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West Indies cricket stars win big at the ESPNcricinfo awards. The ESPNcricinfo awards honor the best batting and bowling performances in international cricket.   At is awards ceremony last Friday, captains for the Windies men and women’s teams, Carlos Brathwaite and Hayley Matthews’ were voted the best T20 batting performances of 2016. Brathwait and Matthews were […]

CARICOM member states are being accused of not doing enough to assist nationals who violate U.S. immigration laws. U.S. immigration lawyer, Fitzmore Harris – who is Antiguan, says “One of the main functions of the overseas consulates is to protect the rights of their citizens”, and he does not believe that enough is being done. […]

Rihanna is back in the news again this week, after being named Humanitarian of the Year. On Monday – which was her 29th birthday, Billboard announced that the Bajan pop star has broken Michael Jackson’s records for the most Top 10 Hits, and how sits in 3rd place over all behind The Beatles and Madonna. […]

Usain Bolt and his friends have been spotted heading to Trinidad & Tobago for Carnival. Yesterday a self made video by Bolt shows him and his friends – which included Reggae singer Christopher Martin and Jamaican soccer player Ricardo “Bibi” Gardner, partying on a private jet in route to T&T. First posted by U.S. entertainment […]

Japan has donated millions to helping Haiti fight its ongoing cholera epidemic. The Government of Japan gave a grant of more than US $2.6 million to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to help reduce cholera-related morbidity and mortality in Haiti over the next 2 years. The grant will help strengthen the U.N.’s efforts to […]

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 […]


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