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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

US Air Force officer serves with distinction

Jamaica: Major Dietrich Heath is Senator Roxanne Persaud’s 2018 New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame nominee, a military woman who has served with distinction in the United States Air National Guard, while wearing many hats in her long illustrious career. Comment

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Inside Life

Inside Life

Music: “Jamaica to UK, the Reggae Revolution” Themes IRD’s 2018 Celebration of 50 Years of Reggae & Synergy With England. Comment

Jamaica reaffirms infrastructure investment commitment

Jamaica: Jamaica’s Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, has reiterated the Andrew Holness government’s commitment to providing an enabling infrastructure for investment. Comment

Monday, June 18, 2018

ICE nabs Caribbean nationals in NJ immigrant sweep

Trinidad and Tobago: The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says a number of Caribbean nationals have been arrested among 91 immigrants during a five-day immigration sweep in New Jersey. ICE said the operation targeted “at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and other immigration violators.” Comment

Thursday, June 14, 2018

MAKE CSME WORK

MAKE CSME WORK

Trinidad and Tobago: The review of the operations of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy system has long been overdue, but judging from the results of a high level workshop held in Guyana at the weekend, there is widespread dissatisfaction with the lack of enough progress made over the years, the slow pace of implementation of decisions in particular. Comment
Trinidad and Tobago: The popular Freedom Hall Church of God on Albany Avenue in Brooklyn celebrated 37 years in the ministry last week. Comment

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Bourdain’s love of Jamaica’s Oxtail and Curried Goat

Food: Four years ago, late world-renowned chef and host of CNN’s Parts Unknown, Anthony Bourdain said, “I love the food in this country. I must have Oxtail, whether in the Bronx or in Kingston.” These were endearing words uttered by the storyteller and adventurer, while filming his series in Jamaica. Comment

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Caribbean RoundUp

Trinidad and Tobago: Four CARICOM nations voted to suspend Venezuela from the OAS. Jamaica, Bahamas, Barbados and Guyana — were among 19 countries who recently voted to support a resolution to suspend Venezuela from the 34-member Organization of American States (OAS). Comment
Jamaica: While United States media outlets have been damning the abrupt ending of the G7 Summit in Quebec, Canada and the fact President Donald Trump abbreviated talks with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Jamaicans are celebrating the fact that the tiny island distinguished itself as the only English-speaking Caribbean country invited to join the talks with leaders of France, USA, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Italy and Canada. Comment

Bolt loses ninth gold medal

Jamaica: Former Jamaica super star athlete, Usain Bolt would not be getting back his ninth Olympic gold medal. Comment

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