MIAMI GARDENS – Hundreds of residents packed into the Betty T. Ferguson Amphitheater in Miami Gardens for Music in the Park on December 6. The audience clapped their hands and tapped their feet as Leon Foster Thomas and Groove Soul Band captivated the crowd during the free semiannual concert sponsored by Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan, the Sunshine Jazz Organization, Miami Gardens Councilwoman Katrina Wilson and the Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs Department.

Some 15 Caribbean-born and Caribbean roots artistesare among the 2020 Grammy nominees announced last month.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has designated Trinidad and Tobago’s capital Port-of Spain a “City of Mu­sic”.

NASSAU, The Bahamas - The Bahamas Supreme Court last month sentenced Canadian fashion designer Peter Nygard to 90 days in prison and fined him $150,000 for contempt of court in a long-running legal dispute centered around stolen e-mails.

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