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  • Reggae, dancehall musical shipmates
    Although largely marketed as a reggae cruise, the recently concluded 2017 Welcome to Jamrock event was given the stamp of approval by many on board the Independence of the Seas for including several dancehall artistes on the line- up. Commending the...
    Shereita Grizzle
  • The Company Dance Theatre marks 29 years
    Known for excellent body extensions, great precision and uniformed movements, The Company Dance Theatre continued the trend on Saturday at the Little Theatre, Tom Redcam Avenue, in their 29th Season of Dance.The works on show were choreographed by...
    Marcia Rowe
  • Creative writing workshops cover five areas - Entries open to JCDC competition
    The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, will host five intensive and engaging creative writing workshops.The workshop series will run from today to Tuesday, December...
  • Producers target video-on-demand platform
    One more locally produced pilot has premiered on national television. On the heels of giving airtime to the grassroots, stoically comical Losing Patience, TVJ recently showed Savannah. Shot over three days between the lush...
    Kimberley Small
  • Seventh Xodus heaven - Seven sections presented to League of Angels theme
    Dream Entertainment and YUMA served up a slice of heaven during Saturday's Xodus band launch at 36 Hope Road, St Andrew, unveiling their costumes under the theme 'League of Angels'.Kamal Bankay, chairman of the National Carnival Committee, told The...
    Stephanie Lyew

RSS Nation news

  • Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terrorism, triggers sanctions
    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism on Monday, a designation that allows the United States to impose more sanctions and risks inflaming tensions...
  • Energy drive
    Barbadians can look forward to paying less for electricity as Government is set to save big, thanks to a new energy policy. Members of the Division of Energy, including Minister of Energy, Senator...
  • Inniss blasts unions
    The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Government is taking the trade union movement to task for blurring its efforts to protect the rights of workers. Minister of Industry Donville Inniss argued Government...
  • Glendairy break-in
    The burglar bars are still in place, but the sash windows are gone, along with several appliances and furniture from the main entrance building of the former Glendairy Prison. The brazen theft of two...
  • ‘Hard times’ man gets a break
    The leniency of the court was extended yesterday to a man who said he was going through a rough patch. Keith Nicholas Trotman, 32, of no fixed place of abode, avoided jail after he pleaded guilty to...

RSS Caribbean Life News

  • Immigration agency reconsiders delayed DACA requests
    Immigration: In reversing its position, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) says it has agreed to allow nearly 100 applications from young undocumented Caribbean and other nationals to renew permits that allow them to stay and work in the United States legally. Read more.
  • Returning WWII vets forge unlikely friendship
    Movies: Dateline: Mississippi, 1946, which means many of the Magnolia State’s soldier native sons are making the adjustment back to civilian life after serving overseas during World War II.. But the fighting isn’t over for Sergeant Ronsel Jackson (Jason Mitchell), a black man reluctantly returning to the repressive Jim Crow system of segregation. Read more.
  • Adams donates blankets crocheted by local seniors for dialysis patients
    Brooklyn: Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams on Tuesday commemorated Diabetes Awareness Day by donating more than 200 blankets, along with scores of scarves and socks, that were crocheted by dozens of local seniors for patients in need, at more than a dozen dialysis centers across Brooklyn. Read more.
  • US awards $4.3m for energy diversification in the Caribbean
    National: The United States Department of State has announced US$4.3 million in funding to support energy diversification in the Caribbean. The State Department said on Thursday that the announcement was made at the United States and Caribbean Prosperity Roundtable the day before in Miami. Read more.
  • Caribbean RoundUp
    Antigua: Antigua Antigua and Barbuda has been ranked as the Caribbean’s top Citizenship by Investment program, while Grenada and St Kitts and Nevis are ranked second and third respectively. Read more.