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Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarolyn Sinclair

Despite the passing of Category 4 Hurricane Irma on September 10, which wiped out several homes and businesses in the Florida Keys, promoters of BRT Weekend did not allow plans for the fourth and final staging of their six-party weekend road trip...

Published:Monday | July 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarolyn Sinclair

Jamaica's dancehall and reggae music were brought to the streets of the City of Angels (Los Angeles), California, last weekend, when organisers of Reggae on the Road introduced a 'big truck' to the LA Cultural Festival for the first time, pumping 80...

Published:Thursday | June 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarolyn Sinclair

Palm Springs, California: BRT WEEKENDERS who turned out for the J'Ouvert Breakfast Party, revelled without hesitation in the 103°F heat in Palm Springs, a city in the Sonoran Desert of southern California.Temperatures were so high that persons at the...

Published:Wednesday | May 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarolyn Sinclair

Palm Springs, California:Taking their brand on the road, BRT Weekend promoters again entered new territory, bringing their California staging of the six-party weekend event to Palm Springs, a city in the Sonoran Desert of southern California for the...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 6:37 PMCarolyn Sinclair

Palm Spring, California: With temperatures reaching 82 degrees Fahrenheit and expected to climb higher in Palm Springs, California, partygoers danced up a storm earlier today at BRT's check-in party, V Maui Wowi, the first of six parties, at...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarolyn Sinclair

With Jamaicans scattered across the globe, and with thousands living in the United States, it is no surprise to find homesick black, green and gold flag-bearers looking for any opportunity they can get to represent 'weh dem come from'.One of those...

Published:Sunday | January 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarolyn Sinclair

With protests happening less than 24 hours before and warnings from their families, eight women of Caribbean descent from New York and Maryland, and one man, their driver, loaded into a SUV and headed to the...

Published:Thursday | November 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarolyn Sinclair

With a large ferris wheel rotating slowly against the night sky, a fireworks show that seemed to pleasantly go on forever illuminated the Florida Keys skies in Islamorada on Sunday night, as patrons dressed to impress in all-white and partied at the...

Published:Tuesday | November 8, 2016 | 12:10 AMCarolyn Sinclair

Islamorada in South Florida was transformed into little Hawaii over the weekend when the Harbour Lights venue came alive with BRT's Maui Wowi.With music by Private Ryan out of Trinidad and Chromatic from Jamaica, the seemingly...

Published:Sunday | November 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarolyn Sinclair

What's in a name? For many, the answer is nothing. If it sounds good and cute, as seen in the case of some 21st-century parents, seeking to name their children, then run with it.Selecting a name can determine a lot for an individual entering the...

Published:Thursday | September 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarolyn Sinclair

When it comes to finding that rhythm and beat that intrigue and captivate, or adding a much-needed flavour to a track waiting to roll off an American hitmaker's mixing board, the Caribbean seems to be the go-to place for that 'something extra'...

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