD Late collapse leaves Windies in turmoil

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GALLE, Sri Lanka– A dismal final hour damaged West Indies’ chances of gaining a foothold...

Windies is hoping to extend winning form against Ireland

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HARARE, Zimbabwe– West Indies Women open their 50-over World Cup bid in earnest here Monday...

Jamaica is projected to surpass pre-pandemic tourism numbers by the end of 2024

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KINGSTON, Jamaica– As Jamaica’s tourism continues its strong rebound, Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says...

Haitian businessman wanted in murder of President Jovenel Moise detained in Turkey

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PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti– Haitian authorities Tuesday said that a Haitian businessman, Samir Handal, suspected...

POLITICAL SPOTLIGHT

Haitian American chair of Brooklyn Democratic Party hails victory of New York City’s next mayor

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NEW YORK, NY– The Haitian American chair of the Brooklyn Democratic Party, New York State...

TRINIDAD:Muslim leader denies threatening government, police

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BROOKLYN, NY- The leader of the Jamaal al Muslimeen group, Yasin Abu Bakr, has denied...

GUYANA: Government, opposition at odds over new COVID regulation

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BROOKLYN, NY– Business establishments in Guyana Monday began implementing new measures outlined by the government,...

GUYANA:Granger denies stepping down, says he has taken leave of absence

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BROOKLYN,NY –Former president David Granger has denied stepping down as leader of the opposition People’s...

Court upholds 20-year jail sentence for former Suriname President

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BROOKLYN, NY– The Court-Martial of Suriname confirmed the 20-year jail sentence imposed on former Suriname...

ST. VINCENT: Magistrate recuses herself in a trial involving a government legislator

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BROOKLYN, NY – A magistrate has recused herself from hearing the case in which two...

 

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COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION

Jamaica: The States of Emergency imposed to fight crime wave

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On Sunday, KINGSTON, Jamaica– Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced the imposition of States of Emergency...

Jamaica records a nearly 11 percent increase in murders

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KINGSTON, Jamaica– Jamaica recorded more than 1,000 murders during the first ten months of this...

GUYANA:Foreigners are given preference for jobs in the oil sector

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana–  A union that represents workers in the local oil and gas sector has...

HEALTH

TRINIDAD: Rowley announces a plan to revoke the State of Emergency

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has announced plans to revoke...

Health authorities are concerned over increase in COVID cases in Trinidad and Tobago.

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Trinidad and Tobago health authorities Wednesday pleaded with nationals to...

BARBADOS:Delay in seeking treatment resulting in COVID-19 deaths

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– COVID-19 patients waiting too late to seek treatment for their symptoms contributes to...

SPORTS

LEAD Windies in Oman but route home, timelines unclear

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados- West Indies Women’s travel plans remained unclear Monday after the contingent arrived in the Gulf state of Oman from Zimbabwe, following the...

LEAD Late collapse leaves Windies in turmoil

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GALLE, Sri Lanka– A dismal final hour damaged West Indies’ chances of gaining a foothold in the opening Test, as a clatter of wickets...

Windies is hoping to extend winning form against Ireland

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HARARE, Zimbabwe– West Indies Women open their 50-over World Cup bid in earnest here Monday when they clash with minnows Ireland Women in their...

JAMAICA-‘Over, the moon’ Brown, hopes goals will start flowing

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Former Young Reggae Boyz attacking midfielder, Jevani Brown, says he is “over the moon” after scoring his first goal for high-flying English League Two...

TRAVEL

Dominicans to enjoy visa-free travel to China

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ROSEAU, Dominica – Dominica, and China have signed an agreement for visa-free travel between the...

Jamaica is projected to surpass pre-pandemic tourism numbers by the end of 2024

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KINGSTON, Jamaica– As Jamaica’s tourism continues its strong rebound, Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett says...

LIAT plans for a return to Guyana

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ROOKLYN, NY – Regional carrier LIAT is planning on returning to Guyana. However, the government seeks...

TRINIDAD:CAL resumes services to Cuba

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - The Trinidad-based Caribbean Airlines Wednesday announced the resumption of its...

Jamaica seeks to have the sunken city of Port Royal listed as a World Heritage site

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KINGSTON, Jamaica– The government of Jamaica is on a quest to obtain a World Heritage...

Frontier Airlines to increase flights to Jamaica

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KINGSTON, Jamaica– United States (US)-based Frontier Airlines has announced plans to increase the number of...

IMMIGRATION

ENTERTAINMENT

ST KITTS:Sugar Boy Burley joins Maidenhead on loan

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English League One club Wycombe Wanderers have confirmed their St Kitts and Nevis international Andre...

Haitian American chair of Brooklyn Democratic Party hails victory of New York City’s next mayor

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NEW YORK, NY– The Haitian American chair of the Brooklyn Democratic Party, New York State...

Founder of BrownByrd Foundation Memorabilia Archived at Oneida County History Center

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New York, New York – November 4, 2021 – Kevin Byrd Advocate, Award Winner &...

CRICKET-SCOREBOARD Sri Lanka vs. West Indies – Group 1

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – Scoreboard of the Group 1 game of the Twenty20...

T20 CWC-‘One lousy game doesn’t make a summer’: Estwick

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Assistant coach Roddy Estwick says West Indies have written off...

Reggae Boyz pair Antonio and Roofe score vital goals

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BROOKLYN, NY– Reggae Boy striker Michail Antonio sank Tottenham Hotspur with his sixth English Premier...

EDUCATION

LETTERS TO EDITOR

RANK YOUR CHOICE!

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RANK YOUR CHOICE! by Anthony Beckford - Community Leader & Candidate to the 45th Council District           Our city...

About Protest and Return. by Lou Cespedes

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About Protest and Return. by Lou Cespedes I’ve been struggling to write because there are so...

Progressing into Retreat; Working Moms and COVID by Lou Cespedes

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Progressing into Retreat; Working Moms and COVID by Lou Cespedes As protests raged this week outside...

REBECCA CHATTERAM

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REBECCA CHATTERAM Born into a West Indian family we were taught to not meddle in the...

GRACE MAKES DONATION TO HOSPITAL WORKERS IN NY & NJ

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GRACE MAKES DONATION TO HOSPITAL WORKERS IN NY & NJ by Dave Rodney, Caribbean Times Writer In a heartwarming act of corporate...

CUT PASSENGER TAXES ON AIR TRAVEL TO COMPETE, IATA TELLS CARIBBEAN GOVERNMENTS

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   ~Regional VP for the Americas, Peter Cerda, says some countries risk losing service once borders...

OBITUARY

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BUSINESS

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Summer Movies Return to Prospect Park

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        SHOWTIME® presentsSummer Movies Under the StarsBrooklyn Magazine, Prospect Park Alliance, and Brooklyn Borough President's Office Host Annual Series kicking off July 29 on the Long MeadowScreenings include Black Panther, Goonies, Jumanji + Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse.BROOKLYN, July 16, 2021 -- Summer is back in Prospect...

Statement from Anthony Beckford regarding recent Police Brutality Incident

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Statement from Anthony Beckford regarding the NYPD brutalizing an innocent Black Man on the Train:"On July 6, 2021, around 6 pm, 6 to 7 NYPD Officers swarmed, ganged up on, and tased an innocent Young Black Man by the name of David Crowell, who...

Lions Clubs Elect New International President- Douglas X. Alexander

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Lions Clubs from over 200 countries voted for Douglas X. Alexander as their 2021-2022 International President.  Alexander is a proud Brooklynite who has been serving as a Lion for over 35 years with the Bedford Stuyvesant Lions Club.  On the corporate side, Douglas X. Alexander is...

Bermuda faces Guyana in the Gold Cup warm-up

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – Bermuda, and Guyana will get the chance to fine-tune preparations for CONCACAF Gold Cup assignments when they meet in a behind-closed-doors warm-up game here later on Monday. Bermuda faces Barbados here on Friday while Guyana takes on Guatemala on Saturday in a...

Prominent calypso lyricist dies

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Culture and Arts Minister, Randall Mitchell, has paid tribute to the prolific calypso writer Winsford “Joker” Devine, who died earlier on Tuesday. He was 77 years old. Devine, who was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of...

POETRY CORNER

Nine writers announced on the long list for the Caribbean Literature award

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ORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Writers from five different Caribbean territories have been longlisted for the 2021 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, sponsored...

“Unfiltered,” to be released this month

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Shay and Kay Productions is a full-service production company, and there is so much buzz and excitement around their new release, "Unfiltered," which will...

Yvette D. Clarke Says House of Representative Has Enough Votes to Impeach Trump

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Yvette D. Clarke Says House of Representative Has Enough Votes to Impeach Trump Yvette Clarke BROOKLYN,NY– Caribbean American Democratic Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke says the US...

RESTAURANT & DINING

LIPS Cafe: Jamane Weekes answers the call!

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 By Lou Cespedes Back in April of this year, I walked into LIPS Café (IG @lipscafe_) for the first time. It’s located on Nostrand between Linden Blvd and Martense. I was there that day because I was working with the owner Jamane Weekes who volunteered to help feed frontline...

Footprints Café’s Executive Master Chef

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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...
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