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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

UWI professor elected to UN Committee

Trinidad and Tobago: A University of the West Indies (UWI) professor of Gender, Social Change and Development, Rhoda Reddock, has been elected to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). 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

Caribbean RoundUp

Trinidad and Tobago: Cuba’s Deputy Foreign Minister Rogello Sierra is moving to hold meetings with its Caribbean counterparts along with Cuban residents and Cuban state mission personnel in those countries. 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’s Jason Mohammed leads Windies A squad

Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad and Tobago all-rounder Jason Mohammed will lead a West Indies “A” squad for a Tri-Nation Series in England later this month. 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

Trini soca star rising

Music: Young Trinidad and Tobago soca star Nailah Blackman has been nominated for one of the 2018 Black Entertainment Television’s (BET) Awards — the Viewers’ Choice: Best New International Act. To have a good chance, she would need the help of all Trindad and Tobago by voting and hashtagging her picture #ipicknailahb18. The awards show comes off on June 24 at 8 pm. 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

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