Category: Dominica News

Cari-go-round: A Perspective on CARICOM

Cari-go-round: A Perspective on CARICOM

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. In the beginning there were three. Then there were two. Now it’s three again. Caricom is like West Indies cricket: you never know when or if it’s coming or going. The region increasingly needs a raft of dedicated and experienced psychologists. This time I’m speaking about candidates for the post of Common­wealth Secretary-General. [...]

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The History and Rituals of Football Part 1

The History and Rituals of Football Part 1

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Historical Commentary. Football or soccer is the most popular sport in Africa. Wherever you travel on that vast continent, you’ll see young boys kicking a ball and while they are having fun, they are also improving their motor skills. Sometimes, the ball is made from old newspapers, string or plastic bags wrapped around a stone. [...]

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Caribbean Knights: Dinner, Dance and Comedy

Caribbean Knights: Dinner, Dance and Comedy

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean Food and Drink 2015 (@CaribbeanTastes) Fairweather Productions, CDM Promotions and CaribDirect  present Caribbean Knights (@CaribbeanKnights) featuring the Freedom Band, comedian Wayne ‘Dibbi’ Rollins  and comedienne Felicity Ethnic  at the newly refurbished Kensington Close Hotel & SPA  on Saturday 11 April 2015. 7pm till 01:00am. DJs in the house Sir Lloyd and Trevor Smith (formerly [...]

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Unsung but not forgotten St Lucian heroes

Unsung but not forgotten St Lucian heroes

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. The Unity of UK St Lucian Associations in association with Robeson Productions present ‘Unsung but not Forgotten Heroes. An interactive and pictorial Lecture Talk presentation first delivered in the British House of Commons on October 7th 2014 by JD Douglas and introduced by Joseph Marcell.

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St Lucia’s Soufriere town tourism is relatively untapped

St Lucia’s Soufriere town tourism is relatively untapped

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Soufriere is not a new player in global tourism; however its challenge is to retain profitability while holding onto a relevant share of visitors who travel near and far to visit a gem nestled in the heart of the Caribbean. As we know, Soufriere has world renowned landmarks, local products and success stories [...]

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Shooting in Barbados like Wild West

Shooting in Barbados like Wild West

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Social commentary. Known primarily for its thriving tourism industry, plenty of sun, great food and soca music, Barbados has had it’s fair share of gun related criminal activity. Recently a local expressed her deep concern about rampant shootings in broad day light, one of which nearly killed her. See video below… Post by Soka Kartel.

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The Life of a Jamaican Shoemaker

The Life of a Jamaican Shoemaker

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Community news. He started working from age 13 with his mother and brother; their trade making footwear. Cyril didn’t like shoe – making but he knew no other trade and had no alternatives. It was family tradition so Cyril had to do it. Auto Mechanics was Cyril’s true passion but the family trade was his [...]

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Jamaican Admiral Bailey arrested on fraud charges

Jamaican Admiral Bailey arrested on fraud charges

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Revered veteran Jamaican entertainer, Glendon Bailey, more popularly known as Admiral Bailey, has been slapped with several fraud-related charges after allegedly using false identity in an attempt to renew his passport. Reports Monday say that at around 10:30 a.m., the musician attended the Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) offices, attempting to renew his passport under the name [...]

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Gayle storm revisits world cricket

Gayle storm revisits world cricket

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

West Indies Cricket. It was a day millions of cricket lovers all over the world were waiting for. West Indies opener Chris Gayle has always been loved for the way he goes about his slaughtering job in a casual way on the ground. But the opener seemed to have lost that Midas touch as runs [...]

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Miss Barbados UK: Who’s your favourite? You Decide

Miss Barbados UK: Who’s your favourite? You Decide

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pageant news. The Miss Barbados UK delegates, revealed last month leave their fate in your hands. The stunning beauty shots of the delegates have been revealed and the People’s Choice voting has commenced. The voting system is taking place via Facebook, where your vote will only be counted once you have liked the Miss Barbados [...]

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