Dominica’s Lady of Song comes to Trinidad

Celebrated Caribbean songstress Ophelia Marie performs her famous Cadence-Lypso music style Under The Trees of The Normandie, St Ann’s for Carnival 2018. Marie, of Dominica, is back at The Normandie after her sparkling appearance here a few years ago. With the recent hurrricane devastation to Dominica, Marie has shown her resolve to rise above the…

NTA official touts Nevis on CNN Travel’s top destinations to visit in 2018 as significant

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (January 12, 2018) — A top Tourism official on Nevis believes that CNN Travel’s recent decision to name the island among its top 18 best places to visit in 2018 is significant for the tourism industry and the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA).   Mr. Greg Phillip, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the NTA…

Conan Heads To Haiti To Mercilessly Mock Donald Trump

Conan O’Brien is hitting the road again to hit back at President Donald Trump in a “Conan Without Borders” episode. The late-night host said Sunday he will visit Haiti after Trump reportedly called the country a “shithole” as he discussed immigration protections for certain nations. “Still reeling from @realDonaldTrump’s very negative Yelp review of Haiti, which means I’ll love it,”…

Olympic Speed Skater Erin Jackson Just Made History!!!

The road to the 2018 Winter Olympics keeps getting better, and Team USA’s roster continues to be filled with impressive (and increasingly diverse) young women. This time, 25-year-old speed skater Erin Jackson, of Ocala, Florida, just became the first African-American woman to make Team USA’s long-track speed skating team. Long-track skating differs from the short-track competition by…

H&M’s Apology for Tone-Deaf ‘Monkey’ Sweatshirt Misstep ‘Not Enough’

H&M’s “monkey” sweatshirt debacle is yet another sad reminder of how much more work needs to be done when it comes understanding the implications that can arise behind certain images and messaging. The Sweden-based global fashion chain is learning that firsthand after a photo of a young black male modeling a hoodie imprinted with the…

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…