United States concerned about China’s expansion in Caribbean. Caribbean Today's top stories this week

United States concerned about China’s expansion in Caribbean. Caribbean Today's top stories this week


United States Concerned About China’s Expansion in Caribbean

GEORGETOWN, Guyana - Outgoing United States Ambassador to Guyana, Sarah-Ann Lynch says the Biden administration is concerned about what she says is China’s expanding financial footprint in Guyana and the wider Caribbean.



CARICOM Congratulates Trinidad and Tobago on 61st Independence Anniversary


GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Thursday congratulated    the Government and People of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on    the celebration of its 61st Anniversary of Independence.


Men’s Mental Health: The Pros and Cons of Using Cannabis as a Treatment

Editor’s note: This commentary is provided by the Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative (MMERI) of Florida A&M University.

Some say men have a habit of refusing to ask for help, especially when it comes to confronting medical or mental health issues they may be experiencing.



MSF Hospital Resumes Operations in Haiti After Gang Attack in July

(Photo courtesy of MSF)

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – More than a month after it was forced to shut down its operations when gunmen entered its hospital in Tabarre, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announced that it had resumed its activities in Haiti.


Trinidad and Tobago diplomat Dennis Francis Takes Over Presidency of UN General Assembly

UNITED NATIONS - A new session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) began in New York on Tuesday with both the outgoing and incoming leaders of the world body underscoring the importance of multilateral cooperation.



Dominica to Get First Female and Indigenous Head of State

Sylvanie Burton (File Photo)

ROSEAU, Dominica – Dominica is set to elect its first female woman head of state when Parliament meets on September 12 to elect a replacement for President Charles Savarin, whose 10-year-term in office ends in October.


Khadija 'Bunny' Shaw Named in PFA Women's Super League Team-of-the-Year

Manchester City’s Reggae Girl Khadija “Bunny” Shaw.

LONDON, UK - Superstar Reggae Girl striker, Khadija “Bunny” Shaw, is one of three Manchester City players named in the Professional Football Association (PFA) Women’s Super League Team-of-the-Year.



New IDB Study Shows School Feeding Programs Reach 80 Million Children in LAC Countries

School feeding program in the Caribbean (File Photo)

BRASILIA – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the World Food Program (WFP) say food feeding programs in Latin America and the Caribbean reach a total of 80.3 million children.


More Than 3 Million People Converge For Annual West Indian-American Day Carnival Parade in NY

NEW YORK, New York – Over three million spectators and thousands of masqueraders and revelers are expected to converge on Monday, in picture-perfect weather, on one of Brooklyn’s major thoroughfares, Eastern Parkway,  for the annual West Indian-American Day Carnival Parade.



Several People Dead After Gunmen Fire Upon Protestors in Haiti's Latest 'bloodbath'

Followers of “Pasteur Marco,” armed with machetes and clubs, took to the streets last Saturday (CMC Photo)

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – The Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Court of First Instance of Croix-des-Bouquets, is reported to have summoned the pastor of a church that organized a protest march in Canaan last Saturday that left at least seven people dead and several others injured or kidnapped after gunmen fired upon them.



This week Caribbean Today is hosting the hilariously talented comedian, actor and Caribbean social media sensation, Dale Elliott Jr. Dale’s new stand-up comedy tour "Bad Pickney: Problem Child" brings him to South Florida this month.  He will be taking the stage at the Coral Springs Performing Arts Center in Broward County on September 16th. 


Click this link to watch this week's newest interview.



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