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China has gifted to Barbados $10 million of educational equipment. The donation of 14,500 pieces of equipment included 2,500 desks, 2,500 chairs, desktop computers, monitors, and tablets. The educational teaching materials were presented to the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation just this morning, during a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart. Prime […]

Brooklyn’s own Blacka Di Danca, recently worked in Jamaica, where he says he got plenty of love. Blacka Di Danca, is a rising international Dancehall dancer, choreographer, and instructor. He has worked with several top artists including Collie Budz, Major Lazer, and Rihanna, and is signed to an endorsement deal with Red Bull. He has […]

St. Lucian and former West Indies captain Darren Sammy, led a Pakistan team to a championship win, amid political controversy. On Sunday, Sammy led team Peshawar Zalmi to the Pakistan Super League Twenty20 title, with a 58-run victory over the Quetta Gladiators. Sammy – who twice led the West Indies to the World Twenty20 title, […]

Former top government officials in Guyana were arrested in connection to a housing scheme. Yesterday, several high profile members of Guyana’s main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), were arrested and detained for questioning regarding their acquisition of seaside housing lands during their time in power. They are accused of illegally used state resources to build […]

The Jamaica College Robotics Team won 4 awards at an international high school competition. Held last month in Manhattan, the 2017 NYC FIRST Robotics Regional (FRC) Championship is an international high school robotics competition dubbed a “varsity sport for the mind”, as it combines the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology. […]

The winners of T&T’s Carnival Road March have been selected to showcase at popular U.S. music festival SXSW (South By Southwest). The Ultimate Rejects, led by MX Prime – formerly Maximus Dan, are responsible for the #1 song of the carnival season, “Full Extreme”. MX Prime wrote “Full Extreme” – which was voted Road March […]

Former president of Haiti, René Garcia Préval, has passed away. Last Friday morning, Préval died following a stroke and cardiac arrest. Préval served 2 terms as Haiti’s president, from 1996 to 2001 and 2006 to 2011. He is the only Haitian leader to be freely elected, serve a full constitutional term without being assassinated or […]

Jamaican music legend Edi Fitzroy, has also passed away. Born Fitzroy Edwards in Chapleton, Clarendon, Edi Fitzroy was the son of sound system operator Vasco Edwards, but studied accounting. He worked at the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation (JBC) – as an Accounts Clerk, but he is most known for being the first person to […]

Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago Men’s senior teams will face off in a friendly international this Friday March 10. The match is being held in continued preparation for the upcoming 2018 World Cup qualifiers to be held later this month. T&T was originally slated to play Suriname this Friday, but host Suriname pulled out unexpectedly […]

A historic Caribbean American New York politician has passed away. Helen Marshall, the first Black president of Queens Borough New York, passed away Saturday March 4, at her home in Palm Desert, California, succumbing to an extended illness. Born in the Bronx to Guyanese immigrants, Helen Marshall began her 40 year political career in East […]

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