Artists unite to raise funds for Jeffrey Chock

One of this country’s favourite and most talented photographers fell ill in Toronto recently and is in urgent need of surgery costing US$47,000. Jeffrey Chock is well known for documenting…

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Grenada’s nutmeg industry still in recovery

Several major storms have battered the Caribbean this year leaving death and destruction in their wake.

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Parang "season" is here

Some of you might not have started to think of Christmas yet (in fact, some people tend to think of Carnival before they think of Christmas in these parts) but…

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Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival starts with Florentino and the Devil

The gala opening of the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, which takes place at the MovieTowne cineplex, will be carried live on Gayelle the Channel tomorrow night. The first screening…

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Jamaica celebrates Usain Bolt

Here’s how the Jamaican press reported on Olympic champion Usain Bolt’s homecoming in the Jamaica Observer: Bolt to di worl’!; and in the Jamaica Gleaner: Bolt is home

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Jamaica reveals new tourism strategy

On the heels of setting a gold standard at the Beijing Olympics, the Jamaica Tourism Board has unveiled the key to its new tourism strategy, the refurbished VisitJamaica.com. Tourism Director…

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Plan for Olympians’ welcome announced

Sports minister Gary Hunt has announced plans for how the national Olympic team will be greeted upon their return to Trinidad and Tobago. The team, which arrives at 10.10am on…

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Economic crunch continues to affect air travel

XL Airways has cancelled all its flights to the Caribbean. According to a news release from the airline, the decision was forced by rising fuel costs and the lack of…

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Bolt dances take Jamaica’s dancehalls

After his world record breaking run in the Men’s 100m finals, Usain Bolt bust a few moves from Ovamar’s “Nuh Linga” and after his world record breaking run in the…

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Montano gets covered in Billboard magazine

Contrary to local newspaper reports soca star Machel Montano is not on the cover of this week’s Billboard magazine (issue date August 30th), American R&B singer Robin Thicke is. But…

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