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

As Patriots romp into final

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BROOKLYN, NY – Opener Evin Lewis hit his third half-century of the campaign to pass...

CORRECTED:CRICKET-U19-LEAD Windies make England scrap but still taste defeat

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BROOKLYN. NY – Pacers Andel Gordon, Johann Layne, and Isai Thorne bowled their hearts out...

TRINIDAD: Government minister and family in isolation

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BROOKLYN,NY – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley Tuesday night indicated that a member of his...

ST VINCENT WOMAN CHARGE DROPPED

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BROOKLYN, NY – The prosecution on Wednesday withdrew the wounding charge against Annamay Lewis, the...

Grenada: Midfielder Berkeley-Agyepong helps Aldershot win the first game

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BROOKLYN,NY – Grenada international Jacob Berkeley-Agyepong scored a late goal as Aldershot Town claimed their...

GUYANA:Prisoner was stabbed to death over the improvised weapon

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BROOKLYN,NY– Police are investigating the death of a 23-year-old prisoner stabbed on Sunday during a...

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 seeking CARICOM support on border dispute with Venezuela during emergency meeting

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BROOKLYN, NY – Guyana will use an emergency meeting of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders later...

TLC ANNOUNCES DETERMINATION ON NEW FOR-HIRE VEHICLE LICENSES

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NEW YORK – The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) todayreleased its biannual...

GUYANA:Man killed hours after registering his newborn baby

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BROOKLYN, NY– Police are investigating a case in which a  36-year old gold miner was...

US continues TPS for Haitians

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BROOKLYN, NY – The Joe Biden administration has announced the automatic extension of Temporary Protected...

JAMAICA:Government suspends first dose administration of Pfizer vaccine

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BROOKLYN, NY– Health and Wellness Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says the first-dose administration of the...

POLITICAL SPOTLIGHT

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...

PM Chastanet wins the seat but losing government

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BROOKLYN,NY – Prime Minister Allen Chastanet comfortably won his Micoud South seat in Monday’s general...

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COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION

JAMAICA:Government developing border security policy and strategy

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BROOKLYN, NY – Government is developing a Border Security Policy and Strategy that will protect...

BARBADOS:High Court rules in favor of teachers

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BROOKLYN, NY –The High Court has ruled that the Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) had...

Canada to donate more than 82,000 doses of AstraZeneca doses to Trinidad and Tobago

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BROOKLYN, NY– Canada’s Minister of International Development Karina Gould has announced that the Government will...

HEALTH

TRINIDAD: Government minister and family in isolation

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BROOKLYN,NY – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley Tuesday night indicated that a member of his...

JAMAICA:Government suspends first dose administration of Pfizer vaccine

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BROOKLYN, NY– Health and Wellness Minister, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says the first-dose administration of the...

GRENADA:College student succumbs to COVID-19

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BROOKLYN, NY – Grenada on Thursday recorded its 15th COVID-19 death – a teenager at...

SPORTS

As Patriots romp into final

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BROOKLYN, NY – Opener Evin Lewis hit his third half-century of the campaign to pass 400 runs, as St Kitts and Nevis Patriots romped...

CORRECTED:CRICKET-U19-LEAD Windies make England scrap but still taste defeat

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BROOKLYN. NY – Pacers Andel Gordon, Johann Layne, and Isai Thorne bowled their hearts out for West Indies Under-19s. Still, England Under-19s held their...

Grenada: Midfielder Berkeley-Agyepong helps Aldershot win the first game

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BROOKLYN,NY – Grenada international Jacob Berkeley-Agyepong scored a late goal as Aldershot Town claimed their first points of the new English National League season...

CRICKET:King ends rut with fifty to inspire Amazon Warriors to win

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BROOKLYN, NY – Opener Brandon King made a welcomed return to form, stroking a measured half-century to fire Guyana Amazon Warriors to a 17-run...

TRAVEL

US continues TPS for Haitians

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BROOKLYN, NY – The Joe Biden administration has announced the automatic extension of Temporary Protected...

CAL reports an operating loss of $326.6m

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CARIBBEAN Airlines has reported an operating loss of $326.6 million for the first half of...

Cruise tourism resumes in St Kitts

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BROOKLYN, NY – The twin-island federation’s cruise tourism resumed on Thursday with the arrival of...

Aircraft owners say Minister got it wrong

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BROOKLYN, NY –The Aircraft Owners Association of Guyana (AAG) Tuesday has taken issue with a...

Caribbean American congresswoman denounces judge’s ruling on DACA

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BROOKLYN,NY – Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke on Saturday denounced a United States federal...

Jamaica upgrading aviation system

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica government says it is advancing plans to upgrade the island’s...

IMMIGRATION

ENTERTAINMENT

Clifton joins UK club Boreham Wood

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BROOKLYN, NY – Montserrat international Adrian Clifton, who has scored four goals in 12 appearances...

FOOTBALL:Haitian François, TCI’s Forbes inspires Miami comeback, Jamaican Kelly hits seventh

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BROOKLYN, NY – Jamaican Nicque Daley and Bermudian Zeiko Lewis saw first-half goals go in...

OLYMPICS:LEAD Dry day for the Caribbean as Walcott, Peters also miss out

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BROOKLYN, NY – There were no medals for the Caribbean on the sixth day of...

HORSE RACING:Chadee wins Manitoba Mile as regional counterparts also shine

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BROOKLYN, NY– Trinidadian Stanley Chadee Jr continued his frenetic start to the new Assiniboia Downs...

GRENADA:Government warns of lawlessness, tightens COVID-19 protocols

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BROOKLYN, NY – The Grenada government says it has taken note of a “growing culture...

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...

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...

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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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