first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppThe Caribbean Hall of Fame has accepted Magnetic Media’s nomination of Ronnie Butler, ‘The Godfather of Bahamian Music’ into its list of 2014 Nominees. Ronnie, hailed for his vocal ability and comical stylings and unparalleled gift of telling the Bahamian story, in song, is listed among Grammy Award winning artist Shaggy and global Reggae giants like Beenie Man and Taurus Riley in the music category.The foundation explained that hundreds of Caribbean nationals have been recommended for nomination; the legendary Ronnie Butler among those breaking through to make the final list. Executive Director- Mr. Garnett Reid, this will be the “Caribbean Grammy”, this organization is the only one of its kind within the Caribbean which stages such an event. We are calling on other Caribbean Nations to support this International Event. It’s a Red Carpet Affair.”Ronnie Butler, now 77, has been churning out Bahamian hit songs like “Burma Road”, “Oh Look What you Do”, and “Bahama Rock” for over six decades. Butler’s song and singing of “Married Man”, was featured in Tyler Perry’s ‘Why Did I get Married Too’, which was filmed in The Bahamas. Turquoise Morning, the flagship, three time Telly Award winning TV show of Magnetic Media will pay tribute to the music legend ahead of the event in a week long series. Host of the show, Deandrea Hamilton, who is a tremendous fan of ‘Sir Ronnie’ said filming begins next week.The announcement of winners ceremony is set for October 25, 2014 in Jamaica. Related Items:caribbean hall of fame, ronnie butler RONNIE IS READY UNESCO Sponsors the 2014 Caribbean Hall of Fame Recommended for you Official Presentation of Ronnie Butler’s Caribbean Hall of Fame Award Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

first_img Recommended for you TCI Premier & Governor gives “all-clear” after Hurricane Irma Related Items:crown, crown land, government, land, Tci, turks and caicos Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppThe Turks and Caicos needs to change the way Crown Land is given, especially to natives and in a private members motion during a recent House of Assembly meeting, Sharlene Robinson reminded the PNP Government side of a promise to unite to see the current laws changed. “…this legislation when passed was offensive to many and while we understand the background of alleged abuse, misuse and mismanagement of land, we continue to find bits of the legislation offensive and an affront to the people and the would be investor,” said Hon Robinson.Robinson is talking about the crude selection process which is basically a lottery, where names are placed in a jar and the one selected wins the opportunity to buy the property up for grabs; she gave an example. “A whopping 500 plus applicants were said to have applied and following a screening process, the numbers were reduced to about 321 for 36 lots. The names were placed in a container and persons were invited to draw names.” Back-up names were also drawn according to Robinson in this account and each applicant had to pay a fee of $100 for a chance. The PDM side voted to see the motion made into an official commitment, after their leader explained to the House , “this Mr Speaker is a raffle and gamble and our people deserve better! We believe the ability to own land, a home or a business is an empowerment tool and to continue on this path is nothing short of insulting and inhibiting.”The motion was seconded by Wheeland Member, Hon Delroy Williams. Three PNP Ministers were said to have abstained in the vote. Hurricane Hit Territories Labelled “Too Wealthy” for British Aid Happy Hours All Weekend at Outback Steakhouselast_img read more