BVI on high alert for earthquakes

BVI on high alert for earthquakes

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands — The Government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is now on high alert following the recent increase in earthquakes in the region. According to the information and education manager with the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), Chrystall Kanyuck-Abel , the organisation is keeping a close eye on all earthquake-related activity. […]

Barbados PM says US seeking to divide region

Barbados PM says US seeking to divide region

BARBADOS Prime Minister and Caribbean Community (Caricom) Chair Mia Mottley, in a stinging rebuke of the Donald Trump Administration, says her Government will not participate in upcoming multilateral round table discussion between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and selected Caribbean leaders. The meeting, she said, serves to divide the region. “I am conscious that […]

Caribbean Diaspora Entrepreneurs Network launched

Caribbean Diaspora Entrepreneurs Network launched

The Community of Practice for Caribbean Immigrant Entrepreneurs ( CoP) has launched its global network and map for diaspora entrepreneurs, their peers in the Caribbean, affiliates in host countries, and venture capitalists. The Caribbean Diaspora Entrepreneurs Network  and map will allow members to share information about the products and service they offer, talents or skill […]

Obama helps with creating an economic conscious society

Obama helps with creating an economic conscious society

By Gwyn Chapman Rhiannon Rosalind is by far one of Canada’s most relevant and conscious leaders.  She is the CEO of the Economic Club of Canada, an organisation with an impressive record of presenting a platform for North America’s top decision makers, in politics, social development, and business. Rhiannon has hosted an event with First […]

Major travel landmark in Puerto Rico destroyed by earthquakes

Major travel landmark in Puerto Rico destroyed by earthquakes

Punta Ventana destroyed by earthquakes A popular tourist landmark in Puerto Rico, Punta Ventana, was destroyed in the Puerto Rico earthquakes Monday.  Additionally, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company confirmed in a statement two other sites, Cueva Ventana and Ruinas del Faro, also suffered irreparable damage. A 5.8-magnitude quake hit the Caribbean island before dawn last […]

Jamaica-born professor confirmed as US District Court Judge

Jamaica-born professor confirmed as US District Court Judge

Last Thursday, the US chamber voted 68-21 to confirm Jamaican-born Richard E. Myers, a former journalist turned attorney and law professor, to the US District Court vacancy in eastern North Carolina in a bipartisan vote. This is the end of the nation’s longest federal court vacancy after nearly 14 years of foot-dragging and volatile politics […]

Miley Cyrus pays $300 Million to Jamaican songwriter

Miley Cyrus pays $300 Million to Jamaican songwriter

Miley Cyrus has reached a settlement in the $300 million copyright infringement lawsuit that accused the singer of stealing her 2013 hit “We Can’t Stop.” Cyrus’ lawyers previously revealed a settlement agreement had been made in a December 12th letter that would be filed “pending payment of the settlement proceeds.” Terms of the settlement were […]

Redemption Road radio series triples listenership for season 2

Redemption Road radio series triples listenership for season 2

By Nicole George Almost 200 000 listeners tuned in worldwide over an eight-week period week (October-November 2019), to hear season two of the popular Dominican radio drama, Redemption Road. The gospel themed radio series is produced by LIFE101radio.net, a subsidiary of Dominican owned media house TDN radio.net. Season one of Redemption Road debuted in October […]

Using Black Lego to connect Africa’s distant past to a distant future

Using Black Lego to connect Africa’s distant past to a distant future

By Stephen Weir Two years ago Lego artist Ekow Nimako built a statue of a girl on top of a galloping black unicorn.  The 8ft by 6ft sculpture made with over 80,000 black Lego bricks became the symbol of Scarborough at Toronto’s annual all night Nuit Blanc festival. Nimako collaborated with filmmaker Director X, to […]

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