September 19, 2018

Earlier this week, the Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York hosted a panel discussion on the Caribbean fashion sensibility, "What is Caribbean Fashion?" with stylist and production designer, Richard Young, and reality TV star, designer & FIT grad...

Buildings in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas were evacuated Tuesday after a powerful earthquake was recorded off the northeast coast of the country, sending shock waves as far west as Bogotá, Colombia, and as far east as Trinidad and Tobago.

The U.S. Geological Survey...

August 19, 2018

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Music icon Janet Jackson made an appearance at Harlem Week on Saturday to celebrate her new single “Made for Now.”

“Who wouldn’t want to come out and see Janet Jackson perform, especially here at Harlem Week?” one woman told C...

July 26, 2018

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 25, 2018: The daughter of Caribbean immigrants has been named a dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the prestigious Harvard University.

Professor Claudine Gay, who was born to Haitian immigrant parents in New York, will as...

July 25, 2018

Saturday July 21st and where else would we have been but at the largest natural beauty festival in the world? This is my third Curlfest and I have to say it’s the biggest by far. This year’s festival outdid itself from previous years bringing more programming, beauty e...

Moya O’Connor, the founder of the Caribbean Attorneys Network and a senior trial attorney at MetLife, has made it her life’s mission to help aspiring attorneys find opportunities to make it in today’s competitive world.

A success story in her own right, O’Connor graduat...

June 29, 2018

This year at the Cannes Festival, Queen Latifah announced that she will be partnering with P&G for the launch of The Queen Collective.  The Queen Collective aims to accelerate racial and gender equality behind the camera by funding films from female directors.

The goal...


When Rihanna launched Fenty Beauty in September, she turned the makeup industry on its head. With its 40 foundation shades — the darkest of which sold out first — Fenty proved that inclusivity in cosmetics is not just ethical but profitable. By serving the customers o...

The Caribbean island of Barbados elected its first female prime minister Thursday, adding to a growing list of woman-led countries in the Western Hemisphere.

Mia Amor Mottley, head of the Barbados Labour Party, will soon be sworn in as the country’s next prime minister...

Rihanna had reason to celebrate in recent  days following the victory of Barbados' first female prime minister, Mia Amor Mottley.

Mottley, the head of the Barbados Labour Party, won in a landslide victory Thursday (May 24) against the Caribbean island's Democratic...

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