November 11, 2019

Las Vegas celebrates Labor Day Weekend with exclusive specials and exhilarating entertainment

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LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas is the ultimate Labor Day weekend getaway, offering a special experience for all visitors to celebrate the end of summer. The Entertainment Capital of the World will send off the summer in style with electrifying Labor Day Weekend pool parties, special room rates, concerts, comedians and DJ performances, Aug. 30 – […]

Potential Tropical Cyclone Six forms: Tropical Wave in Caribbean

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By David Heckard From Spectrum Local News Potential Tropical Cyclone Six is expected to develop into a tropical storm early Friday. When it becomes a named storm, it will be called Florence. (Spectrum News 13) ORLANDO, Fla. — Potential Tropical Cyclone Six has formed in the extreme eastern Atlantic, as tropical storm warnings have been […]

US: Boom Mas gets erotic for Labor Day

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BY NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life After four consecutive years on the Parkway, Boom Mas Carnival, the International Band, is getting erotic for Labor Day, according to co-band leaders Trinidadian Joel Deriggs and St. Lucian Daran Andrew. “This year’s presentation for Labor Day 2018 is called ‘Erotica,’” they told Caribbean Life. “This year, we […]

The Cayman Islands wants to be a culinary destination — for your kids

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By Sara Liss For Miami.com Call it baking for bambinos. Cooking for kiddos. Gastronomy for the pint-sized. It all means kids are invading the kitchen and in turn, learning more about what they’re putting in their bodies and where that food comes from. Kids learning to cook has slowly been gaining popularity as a travel […]

These are the most common weeks of the year for Americans to get married

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By Dan Kopf, Priceonomics From Business Insider Picking a wedding date is likely the single biggest planning decision a couple will make in their lives. The chosen date impacts the expense of the ceremony, venue possibilities, and the plans of possibly hundreds of people. The conventionaldecision is to pick a Saturday in the warmer months […]

Reflectionz’ celebrates Neville Hines

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By Nelson King From Caribbean Life As Karib Vibrationz Mas sways on Eastern Parkway on Labor Day, gyrating masqueraders will also be reflecting on the work of veteran mas producer Neville Hines. “ ‘Reflectionz of Neville Hines’ bring back some of the great work Neville has done over the years he’s making mas,” co-band leader […]

W.I. Day Parade in Brooklyn Mon (7)

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By Caitlin Nolan , Stephen Rex Brown from New York Daily News NYPD dispatching additional 1,500 cops to monitor pre-dawn parties before West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn The NYPD is dispatching an additional 1,500 cops to keep an eye on pre-dawn parties before the West Indian Day Parade. The J’Ouvert march through Flatbush is […]

Distorted and inaccurate mainstream media coverage marred the West Indian American Day Carnival parade –

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By J. McCallister From New York Daily News – and others also took aim at the Labor Day festival Newsweek.com reveals the carnival procession was pelted with “racially charged” and anti-Caribbean comments on a police officers’ website and Everybody’s Caribbean magazine says carnival leadership is out of step Yes, I said to the parade, not […]

Whopping $700 media fee creates controversy

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By Vinette K. Pryce From Caribbean Life After 46 years of coverage of the annual West Indian American Day Associations annual festivities in Brooklyn, in an un-precedented action, the organizers required media individuals to pay a whopping $700 in order to report on the activities. The fee demanded reporters to pay $700 for a five-day […]