Powell and Menéndez named best athletes

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell and Cuban Javelin thrower Osleidys Menéndez were selected the best athletes of the Central American and Caribbean region (CAC) in 2005. Both athletes broke the world…

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"You just keep working on it"

Today’s Jamaica Gleaner profiles poet and musician Andrew Stone, whose chapbook In Disguise was published last May in the Calabash chapbook series. He explains that he brings the same approach…

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Keep up the tempo

The Barbados Advocate reports today on the Bimshire edition of “Caribbean Rising”, the concert series promoting MTV’s new Caribbean music channel, Tempo. The showstoppers were internationally acclaimed Rupee and Def…

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Trinidad and Tobago Steelpan Jazz Festival

The Trinidad and Tobago Steelpan Jazz Festival started on October 22 and continues this week with performances from Black Stalin, Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra, élan parlé, Fonclaire Steel Orchestra,…

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"I am interested in making beautiful objects"

In the arts pages of today’s Jamiaca Gleaner, National Gallery director Jonathan Greenland interviews the Canada-resident Jamaican artist Charles Campbell about his work currently on show at the Mutual Gallery…

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Caribbean travel in the Times

The Travel section of today’s New York Times is a special “Caribbean issue”, with stories on Carnaval in the Dominican Republic, snorkelling in the US Virgin Islands, and the resurrection…

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“Tings a guan good”

The Jamaica Gleaner reports today that Sean Paul’s latest album The Trinity has now sold 200,000 copies in the US and 600,000 in the rest of the world–bringing it within…

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