These podcasts are some of the radio shows produced and aired on Voice of the Caribbean Radio. Voice of the Caribbean (VOC Radio) is a Caribbean radio station designed exclusively for Caribbean listeners in the Diaspora and around the region who desire to stay in tuned to all things Caribbean. We specialize in news and current affairs, sports and entertainment. We provide original programs and programs produced by our partners around the region. VOC Radio is owned and operated by Palm Branch Media, a media production and consulting company based in St. Kitts and Nevis.
We speak to former government minister, now social commentator Dwyer Astaphan about the need to diversify the economy in light of COVID-19 and why he supported the Labour Party ahead of the St. Kitts and Nevis elections.
We talk politics in today's edition of Let's Talk St. Kitts and Nevis as we look at the latest political developments in St. Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Jamaica. Our guest is political analyst Peter Wickham.
In this episode we discuss the impact of COVID-19 on re-opening of our borders and what the authorities should do when catering to tourists in a COVID environment. We also speak to Sound Engineer Azem Bailey on the impact of the pandemic on the entertainment sector.
The pandemic shown up the inabilities of St. Kitts and Nevis and the wider Caribbean as it relates the digital economy? And we hear from journalist and commentator Jerry George of St. Vincent and the Grenadines on his views of the LIAT situation.
Prime Minister Gaston Browne speaks about the impending demise of LIAT and what should happen next. We also hear from former Chief Medical Officer Dr. Patrick Martin on why St. Kitts and Nevis no longer need a state of emergency as it relates to COVID-19.
On this edition we speak to former Chief Medical Officer Dr. Patrick Martin on COVID-19 response recommendations. We get an update on COVID-19 Response in Jamaica and Guyana and we speak to a journalist for an update on the election recount in Guyana.
We continued talks on COVID-19. We speak to former coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Carl Herbert on what he would recommend to improve the national response to the Pandemic. Former government minister Dwyer Astaphan also offers his analysis on the COVID-19 response.
On this edition, we get perspectives of various persons from St. Kitts and Nevis, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and St. Vincent and the Grenadines on how each country is responding to the fight against COVID-19.
Political pollster Peter Wickham talks with host Andre Huie on politics in the Caribbean including St. Kitts and Nevis. Hear his views on the two main political leaders contesting the elections and a look at politics in Guyana, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Jamaica.
Let's Talk St. Kitts and Nevis looks back at the year 2019 in Caribbean current affairs. The reduction of crime in St. Kitts and Nevis, the Dominica elections and economic progress in Jamaica were the main stories we looked at.
Investigative journalism in the Caribbean and the launch of the Caribbean Investigative Journalism Network (CIJN -
the region’s first non-profit investigative news website), is the main topic on this edition of Let's Talk St. Kitts and Nevis. Host Andre Huie speaks to Ms. Kiran Maharaj, Co-Founder of CIJN to talk about the network and the state of journalism in the Caribbean.
The Dominica election is the main discussion point for this edition of Let's Talk St. Kitts and Nevis. We hear analysis on the outcome of the election and where Dominica goes from here, especially in the aftermath of a violent lead up to the elections.
A company that transforms lives while giving you the opportunity to be financially independent. That was the focal point of this edition of Let’s Talk St. Kitts and Nevis. We spoke to two entrepreneurs Justin Frazier aka J-Rock and Nick Frazier about their efforts to have a global impact on communities and countries around the world.
The political thermometer is heating up in St. Kitts and Nevis as general election looms. We discuss all things politics with political analyst Peter Wickham as he speaks extensively about the overseas voters and the state of affairs of St. Kitts and Nevis politics.
The Caribbean Court of Justice, shady lawyers and free law clinic are some of the topics discussed on the latest edition of Let’s Talk St. Kitts and Nevis with Attorney Talibah Byron, as she speaks about Law Week which begins on November 16. Click to listen on demand.
With the raging debate on the cost of crime in St. Kitts and Nevis and whether criminals are being paid to keep the peace, we speak to Dr. Clive Dottin, an activist against crime and violence in Trinidad and Tobago, to shed light on the causes of crime in his home country and by extension the rest of the Caribbean. We also get his views on whether criminals should be paid to keep the peace.
Young Kitittian businessman Janeel Boon is hosting his first leadership conference LEES (the Leadership Empowerment and Educational Source) on September 16, 2019. On this edition, he speaks about the conference and the importance of networking.
Are gospel artists today compromising their message in the name of being relevant? Hear what Jamaican Gospel artist Oneil Campbell had to say on the issue including what motivates him to sing gospel music. Plus hear music from 1k Phew, Bizzle and Di Anointed Vale and more. Are gospel artists today compromising their message in the name of being relevant? Hear what Jamaican Gospel artist Oneil Campbell had to say on the issue including what motivates him to sing gospel music. Plus hear music from 1k Phew, Bizzle and Di Anointed Vale and more.
It's new music week on The JIFE Music Show. On this episode we feature new music from Nigel Lopez, Di Anointed Vale and Soné among others. Plus, we feature some of the best interviews we had on the show since the start of 2019.
Trinidad and Tobago Gospel Soca Legend Jadee speaks with us about his journey from a secular artists to becoming one of the legendary Soca Gospel artists today. Hear his views on whether or not gospel artists should have their music featured on secular radio stations and the challenges he faced in the early days of his gospel career. Plus we have another new track from DJ Nicholas and a single from new female Christian Hip Hop artist signed to God Over Money Records.
In this vibrant discussion, Sound engineer Azem Bailey and media intern Dalkeith James both reviewed the St. Kitts Music Festival 2019. We even spoke about the controversy surrounding the comments by Farmer Nappy regarding not being able to use a band at the St. Kitts Music Festival.
The Basseterre High School, the Alki David Saga and the missing elements of the Cannabis legislation are focal points on this edition of Let’s Talk St. Kitts and Nevis. We speak to former government minister Dwyer Astaphan on these salient points .
What does a pretty face girl has any business doing Dancehall gospel? That has been the experience of Kary Diamond, our artist of the week on The JIFE Music Show. Hear her tell her story in this episode, plus hear music from Bizzle, 1K Phew, Samuel Medas and more.
Michael Raymond from Trinidad and Tobago speaks to us about his music career and where he is heading. Plus, we start the show with three songs of different genres but the same title: Act Like You Know."
New York gospel artist Jay Jay speaks to host Andre Huie on his fledgling music career and why he decided to move from being just a producer to a gospel artist. Plus hear new music from Hip Hop artist Bizzle in response to the secular track Devil's Work from Joyner Lucas and other artists.
We interview Ras Sankofa, who recently won a court case against the government which allows him to use marijuana as a religious rite in the privacy of his home. This is in light of the tabling of the Cannabis Bill in the St. Kitts and Nevis.
In light of International Press Freedom Day on May 3 and a report from Reporters without Borders on the state of journalism in the Caribbean, we delved into that issue with two experienced journalists. Host Andre Huie spoke to Garfield Burford of ABS TV and Radio in Antigua and Barbuda and Clive Bacchus of WINN FM in St. Kitts.
Dr. Patrick Martin, former Chief Medical Officer speaks to Andre Huie on the state of the food industry and why it is important for St. Kitts and Nevis and other Caribbean countries to increase local production of wholesome foods.
Now with his own record label and production company Di Anointed Vale talks about life after being on the JIFE Music Record label and his plans for his upcoming sophomore album The Collab. Plus we feature some Dancehall and reggae gospel from RB Records in Jamaica and a brand new reggae track from St. Lucian gospel artist Emrand Henry.
Veteran media personality from St. Vincent and the Grenadines Jerry George speak about the recent saga involving Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. He also provided his candid view on Dr. Harris' response to the allegations of nepotism, what is happening in Venezuela and how this impacts the Caribbean and even touches a bit on LIAT.
Azem Bailey, a sound engineer and musician speaks about the state of the entertainment and creative industry in St. Kitts and Nevis. Is it being taken seriously? What are some of the challenges and what must be done to help improve the state of the industry? Hear more in this enlightening conversation with Mr. Bailey.
In this episode we speak to Cricket Operations Manager for the Leeward Islands Cricket Board Vernon Springer who speaks about the recent election of Richard Skerritt as President of Cricket West Indies and what this means for the future of the sport in the Caribbean.
Will the recent ruling in the diplomatic passport case involving opposition leader Dr. Denzil Douglas have an impact politically? Andre Huie interviews political pollster Peter Wickham to find out, on this edition of Let's Talk St. Kitts and Nevis.
The political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela takes center stage on this episode. Our guest is Garfield Burford, a journalist with ABS TV in Antigua. He was one of a few Caribbean journalists, including our host Andre Huie who visited Venezuela to get a view of what is happening on the ground as the country endures an economic, political and humanitarian crisis.
We talk African history in this episode in light of Black History Month February 2019. Our guest is Pan Africanist Ras Kalonji who speaks about the importance of persons of African heritage knowing their history. He also delves into the intricacies of reparations.