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Barbados will drop Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state next year.
Barbados will drop Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state next year

Barbados will drop Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state next year.

Barbados will remove Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and become a republic by next year, its government has announced, making it the first country to drop the monarch in nearly three decades.

T&T gets blacklist from US


The United States government’s list of sanctioned individuals and institutions in Venezuela was yesterday sent by the US Embassy in Trinidad to Foreign Affairs Minister Dennis Moses.

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ALL Venezuelan nationals on Trinidad and Tobago soil have been called to register with the Ministry of National Security ­between May 31 and June 14.

US Black group to host reparations summit
US Black group to host reparations summit

US Black group to host reparations summit

A major Black group in the United States says it will host the next summit of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Reparations Commission early this year.

Mighty Sparrow — Person of the Year
Mighty Sparrow — Person of the Year

Mighty Sparrow — Person of the Year

The man whose reputation established Grand Roy, Grenada as a Caribbean place of interest was recently voted Person of the Year by Caribbean nationals who agree the Mighty Sparrow should wear the 2014 title. According to Everybody’s Magazine publisher Herman Hall, voters of his publication named 79-y…

Press ReleaseBCAGlobal to Host Annual Cultural Awareness Salute Gala DinnerIn NYC Friday Nov 21st 2014NEW YORK, NY: Chef...
BCA Global

Press Release

BCAGlobal to Host Annual Cultural Awareness Salute Gala Dinner
In NYC Friday Nov 21st 2014

NEW YORK, NY: Chef Rodolfo Contreras, Compass Group-Restaurant Associates’ Executive Chef of the Guggenheim Museum, will be honored at this year’s BCAGlobal’s Cultural Awareness Salute and Black Tie Gala on Friday, November 21, 2014 at the Crown Plaza in Midtown NYC. He will receive the 2014 Jefferson Evans Award.
One of New York’s premiere Hispanic chefs and a native of Mexico City, Chef Contreras came to New York nearly 25 years ago and began working as a busboy to pay his way through culinary school. After graduating from the French Culinary Institute, Contreras worked under notable chefs such as David Bouley, Rick Moonen and Christian Delouvrier
The Jefferson Evans Award is given annually to outstanding chefs who embody the spirit and fortitude of Jefferson Evans, who overcame race barriers to become the first graduate of color at the Culinary Institute of America in 1947.
This year's theme is "Crossing Cultures-Jamaica and South Africa.” It will focus on a deeper understanding of global diversity in the food service, culinary and hospitality industries and provide an opportunity for culinary students from around the country to hone their skills in a real life environment. "Students from different schools and different backgrounds come together in the same kitchen and cook in a noncompetitive environment." states Howard Stanford, Board Chair of BCAGlobal.
The Gala will begin with a VIP and cocktail reception to provide a space for networking and dialogue about the advancement of diversity. The reception will be followed by a multi-course dinner and Viennese reception.
For more information or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities please contact: BCAGlobal, [email protected] or call (212)643–6570. To purchase tickets please visit our website at
About BCA Global:
The BCA is a nationwide non-profit, educational and networking organization of hospitality and food service professionals. Incorporated as a 501(c)(3) in 1998, our mission is to create exposure and provide educational and professional opportunities for culinary and hospitality professionals of color. We accomplish this objective by providing quality educational and employment resources, job coaching, mentoring and assistance with placement, and networking support.
About The Wright:
The Wright opened for lunch at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on December 11th 2009. Our mission is to provide premier food and service in an upscale environment within the world famous museum for both visitors and neighbors. Since the launch, The Wright has received the 2010 James Beard Award for Best Restaurant Design as well as received 20+ rating in the 2011 Zagat' Survey.

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This survey was prepared to capture information for the establishment of an online artisan store, which will be based in Trinidad and Tobago.We thank you for taking the time to respond to our short survey.

110,000 illegals | Trinidad Express Newspaper | News

110,000 illegals | Trinidad Express Newspaper | News

Next Article 110,000 illegals Oil- and gas-rich Trinidad and Tobago remains a land of opportunity and currently serves as a haven for 110,012 illegal immigrants. “You are talking about over ten per cent of your adult population,” National Security Minister Gary Griffith said following the National S…

Kublalsingh lays out succession plan
Kublalsingh lays out succession plan

Kublalsingh lays out succession plan

“Wayne Kublalsingh will die and I will attend his funeral.” These were the words of former Port-of-Spain mayor Louis Lee Sing yesterday, as he spoke to the media after visiting environmentalist D

Economist warns on make-work jobs | Trinidad Express Newspaper | Business

3.7% Unemployment

Next Article Economist warns on make-work jobs Trinidad and Tobago is only at full employment because of Government’s make-work programmes, says economist Dr Roger Hosein. He said yesterday this body of workers accounts for 15 per cent of employed people but they work less than the standardised norm…

If Perfect Beaches Existed, This Would Be It


Crescent-curved bay. Swaying palms. White sand and gentle waves. If there were such thing as a perfect beach, Maracas Bay would be it. The natural bay is nestled about 30 minutes from the capital of Trinidad and Tobago, an island nation off the co...


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