Category: Dominica News

The New Bank of BRICS: What’s in it for small economies?

The New Bank of BRICS: What’s in it for small economies?

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. It is news that should awaken the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from their complacent attitude toward developing countries.   It is also news that should confirm to the G20 that what used to be the G7 – a group of the seven industrialised nations – no longer controls the world’s [...]

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Is immigration good or bad?

Is immigration good or bad?

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Community news. Immigration has always been a hot topic for discussion in Britain, since the ‘’rivers of blood speech’’ by Enoch Powell (former MP); but even more so now than before, because of the majority’s attitude towards immigrants. But what is surprising, is the fact that the British seems to have forgotten about their history [...]

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Virtual discussion on Human Imagination

Virtual discussion on Human Imagination

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. The online Community of Practice (CoP) of the Inter-American Competitiveness Network (RIAC) and the Americas Competitiveness Forum (ACF) is launching a Virtual Discussion on The Human Imagination, Innovation and Competitiveness in the Caribbean: Small State Challenges and Opportunities, commencing on Tuesday July 15, 2014. The discussion will run until August 3, 2014, and [...]

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Machel Montano to perform at Scala on Monday

Machel Montano to perform at Scala on Monday

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. World renown Machel Montano is to perform at the famous Scala venue in Kings Cross London on Monday 21st July 201. Machel Montano is a Trinidadian soca singer, record producer and songwriter. He is the frontman of the popular soca band The HD Family, and is noted for his high energy, fast-paced, and [...]

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BVI Governor unlawfully deports Kittitian native

BVI Governor unlawfully deports Kittitian native

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. The government is to further compensate a native of St. Kitts and Nevis who has won his legal battle to remain in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), where he is married to a native and has children. The move to have Tova King deported came after he, just over a month after arriving [...]

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Traditions in African Guyanese childcare practices

Traditions in African Guyanese childcare practices

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Community news. When enslaved people were transported to the Caribbean and America’s during the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade, they took with them their cultural beliefs and practices. Various customs that make up the African Guyanese culture have their roots in West African traditions that survived, despite efforts to stamp out all forms of African cultural [...]

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Caribbean Export Awards €2.9 Million to Firms

Caribbean Export Awards €2.9 Million to Firms

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Bridgetown, BARBADOS, July 14, 2014.  The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) has announced the awarding of BBD 8,081,874.06 (€2,992,287) to firms and Business Support Organisations (BSOs) across the region via their flagship programme the Direct Assistance Grant Scheme (DAGS) as part of the Regional Private Sector Development Programme (RPSDP) funded by the [...]

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Prominent Black lawyer jailed for fraud

Prominent Black lawyer jailed for fraud

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Community news. One of Britain’s top black lawyers was today jailed for stealing £75,000 from his clients to prop up his diamond business. Michael Webster, 49, took tens of thousands of pounds from the client account of his firm Webster Dixon LLP, which made history as first company founded by black lawyers in the City [...]

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Stephen Migan joins CIBN Membership

Stephen Migan joins CIBN Membership

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. CaribDirect International Business Network (CIBN) is pleased to welcome Stephen Migan to the team. Stephen is a Cloud Account who works anywhere, anytime and absolutely loves it! My experience both here in England and across the Atlantic (USA) provided a gamut of exposure to cross-cultural business relationships and grounding in most areas of [...]

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Caribbean Reparations: Why When and How

Caribbean Reparations: Why When and How

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. A panel of distinguished speakers including the Caribbean’s most prolific exponent on reparations, University of the West Indies Vice Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles; internationally acclaimed Reparationist, Jurisconsult, dynamic community advocate and radio Broadcaster Esther Stanford-Xosei; and Harry Goulbourne, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Race & Ethnicity Research Centre, South Bank [...]

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