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Team Jamaica Bickle marks 20 years at Penn Relays

April 22, 2014 | No Comments

Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) marks 20 years of service to Jamaican athletes at the Penn Relays this year. The effort started with the provision of meals and expanded overtime to include transportation, medical and chiropractic…

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Reggae Sumfest Offers Reduced Tickets to Early Birds

April 22, 2014 | No Comments

Local and international fans of the Greatest Reggae Show on earth can now purchase tickets at reduced rates for the event scheduled for July  13-19 at Catherine Hall in Montego Bay. Reggae Sumfest organisers are…

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Caribbean Leaders Must Create Right Mix To Attract Investors Says Antigua-Born Scholar

April 22, 2014 | No Comments

“Caribbean leaders should encourage, embrace and affirm the flow of capital that is positive, sustainable and healthy for the region.” That’s the advice of Antigua-born scholar, Dr. Isaac Newton, as he gears up to deliver…

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U.S. Ackee Ban Remains in Effect

April 21, 2014 | No Comments

While many Jamaican nationals may look forward with longing to ackee and saltfish this Easter weekend, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is recommending seizure or import refusal of canned, frozen and other ackee products.…

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Caribbean star power to propel the opening of Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts

April 21, 2014 | No Comments

Hosted once more at ‘The People’s Auditorium,’ Mindoo Phillip Park, the official opening of the Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival continues its legacy of thrilling audiences with a lineup featuring an all-star cast of…

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Airfares to Guyana drop as Copa Tickets Go on Sale

April 21, 2014 | No Comments

Star Alliance member, Copa Airlines, which is set all to enter the Guyana market on July 11, began selling tickets a few days ago, which has led to lower airfares between Guyana and New York.…

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PICS: Angela Simmons, Sevyn Streeter Hit the Windy City for Beautiful Textures In-Store

April 21, 2014 | No Comments

  On Saturday, April 19, 2014, Beautiful Textures presented the “Preserving the Beauty of Our Heritage” in-store experience to Chicago residents. Held at Walmart (8331 S. Stewart Ave.), the event was hosted by WGCI’s Loni…

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Prince Re-signs With ‘Slave’ Label Warner Bros Records

April 18, 2014 | No Comments

Prince signed to Warner Brothers records in 1977 and they released the biggest albums of his career – among them Purple Rain, Sign O The Times and the soundtrack to Tim Burton’s Batman movie in…

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Chairman of the CARICOM Reparation Commission, Professor Hilary Beckles (centre), along with Principal, Kingston College, Dave Myrie (left) and Kingston College Head Boy, Chevon Lewis, peruse a copy of his book, ‘Britain’s Black Debt’, following a lecture on reparation justice at the school on April 15. Photo: Mark Bell

Young People in the Caribbean Urged to Take up Reparations Struggle

April 18, 2014 | No Comments

Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Reparations Commission, Professor Hilary Beckles, has charged young people across the Caribbean to take up the reparations struggle and carry on the conversation until the region has received justice.…

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Caribbean Legislators Outraged Over ‘Senseless’ Shooting of Haitian Boy in Brooklyn

April 17, 2014 | No Comments

Several Caribbean legislators have expressed outrage over the shooting of a 13-year-old Haitian-born boy at the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Beverley Road in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York earlier this week. The…

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