May 27, 2019

Top four football player with Caribbean roots who have made it to the Premier League

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From Caribbean News Now The Caribbean Islands are home to many of the greatest English footballers to ever exist. From legends such as Andy Cole and John Barnes to Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge, all of them are known to have Caribbean roots. As a former English colony, Jamaica was home of popular sports such […]

WALSHY FIRE – ABENG… A conversation between Africa and the Caribbean

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From Reggaeville ABENG IS A “CONVERSATION BETWEEN AFRICA AND THE CARIBBEAN” FEATURING TOP NAMES IN DANCEHALL AND AFROBEATS  Walshy Fire has used his platform as a member of Major Lazerand as a producer and international DJ to gather artists from Africa and the Caribbean for ABENG, a first-of-its-kind album bridging the two regions, out June 7th on Mad Decent. […]

Caribbean305 returns to Miami this Summer

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A celebration of the culinary, spirits and cultural wonders of the Caribbean coming to Mana Wynwood, June 22 MIAMI (May 16, 2019) – South Florida’s premier Caribbean culinary and cultural celebration, Caribbean305, returns to Miami on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Mana Wynwood, a new location for the annual event. Featuring flavors from more than a dozen […]

Jamaica: Pioneering trade facilitation improvements in the Caribbean

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From The World Bank STORY HIGHLIGHTS With support from the World Bank Group, Jamaica is improving trade facilitation with a new trade information portal aimed at generating more trade and investment. The Jamaica trade information portal makes it easier and less costly for the private sector to move goods across borders. Jamaica is moving towards […]

Sargassum killing Mexico and Caribbean beaches and tourism industry

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From Merco Press Tourists looking for sun and sand in Mexican resorts like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum have been disgusted by foul-smelling mounds of sargassum – a seaweed-like algae – piling up on beaches and turning turquoise waters brown, and experts are warning that it may be the new normal. Mexico’s Riviera Maya Caribbean […]

Saving for a ‘Rainy Day’ takes on new meaning in Caribbean

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By Kenton X. Change From Caribbean Life KINGSTOWN, Mar 4 2019 (IPS) — In the tiny eastern Caribbean nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, proverbs relating to the weather are very common. Everyone knows that “Who has cocoa outside must look out for rain,” has nothing to do with the drying of the bean […]

UK’s strategic economic engagement with Caribbean shape response to reparations

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By Hermina Garic From Utica College Center of Public Affairs and Election Research The United Kingdom is the only country to respond to Caribbean countries in their pressure for slavery reparations from European governments. The reason revolves around the uncertain economic situation of Britain post-Brexit. The United Kingdom’s economy is predicted to struggle if/when a […]

Disney wins ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ copyright suit as court declares you cannot copyright pirate life

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By Timothy Geigner From Tech Dirt It’s no secret that Disney is almost solely responsible for the wild expansion of copyright law that has occurred over the course of decades. In addition to the near constant lobbying for longer copyright term lengths and a heavy-handed approach to enforcement, Disney has also found itself attempting to assert copyright […]

Digicel, NBA to hold basketball camps across Caribbean

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From telecompaper Digicel and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced plans to hold joint basketball camps for children across the Caribbean for the fifth consecutive year. Starting on 18 May in Trinidad and Tobago, the NBA Digicel Jumpstart Basketball Camps will also feature stops in Jamaica and Barbados. The three camps will be divided into […]

ESPN acquires PGA Championship in LatAm, Brazil, Caribbean

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From Media Sports Business International sports broadcaster ESPN has acquired rights in Latin America, Brazil and the Caribbean to US golf major the PGA Championship, as part of a new long-term agreement with the PGA of America. The deal commences with the 2019 PGA Championship, which tees off today (Thursday) at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, […]