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Friday, Aug. 17, 2018

Arts & Theater: “It’s our first endeavor of its kind,” explains Brooklyn Arts Council folk arts director Chris Mulé, elaborating on the Council’s first guided Brooklyn Pan Yard Tour to mas camps in Brooklyn. Leaving from the Brooklyn Museum on Aug. 23, from 7 pm — 11 pm, participants will visit six locations starting in Crown Heights. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018

Brooklyn: The Caribbean Community in New York on Wednesday paid their last respects to William “Bill” Howard, president of the Brooklyn-based West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA). Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

Guyana: After ending his 25-year career, as an United States naval officer piloting ships in the military warfare service department, Christopher Millington decided to seek greener pastures in his native land of Guyana, where he now serves up a delicious menu of American comfort food. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018

Caribbean RoundUp

Trinidad and Tobago: Two prominent Barbadian businessmen have been charged along with a sailor of the company’s yacht with trafficking in cannabis and importation of cannabis after police found 276 pounds of marijuana on board the vessel recently. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018

Caribbean seeks to become world’s first climate-smart zone

Caribbean: The World Bank says a ground-breaking partnership to support the Caribbean’s ambition to become the world’s first “climate-smart zone” was launched in Kingston, Jamaica on Thursday. Comment

Caribbean seeks to become world’s first climate-smart zone

Caribbean: The World Bank says a ground-breaking partnership to support the Caribbean’s ambition to become the world’s first “climate-smart zone” was launched in Kingston, Jamaica on Thursday. Comment

‘Cocktail Party’ for Anonymous Mas

Brooklyn: The newly-formed Anonymous Mas is having a “Cocktail Party” on Labor Day. All is welcomed. Tobagonian co-band leader Latoya Legall told Caribbean Life Thursday evening – at the band’s mas camp, 335 East 52nd Street, between Church Avenue and Linden Boulevard in Brooklyn – that the production comes from “the many different flavors of cocktails, which reminds us of colors of the different carnival costumes.” Comment

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018

St Lucia: From Aug. 15-18, 2018 some high students from around the globe representing more than 100 countries will be competing against their peers at the First Global Challenge. The theme of the Robotics Olympics is “Energy” and the Olympics will have these students engaged in various demonstrations and displays in robotic forms using the sciences. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018

CACCI contributes to CTO relief fund

Brooklyn: The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) says the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) has contributed US$1,000 to the CTO Relief Fund to aid Caribbean countries impacted by natural disasters. Comment

Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018

CCJ holds historic sitting in St. Vincent

St Vincent: The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) held a historic sitting in St. Vincent and the Grenadines in its 13-year history. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018

BVI wins claim for compensation for 2006 oil spill

Caribbean: The British Virgin Islands (BVI) government says it has been awarded the sum of US$221,935.86 for clean-up costs as a result of an oil spill that occurred in the BVI waters in 2006. Comment

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