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 …

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 …

Caribbean Soca Artist Olatunji impresses XFactor’s Simon Cowell

UK Caribbean Soca artist “Ola” Olatunji , full name Olatunji Yearwood, impressed the Xfactor 2018 (C) Judges with his energetic performance , shown on ITV (c) on the second September 2018.   Olatunji , dressed in one of his signature style suits , had the judges singing and clapping along with just his chants of …

Windrush – 22 June

22 June – Windrush Festival is held around this time, when the SS Empire Windrush first came to England. Among the passengers were calypso musicians Lord Kitchener, Lord Beginner, Lord Woodbine and Mona Baptiste, alongside 60 Polish women displaced during the Second World War