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  1. Jael Joseph, the girl with the BIG idea

    As an immigrant in Canada Jael Joseph quickly realized in her early days in the North American country, that her ethnicity would play a great role in how she navigated life in this new locale.  She was part of the minority and even so, her heritage made her part of a smaller grouping within the […]

    April 5, 2021Books, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Marsha Sewdass reignites women with life coaching and new book

    Life Coach, educator, consultant and motivational speaker Marsha Sewdass is helping the women of her native T&T and beyond in becoming empowered and achieving their highest potential via her unique brand of life coaching and her latest book entitled ‘The Best is Yet to Come: Don’t Waste a Day!‘. A self-described realist Marsha incorporates a […]

    March 18, 2021BooksNo comments
  3. Jamaica’s Natanyah takes ‘Night Table’ to the masses

    Caribbean-Canadian Natanyah Peterkin has released her new book ‘Night Table‘ to the international market. Night Table, is a collection of provocatively written poetry that is both soul-stretching and sensually awakening. This book of erotic, enticing poetry is geared towards arousing all of its readers’ senses as well as inspiring a deeper feeling of desire. The […]

    March 4, 2021BooksNo comments
  4. Charles Matz, author, renaissance scholar, dies at 96 – by Lasana M. Sekou

    Poet, renaissance scholar, dramaturge, novelist Charles Matz died at his home in Southampton, New York on February 12, 2021. He was 96. He leaves his children, Margaret Matz (architect, New York), Charles “Carlino” Matz III (professor, NYIT; architect, New Jersey), and Clare Ann Matz (multimedia artist, film director, Italy). He also leaves Antonio Lai da […]

    February 19, 2021BooksNo comments
  5. ‘Writing your book’ By Roslyn Franken

    When doing author presentations about my book, Meant to Be, people often ask me afterwards, “How did you write your book?”  I answer, “Why do you ask?” and inevitably they tell me that they too have an inspirational story they want to share but have no idea how to write a book or even get started. What I discovered […]

    December 11, 2020BooksNo comments
  6. THE WITCHES (2020) fea. Chris Rock with Octavia Spencer & Anne Hathaway

    Based on Roald Dahl’s 1983 classic book ‘The Witches‘, the story tells the scary, funny and imaginative tale of a seven year old boy who has a run in with some real life witches!

    October 8, 2020Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Your Cure for the Quarantine Blues – “The Big Fall” (Nick Seven Book 7)

    “Just when you think life can’t get much better, a crashing wave wipes out your sand castle. Former spies Nick Seven and his Bajan GF Felicia Hagens are taking a break from Key Largo to visit a casino owned by Nick’s friend, Rock Bianco. An unexpected, nasty encounter with one of Nick’s former lovers turns […]

    September 26, 2020Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. PROTOJE UNLEASHES “LIKE ROYALTY” FEAT. POPCAAN

    Protoje, one of Jamaica’s most important music figures in front and behind the scenes, will return with arguably his biggest album to date. In Search of Lost Time is available for pre-order today, August 6th and will be released worldwide on August 28th via In.Digg.Nation Collective / Six Course / RCA Records. Today, he reveals […]

    August 7, 2020Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. NAVIGATING THE SEA OF U.S. IMMIGRATION WITH MICHAEL JAY WILDES, ESQ

    BY ADRIANA SANDRINE ISAAC-RATTAN, INTERNATIONAL JOURNALIST Immigration has always been a sensitive issue perched on the front-burner in large jurisdictions including the United States. Strong advocacy on the diverse eyeshots of immigration offered by Michael Jay Wildes, Esq over the years, has cemented itself in some very prominent spaces, much of which can’t be easily […]

    May 17, 2020Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  10. BARBADOS-BASED AUTHOR INSISTS VISION BOARDING CHANNELS SUCCESS

    An author is telling aspiring Barbadian women to use the method of vision boarding to ensure their success for 2020. Nekisha Prince-Haynes is a wife and mother who was born and raised in Guyana but now resides here in Barbados. She is the creator of the publication – Your Client Is Not Your Friend. She […]

    February 6, 2020Books, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Author Opal C. Meeks Releases Her First Book “Unlocking the Wealth Code”

    For 2020 single mom, author and entrepreneur Opal Meeks has found a unique way to channel tough lessons from challenging experiences of the past into resolutions she believes, will make it easier for others to succeed. With the launch of her new website vybefree.com and success blueprint “Unlocking the Wealth Code” her primary goal is […]

    January 28, 2020BooksNo comments
  12. ‘The Rhythm Section’ (Adaptation) with Jude Law & Blake Lively

    A woman (Blake Lively) finds out her family’s death wasn’t an accident. ‘The Rhythm Section‘ releases on January 31, 2020.

    September 19, 2019Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. “Exploring Shadeism” Launched: Research Examines Colourism Phenomenon in Barbadian Society

    Sharon Hurley Hall launched her book, Exploring Shadeism, over the weekend at Dover Beach Hotel – it’s based on research into the phenomenon of shadeism in Barbados. Shadeism, also known as colourism, is discrimination on the basis of skin shade. Hurley Hall described shadeism as “a direct result of slavery“, and added: “The psychological and […]

    July 9, 2019BooksNo comments
  14. Join Eight Time Olympian Veronica Campbell Brown For Her Book Signing

    Don’t forget when you purchase your autographed copy, you can now download the New Cave Shepherd Card Mobile App and enjoy easy access to your account and more On The Go! Available now in the Google Play and Apple App Stores.

    April 30, 2019Books, Olympics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Plastered in Pretty by N.C. Marks launched in St. Vincent, recommended in the USA

    The newest Vincentian novel, Plastered in Pretty by N.C. Marks, was launched here at the Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). Plastered in Pretty is “Naked truth. It is very contemporary,” said journalist Dexter Rose, a guest speaker at the book launch of about 100 guests. There was also an “outburst […]

    December 6, 2018Books, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Cookbook Puts The Spotlight On Weed And Other Exotic Caribbean Curries In Time For The Holidays

    The unlikely marriage of weed and curry is among the recipes featured in a new book that encapsulates many of the exotic curries of the Caribbean region and is now available in time for the holiday season. Tapping into the rich and diverse cultural heritage and cuisine of the Caribbean, Caribbean-American journalist and entrepreneur, Felicia […]

    November 19, 2018Books, FeaturedNo comments
  17. George Lamming Distinguished Lecture: 28-11-2018, Errol Barrow Centre November 17, 2018Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. EXCLUSIVE MOVIE PREMIERES ON HBO THIS AUGUST: IT (August 18)

    HBO returns this month with something for everyone and the premiere of four outstanding movies including HBO’s film THE TALE. HBO will broadcast the animated family film LEGO NINJAGO, ROMAN ISRAEL, ESQ. and the horror film IT, inspired by the Stephen King novel of the same name. One new movie premieres every Saturday at 9pm […]

    July 26, 2018Books, Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. YARDIE: Idris Elba Directed Crime Drama HD

    Set in ’70s Kingston and ’80s Hackney, Yardie centres on the life of a young Jamaican man named D (Aml Ameen), who has never fully recovered from the murder, committed during his childhood, of his older brother Jerry Dread (Everaldo Creary). D grows up under the wing of a Kingston Don and music producer named […]

    July 15, 2018Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Colette: Keira Knightley, Dominic West & Eleanor Tomlinson

    Directed By: Wash Westmoreland Synopsis: Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.

    July 15, 2018Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. BLADE RUNNER 2049 (July 7): EXCLUSIVE HOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTER PREMIERES THIS JULY ON HBO

    Thrill and suspense take over HBO this July with the premiere of four thrillers that will keep audiences on edge. This month’s premieres include BLADE RUNNER 2049, DUNKIRK, ATOMIC BLONDE and AMERICAN MADE. One new film premieres each Saturday in July at 9pm AST* on HBO and HBO GO. *Atlantic Standard Time. HBO Latin America is the premium, subscription based, television network leader in the […]

    June 24, 2018Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. HBO FILMS’ “FAHRENHEIT 451,” STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN, PREMIERES MAY 19th

    Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther) and Michael Shannon (The Shape of Water) star in FAHRENHEIT 451, the new HBO film based on Ray Bradbury’s classic novel of the same name, depicting a future where the media is seen as a drug, history is rewritten and “firemen” burn books. The HBO Films’ original production premieres on […]

    May 13, 2018BooksNo comments
  23. What’s New at ArtsEtc: IndyList, Blogs, NIFCA Winning Words, Comics, & More

    Hi, everyone, This year feels like it’s going down harder and faster than usual.  Maybe for those of us in the region and its outer reaches, that has had something to do with the passing of storms and the sense of urgency they have left in their wake—to recover, to be thankful, to live.  For […]

    December 6, 2017Books, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Kamau Brathwaite in Liviticus – like the Psalmist in Babylon; like the weeping prophet, a book review by John Robert Lee

    Liviticus, published in 2017 by House of Nehesi Publishers, is a new collection that is at once a moving confessional poem, in which Kamau Brathwaite writes honestly, frankly, disturbingly on what he calls his “cultural lynching.” He holds nothing back as he cries, like the prophet Jeremiah, about his suffering: “The caul of fat around […]

    December 4, 2017Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  25. The Man Who Invented Christmas – Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer and Jonathan “High Sparrow” Pryce (#GoTS06)

    The Man Who Invented Christmas tells of the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and other classic characters from “A Christmas Carol.” Directed by Bharat Nalluri (MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY), the film shows how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) mixed real life inspirations with his vivid […]

    September 7, 2017Books, Video GalleryNo comments