CARIBBEAN READY FOR CARIFTA GAMES 2017

Junior athletes across the Caribbean are preparing for the upcoming CARIFTA Games 2017. Scheduled to take place next weekend April 15-17 at the Ergilio Hato Stadion in Willemstad Curacao, the traditional Easter Weekend championships will see more than 600 athletes and officials representing 26 Caribbean nations. In its second year as the Official Broadcast Partner…

CONGRESSWOMAN TELLS CARIB-COMMUNITY ‘FIGHT TRUMP!’

Caribbean-American New York Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke, is calling on the Caribbean community to stand up against Donald Trump. Clarke – the daughter of Jamaican immigrants, made the call while delivering the keynote address at the 25th anniversary celebration of Brooklyn’s Progressive Democrats Political Association (PDPA). During her address, Clarke – who represents the 9th…

BAHAMAS JUNKANOO CARNIVAL POSTPONED DUE TO ELECTIONS

The Government of The Bahamas has postponed the Junkanoo Carnival, in light of upcoming elections. On Monday Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie announced that the carnival celebration – originally scheduled for May 4­6 in Nassau, has been “suspended” due to the approaching general election. Chairman of Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) Paul Major, also confirmed…