143 Jamaicans Will To Receive National Honors and Awards on National Heroes Day

BROOKLYN, NY – Each year, scores of Jamaicans are honored on National Heroes Day, the third Monday of October, for their gallantry, goodwill, and significant contributions to nation-building. Among the usual recipients...

Diplomatic Passport for Calypso Rose

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago (CMC) – Veteran calypsonian Calypso Rose is being honored for her contribution to the twin island republic and her recent international achievement. During yesterday’s post-Cabinet media...

Soca on the seas

Soca On The Seas 2017 promises to be the cruise event of the year! The seas will come alive with the pulsating rhythms of Soca music, the infectious melody of the...

Grenada Day in NYC 2018 | Aug. 26

By Gerry Hopkin, JD Brooklyn, NY; Aug. 19, 2018 - “The organizers, exhibitors, artistes and vendors who come together each year to make Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique Day in New York...

Jamaican reggae artist Edi Fitzroy is dead at 62

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaican reggae singer, Edi Fitzroy, who made an impact on the industry with the hit Princess Black, died in hospital on Saturday. He was 62. The artiste, whose real...

Mighty Shadow Out For 77

A Tribute By Michael Derek Roberts In African culture when someone dies there is celebration in the village and among family and friends. And in the Caribbean we often use the sport...

GEORGE CROOKS – JAMAICAN BORN, NYC BASED EVENT PROMOTER EXTRAORDINAIRE 

GEORGE CROOKS - JAMAICAN BORN, NYC BASED EVENT PROMOTER EXTRAORDINAIRE  Jamaican born, New York based concert promoter George Crooks' lifelong mantra is to make people happy. His success as an event promoter...

Irvin “Carrot” Jarret, former member of Third World, dies

The Jamaican music fraternity is in mourning following the death of former member of internationally acclaimed Third World band, Irvin “Carrot” Jarrett on Tuesday. Jarrett was 69. Jarrett’s widow Alisia, confirmed reports that he...

Harry Belafonte: Renaissance Man

By Michael Derek Roberts “I often look at the journey, and I don’t get it. I really don’t. I have lasted longer than I understand why. I often feel that there must...

Lord Superior Out For 81

As 2018 closes and a new year looms the Calypso fraternity in the Caribbean region and the world has lost a number of stalwarts. Indeed, this now appears to be the...

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