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Former top government officials in Guyana were arrested in connection to a housing scheme. Yesterday, several high profile members of Guyana’s main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), were arrested and detained for questioning regarding their acquisition of seaside housing lands during their time in power. They are accused of illegally used state resources to build […]

The Jamaica College Robotics Team won 4 awards at an international high school competition. Held last month in Manhattan, the 2017 NYC FIRST Robotics Regional (FRC) Championship is an international high school robotics competition dubbed a “varsity sport for the mind”, as it combines the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology. […]

The winners of T&T’s Carnival Road March have been selected to showcase at popular U.S. music festival SXSW (South By Southwest). The Ultimate Rejects, led by MX Prime – formerly Maximus Dan, are responsible for the #1 song of the carnival season, “Full Extreme”. MX Prime wrote “Full Extreme” – which was voted Road March […]

Former president of Haiti, René Garcia Préval, has passed away. Last Friday morning, Préval died following a stroke and cardiac arrest. Préval served 2 terms as Haiti’s president, from 1996 to 2001 and 2006 to 2011. He is the only Haitian leader to be freely elected, serve a full constitutional term without being assassinated or […]

Jamaican music legend Edi Fitzroy, has also passed away. Born Fitzroy Edwards in Chapleton, Clarendon, Edi Fitzroy was the son of sound system operator Vasco Edwards, but studied accounting. He worked at the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation (JBC) – as an Accounts Clerk, but he is most known for being the first person to […]

Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago Men’s senior teams will face off in a friendly international this Friday March 10. The match is being held in continued preparation for the upcoming 2018 World Cup qualifiers to be held later this month. T&T was originally slated to play Suriname this Friday, but host Suriname pulled out unexpectedly […]

A historic Caribbean American New York politician has passed away. Helen Marshall, the first Black president of Queens Borough New York, passed away Saturday March 4, at her home in Palm Desert, California, succumbing to an extended illness. Born in the Bronx to Guyanese immigrants, Helen Marshall began her 40 year political career in East […]

A British parliamentarian has lashed out at the Jamaican government for refusing the U.K.’s offer to help fund a prison. Last year the U.K. extended an offer to Jamaica to partially fund construction of a new prison so the U.K. could deport Jamaican natives imprisoned in the country back to their land of origin to […]

5 Bahamians have qualified for the U.S. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships. The list of qualifiers was released on Tuesday, which have the 5 Bahamians ­ 3 women and 2 men, representing their respective colleges. Leading the list of Bahamian qualifiers is Devynne Charlton, a senior at Purdue […]

5 Dominican authors will have their works included in the Toronto Public Library’s prestigious Merril Collection. The Merril Collection is considered Canada’s premiere collection of speculative fiction – which are works in the genres of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror.  It is also regarded as one of the world’s finest popular culture collections, and currently […]


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