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New York Caribbean-American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke, has introduced new legislation in effort to protect Hatian nationals living in the U.S. The Haiti Emergency Relief Act of 2017 will expand the Temporary Protected Status program to include all Haitian nationals who were in the country prior to November 4, 2016. Temporary Protected Status for Haitians […]

Over the weekend, Caribbean artists shined bright at international music awards ceremonies. First on Friday, the queen of Calypso, Calypso Rose, was awarded the French Grammy equivalent for World Music Album of the Year, for her latest work “Far From Home”. Calypso Rose attended the prestigious Victoires de la Musique awards in Paris, where in […]

Spring king Usain Bolt led his team to victory at the inaugural Nitro Athletics in Australia. Held over 3 days at the Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne Australia, the Nitro Athletic series, was touted as a blend of traditional and modernized track and field events, designed to provide more than 2 hours of non-stop action. The […]

Trinidad & Tobago’s Limbo Queen has broken her own Guinness World Record. In a video posted yesterday that has since gone viral, 23-year-old Shemika Charles limbos under a Toyota SUV while holding 2 trays drinks with three cups each. In the video – that appears to be taken in a car showroom, Charles is dressed […]

Jamaica sprint champion Yohan Blake, has stepped up to support national tennis development. On Wednesday, the World Championship 100m gold medalist donated high-tech tennis racquets to children at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre in Kingston via his YB Foundation. The new tennis racquets, named Babolar, are so high-quality and high-tech, that they come with instructions.  […]

Tourism in the Caribbean region is at an all-time high. Yesterday, secretary general of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) High Riley, made the announcement while presenting the Caribbean Tourism Performance Report 2016. Riley noted that Caribbean tourism last year surpassed 29 million arrivals for the first time ever, and is growing faster than the global […]

A St. Lucian filmmaker is set to premiere his documentary in New York. Entitled “Who Are You?” Kendal John’s documentary profiles the rich history and culture of St. Lucia, and is being described as “a wonderful and loving tribute to the nation and its people”. The film features interviews with local historians and scholars who […]

Barbados and The Bahamas will host test matches and the upcoming CONCACAF Beach Soccer World Cup qualifiers. Beginning tomorrow, Barbados will host its International Beach Soccer Showcase, which will serves as a warmup to the CONCACAF Beach Soccer World Cup qualifiers. Teams from Antigua & Barbuda, England, Guyana, Guadeloupe, and Trinidad & Tobago are to […]

A peaceful protest against Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit escalated into a riot. Protests in Dominica’s capital city Roseau began last Thursday, and by Tuesday night had escalated into businesses being vandalized, looting, gunshots, and fires burning. During the day, hundreds of protesters marched on the street where Skerrit’s office is housed.  As night fell, […]

Grenada celebrates its 43 anniversary of Independence from Britain. Celebrating under this year’s theme, “Forging Ahead Together for Continued National Development”, the government of Grenada officially began its 2017 anniversary celebrations on January 2, to coincide with the launch of its National Environment & Beautification Campaign. Independence celebrations climaxed yesterday February 7, with multiple festivities […]


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