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Government ministers in St. Lucia walk out of a Parliament sitting. On Tuesday, members of the main opposition St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) walked out of Parliament after realizing their motion regarding the controversial Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) had not been included on the sittings’ Order Paper. Opposition leader, Philip J. Pierre questioned the […]

The music of Skip Marley is featured in a controversial Pepsi ad. On Tuesday PepsiCo released a new ad featuring Kardashian sister Kendall Jenner, using the instrumental of Skip Marley’s new release ‘Lions’ as the background. In the 3 minute long spot, Jenner is in the middle of a modeling photoshoot when a protest march […]

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 […]

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 […]

A history meeting was held between the major investing entities of Carnival in Jamaica. The Jamaica Observer is reporting that last Friday, all major representatives and stakeholders involved in Carnival celebrations in Jamaica, met as one focused group for the first time in the event’s history. Held at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in St Andrew, […]

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 […]

Dominica’s Olympic Committee (DOC) is sponsoring a day of Sport and Peace, to combat rising violence in the country. Tomorrow, in observation of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, the DOC has scheduled a day of activities, sports, and demonstrations in effort to raise awareness about the power of sport as a […]

The government of Jamaica is attempting to make amends for the 1963 Coral Gardens massacre. Yesterday, Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness, formally apologized to the Rastafarian community for the atrocities committed against them more than 50 years ago, via a statement in Parliament, Holness called the Coral Gardens incident “A grave injustice” and said that […]

The Bahamian Parliament will be dissolve next week, just ahead of upcoming general elections. On Sunday, Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie announced that Parliament will be dissolved next Tuesday April 11, and encouraged voters to register by Monday the 10th. Christie also announced that writs of the election will be issued on the same day, […]

The president of FIFA is scheduled to visit Guyana and Trinidad & Tobago next week. FIFA president Gianni Infantino – who was elected in February 2016, is slate to make his first ever trip to Guyana next Sunday April 9. Infantino’s visit follows a recent visit by CONCACAF President Victor Montagliani, and comes on the […]


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