Caribbean news

Caribbean and Jerk Fest Returns To The Riverfront

Jamaican reggae artist Luciano, Barbadian jazz saxophonist Elan Trotman, the music and dance troop Iroko Nuevo and other Caribbean-style performers head to Mortensen Riverfront Plaza on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 1 to 11 p.m. for the 10th annual Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival. The Riverfront Recapture-sponsored event is filled with the music, dancing, costumes and food of the Caribbean, bringing the islands to life during West Indian celebration week.

www.topix.com | 7/27/15 10:46 AM
Johnny Depp bottle feeds baby bat in full 'Pirates' costume
Johnny Depp has made a new pal while filming “Pirates of the Caribbean 5” in Australia.


feeds.nydailynews.com | 7/25/15 6:58 PM
A Cuban Musician's Perennial Pastime
Jorge Gómez packs a domino set on world-wide tours with his Afro-Caribbean group Tiempo Libre. www.wsj.com | 7/22/15 10:04 PM
Commonwealth Alliance of Youth Entrepreneurs Caribbean and Canada...

Young people hoping to transform their business ideas into successful enterprises are set to benefit from the creation of a new Commonwealth alliance to promote youth entrepreneurship across the Caribbean and Americas. The Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs-Caribbean & Canada , a coalition of 13 organisations from nine Commonwealth countries, was recently launched in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.

www.topix.com | 7/21/15 7:00 PM
From Crape Myrtles To Long Houses, Charleston Is A 'Big Barbados'
This South Carolina city has its architectural and economic roots in the Caribbean. www.npr.org | 7/21/15 9:06 AM
From Crape Myrtles To Long Houses, Charleston Is A 'Big Barbados'
This South Carolina city has its architectural and economic roots in the Caribbean. www.npr.org | 7/21/15 9:06 AM
Caribbean Centre for Expressions and Memory of the Slave Trade and Slavery opens

The first major Caribbean cultural institution dedicated to the Slave trade, the Memorial ACTe is a memorial site, resource centre on the history of Slavery and Human rights and forum of expression for the growing Caribbean contemporary art scene. This vibrant venue aims to be a scientific, historical and artistic leading institution in this broad area of the world.

www.topix.com | 7/20/15 2:04 AM
Is it time for a regional airline?

File Caribbean Airlines is a top regional carrier. It and other Caribbean carriers had the lowest load factor among airlines operating from their bases to and from the US in 2014.

www.topix.com | 7/19/15 6:29 AM