Home » Caribbean News (page 21)

Caribbean News

This Grammy Singer Is Set For This Caribbean Carnival

By NAN ET EDITOR News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 15, 2018: A Grammy-winning singer is set to be part of the Carnival celebrations on one Caribbean island this month. Singer Ashanti, known for songs like “Always on Time” and “What’s Luv?,” is set to perform in Trinidad and Tobago on Feb. 25th at soca star Machel Montano’s Carnival ...

Read More »

Caribbean Soca Star Tops Billboard Reggae Chart

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 15, 2018: A Caribbean soca star has topped this week’s Billboard Reggae Charts. Machel Montano, ‘G.O.A.T’ (The Greatest Of All Time Now) album debuted at number one on the chart for the weekending Feb. 16, 2019. The album features 20 tracks with songs like “Toco Loco,” “so Good,” Jammin”and the title track: “G.O.A.T.” ...

Read More »

This Caribbean Born Film Director Tells A Pan African Tale In “Hero”

News Americas, WASHINGTON, DC, Fri. Feb. 15, 2019: Caribbean-born film director, Frances-Anne Solomon, is making waves this Black History Month with her Pan African film, “HERO.” Solomon, who was born in Trinidad but is part of the Caribbean Diaspora in Canada, cleverly weaves narrative voice over, documentary style footage and cinematic drama to tell the story of Ulric Cross, who ...

Read More »

CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – FEB. 14, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. FEB. 14, 2019: One of the most wanted DEA fugitives has been captured in Haiti, after pretending to be part of the President’s security detail; Dominica Roots Rapper 21 Savage Has been released from ICE detention after more than a week in custody; Haiti has recalled it ambassador to Washington;  Jamaican distance runner Kemoy Campbell, ...

Read More »

West Indies’ Player Faces A Possible Ban For Reported Gay Slur

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds.Feb. 13, 2019: Trinidad-born West Indies star, Shannon Gabriel, will discover today, Fe.b. 13, 2019, whether he faces a sanction for his part in an on-field exchange with English cricket captain Joe Root, on day three of the third Test match-up in St. Lucia. It is hard to hear what Gabriel said from video footage, ...

Read More »

CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – FEB. 13, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Feb. 13, 2019: Seventy-eight detainees at a prison in Haiti escaped Tuesday; a Trinidad Police Officer is among four arrested in connection with the kidnapping of a 24-year-old Venezuelan woman; a Jamaican man will spend 6 years in a US jail after threatening a  former FBI and CIA Director in a lotto scam; El ...

Read More »

Jamaica Participates in Routes Americas

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Jamaica is participating in Routes Americas in Quebec, Canada between 12 and 14 February to promote the country as a tourism and business destination. Routes Americas is top leading summit in the Western Hemisphere for the development of new routes and airlift attended by airline and airport executives from across the region. ...

Read More »