BY BERT WILKINSON | CARIBBEAN
The larger Caribbean trade group countries such as Guyana, Suriname, Jamaica and Trinidad have so far kept their distance from the scheme but a new light is now being shone on the cash for passport and citizenship program which has been embraced by several nations in the Eastern Caribbean Sub Grouping following the airing of a piece on CBS’s 60 Minutes Program last Sunday.
BY TANGERINE CLARKE | CARIBBEAN
After enjoying the festive season with family and friends in their homeland, thousands of Guyanese passengers were slapped with an increase in Departure Tax, named a Security Departure fee of GYD$1000 (USD$5.00), leaving Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) on January 1, 2017 when the measure went into effect.
BY AZAD ALI | CARIBBEAN
The Trinidad and Tobago Financial Unit (FIU) has reported that 182 T&T nationals may be involved in financing the activities of terrorist organizations such as the Islamic State (ISIS).
BY ROZ NIXON | MUSIC & FASHION
There was laughter, tears and lots of “singing a long” on New Year’s Eve 2016 in Harlem, New York as Norman Connors and the regal Jean Carn performed the love sound track of a generation or two
BY ALEXANDRA SIMON | FOOD
Meet the owners of a vibrant bistro based in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
BY NELSON A. KING | NATIONAL
With just a few days before he is sworn in as the next United States president on Jan. 20, Donald Trump’s big immigration war to deport Caribbean and other immigrants may focus on visas, according to reports.
BY VINETTE K. PRYCE | CARIBBEAN
Once again millions of people are attempting to restart or improve on life-enhancing goals by making resolutions.