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.

2019, a landmark year that will be remembered as a groundbreaking time for women in Jamaican music, comes to an epic climax today with the release of the Rock & Groove Riddimcompilation. Sevana, Naomi Cowan, Jaz Elise, and Lila Iké, four of the island’s most in-demand artists, have joined forces over a bouncy new rhythm, accompanied by dub versions, produced by GRAMMY-nominated Protoje and J Vibe. Rock & Groove Riddim is rooted in a half-century tradition of Jamaican riddim compilations that feature a variety of voices bringing their own flavor to the same beat.

The deadline for entry for the 2020 National Festival of the Performing Arts is fast approaching, according to Director of Marketing and Public Relations at the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), Andrew Clunis.

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