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Morgan Heritage Wins Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album

 Reggae legends Morgan Heritage won this year’s Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album. The group won for its album, “Strictly Roots,” on the CTBC Music Group label. The group beat out a strong collection of reggae stars, including Rocky Dawuni, …

Steve McQueen’s “Twelve Years a Slave” Wins Best Picture Oscar

 Above: Steve McQueen By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has an Oscar. United Kingdom-born Steve McQueen’s film, “Twelve Years a Slave,” took home the Academy Award for Best Picture on Sunday evening. McQueen, whose parents were Grenadian (although his mother …

Ziggy Marley Wins Grammy Award For Best Reggae Album

 Above: Ziggy Marley By the Caribbean Journal staff Ziggy Marley took home the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album on Sunday night for his latest album, “Ziggy Marley in Concert.” Marley won in a difficult category that featured Beres Hammond …

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 Above: PM Mike Eman celebrates victory By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba Prime Minister Mike Eman’s ruling Aruban People’s Party claimed victory in the Dutch island’s elections on Friday. The AVP won 13 seats in the Estates of Aruba, with …

 Above: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce By the Caribbean Journal staff No one can beat Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce on the track right now. The Jamaican sensation continued her sterling summer with a first-place finish in the 200M at the Zurich Diamond League meet on …

 Above: Victoria Duval By the Caribbean Journal staff The second time around was a far different story for Victoria Duval. The Haitian-American phenom, who lost in straight sets to Kim Clijsters in her debut last year in Flushing Meadows, beat …

 Above: Usain Bolt By the Caribbean Journal staff Following a second-place finish in the men’s 100M last week, Usain Bolt stormed back into the victory lane on Thursday in Oslo, easily taking the men’s 200M in a stirring 19.79 seconds. …

 Above: the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell The opposition People’s Progressive Movement has won a plurality of seats in the Cayman Islands’ election, according to official results. The PPM, led by Alden McLaughlin, took 9 of …

 Above: the Olympic Stadium (Photo: London 2012) By the Caribbean Journal staff Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce defended her Olympic title from Beijing to win the Olympic Women’s 100 metre final and bring Jamaica its first gold in London. Jamaica won a second …