A report from Jamaica’s Gleaner. Even as the global fashion industry reckons with a new normal in the COVID-19 era, what remains consistent is the solid relationships fashion insiders have forged with the Caribbean’s leading model-management company, Saint International. An of-the-minute industry power player who recruited Saint’s fresh faces for a passion project shot on…
Invest In Africa (IIA), an enterprise that accelerates the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa, is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation, to launch a programme that will support more than 8,000 micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Eastern and Western Africa to navigate commercial challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The ‘Business Advisory and Support Programme’, with a commitment of USD1.69 million from the Mastercard Foundation COVID-19 Recovery
Lewis died after a battle with pancreatic cancer, which he was diagnosed with in December 2019. He was 80-years-old.Lewis became involved with the civil rights movement when he was 15-years-old, according to the New York Times. He was one of the original members of the 13 Freedom Riders who fought against segregated interstate travel in the 1960s.
In ‘The Last Tree,’ a young Black man struggles to reconcile his identity as he moves from being fostered in rural Lincolnshire, to inner city London, and finally back to his country of origin, Nigeria.
Caribbean food is a feast for the senses, with influences from Africa, to South America to the shores of Portugal. Trey Lamont is the lead chef and owner of the Jerk Shack, and brings this global fusion of flavors to Seattle foodies at his downtown restaurant in Belltown, Jerk Shack. Currently open for take-out orders, Lamont is serving up generous portions of mouth-watering dishes inspired by his Jamaican heritage until he is able to re-open his doors for dine-in service.