Caribbean

Butch Stewart Dies

Butch Stewart Dies

Gordon “Butch” Stewart- Photo Credit: Getty Images Caribbean tourism mogul and founder of Sandals Resorts International, Gordon “Butch” Stewart dies at a hospital in the USA. He was 79 years old. His son Adam Stewart who is currently the Deputy Chair of the Sandals...

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Caribbean Volcanoes Awake

Caribbean Volcanoes Awake

650A lava dome is forming in the crater of the La Soufrière volcano in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.Photo Credit:  University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre Residents of Martinique and St. Vincent and the Grenadines are on the alert as long-dormant...

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Bolt Releases Video

Bolt Releases Video

Usain Bolt. Photo Credit: Jamaican Insider Track star and sprint legend Usain Bolt kickstarts the new year with a music video release called “Living the Dream.”  The official video was launched on January 2, 2021 and features the record-breaking athlete with his...

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Caribbean Celebrates VP

Caribbean Celebrates VP

Kamala Harris. Photo Credit: Sait Serkan Gurbuz/ Wall Street Journal The Caribbean Community is gearing up to celebrate Vice President Kamala Harris, the first female Caribbean American to be inaugurated. The virtual event is spearheaded by Invest Caribbean (ICN) the...

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Jazz and Blues 2021

Jazz and Blues 2021

Photo Credit: Jamaica Jazz and Blues Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival returns virtually from January 28 -30, 2021, after a four-year hiatus from the music arena. The event is licensed to Florida based Adrian Allen from steady image media and is in partnership with...

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Shaggy Christmas Album

Shaggy Christmas Album

No caption Are you ready for a ragamuffin Christmas? Grammy award winner and Jamaican reggae superstar Shaggy, aka Mr. Boombastic, invites you to have “Christmas in the islands” all wrapped up in his new album that will guarantee a “Warm and Easy” “Holiday in...

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CIBC Art Contest

CIBC Art Contest

Photo Credit: CIBC FirstCaribbean CIBC FirstCaribbean celebrates their 100th year anniversary with a Christmas Art Competition for children between the ages of four to eighteen years old. Primary and secondary school students who are residents in the 16 member...

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Spice “I Feel a Way”

Spice “I Feel a Way”

Spice. Photo credit: Spex Photo Dancehall Queen Spice drops latest song “I Feel a Way” in 24 hours, inspired by a mortifying experience she had while shopping at Walmart where she felt she was racially profiled. The incident led the singer to take to social media...

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Bahamian Wins Award

Bahamian Wins Award

Kristal Ambrose. Photo Credit: Goldman Environmental Prize Kristal Ambrose of The Bahamas has won the Goldman Environmental Prize for Islands & Island Nations in 2020. The award, handed out annually to grassroots environmental activists, is sometimes called “the...

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Human Traffic Tragedy

Human Traffic Tragedy

Photo Credit: Alberto News The bodies of at least 20 Venezuelans on board the boat My Memories which left Güiria on December 6, en route to Trinidad and Tobago, were found off the coast of Venezuela. The fragile overloaded boat overturned and was shipwrecked 6.3...

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Soca Queen Makes a Turn

Soca Queen Makes a Turn

Destra Garcia. Photo credit: Yaadroc Trinidad and Tobago’s Bacchanal Queen Destra Garcia makes a leap into her new career as TV talk show host. In the midst of a raging pandemic, the Soca queen takes a turn into the virtual world, where she is able to engage her fans...

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Marcus Garvey Jr. Dies

Marcus Garvey Jr. Dies

Marcus Garvey Jr. Photo credit: Rod Leon Marcus Garvey Jr., the firstborn son of the Jamaican national hero, Marcus Mosiah Garvey, died in Wellington, Florida, on Dec. 8, following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Garvey Jr., 90, was born in St. Andrew,...

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