Dreaming of Heading to the Caribbean? Here's Every Island's Plan for Reopening

As travel was abruptly put on hold earlier this year, recent signs of reopenings and restrictions lifting around the world have given sun chasers everywhere a sign of hope that lounging on a white sandy beach while looking out at shimmering turquoise water may not be too far off.

Specifically, the Caribbean islands have laid out their plans for a "new normal" among locals as well as welcoming back visitors after being forced to take a pause as the coronavirus pandemic swept across the globe.
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(Washington, D.C.) — Today, Cassandra Selvon announced that and Carifesta USA will be participating in the national Memorial to Lives Lost to COVID-19 by launching a digital campaign with several strategic and community partners from the Caribbean-American community.

CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. Jan 16, 2021: U.S. VP-Elect Kamala Harris will deliver a special message to Caribbean Americans and Caribbean people globally tomorrow Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 at a star-studded Global Caribbean Inauguration celebration in her honor.

Comcast is now accepting applications for the next phase of Comcast RISE with expanded eligibility to include Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and Hispanic-owned small businesses.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. December 16th, 2020 -- When the Covid-19 pandemic reared its head in the aftermath of Trinidad and Tobago’s carnival this past March, Caribbean menswear designer Ecliff Elie had only five months prior, opened his new design house at C3 Centre in San Fernando, South Trinidad. His atelier location in Woodbrook, Port-of-Spain maintained its market position, posturing the designer’s imminent rise to ...

November 19, 2020 - Castries Saint Lucia -- The Teddyson John Project (TJ Project) released their latest body of work: Caribbean Moscato. This new album, which has been touted by some as ‘SoulKa’, a possible new sub-genre for soca, is perfectly balanced with soulful instrumentals and intoxicating vocals. Featuring eleven (11) of Teddyson’s iconic and uplifting tracks, Caribbean Moscato is packed with deep points of reflection, upliftment and ...

Why Vote?

Katia Saint Fleur, Political Strategist, is working with Florida For All, leading the Caribbean & Black Constituency Voter Outreach. They are leading an unprecedented voter outreach coalition to engage and motivate 1.5 million black voters in Florida. Florida For All Education Fund has built a very deliberate and detailed campaign to engage and motivate Caribbean voters because this year, they will be difference-makers.

A Look Ahead to the Breeders' Cup

There are certain horse races that fans look forward to seeing every year. Among these big events is the Breeders` Cup, which has survived the pandemic in 2020 to take its place on the North American racing calendar this year as usual.

What does it involve and what is going to be different about it this time around?

VP Records launches Strictly The Best. Vol. 61 (STB Vol. 61). The latest edition to the long running compilation series includes new singles and music videos to support the November 20th launch. The video roll-out begins with the October 19th launch of the Richie Spice track "Murderer (featuring Dre Island)," the lyric video will premiere on ...

Miami Carnival pushed forward this year with control of their narrative into the digital future related to their brand. Their first online cultural presentation took place this past weekend. Traditionally an in-person extravaganza, this year, the Miami Broward One Carnival Host Committee reshaped the perspective of how their patrons and supporters connected for this annual celebration. Miami Carnival is made possible with ...

Kerwin Du Bois & SPUT Present - Kembler

SPUT (Sing, Produce, Unleash Talent) is a passion project of Kerwin Du Bois. During the Covid-19 pandemic while attending to his personal and career constraints, his desire to mentor young and upcoming talent was reignited. Truthfully, those close to Du Bois would have known of his desire to share his knowledge and ...

Caribbean Region: Ding Dong, who is also known as the reining “Dancing King,” within dancehall culture, has renewed his brand ambassador partnership with Magnum Tonic Wine. The brand has announced that it will renew its partnership Ding Dong, which covers the entire Caribbean region. The J Wray and Nephew manufactured and ...

Miami, FL - September 29, 2020 -- October is Arts and Humanities Month. The Miami Carnival cultural festival that takes place every Columbus Day weekend for the past 36 years has played a critical role in creating moments in a compelling way while sharing stories of the Caribbean and Carnival narrative, heritage, and culture. Miami continues to create the perfect backdrop to this year's platform as the ...

Sep 25, 2020 – St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago -- The University of the West Indies’ (UWI’s) Cultural Studies Society (CSS) will host its fifth and sixth dialogues in the DE-CODE series with a focus on ‘DE-CODING HUMAN RIGHTS: Embracing Difference’. On Tuesday September 29, 2020, Session 5 will feature a discussion between Elizabeth Solomon, Gillian Moor and E. Wayne McDonald with moderation by ...

Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago in 2021 is not on. Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley made the statement a short while ago during the wrap up of today's Spotlight on the Budget and the Economy.

ST. LUCIA (September 23, 2020) — Restaurants at St. Lucia’s Bay Gardens Resorts have not only carefully reopened their tables, they are also supporting nearby eateries by inviting them to make their food available to guests through the resorts’ Dine Around program.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. September 22nd, 2020 -- "Covid-19 must not stop Christmas." This is how entertainer, feels about the uncertainty leading into the season of goodwill and giving- a season most anticipate annually, whether by religious persuasion or simply Trinbagonian tradition.

POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – Positive, assertive and results oriented are just a few words which aptly describe T&T business consultant and entrepreneur Kimberly King. Via her consultancy, Consulting Services by King and Associates Limited (CSBKAL), she utilizes her wealth of commercial expertise to benefit micro, small and medium-sized business owners in boosting their results and thriving in ...

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. September 14th, 2020 -- In a few days, a new music release hits the airwaves all courtesy one of Jamaica’s biggest entertainers, Busy Signal and Trinidad and Tobago’s Shurwayne Winchester. The tune, aptly called, "Lights Off" was produced collaboratively by T&T’s Nyce Nation and Jamaica’s Lampshade Muzic.

MIAMI, Florida (September 13, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) and Dominica's award-winning Secret Bay boutique resort are joining forces to support the professional development of the region's hospitality workers.

Dressed Up Goes Virtual

Newark, NJ (Sonique Solutions) – After a year of serving the fashion-forward public from its Newark, New Jersey base,  ‘Dressed Up’, the Caribbean-owned retail shoppe which specializes strictly in dresses now brings its warmth, personality and unique style to the virtual space with its all new online presence.
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