Archive | January, 2015

Rihanna wins multimillion pound legal battle against British chain Topshop

30 Jan

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Barbados’ pop princess Rihanna has emerged triumphant after a two-year legal battle with British high street fashion chain Topshop, which used the singer’s image on a line of T-shirts without her permission.

The Grammy Award-winner sued Topshop’s parent company Arcadia for Continue reading

How This Foundation is Developing the Caribbean’s Next Tourism Leaders

30 Jan

Tourism: it’s the largest single economic driver in the Caribbean, and promoting its continued development remains one of the most crucial objectives for the wider region.

That’s why the Caribbean HOTEL AND Tourism Association has its CHTA Education Foundation, Continue reading

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Who is Tarrus Riley???

29 Jan

Tarrus Riley’s foray into music was inevitable. The talented singer and songwriter was always surrounded by music from an early age. His father is veteran reggae singer Jimmy Riley.

Riley has learnt a lot by merely being in the environment of the music business. He caught on very quickly and made his recording debut as a teenager. “I’ve always loved music; Continue reading

All set for Jazz

29 Jan

THE stage is set for this evening’s start to the three-night Jamaica Jazz and Blues festival at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium.

Walter Elmore, executive producer of the event, said all is in place for tonight’s opening set, Continue reading

Lucky escape for Benjai

29 Jan

Soca artiste Rodney “Benjai” Le Blanc is lucky to be alive sources at the President’s House said yesterday after they confirmed the car in which he was a passenger  was shot at because it was allegedly following the President’s escort along the Churchill-Roosevelt Highway,  Aranguez, San Juan, on Sunday.

According to the source, Continue reading

5 Affordable Caribbean Hotels for Families

29 Jan

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With their beautiful beach stretches, the clear blue-green waters, and the warm sunny weather, the Caribbean islands are pretty much at the top of the list for every family looking for a quiet and relaxing getaway. And while a family vacation in paradise doesn’t come cheap, these five affordable but wonderful kid-friendly hotels are guaranteed to get you more bang for your buck.

British Colonial Hilton Nassau Hotel, Nassau, Bahamas
Right in the heart of Downtown Nassau’s shopping district, Continue reading

International Soca Monarch 2015 Finalists

28 Jan
Here are the finalists for the 2015 edition of the International Soca Monarch carded for February 13th
Lotto Plus International Power Soca Monarch
Blaxx
Snakey
Kitch
K.I.
Iwer
Granny
Patrice Roberts
Shurwayne Winchester
Squeezy Head and Shal Marshall
Machel Montano (Defending Champion)
Mr. Killa
Digicel Groovy International Soca Monarch
Farmer Nappy
Destra
Lyrikal
Blaxx
Skinny Fabulous
Chow Chow
Nadia Batson
Fadda Fox
Olatunji
Saddis and Leadpipe
Ricardo Drue
Benjai
Chucky
Erphann Alves