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3 Trinidad & Tobago Calypsonians have threaten to sue over the results of the Calypso Monarch semi-finals. The 3 artists are veteran Lady Gypsy, St. Vincent national Fya Empress, and local favorite Brian London. Lady Gypsy was the first to threaten law suit, after she did not make it into the final Dimache Gras.  She […]

A Jamaican has been hired as a head swimming coach at the State University of New York (SUNY) Stony Brook. On Monday the institution announced that Jamaican Olympian Janelle Atkinson is now the head coach of Women’s swimming, as well as a diving coach. SUNY Stony Brook recently reinstated it’s women’s swimming & diving program […]

The Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) will stage a protest against the Prime Minister and ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP). Titled “A National March of Disgust and Rally”, BLP party leader Mia Mottley, says the event is in effort to let Prime Minister Freundel Stuart know that “enough is enough”. Speaking at a press conference […]

The government of Barbados is seeking to boosts its revenues by acquiring the Kensington Oval. The Kensington Oval sits on 12.5 acres that has been owned by the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) and its forerunner, the Barbados Cricket Committee, for more than 100 years. Considered the Mecca of West Indies cricket, Kensington Oval is primarily […]

A New York Senator declares a Brooklyn Caribbean community a ‘Sanctuary Senate District’. Senator Jesse Hamilton represents Brooklyn’s 20th Senatorial District that includes Crown Heights, Park Slope, and Lefferts Gardens – which all have large Caribbean immigrant populations. He instilled the “Sanctuary Senate District” program to provide assistance to immigrants in response to Donald Trump […]

Rihanna has surpassed Michael Jackson on Billboards list of artists with the most Top Ten Billboard Hits. On Monday – which was also Rihanna’s 29th birthday, Billboard announced that her song “Love On The Brain”, moved up from #13 to #8 on its Hot 100 chart. “Love on the Brain” is the 4th song released […]

Spice has become the first female Dancehall artists to surpassed 1 million views online. A tally shows Spice has more than 120 million views on her Youtube channel and Vevo collectively. The majority of Spice’s views came from her hit record, “So Mi Like It” – which was released 3 years ago, and accounts for […]

World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has partnered with a Caribbean hospital and charity to bring free cardiac care to children in the Philippines. Via his Emmanuel and Jinkee’s Heart Foundation, Manny Pacquiao joined forces with the charitable organization Have a Heart Cayman Islands and hospital Health City Cayman Islands – which specializes in chronic and […]

Donald Trump called the political leaders of 2 Caribbean countries. Yesterday afternoon, Trump called the president of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, and T&T’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley, to discuss what the White House calls “shared priorities”.  Details of the conversations have not been released, but both leaders confirmed the phone calls. Via twitter, President […]

A radio host and program director in the Dominican Republic were killed during a live broadcast. On Tuesday, Luis Manuel Medina and Leo Martinez were shot and killed after 2 men stormed station 103.5 HICC, during Medina’s program Milenio Caliente (Hot Millennium), and opened fire. Medina was streaming his program on Facebook Live at the […]


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