Two women listed among Forbes top 10 richest Jamaican-born athletes

Two women listed among Forbes top 10 richest Jamaican-born athletes

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (file photo) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Two female athletes are among Forbes top ten richest Jamaican-born sports stars. Double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and former world and Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown made the September edition of the 10 richest Jamaican born athletes list. According to the report, the number one position belongs to former […]

Rihanna Is Closing Out New York Fashion Week With a Savage x Fenty Show

Rihanna Is Closing Out New York Fashion Week With a Savage x Fenty Show

After skipping a season, the singer/designer is returning to the NYFW calendar. By Lauren Alexis Fisher If last season’s New York Fashion Week calendar seemed less exciting, it’s probably because it was missing Rihanna riding a dirt-bike down the runway. But good news for this September: the singer/designer is making a return to NYFW after […]

Bolt makes football debut at pre-season game in Australia

Bolt makes football debut at pre-season game in Australia

GOSFORD, Australia (AFP) — Sprint king Usain Bolt fulfilled a boyhood dream yesterday in making his much-anticipated football debut , exciting fans but tiring quickly in a 20-minute cameo for Australia’s Central Coast Mariners. The Jamaican superstar, a huge Manchester United fan, has been handed a chance to train with the A-League side for an […]

Sean Paul named Climate Change Ambassador

Sean Paul named Climate Change Ambassador

By Balford Henry (JamaicaObserver) DANCEHALL artiste Sean Paul has joined sprint star Usain Bolt as one of the Caribbean’s accelerator ambassadors. Both were hand-picked as ambassadors for the coalition of global organisations, including the Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank and Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), that have joined Virgin Atlantic’s founder, Sir Richard Branson, to make […]

Remembering Aretha Franklin

Remembering Aretha Franklin

By Dana Mathura. This past Aug. 16, the world lost the acclaimed singer-songwriter, Aretha Franklin to advanced stage pancreatic cancer. The Queen of Soul, as she was most often referred to, was 76 years old. She passed away at her home in Detroit just two days after it was announced she was in hospice care. […]

Caribbean foods to be displayed at Paris exhibition

Caribbean foods to be displayed at Paris exhibition

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – At least 12 producers from six Caribbean countries will exhibit their goods at the five-day Salon International de l’alimentation (SIAL) trade fair that opens in Paris on October 21. The Barbados-based Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) said that the producers will exhibit a range of exotic authentic sauces, natural food […]

Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament returns to South Florida

Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament returns to South Florida

BY  South Florida Caribbean News by Howard Campbell LAUDERHILL – Despite a drop in attendance in 2017, the Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament will return to South Florida for a third straight year in August. Jeff Miller, a member of the Jamaica Tallawahs, one of the six franchise teams, said promoters of the CPL have committed their support […]

Jamaican Jerk Festival Ready to Celebrate Caribbean Culture in Washington, D.C.

Jamaican Jerk Festival will feature Celebrity Chefs, Cooking Demos & Tastings

Jamaican Jerk Festival Ready to Celebrate Caribbean Culture in Washington, D.C.

BY South Florida Caribbean News Washington, DC – The annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival will be back at RFK Stadium, in Washington, D.C., on June 10th to deliver a gastronomical and cultural experience to thousands of patrons who will feast, frolic and dance to celebrate the food, music and culture of the Caribbean. “June is National Caribbean-American Heritage Month […]

Brooklyn Embarks on One-Day Island Getaway at Upcoming Caribbean Food Crawl

The crawl offers a great overview of Flatbush’s thriving Caribbean community, as well as samples of some of the very best Caribbean cuisine in the city

Brooklyn Embarks on One-Day Island Getaway at Upcoming Caribbean Food Crawl

BY BK READER In 2017, this cultural hub received the official designation “Little Caribbean” to celebrate and promote the food, culture and small businesses in the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Flatbush, East Flatbush and Prospect Lefferts Gardens. Since then, the Little Caribbean commercial corridor has become home to numerous events throughout the year, including walking tours, […]