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Letter No. 97: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, In less than a month, we will know who will control the U.S. Senate going forward. Will it remain blue or will it turn bloody red?

The Ebola threat and the Caribbean

Some Caribbean community governments are preparing for the possibility of an outbreak of the Ebola virus, knowing full well that a single confirmed case in the region could significantly affect its lifeline tourism industry.

Caribbean TV producer to receive media award

Caribbean media veteran Lukkee Chong will receive the 2014 Caribbean Media Exchange Leadership Award this month in South Florida.

Letter No. 96: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President, When you swept into office in 2008 on the backs of many immigrant voters, your promises of comprehensive immigration reform were glorious.

Caribbean Muslims and ISIS

Islamic leadership groups in Trinidad are to meet this week to discuss and assess reports that dozens of local Muslim activists have left the prosperous twin-island republic with Tobago for the Middle East to fight with the Islamic State, with ...

Race for top post in ACP brings internal row

Caribbean governments have nominated three prominent professionals to lead a 79-nation, Brussels-based group of former European colonies, but some member states are very upset that those shortlisted come from countries that they say have traditionally dominated the top positions of ...

Travel veteran to receive CMEx award

Travel and tourism industry veteran Horace Hord will receive the 2014 Caribbean Media Exchange Leadership Award next month in Miami.

Inaugural affair salutes Caribbean transplant

The quarterly event, which salutes Brooklyn residents while highlighting local business establishments that add richly to the fabric and wellbeing of the beloved borough of Brooklyn, salutes exceptional individuals in the areas of business, civic service, arts and entertainment.

Jamaica Calculates Its Reparations Money

“It also does not include the trauma and pain of the ‘Middle Passage’ journey, punishment, death through execution and the sexploitation which were daily features of the plantation society, both during and after slavery,” said the commission boss, Verene Shepherd. ...

Cultural centers to host ‘Evenings of Excellence’

The second annual “Evenings of Excellence” series will be held at the Miramar Cultural Center in the Miami area and Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn this fall.

Letter No. 92: Immigration reform now!

Dear Mr. President...

Aussie firm vows not to bribe officials

When general elections are held in the Caribbean trade bloc headquarter nation of Guyana later this year or early in the next, the issue of runaway corruption is likely to take center stage.

New leaders in Trinidad and at Sandals

Keith Chin is the new chief executive officer of the Tourism Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago.

China’s Caribbean plan

If there were any doubts that China has its eyes on Latin America and the Caribbean, just look at the latest statements emanating from Beijing about its plans to assist the Caribbean trade bloc.

St. Croix to host bridal event

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism will host the second annual Bridal Educational Symposium Nov. 18-19 at the Renaissance Carambola Resort.