September 21, 2019

Martin: Celebrate National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

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By Melissa Martin Start planning a party for the 2019 National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. Listen to the sounds of reggae, meringue, calypso, rumba and zouk music during the merrymaking. And dance. Sip a tropical concoction and feast on seafood. Caribbean Heritage Month commemoration was adopted by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2005 to recognize the […]

Ashanti & Usain Bolt

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Ashanti & Usain Bolt Put Some Motion in the Caribbean Ocean During Yacht Party From The Blast Ashanti and Usain Bolt turned up the heat during a recent trip to Trinidad and Tobago. The singer and fastest man alive were seen partying and dancing together on a yacht with Trinidadian singer, Machel Montano. It was all being filmed for what appeared […]

American publication names hurricanes ‘Person of the Year’

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From Jamaica Observer NEW YORK, USA (CMC) — A prominent Caribbean American publication here has named hurricanes Irma and Maria, described as “the two mega, Category 5 hurricanes of 2017”, as its ‘Person of the Year”. The Brooklyn-based Everybody’s Magazine, owned and published by Grenadian Herman Hall, said it is the first time the 40-year- […]

Caricom Highlights Caribbean Performance in World Championships

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From Prensa Latina Saint George, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) In a congratulatory message to the athletes, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Chairman and Prime Minister of Grenada Kieth Mitchell said he was ”extremely proud” of their performances. He congratulated the athletes, and recognised the successes of the participants of the Caribbean region in the World Champinships of […]

Walton leads record rush at Pan American u20 Championships

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Jamal Walton of the Cayman Islands led a magic afternoon of world-class athletics on the opening day of the Pan-American U20 Championships at Trujillo’s Chan Chan stadium, where four event records fell in spectacular fashion. Walton, fourth at the 2015 IAAF World U18 Championships, marked a special return to South American soil with an impressive […]

Wealth managers to the super-rich undermine society and what we can do about it

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By Chuck Collins From The Nation An expert on their secretive world explains how these shadowy practitioners of financial trickery help facilitate widespread tax evasion—and undermine democratic government. Recent years have seen a tremendous amount of scholarship and commentary on the growth of inequality in the United States and what can be done about it. […]

Usain Bolt wins final 100m race in Jamaica in emotional farewell

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From Caribbean News Service KINGSTON, Jamaica, Jun 11 2017 – Usain Bolt marked an emotional farewell at a sell-out stadium in Jamaica by winning his final 100m on home soil. The 30-year-old will bring down the curtain on his illustrious career when he retires in August after the World Championships in London and began his […]

Two of the world’s highest paid celebs are Caribbean born and raised

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. June 13, 2017: Two Caribbean born and raised celebrities are among the highest paid in the world, according to the latest Forbes 2017 list. The two both made the top 100 list unveiled by the magazine Monday. They are: 1: Rihanna Barbados-born award-winning pop star turned actress […]

These Caribbean athletes won Gold at the Jamaica Invitational

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From NAN News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. May 22, 2017: Eight athletes from across the Caribbean, including six from Jamaica, claimed gold on Saturday at the prestigious Jamaica International Invitational IWC meet, held in the island’s capital, Kingston. They are: 1: Jamaican Olympian Yohan Blake ensured the 100-m gold title stayed in Jamaica as he […]

Caribbean disappoints at World Relays

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From Caribbean National Weekly Only three Caribbean teams managed to finish among the top ten countries in the medal count at the recently held World Relays in Bahamas. The United States was the overwhelming winner with 60 medals overall, followed by Jamaica with 39 and Australia third with 24 medals. Trinidad and Tobago and Bahamas […]