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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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Many 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 →