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Caribbean American Public Advocate wants more polling sites for early voting

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NEW YORK, Oct. 25, CMC – Caribbean American Democratic New York City Public...

No more child mothers in the Caribbean

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Becoming a mother is a beautiful and landmark event in many women's lives...

Major political parties to contest all 15 seats in the general election

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The two major political parties Tuesday nominated candidates to contest all 15 seats...

Human trials for new COVID-19 vaccine approved for the Cayman Islands

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A healthcare facility in the Cayman Islands has been granted permission to enter...

Government awaiting experts report on Venezuelan oil vessel reportedly tilting in the Gulf of Paria

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The Trinidad and Tobago government Wednesday said it is awaiting a report from...

CARICOM divided on the vote on Venezuela at OAS

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Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries were divided on the issue of “free and fair”...

Police to lay more charges against a former government minister

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 The chairperson of the main opposition, People’s National Congress Reform  (PNCR), Volda Lawrence,...

Dominica calls for a revisit of lending policies

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Dominica Tuesday called on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other international lending...

Players mental health crises in COVID-19 environment: Holder

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West Indies Test captain Jason Holder has warned that players' mental health could...

Bermuda, Nevis and BVI linked to massive fraud case against Texan billionaire

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A 79-year-old Texan billionaire has been accused of using a web of entities...

LIAT observers 64th birthday acknowledging its turbulent position

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The cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, observed its 64th anniversary “of serving the Caribbean,” says...

T & T FA president, Wallace ready to quit FIFA fight if the appeal goes against him

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 Beleaguered Trinidad and Tobago FA president, William Wallace, says if FIFA wins next...

POLITICAL SPOTLIGHT

Caribbean American Public Advocate wants more polling sites for early voting

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NEW YORK, Oct. 25, CMC – Caribbean American Democratic New York City Public...

Major political parties to contest all 15 seats in the general election

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The two major political parties Tuesday nominated candidates to contest all 15 seats...

CARICOM divided on the vote on Venezuela at OAS

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Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries were divided on the issue of “free and fair”...

Police to lay more charges against a former government minister

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 The chairperson of the main opposition, People’s National Congress Reform  (PNCR), Volda Lawrence,...

New charges laid against embattled Guyana Chief Elections Officer

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Guyana’s Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield, was granted GUY $ 300,000 (One Guyana...

Caribbean American legislators wish President Trump a speedy recovery from COVID-19

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Two Caribbean American leaders have extended best wishes to United States President Donald...

COMMENTARY

The Third Plague; Politics

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by Lou Cespedes*The events of the last weeks between Governor Cuomo, Mayor De...

Reflections on Community

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by Lou Cespedes For several weeks now, my family...

Pods, Tech, & Education Futures

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by Lou CespedesThis past June as protests raged, I wrote about families struggling...

COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION

Caribbean American Public Advocate wants more polling sites for early voting

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NEW YORK, Oct. 25, CMC – Caribbean American Democratic New York City Public...

Trinidad banking group signs onto UN initiative

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The Trinidad-based Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) says it has become an official...

Not In My Backyard Community Cleanup Initiative creates change in Flatbush / East Flatbush

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On Saturday, October 10, 2020, Anthony Beckford, City Council Candidate of the 45th...

HEALTH

Haitian municipalities receive ‘Malaria Champions of the Americas’ Award

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WASHINGTON, Oct.  29,  CMC – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has announced that two...

Government extends curfew to November 16, two nursing homes closed

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The Islandwide nightly curfew that was implemented as one of the measures to...

No more child mothers in the Caribbean

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Becoming a mother is a beautiful and landmark event in many women's lives...

IMMIGRATION

TRAVEL

Jamaica to launch a new insurance scheme to benefit tourists

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Jamaica says it has developed the first end-to-end insurance program for tourists traveling...

Trans Guyana Airways to introduce weekly flights to Barbados.

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The privately-owned Trans Guyana Airways (TGA) Tuesday announced that it would be introducing...

Human trials for new COVID-19 vaccine approved for the Cayman Islands

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A healthcare facility in the Cayman Islands has been granted permission to enter...

LIAT observers 64th birthday acknowledging its turbulent position

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The cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, observed its 64th anniversary “of serving the Caribbean,” says...

Business Aviation, Women and the Caribbean

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By Cdr. Bud Slabbaert CARIBAVIA has announced that it will...

Five Eastern Caribbean countries deemed safe for travel

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Five countries in the Eastern Caribbean have been deemed safe for the United...

EDUCATION

ENTERTAINMENT

Montserrat’s 2020 Alliouagana Festival of the Word Goes Virtual

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Montserrat’s 2020 Alliouagana Festival of the Word Goes Virtual BRADES, Montserrat - The 12th edition of the Alliouagana Festival of...

Cottrell, the villain, Archer the hero as Royals, seal record run chase.

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 West Indies fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell gave up 30 runs in a critical...

Calling A Village to Action

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By Lou Cespedes At the height of the Black Lives Matter protests earlier this summer, Governor...

Steelpan Must Broaden Influence

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(BROOKLYN, New York): Widening steelpan offerings to include classical music and more events staged in...

Lewis Hamilton Limps Home to Take Seventh Silverstone Win

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BROOKLYN, NY – Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton won his third straight race and a...

Trinidad’s Vanguard Melly Rose Makes Doing The Right Thing “Body Good” With Powerful Single

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The social butterfly for justice hailing from the beautiful islands of Trinidad and Tobago AKA...

SPORTS

Injury leaves Henry in doubt for Windies tour

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A broken thumb has put fast bowler Matt Henry in doubt for the upcoming series against West Indies starting next month.

Players mental health crises in COVID-19 environment: Holder

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West Indies Test captain Jason Holder has warned that players' mental health could be at risk if adjustments are not made to...

Gayle marks return with fireworks but composed Pooran seals win

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Veteran batting star Chris Gayle slammed a half-century in his first appearance in the Indian Premier League this season. Still, his West...

Bulls-eye on Jamaican, Fowler-Reid in the championship final

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Jamaican superstar Jhaniele Fowler-Reid is bracing for a tough defensive challenge when her West Coast Fever clash with Melbourne Vixens in Sunday’s...

LETTERS TO EDITOR

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...

The First Plague; Language. by Lou Cespedes

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The First Plague; Language. by Lou Cespedes What is language? This is a question that has...

OBITUARY

 

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BUSINESS

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Trans Guyana Airways to introduce weekly flights to Barbados.

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The privately-owned Trans Guyana Airways (TGA) Tuesday announced that it would be introducing five weekly flights into Barbados beginning on November 1. The airline said that the flights from the Eugene F. Correia International airport would facilitate travel to...

Police to lay more charges against a former government minister

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 The chairperson of the main opposition, People’s National Congress Reform  (PNCR), Volda Lawrence, is due to appear in a magistrate’s court on Wednesday for the third time since the coalition government of former president David Granger has declared the loser in the...

Players mental health crises in COVID-19 environment: Holder

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West Indies Test captain Jason Holder has warned that players' mental health could be at risk if adjustments are not made to the bio-secure “bubbles,” which have allowed for a cricket resumption amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The top-ranked...

Four Caribbean countries report COVID deaths

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Four Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries have recorded deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic over the past 24 hours. Two others have reported increased positive cases of the virus that has killed more than 4000 people in 33 Caribbean countries, including the English-speaking...

Bulls-eye on Jamaican, Fowler-Reid in the championship final

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Jamaican superstar Jhaniele Fowler-Reid is bracing for a tough defensive challenge when her West Coast Fever clash with Melbourne Vixens in Sunday’s final of Australia’s Super Netball Championship. The 31-year-old goal shooter has been on fire this season, pouring...

POETRY CORNER

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 House of Representatives has enough votes to...

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

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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...

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...

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...