Trinidad and Tobago:
The CARICOM and Commonwealth secretariats recently signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further strengthen cooperation between the two organizations. Comment
The Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association (BWBA), the oldest incorporated Women’s Bar Association in New York State, Wednesday night bestowed its Lifetime Achievement Award on a Caribbean-born judge in Brooklyn.
Justice Sylvia Gwendolyn Ash, who was born in Trinidad and Tobago to Vincentian and Grenadian parents, received the award during BWBA’s Centennial Awards Gala Celebration at the Liberty Warehouse in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Comment
The Bronx-based Garífuna Coalition USA, Inc. says several state senators and assembly members will on Tuesday host a Garífuna delegation during the 8th Annual Garífuna-American Legislative Day in Albany. Comment
They’re learning adult skills.
Over a dozen Brooklyn middle school kids got to learn some valuable table manners and cooking lesson at a etiquette dining Class in Chelsea on May 11. The students from MS 51 in Park Slope, ventured to Manhattan for a day of learning the how-tos and do’s and don’ts of cooking and proper mannerisms to display at a dinner table, and they took in the class, said the co-organizer of the class. Comment
No sooner than daylight savings time dawned, so too did a plethora of summer concert series to brighten and lengthen the season of free, outdoor music and dance offerings. The annual five borough presentations of music, dance, spoken word, films and theatrical presentations encompassing jazz, reggae, hip-hop, pop, r&b, and country music offerings enable free, quality, outdoor entertainment for the asking. Comment
After creating history by becoming the first country in Central and South America to compete in the illustrious Penn Relays in more than 80 years, the principal of the Belize high school that participated in last month’s relays carnival has pledged to be back. Comment
Carter & June (Unrated) Michael Raymond-James and Samaire Armstrong play the title characters in this mob comedy as ex-lovers who reunite to pull a bank heist which goes horribly wrong. With Timothy Omundson, Paul Rae and James Landry Hebert. Comment