Archive | February, 2014

30 years of a Legend……Bob Marley and the Wailers

28 Feb

The greatest hits collection was originally released in May 1984 by Island Records, three years after Marley’s death from cancer at age 36.The set has been re-released on three occasions. A definitive re-mastered edition was released in 2002; it was followed by a deluxe edition that year. Last year, Legend: Remixed (2013) was released by the Universal Music Group. That version debuted at number one on the Billboard Reggae Album chart. Fifteen of the 16 songs on the original album were covered by Continue reading

JAMAICA: Sting 30 Featured In Billboard Magazine

28 Feb

The impact of Sting’s 30th anniversary show continues to resonate across the globe with the recent publication of a review of the show in Billboard Magazine.The article, written by Patricia Meschino and published February 13, encapsulates the history of Sting and some of the major clashes that have highlighted the show throughout the years, before focusing on the 2013 event. That event took place December 26 and featured acts such as dancehall legends Super Cat and Ninja Man, along with Continue reading

Jamaica cuisine takes centre stage in Washington

28 Feb

Jamaica’s cuisine took centre stage at the Taste of Travel Culinary Stage during the two-day staging of the Washington DC Travel and Adventure Show held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center February 22 – 23. Chef at the Embassy of Jamaica, Sherene James, who represented the country, displayed her creativity and dexterity during a live demonstration of an array of Jamaican cuisine to hundreds of show goers who assembled at the show to view the preparation of some of Jamaica’s jerk dishes as well as to Continue reading

Caribbean heavyweights in St Lucia’s Jazz in the South lineup

28 Feb

CASTRIES, St Lucia — Major Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival stakeholder, Labowi Promotions, producers of the popular ‘Jazz in the South’ series of concerts, has announced its 2014 lineup. Opting to consolidate into one major offering on May 4 at the Rudy John Beach Park in Laborie, included in this year’s roster, from the south of Saint Lucia, are the Shomari and Wendell Jazz Project; from Martinique, the Gregory Privat Quintet featuring namesake pianist and composer Gregory Privat; and rounding out the unique blend of Creole jazz for which Jazz in the South is known, Continue reading

Dominica Fort Young Hotel rebrands

27 Feb

One of Dominica’s oldest hotels, the Fort Young Hotel, in its quest to keep ahead of a rapidly changing environment has decided to re-brand itself.“We have had our old brand for a number of years, 26 years for a matter of fact, and we felt this time was the right time to give us a face lift,” said newly appointed General Manager, Mavlyn Alexander James, Continue reading

More celebrity interest in Haiti’s Ile-a-Vache tourism project

27 Feb

ILE-A-VACHE, Haiti (HCNN) — World-renowned model Petra Nemcova toured over the weekend the island of Ile-a-Vache in the southern region of Haiti, where the Caribbean country’s government is developing an ambitious tourism project that will cost several hundred million dollars. Nemcova, who called the island’s beauty extraordinary, urged investors to come and invest in Ile-a-Vache, regarded as one of the next top tourist destinations in Continue reading

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Usain Bolt and his team have arrived in Trinidad to take in some of the Carnival Fun!

27 Feb

The radar is red hot with celebrity sightings for Trinidad & Tobago  Carnival 2014, as usainbolt and his team have arrived to take part in the 2014 festivity.

Check out his instagram pic below!!

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