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Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017

Clarke describes Trump’s policies as ‘dangerous’

National: As United States President Donald Trump has expanded the nation’s immigration rules requiring expanded deportation of undocumented Caribbean and other immigrants, Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has described the administration’s policies as “dangerous.” Comment

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

T&T IN THE NEWS

Trinidad and Tobago: The Caribbean Community nation responsible for crime and security in the bloc has ironically been in global news for all the wrong reasons this week with issues from President Trump’s telephone conversation with Prime Minister Keith Rowley to fears about locals becoming ISIS fighters making international headlines. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

American entrepreneurs head to Caribbean for exchange program

National: The United States Department of State says 34 Young Leaders of the Americans Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellowship hosts from businesses and civil society organizations across the US have been selected to participate in the Reverse Exchange program, a new component of YLAI. Comment

Women’s History Month highlights might & fortitude

Movies: The fact thousands of women converged on Washington D.C. on Jan. 21 to protest the inauguration of the 45th US president and that — from Antarctica to Zimbabwe like-minded women exhibited solidarity mirroring similar disdain for his election — a conclusion could be drawn that the date could be designated Women’s History Day. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

Caribbean bankers support FACTA

National: Caribbean countries that have not enacted the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) inter-governmental agreements (IGA’s) with the United States must do so expeditiously. Comment

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Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

Clarke urges Congress to help Haitian nationals

Haiti: Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke, on Thursday, Feb. 9, urged her colleagues in Congress to work together to aid the people of Haiti at this crucial time, in a bill she drafted to expand the Temporary Protection Status (TPS) program to include all Haitian nationals who were in the United States prior to Nov. 4, 2016. Comment

Multi-city workshop to prep east-coasters for carnival

Arts & Theater: Get ready for carnival. Fuze carnival is taking off its third annual three-city dance tour in three states starting this month to prepare parade goers for carnival festivities in the Caribbean. Comment