November 15, 2019

Protests ignite in Brazil as World Cup nears

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By Colin Daileda From Mashable Cities across Brazil were wracked by protests again on Friday as citizens try to bring attention to the injustices they feel surround World Cup construction. At least 18 cities have experienced waves of strikes and crime over the past week as riots continue ahead of the World Cup, which is […]

Have you heard of the Zouk yet? This Brazilian dance form is gaining steam across the world

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From IBN Live Kendra Haynes stretches so far back that her long blonde hair touches the floor. It is a Monday night in Miami and the hour is approaching midnight. At the C Lounge and Cigar Bar, Haynes and a small crowd dance Brazilian zouk, a partner dance with the closeness of tango, sensuality of […]

Caribbean could be hit by the biggest tsunami mankind has ever seen

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By Sanje Witter From Island Mix The Caribbean could be at risk from a mega-tsunami that scientists say could devastate coastlines from Florida to Brazil following a volcanic eruption in the Canary Island. The apocalyptic wave that would be generated as a result of part of the mountain falling into the water would result in […]

Cayman Islands give health advisory for World Cup travellers

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From Cayman Islands Public Health Department The Public Health Department has issued a health advisory to Cayman Islands residents who will be attending the World Cup in Brazil from June 12 through July 13 2014. “The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO ) recommend that all residents of the Americas […]

Four nations on rise in rankings after wins – [Cayman biggest climber]

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From (IRB.COM) Cayman Islands are the biggest climbers of the latest IRB World Rankings with a five-place elevation to 58th after beating the Bahamas 35-7 in a warm-up to the NACRA (North American Caribbean Rugby Association) Championships. The win on the road in Freeport has lifted the Cayman Island to within one place of their […]

Former Turks and Caicos premier claims innocence, blames Britain

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By Caribbean News Now contributor PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands — In a one-hour interview that aired on local television on Friday, former Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) premier Michael Misick blamed the British government at length, while at the same time proclaiming his innocence of the various corruption-related charges that have been brought against […]

One-legged soccer star is your ultimate inspiration

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By Sam Laird From Mashable When the World Cup kicks off in Brazil on June 12, the planet’s best soccer players will be on display before all of humanity. Superstars such as Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Neymar from Brazil can’t be matched in terms of skill, pace or goal-scoring ability at the […]

Get ready to buy emerging markets [after vacationing in Grand Cayman]

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By StreetAuthority From Nasdaq As I write this I’m sailing across the sky, 35,000 feet in the air in a Boeing 777, heading home from a great vacation in Grand Cayman. It’s one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. White sandy beaches and great snorkeling and diving. I also like vacationing in Grand […]

Jamaica announces technical staff appointments

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KINGSTON, Jamaica— With an abundance of international engagements on the horizon, the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) announced Wednesday a series of coaching appointments. Men’s national team head coach Winfried Schaefer has a new assistant in Miguel Coley, who guided Jamaica College to the national schools title last year. Coley will also lead the under-23 team […]

Introducing CONCACAF Interactive 2014

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Fans from across the region are invited to compete for all-expenses-paid trip for two to be guests at the FIFA Interactive World Cup Grand Final in Brazil. SIGN UP NOW at: http://www.concacafinteractive.com/sign-up/ MIAMI– The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced last month the CONCACAF Interactive 2014 (#CI14), a competition in […]