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  • Virgin Islands Party Politics

    Virgin Islands Party Politics

    In twenty years, the state of Virgin Islands politics has never seen the flux and flow it sees today. In the past twenty years, the Two Party System has governed the political landscape. Two party politics has been a static and immovable beast. Two- Party Rule has defined general elections, defied attempts by independent candidates […]

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    | November 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • St Lucia’s Health System Strengthening Project

    St Lucia’s Health System Strengthening Project

    PRESS RELEASE The Government of Saint Lucia is embarking on a Health System Strengthening Project to improve the accessibility, efficiency and responsiveness of key health services.The project has four components and Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, and External Affairs Honourable Allen Chastanet, explained to the House of Assembly that each […]

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    | November 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Name That Voice 61

    Name That Voice 61

    Delia invites you to guess the name of the voice you hear in Name That Voice! It could be someone recently in the news, a celebrity, even a cartoon character. The names of everyone who supplied the correct answer will be noted and Delia will periodically select someone to experience something with her…Are you game? […]

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    | November 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Check this Coat

    Check this Coat

    Give winter some colour with this gorgeous double-breasted check coat, with a faux fur lapel collar. It can make a statement for a night on the town, especially with some high-heeled boots. How about wedged boots or flats when meeting friends, or over jeans and a casual top? 46% Polyester, 39% Acrylic, and lined, it’s […]

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    | November 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Here For You

    Here For You

    CaribDirect always aims to bring you news from the Caribbean, news from people who love the Caribbean who live in the UK, and worldwide. Conversing with people who use CaribDirect, I realised that they like the tidbits I offer that acknowledge where I got the information from, which I do most of the time. So […]

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    | November 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • India sweep T20 series vs West Indies

    India sweep T20 series vs West Indies

    In the end it ended the way it was expected as India won the Twenty20 series 3-0 against West Indies by winning the last match at Chennai in South India by six wickets. It was a dominating show by the hosts who thrashed the Windies 2-0 in the Test series, then bagged the One-Day International […]

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    | November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Name That Voice 60

    Name That Voice 60

    Delia invites you to guess the name of the voice you hear in Name That Voice! It could be someone recently in the news, a celebrity, even a cartoon character. The names of everyone who supplied the correct answer will be noted and Delia will periodically select someone to experience something with her…Are you game? […]

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    | November 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

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    Jus’ Caribbean Drinks Show

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    Jamaican PM Holness speaks with Britain’s PM Theresa May

    Jamaican PM Holness speaks with Britain’s PM Theresa May

  • Jamaican PM Holness speaks with ITV about deportations
    Jamaican PM Holness speaks with ITV about deportations

    Jamaican PM Holness speaks with ITV about deportations

Delia's Escapades

St Lucia’s Health System Strengthening Project

St Lucia’s Health System Strengthening Project

PRESS RELEASE The Government of Saint Lucia is embarking on a Health System Strengthening Project to improve the accessibility, efficiency and responsiveness of key health services.The project has four components and Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, and External Affairs Honourable Allen Chastanet, explained to the House of Assembly that each […]

Name That Voice 61

Name That Voice 61

Delia invites you to guess the name of the voice you hear in Name That Voice! It could be someone recently in the news, a celebrity, even a cartoon character. The names of everyone who supplied the correct answer will be noted and Delia will periodically select someone to experience something with her…Are you game? […]

Check this Coat

Check this Coat

Give winter some colour with this gorgeous double-breasted check coat, with a faux fur lapel collar. It can make a statement for a night on the town, especially with some high-heeled boots. How about wedged boots or flats when meeting friends, or over jeans and a casual top? 46% Polyester, 39% Acrylic, and lined, it’s […]

Caribbean Political Insights

Maintaining independence: the imperative of diplomacy

Maintaining independence: the imperative of diplomacy

Except at time of crisis, many countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) credit their foreign ministries and their embassies or high commissions abroad with little value. Yet, diplomacy, which is the work of foreign ministries and their overseas missions, is the only instrument available to Caribbean states to further their national interests in an international […]

CARICOM skin in the game

CARICOM skin in the game

Haiti’s current fiscal problems that led to four days of riots setting back the country’s already fragile economic and political stability, have implications for Caribbean Community and Common Market countries (CARICOM) that cannot be ignored. If economic and social conditions continue to deteriorate the flight of Haitians seeking refuge in other countries will intensify, and […]

CARICOM Summit needs to excite the people’s imagination

CARICOM Summit needs to excite the people’s imagination

I wish I could say that “all eyes are on the CARICOM Heads of Government meeting to be held from 4 to 6 July in Jamaica”.  But, CARICOM events have long since ceased to hold excitement for the people of the 15-member community. They hardly get a glance these days. The prospects CARICOM once had of fostering a […]

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Renew your subscription with CaribDirect.Com

Renew your subscription with CaribDirect.Com

| April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dear valued reader, the time has come for CaribDirect.com to re-brand in an effort to add greater value to our offering thereby increasing your visitor experience on the website. As a result we are scrapping the website and rebuilding it with a brand new theme and database in a couple of weeks. In order that […]

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Patti Boulaye on The Dolor Factor

Patti Boulaye on The Dolor Factor

| November 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Delia’s guest on The Dolor Factor this week is Patti Boulaye OBE, a singer, actress and founder of Support for Africa. She grew up in Nigeria, surviving the Biafra war before moving to the UK at sixteen. She had decided to become a nun, but ended up in an audition for the musical, Hair, and […]

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Record Caribbean Cruise Tourism Expenditures

Record Caribbean Cruise Tourism Expenditures

| November 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

FLORIDA-CARIBBEAN CRUISE ASSOCIATION Study Reveals Record Cruise Tourism Expenditures in the Caribbean and Latin America, $3.36 Billion and Nearly 79,000 Jobs Generated During the 2017-18 Cruise Year. New study finds that cruise tourism and the 29.6 million passenger and crew onshore visits throughout 36 Caribbean and Latin American destinations directly generated a record $3.36 billion […]

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A Caribbean Secretary-General for the OAS

A Caribbean Secretary-General for the OAS

| November 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s time for a Caribbean Secretary-General of the Organisation of American States. Over the last 70 years, since its formation, the OAS has had 10 Secretaries-General and one Acting Secretary-General.   None have come from the Caribbean even though Caribbean countries started being members of the Organisation from its inception in 1948 (Haiti and the Dominican Republic), […]

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Savvy Corporate Planners joins CAMTRADEUK

Savvy Corporate Planners joins CAMTRADEUK

| November 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Professional business consultants Savvy Corporate Planners have signed up as PRO members on Caribbean Atlantic Marketplace. Check out there profile here: http://camtradeuk.com/businessdetail/138 Join today for great benefits and opportunities to link with thousands of UK and Caribbean businesses: @caribdirect

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Name That Voice 59

Name That Voice 59

| November 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Delia invites you to guess the name of the voice you hear in Name That Voice! It could be someone recently in the news, a celebrity, even a cartoon character. The names of everyone who supplied the correct answer will be noted and Delia will periodically select someone to experience something with her…Are you game? […]

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Charity Climbers

Charity Climbers

| November 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

My guests on The Dolor Factor this week are father and daughter Gary and Lola House, from Poole in Dorset. Keen mountain climbers, they completed the Welsh 3000 challenge, climbing 15 mountains within 24 hours! They hiked all 15 mountains in 21 and a half hours, making Lola, who is 10 years old, the youngest person […]

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Want To Know How Long You’ll Live?

Want To Know How Long You’ll Live?

| November 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Whether you believe the response you get or not, this quick online test, does make you think about your lifespan. I tried the test recently that states over 1.9 millions people have taken on the NHS OneYou website which helps you to discover your ‘heart age’. Healthy Food Guide magazine reports that the test revealed: […]

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Sod turned for Dr. Sir Simeon Daniel Museum

Sod turned for Dr. Sir Simeon Daniel Museum

| November 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

The federation’s fourth National Hero, The Rt. Excellent Dr. Sir Simeon Daniel, is being honoured by his family with a museum showcasing his life, work and contributions to St. Kitts and Nevis. Dr. Daniel, who was the first Premier of Nevis, was described by many as a dedicated and hardworking Nevisian who put country and […]

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The Archway Guesthouse joins CAMTRADEUK Directory

The Archway Guesthouse joins CAMTRADEUK Directory

| October 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

The award winning Archway Guesthouse of the Lake District has registered as one of the Caribbean Atlantic Marketplace (CAMTRADEUK) PRO members. Check out there profile here: Join today for great benefits and opportunities to link with thousands of UK and Caribbean businesses: http://camtradeuk.com/businessdetail/139

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Gary Butte’s Showing

Gary Butte’s Showing

| October 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’ve known Gary for many years now, and have always wanted to visit his exhibitions, and at long last, I’ll be able to visit in November in Saint Lucia, although I’m sad to miss the Opening Night. Tell your family in Saint Lucia about it so they can experience the exhibition and the gallery. A […]

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CCJ Dismiss Titan International Securities $22 Million Claim

CCJ Dismiss Titan International Securities $22 Million Claim

| October 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Belize based firm, Titan International Securities, have lost their multi-million dollar fight following the Caribbean Court of Justice’s (CCJ) dismissal of their claim. In September 2014, Titan’s offices were involved in a search and seizure government operation. Titan claims they were left with significant losses as a result of the operation and therefore sought $22 million in […]

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7 Types of Queens Kings Desire Movie

7 Types of Queens Kings Desire Movie

| October 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Funny, witty, and sexy 7 Types of Queens, Kings Desire the movie is going to have you in tears of laughter. Good ol’ fashion humor with a powerful message.  For those who have followed the Kings & Queens Book Tour events in 2017 then this film project isn’t a surprise. This is a short romantic comedy film […]

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Overcoming fear: key to Belize’s future

Overcoming fear: key to Belize’s future

| October 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the introduction to his quite remarkable new book on the long-running Guatemalan claim to Belize, the author, Assad Shoman, makes the riveting comment that “Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but not to their own facts”. He is right to make this statement because protagonists in territorial claims, particularly the ones with the […]

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Call for Saint Lucians to Nominate their Heroes

Call for Saint Lucians to Nominate their Heroes

| October 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

As Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister Honourable Allen M. Chastanet addressed the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours recipients on Thursday October 25th 2018 at Government House, he also took the opportunity to call on all Saint Lucians to nominate heroes in their community for National Awards. The Order of Saint Lucia nomination process is now open and will […]

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Children and Alcoholics

Children and Alcoholics

| October 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

My guest on The Dolor Factor is Hilary Henriques MBE. She is the co-founder of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACOA). The organization provides information, advice and support for everyone affected by a parent’s drinking. Imagine hearing this…”It was all hidden, my mum was the classic secret drinker, the Jekyll and Hyde. What […]

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Name That Voice 58

Name That Voice 58

| October 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Delia invites you to guess the name of the voice you hear in Name That Voice! It could be someone recently in the news, a celebrity, even a cartoon character. The names of everyone who supplied the correct answer will be noted and Delia will periodically select someone to experience something with her…Are you game? […]

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OECS supports Caribbean Women in Green Innovation

OECS supports Caribbean Women in Green Innovation

| October 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — Thirty female entrepreneurs from the OECS had the opportunity to participate in the Caribbean Women in Business Green Innovation Bootcamp – an intense three-day workshop that provided participants with the skills needed to develop and launch an environmentally sustainable business. Grant funding was awarded to three teams with the most […]

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Outstanding Saint Lucians Honoured at Investiture Ceremony

Outstanding Saint Lucians Honoured at Investiture Ceremony

| October 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

26 October 2018 Press Release As Prime Minister Honourable Allen M. Chastanet addressed the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours recipients on Thursday October 25th 2018 at Government House, he called the outstanding citizens heroes in their own right. “I look around this morning and I see devoted educators who have helped shape the minds of generations, […]

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