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Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

Carnival, there’s an app for that

Trinidad and Tobago: Revelers, are you ready for carnival? One service is making carnival playing simple, right down to providing links to event tickets and where to find costumes. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

SVG PM commends top Vincy restaurant owner

St Vincent: It is not unusual for St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ Prime Minister Dr. Ralph E. Gonsalves to hail, in a very special way, Vincentians at home and abroad who are doing well generally. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 18, 2016

Caribbean treat in Bedstuy’s Lion’s Den

Food: No need to fear when you enter the Lion’s Den. You will not get bit by a hungry lioness seeking its next meal but you will be able to sink your teeth into internationally infused-Caribbean dishes at this fairly new, community-oriented, Bedstuy bar and restaurant. Comment.

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Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

Seasonal sangria takes over Bedstuy

Food: It is always five o’clock somewhere, right? Time for a sip at the bar or at the pop up shop. Bedstuy residents had a chance to indulge in a bit of art and delicious sangria courtesy of Cocktail Row Spirits LLC’s pop up shop at the House of Art Gallery on Marcus Garvey Boulevard between Halsey and Macon streets on Saturday, Jan. 9. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

De Niro’s Antigua resort plan draws criticism

Antigua: In the year since the government of Antigua and Barbuda and investors led by American actor Robert De Niro announced plans to open a luxury resort on the smaller of the dual-island nation, protests have surfaced and the project has stalled, though the government vows construction will begin this year, according to reports. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

Grand opening of D’lorice Banquet Hall

Guyana: When Guyanese-American Linden Branche and his wife Victoria moved to Irvington, New Jersey — a predominately Afro-American deprived neighborhood, back in 1982, Mrs. Branche told her husband “if you decide to made a life here you had better do something to improve the community.” Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016

Hand-knit with love by NY grandmothers

People: Fort Greene resident, Yvonne is a 96-year-old grandmother from Jamaica and the first knitter who is part of the knitting team that creates hand-knit winter accessories with the company named Wooln. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 1, 2016

Pearl’s Trinidadian flavors now in Williamsburg

Food: Sweet, sweet T and T has found its way to a shocking location, Williamsburg. Known for its hipsters, cute boutiques and plenty of good eats, Fallon Seymour — who also runs popular Williamsburg eateries Sweet Chick and Pop’s with her husband John Seymour — is bringing her culture to the not-so Caribbean neighborhood. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 25, 2015

A new Tree House in Brooklyn

Food: Bedstuy’s newest hangout spot is celebrating the rich cultures inhabiting the neighborhood. Taking you on a tour of Africa, to Asia, and even making stops in the Caribbean, Tree House BK is mashing together flavors they love and representative of their neighborhood. Comment.

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015

Appy Holidays: Send joy to the world…for free

Business: It is almost the 11th hour to make it to stores and still find bargains. However, last minute shoppers can relax with the comfort of delivering on-time, affordable gifts to friends and family members considered worthy of holiday cheer and it will not cost one penny to invest and deliver. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015

More than rum, a tale of slavery

Food: Curl up to a tasty rum-based cocktail, feast on classic European bar bites with a Caribbean twist and indulge on a story of resilience and drive at the newly established Solomon & Kuff. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 4, 2015

Amerijet provides all-cargo service from NY

Business: Amerijet International, Inc. is a full-service all-cargo carrier providing regional and international, scheduled all-cargo service Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

Coconut Baby, a tale of two countries

Food: It takes a little change to reach a new height that may have remained unattainable when stagnant. Opting to move “back home” despite being warned that there may be nothing to do there, New York-born Allison Burnham moved to her parent’s island Barbados two years ago. Comment.

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

Strong opposition to mega-resort in Barbuda

Antigua: Plans by American movie star Robert De Niro and Australian billionaire James Packer to build a 391-acre mega-resort in Barbuda are stirring controversy in Antigua and Barbuda, where opponents accuse the Gaston Browne-led government of trampling citizens’ rights in a rush to push the project through, according to reports. Comment.

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

Pandama serves wine & retreat to the world

Guyana: Warren and Tracey Douglas are the only vintners in Guyana who have served up their naturally blended fruit wines to travelers from around the world for more that four years. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015

Bell’s invitation to a ‘smorgasburg art experience’

Fashion: Art is alive and with the holidays approaching, unique gifts are available via pop up shops happening all over New York City. Providing a platform for New York’s innovators to connect with like-minded artists — no matter their artistic avenue — and promote their brands is Brooklyn transplant Trisha Bell. Comment.