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We are a platform that celebrate, expose, promote and connect the Caribbean culture by bringing it directly in your television, radio or mobile devices. Our features include but are not limited to News, Interviews, Events, Sports, Politics, Music Videos and Community Development. We encourage the development of Producers, Videographers, Artists, DJs, Reporter, Hosts and others in the entertainment industry. Call us today for the best news from Caribbean's. Cooking's, Music, News Sports Events.

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02/18/2014

The Caribbean is very well known for its wide variety of tropical fruits, including many different types of banana, the mango, orange, lemons, limes, papaya, guava, pineapple, tamarind, and watermelon. The manatee, hutia (the Bahamas), and the Aruba Island Rattlesnake are among the protected wildlife in the Caribbean.

02/13/2014

Much of today’s Caribbean cuisine originated with recipes that are part imperial foods and part recipes with large contributions from the early African slaves who contributed their attempts to recreate recipes from their homelands with the islands’ available ingredients.

02/11/2014

During the first African slavery era in the Caribbean, Creole was the predominantly spoken language. In fact, Creole is called the “patois” language, as it is basically a unique combining of African syntax with European words and phrases. This language evolved out of a need for slaves to communicate with their plantations owners and is still spoken in many parts of the Caribbean.

02/06/2014

Did you know that the Dominican Republic is still largely underdeveloped? In fact, except for the bustling city capitol of Santo Domingo (a city of some 2 million people), the island itself is mostly mountainous and sparsely populated.

02/04/2014

Weather in the Caribbean can be extreme. In fact, there are really only two seasons: dry and wet. The dry season goes from December to May and is extremely hot and arid. When the rainy season comes in June through November, it is not only wet but can also include hurricanes.

01/30/2014

Did you know that Trinidad is the fifth largest island of the West Indies? It is crossed from west to east by three low mountain ranges. The name Trinidad was given by Columbus when he first saw the three mountain peaks from the southeastern coast.

01/28/2014

Once a Dutch possession (or colony), Aruba is a Caribbean island that is known for beautiful beaches and clean drinking water; in fact, Aruba has the second largest saltwater desalination plant in the world.

01/23/2014

Some of the most fascinating and unique wildlife in the world can be found in the Caribbean islands. Here, one can find agouti (island rodents), different species of iguana, manicou (Caribbean opossum), and water creatures like the manatee. There is even a species of oyster that can climb trees.

01/21/2014

Care to guess the best time of year to visit the Caribbean? If you guessed during the winter and early spring months, you're right. This is typically outside of hurricane season, which can impact travel between June and November.

01/16/2014

Many residents of the Caribbean are descendants of African slaves who were brought to work in sugar plantations. The culture, religion and language of each island are different, due to the different colonial rulers who effected the region.

01/14/2014

Jamaica is one of the most popular tourist locations in the Caribbean, and for good reason. During the dry season, it boasts a spectacular tropical landscape and an ideal climate with temperatures between 80 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit.

01/09/2014

Did you know that more ships cruise the Caribbean islands than any other location in the world? Not surprising given that Antigua alone has 365 beaches. Also, Grenada has more spices per square mile than anywhere else in the world, which is why it is known as the Spice Island.

01/07/2014

The food of the Caribbean was greatly influenced by the African slaves that were shipped in by the Europeans. The slaves had to be inventive when it came to food, and they blended their traditional African dishes with staples found on the islands which included; okra, callaloo, fish cakes, saltfish, ackee, pudding and s***e and mangos.

01/02/2014

Did you know that cricket is a hugely popular sport played in the Caribbean? In fact, in Bermuda the most important holiday of the year is not the Queen's birthday but the Cup Match instead. The Cup Match is a 2-day summer festival where the entire island essentially shuts down so that they can attend the very competitive annual match-up between St. George’s Cricket Club and Somerset Cricket Club.

12/31/2013

The Caribbean is that region that encompasses the Caribbean Sea and the Caribbean islands, which include: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherland Antilles, Puerto Rico, St. Barthelemy, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Martin, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos, and the Virgin Islands.

12/26/2013

Did you know that the official symbols of the Caribbean are the parrot, palm tree and shell? Many of the flags of these Island have recently removed symbols connected to their colonial history and reintroduced more ‘Caribbean’ symbols.

12/24/2013

The roots of the steel drum lie in Trinidad. In the early 1900s, the Trinis would use metallic objects such as garbage can lids, car parts and empty barrels to create rhythms. These percussive instruments would be used to form an ‘Iron Band’ and pioneered the path to street festivals.

12/19/2013

Music and dancing are an important part of the Caribbean island culture and are often characterized by low-carriage, high-energy shuffle stepping and emphasized hip swaying. In Santo Doming, for example, shoe-shiners drum their boxes in rhythm while passersby muse. In Trinidad, Calypso can be heard on almost every street corner.

12/17/2013

Cuba is well known for its music but it also has a variety of abundant natural resources that are exported throughout the world. Some of the most common resources include, bauxite, oil, iron ore, asphalt and nickel.

12/12/2013

So many cultures have influenced the islands at different times in history, that today the Caribbean has a diverse culinary heritage and range. Caribbean cooking uses many spices, meats, fruits, seafood items and other ingredients.

12/10/2013

Based on 2011 data, the Caribbean is home to about 6 percent of the world's population. Care to guess how many people that includes? If you guessed over 41 million, you're right.

12/05/2013

Did you know that only 2 percent of the Caribbean islands are inhabited? The islands of Haiti, Martinique, and Guadeloupe have a strong French influence; Cuba and Puerto Rico are deeply Spanish-based. The religious beliefs on the islands are also varied—from Voodoo to Roman Catholicism.

12/03/2013

Most geologists agree that the islands of the Caribbean were produced as a result of volcanic activity throughout the region. When did the islands start forming? Some experts place the date at about 30 million years ago.

11/28/2013

The steel drum was invented on the Caribbean Island of Trinidad in 1946. Ellie Manette is recognized as the principal developer and innovator of this melodic percussion instrument. As a youth, he fabricated instruments from discarded 55 gallon steel oil drums and is credited with bringing the art into the mainstream.

11/26/2013

It's easy to group the Caribbean islands into one large melting pot, but specific islands have their own unique cultural identities, often borrowing elements from the early settlers there. For example, Cuba retains elements of its Spanish cultural heritage, while Martinique and Haiti exhibit French influences.

11/21/2013

Did you know that native Haitians were pre-Columbian Amerindians called ‘Taíno’ which translates as ‘the good people’ ? The Taíno named their land ‘Ayiti,’ which meant the “Land of Mountains” - and this name evolved into becoming Haiti.

11/19/2013

You may already know there are about 28 island nations in the Caribbean. Care to guess how many individual islands there are in the region? If you guessed 7,000, you're right. Of course, not all of those many islands are inhabitable.

11/14/2013

When referring to the "Caribbean," most people mean a group of 28 island nations situated in the Caribbean sea. By some estimates, only about 2 percent of the 7,000 islands of the Caribbean are inhabited.

11/12/2013

The agriculture in the Caribbean is rich in trades such as coffee and sugar. However there is also a huge amount of wildlife and fruit trees, such as mango, papaya, orange, banana, guava, pineapple, tamarind and watermelon.

11/07/2013

One of the most beautiful things about the Caribbean islands is the abundance of beautiful plants and flowers. In fact, the many different species of flora and fauna in this area are impressive, as there are dry and wet forests, swamps, and savannas located there.

11/05/2013

If you are planning to visit the Caribbean, be prepared to explore the many fruits abundant on the islands. They're often used in exotic beverages that may include: mango, lime, papaya, coconut, orange, banana, melon, guava or pineapple.

10/31/2013

Some of the official symbols of the Caribbean include the palm tree, the shell, and the parrot. Many official symbols have also changed to better reflect the various islands. For example, the Cayman Islands use their indigenous parrot, the silver thatch, the palm, and the wild banana orchid.

10/29/2013

Did you know that the Dutch and the French have shared St. Martin Island in the Caribbean for over 350 years? Interestingly, the entire island is only 37 square miles in land mass, making this the smallest shared area in the world.

10/24/2013

The flora and fauna of the Caribbean Islands is diverse and abundant. Did you know the the Bwa Kwaib is the national flower of Dominica, the Bougainvillea of Grenada and the Heliconia of Montserrat? Each are stunning in their own unique way.

10/22/2013

Did you realize that common allspice berries are grown extensively on the island of Jamaica? These small brown berries are often used in cooking because they have the taste and aroma of blended cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.

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