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  1. Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley Celebrates the Life of Francine “Singing Francine” Edwards

    The Caribbean region lost one of its most beloved daughters of music and culture in Francine Edwards, better known as Singing Francine. While born in Barbados on February 13th, 1943, Edwards would move to Trinidad & Tobago at a young age and become a pioneering force in music, particularly in the beloved genres of calypso […]

    December 17, 2022Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments
  2. Launch of CARICOM Crime Gun Intelligence Unit (CCGIU)

    Recently, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS), in partnership with United States’ law enforcement agencies, launched the CARICOM Crime Gun Intelligence Unit (CCGIU). The launch was attended by Fitzgerald Hinds, Trinidad & Tobago’s Minister of National Security; Mr. Shante Moore, Chargé d’Affaires, United States Embassy Port of Spain; Members of […]

    November 25, 2022Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Alethea discusses recent tour experience and upcoming music projects

    Trinbagonian singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, composer and Pop/Rock performer Alethea Beharry looks back at her recently concluded 2022 FemCore Tour experience with a genuine feeling of gratitude for goals achieved and lessons learned. She now looks to the future with enthusiasm to contribute even more through her talents and event promotion capabilities. The FemCore Tour, a series […]

    November 14, 2022MusicNo comments
  4. Maloney wins hard-fought Caribbean Junior Karting title

    Barbadian Calem Maloney is the new Caribbean Junior Karting Champion. After three days and 12 hard-fought races at Bushy Park Barbados over the weekend (November 4-6), he defeated Trinidad & Tobago’s Rylie Ramroop by a margin of just nine points, with Jamaica’s Zander Williams a further six behind. The lone female in the 16-strong field […]

    November 8, 2022RallyNo comments
  5. 32nd NATIONAL TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIP 2022

    The premier event on the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes calendar was just contested by 80 athletes, more than half of which flew in from abroad to compete at the 32nd National Triathlon Championships last weekend. Held at the Brandons Beach and the Mighty Grynner Highway, several seasoned triathletes and persons bold enough to put […]

    November 1, 2022Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Kes teams up with Shaggy, announces IzWe 2023 as Liki Tiki gets Grammy consideration

    Trinbagonian band, KES continues to share their unique brand of Caribbean music with the mainstream music markets of the world and recently received “Grammy Consideration” for their hit collaboration with Haitian producer, Michael Brun and singer/songwriter, Jonathan Perry entitled, “Liki Tiki“. Fresh from and mere days after concluding their highly-impactful North American “Liki Tiki Tour” […]

    October 31, 2022MusicNo comments
  7. Candy Kay inspires us all to ‘Feel That Love’

    In an era dominated by music which standardizes the idea of having short-lived, disposable human connections, Trinidad & Tobago songstress Candy Kay is breaking the mould with her latest track ‘Feel That Love’; a track dedicated to re-normalizing the concepts of long-lasting love and long-term committed relationships. Candy Kay (real name Candice Corbie) is an […]

    October 13, 2022MusicNo comments
  8. Maloney’s records; Boodoosingh’s Radical series lead

    FIA Formula 3 Vice Champion Zane Maloney won twice and set new Qualifying and Race Lap Records when he joined the 2022 Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) as a non-scoring guest driver for its third round in Trinidad & Tobago on Sunday (October 9). As the other race winner, Kristian Boodoosingh gave his home crowd and […]

    October 13, 2022RallyNo comments
  9. Top-class T&T trio join record-breaking Radical grid

    Trinidad & Tobago’s Zachary Boodram, Fyzool Madan and Ravi Singh will compete in the Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) for the first time this weekend (October 8/9) as a record-breaking grid assembles for round three at the Fast Parts Caribbean Circuit Racing Invitational. Competing on home ground, they will line up with fellow-countryman and RCC regular […]

    October 5, 2022RallyNo comments
  10. Zane Maloney joins Radical Caribbean Cup in T&T

    Zane Maloney, who finished second in the FIA Formula 3 Championship which ended at Monza in Italy two weeks ago, will race at the Frankie Boodram Wallerfield International Raceway in Trinidad & Tobago for the first time next month. He will face drivers from his home country Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and the host nation in […]

    September 28, 2022RallyNo comments
  11. Radical Caribbean Cup returns to T&T and Wallerfield

    The third round of the 2022 Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC), originally scheduled for Bushy Park Barbados, will now take place at the Frankie Boodram Wallerfield International Raceway in Trinidad & Tobago. To be run over the weekend of October 8/9, it will be organised by the T&T Automobile Sports Association (TTASA), after which the cars […]

    September 19, 2022RallyNo comments
  12. “BLACK POWERFUL – HOW ONE TRINIDADIAN MAN CHANGED THE LANDSCAPE OF LANGUAGE FOREVER”

    SUNDAY 11 SEPTEMBER, 2022 1:00 PM BLACK POWERFUL – HOW ONE TRINIDADIAN MAN CHANGED THE LANDSCAPE OF LANGUAGE FOREVER Hosted by Amanda Choo Quan in conversation with Natasha Marin, Abeyo Jackson, and Yao Ramesar. Location: Virtual via ZOOM Event Description: Kwame Ture invented the philosophy of “Black Power“– and yet, on the off chance he […]

    September 3, 2022Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  13. Machel Montano leads list of Bazodee stars nominated at Nigeria’s prestigious Realtime Film Festival

    On the heels of Machel Montano’s monumental collaboration with world-renowned yoga and spiritual icon, Sadhguru, and his #SaveSoil mission, along with his spectacular performance in India, comes even more thrilling news: Montano’s 2015 film, Bazodee, has just raked in an astounding six nominations over on the African continent. Last week, the Nigerian-based Realtime Film Festival […]

    August 22, 2022CinemaNo comments
  14. Miguel Maestre delivers new sizzling single ‘Toronto’

    With all of the excitement and high anticipation surrounding the return of Carnival events comes brand spanking new Soca music. Singer-songwriter Miguel Maestre has released a new 2022 track dedicated to his hometown and its unmistakable festival vibe; the song is aptly titled ‘Toronto’. The new groovy Soca single positively highlights the unique facets of […]

    July 14, 2022MusicNo comments
  15. Improvements to Trinidad and Tobago’s Trade Environment Underway with CDB & EU Support

    The private sector in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) will see improvements in the trading environment as a result of three new trade initiatives underway at the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) and its agencies. The MTI has accessed assistance from the EPA and CSME Standby Facility for Capacity Building, which is managed by the […]

    June 10, 2022BusinessNo comments
  16. Novel Sports supports Windward Cricket Club

    Trinidad based sports technology company, Novel Sports, has entered into an agreement with local sports club, Windward Cricket Club, to assist in developing their Junior Cricket Program. Due to local restrictions on sports for the latter half of 2021, Windward was not able to take advantage of the offer which came about from discussions between […]

    June 6, 2022CricketNo comments
  17. Kes, Kranium, Killa & Voice are headed to USA’s Hookie Weekend

    This coming ‘Juneteenth Long Weekend’ (June 16th to 20th), top Caribbean performers will descend on the nation’s capital, Washington DC for an epic extravaganza of entertainment culture. The beloved, returning Hookie Weekend 2022 produced by Hookie Life Entertainment will bring the energetic sounds of Soca and Dancehall music to the DMV with first-rate performances by […]

    June 1, 2022MusicNo comments
  18. Natalyah aims for EUK Soca Monarch title at Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations

    Following the release of her up-tempo Soca track ‘Proper‘, Trinidad-born Swiss Soca Sensation Natalyah is riding high on the success of this latest fruit of her labour. ‘Proper’ has earned her a place in the finals of 2022 Europe United Kingdom Soca Monarch (EUKSM) competition set for June 5th during the ‘Big Platinum Festival‘ in […]

    May 18, 2022MusicNo comments
  19. CARPHA Receives High Praises from Member States for its Pandemic Response

    Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) from across the Caribbean were high in praises for the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) on the leadership role it played, and continues to play in the Region’s COVID-19 response. This, as CARPHA hosted its first face-to-face meeting, since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic, two years ago. 23 CMOs (18 […]

    April 12, 2022Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. MEN’S AND WOMEN’S HERO CPL TO GET UNDERWAY ON 30 AUGUST

    The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) have confirmed that this year’s CPL event will feature a women’s tournament with three franchise teams competing for the first Women’s CPL (WCPL) title. The three teams will showcase the best women’s cricketers from across the Caribbean with overseas stars rounding out the teams. […]

    March 18, 2022CricketNo comments
  21. Natalyah releases ‘Proper’ and gears up for 2022 EUK Soca Monarch

    For her first contribution to the mix of 2022 Soca songs, Trinidad-born Soca-Pop sensation Natalyah has unleashed her new Power-Soca track ‘Proper‘. With this latest single she will enter the 2022 edition of the Europe United Kingdom Soca Monarch Competition with its finals set for June of this year. ‘Proper‘ was produced by award-winning Trinbagonian […]

    March 4, 2022MusicNo comments
  22. GEL 100th ANNIVERSARY ENTREPRENEURS RECEIVE THEIR AWARDS

    The ten entrepreneurs from around the region, who have won the first leg of the Goddard Enterprises Ltd  (GEL) 100th Anniversary competition, will collect their cheques and trophies on January 31st and February 10th 2022 and meet their mentors as they commence the first year of the competition. Entrepreneurs from Barbados and St Vincent will […]

    February 21, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Miguel Maestre jump starts the Soca season with ‘Fan’

    Even with the absence of major in-person Carnival events, the eruption of new Soca music releases still remains constant. Singer-songwriter and admitted Soca fan Miguel Maestre has released his latest 2022 single dedicated to the global community of Soca music devotees and appropriately titled ‘Fan’. Fan is described as a lively mid-tempo track which is […]

    February 11, 2022MusicNo comments
  24. Brown Sugar Challenge CCJ Decision

    The Sugar Association of the Caribbean (SAC) notes with interest the ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in the case taken by Belize against Trinidad and Tobago for alleged non-application of the Common External Tariff (CET) on brown sugar entering T&T from extra regional sources. Non-payment of the 40% CET on imported extra-regional […]

    February 9, 2022Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Guardian Group launches regional initiative to bring much needed support

    As the pandemic continues to challenge our mental health, Guardian Group launches a free regional public initiative to help with both the mental health and economic effects of the pandemic. Themed Happytalism, the three-month long Guardian Group initiative utilises global and regional resources in providing techniques and insights towards dealing with the impact of the current […]

    February 8, 2022HealthNo comments