May 10, 2021

T&T police commish apologizes to Buju Banton over hotel raid

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By Aza Ali From Caribbean Life Commissioner of Police of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), Gary Griffith has apologized to Jamaican reggae icon Mark “Buju Banton” Myrie over a search carried out by the Organized Crime and Intelligence Unit (OCIU) of his Hilton Trinidad hotel room about 24 hours after he arrived in […]

Caribbean News Roundup from News Americas Feb 21 2019

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Feb. 21, 2019: Here are the top headlines making news from the Caribbean and Latin America for Feb. 21, 2019:  Haiti’s PM says the detained 5 Americans busted with guns are ‘terrorists’ targeting his government. Hundreds bid adieu Wednesday to  11-year-old Riya Rajkumar who was allegedly killed by […]

Being Gay In The Caribbean

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BY NATTALIE GORDON From Curve Magazine Growing up gay—and female—in the Caribbean means being in survival mode. In June 2004, founding member and the public face of the Jamaican Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays (J-FLAG) and Jamaica’s leading gay-rights activist, Brian Williamson, was stabbed to death in his home… Human Rights Watch (HRW) researcher […]