We Have Much To Celebrate

July 6, 2021 admin 0

We Have Much To Celebrate In spite of financial, health and climate crises, there is much to celebrate in the Region. “In recent times, our community has been beset by financial crises, several intense climatic events and other natural disasters, and latterly a pandemic. However, we have emerged stronger than ever, testimony to our determination and commitment to each other, […More]

CELEBRATE PRIDE MONTH (JUNE)

June 23, 2021 admin 0

Poder Latinx Celebrates Pride Month With A Packed Agenda NATIONWIDE – In celebration of Pride Month, Poder Latinx will hold a month-long, art-focused civic engagement campaign to increase awareness about the political power of Latinx LGBTQIA+ voters in national and municipal elections and encourage more LGBTQIA+ Latinxs to register to participate in races up and down the ballot. The campaign will primarily engage […More]

INDIAN ARRIVAL DAY MESSAGE 2021 FROM PM DR KEITH ROWLEY

June 4, 2021 admin 0

Prime Minister’s Message to the Nation on the Occasion of Indian Arrival Day 2021 On behalf of the Government and people of Trinidad and Tobago, my own family, and myself as Prime Minister, I extend sincere greetings to members of the East Indian community on the occasion of “Indian Arrival Day – 2021” Today, as we celebrate the 176th anniversary […More]

DR KEITH ROWLEY CORPUS CHRISTI MESSAGE 2021

June 4, 2021 admin 0

Prime Minister’s Corpus Christi Message 2021 I wish the Christian community a Holy and enjoyable Corpus Christi holiday. As Prime Minister it gives me pleasure to bring greetings to the community on behalf of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on a day which is cherished, historically, with reverence and sacredness, by a large section of our population. Corpus Christi […More]

Celebrating Black History Month

February 3, 2021 admin 0

Celebrating Black History Month Since 1976, February has been celebrated as National Black History Month. We use this time to honor the brave activists who fought against racial discrimination and oppression, as well as the artists, leaders and innovators who’ve left an indelible mark on our nation. As we reflect on these pioneers, we must keep in mind that the battles […More]

DE BLASIO ADMINISTRATION LAUNCHES PILOT BASEMENT CONVERSION PROGRAM IN EAST NEW YORK;

June 29, 2018 admin 0

DE BLASIO ADMINISTRATION LAUNCHES PILOT BASEMENT CONVERSION PROGRAM IN EAST NEW YORK; LEGISLATION PROPOSED TO MODIFY BUILDING CODE STANDARDS FOR AREA City seeks Community Based Organization to administer new loan program to finance homeowner creation of safe, quality basement apartments NEW YORK— Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Members Brad Lander, Rafael Espinal and Inez Barron proposed legislation to establish a […More]

Stop Gun and Gang Violence

March 22, 2018 admin 0

Stop Gun and Gang Violence NRA…Remind me again how long we’ve been fighting for Gun Control In the weeks since a young gunman killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida, there has been a national reckoning from student – led rallies to the wall-to-wall media coverage to White House events ― all about gun violence and how to stop it. For some of […More]

Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump’s Travel Ban Nationwide

February 6, 2017 admin 0

US Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump’s Travel Ban Nationwide SEATTLE (AP) — A U.S. judge on Friday imposed a nationwide hold on President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries, siding with two states that had challenged the executive order that has launched legal battles across the country U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle ruled […More]

Congresswoman Clarke Calls on President Obama to Pardon Marcus Garvey

January 2, 2017 admin 0

“Marcus Garvey, born in Saint Ann’s Bay, Jamaica, has inspired generations of leaders, from the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to President Nelson Mandela. His efforts to organize the African Diaspora across nations in support of freedom and self-determination were critical to the movements for independence in Africa and the Caribbean and to the Civil Rights Movement here in […More]

WILLIAMS’ STATEMENT ON TRUMP WINNING ELECTION

November 12, 2016 admin 0

“As I gathered my thoughts I realized that now adding salt to the deep wound, are those trying to downplay the importance racism, xenophobia, jingoism, and misogyny played in this election. The very things that so many of us were consistently told weren’t a part of America. And too many deny the impact it has on continually disenfranchising communities. “Many […More]

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