Billboard toasts Skip Marley’s “Slow Down”

Kevin Jackson (Jamaica Observer) reports on the recent chart-topping song by Skip Marley, “Slow Down.” Slow Down, the chart-topping song by...

Film: “Pointe Black”

[Many thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.] Nowness describes Pointe Black as “a no-holds-barred portrait...

Steve McQueen’s ethos of generosity

[Many thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.] David Sims (The Atlantic) writes about Steve McQueen has...

Illuminate Coral Gables (Exhibition)

The inaugural edition of “Illuminate Coral Gables” (ICG) brings interactive art, projections, and light sculptures to the streets of downtown Coral...

New Issue: CENTRO Journal (Vol. 32, no. 3)

The latest issue of CENTRO Journal (vol. 32, no. 3 2020)—Special Issue: Post-Disaster Recovery in Puerto Rico and Local Participation—is now available at...

CFP: “archipelagos” Special Issue on the Digital Library of the Caribbean

Here is a Call for Papers for a Special Issue of archipelagos on the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) shared...

The Bermuda Pilot Gig

Reading The Bermudian is always a learning experience. I am usually enthralled by their cultural/historical pieces. Here are excerpts from...

Cuba tightens COVID-19 measures as visitors fuel record contagion

Reuters reports that Cuba has decided to tighten COVID-19 measures as tourists have fueled a record contagion. Authorities have drastically...

“Trump Rewards Cuban American Fans, Punishes Cubans”

In “Trump Rewards Cuban American Fans, Punishes Cubans,” Circles Robinson (Havana Times) writes: The disgraced president of the United States...

Exhibition: “No Ocean Between Us” (Review)

Many thanks to Peter Jordens for sending additional information related to our previous post Cultural Encounters: Art of Asian Diasporas in...