Category: Dominica News

Cricket is a dangerous game, says Lara on Hughes’ accident

Cricket is a dangerous game, says Lara on Hughes’ accident

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sports news. Two days ago West Indian batting great Brian Lara has joined thousands to pray for injured Australian batsman Phil Hughes’ speedy recovery but feels cricket is a “dangerous game” and there is always an “element of risk” in the game. Insisting that the whole of the cricketing world is praying for Hughes, Lara [...]

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The Commonwealth’s battle for relevance

The Commonwealth’s battle for relevance

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Commonwealth news. Where is the Commonwealth these days? The multi-lateral organisation of nations who are bound together by similar colonial past as colonies under British rule has lost its sparkle and it’s rarely heard of these days. It led the way in the 1970s and 1980s in galvanizing international interest and support for the cause [...]

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Experts develop regional conservation measures for queen conch

Experts develop regional conservation measures for queen conch

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The queen conch is a large mollusc harvested for food and found throughout the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico Caribbean news. Panama city, 20 November 2014 – Some 50 experts and national authorities of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) representing 23 governments and international and [...]

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Guyana: Police commander’s rape stance causes protests

Guyana: Police commander’s rape stance causes protests

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Several local Rights Groups last week, Wednesday, November 19 protested outside the Brickdam Police Station where the Office of Police ‘A’ Division Commander Clifton Hicken is housed. Calls were mounted for the Divisional Commander to issue an apology for statements he made in relation to rape earlier this week and if not, then [...]

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Jamaica: Degree – the new High School Diploma?

Jamaica: Degree – the new High School Diploma?

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

A group of 26 young people were awarded with a job that pays low 5 figures. 24 of those young people have degrees or in the process of getting a degree ranging from Education to Information Technology. 5 of these young professionals graduated from university 2 years ago and have not been able to acquire [...]

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Caribbean banks embrace CAB Conference

Caribbean banks embrace CAB Conference

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. CaribPR Wire, CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Monday November 24, 2014: The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) successfully completed its 41st Conference and Annual General Meeting in Grenada from 12-15th November.  As a primary objective, CAB provides a forum that enables members to solve their common challenges through understanding, education and co-operation. The conference, held under the theme – [...]

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George Padmore Institute Christmas fundraising event

George Padmore Institute Christmas fundraising event

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Community news. You are invited to come and support the George Padmore Institute GPI at our annual fund raising Christmas lunch. New Beacon Books will be open on the day. Delicious food and Christmas atmosphere . It is also chance to meet new people and old friends. Your support and funds will be greatly appreciated [...]

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Trinidadian author Ian McDonald to be honoured

Trinidadian author Ian McDonald to be honoured

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Dr Ian McDonald, author of the novel The Humming–Bird Tree, is to be inducted as a Distinguished Friend of Mr Biswas at a ceremony to be held at the National Library on November 28. Distinguished Friends of Mr Biswas are elected from among West Indian artists, particularly writers, and from international scholars working [...]

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CRBM – Diversity Matters seminar

CRBM – Diversity Matters seminar

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. In keeping with CaribDirect’s tradition of providing entertaining and informative events, we are delighted to announce the new Caribbean reflections in British media – Diversity matters seminar, sponsored by CaribBe TV. Stemming from the Caribbean (in)visibility on British Television and Cinema seminar last December, this seminar will report on the outcomes and successes [...]

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The Relationship between Arabs and Afrikans V

The Relationship between Arabs and Afrikans V

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Community news. The rest is history and the Darfur genocide in which more than 2.3 million people have been displaced and hundreds of thousands murdered, kidnapped and raped is a convincing example of Arab racism against Afrikans. Why do Arabs hate Blacks? That question was thrown at me when I asked for ideas about what [...]

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