Archive | March, 2014

Featured Artiste for the Day ‘Peter Tosh”

31 Mar

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Peter Tosh was more than a luminary in the development of reggae music. He was the ultimate firebrand, speaking out against oppression around the world in both his songs and his public statements. He was a man who demonstrated the power of personal and artistic integrity, and pride and defiance in the face of authoritarian power. His music’s insurrectionary fervor has inspired artists of all stripes, from reggae disciples to punk-rock acolytes like Continue reading

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Quote of the day

31 Mar

“To have the truth in your possession you can be found guilty, sentenced to death.” – Peter Tosh

Private and public sectors unite to guide Caribbean destinations toward sustainability

31 Mar

Some of the world’s most popular and appealing travel destinations are in jeopardy, vulnerable to issues like climate change and unsustainable development. Several leading organizations have joined forces to address these challenges head-on by helping tourism destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America to safeguard their natural and cultural assets, while enhancing communities and securing a vibrant regional economy. The new Sustainable Destinations Alliance for the Americas (SDAA), which was launched on Thursday at an event in Barbados, marks the largest-scale effort to date through which public and private entities have united to focus on destination sustainability in the Americas. The Alliance includes the Organization of American States Caribbean Tourism Organization, global NGO Sustainable Travel International, leading cruise vacation company Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., Continue reading

New tourism attraction opens in St Kitts

31 Mar

Residents of St Kitts and Nevis as well as visitors have a new attraction to experience.“We all know the song Amazing Grace, but how many of us know what was behind the creation of this moving and inspirational hymn? Located in stunning Sandy Point on the beautiful tropical island of St Kitts is the Amazing Grace Experience. “From slave trader to abolitionist, Sandy Point, home of World Heritage Site Brimstone Hill Fortress, (built for the British by the blood and sweat of slaves), is the setting for the dramatic transformation of John Newton, a foul-mouthed slave trader who experienced an epiphany that began his journey from human trafficker into an evangelical Anglican cleric and abolitionist. Along with his dramatic change of heart came the creation of perhaps the most well-known and Continue reading

Surinam Airways to connect Cayenne and Miami

31 Mar

Surinam Airways (SLM), in response to an email inquiry, has confirmed media reports in French Guiana that the airline will connect Cayenne to Miami, Florida, from April 5, with stops in Paramaribo and Georgetown, Guyana. The weekly flight will depart Cayenne on Saturdays at 7pm. SLM wants to connect French Guianese to its network of destinations since market research confirms that many from the neighbouring European Union territory travel by land to Paramaribo to take advantage of SLM’s competitive airfares to Miami and elsewhere.This will save many French Guianese the hassle of the overland journey to Paramaribo, Continue reading

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Vybz Kartel Lost A Lot Of Weight Since Guilty Verdict [PHOTO]

28 Mar

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A guilty verdict and a possible life sentence would make anyone loose weight and that’s just what happened to Vybz Kartel.Prior and during the trial, Vybz Kartel packed on a lot of pounds and looked like someone who was eating well behind bars. The above photo was taken moments ago showing the deejay and his co-accused Kahira Jones heading into the Supreme Court building in Continue reading

White House Removed Vybz Kartel Fans Petition

28 Mar

The Obama White House just poured cold water on a petition launched by Vybz Kartel fans.A day after the shocking guilty verdict in Vybz Kartel’s high profile murder trial, fans of the deeja launched a petition on Whitehouse.org asking President Obama to intervene in what they called an unfair trial.But the White House has since removed the petition calling it a violation of their Terms of Continue reading