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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 […]

Grenada’s most famous playwright will be speaking in New York this Saturday. Francis Urias Peters – who is also a Public Education Specialist, has written numerous notable plays addressing social and health issues, with his most prominent being “Struggle”, “Shattered Expectations” and “The Burial of Miss Faithlyn”. Peters is scheduled to be a guest speaker […]

Women athletes from Jamaica perform well at the Florida Relays. Held over the weekend at Florida State University in Gainesville, Florida, the track and field meet saw Jamaican professional and student athletes competing. Veteran Jamaican sprinter – and the nation’s most decorate female athlete, Veronica Campbell Brown, won the women’s 200m in world leading time.  […]

A famed Trini-born civil rights activist has passed away. The family of British journalist and writer, Darcus Howe, announce that on Saturday April 1, he “quietly and unexpectedly” passed away at home in his sleep. Born in Moruga Trinidad, Darcus Howe went to England to study law, but instead became a political activist and member […]

Dancehall star Alkaline created a ruckus during his first performance in Jamaica in more than 3 years. Alkaline was the headliner for the Magnum New Rules concert, held in Jamaica’s National Stadium car park last Saturday. The artist took the stage shortly after 3am to a massive crowd – which immediately began uprooting the fence […]

8 players on Trinidad & Tobago’s national senior women’s football team have been given retainer contracts. Yesterday, the T&T Football Association (TTFA) announced a new 4-tier contract system which offers the women 1-year contracts. Under the agreement, the 8 players – which include team captain Tasha St. Louis, will receive regular monthly salaries for the […]

he University of the West Indies and the University of Johannesburg, have established a joint Institute for Global African Studies. Yesterday UWI Vice Chancellor Sir Hilary Beckles and Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg, Ihron Rensburg, signed a memorandum of understanding at UWI’s Cave Hill campus in Barbados. This agreement is the […]

St. Vincent Soca star Kevin Lyttle, has signed a major record deal with Sony Music. Via his own label Tarakon Records, Kevin Lyttle signed with Sony’s subsidiary Ultra Records, to release 4 new projects – including what will be his 4th full-length album tentatively entitled “Slow Motion”. The Sony/Ultra Records deal marks Kevin Lyttle’s second […]


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