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Notting Hill Carnival 2020 Band Launches

We may only be in February, but preparation for Notting Hill Carnival 2020, which this year will take place on the Sunday 30 and Monday …

King and Queen of Carnival return to Dimanche Gras

The King and Queen of Carnival will return to the Dimanche...

Destra releases Queendom, her 15th album

Queen of Bacchanal Destra Garcia released her fifteenth album, Queendom, on...

Asa Bantan becomes Goodwill Ambassador

Asa Bantan, the Wet Fete King, has been made a Goodwill...

Trinidad National Calypso Monarch finalist

The semi-finals of the National Calypso Monarch competition were held last...

Get some more Zouk in your life

If you want to experience a little more Caribbean music than...

Alison Hinds stars in new film

Bajan soca artiste Alison Hinds appears in new movie that features...

Calypso Fiesta finds a new home

The annual Calypso Fiesta competition has been moved to Guaracara Park....

International Soca Monarch Finals – the race is wide open

The International Soca Monarch Finals will take place on Carnival Friday...

Mr Killa is out and there was no Storm

Mr Killa, 2019 International Power Soca Monarch, will not compete in...

Notting Hill Carnival 2020 Band Launches

We may only be in February, but preparation for Notting Hill...

Machel Monday will end at Ten with a Wedding

There has been, for the last 10 years, one day in...

International Soca Monarch semi-finalists announced

It’s the time of year when we wait feverishly for the...

Help support the Queen of Soca movie

With just a few days left to reach their target of...

Chutney Soca Monarch semi-finalists

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Trinidad’s Chutney Soca Monarch...

Benjamin, Lloyd and Walker in 2020 Honours

Three bright stars from the Caribbean are among those recognised in...

Maxine Collins, Entrepreneur

Maxine was born in Hackney, to Trinidadian and Jamaican parents, but...

Musician Roy Noel passes away

It is with sadness that we report the passing of musician...

Helena B

There wasn't a dry eye in the Tabernacle, Ladbroke Grove, as...

Baron marries his manager and partner Sherma Orr

Trinidadian soca crooner The Baron (Timothy Watkins) has married his long-time...

Cummin Up offers a free Christmas meal

Richard Simpson, owner of the Caribbean takeaway chain Cummin Up, takes...

Ten Years of Chocolate Nation

Saturday 23 November saw Chocolate Nation Mas celebrate their tenth anniversary,...

Miss Jamaica takes Miss Word 2019 crown

The final of the 2019 Miss World competition was held on...

Brother B, we all need some brotherly love

As we sit down to talk about life, soca and, in...

Miss World Trinidad & Tobago speaks to the House of Lords

Miss World Trinidad & Tobago, Tya Jane La Shon Ramey, was...

Avoid flu this winter

November saw the annual freeze settle in for the long, dark...

Vanya Reid ‘Pan Woman’, 1977-2019

Vanya was born, in 1977, with an appreciation of music way...

Saint Lucians takeover Las Palmas

The weekend of 15 November 2019 heralded the launch of the...

Caribbean Tourism Organisation to close its UK doors

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) announced in October that, as part...

Goodbye and thanks for all the sweetness – Beeraahaar bows out

Notting Hill Carnival has lost another of its iconic mas bands....

Barbados celebrates 53 years of Independence

Barbados celebrates its 53rd year of independence from Britain today Saturday,...
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