• Bounty Killer performs aboard Welcome to Jamrock Cruise 2017 PHOTO: RedCarpetShelley.com
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  • EXCLUSIVE: Rihanna is pictured attending the official street naming ceremony of Rihanna Drive in her hometown Barbados. 30 Nov 2017 Pictured: Rihanna. Photo credit: Queensofthenorth/MEGA TheMegaAgency.com

Bounty Killer performs aboard Welcome to Jamrock Cruise 2017 PHOTO: RedCarpetShelley.com

PICS and Review: Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise 2017

November 28, 2017 | No Comments

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By Sandra “Dutchess” Edwards-Smith   The 4th Annual Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise is now history.  The always highly anticipated reggae cruise departed from Fort Lauderdale on November 13 and made two stops in Jamaica;…

Six Caribbean Nations End Mother-To-Child HIV And Syphilis Transmission

December 09, 2017 | No Comments

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Six more Caribbean territories and states have eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, WHO announced on World AIDS Day. The agency said it certified Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Montserrat and…

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U.S. Virgin Islands Legislators to Seek Override if Governor Vetoes Bill to Ban Burning

December 08, 2017 | No Comments

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  Senate President Myron D. Jackson said Tuesday he will seek an override if Governor Kenneth E. Mapp decides to veto Bill No. 32-0157, an act banning the burning of all fallen trees and vegetative…

St Lucia Hosts 3rd Annual Latin American and Caribbean Cultural Festival (LACFEST)

December 04, 2017 | No Comments

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Given the close historical bond between the Caribbean region and Central and South America, the five Latin American embassies have collaborated with the St Lucia Audiovisual and Film Association to present the Latin American and…

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Virgin Islands Environmental Groups Intend to Sue FEMA, Army Corps over Debris Burning

December 03, 2017 | No Comments

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has transported hurricane-related wood debris to Body Slob in St. Croix, which is located near several schools and residences. The Virgin Island Conservation Society, the Island Green Living Association…

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Lowell Hawthorne Golden Krust Founder Dead After Alleged Suicide in Bronx Factory

December 03, 2017 | No Comments

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The Caribbean Diaspora is still reeling after yesterday’s disturbing news that the founder and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill who once appeared on “Undercover Boss” killed himself inside his Bronx factory Saturday,…

EXCLUSIVE: Rihanna is pictured attending the official street naming ceremony of Rihanna Drive in her hometown Barbados. 30 Nov 2017 Pictured: Rihanna. Photo credit: Queensofthenorth/MEGA TheMegaAgency.com

Rihanna Has Street She Grew Up on in Barbados Renamed “Rihanna Drive”

December 01, 2017 | No Comments

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  Yaaaas Riri now has a street named after her and you can blast “Shut Up and Drive” on Rihanna Drive!  On Thursday, Barbados’ Independence Day, the government of Barbados renamed the St. Michael street Rihanna grew up…

Legends of Dancehall & Reggae Promise a Historic Event Aboard the Love and Harmony Cruise

November 29, 2017 | No Comments

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  The second annual Love and Harmony cruise is already being anticipated as one of the most historic event in dancehall and reggae culture. On October 28th, Winford Williams and the Onstage TV crew (Jamaica…

Miss Jamaica Universe Sports Afro And Redefines Beauty at Miss Universe Contest

November 29, 2017 | No Comments

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On Sunday evening November 26, 2017, Davina Bennett took the world by storm. Bennett, a native of Jamaica, was the 2nd runner up in this year’s Miss Universe contest. Although I am not a proponent…

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Soca Queen of Bacchanal Destra Garcia is Engaged!

November 29, 2017 | No Comments

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Soca’s Queen of Bacchanal Destra Garcia is engaged and is so happy she took to social media to share her joy!   Told you guys something was up 🤗 can’t believe I kept it a…

Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley performs during Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise 2017

Biggups to the Best Reggae Album Nominees for the 60th GRAMMY Awards!

November 28, 2017 | No Comments

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The Recording Academy® welcomes the class of nominees for the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards®. and here are the nominees for Best Reggae Album.  Congrats and biggups to all of the nominees!  Best Reggae Album (For albums…

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