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Jacob Desvarieux, Kassav co-founder has died

Co-founder of Kassav, Jacob Desvarieux who was born on the 21 November 1955, passed away yesterday Friday 30 July 2021 at the age of 65. …
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Jo Money and Terrah new UK Soca Monarchs

The much-anticipated final of the Soca News - UK Soca Monarch competition in association with Caribbean Reunion Club took place at the Scala in Kings Cross last night, Sunday 7 August

Recognise Notting Hill Carnival’s cultural status, demand campaigners

A petition is calling for Notting Hill Carnival to be added to a global register of “intangible cultural heritage”.

St Lucia Jazz Festival turns 25

Latin music will take pride of place at the St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival 2016, with Marc Anthony headlining the event.

Remembering the Mangrove Nine

The National Archives (TNA) at Kew, south-west London, held a very successful free workshop on the Mangrove Nine on 28th January

Ah! Hard Rain preview

They stalked across the dry grass of the savannah, covering the ground in gigantic strides

Lyrikal says Don’t call him Skinny

They share a similar build, hairstyle and facial features.
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Tate’s take on carnival misses the point

We’ve seen Carnival showcased in the Royal Opera House and the Victoria & Albert Museum

St Vincent and the Grenadines celebrate 34th Year of Independence

St. Vincent & the Grenadines is a nation of 32 islands located between St. Lucia and Grenada

Death of a Hero

The subject of a film about a Trinidadian wartime flying ace who became a lawyer, TV producer, judge and diplomat, has died at the age of 96

Shooting a hero

Wartime flying ace, BBC producer, international adviser and distinguished diplomat – Ulric Cross certainly covered a lot of ground in his career

St Vincent & the Grenadines 33rd Year of Independence

The multi-island country of St Vincent and the Grenadines is a land of contrasts.

Rose for Dinner

It’s modern, shiny-metallic, stylish and still finding its feet.

Cleopatra cups the London Groovy Soca Monarch Title

She came, she sang, she conquered, London has a new groovy Soca Monarch in the shape of Cleopatra (Cleo Guiste).

Soca News – UK Soca Monarch 2010

The finals of the first ever UK Soca Monarch competition will take place this August. This event produced by Soca News will see a host of UK soca artists battling it out to be crowned UK Soca Monarch 2010; it is an opportunity for artists to showcase their talent on an appropriate platform, so that their music can be heard and appreciated.

Vivian Charlott Burkhardt, Miss Grenada World 2017

Vivian Charlott Burkhardt was crowned Miss Grenada World 2007 on March 31st....
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Miss World Grenada

Recorded for the BBC Caribbean Service in August 2007 at Jenny’s Place,...
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