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St. Vincentian Fashion Designer, Bridget Ward, Is Making Waves

St. Vincentian Fashion Designer, Bridget Ward, Is Making Waves

Growing up in the Caribbean, for many, meant getting hands-on by cultivating your own food or even sewing your own clothes. Such is the case of Bridget Ward, a New York City-based fashion designer making waves in her community and beyond. Ward, originally from the island nation, St Vincent and the Grenadines, credits her Caribbean […]

Prime Minster of Barbados Marks First Visit to New York

Prime Minster of Barbados Marks First Visit to New York

Prime Minister Mottley addressing her supporters in Crown Heights, Brooklyn By Daisy Campbell Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, QC, MP, was embraced by fellow Barbadians at a Friends of Crown Heights event held on September 6, 2018. The Caribbean community welcomed her with pride as she became the first female as well as the 8th Prime […]

The Caribbean LGBTQ Community Takes a Stand Against Sexual Violence

The Caribbean LGBTQ Community Takes a Stand Against Sexual Violence

(L-R) Marcus W. Persaud, Marcus Kissoon, Darren J. Glenn, and Mohamed Q. Amin, post-October 1, 2018, Unchained: Caribbean LGBTQ Support Group   By Vijai Naraine, Special to Caribbean American Weekly October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. In observance, “Breaking the Rejection Cycle, Building Unity,” were the words that served as a slogan for the Lesbian, Gay, […]

Haiti and Mexico sign MOU on defense cooperation

Haiti and Mexico sign MOU on defense cooperation

Delegates attending the XII Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas.   CANCUN, Mexico (CMC) — Haiti has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mexico on defence cooperation as well as training and cooperation in military matters. Haiti’s Defence Minister Enold Joseph signed the agreement on Monday with Secretaries of Defence of Mexico General Cienfuegos […]