On September 1st, 2021, two kayakers successfully circumnavigated the Caribbean island of Dominica. Dominica, also known as Waitukabuli in the Amerindian native tongue, translates as “long is her body.” Our kayakers, Weston Moses and Kerry Alleyne, residents of Dominica, certainly came to know the truth of that translation over an expedition time of 4 days and 7 hours.
It’s happening in countries all over the world. There are large percentages of national populations that are resisting taking the COVID-19 vaccine, regardless of supplier. The Caribbean hasn’t been immune to this and it has made even Antiguans, some of the more placid people in the Caribbean, take to the streets in protest of increasingly widespread requirements for full vaccination. Across the region, including Barbados, St. Vincent and Grenada, there has been resistance against taking the coronavirus vaccine.
Carifesta around the corner.The main purpose is to gather artists, musicians, authors, and to exhibit the folkloric from Caribbean and Latin American region
CARIFESTA is expected to be held in Antigua and Barbuda in August 11-21-2022 under the theme ‘One Caribbean. One Environment. Diverse Cultures’.
The main purpose is to gather artists, musicians, authors, and to exhibit the folkloric from Caribbean and Latin American region
The diaspora began as early as 1950 when England put out a call to action for Antiguans among other Caribbean islands for labourers due to the shortage of workforce.