Trinidad and Tobago: Ready to Step Up

Trinidad and Tobago: Ready to Step Up

By Manuel Holguin Hon. Stuart Young, the Minister of Energy for the twin-republic of Trinidad and Tobago, spoke to CNN about how the southernmost island country in the Caribbean could contribute to the ongoing world crisis of energy during the ongoing Russia and Ukraine conflict. Speaking with Richard Quest, Young sounded self-assured and willing to […]

Remembering Professor Selwyn Ryan

Remembering Professor Selwyn Ryan

Photo Credit: UWI Professor Selwyn Ryan passed away on Saturday, March 12, at 86. Ryan was one of Trinidad and Tobago’s leading writers, researchers, and political scientists. He was born in Princes Town to a lower-middle-class Afro-Trinidadian family. His mother made sure Ryan pursued higher education. Ryan was also motivated by Trinidad and Tobago, Prime […]

‘Win Your Leg’: Honoring T&T’s 1964 Olympic Bronze Medalists

‘Win Your Leg’: Honoring T&T’s 1964 Olympic Bronze Medalists

By Trevor M. Millett The journey of every Olympian to that athletic world stage is never an easy one. There is training. Training. Forever training. Competition after competition after competition. At times exhausted, nerves slightly frayed, but there is never any let-up. There must be consistency of form and performance. Attitude and mindset must be […]

CCJ Rules, Guyana Court of Appeal Decision Thrown Out

CCJ Rules, Guyana Court of Appeal Decision Thrown Out

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad: The Caribbean Court of Justice, having found that it did indeed have jurisdiction to hear the appeal in the Guyana Election case, in a unanimous verdict, threw out the decision of the Guyana Appeal Court that inserted the word “valid” into the consideration of votes for the election of a president.  […]

NY Caribbean Community Mourns Death of Trinidadian Businessman Conrad Ifill Due to COVID-19

NY Caribbean Community Mourns Death of Trinidadian Businessman Conrad Ifill Due to COVID-19

Conrad Ifill (left), owner of Conrad’s Famous Bakery in New York (Photo) NEW YORK – The Caribbean community in New York is mourning the passing of prominent Trinidadian businessman Conrad Ifill, whose Conrad’s Famous Bakery has been a fixture in Brooklyn’s the Caribbean community for decades. Ifill, who succumbed to the COVID-19 on April 17, […]

Reflecting on the Life of Principal Dez-Ann Romain

Reflecting on the Life of Principal Dez-Ann Romain

By Mohamed Q. Amin On Sunday, March 22, New York City lost a beloved teacher, friend, sister, daughter, and colleague, a tireless crusader for education justice. I was 14-years-old when I first met Dez-Ann Romain. She walked into Mrs. McCauley’s art class at Far Rockaway High School in Queens, NY, with intimidating confidence and fearlessness. […]

Trinidad & Tobago Shuts Out International Community To Stem Spread of COVID-19; Schools Closed

“…We are basically disconnecting ourselves from the international community for the next 14 days,” said Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley.

Trinidad & Tobago Shuts Out International Community To Stem Spread of COVID-19; Schools Closed

By Caribbean360 PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Monday March 16, 2020 – Trinidad and Tobago will not allow anyone other than its nationals to enter the country – except under exceptional circumstances – for the next two weeks, while bars and schools will be closed, as the country seeks to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus […]

T&T Nurses’ Association of America, Inc.

There is an old saying that says “charity begins at home”, however, it does not end there.  This very notion is seen demonstrated by the many Caribbean based not-for-profit organizations in New York and The Trinidad and Tobago Nurses’ Association of America (TTNAA), Inc. is certainly no exception.  

T&T Nurses’ Association of America, Inc.

There is an old saying that says “charity begins at home”, however, it does not end there.  This very notion is seen demonstrated by the many Caribbean based not-for-profit organizations in New York and The Trinidad and Tobago Nurses’ Association of America (TTNAA), Inc. is certainly no exception.   Founded in August 1968 by a small […]