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  • Caribbean Christmas Barrel Concessions

    Caribbean Christmas Barrel Concessions

    It’s time to know the concessions announced for barrels coming to the Caribbean this Christmas. Visit each island’s government portals for updates. St. Kitts and Nevis’ concessions were mentioned in a statement by Prime Minister Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris on December 6, where he confirmed duty-free concessions on the importation of barrels and boxes […]

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    | December 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Pregnancy & Training

    Pregnancy & Training

    Delia Dolor’s guest on The Dolor Factor this week is Personal Trainer and Fitness Blogger Carly Rowena. She decided to become a personal trainer after being unsure of what direction she wanted her career to take. It was through her YouTube channel and online community that she realised her passion for fitness. While she never […]

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    | December 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Name That Voice 64

    Name That Voice 64

    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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    | December 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • St Kitts & Nevis Double Salary

    St Kitts & Nevis Double Salary

    In a Statement by Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister o St. Kitts and Nevis on Thursday, December 6, 2018 major changes were announced. The following is quoted from the Statement: The Poverty Alleviation Programme (PAP) will be launched on December 21st, 2018 when the initial payment of $500 will be made to the […]

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    | December 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Christmas Fur

    Christmas Fur

    As you get ready for Christmas parties, how about having a fun faux fur clutch? It’s golden handle and chain crossbody strap holds your own special shine to the season. While you’re out spending money on others, how about treating yourself? It also makes a great gift. Check it on solesociety.com

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    | December 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Name That Voice 63

    Name That Voice 63

    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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    | December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Murder She Wrote in Violin

    Murder She Wrote in Violin

    Talented Jamaican musician plays ‘Murder She Wrote’ on violin…Who says Caribbeans are not talented enough to play some of the world’s most complicated instruments…?

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    | December 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Featured Videos

Featured Videos
  • Jus’ Caribbean Drinks Show
    Jus’ Caribbean Drinks Show

    Caribbean drinks producers showcased in London at Imbibe Trade show

  • 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 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

Caribbean Christmas Barrel Concessions

Caribbean Christmas Barrel Concessions

It’s time to know the concessions announced for barrels coming to the Caribbean this Christmas. Visit each island’s government portals for updates. St. Kitts and Nevis’ concessions were mentioned in a statement by Prime Minister Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris on December 6, where he confirmed duty-free concessions on the importation of barrels and boxes […]

Pregnancy & Training

Pregnancy & Training

Delia Dolor’s guest on The Dolor Factor this week is Personal Trainer and Fitness Blogger Carly Rowena. She decided to become a personal trainer after being unsure of what direction she wanted her career to take. It was through her YouTube channel and online community that she realised her passion for fitness. While she never […]

Name That Voice 64

Name That Voice 64

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? […]

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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Remain Positive with Terminal Cancer

Remain Positive with Terminal Cancer

| December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Delia Dolor’s guest on Colourful Radio this week is Carol Coombes O.B.E. Carol is managing a terminal cancer. Due to her personal beliefs and being allergic to pain relief, Carol is not receiving chemotherapy and radiotherapy. This means that she does not have regular clinical support from doctors and nurses. Instead, she focuses on researching […]

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Jamaican Gyal joins CAMTRADEUK Directory

Jamaican Gyal joins CAMTRADEUK Directory

| December 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Up and coming online Jamaican business, Jamaican Gyal has registered as one of Caribbean Atlantic Marketplace’s PRO members. Check out their profile here: http://camtradeuk.com/jamaican-gyal. Join today for great benefits and opportunities to link with thousands of UK and Caribbean businesses. Registration is FREE! CAMTRADEUK is the abbreviation of Caribbean Atlantic Marketplace international business directory.  

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CARICOM must be active on HAITI

CARICOM must be active on HAITI

| December 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Haiti continues to be an unsettled country politically.  Demonstrations against successive governments have become almost normal, and so too, tragically, are the deaths associated with them. No one should be surprised at the continuous unrest in Haiti.  It has been an impoverished country for too long, and it has been exploited by external forces and mismanaged by […]

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Caribbean Tourism’s Stakeholders Protect Coral Reefs

Caribbean Tourism’s Stakeholders Protect Coral Reefs

| December 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Caribbean team on assignment in Punta Cana this month. MIAMI (November 28, 2018) – Recognizing the environmental and economic value of healthy coral reefs, and the dangers posed by warmer oceans and more intense hurricanes, a group of tourism-focused organizations have joined forces to help protect and regenerate Caribbean reefs. The nonprofit Tourism Cares, […]

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A Gentleman’s Ambition

A Gentleman’s Ambition

| November 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

My guest on The Dolor Factor this week is entrepreneur Jourdon Ferdinand. A Computer Information Systems graduate from New Orleans, Jourdon founded menswear and motivational development brand Gentleman’s Ambition in 2014. Jourdan built his brand upon the pillars of respect, etiquette and ambition. By promoting positive aspects of a gentleman, he aims to give young […]

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Name That Voice 62

Name That Voice 62

| November 25, 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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Coping with the OECD reality

Coping with the OECD reality

| November 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Demands of the rich man’s club, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), have once again created disarray in the Caribbean. It is a disarray to which Caribbean countries have contributed by their lack of a common and strong political response to the many impositions by the OECD on the global financial sector since […]

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NFL Alumni Partners with Health City Cayman Islands

NFL Alumni Partners with Health City Cayman Islands

| November 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: MOUNT LAUREL, New Jersey (November 20, 2018) – NFL Alumni (NFLA) today announced a partnership with Health City Cayman Islands, a world-class tertiary care medical facility founded by renowned cardiac surgeon Dr. Devi Shetty. Health City is only the second hospital in the Caribbean to receive accreditation by Joint Commission International, and provides […]

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Christmas Gift Guide 1

Christmas Gift Guide 1

| November 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

With Christmas coming, I thought I’d offer a few gift suggestions. Some of them have to be ordered online so don’t take too much time deciding. Think of it this way, if you buy as soon as you can, then that’s one less stressful thing on your plate! You could buy a security camera that […]

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Britain in Brexit chaos

Britain in Brexit chaos

| November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

It is hard to avoid the conclusion that the United Kingdom, a once clear minded and largely unified nation, is engaged in a process of self-harm over the issue of Brexit. So great have the irreconcilable political divisions become, that potentially under threat are the Union that brings Scotland and Northern Ireland together with England […]

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Virgin Islands Party Politics

Virgin Islands Party Politics

| November 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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St Lucia’s Health System Strengthening Project

St Lucia’s Health System Strengthening Project

| November 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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Name That Voice 61

Name That Voice 61

| November 18, 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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Check this Coat

Check this Coat

| November 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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Here For You

Here For You

| November 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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India sweep T20 series vs West Indies

India sweep T20 series vs West Indies

| November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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Name That Voice 60

Name That Voice 60

| November 11, 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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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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