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Health authorities in Barbados have confirmed a syphilis outbreak on the island. Senior Medical Officer with responsibility for HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Dr. Anton Best, said the outbreak was first detected in 2013. Now a new report has revealed a significant increase in the number of syphilis cases since 2013 and the subsequent […]

Both Soca themed cruises returned for a 2nd installation. Last year the inaugural UberSoca Cruise and Soca on the Seas both delivered successful, sold out cruises that were attended by Soca fans across the world. Recently both announced they would be returning.  The 2017 edition of Soca on the Seas – which is supported by […]

Jamaica Reggae artist Chronixx has signed a deal with Adidas. Chronixx is now the face of Adidas’s new SPEZIAL Spring/Summer 2017 collection. The news was announced via a 5-minute short film posted on Adidas’ YouTube channel that launched the new collection, which Adidas said “explores the roots of culture”. In the video, Chronixx is seen […]

A bus accident in Haiti has left at least 38 people dead. Around 4am Sunday morning, a bus traveling from Cap Haitien to Port-au-Prince, hit 2 people at a bus stop, killing 1. Then while attempting to flee the accident, the speeding bus plowed into a ‘rara parade’- which is a traditional street celebration involving […]

Jamaica will host the inaugural edition of the Curvy Caribbean Conference. Scheduled for April 8 & 9 at the Worthington, Spanish Court in Kingston, the Curvy Caribbean Conference will be the first of its kind in the Caribbean with the objective of empowering curvy women in the region to love and embrace their bodies. The […]

The Bahamas is finalizing preparations for the upcoming IAAF World Relays. To be held at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium in Nassau from April 22-23rd, the event is set to be the biggest edition of the event thus far with more than 700 athletes from 42 countries competing to win the coveted Golden Baton. […]

Caribbean countries are preparing for the influx of deportees from the U.S. and U.K. On Wednesday, Guyana’s government announced plans to implement programs aimed at reintegrating deportees into society. Citizenship Minister Winston Felix said the Government will continue to engage authorities from the countries where the nationals are being deported from, as well as work […]

T&T Soca star Destra Garcia wows fans in Venezuela. The Queen of Bacchanal launched her post Carnival tour performing at Venezuela’s Carnival event in the capital city Guiria. Destra – who is fluent in both Spanish and French, spoke to the capacity filled crowd in Spanish, instructing them to jump, wave and sing, to which […]

Jamaican sprint queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is pregnant with her first child. Yesterday she made the announcement via social media, saying “New Chapter awaits, Hello Motherhood!!! See you soon” adding 2 baby emojis and #Motherhood2017 #Hiswill and #PrycelessJourney!!. She further said that all her focus had been on getting healthy and being in the best possible […]

China has gifted to Barbados $10 million of educational equipment. The donation of 14,500 pieces of equipment included 2,500 desks, 2,500 chairs, desktop computers, monitors, and tablets. The educational teaching materials were presented to the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation just this morning, during a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart. Prime […]


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