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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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St Lucia prohibits Cruise Vessels to dock

St Lucia prohibits Cruise Vessels to dock

| March 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

In an effort to restrict the likelihood of introduction of COVID-19 into the Saint Lucian population, the Department of Health and Wellness on February 4, 2020 put in place travel restrictions on non-nationals with a travel history within the last 14 days from Mainland China, (whether in- transit or originating). The Department of Health and […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Caribbean

Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Caribbean

| March 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to creep closer to The Bahamas as three more countries in the Caribbean reported their first cases of the virus on Thursday. The Bahamas had no suspected or confirmed cases of the virus, which causes COVID-19, as of yesterday. Cuba, The Bahamas neighbor to the south, reported three […]

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CORONA: the economics of fear

CORONA: the economics of fear

| March 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

The US Stock exchange has dropped into bear market territory. There has been a sustained downturn in the US stock market for the first time since Donald Trump became President in 2016. Wall Street is the benchmark in global stock markets. Since the beginning of the Corona Crisis nearly $6 Trillion has been wiped off […]

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TED TALK coronavirus is our future

TED TALK coronavirus is our future

| March 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Global health expert Alanna Shaikh talks about the current status of the 2019 nCov coronavirus outbreak and what this can teach us about the epidemics yet to come. Alanna Shaikh is a global health consultant and executive coach who specializes in individual, organizational and systemic resilience.

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Travel restrictions imposed on UK by Jamaica

Travel restrictions imposed on UK by Jamaica

| March 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

The government of Jamaica has imposed a travel restrictions on travellers from the United Kingdom. Jamaican citizens and certain exempted individuals coming from the UK will be allowed to land and disembark in Jamaica. All UK disembarked persons will be quarantined either in a government sponsored facility or quarantined at home, this was announced by […]

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Guyana High Commission COVID-19 Notice

Guyana High Commission COVID-19 Notice

| March 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Guyana High Commission, London wishes to inform that due to the coronavirus (COVID – 19) outbreak which the UK Chief Medical Officers have now raised the risk to the UK from moderate to high, effective 16 March 2020 there will be a suspension of all in person consular and other services including appointments and […]

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Financial measures necessary to ride-out Coronavirus

Financial measures necessary to ride-out Coronavirus

| March 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Regardless of the number of Coronavirus cases (COVID-19) that occur in the Caribbean, the economies of each of them, particularly those dependent on tourism, will suffer in the immediate to medium term. Fear, and travel restrictions on persons living in countries with COVID-19, have already disrupted the global economy and supply chains for goods and […]

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Afro-Caribbean Cuisine Trends In UK For 2nd Year Running

Afro-Caribbean Cuisine Trends In UK For 2nd Year Running

| March 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Every year, Bidfood UK publishes its annual food and drink trends predictions, which aim to tantalize our taste buds in the most amazing ways. While traditional Caribbean food and drinks have become quite established in most parts of the United Kingdom, Afro-Caribbean cuisine started gaining some traction during the course of 2019. This year, it is touted […]

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Spotlight on Grenadine Islands

Spotlight on Grenadine Islands

| March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Wildlife Reserve Sign Installation on Remote Grenadine Islands Although the Grenadines span approximately 100 kilometers and contain more than 70 islands, rocks and cays, Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) is bringing people throughout the region together through a shared resource – seabirds.  In December 2019, a crew consisting of members from Grenada and Saint […]

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Diabetes UK Community Champion on Newstyle  Radio

Diabetes UK Community Champion on Newstyle Radio

| March 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

As some of you  know the  manager  Phillip Murphy of  Newstyle  Radio station,  Dudley Road, bordering Sandwell/Black Country and Birmingham  which caters mainly  for the black community  gave me the opportunity  on Monday  2nd March to host  a 2 hour show on Health and Wellbeing in relation to diabetes. This community station is being proactive in […]

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Happy Women’s Day

Happy Women’s Day

| March 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Though we should show appreciation every day, today has been set aside by #UNWomen for girls and women. Today confers on them Civil awareness; Anti-sexism; and Anti-Discrimination. To think it took 25 years to recognise the need for women’s equality. #WomensDay2020 #IWD2020. Happy Women’s Day from CaribDirect Multi-Media    

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UKs Commitment to Regulatory Divergence potentially destructive

UKs Commitment to Regulatory Divergence potentially destructive

| March 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

The UKs Commitment to Regulatory Divergence Could Complicate Functioning of ACP Triangular Supply Chain Exports to the UK Market  In an interview with the Financial Time the former UK chancellor, Sajid Javid, announced there would be no alignment with EU regulations after transition, stating ‘There will not be alignment, we will not be a rule […]

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CORONA – The Economic Fallout

CORONA – The Economic Fallout

| March 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

With the Corona Virus outbreak, the best countries can do for now is to expect the worst, but hope for the best. Corona has wiped $2.5 trillion from the value of global stocks. This is despite central bank intervention earlier this week. The world’s most powerful central bank, the New York based Federal Reserve, lowered […]

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Masquerade by Venezuelan Academics to avoid rule of law

Masquerade by Venezuelan Academics to avoid rule of law

| March 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

My less than 1,000 words commentary, on the case before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) between Guyana and Venezuela, provoked a response of 2,069 words from two academics of Universidad Central de Venezuela.  The response merits reply if only because the authors, Kenneth Ramirez and Mirna Yonis, have attempted to masquerade their political position as […]

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CORONA: The Joker in the pack

CORONA: The Joker in the pack

| March 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Corona Virus appeared at a very volatile moment in world history. In a New Post the Great Financial Recession of 2008 World, ruled by authoritarian types in Russia, China, India, Brazil, and even the supposedly freedom loving USA, rising intolerance and racism, and a retreating global liberal democratic order, the politics of the Corona […]

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CARICOM’s Role as Haitian Crisis Worsens

CARICOM’s Role as Haitian Crisis Worsens

| March 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

On February 20, the UN Security Council received a grim report of deteriorating human rights and collapsing rule of law in Haiti.  The troubling situation includes widening malnutrition, kidnappings for ransom, rapes and gang violence. And, while all of this is happening, the courts in the Capital, Port-au-Prince, have been closed since September 2019, and the […]

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KUUMBA Showcase comes to London

KUUMBA Showcase comes to London

| February 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Goode Management is proud to launch their very first KUUMBA Showcase.   Featuring Actors Joseph Quartson and Misie Goode The Dramatic Duo, Poet Victor Richards, Singer Chereena Miller, Spoken Word Akadi, the Guest Dr Trevor Udennis Doctorate  of Systematic   Theology – who will be talking about his transformation was an Apostolic now a Hebrew […]

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Climate change: A major global threat

Climate change: A major global threat

| February 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

The climate change, that is, the change of the global climate and in particular the changes in meteorological conditions that extend on a large time scale, is a major global existential threat. The greenhouse effect causes the increase of temperature of the planet primarily due to the tremendous increase in carbon dioxide, which has increased […]

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