Saturday, February 24, 2018

Arts and Culture

JAMAICA – Reggae songstress Etana receives US$5,000 in tour support

The Ministry of Gender, Entertainment and Sport has gifted reggae singer Etana with a grant of US$5,000 (J$630,000) to support her 32-city tour of...

BOOK REVIEW: Grab some lemons – A Triangular Journey

«  A journey to the discovery of self and the true purpose of self is one of the most important journeys any being can...

Snoop Dogg Readies Gospel Double Album ‘Bible of Love’

Snoop Dogg delivered on his promise to record a gospel album, Bible of Love. The 32-track double album, which features artists like Tye Tribbet, the Clark Sisters,...

NEW YORK – More Grammy success for Rihanna

Barbadian superstar Rihanna has added another Grammy to her collection. During the 60th annual Grammy Awards show at Madison Square Garden in New York City...

International Soca Monarch finalists announced

The finalists for Trinidad’s International Soca Monarch competition have been announced. The 12 finalists are: Aaron Duncan Ambi Asten Isaac, Yankee Boy and Rikki Jai Blaxx ...

CUBA – Books by Bajan and Vincentian authors recognized in Casa de las...

Two books by Barbadian authors were among the top three in the Caribbean Literature in English or Creole category of the 2018 Casa de...

ENTERTAINMENT – The Weeknd, ‘deeply offended’ by H&M ad of black child, cuts ties...

Canadian R&B star The Weeknd says he's cutting ties with H&M after being "deeply offended" by an ad for the retailer showing a black...

Golden Globes 2018: Oprah Winfrey steals the show on night dominated by women’s voices

Gary Oldman confirmed his position as Oscar frontrunner by collecting the best actor award for his portrayal of Winston Churchill but the 2018 Golden...

JAMAICA – Wyclef Jean arrives for Shaggy and Friends concert

Haitian-American rapper Wyclef Jean is currently in Jamaica for this weekend's staging of the Shaggy and Friends benefit concert. The event, spearheaded by Grammy winning...

MONTSERRAT – Author Tackles Human Trafficking in Latest Romantic Suspense Novel, In Plain Sight

The tiny island of Montserrat does not feature on any radars for human trafficking, but author Nerissa Golden places it squarely in the centre...