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One month after being destroyed by Hurricane Irma, musician Bankie Banx is still picking up the pieces at his Dune Preserve venue in Anguilla.The popular seaside location, named Best Beach Bar three straight years by CNN...

Three crowns in one week for King Zacari
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Antigua & Barbuda’s 2017 Calypso Monarch has won another crown in Anguilla after he dethroned last year’s Leeward Islands Calypso Monarch, Anguillan calypsonian Roxy following his two wins last Sunday in...

Omari’s walking on Sunshine
Jamaica Observer

With his second album expected to be released before summer, Omari Banks is eager to establish himself as a singer/guitarist. The 36-year-old Banks is in Kingston for recording sessions on Sunshine, his second album. He...

Chris, Romain for Moonsplash fest
Jamaica Observer

FORMER winners of the televised talent show Digicel Rising Stars, Christopher Martin and Romain Virgo have been announced as the headliners for this year’s staging of the Moonsplash Festival on the Caribbean island...

A-Math comes up with with new formula
Jamaica Observer

Anguillan singer A-Math believes the world is ready for a new genre, regg-oul, a blend of reggae and soul. “Throughout my career, I’ve worked with various types of music, and I am convinced that reggae and...

Omari Banks pitches Naturally
Jamaica Observer

ANGUILLIAN singer Omari Banks takes another crack at the Jamaican market with Naturally, a lovers rock song he did with producer Clive Hunt. Naturally was released digitally last week. It is the former West Indies...

Livin In The Sun, Ultimate World Class Dance Music Festival In Anguilla!
Anguilla Life

What happens when top deejays from around the world are marooned on a desert island? Three nights, 2 days, 5 amazing venues, Livin in the

Invitational Netball Festival
Dominica Vibes

  The Sports Division in the Ministry of Youth, Sports, Culture & Constituency Empowerment will host the 8th Annual 13 & Under Regional Invitational Netball Festival from Sunday, 14 to 18, 2016. This year...

Omari Banks rails
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WITH the West Indies taking on India in the second Test match at Sabina Park, former West Indies off-spinner Omari Banks is not eyeing a comeback. “Those days are over,” he said, laughing. “That cricket...

St Kitts enters CFU top three as T&T jumps six spots
Trinidad Guardian

ST JOHN’S—St Kitts and Nevis have jumped into the top three of the Caribbean Football Union but the latest FIFA rankings have hardly been kind to regional teams, with several of them suffering sharp declines....

System set for Banks
Jamaica Observer

Though he announced his retirement from cricket at the age of 28 four years ago, singer/guitarist Omari Banks is still identified with sports by many people in the Caribbean. These days, the lanky Banks is more keen to...

US citizenship law that treats men, women differently to be reviewed
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to referee a dispute about an odd piece of US citizenship law that treats men and women differently. Local News Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:11:12 GMT Vaccines block Zika in...

Monkey study finds Zika infection lasts longer in pregnancy 
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers infected pregnant monkeys with the Zika virus to learn how it harms developing fetuses — and in a highly unusual twist, the public can get a real-time peek at the findings. Local...

Reggae Sumfest to showcase 360-degree virtual reality streaming
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — This year's 24th staging of Jamaica's Reggae Sumfest will be introducing live 360-degree virtual reality streaming for the public, including fans abroad, to experience the festival on any device...

Another athlete pulls out of Rio Olympics due to Zika fears 
Jamaica Observer

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games. Local News Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:37:46...

JLS unveils new logo co-funded by Bill and Melinda Gates
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Library Service (JLS) recently unveiled a colourful, new logo as part of its rebranding process. The new-look logo captures the transformation of the JLS into a modern educational,...

19-y-o killed, body dragged to open lot on Maxfield Avenue
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found with multiple gunshot wounds at an empty lot on Berwick Road in the Maxfield area early Tuesday morning. Local News Tue, 28 Jun...

Vaccines block Zika in mice, boosting hopes for human jab
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) – New research in lab animals, including Zika vaccines successfully tested on mice, boosted hopes Tuesday for a jab to shield humans against the brain-damaging virus. Local News Tue, 28 Jun 2016...

Akae Beka hits Billboard
Jamaica Observer

Akae Beka, the roots reggae band from St Croix, enters the Billboard Reggae Album chart for the first time this week with Portals , which comes in at number eight. It was released on April 1 by I-Grade Records. Akae Beka...

Free Ebook for Kids—Bugs in Paradise—Released to Promote Birds & Bugs Event
Anguilla News

                    For our coming festival We thought it would be nice To make an ebook just for kids Called Bugs in Paradise. With photos to astound the eye Of creatures where

Valley Street Festival - Anguilla Tourism Week 2015
Anguilla Life

As part of Anguilla Tourism Week 2015, The Valley Street Festival will take place on Saturday, November 28th, 2015 from 10am to 9pm in the

Jamaican jamboree in T&T
Jamaica Observer

JAMAICA captured Best Production Award for Jonkanoo Jamboree at the recent Caribbean Schools' Drama Festival 2015 in Trinidad and Tobago. The awards ceremony was held at the Southern Academy of the Performing Arts in San...

St. Martin News Network - Flock to Saturday’s Migratory Bird Festival for Fun Activities and Fascinating Presentations
St Martin News Network

Grand Case:--- This Saturday, the Migratory Bird Festival returns to St. Martin with new activities and an all-star roster of presenters. The free, family-friendly Festival celebrates the amazing migratory birds that...

A Good Read: The Allure of Anguilla
Today SXM

The newest literary festival/book fair in the Caribbean Anguilla / by Melanie Reffes* – It was nirvana for literary lovers over the US Memorial Day weekend when the Anguilla Literary Festival was the hottest...

St. Martin News Network - Breakthrough finalists excited about mentoring session with music star Omari Banks Saturday.
St Martin News Network

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Breakthrough finalists are into the last round of rehearsals for the upcoming TelCell Breakthrough Talent Search contest later this month, but will be taking a well-deserved break this Saturday, to...

13 & Under Netball Festival to be held in Portsmouth this weekend
Dominica News Online

The Sports Division will hold its annual 13 & Under Netball Festival in the town of Portsmouth from Sunday, August 16th – Saturday, August 22nd 2015. This year, the Anguillan National Team will join the three...

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