CShout1's Blog Posts Tagged 'first' (13)

CaribShout salutes Buju Banton, Grammy Winner



Buju Banton performing in Charlotte NC. Photo by: GrahamBurke Photography - GBURKEIMAGES.COM

Gargamel Music, Inc. is extremely pleased to announce that Jamaican music icon Buju Banton won his first Grammy award last night for Best Reggae Album for his prophetic new album, Before The…

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Added by CShout1 on February 16, 2011 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Jamaica prepares to construct first artisan village



KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday January 7, 2011 – The northwestern parish of Trelawny is poised to be the site for the construction of Jamaica’s first artisan village. 

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said the village will be established on lands which…

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Added by CShout1 on January 9, 2011 at 9:35pm — No Comments

Jamaica's 2011 Reggae Film Festival



With a tradition established over three years since inception by the Jamaica Film Academy, the Reggae Film…
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Added by CShout1 on January 6, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments

Ancient Jamaican Birds Clobbered Rivals With Clubbed Wings



By Mark Brown, Wired UK

Paleontologists at Yale University have discovered that a prehistoric bird with club-like bludgeons for hands likely used its powerful wings to beat up monkeys, snakes and…

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Added by CShout1 on January 5, 2011 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Brazil inaugurates first female president



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Added by CShout1 on January 1, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Mr Gilbert’s ice cream cart has stood the test of time!

Do you know the Ice Cream Man?

The school bell tolling around Castries is a sure indication Mr Gilbert’s cart is near. He has been a fixture on the streets of the city for some fifteen years, but how many people actually stop to chat with the ice cream man? I first heard of Mr Gilbert from my editor Nicole… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 18, 2010 at 11:36pm — No Comments

St. Lucia's Treasure Bay casino to open doors soon

It has been a long road paved with cynicism, skepticism and a mixed bag of public reaction, since the gaming control act was passed here in 2000 with subsequent amendments. But now after proposing to enter that industry here since 2004, one casino company is all set to open its doors to the public. The Treasure Bay casino, the island first fully operational casino and gaming facility will open its doors here on December 13, 2010. And the answer to the… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 8, 2010 at 1:01pm — No Comments

CARICOM to launch multi-state travel document

The CARIPASS will allow CARICOM citizens and legal residents of Participating States over the age of 16 years to access a safe and secure automated self-processing gate within selected airports.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will soon launch one of the world’s first automated multi-state travel documents (CARIPASS) for use within 10 member states that will not only make regional travel easier, but help crack down on identity… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 4, 2010 at 6:15pm — No Comments

For Barbadians, Road Tennis Rules the Streets

As dominant as Roger Federer is at traditional tennis, there does exist an offshoot of the sport that the super Swiss would have trouble mastering. It’s called road tennis, and it’s been one of Barbados’ best-kept secrets for decades. Created in the 1930s by those who couldn’t afford to play lawn tennis, road tennis is essentially a miniaturized version of the version we all know, which means technique and coordination inherent to ping pong are… Continue

Added by CShout1 on December 2, 2010 at 8:51pm — No Comments

Kamala Harris wins attorney general's race

She's been called "the female Obama" by some media, and the president even paid her a visit this week to help her political fortunes. Like Barack Obama, she aspires to a lot of firsts. Kamala Harris is the daughter of a father from Jamaica and a mother from India, and she's seeking to be the first black woman attorney general of California. If elected, Harris would be "the first female, the first African-American, the first Asian-American attorney… Continue

Added by CShout1 on November 24, 2010 at 9:14pm — No Comments

Dancers Leap Over U.S.-Cuba Political Barriers

In Cuba, American artists and musicians are going where tourists and politicians cannot. In October, trumpet legend Wynton Marsalis came to Havana with members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. And last week, the American Ballet Theater was in town for the first time in 50 years. It's the latest attempt at cultural diplomacy for two long-estranged neighbors with similar tastes in arts and entertainment.

For two consecutive nights, Cubans… Continue

Added by CShout1 on November 10, 2010 at 8:43pm — No Comments

CaribShout's City Spotlight - Vancouver, Canada

Bordered by the Coast Mountain Range and the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver is recognized as one of the world's most liveable cities Globe with one of the smallest carbon footprints of any major city in North America. The City of Vancouver is renowned for its innovative programs in the areas of sustainability, accessibility and inclusivity. In February 2009, Mayor Gregor Robertson launched the Greenest City initiative with a goal to map out how we can earn… Continue

Added by CShout1 on November 8, 2010 at 8:16pm — No Comments

Art meets music - Trini Style

The spirit of the artist is often keen to express itself in varying media, but not many develop the actual talent, or even the technique to make that a reality. But Jeffrey Pataysingh is one of the few who made it happen. He found a way to develop both his art and his music to a sufficiently high standard, and with the deep flourish that is associated with this courtly gentleman, will launch an exhibition and show of both forms of his work over the… Continue

Added by CShout1 on November 5, 2010 at 11:54pm — No Comments

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