Category: African Caribbean

Mikey – Getting it Good “2020 Soca” (Barbados)

Mikey – Getting it Good “2020 Soca” (Barbados)

| June 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Written by James ‘Jamesy P’ Morgan Produced by Kevin ‘Shadee’ Sardine (Kode786 Productions) Mixed and Mastered by Parry Jack (Jack Spaniard Productions) Background Vocals by Anderson Armstrong and Michael Mercer Vocals Recorded by Reddhead Studios Vocal Production by Vocaldini Lyric Video by Danny Reid for Oak Buy / Stream URL: https://riddimstream.it/gettingitgood

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Responding to US policy in the Americas

Responding to US policy in the Americas

| June 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Whether one approves of Mr Trump or not, some of the strategic decisions being taken by his administration will live on with or without him. David Jessop explains why this may particularly be the case when it comes to the Caribbean and Latin America.  Later this year, we will know whether President Trump has won […]

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Seabird Harvesting increase Despite Covid-19 Restrictions

Seabird Harvesting increase Despite Covid-19 Restrictions

| June 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Observations of Seabird Harvesting Increase Despite Covid-19 Restrictions Although seabird harvest and egg collection are prohibited by legislation of both Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, research by Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) shows that the practice continues to occur, primarily amongst fishing communities and recreationists.  Harvesting often occurs in tandem with other […]

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Actor cries about racism and injustice…Is he really sincere?

Actor cries about racism and injustice…Is he really sincere?

| June 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Actors are trained professionals who can master the art of pretending to be someone else. The reason the really successful ones get paid so well is largely because of their unique skill at convincing large audiences of their genuine commitment to the script or character they play at any given time. In this video David […]

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Jamaica’s COVID-19 Airport Procedures Praised

Jamaica’s COVID-19 Airport Procedures Praised

| June 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Though the Caribbean’s preparedness for COVID-19 is not a matter for competition there have been widespread opinions about which countries were adequately prepared and which countries are proactive in tracking and tracing infected individuals. This video highlights Jamaica’s extraordinary efforts to keep visitors safe. Well Done Jamaica!

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Yolo Riddim – Various Artists (Frankie Music Production)

Yolo Riddim – Various Artists (Frankie Music Production)

| June 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Frankie Music has released their first dancehall Rhythm juggling since the start of the year. The project, entitled the YOLO RIDDIM premiers Friday Jun 26, 2020 and features the likes of Dancehall Star Beenie Man, Demarco, Singer J, Teejay, Qraig, Hydal, Christopher Martin, Krysie, Yaksta and Shawn Antoine. Head honcho of the label, Comar “Frankie […]

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Did Digicel Executives break COVID rules by traveling to St. Lucia?

Did Digicel Executives break COVID rules by traveling to St. Lucia?

| June 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

In April, three executives of telecommunications giant Digicel were given exemptions to come into Jamaica despite the lockdown on incoming passengers at the island’s airports. The finding comes after 18º North analyzed flights coming into and out of the country as of March 25, when the restriction came into effect. The analysis was done in […]

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You Are Invited to UWI Alumni Relations Soft & Life Skills Webinar

You Are Invited to UWI Alumni Relations Soft & Life Skills Webinar

| June 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

How to Create a Business Idea  You are invited to join us for the upcoming UWI/YoPro Soft & Life Skills Webinar Series to be held on Monday, June 29, 2020, at 7:00 PM (JA Time)/ 8:00 PM (EST). Webinar Theme: How to Create a Business Idea Presenter: Mr. Julian Henry, Programme Manager, Entrepreneurship Unit at the UWI […]

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Greater citizen power or greater autonomy

Greater citizen power or greater autonomy

| June 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

In a world ruled by super powers, small countries controlled by the agendas of powerful states like these Majestic Virgin Islands must aim for greater power for their peoples within the crucible of that global power play. Greater autonomy or independence is not necessarily the best option to boost the social and economic welfare of […]

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Caribbean’s Most Powerful Passports

Caribbean’s Most Powerful Passports

| June 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Ever wondered how far you can travel around the world without a VISA? Well if you have it might be interesting to know that some countries in the Caribbean have diplomatic relationships with many influential countries that will allow their citizens VISA free access. These privileges are largely negotiated by diplomats based on several indicators […]

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