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  • Take a Break

    Take a Break

    Surveys have recorded that people who take regular breaks perform better at work than those who work for long, uninterrupted periods. Depending on your business and the type of responsibilities you have, it may not be so simple to just stop shop midway especially if you need to complete tasks that only you can perform […]

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    | May 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Name That Voice 35

    Name That Voice 35

    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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    | May 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Laura’s ‘Whispers’

    Laura’s ‘Whispers’

    My guest on The Dolor Factor this week is Laura Kirsty Phillips. She’s a writer and the director of a short film, ‘Whispers’ which addresses the issues of bullying. Having originally trained as an actress, she decided to make the transition to go behind the camera and has made several micro budget short films. Laura […]

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    | May 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • St Lucia’s Latest Dining Attraction

    St Lucia’s Latest Dining Attraction

    PRESS RELEASE CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA, October 18, 2017 – The dining experience on Saint Lucia is to be greatly enhanced when the latest addition upscale restaurant lounge, The Mangrove, located in the stunningly beautiful Marigot Bay on Saint Lucia’s northwest coast, opens its doors to the public. Come Saturday October 21st, 2017 a select grouping of who’s who […]

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    | May 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Understand weight loss walks

    Understand weight loss walks

    Many people think that once they walk at least 10,000 steps a day they’ll lose weight. Well yes, to a certain extent, but no, if that’s all you intend to do. You must understand your calorie intake via food and how many calories are used via your daily activities, but as a walking start, don’t […]

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    | May 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Financial Careers Afternoon

    Financial Careers Afternoon

    The Financial and related professional services sector employs more than two million people in the UK, contributing more than £170 Billion directly to the economy. There are a wide range of jobs and career paths and increasing employee diversity. As part of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we are inviting students […]

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    | May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • You can choose to continue receiving our messages

    You can choose to continue receiving our messages

    Hi Valued subscriber, In a couple of weeks regulations around how readers receive information come into force. Basically you have the power to stop or continue receiving news and information from CaribDirect.com.  As of Friday 25th May 2018 any communications you receive from us will have been because you have given us permission to do so. Please […]

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    | May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

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    Jamaican PM Holness speaks with ITV about deportations

    Jamaican PM Holness speaks with ITV about deportations

  • MP David Lammy puts pressure on Home Secretary
    MP David Lammy puts pressure on Home Secretary

    MP David Lammy puts pressure on Home Secretary in defence of the many displaced Caribbean nationals through a government cock-up under a new immigration law.

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Financial Careers Afternoon

Financial Careers Afternoon

The Financial and related professional services sector employs more than two million people in the UK, contributing more than £170 Billion directly to the economy. There are a wide range of jobs and career paths and increasing employee diversity. As part of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we are inviting students […]

Jamaica Independence Church Service

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Jamaica’s 56th Anniversary of Independence Church Service  

Opportunity knocks: the “tech savvy” job seeker

Opportunity knocks: the “tech savvy” job seeker

Many of us are busily learning everything we can about technology, and making the most of the wonderful FREE and low cost online learning resources out there (some favourites include Tech City UK’s Digital Business Academy, Google Digital Garage, Coursera and Udemy.)    And this is necessary. But the truly tech savvy amongst us have a keen sense of when technology […]

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Take a Break

Take a Break

Surveys have recorded that people who take regular breaks perform better at work than those who work for long, uninterrupted periods. Depending on your business and the type of responsibilities you have, it may not be so simple to just stop shop midway especially if you need to complete tasks that only you can perform […]

Name That Voice 35

Name That Voice 35

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? […]

Laura’s ‘Whispers’

Laura’s ‘Whispers’

My guest on The Dolor Factor this week is Laura Kirsty Phillips. She’s a writer and the director of a short film, ‘Whispers’ which addresses the issues of bullying. Having originally trained as an actress, she decided to make the transition to go behind the camera and has made several micro budget short films. Laura […]

Caribbean Political Insights

The overseas territories – the long view

The overseas territories – the long view

The View from Europe  A few days ago, the British Parliament voted to compel Britain’s overseas territories (OTs) in the Caribbean to adopt public registers of company ownership. The decision, which has been condemned by the states concerned, has multiple implications. It ignores their sovereignty, disenfranchises locally elected legislatures, undercuts economic development, harms post hurricane […]

Sanctions and the law of unintended consequences

Sanctions and the law of unintended consequences

The View from Europe  The problem with the use of trade sanctions is that the innocent get hurt. This is particularly so when one economically powerful nation acts against another, and regulations are written in such a way that they have an extraterritorial effect on third nations and their citizens. The best-known example is of […]

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to meet Trini’s in London

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to meet Trini’s in London

Dear National, High Commissioner Orville London wishes to inform that Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will meet with nationals on 23rd April 2018. Please see invitation above for more details. RSVP: hclondonpact@foreign.gov.tt by Thursday 19th April 2018 We look forward to seeing you on the evening.

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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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Economic vision, post public register of beneficial ownership

Economic vision, post public register of beneficial ownership

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

OK, a very savvy mind, who over the decades has been a major player in the Virgin Islands offshore finance industry, told this writer that he was not overly concerned about the UK government decision to impose a public register of beneficial ownership on offshore companies of overseas territories of Great Britain. He stated over […]

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Fashion Incubator

Fashion Incubator

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

My guest on The Dolor Factor this week is fashion consultant Hilary McCrea. She created fashionbytes to assist new and emerging fashion designers flourish, through a mix of live educational events, industry news and a vibrant community. The consultancy’s first event will be on 5 June at The Hospital Club. Amongst other things they’ll be holding […]

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A world less safe: Caribbean not immune

A world less safe: Caribbean not immune

| May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Events affecting Iran, prompted by the May 8 decision of U.S. President Donald Trump to withdraw America from a 2015 nuclear deal, may appear irrelevant to Caribbean countries.   They are not.  One of the first effects will be a rise in oil prices which has already reached US$77 a barrel and is forecast to rise higher. The […]

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Name That Voice 34

Name That Voice 34

| May 13, 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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Nina’s the Best!

Nina’s the Best!

| May 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

I had posted on my Facebook page a picture of me, Nina Compton and her mom Lady Janice and brother Sean, the morning of the James Beard Award as it had reminded me of our dinner in Saint Lucia together…and then came this… PRESS RELEASE: Government Congratulations Chef Nina on James Beard Award  Saint Lucian […]

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Black Women in ‘Windrush’ Britain

Black Women in ‘Windrush’ Britain

| May 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Here’s a start to the weekend read – Taken from Jacaranda Books: Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush, Stephen Bourne’s War to Windrush explores the lives of Britain’s immigrant community through the experiences of Black British women during the period spanning from the beginning of World War II to the […]

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Keep your Garden Thumb Green

Keep your Garden Thumb Green

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Gardeners are loving this time of year when they can design and select what they want to place into the soil. Whether you’re a professional or a novice, don’t forget a simple rule of thumb: Always wear gloves. It’s not about keeping your nails clean and unchipped or prevent you from touching insects, or to […]

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Good Journalism is like a toothache: it hurts but it warns

Good Journalism is like a toothache: it hurts but it warns

| May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reporters Without Borders (RWB) just released its 2018 press freedom report, and, apart from two of them, the lowest mark for rated Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries is “fairly good”.  The worst rated, as “problematic”, are Haiti and Guyana.  Jamaica is the only CARICOM country rated “good”. For unknown reasons, the Bahamas and Barbados are not included among […]

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Hermès got the bag!

Hermès got the bag!

| May 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hermès gives a fun and playful take in their most iconic handbags for their 2018 Runway Bag Collection. The Birkin and Kelly bags are presented in bright colors with contrasting piping and colorblock pattern. Aside from the brand’s signature bags, a flap bag was also introduced in the runway. The flap features some similarities to […]

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Sex Coach?

Sex Coach?

| May 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

My guest on The Dolor Factor this week is Ar’nie Krough, Ar’nie Krough, Relationship and Communication Coach and Holistic Therapist, who combines ‘mind and body’ techniques to holistically transform the lives of her clients. From disillusioned professionals to partners seeking to reconnect sexually with each other, Ar’nie has heard it all. She shares some of her […]

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Name That Voice 33

Name That Voice 33

| May 6, 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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Your Pee Colour

Your Pee Colour

| May 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

I wanted to remind you, as I was recently, of the importance of the colour of urine. An article by Melanie Pinola on lifehacker.com based on a graphic from Cleveland Clinic shows what different urine hues might say about your health. The graphic is self-explanatory, but its useful to remember that if your urine is ‘colour-less’ […]

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Legacy Museum & National Memorial for Peace & Justice Opens

Legacy Museum & National Memorial for Peace & Justice Opens

| May 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

This week’s eye opener for me was this story from the US: www.eji.org From across the country and around the world, thousands of people came to Montgomery, Alabama, to celebrate the opening of the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice. The museum and memorial opened on Thursday and already have hosted […]

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A New Jamaican Anthem

A New Jamaican Anthem

| May 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Press Release: BRYAN ART’S NEW SINGLEIn the face of “diminishing Standards”, and other social challenges affecting the local entertainment industry and Jamaicans in general, “Can’t Cut Wi Vibes” by Bryan Art seems to be the new song of cheer and hope.Can’t Cut Wi Vibes has just hit the streets, and it’s success has been immediate. […]

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A vision for the Virgin Islands post Irma Part 2

A vision for the Virgin Islands post Irma Part 2

| May 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The following story is the second in a three part narrative. There can be no real economic recovery for the Virgin Islands without a clear vision, mission, and plan for a Post Irma future. And post Irma, in a highly competitive, predatory, scientifically driven, global economy, VISION and strategic economic planning alone, will rescue the Virgin […]

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Welcome Prince Charles by Royal wish and better sense

Welcome Prince Charles by Royal wish and better sense

| April 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

For two and half years since Commonwealth Heads of Government met in Malta in 2015, the British Government had been anxious to ensure that Prince Charles should succeed his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, as Head of the Commonwealth of Nations.  Indeed, lobbying for agreement on such a succession was already in play before and during the […]

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Name That Voice 32

Name That Voice 32

| April 29, 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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Sporting Comment Response

Sporting Comment Response

| April 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Here’s an interesting response by Julian Williams to Dalkeith Charlemagne’s Facebook comment – published Saturday 28 April on CaribDirect:  “Dallah, Ambroise took part in athletics in the 70’s when we were still a colony. Athletics were extremely undeveloped as a sport in the day and  imagine SMC, a high school, had the only established athletic […]

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