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Pianist Monty Alexander brings Caribbean flavor to the Elkhart Jazz Festival

International connections in pianist Monty Alexander's music illustrate how jazz works as a melting pot genre.        [Author: South Bend Tribune]
Tags: Religion, Caribbean, Monty Alexander, South Bend Tribune


Less travel, plenty of royalties for justices in 2020

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic were reflected in an unusual source: the justices’ 2020 financial disclosures, which the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts released (and Fix the Court posted online) on Friday. Unlike in previous years, the justices mostly stayed close to home, with only two justices reporting reimbursements for trips after the pandemic hit in mid-March. The financial disclosures, which are released every year around this time, are relatively opaque. For example, they...
Tags: Florida, New York, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Colorado, Washington, New York City, Court, Indiana, University of Florida, Peter Pan, Princeton University Press, Penguin Random House, Caribbean, George Washington University


Tania Leon Wins 2021 Pulitzer for Music

The Pulitzer citation describes Stride as “a musical journey full of surprise, with powerful brass and rhythmic motifs that incorporate Black music traditions from the US and the Caribbean into a Western orchestral fabric.” – NewMusicBox
Tags: Art, Music, US, Caribbean, Tania León, 06.11.21


18 of the best New Orleans hotels, from famed historic properties to new design-forward boutiques

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. The glam hotel bar at Maison de la Luz has a secret second bar tucked behind a bookcase, only for guests. Tripadvisor New Orleans is known for colorful festival culture, world-class cuisine, and historic neighborhoods We rounded up the best New Orleans hotels for every budget in popular neighborhoods. The best New Orleans hotels start from $79 to $287 and were all reviewed in person by our writers. Tabl...
Tags: New York, Cdc, Americas, US, Trends, United States, Hilton, Marriott, New Orleans, Ace Hotel, Louisiana, Gulf Coast, Caribbean, South, Cbd, Mississippi River


Opinion: 'In the Heights' is glorious eye and ear candy -- with something missing

From its opening sequence, Lin Manuel Miranda's new film "In the Heights" (adapted from the stage musical of the same name) spells out its Disney-ish conceit for the audience. "Once upon a time in a far-away land called Nueva York," his lead character Usnavi, played by Anthony Ramos, assures a group of small children seated around him at a mythical Caribbean beach. "The streets were made of music."
Tags: News, Stories, Caribbean, Lin Manuel Miranda, Nueva York, Anthony Ramos


Shark Attack Thriller ‘The Wreck’ Sets Malta Shoot, Altitude to Sell at Virtual Cannes Market (EXCLUSIVE)

Altitude Film Sales has boarded high concept survival thriller “The Wreck” and will introduce the project to buyers at the upcoming Cannes virtual market. Based on a screenplay by Nick Saltrese (“Jetski,” “A Prayer Before Dawn”), the film will follow a group of old college friends who reunite on a Caribbean scuba diving trip exploring […]
Tags: News, Global, Caribbean, Cannes, Altitude Film Sales, The Wreck, Nick Saltrese Jetski


Facebook IQ Shares Topics to Watch in Q1 2021 Among US Facebook, Instagram Users

Facebook IQ, the social network's research arm, shared its Topics to Watch for the first quarter of 2021, highlighting topics of conversation on Facebook and Instagram that have shown early growth patterns similar to those of other topics that have posted sustained growth. Conversation about all-inclusive resort and associated topics airport, Beaches resorts, Caribbean, destination...
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, Caribbean, Platforms, Social Pro Daily, Facebook IQ Shares Topics, US Facebook Instagram Users


10 tropical hotels on Key West you'll want to book for a relaxing island escape

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Tripadvisor The southernmost U.S. island, Key West offers a tropical climate, lush gardens, and warm ocean water. Nicknamed the Conch Republic, Key West has distinct hotels, from colorful inns to expansive resorts. The best time to visit Key West is in summer and early fall when prices are low, beginning at $140. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Sometimes weird, often wacky, but always wonderful, Ke...
Tags: Florida, Cdc, US, Trends, Marriott, Keurig, Bob Marley, Tripadvisor, Cuba, Ada, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Orlando, Alley, Key West, Old Town


The 8 best hotels in Wildwood, New Jersey for an affordable family beach vacation

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Part of "The Wildwoods," Wildwood is a beach town on a barrier island in southern New Jersey. Its known for a lively boardwalk, white-sand beach, and affordable hotels and motels. The Wildwoods and nearby Cape May areas are growing in popularity and attracting families year-round. Laura Begley Bloom/Business Insider Near the southern tip of the Jersey Shore, Wildwood has been attracting East Coasters lo...
Tags: Cdc, New York City, US, Trends, New Jersey, Caribbean, Cape, Myrtle Beach, Miami Beach, Daytona, Ocean City, Morey, Wildwood, North Wildwood, Wildwoods, Port Royal


'In the Heights' is glorious -- with something missing

From its opening sequence, Lin Manuel Miranda's new film "In the Heights" (adapted from the stage musical of the same name) spells out its Disney-ish conceit for the audience. "Once upon a time in a far-away land called Nueva York," his lead character Usnavi, played by Anthony Ramos, assures a group of small children seated around him at a mythical Caribbean beach. "The streets were made of music."
Tags: News, Stories, Caribbean, Lin Manuel Miranda, Nueva York, Anthony Ramos


Why 'In the Heights' left me wanting more

From its opening sequence, Lin Manuel Miranda's new film "In the Heights" (adapted from the stage musical of the same name) spells out its Disney-ish conceit for the audience. "Once upon a time in a far-away land called Nueva York," his lead character Usnavi, played by Anthony Ramos, assures a group of small children seated around him at a mythical Caribbean beach. "The streets were made of music."
Tags: News, Stories, Caribbean, Lin Manuel Miranda, Nueva York, Anthony Ramos


Coronavirus live: Portugal delays Lisbon lockdown easing; highest daily cases in Russia since March

Capital and three other municipalities will remain under restrictions until at least 27 June due to rise in infections; Russia reports 10,407 new casesEuropeans’ confidence in EU hit by coronavirus responseLink between cases and deaths has been broken, says UK health bossSan Francisco could be first major US city to hit herd immunityEuro 2020 fans must have vaccine or test for Wembley games See all our coronavirus coverage 5.20pm BST Health experts in Haiti have said that low official pandem...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, Russia, US, Eu, US news, Portugal, Wembley, Vaccines and immunisation, Haiti, Caribbean, Lisbon, Braga, Afp


10 things in tech: Instagram algorithm, Bill Gates' affairs, Clubhouse wedding

Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Instagram revealed how it decides what content, like posts and stories, to show you. One of the deciding factors is how often you interact with the person who posted. Here are the other three things Instagram uses to feed you content.2. Bill Gates' affairs were an open secret, a report says. Plus, someone in Melinda Gates'...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Fbi, Hawaii, Aws, Ibm, Magic Leap, Jeff Bezos, Melinda Gates, Caribbean


Our accelerator for Black founders calls for a second class

Last June, Google announced an expansion of our support for Black entrepreneurs, including the launch of the inaugural Google for Startups Accelerator: Black Founders. Today, we are opening applications for a second series of the accelerator. And this year we have expanded the program to include Black-led startups across all of North America, newly opening the program to applicants from both Canada and the Caribbean. Our inaugural 2020 cohort featured twelve Black-led startups for a 10-week virt...
Tags: Google, Entrepreneurs, Canada, North America, Caribbean, Black, Jason Scott, Mandy Price


I listened in on the first-ever Clubhouse wedding along with 26,000 other people. It included heartwarming vows, a registry to gift a $5,000 Caribbean getaway, and snapshots of the happy couple.

Natasha Grano and Michael Graziano. Misha Krutiy Photography Natasha Grano and Michael Graziano are the first-ever couple to get married on the audio-only app. The two-hour traditional ceremony included the walk down the aisle and a Corinthians reading. Guests were instructed to "Push to Refresh" to update the couple's profile photos as it went on. See more stories on Insider's business page. Natasha Grano and Michael Graziano made history on the Clubhouse app yesterday when they b...
Tags: Apps, Life, Trends, Tech, Netflix, Wedding, Gang, Weddings, Vancouver, Caribbean, Corinthians, Clubhouse, Michael, Digital Marketing, Nordic, SAN JUAN Puerto Rico


‘Behind the Attraction’ Will Tell the Story of Disney Theme Park Classics With the Director of ‘The Toys That Made Us’

Since Disney+ was unveiled more than 18 months ago, the service has offered everything from new Marvel and Star Wars shows to old shows and films that harken back to viewers’ collective childhoods. But there’s been a pretty big gap in Disney+ from the start, and that would be programming focused on the Disney theme parks. That gap is being filled now with Behind the Attraction, a 10-episode series produced by none other than Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Behind the Scenes of Theme Park Legend...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, News, Dwayne-Johnson, Disney, America, Joe Biden, Fox, Netflix, Cbs, Theme Parks, Lincoln, Johnson, Donald Trump, Emily-Blunt, Epcot


Word of the week: Quinceaera

¡Feliz cumpleaños a mí! OK, not a mí, exactly, but a mi blog, which was born 15 years ago, on June 8, 2006. Which means I’ve outlasted The Former Guy by many, many Scaramuccis. “Trump ends blog after 29 days, infuriated by measly readership”: Washington Post, June 3, 2021 I’ve been blogging so long, I’ve written two Brands of the Decade posts: 2000–2009 and 2010–2019. I might not have thought to mark the occasion if Lynne Murphy, the proprietress of Separated by a Common Language, hadn...
Tags: Washington Post, US, Linguistics, Caribbean, Spanish, Trump, Carlos, Rama, Lynne, Tomas, Magdalena, Word of The Week, Nancy Friedman, Lynne Murphy, Mexico Latin America, Retrospective


Space X launches new satellite into orbit for Sirius XM

A new satellite for Sirius XM has been launched into space via the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. SXM-8 will carry 8,000 watts of content to radio subscribers across America, Canada and the Caribbean. It’s the second satellite SpaceX has launched on behalf of Sirius, with the first, SXM-7, launching and failing in December 2020. Deployment of SXM-8 confirmed pic.twitter.com/3RHYWqU7qS — SpaceX (@SpaceX) June 6, 2021 See more details and video of the event at Space.com
Tags: America, World, Radio, Canada, Sirius Xm, Caribbean, Sirius, SpaceX Falcon, America Canada


Peru faces poll dilemma: a leftist firebrand or the dictator’s daughter?

Novelist Carlos Dávalos says his homeland has an unenviable choice in bitterly divisive presidential election“Peru has always been a gloomy country; it’s not the Caribbean,” says the writer and journalist Carlos Dávalos as the traffic rolls down the Gran Vía in Madrid on a sunny June morning. “There’s that sense of a kind of Andean melancholy.”Although Dávalos’s debut novel, La Furia del Silencio (The Fury of Silence), has drawn comparisons with both The Catcher in the Rye and Alfonso Cuarón’s O...
Tags: Fiction, Americas, World news, Alfonso Cuarón, Peru, Madrid, Roma, Caribbean, Gran Vía, Davalos, Carlos Dávalos


Extra Crunch roundup: Guest posts wanted, ‘mango’ seed rounds, Expensify’s tech stack

Prospective contributors regularly ask us about which topics Extra Crunch subscribers would like to hear more about, and the answer is always the same: Actionable advice that is backed up by data and/or experience. Strategic insights that go beyond best practices and offer specific recommendations readers can try out for themselves. Industry analysis that paints a clear picture of the companies, products and services that characterize individual tech sectors. Our submission guidelines haven’t ...
Tags: Social, Startups, TC, Confluent, Ecommerce, Twitter, Etsy, Ipo, San Francisco, Tech, United States, SaaS, Venture Capital, EC, Barkbox, Caribbean


Islands Use Innovative Incentives, Locations as Film, TV Shoots Set Up Shop

To paraphrase an old adage, there’s bound to be a silver lining in every cloud. Indeed, for some Caribbean island locations, the COVID-19 pandemic, despite some losses in human life, has been a blessing for their audiovisual industries. The Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, two of the most generous locations in terms of film incentives, […]
Tags: Spotlight, Philippines, Caribbean, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Nevis


Belize gripped by arrest of Ashcroft son’s partner over officer’s death

Discontent simmers over police handling of investigation as Canadian Jasmine Hartin awaits bail hearingA late-night stroll in the moonlight, then a sudden and fatal gunshot. What exactly happened between the socialite daughter-in-law of a billionaire Tory donor and a senior police officer in the early hours of last Friday in the resort of Mata Rocks has gripped the small Caribbean nation of Belize and turned into an international drama. It is now a major test for the country’s legal and criminal...
Tags: Americas, World news, House Of Lords, Tory, Caribbean, Lord Ashcroft, Belize, Ashcroft, Michael Ashcroft, Hartin, Andrew Ashcroft, Jasmine Hartin, Henry Jemmott, Mata Rocks


9 US destinations where you can celebrate Pride this year, plus LGBTQ-friendly hotels for each

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. New York City Pride June is Pride month in the US to celebrate the impact of the LGBTQ community. Pride events, celebrations, and parades are happening across the country throughout June and beyond. Here are some of the best places to celebrate Pride this year, plus LGBTQ-friendly hotels for each. See more stories on Insider's business page. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Pride's back! In t...
Tags: Florida, New York, Minneapolis, California, New York City, US, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Chicago, Gm, Miami, Lgbtq, Napa, Caribbean, Castro


Biden provides details on plan to share 80m Covid vaccine doses – live

President explains how the first 25m doses will be disbursedBiden to meet with Queen Elizabeth this month on 13 JuneSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 5.19pm BST In detailing the White House’s plans to share 80m covid-19 vaccines, US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan has said Thursday that “this is only the beginning.”Biden, Sullivan says, has committed to sharing doses “on an ongoing basis” and that “we will continue to donate from our excess supply as that s...
Tags: White House, Southeast Asia, US, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Biden, Latin America, Caribbean, Elizabeth, Jake Sullivan, Biden Administration, Coronavirus, Biden Sullivan, Africa Biden


These countries will get 25 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from the US

COVID-19 vaccine Getty/Mladen Antonov The Biden administration is donating 25 million unused COVID-19 vaccines to other countries, the White House announced on Thursday.Nearly 19 million of the doses will be given through the UN-backed global vaccine sharing program that helps vulnerable countries.In total, 7 million of those doses will be given to South and Southeast Asia, 6 million doses will be given to Latin America and the Caribbean, and 5 million doses will be given to Africa.The rema...
Tags: South Korea, News, White House, Southeast Asia, Africa, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Un, Vaccine, Latin America, Caribbean, Kelly McLaughlin, Coronavirus


Miami's best boutique hotels boast glittering pools, eye catching decor, and an intimate feel - here are our top 10 picks

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Tripadvisor Miami hotels include many high-end luxury brands, but its boutique hotels are no less glamorous. From South Beach to Brickell, Miami's boutique hotels great perks like pools and swanky rooftops. We selected Miami's best boutique hotels based on personal experience, amenities, budget, and more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Personal attention, intimate settings, and little risk ...
Tags: Florida, Cdc, US, Trends, Atlantic, Miami, Venice, Uva, Plymouth, Lima, Caribbean, Buenos Aires, Coral Gables, Continental, Carlton, Everglades National Park


The Top 6 Benefits of Second Citizenship for Entrepreneurs

Traveling is part of an entrepreneur’s typical itinerary. If you are a hands-on businessperson, you have to visit your different branches or offices regularly to check operations, engage with employees, meet with clients or potential investors and partners, and resolve issues and disputes several times annually. If your travels take you overseas frequently, having a second passport can help you in various ways. These benefits make obtaining a second passport by investment a smart business mov...
Tags: Europe, UK, Singapore, Sales, More, Moldova, Caribbean, Malta, Antigua, CIP, St Kitts, Nevis, BARBUDA, Barbuda Dominica Grenada St Lucia St Kitts, Nevis Cyprus Malta, Schengen Zone Hong Kong


Number-Phone-3.7003

base class for Number::Phone::* modulesChanges for 3.7003 - 2021-06-02Data updates; Add deprecation warning for platforms with 32 bit int (support will go away some time after 2023-06-01 with no further warning) 2021-03-09 3.7002 Data updates 2021-02-04 3.7001 Data from OFCOM/CNAC/NPA/localcallingguide.com squirreled away during builds for greater reproducibility; Data updates 2020-12-04 3.7000 Bugfixes in dial_to for stubs and unallocated UK numbers; Windows doesn't properly s...
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The First Constitutional Fight Over Oil Drilling in the Caribbean Ramps Up in Guyana

Two Guyanese climate activists are taking their nation’s government to court. Late last month, the plaintiffs filed a lawsuit alleging that a deal Guyanese officials struck with Exxon allowing the energy company to expand its oil production off the country’s coast violates their right and the right of future…Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, ExxonMobil, Companies, Standard Oil, Shell, Caribbean, Guyana, Exxon, Countries, Petroleum, Oil Companies, Hess Corporation, Rockefeller Family, Business Finance, Climate Change Denial


How Expensify hacked its way to a robust, scalable tech stack

Take a close look at any ambitious startup and you’ll find pugnacity nestled in its core. Stubbornness and a bullheaded belief in the worth of what a company wants to bring to fruition is often the biggest driver of its success, and the people at such companies also tend to share this quality. So it wouldn’t be too far off the mark to say the people at Expensify are a stubborn lot — to the company’s ultimate benefit. This group of P2P pirates/hackers that set out to build an expense management a...
Tags: Cloud, Enterprise, Finance, Ipo, San Francisco, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, SaaS, Caribbean, Expensify, Visa, David Barrett, Barrett, Akamai, React Native, Bedrock