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UVI RTPark To Host VIP Investment Showcase During Caribbean Week In New York
The University of the Virgin Islands Research & Technology Park, (UVI RTPark), will celebrate Caribbean Week in New York and Caribbean American Heritage Month in the USA with a Big Apple VIP Investment Showcase Reception this June. The event is set to introduce the opportunities of the RTPark program to business leaders and key members of the Caribbean Diaspora in New York and highlight the many advantages to doing business with the RTPark program and the US Virgin Islands. The UVI RTPark program, established in 2002, is a specialist economicRead More
GRAMMY MUSEUM SELECTS STUDENTS FOR GRAMMY CAMP IN NASHVILLE AND LOS ANGELES  
GRAMMY MUSEUM® SELECTS STUDENTS FOR GRAMMY CAMP® IN NASHVILLE AND LOS ANGELES Unique Summer Program Brings Together Youth With Outstanding Artists And Music Industry Professionals SANTA MONICA, Calif. (May 25, 2017)—The GRAMMY Museum® announced today that 119 talented high school students from 104 U.S. cities and 29 U.S. states have been selected as participants in the 13th annual GRAMMY Camp® program. The Museum’s signature music industry camp for U.S. high school students will be held in Nashville, Tenn., from May 30–June 3 at Belmont University, and in Los Angeles fromRead More
After months of negotiations CaribDirect Multi-Media is pleased to announce Jamaican musician, celebrity chef and TV presenter Levi Roots will be participating in Grace Foods Jus’ Caribbean Festival 2017 by giving an inspirational speech at the Grace Foods Caribbean Food and Drink Conference 2017.   Billed for Friday 18th August 2017 at Lambeth College in south London Grace Foods Caribbean Food and Drink Conference 2017 is intended to address several matters that affect trade and investment in both the Caribbean and UK Diaspora. Issues such as, Due diligence in foodRead More
Kingston, Jamaica: It came as a surprise for eight-year-old Aljarno Patric Campbell and his family when his artwork ‘Radiant Earth’ was selected to be used as the graphic for tickets to the second staging of Mount Plenty Organics’ Farm to Table charity event: A Fusion of Food Art and Goodwill. “I’m just so proud of him,” says his grandmother Pamela Brown. “It’s a shame his mother never got a chance to see how talented he is.”     Aljarno’s mother succumbed to her cancer diagnosis less than three years ago.Read More
MPR Consulting – Delivering a positive message of love & unity, Hawaiian based roots & reggae band The Lambsbread are known for their conscious message. It is a family affair as band founders Kaya and Nadia are joined by two of Their children. Hawaii’s youngest professional reggae musicians, 16 year old Samuel Levi on the drums with his brother of 12 years, Jacob Selassie on the keyboards. The conscious musical family has recently released a stirring and inspirational single titled “World Peace Before 2021” which in itself has become aRead More

Posted On October 14, 2016By altonIn News

The spirit of the Caribbean to lift US east coast

THE SPIRIT OF THE CARIBBEAN TO LIFT THE US EAST COAST ~ A series of road shows and seminars organized to help raise awareness of the region in three US east coast cities ~   The Caribbean is going east this month – to the east coast of the United States. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has organized a series of events in three states on the United States east coast to help raise awareness of the Caribbean to travel agents and the local media. A CTO team – includingRead More
The SUNSHINE Awards Organization today announced in New Jersey the nominees for the 2016 SUNSHINE Award which will be presented at the 28th Annual SUNSHINE Awards in New York City. The black tie event is scheduled for Saturday October 15, at the AXA Equitable Center 787 Seventh Avenue at 51st Street in New York City.   The SUNSHINE Awards was founded 28 years ago to recognize excellence in the performing arts, education, humanity, science, and sports of the various Caribbean countries.  Over the years, the program has expanded in depthRead More
The SUNSHINE Awards Organization announced in New Jersey that Father Richard Ho Lung has been nominated and will receive the 2016 Nelson Mandela Human Rights Achievement SUNSHINE Award for his unselfish commitment to humanity and human development.  This inaugural presentation will be made at the 28th Annual SUNSHINE Awards scheduled for Saturday October 15, at the AXA Equitable Center 787 Seventh Avenue at 51st Street in New York City.   The SUNSHINE Awards Program was founded 28 years ago to recognize excellence in the performing arts, education, humanity, science, andRead More
Despite the torrential rains of Hurricane Matthew lashing segments of the Caribbean and threatening the United States that still was not enough to stop the 2016 installment of the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) which unraveled on Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Established in 1982 and now in its 35th staging the award show is geared towards acknowledging and honouring the accomplishments of stalwarts in the Dancehall, Reggae and World music genres across the globe.   Staged at the Coral Spring Centre for the ArtsRead More
Abebe Lewis, Cool & Dre, The Neala Group, TD the Tastemaker, & Hugo from Lex Promotions Present… SUPER MUSIC DUO PRODUCER/SONGWRITER’S COOL & DRE HOST ARTIST PBGMIAMI’S PRIVATE LISTENING RELEASE PARTY FOR NEW SINGLE PAIDAH IN MIAMI   WHAT: Fort Myers new comer PBGMiami teamed up with super producer / songwriters Cool & Dre to create the single is Paidah. In release of this collaboration, a private listening affair will be held where the hits are made “Oasis Studios”. The intimate mixer, attended by tastemakers, media, DJs and radio personal, will consist ofRead More