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US Diplomat Says Washington is Honoring Promises to the Caribbean

BROOKLYN, NY – The United States Ambassador to Barbados and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Linda Taglialatela, says the deployment of the US Naval hospital ship, USNS COMFORT, underscores...

Asylum Chronicles: About “Valor and Sacrifice” by Lou Cespedes

Dedicated to the people of Borinquen One Friday afternoon this past July, as I prepared to ride my daughter back home on bike from Music Together, I stopped by Connecticut Muffin on...

Barbados Government Promises Rastafarians 60 Acres of Land to Grow Marijuana

BROOKLYN, NY – The Barbados government has promised to give members of the Rastafarian movement at least 60 acres of land for its members to grow marijuana legally. Agriculture Minister Indar Weir,...

Caribbean Governments React as Hurricane Dorian Slams The Bahamas

BROOKLYN, NY – Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Sunday reiterated a call for developed countries to do more to deal with the impact of climate change as Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments...

St. Lucia Announces Shutdown as the Island Braces for Passage of Storm

BROOKLYN, NY – Prime Minister Allen Chastanet Monday announced the shut down of the island like St. Lucia is expected to be severely affected by the passage of a strengthening Tropical...

Bahamas Detain Nearly 100 Illegal Haitian Migrants

BROOKLYN, NY – Bahamian authorities say they have detained nearly 100 Haitian nationals after intercepting a vessel, 17 miles northwest of Highbourne Cay in the Exuma chain on Sunday. The Royal Bahamas...

Bacchanal! Labor Day Carnival Is 52 Years “Young”

Bacchanal! Labor Day Carnival Is 52 Years “Young” Do not mistake Caribbean, Trinidad-style carnival for the American Eurocentric event featuring Ferris wheels, cotton candy, dart throwing, and kids squealing loudly on nerve-racking rides....

TPS Ends; The Myth of U.S. Asylum by Lou Cespedes

TPS Ends; The Myth of U.S. Asylum by Lou Cespedes On January 12, 2010, a magnitude 7 earthquake shook the town of Leogane and sent the nation of Haiti spiraling out of...

South of the Border – Contradiction and Immigration

South of the Border: Immigration and Contradiction by Lou Cespedes ICE raids last week in Mississippi captured some 680 suspected “undocumented immigrants”, mostly of Latin American origin, possibly Mexican or Central American,...

Canada Launches New Programmes to Welcome Caribbean Immigrants

BROOKLYN,NY – Canada’s immigration agency says it has launched over 800 projects across the country to boost settlement and integration of the Caribbean and other new immigrants.  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada...

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