Cuomo pardons several Caribbean nationals

(BROOKLYN, New York): New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has granted pardons to several Caribbean nationals, including five Jamaicans, convicted of minor drug and other offenses and saving them from possible deportation...

The U.S. government shut down, no positive outcomes

An Analysis By Michael Derek Roberts Its been everywhere on the news – Government Shut Down! But very few people understand what it is and what it really means. So let me...

Illegal adoption: Pilot, wife, and lawyers in Trinidad charged for unlawful adoption

A Caribbean Airlines (CAL) pilot and his wife, along with two lawyers are among five people charged in Trinidad and Tobago with illegally adopting a baby boy. Patrick Borel, his Italian spouse...

Trini on Commonwealth Board

Young Trinidadian, Hannah Katawaroo is now serving on the prestigious Commonwealth Youth Council for the period 2018 to 2020. The Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) is the official voice of the young people...

Sparing the rod: Committee recommends end to corporal punishment in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday December 20, 2018 – A Joint Select Committee of Parliament has recommended that the Child Care and Protection Act be amended to make corporal punishment prohibited in all public...

Brantley criticizes EU for ‘blacklisting’ small island developing states

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- The European Union (EU) has been criticized for blacklisting countries as non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes by Minister of Foreign Affairs of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Honourable...

President Granger comments on the fall of his government

President David Granger Saturday said arrangements are being made for discussions with Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo after he successfully tabled a motion of no confidence in the coalition government on Friday. “Mr....

‘Mighty Gabby’ calypso maestro and cultural ambassador hospitalized

(BROOKLYN, New York): CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS has learned that Barbado’s Cultural Ambassador and Calypso Maestro, the Mighty Gabby, 70, has been hospitalized. Gabby, whose real name is Anthony Carter, confirmed in a message on...

Gov’t has to resign and call elections in 3 months – PM

Following Friday evening’s passage of the No-confidence Motion filed by the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Opposition against the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) Coalition, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo...

382,000 Green Card Jeopardy

By Michael Derek Roberts In a serious blow to potential immigrants wanting to join their families in the United States, if the Trump Administration get its way, more than 382,000 will be...

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