January 18, 2022

This Caribbean Carnival won’t allow you to twerk —unless you ask permission first

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BY JACQUELINE CHARLES From Miami Herald Attention all Carnival revelers and masqueraders attending the Caribbean’s biggest bacchanal: Non-consensual grinding, the provocative hip-gyrating, free-for-all that’s known in Caribbean parlance as “wining,” can get you slapped with an assault charge. Trinidad and Tobago, the two-island country that’s considered the birthplace of the modern-day Pre-Lenten Caribbean Carnival, is […]

New York Caribbean Carnival Week celebrates 50 years

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From South Florida Caribbean News Brooklyn, NY— On Thursday, August 31st, the 50th Annual New York Caribbean Carnival Week (NYCCW) presented by West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA) kicks off with Reggae Unda Di Stars, co-presented by Red Stripe and media partner Irie Jam Radio. This funky Reggae party, features Reggae Ambassadors Cocoa Tea, […]

Calypso Rose welcomes government’s offer

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From Newsday T&T “PUT my name on the plane,” McCartha “Calypso Rose” Lewis said yesterday after hearing about plans government has for her which include naming a Caribbean Airlines aircraft after her and providing her with a Diplomatic passport. In a brief interview, Lewis said she felt thrilled, happy and thanked God to be alive […]