Colin Powell, the first Black US Secretary of State, dies at 84. CaribbeanToday's Top Stories This Week

Colin Powell, the first Black US Secretary of State, dies at 84. CaribbeanToday's Top Stories This Week

Caribbean Legislators Pay Tribute to Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell

NEW YORK, New York – Caribbean legislators have been paying tribute to former United States Secretary of State, Colin Powell, who died on Monday at the age of 84.

Jamaica’s Relationship With the United States Remains Strong, Says Ambassador Marks

Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Her Excellency Audrey Marks greets the Assistant Secretary of State for the Caribbean, Mr. Mark Wells as he arrives at the Embassy of Jamaica to attend a reception marking the conclusion of consultations on ICT, cyber security, and energy between the governments of Jamaica and the United States on Friday at the Embassy of Jamaica in Washington DC.  On hand to greet the Assistant Secretary are Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of National Security Senator Matthew Samuda; Delegation head, Science, Energy and Technology Minister Hon. Daryl Vaz; Education and Information Minister Hon. Faval Williams; and Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Senator Aubyn Hill. (Derrick Scott Photo)

WASHINGTON D.C. - Jamaica’s ambassador to the United States, Her Excellency Audrey Marks, says the island’s relationship with the United States under the Biden Harris administration remains strong and is emphasizing that the Government of Jamaica continues to greatly value its enduring partnership with the US.

St. Lucia to Lift Pandemic Induced State of Emergency

Prime Minister Phillip J. Pierre addressing the nation on Thursday night (CMC Photo)

CASTRIES, St. Lucia – Prime Minister Phillip J Pierre, indicating that St. Lucians will have to live with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic for the ‘foreseeable future” has announced an end to the existing state of emergency (SOE) that had been put in place by the last administration to curb the spread of the virus that has so far killed 232 and infected 12,129 others since March last year.

Dancehall Star Konshens Announces Release Date for Red Reign

Cover image for Red Reign

MIAMI, FLORIDA - Dancehall star Konshens announces the release date for his upcoming album titled Red Reign on his social media platforms. The fifth solo studio album from the Jamaican artist is set to drop on Friday, November 12. The announcement was made through a series of red-themed promotional photos and videos released on his instagram page previewing the type of music audiences should expect from the latest project. It also included the release of the official album artwork. Red Reign is inspired by Konshens' signature red hair and his dominance in the genre. His reign over reggae continues post-pandemic with an edgier sound and an evolution of the artist himself.

Reggae Boyz Get Historic First Win in Final Round of Concacaf Qualifiers

Adrian Mariappa (Left) of Jamaica and Alberth Elis of Honduras battle for possession during a Concacaf World Cup qualifier match at Estadio Olimpico, Honduras on October 13, 2021.

MIAMI, Florida – Jamaica Reggae Boyz ended the search for their first win in the final round of Concacaf qualification for the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar in style with a historic 2-0 win over Honduras on Wednesday.