Meesha Robinson

Meesha Robinson

Haiti, Jamaica T&T Lead Caribbean Soccer Ranking

Trinidad and Tobago’s emotional World Cup qualifying victory over the United States last month has propelled the Soca Warriors to third in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) soccer ranking, according to the game’s governing body FIFA. T&T also earned a significant jump in the world ranking issued by FIFA, moving up 16 places to 83rd, the biggest movers in the Caribbean.

Jamaica’s Jenaae

Jenaae Jackson, representing Jamaica at last month’s Miss Grand International 2017 in Vietnam, shows off her elaborate outfit during the pageant’s “Best National Costume” segment. The annual beauty contest is run by Miss Grand International Organization based in Thailand.

Kitchen Tools: Great Holiday Gift Ideas For Foodies

The upcoming holiday season is the perfect opportunity to outfit foodies with all the tools they need to make cooking more efficient and delicious. Not sure where to start? Here are a few smart ideas: Promote precision - A good kitchen scale will help chefs get more precise when measuring solids and liquids in baking and everyday meal prep. But a great kitchen scale will go beyond that.

Caribbean American Senator Defends NFL Anthem Protests

Kamala Harris, a Caribbean American member of the United States Senate, has weighed in on the controversy surrounding professional athletes protesting during the playing of the American anthem, stressing they had the right to oppose injustice. In a direct attack against the position on the issue by U.S. President Donald Trump, who blasted the players for kneeling or showing any other sign of protest during the playing of anthem before games, Harris recently defended the athletes’ freedom to express themselves.

Art Garfunkel’s Memoir Garners Praise

Music Legend to Present Memoir October 15. Co-presented With Books & Books.  On October 15, Art Garfunkel will take the stage in the Miami Dade College Auditorium to discuss his new memoir, a hybrid blend of notes, poetic snippets of language and stories about his youth as part of the musical duet Simon & Garfunkel. This event is co-presented by Books and Books and the Miami Book Fair.

‘Pure Evil’: Gunman Murders Over 50 At Vegas Concert

Las Vegas, a popular United States entertainment hub visited by hundreds of Caribbean nationals each year, was the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in United States history earlier this month. A lone gunman, operating from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, sent a barrage of automatic fire on a crowd of some 22,000 attending the final night of the Route 91 Harvest Festival, a country music event.

T&T’s Road To Independence

Trinidad and Tobago celebrates Independence on Aug. 31 each year. This year, that date marked the 55th Independence from Britain for the twin-island republic. Originally, Trinidad was a Spanish colony. In 1797 it was conquered by the United Kingdom. Tobago was a Dutch colony as early as the 16th century, but has been ruled by Britain, France, the Netherlands and the Duchy of Courtland over the years.

Message From Eric Fliss SMDCAC Managing Director

Dear Friends,  We hope that you and your families are safe and secure and that all of our friends, neighbours, and community partners are also safe post Hurricane Irma. We sustained minor damages at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, which we are in the process of repairing now.
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