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  • Guyana Tourism Request For Proposal

    Guyana Tourism Request For Proposal

    Dear Travellers and Members of the Trade, The Government of Guyana (GOG) is in receipt of many proposals since August 2, 2020 in respect to hotel development. In the interest of transparency, the GOG invites all persons interested in hotel development to submit or re-submit their proposal in accordance with the below RFP. The GOG is prepared to […]

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    | September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • St Lucia accedes to Marrakesh Treaty

    St Lucia accedes to Marrakesh Treaty

    CASTRIES, 11th September 2020 –The Government of Saint Lucia acceded to the Marrakesh Treaty which came into force with respect to Saint Lucia on 11th September 2020. The Marrakesh Treaty is a legally binding international copyright law administered by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). The Treaty was adopted and opened for signature in Marrakesh […]

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    | September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • Loving Someone Through Mental Illness

    Loving Someone Through Mental Illness

    Staggering…it’s just staggering to know that we’re living in a country where modern conveniences, education, employment, healthcare is at our disposal easily yet the figures for people suffering with mental health is increasing, why is this, and what is the impact on those who love and care for loved ones in this sad predicament? Mental […]

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    | September 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • Covid 19 and the Debt Tool

    Covid 19 and the Debt Tool

    In a world that was already awash with debt, before the Covid 19 Pandemic, it appears debt remains the one tool for keeping the global economy alive, until the pandemic ends. The good news is that the Covid 19 Pandemic may well be over by December 2021. A vaccine is expected to be approved and […]

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    | September 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • Why vaccine nationalism should concern the Caribbean

    Why vaccine nationalism should concern the Caribbean

    Wealthy countries are vying to be the first to produce and roll out a fully tested and safe vaccine, test their citizens, and seize the global financial opportunity that being first presents. David Jessop asks how prepared the Caribbean is to respond to vaccine nationalism. How well prepared is the Caribbean to respond to the […]

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    | September 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • Is Abortion Right…for Cleft Palate Reasons

    Is Abortion Right…for Cleft Palate Reasons

    Today’s Word with Amanda Is Abortion Right: For Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate or Club Foot Reasons Following my recent article ‘What Do You Stand For’? I challenged myself and one of the things I need to take a stand on is justice for the unborn child. I hate injustice, did you know that an unborn […]

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    | September 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • The Dickson Igwe Economics Forum: Part II

    The Dickson Igwe Economics Forum: Part II

    The sprint to the finish line: The USA Presidential race is unpredictable The most critical election in the world in 2020 remains very much an unpredictable affair. Yes, Vice President Joe Biden has been leading since February 2020, from the beginning of the Covid 19 Pandemic in the West. However, post the presidential conventions in […]

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    | September 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Featured Videos

Featured Videos
  • King Bubba FM x DJ Puffy & Dwaingerous – Ride It
    King Bubba FM x DJ Puffy & Dwaingerous – Ride It

    King Bubba FM x DJ Puffy & Dwaingerous – Ride It (Official Music Video) “2020 Soca” [HD]

  • Mikey – Getting it Good “2020 Soca” (Barbados)
    Mikey – Getting it Good “2020 Soca” (Barbados)

    Written by James ‘Jamesy P’ Morgan Produced by Kevin ‘Shadee’ Sardine (Kode786 Productions) Mixed and Mastered by Parry Jack (Jack Spaniard Productions) Background Vocals by Anderson Armstrong and Michael Mercer Vocals Recorded by Reddhead Studios Vocal Production by Vocaldini Lyric Video by Danny Reid for Oak Buy / Stream URL: https://riddimstream.it/gettingitgood

  • Yolo Riddim – Various Artists (Frankie Music Production)
    Yolo Riddim – Various Artists (Frankie Music Production)

    Frankie Music has released their first dancehall Rhythm juggling since the start of the year. The project, entitled the YOLO RIDDIM premiers Friday Jun 26, 2020 and features the likes of Dancehall Star Beenie Man, Demarco, Singer J, Teejay, Qraig, Hydal, Christopher Martin, Krysie, Yaksta and Shawn Antoine. Head honcho of the label, Comar “Frankie […]

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What Do You Stand For?

What Do You Stand For?

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Today’s Word with Amanda Whether you believe Jesus Christ was the Son of God or not, all religions agree that He was a kind man. Can the same be said about us, and if not then what should we do about it? This article is not written to condemn but to encourage everyone, we’ve all […]

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The Dickson Igwe Economics Forum

The Dickson Igwe Economics Forum

| September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

COVID 19,  AND BUILDING GLOBAL SUPPLY RESILIENCE The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the international business environment permanently. The pandemic means that organizations around the globe, must be able to react, adapt, and set up crisis management mechanisms, in order to weather situations of uncertainty swiftly. Today, everywhere, businesses and countries  are hugely reliant on production […]

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What is Love

What is Love

| August 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Today’s Word with Amanda What is Love What is love? Baby don’t hurt me, remember that popular tune sung be ‘Haddaway in 1993’¹. The song relates love with not being hurt (in my humble opinion there’s pain in love, Jesus demonstrated that). We’ve read books, seen plays-films, bought merchandise, fought wars and peace in the […]

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A vocationally skilled youth for a stronger VI

A vocationally skilled youth for a stronger VI

| August 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

A vocationally skilled youth for a stronger Virgin Islands The training of Virgin Islands youth for the critical hands on, and vocational skills, required by the economy and community, is not an option. There has been a lot in the news recently on the anomalies of a workforce culture that keeps on importing migrant labor […]

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Why You Should Try Equipment-Free Workouts

Why You Should Try Equipment-Free Workouts

| August 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Why You Should Try Equipment-Free Workouts at Home For the past few months, most people have had to forgo visits to the gym as facilities locked down during the worst of the Covid outbreak. While home gyms have become more popular than ever with expensive equipment like treadmills and stationary bikes flying off the shelves, […]

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It’s Time To Laugh Again

It’s Time To Laugh Again

| August 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Today’s Word with Amanda COVID-19 the virus that changed the world. It’s caused global unexpected deaths,  unemployment and recession¹. You may ask what is there to laugh about since I’ve lost my job, home, someone close etc.. You’re right there’s absolutely nothing to laugh about, I sympathise and empathise with everyone who’s suffered. When I […]

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BARNARDO’S launch new kids initiative

BARNARDO’S launch new kids initiative

| August 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

KIDS IN CRISIS OVER COVID: CHILDREN’S CHARITY BARNARDO’S LAUNCH NEW INITIATIVE. WEDNESDAY 19TH AUGUST More than a MILLION parents believe their child could benefit from professional help in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown

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St Lucia PM Provides COVID-19 Update

St Lucia PM Provides COVID-19 Update

| August 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

St Lucia’s prime minister Allen Chastanet speaks with CNBC about the controversial decision to allow travellers from the United States, one of the worse hit countries in the world with coronavirus infection.He assures viewers that his government’s COVID-19 response is working with 25 cases and no deaths…

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Is ‘Make America Great Again’ working?

Is ‘Make America Great Again’ working?

| August 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN IS ACTUALLY ACHIEVING THE OPPOSITE  Prospects for international cooperation have dwindled dramatically since 2016. Give  thanks to US President Donald Trump’s animosity towards multilateralism. US shirking of international responsibilities has been enacted under the slogan of “America First” and “Make America Great Again.” What Trump never understood with his silly hubris […]

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Protect Democracy and Rights through Observation

Protect Democracy and Rights through Observation

| August 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

External Observation of Elections important to protect democracy and rights  CARICOM countries have been subject to intense scrutiny in the period March to August this year, relating to the conduct of general elections, maintaining democracy, and upholding the rule of law. Elections were held in four countries – Guyana, St. Kitts-Nevis, Suriname and Trinidad and […]

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St Lucia Diaspora Video Appeal

St Lucia Diaspora Video Appeal

| August 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

One of the most beautiful countries of the Caribbean, St Lucia is a huge beneficiary of Diaspora remittances and this video is an effort to show appreciation for the thoughtfulness of St Lucians and friends across the world.

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Which way goes the US and world economy

Which way goes the US and world economy

| August 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

WHICH WAY GOES THE US AND WORLD ECONOMY PRE NOVEMBER 3? The US economic trajectory will impact the Caribbean economy  Throughout the second half of the year, the US economy is expected to operate alongside a number of stress factors: the surging pandemic, racial tensions, and political factionalism. The US economy is the biggest uncertainty […]

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The Beauty of Rejection

The Beauty of Rejection

| August 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Today’s Word with Amanda The next topic I want to focus on in ‘The Beauty’ series is called ‘The Beauty of Rejection’. This painful emotion is often accepted negatively. However, I want to zoom in on the positiveness of being rejected, many times we believe the rejection comes because of something we’ve done. I hope […]

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Challenges facing the new Government of Guyana 

Challenges facing the new Government of Guyana 

| August 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

The one upside of the challenges facing the Government of Guyana after a five-month impasse in declaring the result of general elections on March 2, is that the country’s economic growth in 2020 is projected at a whopping 52.8% – surpassing all 26 Latin American and Caribbean states.  This trend is likely to continue for many […]

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interCaribbean Airways Announces Schedule

interCaribbean Airways Announces Schedule

| August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

interCaribbean Airways Announces Schedule Adjustments and Enhancements Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, August 3, 2020: interCaribbean Airways announces minor adjustments in its launch services in Barbados, Grenada and St. Lucia, beginning on August 4th, 2020.

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A cold wind is blowing from the north

A cold wind is blowing from the north

| August 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

David Jessop asks who will lean into the wind, speak out and define in Caribbean and small state terms what free, socially oriented democratic societies require of both the US and China?  Whether it chooses to take sides or not, the Caribbean is about to find itself swept up into the now almost inevitable superpower […]

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The Beauty of Quietness & Stillness

The Beauty of Quietness & Stillness

| August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Today’s Word with Amanda What does quietness and stillness mean to you? Some interpret those words as meaning peace but that’s inaccurate. Quietness and stillness has nothing to do with peace, (I’ll explain this further in my next article). Quietness according to the Cambridge Dictionary means “the state or quality of having very little or […]

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Statement by Sir Ronald Sanders on the Guyana Elections

Statement by Sir Ronald Sanders on the Guyana Elections

| August 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Statement by Sir Ronald Sanders on the Guyana Elections Result  The result of the March 2nd elections, announced five months after they were held, is a triumph for democracy in Guyana. That it has taken so long and put the Guyanese people through so much emotional distress and tension, is most unfortunate. But, we must be […]

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