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4 JetBlue baggage handlers in Antigua are suspected of smuggling drugs during the Christmas holidays. The 4 men – whose names are being withheld because they have not been formally charged, work at the VC Bird International Airport and are believed to be involved in smuggling more than 30 pounds of cocaine into the U.S. […]

Reviews are in following the conclusion of Rebel Salute 2017. Taking place last weekend at Grizzly’s Plantation at Priory, St Ann, Jamaica, the 2 day event held its 24th staging. Outstanding performances are said to have come from Dancehall artist Popcaan – who gave a mature, clean, professional performance that many were unaware he was […]

Trinidad & Tobago’s National team coach has resigned after only 1 month. Last week, Belgian Tom Saintfiet announced his resignation – just ahead of World Cup Qualifiers after losing 3 of 4 contests. 2 of the loses came in Caribbean Cup playoff series, causing T&T to fall out of contention for the CONCACAF Gold Cup. […]

A Grenadian family is accusing police in Barbados of harassment and humiliation. A family of 5 – the Gilbert parents, their 2 daughters, and a cousin, were in Barbados last October to renew their passports. While shopping in Bridgetown, they purchasing items from one Mall, then went across the street to another. They say the […]

Ride sharing service Uber, has made its way to Trinidad & Tobago. First announced in October last year, Uber launched its service in T&T this morning, with Machel Montano being its first Uber passenger. Uber officials said “Who better to kick off the launch of Uber, than Trinidad & Tobago’s very own singer, songwriter and […]

Bahamian student athletes shine bright in U.S. college track & field meets. At the Illini Classic in Champaign, Illinois, redshirt junior Pedrya Seymour won the women’s 60 meters hurdles in 8.20 seconds. At a dual meet between Purdue ad Indiana State, fellow Bahamian Devynne Charlton – also a junior, won the women’s 60m hurdles in […]

Jamaica has rejected the U.K’s offer to help build a new maximum-security prison. On Friday, Jamaica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, made the announcement in Parliament. Jamaica’s former administration had signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) under which the British government would have contributed £25 million (US$30 million) towards building the […]

IrieJam is featured in a video by Dancehall star Alkaline. Last November, Alkaline filmed the video for his single “City” in New York City. Directed by Jay Will – who is responsible for videos from artists like Shaggy, Vybz Kartel, Ky-Mani Marley, – “City” shows Alkaline and his crew in both his home town and […]

Haiti’s national football team has advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup Playoffs. Last week Haiti defeated Trinidad & Tobago 5-1 and Suriname 4-2, to secure 5th place in the CFU Caribbean Cup playoffs. With the wins, Haiti knocked of Jamaica for the top spot in the The Caribbean Football Union (CFU), and solidified its place […]

Age of consent laws are being challenged in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago. In Jamaica, Children’s Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison, is calling for the age of consent to be raised from 16 to 18, to protect minors from “predatory relationships”. Gordon Harrison has been advocating for raising the age of consent since 2014, when she […]


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