Grenada marks its 44th Independence Day
With its distinctive gold, green and red flag, the Spice Island of Grenada will celebrate its 44th year of independence from Britain on Sunday 7 February. Grenada has come a long way since it emerged from the sea as an underwater volcano about 2 million years ago. The Caribs... Read more
Effectiveness of Early Warnings in Caribbean for 2017 Hurricane Season Under Review
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– An expert review has been launched of the effectiveness of early warnings in the Caribbean during the devastating 2017 hurricane season in order to strengthen resilience against future disasters. The World Meteorological Organization and regional and international partners will make the assessment as part of the Climate... Read more
President Trump’s Comments About Haiti Totally Unacceptable, Says CARICOM
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Monday January 15, 2018 – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it is “deeply disturbed” about US President Donald Trump’s use of derogatory and repulsive language in reference to one of its member states, Haiti, and other developing countries. Trump reportedly referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African nations... Read more
Chronixx arrives in Trinidad and Tobago ahead of One Heart Caribbean Festival. On Tuesday evening, excitement intensified for the One Heart Caribbean Festival, as soulful reggae singer Chronixx landed at the Piarco International Airport at approximately 7:45pm. Greeted by a contingent of photographers, One Heart Caribbean organizers and 432 Live officials, the Jamaican singer and... Read more
MIME Ltd and Fay Ann Lyons Alvarez, No Longer on Miss Universe Journey
Photo: Fay Ann Lyons Alvarez  Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. November 3, 2017 – MIME Limited, the company steered by Asylum Vikings female vocalist, Fay Ann Lyons-Alvarez, takes this time to congratulate Yvonne Clarke on her reinstatement as Miss Trinidad and Tobago in the upcoming Miss Universe pageant to be held later this... Read more
Rihanna To Have Street Named After Her In Barbados
Bajan Pop star Rihanna will be honored in her hometown next month by having the street she grew up on renamed after her. The Government of Barbados Ministry of Tourism announced on Friday that Westbury New Road, will change to Rihanna Drive. “The Government of Barbados will on Independence Day,... Read more
Chronixx In Trinidad For One Heart Caribbean Festival
Reggae fans from Trinidad and Tobago were abuzz with excitement just one week ago, when Jamaica-born singer and songwriter CHRONIXX announced that his Chronology Tour will be heading to the shores of Trinidad and Tobago on November 24 for the One Heart Caribbean Festival. The award-winning musician, whose real name is Jamar Rolando McNaughton, made the surprise... Read more
The OMG Team caught up with new diva on the Soca scene, Nailah Blackman.
Nailah Blackman Interview Recorded Thursday, 13th April, 2017, Trinidad. Produced by Stephen Doobal. A Production of Real Company Limited – – for the OMG Digital Magazine – Songs: 2016 – Faded 2017 – Baila Mami 2017 – Workout 2017 – Badishh Music Videos: Badishh More... Read more
After Irma, now it’s Maria threatening the Caribbean
Islands in the eastern Caribbean are waiting anxiously for the arrival of Hurricane Maria, which today strengthened to Category 5, with winds reaching 160 mph. On Monday night, the hurricane hit Dominica where local radio station DBS described the situation as “very bad”, with extremely high winds and heavy... Read more
Hurricane Irma: Florida faces 15ft sea surges and tornadoes storm closes in
Hurricane force winds are whipping the state as the storm takes down power lines and roofs in Cuba. Follow all the latest developments here A tale of two Irmas: how Miami’s rich and poor prepare for the storm Irma’s destruction: island by island Where is Irma heading? Mapping the... Read more