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  • The art of creating a world class Caribbean B&B

    The art of creating a world class Caribbean B&B

    The art of creating and running a world class Caribbean B&B / and Small Hotel.  Come November 19th the major players in the Caribbean food and beverage space will be engaging a number of African, Caribbean and British food and beverage enthusiasts, hoteliers, chefs and SMEs operating in the food and beverage sector. CaribDirect Multi-Media will, for […]

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    | July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Students And Volunteers Help To Rebuild Puerto Rico’s Homes

    Students And Volunteers Help To Rebuild Puerto Rico’s Homes

    Students And Volunteers Help To Rebuild Puerto Rico’s Homes Following Hurricane Maria 2017 saw Puerto Rico and the surrounding islands devastated by Hurricane Maria. The destruction caused to housing alone is estimated to have cost $37 billion and, almost one year one, thousands of locals are still without fixed accommodation. However, things are looking up as volunteers […]

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    | July 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Cold, Hard Exercise Truths

    Cold, Hard Exercise Truths

    Certified Personal Trainer and Health Educator Nicole Nichols makes some interesting points, or should I say, truths, about exercise. Here’s a couple: Working out will always feel hard. Exercise is work. It elevates your heart rate, makes you somewhat breathless, and causes your muscles to burn. It’s tiring—sometimes exhausting. Yes, exercise does get easier with […]

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    | July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Bahamian Life Again

    Bahamian Life Again

    My guest this week on The Dolor Factor on Colourful Radio is Ernestia Fraser. Fraser is a Bahamian native who grew up in Nassau and left her hometown at the age of 17 to pursue a career in writing. Her book, Carnival of Love A Tale of a Bahamian Family, is a memoir that explores […]

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    | July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Name That Voice 43

    Name That Voice 43

    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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    | July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • CARICOM skin in the game

    CARICOM skin in the game

    Haiti’s current fiscal problems that led to four days of riots setting back the country’s already fragile economic and political stability, have implications for Caribbean Community and Common Market countries (CARICOM) that cannot be ignored. If economic and social conditions continue to deteriorate the flight of Haitians seeking refuge in other countries will intensify, and […]

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    | July 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Food v Exercise

    Food v Exercise

    Regardless of what we eat, exercise also plays a huge part if we want to feel healthy and lose weight. But do you know what a healthy balance between the two are? Simply walking round the corner five minutes a day or climbing a few flights of stairs instead of using the lift won’t do. […]

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    | July 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Featured Videos

Featured Videos
  • Jamaican PM Holness speaks with Britain’s PM Theresa May
    Jamaican PM Holness speaks with Britain’s PM Theresa May

    Jamaican PM Holness speaks with Britain’s PM Theresa May

  • Jamaican PM Holness speaks with ITV about deportations
    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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Cold, Hard Exercise Truths

Cold, Hard Exercise Truths

Certified Personal Trainer and Health Educator Nicole Nichols makes some interesting points, or should I say, truths, about exercise. Here’s a couple: Working out will always feel hard. Exercise is work. It elevates your heart rate, makes you somewhat breathless, and causes your muscles to burn. It’s tiring—sometimes exhausting. Yes, exercise does get easier with […]

Bahamian Life Again

Bahamian Life Again

My guest this week on The Dolor Factor on Colourful Radio is Ernestia Fraser. Fraser is a Bahamian native who grew up in Nassau and left her hometown at the age of 17 to pursue a career in writing. Her book, Carnival of Love A Tale of a Bahamian Family, is a memoir that explores […]

Name That Voice 43

Name That Voice 43

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? […]

Caribbean Political Insights

CARICOM skin in the game

CARICOM skin in the game

Haiti’s current fiscal problems that led to four days of riots setting back the country’s already fragile economic and political stability, have implications for Caribbean Community and Common Market countries (CARICOM) that cannot be ignored. If economic and social conditions continue to deteriorate the flight of Haitians seeking refuge in other countries will intensify, and […]

CARICOM Summit needs to excite the people’s imagination

CARICOM Summit needs to excite the people’s imagination

I wish I could say that “all eyes are on the CARICOM Heads of Government meeting to be held from 4 to 6 July in Jamaica”.  But, CARICOM events have long since ceased to hold excitement for the people of the 15-member community. They hardly get a glance these days. The prospects CARICOM once had of fostering a […]

Economies ‘’built on sand’’ Part A

Economies ‘’built on sand’’ Part A

Countries that depend upon a single product and a single market for their economic existence put all their eggs into a single basket. When that basket takes a hit’’ all hell breaks loose.’’ Economies uniquely vulnerable to sudden shock have a number of common features. Economies that are the first to go into downturn after […]

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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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Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number

Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number

| July 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Well, what other way can you be inspired? I can’t even do press-ups the way 102 year old Ida Keeling does!  

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Sulphur It

Sulphur It

| July 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Clays and masks are becoming more popular in skin care. They have many different benefits depending on their mineral makeup. In the Caribbean we are hot on volcanic mud treatments. They clean pores and make skin feel temporarily rejuvenating and tightened.  St Lucia’s Caribbean Blue Volcanic Sulphur mud soap is made from the sulphur mud from the […]

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Lola’s Solo Round The World

Lola’s Solo Round The World

| July 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

My guest on The Dolor Factor this week is Lola Odujinrin. Lola was born in South London and moved to Nigeria when he was little. He developed a fascination with flying from a young age, and qualified for his pilot’s licence aged 20. Now, after his solo around-the-world trip, he works as a pilot, and […]

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Name That Voice 42

Name That Voice 42

| July 8, 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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Black Justice

Black Justice

| July 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The entire justice system in South Fulton, Georga is run by black women. It’s not a diversity experiment. They do things differently. This title grabbed me as I surfed. The article was written by Doug Criss, CNN and the link to the rest of the article follows at the end: “When LaDawn “LBJ” Jones walked […]

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In the Shade

In the Shade

| July 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

How about these Fendi Ribbons and Pearls 0295 Round Sunglasses for a glamour and appeal? Adorned with three sizes of Swarovski Crystals on the lens edge to embellish the design, you’ll always feel in the spotlight. The Fendi logo is engraved on the temples. 

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Jus’ Caribbean Drinks Pavilion a hit for brands

Jus’ Caribbean Drinks Pavilion a hit for brands

| July 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

After a year of planning and tough negotiations CaribDirect Multi-Media managed to secure an area of the world renowned IMBIBE Drinks Trade Show, Olympia London, Monday 2nd to Tuesday 3rd July 2018. Under the company’s food and drinks brand Jus’ Caribbean, the new Jus’ Caribbean Drinks Pavilion was created to provide unique access to Imbibe […]

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The truth about Jamaica’s health and wellbeing

The truth about Jamaica’s health and wellbeing

| July 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Analyzing Jamaican Fertility Trends as Birth Rates Continue to Decline  The average number of registered births in Jamaica peaked in 1966 with about 71,400 births being registered that year. After a steady decline in birth rate, the average number of births during 2015 barely reached 37,600.  In 2017 the number of babies being born decreased […]

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Be Infused

Be Infused

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Stay hydrated this summer with an infused water station!  If you don’t like H2O but recognise you should be drinking more of it, how about adding flavour a natural way that provides zero calories, no sugar, but tastes amazing? Use slices of fresh fruit and herbs and place in a pitcher of water and leave […]

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Sacred Replay

Sacred Replay

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

My guest on The Dolor Factor this week is Delroy Alexander.  He is a seasoned project manager and sports administrator with international experience working as a management consultant in Europe and Africa. He is on the Global Advisory Board of the Academy of International Sport at GMU. Along with his team at the Sacred Sports Foundation, […]

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Name That Voice 41

Name That Voice 41

| July 1, 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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Recruitment Drive for Caribbean Nationals

Recruitment Drive for Caribbean Nationals

| June 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Working with more than 2,000 businesses worldwide, they use their capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing economies around the world. In FY17, they delivered […]

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We-Xport Glasgow

We-Xport Glasgow

| June 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Vincentian Designer Kimya Glasgow has been selected to be a part of the inaugural We-Xport programme, conducted by The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank. The Women Empowered through Export (WE-Xport) programme, kicked off with a two-day workshop in Barbados at the Radisson Aquatica on Wednesday 30th May, […]

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Caribbean Food and Service gets TripAdvisor Award

Caribbean Food and Service gets TripAdvisor Award

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Caribbean Food and Service gets TripAdvisor Hall of Fame Award in Lake District, amidst call from the Diaspora to step up. Maybe one of the last places one would think of seeing a Caribbean establishment gaining the prestigious Hall Award by Tripadvisor for service and excellent food.  The Archway Guesthouse B&B situated in the heart […]

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Special invitation to Fun, Food and Comedy show

Special invitation to Fun, Food and Comedy show

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

In an effort to raise more awareness of the seriousness of asthma The King’s Room have put on this special ticket only event for theatre and show lovers. The event entitled Mad with food and Fun, Mad being an acronym for Making A Difference is intended to be lots of laughs supported by great Caribbean […]

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Medical Herbs

Medical Herbs

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

My guest on this week’s The Dolor Factor on Colourful Radio, Kitty Campion, a medical herbalist, talks to me about using herbs for all sorts of things! Kitty has written several books about a holistic approach to health and healing, including Handbook of Herbal Health, A Woman’s Herbal. Kitty has trained in numerous areas of […]

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Name That Voice 40

Name That Voice 40

| June 24, 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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Mood Swings?

Mood Swings?

| June 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

What do you do when you’re in a bad mood? Don’t say you don’t have them! We just name them differently. How about calling it “feeling down”? How do you try to shake it off and get on with things? Research will tell you the right amount of sleep and exercise or yoga is necessary, […]

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