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  • St Lucia Diaspora Video Appeal

    St Lucia Diaspora Video Appeal

    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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    | August 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • Which way goes the US and world economy

    Which way goes the US and world economy

    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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    | August 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • The Beauty of Rejection

    The Beauty of Rejection

    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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    | August 10, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • Challenges facing the new Government of Guyana 

    Challenges facing the new Government of Guyana 

    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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    | August 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • interCaribbean Airways Announces Schedule

    interCaribbean Airways Announces Schedule

    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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    | August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • A cold wind is blowing from the north

    A cold wind is blowing from the north

    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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    | August 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • The Beauty of Quietness & Stillness

    The Beauty of Quietness & Stillness

    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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    | August 4, 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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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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COVID-19 and small islands advantage

COVID-19 and small islands advantage

| August 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Until a vaccine or cure, geography, control of population movement, and good governance, are three of the most crucial factors in keeping the COVID-19 pandemic under control and at bay, in the British Virgin Islands.  Presently there are 17.5 million cases of COVID-19 globally and a rising death toll of nearly 700,000. The pandemic is […]

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Climate Change killing the Caribbean…

Climate Change killing the Caribbean…

| August 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Climate Change killing the Caribbean one cut after the other  Amid the feverish work to cope with both the public health and economic effects of COVID-19 on their populations, Caribbean governments can be forgiven for dropping their guard against the existential dangers posed by Climate Change. But their guard must be raised again. The dangers […]

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Thinking creatively about the uncertain end of the pandemic

Thinking creatively about the uncertain end of the pandemic

| July 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

As the likely longevity of the pandemic becomes apparent, Barbados and the Cayman Islands are developing creative new approaches to tourism. David Jessop believes that what is now required is innovative thinking that accepts that full recovery is largely outside of the region’s control.  A week ago, the government of The Bahamas took an unprecedented […]

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Justice for Shukri

Justice for Shukri

| July 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

June 27th 2020, the 1 year anniversary of 12 year old Shukri Abdi who was taken from the world due to bullying. Her body was found in the River Irwell located in Bury where she had drowned. Shukri was from Somalia, a refugee who lived in a refugee camp in Kenya before she fled to […]

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Barbados’ Former PM Owen Arthur has died

Barbados’ Former PM Owen Arthur has died

| July 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Tribute to Owen Arthur From Sir Shridath Ramphal “Barbados has lost a great son. CARICOM has lost a great West Indian. We are all the poorer for Owen’s going. His last  leadership role was to  Chair the Commonwealth’s Observer Mission to the Guyana elections where he distinguished himself for his courage  in speaking truth to […]

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Eeek…Help What’s My Niche?

Eeek…Help What’s My Niche?

| July 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Today’s Word with Amanda You may have woken up today startled that at the age of 30+ feeling disappointed, that you’ve still not found your career ‘Niche’. Finding your ‘Niche’ can be very difficult, while for others it’s easy. Before finding my niche I had many rivers to cross, life was turned upside down- inside […]

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Feeling destructive super power dominance

Feeling destructive super power dominance

| July 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

. Fleeing destructive super power dominance It is time for small countries and non aligned states to drive a new world order The rules based international order is on ‘’life support.’’ The global COVID 19 pandemic has so far infected 16 million people leading to approximately 640 000 deaths. The reason for much of the […]

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A tale of two neighbours 

A tale of two neighbours 

| July 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Recent electoral events in Guyana and Suriname, which border each other on the north-eastern coast of the South American continent, display a remarkably different approach to democracy that could be the determining factor in catapulting Suriname’s development and prosperity well ahead of Guyana’s. The two countries have many similarities and some differences. One of the […]

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Adwoa Aboah says ‘Being mixed race was at times confusing’

Adwoa Aboah says ‘Being mixed race was at times confusing’

| July 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Activist and British model, Adwoa Aboah who was born to her Ghanaian father and English mother, spoke to channel 4 news about her experience in the industry of fashion while being young and biracial. She goes on to explain how hard it was trying to fit in with many stereotypes and expectations of girls with […]

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Concerned Guyanese appeals for unity now

Concerned Guyanese appeals for unity now

| July 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

A message to my Guyanese family; we are only as strong as we are united…

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Now is the moment for CARICOM to re-engage with the DR

Now is the moment for CARICOM to re-engage with the DR

| July 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Now is the moment for CARICOM to re- engage with the Dominican Republic CARICOM should set aside its reservations and seek an early engagement with the new government in the Dominican Republic. David Jessop writes President elect Abinader’s foreign policy manifesto makes clear the importance he places on improving relations with the rest of the […]

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Girls Trip By  Amanda Alexander

Girls Trip By Amanda Alexander

| July 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Today’s Word with Amanda One of my favourite films is called Girls Trip. This movie is about love, honesty, loyalty and understanding shared among four girlfriends who hadn’t seen each other for five years. Ryan (one of the characters in the film) was observing a group of girlfriends laughing together and realised she missed her […]

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Visit St Lucia: We’re COVID-19 SAFE

Visit St Lucia: We’re COVID-19 SAFE

| July 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Travel to some countries and territories is currently exempted. … Check the latest information on risk from COVID–19 for St Lucia on the TravelHealthPro website … Protocols are being established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests … UK, we‘d like to know more about your visit today.  Travel to some countries and territories is currently exempted. British Government

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Does Britain reward oppression and genocide?

Does Britain reward oppression and genocide?

| July 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Respected author and journalist, George Monbiot exposes the reality of Britain’s embedded ideology of racism and the efforts made to disguise and airbrush out the bad deeds of colonization and the good things about slave rebellions.

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Help Raise Funds for St Lucians in need

Help Raise Funds for St Lucians in need

| July 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Let’s be the voice is a charity that has been set up help to ease the plight of people on the west coast of St Lucia who have been neglected for many years.

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Black Lives Matter is Driver of Culture Change

Black Lives Matter is Driver of Culture Change

| July 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Culture change is unstoppable The current turmoil in the west over race is simply a continuation of a history narrative that started with the exploration of Africa by European rulers in the 1400s, leading to slavery and colonization, and then nationalism, and the fight for social and economic parity by minorities, especially Blacks in the […]

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Visiting Saint Lucia: Negative Covid-19 PCR Test Required

Visiting Saint Lucia: Negative Covid-19 PCR Test Required

| July 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dear Friends of Saint Lucia, I hope all is well with you and your families. As you may be aware, British Airways will re-start a weekly service to Saint Lucia from 25th July. We are thrilled to have a service from the UK back in operation, especially as we know there are many nationals who have […]

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