In History: Cheddi Berret Jagan was born

On this day in history, March 22, 1918, Guyanese politician Cheddi Berret Jagan was born in a rural village in the country of Berbice, which is now considered part of modern day Guyana. Jagan, the eldest of eleven children, was born to a family of indentured laborers. Growing up in rural poverty, his family often … Continue reading In History: Cheddi Berret Jagan was born

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Recipe: National Dish of St. Kitts and Nevis – Caribbean National Weekly

St. Kitts and Nevis is considered to have one of longest recorded history in the Caribbean countries. It was said the first settlers by Native Americans 500 years before the Europeans arrived to the island. This island is not only rich in history, but rich in cuisine and tropical beauty as well. The national dish … Continue reading Recipe: National Dish of St. Kitts and Nevis – Caribbean National Weekly

Two more arrested in connection with Trinidad cop’s murder- Caribbean National Weekly

A 36- year old mother of two from Carenage and a 24-year-old Sea Lots man were taken into police custody by Homicide Investigations Bureau in connection with the murder of policewoman Nyasha Joseph. The woman was arrested Friday morning after investigators learned of an altercation between Joseph and the woman that occurred days before the … Continue reading Two more arrested in connection with Trinidad cop’s murder- Caribbean National Weekly

Recipe: Cuban Vaca Frita – Caribbean National Weekly

​Literally translated to “Fried Cow”, this Cuban dish is usually served with rice, beans and fried plantains. Vaca frita will transport you to Havana without ever having you leave your home. Similar to Cuba’s Ropa Vieja, this dish has less tomato sauce and more of the natural crispy beef flavor that will leave you craving … Continue reading Recipe: Cuban Vaca Frita – Caribbean National Weekly

Today in History- Caribbean National Weekly: Cricketer Colin Croft was born

This Day in History: On March 15, 1953 Colin Everton Hunte Croft was born in Lancaster Village in British Guiana. Croft, a former West Indian and Guyanese cricketer, was part of the West Indian quartet of fast bowlers from the late 1970s and early 1980s. Due to his full height of 6’5, he was considered … Continue reading Today in History- Caribbean National Weekly: Cricketer Colin Croft was born

Recipe: Arroz Con Gandules – Caribbean National Weekly

Recipe: Arroz Con Gandules (Puerto Rican Rice with Pigeon Peas) Are you looking to spice up the flavor in your rice? Try Arroz con gandules. Although it is quite similar to Rice and Peas known throughout the Caribbean, this signature dish of Puerto Rico includes the important ingredient of Sofrito to give additional flavor. This … Continue reading Recipe: Arroz Con Gandules – Caribbean National Weekly

Trumpcare? Or Obamacare? – Caribbean National Weekly

House Republicans recently released their plan of an alternative to the Affordable Care Act, giving the new healthcare plan a more conservative vision. “I’m proud to support the replacement plan released by the House of Representatives. We are going to have something much more understood and more popular than people can even imagine,” said President … Continue reading Trumpcare? Or Obamacare? – Caribbean National Weekly