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Dancehall’s “D’Angel” Moving On

News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Fri. Sept. 2, 2011: Dancehall deejay, Michelle “D’Angel” Downer says she’s moving on with her life without husband Moses “Beenie Man” Davis. Downer told IRIE FM recently that after thoughtful consideration, she has decided to move on permanently from Beenie, her husband of five years and continue with her life. However, D’Angel did say that despite ...

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Reggae Rhythm & Blues Festival For Queens Debut

News Americas, QUEEN’S, NY, Fri. Sept. 2, 2011: The inaugural Reggae Rhythm & Blues festival is set to take over Roy Wilkins Park in Jamaica, Queens, NY this Sunday, September 4th. Among the top performers are &B legends Babyface and Monica, DJ Mavado, reggae sensation Tarrus Riley, I-Octane, John Holt and Leroy Sibbles and soca king Machel Montano. Fans will ...

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OAS To Observe Elections In Guyana

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Sept. 2, 2011: Guyana’s general election has yet to be called but the Organization of American States has announced it will be observing it. Elections in Guyana are constitutionally due before the end of this year and on Thursday, the OAS and the Government of the Republic of Guyana signed an Agreement on the Privileges ...

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Trinidad-Born Author Releases New Book

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 2, 2011: Trinidad & Tobago-born author and professor, Elizabeth Nunez, has released a new novel. “Boundaries,” by Nunez, is the story of an immigrant family, where a husband and wife cling to Victorian notions of privacy in a age of reality TV. Their daughter, Anna, yearns for her mother’s unguarded affection, and eventually ...

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Bolt To Take To Daegu Track Again Today

News Americas, DAEGU, Korea, Fri. Sept. 1, 2011: Fresh from a false start disqualification in the 100-m of the IAAF World Championships, the world’s fastest man is set to retake the Daegu track again today, September 2. Usain ‘Lighting’ Bolt is among those in the heats of the 200-m finals today. Bolt is in heat 2 at 11:18 along with ...

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Player With Caribbean Roots Upstaged At Open

News Americas, FLUSHING, NY, Fri. Sept. 2, 2011: The lone player with Caribbean roots in the 2011 U.S. Open is actually out of the tourney. Gaël Sébastien Monfils, the French professional tennis player, whose roots stretch to Guadeloupe and Martinique, thanks to his parents, was yesterday upstaged by Spain’s Juan Ferrero on his 25th birthday. Ferrero, the former world No. ...

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Latin American Players Make Toronto Blue Jays Squad

News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Fri. Sept. 2, 2011: Seven international players from Central and South America have been snapped up by Major League Baseball team, the Toronto Blue Jays. Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos sai the seven include five 16-year-olds – Mexican pitcher Roberto Osuna; pitcher Manuel Cordova and outfielders Wuilmer Becerra Jesus Gonzalez, all from Venezuela; pitcher Alberto ...

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McClean: Diaspora is a viable trade market – Barbados Advocate

McClean: Diaspora is a viable trade marketBarbados Advocate... friends of Barbados and the diaspora of the Caribbean in identifying viable sources of financial, and human capital and other investments. Speaking at the Barbados Stock Exchange 25th (Silv...

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Rihanna Kicks Alien Ass on Set of ‘Battleship’ [Video] – Rap-Up.com

Boston GlobeRihanna Kicks Alien Ass on Set of 'Battleship' [Video]Rap-Up.comDon't mess with Rihanna. The fearless pop star kicks some serious ass in Battleship, her first dramatic big screen role. “Entertainment Tonight” joined the sing...

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Cayman flops in key rankings – Cayman News Service

Cayman flops in key rankingsCayman News ServiceThe FDI Caribbean & Central American Countries of the Future 2011/2012 report placed Costa Rica in overall first place as the top country of the future in the region, followed by Dominican Republic in ...

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