Featured Articles

  • How beneficial was the CARICOM leaders meeting?

    How beneficial was the CARICOM leaders meeting?

    This week, the Washington-based publication, Latin American Advisor, sought responses from me, and others considered knowledgeable on Caribbean affairs, to three questions regarding the recently-held CARICOM heads of government meeting in Jamaica.   For the benefit of readers of this column, I provide more detailed answers to the three questions here than I did to the Washington […]

    Continue Reading

    | July 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Curls, Twists and Love

    Curls, Twists and Love

    If you’re thinking about returning to wearing your natural hair, as it is, for all to see…It’s a great idea! Just have an initial knowledge of the types of products you may need as there’s so many of them out there now. You’ll learn how to take care of your hair by plaiting in three […]

    Continue Reading

    | July 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Chip Time

    Chip Time

    The Codfather is a PROPER chippie, the only difference is, it’s not in the UK but in Charleston, South Carolina!  Brit owners Adam and Matthew Randall, started in Pennsylvania but are now legends in the tourist and dining district of SC. I’ve had fish and chips worldwide and nothing I’ve tasted beats this! Hear how […]

    Continue Reading

    | July 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Name That Voice 44

    Name That Voice 44

    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? […]

    Continue Reading

    | July 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • LaaLaa Land

    LaaLaa Land

    Ugg is venturing out into the sand instead of the water, with its shiny patent straps and soft sheepskin heel band. Sandals can be personalized by swapping one sheepskin band for another in a range of hues, or they can be removed entirely. And they come in so many colors that make the mix and match […]

    Continue Reading

    | July 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • 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 […]

    Continue Reading

    | 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 […]

    Continue Reading

    | July 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Featured Videos

Featured Videos
  • Jus’ Caribbean Drinks Show
    Jus’ Caribbean Drinks Show

    Caribbean drinks producers showcased in London at Imbibe Trade show

  • 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

Delia's Escapades

Curls, Twists and Love

Curls, Twists and Love

If you’re thinking about returning to wearing your natural hair, as it is, for all to see…It’s a great idea! Just have an initial knowledge of the types of products you may need as there’s so many of them out there now. You’ll learn how to take care of your hair by plaiting in three […]

Chip Time

Chip Time

The Codfather is a PROPER chippie, the only difference is, it’s not in the UK but in Charleston, South Carolina!  Brit owners Adam and Matthew Randall, started in Pennsylvania but are now legends in the tourist and dining district of SC. I’ve had fish and chips worldwide and nothing I’ve tasted beats this! Hear how […]

Name That Voice 44

Name That Voice 44

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 […]

Recent Posts

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 […]

Continue Reading

Cold, Hard Exercise Truths

Cold, Hard Exercise Truths

| July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

Continue Reading

Bahamian Life Again

Bahamian Life Again

| July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

Continue Reading

Name That Voice 43

Name That Voice 43

| July 15, 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? […]

Continue Reading

Food v Exercise

Food v Exercise

| July 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

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. […]

Continue Reading

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!  

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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? […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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. 

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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, […]

Continue Reading

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? […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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, […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading