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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 […]

The Regional Super50 day/night semi-finals have begun in the Caribbean. Yesterday, the first semi-final, took place between Jamaica’s Scorpions and Trinidad & Tobago’s Red Force at Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua. The Scorpions crushed defending champs Red Force by a historic 292 runs, amassing 434 for four off their 50 overs, setting a record for […]

Popular Bajan artist Lil Rick has signed on as brand ambassador for Burger King in Barbados. Yesterday a signing event was held at the Burger King located in the town of Warrens, in St. Michael parish. General Manager of that location, Ryan Walters said the deal came about after Burger King Representatives learned that Lil […]

The U.S. Customs and Border patrol has repatriated more than 100 Dominicans since the beginning of the year. U.S. authorities say since January, 126 undocumented migrants from the Dominican Republic were intercepted attempting to enter the country illegally in 4 separate incidents. On January 20, a patrol aircraft detected a vessel between Puerto Rico and […]

West Indies All-Rounder Dwayne Bravo, is helping support a blind cricket team. In partnership with his sponsor Bmobile, Bravo donated a portion of the proceeds from his annual birthday party, to Trinidad & Tobago’s National Blind Cricket Team. The Bmobile Foundation has supported the team for more than 5 years, and Bravo said he decided […]

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