Loop is the number one source for Caribbean-wide local, regional and global content providing the best coverage of news, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, business, community and events. With our trusted team of journalists working locally in each market, we strive to bring you all the breaking and most up-to-date coverage of events, from a team you can trust.
With over 970,000 downloads to date, Loop currently provides content for 16 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and South Pacific.
Caribbean news has never been so social with Loop’s social and article commenting features meaning users can read, share and shape the stories as they happen. Available on the web and with apps for Android, iPhone and Windows Phone, users can access Loop anytime, anywhere and can get involved by posting stories, videos and photos.
Loop launched in April 2014 in its first three markets (Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and Curacao) on operating systems for BB, Android and iOS devices as well as on the web. It became the Caribbean’s number one news app in the Google Play store and Apple App store within two months of launch. Loop now provides local news in Aruba, Barbados, Bonaire, Cayman, Curacao, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Nauru and Vanuatu.
Meet Our News Team
Yajaira Archibald is Loop’s Content Manager for Barbados and has over seven years’ experience in multimedia and multilingual communication. Formerly the managing editor at a national newspaper, she has covered from news and current affairs to lifestyle and entertainment.
Zazeannah Walker is a Content Coordinator at Trend Media. There is no limit to what she enjoys learning about and with her background in sociology and political science, she sees the world from many perspectives. Politics, sports, entertainment or lifestyle – once it’s happening in her native Barbados or anywhere else across the globe, she wants to know and share it with Loop’s audience.
Kerri Gooding has over five years’ experience in media, previously reporting for the country’s oldest newspaper. The Linguistics and Psychology graduate has covered a range of news topics including politics, education, health, business and culture, with a special interest in community issues and entertainment.
Torian Smith is well versed in effectively using different media to convey a message. The entertainer and singer/songwriter has extensive experience as a contributing writer and video host for a youth and entertainment-oriented online magazine. He brings his enthusiasm and passion for communication to his role as the Face of Loop in Barbados.