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3 people in Trinidad & Tobago are believed to have contracted HIV from contaminated blood transfusions. On Wednesday, T&T’s Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh made the revelation while speaking in Parliament, after he was asked about the risk of HIV-infected blood donors. In his response, Deyalsingh said all blood is tested for HIV prior to use […]

Bahamian baseball player Dominique Collie, has been signed by a U.S. Major League Baseball team. Yesterday, Dominique Collie became the 14 Bahamian to sign a Major League Baseball contract within the last 3 years, after sealing a deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Though the exact terms of the Collie-Diamondbacks agreement have not been released, Diamondbacks […]

Jamaican Reggae songstress Etana, has chosen to parted ways with VP Records. Etana recently decided not to renew her contract with VP, following 10 years and 4 albums, citing ownership rights. Etana said once her contract with VP expired, she chose not to renew and instead remain independent, because she wants to retain full ownership […]

The home of the Deputy Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis was attacked by gunmen. Around 3am last Friday morning, police in St. Kitts & Nevis received a call reporting gunfire at the home of Deputy Prime Minister Shawn Richards, who resides in the capital city Sandy Point. Upon arrival, police found the Deputy […]

Reggae singer Anthony Cruz is using the tragic death of his daughter to help fight domestic violence. Last month Cruz’s 15-year-old daughter Shanice Smith and her mother Karen Lyle, were shot and killed by Lyle’s new husband Kevin Nelson. Cruz had his daughter’s remains cremated and returned to Jamaica, and will hold a celebration of […]

Caribbean Airlines Ltd revealed major losses to a Joint Select Committee of Trinidad & Tobago’s parliament. Yesterday, officials for the government owned airline told the Joint Select Committee that it is burdened with a US$270,000 monthly bill until August for breaking a lease on two 767 jets.  The planes formerly served the recently retired London […]

UWI Vice-Chancellor and former cricketer Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, has been honored in the U.S. Sir Hilary recently completed a series of public engagements in Hartford Connecticut, which saw him receiving several honors. First, on Tuesday February 28, Sir Hilary was given the prestigious Amistad Award from Central Connecticut State University, in honor of his […]

Jamaican artists will be featured in a new U.S. TV program. Scheduled to air fall of 2017, “Beyond the Fame” will feature profiles on some of today’s biggest celebrities, and their rise to fame. “Beyond the Fame” is created and produced by Mike Sherman, founder and president of Universal Media Group Inc., who first became […]

St. Kitts & Nevis veteran sprinter Kim Collins has announced he will retire after the IAAF World Championships in London. 41-year-old Kim Collins – who has competed professionally for St. Kitts & Nevis for more than 22 years, has earned 5 world medals over 10 World Championship appearances – including gold in the 100m in […]

Health authorities in Barbados have confirmed a syphilis outbreak on the island. Senior Medical Officer with responsibility for HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Dr. Anton Best, said the outbreak was first detected in 2013. Now a new report has revealed a significant increase in the number of syphilis cases since 2013 and the subsequent […]

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