HAPPY SPIRITUAL BAPTIST SHOUTER LIBERATION DAY 2022 T&T

March 30, 2022 admin 0

HAPPY SPIRITUAL BAPTIST SHOUTER LIBERATION DAY 2022 T&T March 30 is Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day in Trinidad and Tobago, sometimes referred to simply as Spiritual Baptist Day. It is one of the country’s public holidays. The Spiritual Baptist, also known as the Shouter Baptist, is a syncretic African diasporic religion which combines Christianity with elements of traditional African religion. It emerged in […More]

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2022

February 2, 2022 admin 0

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2022 February marks the start of the national, annual observance of Black History Month, and celebration of the achievements of African Americans.  The theme for 2022 focuses on the importance of Black Health and Wellness.  Black History Month was started by Carter G. Woodson, a Harvard-trained historian, who founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915, and […More]

WHAT’S NEXT FOR BARBADOS

January 25, 2022 admin 0

WHITHER BARBADOS? – BASIL SPRINGER COLUMN The snap election in Barbados is now history. Notwithstanding many issues which were raised to postpone the election, the people have spoken. We must (1) congratulate Prime Minister Mia Mottley and the Barbados Labour Party (BLP); (2) urge the dynamic and charismatic Mia Mottley to become the leader of a larger more viable Caribbean; (3) use […More]

NYC MOIA Commissioner Raquel Batista Announced That The City Will Provide $1,500,000 In Funding

December 22, 2021 admin 0

CITY ANNOUNCES $1.5 MILLION IN FUNDING TO HELP NEWLY ARRIVED HAITIAN NEW YORKERS NEW YORK—The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Raquel Batista today announced that the City will provide $1,500,000 in funding to help newly arrived Haitian New Yorkers access immigration legal assistance and social services.   “While Haitian migrants continue to face an uncertain future, it is imperative we continue to work with CBOs who have been leaders in helping this […More]

MIA MOTTLEY AND CARIBBEAN LEADERSHIP

November 2, 2021 admin 0

“With upright heart he shepherded them and guided them with his skillful hand.” – Psalm 78:72 Over the last three years Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s vision, intellect and wisdom has projected her on the local, regional, international scene as an individual who is well-equipped to lead the indigenous Caribbean in implementing solutions which will take the region to the pinnacle […More]

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]

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