ska

well-rounded: The performers explored ska, rocksteady and reggae to dancehall, pop and hip-hop.

The singers, dancers and musicians representing Jamaica at Carifesta XIV on Monday presented an exciting show during their “Country Night” offering at the Grand Stand, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

Taking the stage last in the night’s four-island series of presen­tations, that also featured Montserrat, Anguilla and the Cayman Islands, the Jamaicans sent the audience wild with their presentation that incorporated various facets of Jamaican culture, namely the various forms of folk and popular music, as well as dance.

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

As children around the country celebrate the reopening of beaches, pools, restaurants and other public recreation spaces their parents should remain vigilant about reducing their risk of exposure to the Covid-19 virus.

Trinidad-born artist Miles Regis is proving the paintbrush is mightier than the gun.

Regis, who had one of this painting commissioned by the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement in 2015, is once again letting his brushes do the talking as he captures the revolutionary imagery of the ongoing protest across the United States.

Videographer Leroy “Gotti” Thomas will forever be remembered as a man who relentlessly perused perfecting his craft.

The well-known television and music video producer passed away on June 20. Gotti, 50, was reportedly diagnosed with stage four stomach cancer. He was laid to rest at the San Juan Public cemetery on Thursday, following a service at St John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Real Street, San Juan.

THERE are many reasons why the Caribbean is among the preferred destinations for tourists and travellers alike, but its appeal is not only limited to the sea, sun and sand. In this small space that is T&T one can experience greater cultural, societal, historical, religious and environmental diversity than anywhere else in the region.