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  • Jamaica’s Darren Mattocks, center, is embraced by teammate Michael Hector after scoring a goal against the U.S. in the first half of a Gold Cup semifinal Wednesday in Atlanta.

 (David Goldman / Associated Press)
  • OMI's "Cheerleader" is a sleeper hit!
  • Cicely Tyson to receive Gracie Lifetime Achievement Award

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GOVERNOR MAPP LEADS SUCCESSFUL U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS MISSION TO ATLANTA

July 30, 2015 | No Comments

United States Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth E. Mapp and the Department of Tourism this week concluded a strategic mission to Atlanta which focused on attracting attention from business investment influencers, airline executives, travel, lifestyle and…

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Nevis Culturama 41 Groovy and Power Soca Monarch Semi-Finalists

July 24, 2015 | No Comments

A total of twenty one Groovy and Power Soca Monarch artists to compete for places in the Culturama 41 Groovy and Power Soca Monarch Semi-Finals. The stage has been set at the Culturama Village for…

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Caribbean Tourism Conference in Curacao to Focus on Growth Through Innovation

July 24, 2015 | No Comments

A theme has been announced for the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) in Curacao from 21-23 October. This year’s theme, Caribbean Tourism: Growth Through Innovation, reflects the need for Caribbean…

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Jamaica’s Darren Mattocks, center, is embraced by teammate Michael Hector after scoring a goal against the U.S. in the first half of a Gold Cup semifinal Wednesday in Atlanta.

 (David Goldman / Associated Press)

Jamaica Upsets the U.S., 2-1, in Gold Cup Semifinal

July 23, 2015 | No Comments

  Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz pulls off an upset against the United States in Atlanta GA. What had seemed preordained all along turned into the incomprehensible Wednesday. Jamaica, which had won once in 22 run-ins with…

OMI's "Cheerleader" is a sleeper hit!

Cheerleader by OMI Hits Billboard’s Top 10 – First Jamaican Release To Do So in Over a Decade

July 16, 2015 | No Comments

Yesterday, I got a phone call from Jamaica.  My friend “Richie” wanted to know if I had heard of OMI and his hit song “Cheerleader”.   Now, as many of my friends know, mi head nuh…

Cicely Tyson to receive Gracie Lifetime Achievement Award

Caribbean American Actresses Cicely Tyson and Rita Moreno to Receive Prestigious Kennedy Center Honors

July 16, 2015 | No Comments

Two legendary Caribbean-American actresses are among six icons of the arts who will this year receive the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors. Actress Cicely Tyson, who was born and raised in Harlem to immigrant parents from…

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St. Kitts Music Festival 2015 – Review and PICS Inside!

July 15, 2015 | No Comments

The 19th Annual St Kitts Music Festival 2015 was held at the Warner Park Stadium over the June 25-27 weekend. Thursday night was Soca and Caribbean music night and the line-up was deep and rich…

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UK Reggae Singer Randy Valentine Visits Sirius XM

July 09, 2015 | No Comments

UK reggae crooner, Randy Valentine recently visited Sirius XM in New York City for a private acoustic performance.  The multi-talented, versatile singer song-writer/producer hails from the tropical Isle of Jamaica and is currently under the…

The Edmonton Reggae Festival has come under fire for anti-gay song lyrics and comments made by its three headliners. (Facebook)

In Support of LBGT Community, Edmonton Reggae Festival Sponsors Pull Out

July 09, 2015 | No Comments

Edmonton Reggae Festival sponsors Global TV and radio station Hot 107 have withdrawn their support amid a controversy over the headliners’ homophobic lyrics. “If they are having these artists Hot 97 and 97.5 Cruz FM…

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VIDEO: Shaggy Gives a Boombastic Performance on the TODAY Show

July 09, 2015 | No Comments

Mr. Boombastic himself aka Shaggy graced the Today show stage in New York City.  Shaggy opened the set with his new SMASH hit “I Need Your Love” and it was evident that everyone loved Shaggy…

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