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LargeUp Partners With Apple Music To Feature Caribbean Music

July 29, 2016 | No Comments

LargeUp, the global platform for Caribbean music and culture, is the latest curator to join Apple Music, Apple’s streaming music service, and the first to exclusively showcase Caribbean music. Just in time for Barbados’ Crop Over festival,…


Manatees Head to Caribbean in First-ever Repopulation Scheme

July 27, 2016 | No Comments

Singapore’s zoo said yesterday it will send two manatees to Guadeloupe as part of the world’s first repopulation program for the animal, which became extinct on the French Caribbean island in the early 20th century.…

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After Ishawna Ditches Reggae Sumfest and DownSound, Bogdanovich Says “We Have a Legal Situation”(VIDEO)

July 26, 2016 | No Comments

Bogdanovich says lawyers to look into Ishawna’s Sumfest no-show After being advertised as one of only three female performers to hit the stage on Dancehall Night of Reggae Sumfest, dancehall artist Ishawna Smith failed to…

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Reggae on the River Returns To French’s Camp August 4-7 in Humboldt County, CA!

July 25, 2016 | No Comments

On the weekend of Thursday, August 4 thru Sunday, August 7, the Mateel Community Center will present the 32nd annual Reggae On The River. Set on the banks of the majestic Eel River and delivering…

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BronzeLens Film Festival Announces 2016 Women SuperStars

July 25, 2016 | No Comments

Margaret Avery, Julie Dash, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Nina Yang Bongiovi Dawn Gilliam will be honored during Star-studded Luncheon August 26 in Atlanta BronzeLens Film Festival producers have selected five distinguished women to receive the coveted BronzeLens Women…

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JetBlue Launches Mint Service To Grenada

July 22, 2016 | No Comments

JetBlue Offering Mint Experience to Five Caribbean Destinations From New York-JFK  JetBlue will offer its successful Mint premium service to Grenada starting in January 2017 and will become the fifth Mint market in the Caribbean region. Mint flights are…

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Nine New Cases of Zika Virus Reported in the US Virgin Islands

July 22, 2016 | No Comments

The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health (DOH) has reported nine new cases of zika in the territory. According to the weekly surveillance report, the total number of confirmed positive cases in the territory…

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VIDEO: OWN Unveils Extended Trailer of New Original Drama Series ‘QUEEN SUGAR’

July 21, 2016 | No Comments

Series from Award-Winning Filmmaker Ava DuVernay, Executive Producer Oprah Winfrey and Warner Horizon Television to Debut with Two-Night Premiere on September 6 and September 7 at 10 PM ET/PT OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network revealed today…

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Machel Montano Releases New Music Video “I Forget” from his Feature Film Debut!

July 21, 2016 | No Comments

In anticipation of the release of BAZODEE (in theaters nationwide August 5th), Machel Montano, the KING OF SOCA, has just released a NEW MUSIC VIDEO for his featured single, “I Forget.”

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Sheryl Lee Ralph Presents DIVAS SIMPLY SINGING! Philadelphia (8/20)

July 20, 2016 | No Comments

Caribbean diva Sheryl Lee Ralph (Jamaica) and The Divinely Inspired Victoriously Aware, D.I.V.A Foundation will celebrate its 2nd annual staging of DIVAS Simply Singing! in Philadelphia after 26 consecutive years in Los Angeles. This highly anticipated…

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