Harlem’s Espaillat Introduces Bill To Strengthen & Increase Funding To Caribbean Basin Security Initiative

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, and Representative Mark Green, M.D., Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s Espaillat Urge Biden To Prioritize Caribbean And Central America Countries For Vaccine

Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement in support of a letter he leads with several of his congressional colleagues urging the Biden-Harris administration to share excess stock of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines. Continue Reading →


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House Foreign Affairs Committee Passes Bipartisan Espaillat Bill

Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat’s bill, the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative Authorization Act. Continue Reading →


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Small Business Leader, Legend And Trailblazer Roy Hastick, Founder Caribbean American Chamber Passes

Harlem fave and Grenadian Roy Hastick, who founded the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CACCI), has died, according to NowGrenada.com. Continue Reading →


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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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