Geographic Collection – Caribbean

  • Remembering Rediffusion: Trinidad

    Remembering Rediffusion: Trinidad

    REDIFFUSION (TRINIDAD) LTD. Maraval Road,   Port of SpainTrinidad.   Tel. 6565 Looking back at Rediffusion Trinidad Radio Trinidad’s Headquarters in Port of Spain 1970’s Rediffusion in Trinidad was a fundamentally …
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  • Barbados Rediffusion: The End of an Era in Broadcasting History

    Barbados Rediffusion: The End of an Era in Broadcasting History

    By IPS Correspondent Terry Ally BRIDGETOWN, Dec 2 1997 (IPS) – When the clock struck midnight Monday, signaling the climax of celebrations of the 31st anniversary of independence in Barbados it also marked the loss of a significant portion of …
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  • About ZIZ Radio

    About ZIZ Radio

    The name ZIZ is not new to St. Kitts. In the mid 1930s the sons of Administrator Douglas Roy Stuart and their friend, Kittitian radio enthusiast Kenneth Mallalieu, applied for permission to conduct experimental commercial broadcasting on the island …
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  • Radio Marti Begins Shortwave DRM Transmissions

    Radio Marti Begins Shortwave DRM Transmissions

    USAGM aims to help drive development of low-cost DRM receivers By Hans JohnsonPublished: April 22, 2020 Radio Marti began Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) shortwave transmissions on Feb. 4. Part of the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), Radio Marti …
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  • Radio Antilles Montserrat 1993 Recording

    Radio Antilles Montserrat 1993 Recording

    930 Radio Antilles – Montserrat West Indies. Recorded at 10:50 AM Saturday January 16, 1993 in Nevis. A short segment sending out greetings to listeners on Montserrat and surrounding islands. Radio Antilles was founded in 1963 and broadcast on …
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  • Radio Belize: George McKesey and old photos from the history of radio in Belize

    Radio Belize: George McKesey and old photos from the history of radio in Belize

    The Ghost of George McKesey Still Haunts Us All! Pinned down in a green and mahogany sofa set near the radio my father made from his own hands in our small but neatly arranged living room, the captivating voice of the Belizean storyteller, George …
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  • Guyana has a rich history in radio

    Guyana has a rich history in radio

    IF any Caribbean or even South American country has had a rich history in radio broadcasting then it has to be our very own Guyana. And from its humble beginnings in the 40’s, radio broadcasting has been building over the past decades leading to the …
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    10 Facts About the History of Radio in Jamaica

    February 13, 2017 Radio is a vital part of Jamaican life. Since the first official broadcast on Radio Jamaica on Monday, July 10, 1950, Jamaican radio has become an increasingly essential avenue for mass education, entertainment and information on a …
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  • Trinidad and Tobago’s First Radio Broadcast

    Trinidad and Tobago’s First Radio Broadcast

    In celebration of Trinidad and Tobago’s Independence, we take a look at T&T’s Firsts. Events in our history that helped shape the nation into what it is today. https://youtu.be/C_FS9enXu5M Published on YouTube by CNC3Television1, August 29th, …
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  • Radio Saint Lucia Closure

    Radio Saint Lucia Closure

    Radio Saint Lucia to officially close by month-end: Fedee By SNO StaffJuly 11, 2017 All formalities and loose ends are expected to be tied by July 31 regarding the closure of the cash-strapped state-owned Radio Saint Lucia (RSL), according to …
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  • Radio Anguilla celebrates station’s 48th anniversary

    Radio Anguilla celebrates station’s 48th anniversary

    ANGUILLA–This year staff at Radio Anguilla are celebrating the 48th Anniversary of the station. On Sunday, April 9, members of staff attended the Palm Sunday service at the St. Gerard’s Catholic Church. The station started during the time of the …
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  • Radio Anguilla: Mother of All Local Radio Stations

    Radio Anguilla: Mother of All Local Radio Stations

    What do Radio Anguilla and the Anguilla Revolution have in common? The answer is: they are inter-related. The broadcasting station, as limited as it had been at its inception, and now set to observe its 48th Anniversary next week, was a critical …
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  • Radio Havana Cuba, 55 Years Broadcasting the Truth to the World

    Radio Havana Cuba, 55 Years Broadcasting the Truth to the World

    Published: Sunday, 24 April 2016 – Written by Radio Havana Cuba Even though the formal inauguration of Radio Havana Cuba did not happen until a few days later, on May First, during a mass rally of Havana residents that filled to capacity the …
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  • ZNS Radio 79th Anniversary Church Service

    ZNS Radio 79th Anniversary Church Service

    Enjoy this YouTube report on the 79th Anniversary celebrations of ZNS Radio: https://youtu.be/RL-3_GRiRfI Published on YouTube by ZNSNetwork, June 1st, 2015…
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  • Retro Radio Dial: 1988 Caribbean AM/SW Radio

    Retro Radio Dial: 1988 Caribbean AM/SW Radio

    Belize, Bermuda, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama Canal Zone, Surinam, Caribbean excluding Cuba, Dominican Republic & Haiti Share your own memories of Caribbean Radio kHz Call/Brand Country Location AM   535 Radio Grenada Grenada St.George’s …
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  • Retro Radio Dial: 1988 Caribbean FM Radio

    Retro Radio Dial: 1988 Caribbean FM Radio

    Belize, Bermuda, French Guiana, Guyana, Surinam, Caribbean excluding Cuba, Dominican Republic & Haiti Share your own memories of Caribbean Radio MHz Call/Brand Country Location FM   88.1 DBC Dominica Broadcasting Service Dominica Roseau …
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  • ZBVI Radio Erects New AM Tower

    ZBVI Radio Erects New AM Tower

    https://youtu.be/-BpR8d0gJzA Published on YouTube by JTV News…
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  • Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Caribbean AM/SW Radio

    Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Caribbean AM/SW Radio

    Barbados, Bermuda, British Guiana, Dutch Guiana, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago but excluding Cuba, Dominican Republic & Haiti Share your own memories of Caribbean Radio …
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  • Farewell to RNW shortwave broadcast from Bonaire

    Farewell to RNW shortwave broadcast from Bonaire

    The Radio Netherlands’ relay station on the Caribbean island of Bonaire lies a few hundred metres off a narrow road. A white patch on a rock is a reminder of the dynamite that was used to make enough room to get the transmitters to the site. …
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  • A brief history of radio in Guyana

    A brief history of radio in Guyana

    By Stabroek News October 28, 2010 The Ovaltine Programme was one of the best-loved children’s radio programmes in Guyana The origin of radio broadcasting in Guyana is located somewhere in the 1920’s and the first evidence of radio is credited to …
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