Panamanian founder of Black Solidarity Day transitions

July 20, 2018 | No Comments

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Another Black giant fell on July 10 when Dr. Carlos Russell succumbed at Maimonides Hospital. The visionary author, playwright, educator, ambassador, and historian, acclaimed for establishing a Black Solidarity Day in 1969, died in his…

GRACE JAMAICAN JERK FESTIVAL HITS NEW YORK THIS SUNDAY

July 20, 2018 | No Comments

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July just got hotter with the annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York taking place this Sunday July 22nd at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY. The eighth staging of the tri-state’s “Biggest Caribbean Food…

Coney Island Reggae On The Boardwalk, Back in Brooklyn For the Summer 2018

July 07, 2018 | No Comments

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The ninth season and the 30th overall edition of Coney Island Reggae On The Boardwalk is underway at the iconic Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn, New York. The free, family-friendly, all vinyl, reggae sound-system session…

Mavado Sends Emotional Message To Son Who Faces Life In Prison

July 06, 2018 | No Comments

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The Gullyside superstar dancehall artist Mavado took to Instagram earlier this week to share a throwback photo of himself and his son. “Love you son,” he wrote in the caption. Mavado has been getting a…

KING YELLOWMAN AMONG STARS BOOKED FOR NYC ORACABESSA FESTIVAL

July 03, 2018 | No Comments

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Agent Sasco, Tanya Stephens, singer Mikey Spice and dancehall icon Yellowman are the headliners announced for the second annual Oracabessa Festival BLISS, the signature event of Irie Jam’s 25th anniversary celebration slated for Sunday, July…

Freddie McGregor Embarks on the “Go Freddie Go” Tour

June 22, 2018 | No Comments

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VP Records is proud to announce that Reggae legend Freddie McGregor is embarking on his “Go Freddie Go” tour beginning tonight in Seattle, WA. Following the March release of his single and video with the…

Metro Atlanta Caribbean Restaurant Week – July 1-7, 2018

June 19, 2018 | No Comments

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The 2nd Annual Metro Atlanta Caribbean Restaurant Week (CARIRWE) takes place July 1-7, 2018 in many locations throughout the Metro area.   For this exciting week, participating restaurants will be encouraged to offer supporting patrons special…

British Oxfam Permanently Banned from Haiti: Charity is Ordered Out After Sex Scandal Involving Staff

June 15, 2018 | No Comments

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A government statement said the ban was because of Oxfam’s violation of law Aviol Fleurant, minister of planning and external cooperation, said ban is forever Its former Haiti director, Roland van Hauwermeiren, admitted paying for sex  …

Publix Caribbean Village Festival – SUN June 23 Lauderhill, FL

June 15, 2018 | No Comments

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Florida’s Largest Annual Celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month Features Powerhouse Musical Entertainment, Food, and Family Fun at Broward County Sports Park in Lauderhill. Gates open at 1 p.m.   Tickets are going fast for…

U.S. Virgin Islands Chefs to Cook in Dallas for Father’s Day

June 13, 2018 | No Comments

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  Two top chefs from the U.S. Virgin Islands will showcase the Territory’s culinary expertise at this weekend’s popular “City Men Cook” Father’s Day event in Dallas. Chefs Ralph Motta from St. Croix and Julius…

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