The Freedom Riders of 1961: We Shall Overcome!

PROFILE of the Month By Dr Dhanpaul Narine The next time you sit in a train or ride the buses in America, or even enjoy a...

Prime Minister Rowley Tests Positive for COVID-19

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Apr. 6, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement on Tuesday morning, the...

Eric Adams Gains Key Queens Endorsement from District Leader Richard David

New York, NY -- Last week, Queens District Leader Richard David officially endorsed Eric Adams for mayor of New York City. David was elected as...

COVID-19 Cases Surpass 10,000 in Guyana

224,000 Vaccine Doses Coming GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mar 27, CMC — On the same day the total number of COVID-19 cases passed the 10,000-mark, President Irfaan...

Trinidad Court Upholds Government’s Decision on Border Closure

Calls it a Fair Response to COVID-19 Pandemic PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Mar 30, CMC – The High Court has upheld the Government’s decision to...

Unsung Verses: Inspiration & Hope for Our Times

By Haimnauth Ramkirath I strongly feel that beyond the play of words, tapestry of thoughts and feelings, images, rhythms and music, deep but terse expressions,...

East Canje Lions Club Makes Donation to Canefield Child with Serious...

By Leon Suseran GUYANA -- The East Canje Lion’s Club (ECLC) has been in existence since 1978 and has been assisting the community in various...

Tourist Arrivals in the Caribbean Decline by More Than 65 Percent

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar. 15, CMC – Tourist arrivals to the Caribbean fell by 65.5 per cent in 2020, according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization...

Trinidad and Tobago Could Still Get COVID-19 Vaccines From India

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Mar. 22, CMC – Indian High Commissioner Arun Kumar Sahu has said Trinidad and Tobago could still get a donation...

New Book on Indian Indentureship in Suriname and Guyana

By Dr Kumar Mahabir A new book on Indian indentureship in Suriname and Guyana was launched by Sharmila Ramratan recently (14/3/21). It is entitled 'Is...

Charrandass Persaud Accredited as Guyana’s High Commissioner to India

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Charrandass Persaud, whose vote toppled the then ruling A Partnership for National Unity and Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) administration in...

Rowley: CARICOM Not Officially Informed of India’s Vaccine “Gift”

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Mar 19, CMC – Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr. Keith Rowley, says no member state had been informed...

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: Frances Perkins Created Lasting Solutions to Challenges During...

By Chaitram Aklu With the COVID-19 pandemic taking its toll, and with millions of people unemployed and having to join food lines where available, and...

Food Distribution in Queens Continues in Frigid Winter Weather

By Leon Suseran As families continue to struggle amidst the uncertainty and economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, many food distribution sites have resumed operation. Many...

Naipaul and Guyana’s Democracy Movement

Dr Vishnu Bisram It is with deep sadness that I join with others to pay tribute to Balkrishna Naipaul, cousin of the iconic novelists VS...

B.R.O. Group Rallies Against Gender-based Violence

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine The funeral of Andrea Bharatt pulled at the heartstrings of a nation. There were calls for action to stop the mounting...

Recognizing Defenders of Democracy: Deserving Candidates to be Conferred with “Order...

By Dr. Tara Singh  Guyana’s President, His Excellency Dr Irfaan M Ali, announced on March 2, 2021 the establishment of a national award to be...

Prakash Churaman, Guyanese Immigrant to South Queens, Fighting for His Freedom

By Aminta Kilawan Narine, Esq. This is the kind of story you’d see on a Netflix series. Prakash Churaman, was just 15 years old when...

Legislation Introduced for ‘Dreamers’ to Earn Green Card, US Citizenship

WASHINGTON, Mar 4, CMC – Caribbean American Democratic Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke on Wednesday introduced legislation in the United States House of Representatives that...

Jamaican American Lawyer Becomes First Black Woman to Lead ACLU

NEW YORK, CMC – Jamaican American lawyer and law professor Deborah Archer is the new president of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). She was...