Joitza Henriquez (Miss Aruba) is 22 years old and she is currently studying Biology & Medical Laboratory Research, she hopes to continue her studies in veterinary medicine and become an equine specialist, eventually opening her own clinic. Joitza Henriquez loves horseback riding, an activity she has even given lessons for in the past. She owns […]
Sarah Wescot-Williams is the Prime Minister of Sint Maarten. Her political career culminated on October 10, 2010 when she became the first Prime-Minister and Minister of General Affairs of St. Maarten. This is the date that St. Maarten achieved its political status as a country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. She was sworn in […]
Theresa A. Campbell is the author of the captivating novels, Are You There, God? and God Has Spoken. She hails from Clarendon, Jamaica and migrated to the USA 16 years ago. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Baruch College, and a master’s degree in business administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Theresa has […]
Flashpoint’s fierce female cop, “Leah Kerns”, will trade in her sleek dark, swat gears and badge this week when she debuts as Shakespeare’s Lady MacBeth for a modern portrayal of the classic tragedy, MacBeth. The Canadian TV series actress, who’s of Nigerian Jamaican parentage, said theatre goers will be thrilled with the “new” MacBeth which will […]
Merle Collins is a Grenadian poet and short story writer. Collins’ parents are from Grenada, where they returned shortly after her birth. Her primary education was in St George’s, Grenada. She later studied at the University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica, earning degrees in English and Spanish in 1972.She then taught history and Spanish […]
Jacob Ross is a Grenada-born poet, playwright, journalist, novelist and creative writing tutor. Ross was born in Grenada and studied at the University of Grenoble, France. Since 1984 he has been residing in Britain. He was formerly an Editor of Artrage, an Intercultural Arts magazine, and is now Associate Fiction Editor at Peepal Tree Press and […]
Melika Queely is an exceptional violinist with a Caribbean heritage. Her mother is a Jamaican and her father is from St. Kitts. Melika was born in Birmingham, UK where she currently resides. Melika has been playing the violin since the tender age of 4. During her youth she has played to various audiences who are […]
Songbirds: Pioneering Women in Jamaican Music by Heather Augustyn has been published by Half Pint Press and is now available. The book is a comprehensive look at Jamaican vocalists, instrumentalists, record producers, dancers, wives, mothers, and deejays who helped to shape the course of Jamaican music on the island and worldwide. Songbirds: Pioneering Women in […]
Tracy S. Webb was raised in the historically rich city of Hampton located on the southeastern tip of the Virginia peninsula on the Chesapeake Bay. Hampton is the oldest continuously settled English community in the United States. She studied computer science at the New England Institute of Technology and now works as a Senior Program […]
Teen readers in the Caribbean and the world will have one more book to read this week when the award-winning Musical Youth by Antiguan and Barbudan author Joanne C. Hillhouse is released. The book, which placed second in the 2014 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature, follows one eventful summer in the life of a group […]
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