Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) to honour Trinidad-born storyteller, Rita Cox

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will honour Trinidad-born storyteller, Rita Cox, with its Lifetime Achievement Award . Rita Cox, chronicles the Caribbean legacy and will be given the award on CTO Media Day luncheon scheduled for August 22. CTO said that Ms Cox “is a renowned storyteller and admired leader in the community”. She began …

Usain Bolt For Soccer Aid Charity Match at Stamford Bridge on 16:o6:19

Jamaican-born Olympian, Usain Bolt, Jamaican-born Olympian, Usain Bolt, is set to lace up his soccer spikes again for the 2019 Soccer Aid match at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge stadium on June 16, 2019. The star-studded charity event will also feature Joe Wicks, former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba and Piers Morgan in a match to raise money …

British Department for International Trade supports Latin American and Caribbean investors

Press release The Department for International Trade launches the government’s first ever Latin America and Caribbean Investor Club.Published 2 April 2019From:Department for International Trade and Graham Stuart MP The Department for International Trade (DIT) has today (Tuesday 2 April) launched the government’s first-ever Latin America and Caribbean Investor Club. The club, which has been created to help …

Billy Ocean “wows em” at Cambridge Corn Exchange 2019

70 Year old Billy Ocean, the Trinidad and Tobago-born singer, looked good and in shape, wearing a dark suit and tie, and succeed in keeping the energy level up at the Cambridge Corn Exchange. Singing the timeless Love Really Hurts Without You, the ballad The Colour of Love, Suddenly and Loverboy, plus saving one of his best-known tunes for last, …

Caribbean Roots Actors – Canada – Stephen James – If Beale Street Could Talk

The movie “If Beale Street Could Talk,” an adaptation of the novel by James Baldwin, secured three Oscar nominations.  Here are five things you should know about actor Stephan James: 1: Stephan James, 25, who plays Alonzo “Fonny” Hunt in “If Beale Street Could Talk,” was born in Canada to Jamaican parents. His parents migrated …

Soca Sends then Spending – Trinidad Carnival 2019 – Jamaica Big Carnival Market

Story Copyright (Jamaica Gleaner)  For many Jamaicans, the mesmerising pull of soca music is undeniable. It is this hypnotic force that draws them more than 1,000 miles across the Caribbean Sea to revel in the beats, melodies, and excitement that comes with carnival in Trinidad and Tobago, annually. “For Jamaicans, who are ardent soca fans, …

Reggae and Dancehall superstar Buju Banton has been released from a prison

Reggae and Dancehall superstar Buju Banton has been released from a prison in the US where he’d been serving time on drug-related charges. according to Nationwide News  he is expected to land in Jamaica at 7:30 this evening at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. Our sources have also revealed that the deejay will …