The Guyanese and Trinidadians of NYC
Picture: Guyanese and Trinidadians Of Queens, NY celebrate Phagwah or Holi, the Spring Festival, in March 2013.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 14, 2014: The combined population of Guyanese and Trinidadians represent the third highest non-immigrant population in New York City, trailing only behind migrants from the Dominican Republic and China.
That’s according to an analysis by Ravi Ramkeesoon of the Indo-Caribbean Alliance of the Guyanese and Trinidadian Populations in New York City as reported by the New York City’s Planning Department, Newest New Yorkers report.
The Alliance says it decided to combine the two groups in NYC because of the cultural and socio-economic similarities. Continue reading