Students Colloquium Features Rising Stars In Caribbean Tourism During Caribbean Week NY

Fifteen percent of Harlem’s population is mostly from the Caribbean, so we love to hear that the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will host its eighth annual Caribbean Students Colloquium on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Wyndham New Yorker, 481 Eighth Ave., in New York, NY. Continue Reading →

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Hey Harlem, Donate To The CTO Relief Fund To Assist With Hurricane Aid Efforts

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has activated its “CTO Relief Fund” through GoFundMe to help families and countries rebuild after hurricanes, particularly in the wake of the massive category 5 Hurricane Irma, which has impacted a number of member countries. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Jessie Waddell, Founder Of The West Indian Carnival, NY 1920’s

westindianparade_then in harlemMany slaves brought the tradition of African outdoor ceremonies to the Caribbean. However, once enslaved, they were prohibited from holding public celebrations despite their slaveholders’ engagement in street parades like Mardi Gras. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Restaurant Features The Taste of the Islands During Caribbean Week

Exterior-of-LoLos and moreLoLo’s Seafood Shack of Harlem has partnered with the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) in honor of Caribbean Week New York, an annual celebration of the region’s sights, sounds and culinary excellence. Continue Reading →

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