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  • More cameras change live experience December 16, 2017
    I can't pinpoint when I first saw Beres Hammond perform, but I know that a Western Consciousness concert at Llandilo, Westmoreland, was the first time I saw him sing Live On with Marcia Griffiths.And that, my goodly folks, is unforgettable. Much...
    Mel Cooke
  • 5 Questions With... Tarrus Riley December 15, 2017
    1. What is your favourite Christmas memory?Going to Sting with my father to see Buju Banton for the first time. Dis a Buju for we. That was the year them keep two Sting. (Tarrus Riley's father is singer Jimmy Riley. The two collaborated on a version...
  • Looking out while staying home - Aspiring artistes work to make mark overseas December 15, 2017
    Many of the newer Jamaican music talents are focused on crossing over' (getting recognition in major, mostly English-speaking markets) to advance their music careers beyond the local scene. Hence the market is flooded with songs or collaborations...
    Stephanie Lyew
  • For the Reckord | 'Jah Lives', 40 years on December 15, 2017
    The first documentary on the Rastafari movement made in Jamaica was celebrated with a screening and discussion at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, last Friday. Made in 1977, Jah Lives is a 40-minute, black and white film produced by...
    Michael Reckord
  • Tribe Sankofa queries anthem's meaning December 15, 2017
    Tribe Sankofa's presentations have gone political. In 2015, the performing arts troupe acknowledged the Mario Deane incident (in which the young man died after being beaten at a police station, after being arrested for a spliff) to highlight the...
    Kimberley Small

RSS Nation news

  • Hope brothers shine but Windies lose warm-up December 16, 2017
    WHANGAREI, New Zealand – The Hope brothers, Kyle and Shai, gathered half-centuries but were unable to prevent West Indies from going down by six wickets to an unsung New Zealand XI in their 50-overs tour...
  • Argentina fires head of navy over submarine tragedy December 16, 2017
    BUENOS AIRES − Argentina fired the head of its navy a month after a submarine disappeared in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members on board, a government spokesman said on Saturday. Letting go of...
  • How To Cook Like A Bajan: Marco Polo Macaroni Pie December 16, 2017
    Do you know how to cook like a Bajan? Watch as Chef Rhea Gilkes shows you how to make your own Marco Polo Macaroni Pie.
  • Former supervisor of elections released on bail December 16, 2017
    BASSETERRE – The former supervisor of elections, Wingrove George, has been released on EC$50 000 bail after he appeared in court on two counts of misconduct in public office related to the 2015 general...
  • Canadian police probe mysterious deaths of billionaire pharma couple December 16, 2017
    TORONTO − Canadian police are investigating the mysterious deaths of pharmaceuticals billionaire Barry Sherman, founder of Apotex Inc, and his wife Honey, whose bodies were found in their Toronto mansion...

RSS Caribbean Life News

  • Support clean energy transition in the Caribbean December 16, 2017
    Environment: Canada and the World Bank Group announced on Tuesday a partnership to support effective climate action in developing countries, such as those in the Caribbean, in support of the Paris Agreement. Read more.
  • JPL fetes Jamaica’s vanguard leader December 15, 2017
    Jamaica: The oldest Caribbean organization in America lavished high accolades on Michael Manley, Jamaica’s fourth prime minister on Dec. 10, the anniversary of his 93rd birthday. Read more.
  • Bronx charity group raises funds for health care in St. Vincent December 15, 2017
    St Vincent: The Bronx-based St. Matthias Charities, Inc. continues to raise much-needed funds to assist health care in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Read more.
  • US, Cuba hold biannual migration talks December 15, 2017
    Cuba: The United States Department of State has reported that the United States and Cuba on Monday, Dec. 11 held their 31st biannual Migration Talks in Washington, D.C. Read more.
  • Six Caribbean states eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis December 15, 2017
    Health: Six Caribbean states — Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Montserrat and St. Kitts — have been declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) as having eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. Read more.