Controversy: Passport sale

Controversy: Passport sale

A number of Caribbean islands found themselves in headlines this year after a popular CBS show accused the countries of selling citizenship to wealthy foreigners.

According to a “60 Minutes” segment that aired on January 1, the transactions are part Continue reading

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Caribbean film festival dominated by Jamaican films

Caribbean film festival dominated by Jamaican films

Two Jamaica filmmakers won big at the CaribbeanLens Film Festival in Hollywood, California in June. Jamaican gospel film by Michael Brown and Judith Falloon-Reid, “70 x Seven,” a BarriVision Films production, won Best Inspirational Film and “Hill and Gully” by Continue reading

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Dancehall investigation

Dancehall investigation

Two dancehall music videos have led to a police investigation. Alkaline’s “After All” and Masicka’s “Infrared” features scenes with high-powered weapons and glamorizes crime. The authorities launched the investigation after a woman is dressed in police uniform in seen performing Continue reading

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