Caribbean News

Brexit could change the face of sport

Under the terms of what is known as the Kolpak ruling, sportsmen from Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific states enjoy the same rights as EU players, thanks to these nations enjoying trade agreements with the EU.

IOL , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

$100m in humanitarian aid pledged to crisis-hit Venezuela

Blockade at the border According to David Smolanksy, coordinator of an OAS working group on migration and refugees from Venezuela, the money will go directly to aid collection centres set up on the borders with Colombia and Brazil and on the Caribbean island of Curazao.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 16, 2019

Miley Cyrus fails to get R4.2bn lawsuit dropped

The suit at the time accused the 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker of rebranding herself from her "trademark 'good girl' Disney Profile" and becoming more "edgy", and suggested her new music took influence from urban and Caribbean sounds.

IOL , South Africa Feb 15, 2019

A Jazz Jamboree in the City

His last album “Afrodeezia” featured musicians from countries along the slave route, Mali, Ghana, Senegal, Morocco, Brazil, and the Caribbean and was recorded on various locations along that route.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 15, 2019

Katy Perry engaged to Orlando Bloom

The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor - who has eight-year-old son Flynn with ex-wife Miranda Kerr - also shared the same photo on his own Instagram page.

IOL , South Africa Feb 15, 2019

Haiti president breaks silence after week of violent unrest

Demonstrators are demanding Moise quit over a scandal centring on the Petrocaribe fund, under which Venezuela supplied Haiti and the other Caribbean and Central American countries with oil at cut-rate prices and on easy credit terms for years.

EWN , South Africa Feb 14, 2019

$100 million in humanitarian aid pledged to crisis-hit Venezuela

According to David Smolanksy, coordinator of an OAS working group on migration and refugees from Venezuela, the money will go directly to aid collection centers set up on the borders with Colombia and Brazil and on the Caribbean island of Curazao.

EWN , South Africa Feb 14, 2019

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom engaged

The Pirates of the Caribbean actor - who has eight-year-old son Flynn with ex-wife Miranda Kerr - also shared the same photo on his own Instagram page.

EWN , South Africa Feb 14, 2019

Venezuelan opposition urges international community to help aid get in

Military aircraft from the United States had flown to strategically located Caribbean islands last week, Cuba said.

Reuters , Africa Feb 14, 2019

Cuba charges U.S. moving special forces, preparing Venezuelan intervention

“Between February 6 and 10 military transport aircraft have flown to the Rafael Miranda Airport of Puerto Rico, the San Isidro Air Base, in the Dominican Republic and to other strategically located Caribbean islands, probably without knowledge of the governments of those nations,” the declaration said.

Reuters , Africa Feb 14, 2019