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CODE’s Burt Award for Caribbean Literature and Burt Award winning author Joanne C. Hillhouse will host two free workshops in Antigua and Barbuda – one for teens and one for writers interested in writing young adult fiction. Free Two-day workshop for writers interested in writing teen and young adult literature Where: The Heritage Hotel, Heritage Quay, St. John’s, Antigua When: November 22-23, 2014. Please note: The workshop on Saturday will run from 1:00pm to 4:00pm (Snacks provided). On Sunday the workshop will run from 9:30am to 4:00pm (Lunch provided). InterestedRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. ———-The world needs more God. That’s a sentiment being echoed by one of the Caribbean’s foremost recording houses that’s responsible for producing much of the region’s gospel and gospel-reggae hits. Jahlight Records’ head of productions, Akeunde Pemberton is not taking lightly, his mission to infect the world with the word of God through music. His latest project, the Jehovah Riddim capitalizes on the talent of several musical minds, showcasing the greatness of God and encouraging the world to follow Him. For Akeunde and his team, creating a riddimRead More
Karen Hinds’ Phenomenal Woman Conference is returning to the Caribbean Waterbury, CT – The picturesque multi-island state of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will be the location for the 2015 annual Karen Hinds’ Phenomenal Woman Conference (KHPWC). Now going into its 3rd year, the 2-day event will take place on April 10th-11th 2015 at the Russell’s Complex in Kingstown as it continues to provide a forum for women and girls to get focused, build a success mindset and develop the courage and boldness to accomplish their personal and professional aspirations.Read More
NEVIS RETAINS CARIBBEAN TOURISM YOUTH CONGRESS TITLE ~ 14-year-old student Rol-J Williams follows in footstep of compatriot Neila Jones ~ 2013 Tourism Youth Congress willing Neila Jones congratulates her compatriot, Rol-J Williamson winning on keeping the title in Nevis (BRIDGETOWN, Barbados) – The title of Caribbean Tourism Youth Congress Winner has been retained by Nevis for the second consecutive year. Rol-J Williams, a 14-year-old student of Gingerland Secondary School, outshone 10 other competing Junior Ministers/ Commissioners of Tourism from around the Caribbean to emerge victorious during the Caribbean Tourism OrganizationRead More
NOISEY PRESENTS DOCUMENTARY SERIES NOISEY JAMAICA 2 In the six-part Noisey series, brought to you by The House of Marley, host Walshy Fire (Major Lazer) explores first-hand Jamaica’s present day musical scene, one of the most dynamic chapters in the island’s rich legacy since the advent of reggae NEW YORK, NY (September 18, 2014) – Noisey, VICE’s music channel, is proud to present a documentary series titled Noisey Jamaica 2. In the six-part series, brought to you by The House of Marley, host Walshy Fire of Major Lazer explores firsthandRead More
Karen Hinds aims to promote Caribbean Professional Development Waterbury, CT – With numerous accolades and international work experiences under her belt, acclaimed author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur Karen Hinds is on a journey to increase personal and professional development within the Caribbean community’s workforce and general population. Born and raised in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Karen, who is the author of 5 books, a weekly newspaper columnist and CEO of Workplace Success Group LLC, is an expert in developing emerging leaders. Through Workplace Success Group this devout wife andRead More
Global industry heavyweights to feature at “The Wedding Convention” 2014 POS, Trinidad – The most anticipated wedding industry event in Trinidad and Tobago will be returning to The Banquet and Conference Centre, Movie Towne, P.O.S. on September 27th & 28th . The event will not only be a gathering of top local wedding vendors and premium brands but will also host 2 of the industry’s top international influencers, Kleinfeld’s Fashion Director Terry Hall and Julie Albaugh of WeddingMarketNews.com. After attracting hundreds of engaged couples and wedding enthusiasts with the event’sRead More
CTO FOUNDATION OFFERS $45,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS FOR 2014 ~ A dozen Caribbean nationals to receive financial support to pursue further education in tourism-related disciplines ~ (BRIDGETOWN, Barbados) –A dozen Caribbean nationals have been awarded scholarships and grants to the tune of US$45,000 to pursue studies in hospitality, tourism and language training. Over eighty applications were received by the CTO Foundation, the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s scholarship programme, and following a thorough analysis of the applications, six scholarships and six grants were awarded. “All of these individuals who demonstrated highRead More
The Music Industry Achievers Awards Announces New Date The Music Industry Achievers Awards has announced Monday August 25, 2014 as the new date for the much anticipated event. The event will be held at the Courtleigh Auditorium with the walking of the red carpet at 6:00 and the show beginning at 7:00pm sharp as originally scheduled. “I am elated to announce Monday August 25, 2014 as the new date for the Music Industry Achievers Awards. Everything will continue as originally scheduled and I hope to see everyone in attendance.” SaidRead More
On The Best Seller List! #1 for Caribbean Blogger Carla ‘Babbzy’ Babb The Black People’s Guide to Perfect + Blemish Free Skin Toronto, Canada Carla ‘Babbzy’ Babb is enjoying success on the Kobo and Amazon Best Seller list as her book, The Black People’s Guide to Perfect + Blemish Free Skin has reached #1 which is a first for a Caribbean author in recent times. Classed in the sections of Health & Well Being as well as Skin, and Ailments & Diseases, Carla’s book has been well received by readersRead More