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  • Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival Celebrates Year of the Bird

    Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival Celebrates Year of the Bird

    April 22, 2018—This spring, groups throughout the Caribbean will be celebrating the birds that are only found here. 40 events on 14 islands are already on the schedule for this year’s Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival (CEBF). More than 80,000 Caribbean residents, friends and visitors will join in the activities, led by BirdsCaribbean. Earth day, April […]

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    | April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Virgin Islands Political Wild Cards 2

    Virgin Islands Political Wild Cards 2

    Political commentary is controversial. Undoubtedly! But why is this so? Because it discusses power! And in the game of power the stakes are always high. Political commentary is necessary. It is a forum and venue, where issues, ideas, social demographics, the economy, campaigns, voter intentions, and so on and so forth, are discussed. And objectivity […]

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    | April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Peppermint Fresh

    Peppermint Fresh

    Here’s an anecdote for headaches. Studies show that if you rub peppermint oil on your forehead you may be able to receive the pain and reduce the sensitivity associated with tension headaches. Mix peppermint oil with an equal amount of rubbing oil and apply a couple of drops to your forehead and temples. Wait 15 […]

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    | April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Name That Voice 31

    Name That Voice 31

    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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    | April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Sacred Foundation

    Sacred Foundation

    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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    | April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Petition to ban laws used to discriminate by race

    Petition to ban laws used to discriminate by race

    Reform Immigration Laws to repeal those used in a racially discriminatory way. Why? The huge publicity of cases of alleged shameful violations of human rights of several Black members of the Caribbean “Windrush” generation who entered the UK prior to 1973 and were told by the Home Office that they would be deported unless they […]

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    | April 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
  • Pay Air Attention

    Pay Air Attention

    This picture was taken on Southwest flight 1380 as it was travelling from New York to Dallas with 144 passengers and five crew members on Tuesday when it was forced to land in Philadelphia after one of the Boeing 737’s engines exploded, blowing out a window. I’ve lost count of the number of times I […]

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    | April 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Featured Videos

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  • 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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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

Petition to ban laws used to discriminate by race

Petition to ban laws used to discriminate by race

Reform Immigration Laws to repeal those used in a racially discriminatory way. Why? The huge publicity of cases of alleged shameful violations of human rights of several Black members of the Caribbean “Windrush” generation who entered the UK prior to 1973 and were told by the Home Office that they would be deported unless they […]

 Opportunity knocks: mid-career workers get ready

 Opportunity knocks: mid-career workers get ready

Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, did not mince words during last week’s Canada Growth Summit.  He intimated that artificial intelligence, big data and high tech machines could lead to mass unemployment, stagnant wages and political instability.  “If you substitute platforms for textile mills, machine learning for steam engines, Twitter for the telegraph, […]

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Peppermint Fresh

Peppermint Fresh

Here’s an anecdote for headaches. Studies show that if you rub peppermint oil on your forehead you may be able to receive the pain and reduce the sensitivity associated with tension headaches. Mix peppermint oil with an equal amount of rubbing oil and apply a couple of drops to your forehead and temples. Wait 15 […]

Name That Voice 31

Name That Voice 31

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? […]

Sacred Foundation

Sacred Foundation

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, […]

Caribbean Political Insights

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to meet Trini’s in London

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to meet Trini’s in London

Dear National, High Commissioner Orville London wishes to inform that Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will meet with nationals on 23rd April 2018. Please see invitation above for more details. RSVP: hclondonpact@foreign.gov.tt by Thursday 19th April 2018 We look forward to seeing you on the evening.

The Commonwealth: What’s in it for small states?

The Commonwealth: What’s in it for small states?

Writing in the British Guardian Newspaper on April 10, my colleague, Professor Phillip Murphy, the Director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London, recalled that for those who campaigned for Britain to leave the European Union, “depicting the Commonwealth as a huge potential trading opportunity for the UK was a useful […]

Antigua and Barbuda challenges US Report

Antigua and Barbuda challenges US Report

Washington, DC, 11 April 2018…The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has challenged the findings of the United States 2018 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) which has publicly labelled all member-states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) as “major money laundering jurisdictions”.  Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador in Washington, Sir Ronald Sanders, today dispatched a diplomatic note […]

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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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TWA Hotel 60’s Style

TWA Hotel 60’s Style

| April 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

New York’s John F. Kennedy airport treated the media to view a model suite of the TWA Hotel. The 512-room hotel is poised to change the way traveling with hotel nights feels in 2019. Its developers MCR and MORSE Development ensured guests won’t have sleepless nights from the sound of planes taking off, with soundproof […]

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Buy cheese

Buy cheese

| April 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

We all know that processed cheese isn’t healthy. It’s a quick fix, junk food. They don’t actually call themselves “cheese” but “singles” and “cheese products”  Have you wondered why? That’s because the ratio of artificial ingredients has far exceeded any trace of real cheese that may remain. To comply with FDA regulations, processed cheese with […]

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Brexit’s many imponderables

Brexit’s many imponderables

| April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe  Many months have passed since this column last addressed the issue of Brexit and what it may mean for the Caribbean and its long-standing relationship with the United Kingdom. This  is  because  the  shape  of  Britain’s  future  relationship  with  the  EU27  and  other international trade partners including the Caribbean remains ill-defined, […]

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Tourism Minister warns of “false and dangerous” forces

Tourism Minister warns of “false and dangerous” forces

| April 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tourism Minister Charles Fernandez warns of “false, sinister and dangerous” forces  ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 18 April, 2018…    Antigua and Barbuda’s Tourism Minister, Charles Fernandez, has rejected claims by two convicted money launderers, Kenneth Rijock and Monte Morris Friesner on Internet blogsites, as “false, sinister and dangerous”.   Fernandez is the latest target of a […]

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Antigua PM Gaston Browne meets nationals tomorrow

Antigua PM Gaston Browne meets nationals tomorrow

| April 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Antigua and Barbuda PM Gaston Browne meets nationals tomorrow

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Antigua And Barbuda Government expose criminals

Antigua And Barbuda Government expose criminals

| April 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA GOVERNMENT EXPOSES TWO CRIMINAL MONEY LAUNDERERS  ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 16th April, 2018……The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has exposed two convicted criminals who are now selling themselves as Financial Crime Consultants through internet blog sites that they run in return for hefty payments. The two – Kenneth Rijock and Monte […]

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Steel Fixing and Carpentry Apprenticeship Opportunities

Steel Fixing and Carpentry Apprenticeship Opportunities

| April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tideway Central is recruiting for Steelfixer & Carpenter/Formwork Apprentices.  Candidates must complete the online application on this link: http://careers.laingorourke.com/explore-by-experience/apprentices.aspx  Early application is encouraged.  Please contact jobs@buildlondon.org for any queries.  Franceska Gashi Destination Tracking Co-ordinator sigmaukgroup.com

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Chef Ricardo’s Vegan strawberry smoothie recipe for summer

Chef Ricardo’s Vegan strawberry smoothie recipe for summer

| April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Chef Ricardo’s Vegan strawberry smoothie recipe for summer

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Commonwealth Gold for Levern!

Commonwealth Gold for Levern!

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

St Lucia is so proud of Levern Spencer. The island has waited for 56 years for a gold meal at the Commonwealth Games – Spencer was victorious in the women’s high jump at Gold Coast 2018. Saint Lucia first competed at the Games back in Perth in 1962 and they have sent athletes to every event […]

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I am Queen Mary

I am Queen Mary

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

A 23ft statue of a black woman I am Queen Mary – which questions Denmark’s colonial past – has been unveiled in Copenhagen. The sculpture was revealed at the end of the centennial year commemorating the 100th anniversary of Denmark’s sale of the Virgin Islands to the United States in March 1917 and challenges Denmark’s […]

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Name That Voice 30

Name That Voice 30

| April 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? […]

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Procrastinate? Not me!

Procrastinate? Not me!

| April 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Have you ever taken time to talk to yourself and answer this question? “Why do I procrastinate?” Probably you haven’t. I did recently, and I was surprised to learn the cause behind it. Firstly, I procrastinate was because whatever it was I didn’t really want to do and not in the sense that you’d agree […]

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All this baggage!

All this baggage!

| April 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

At the airport I always find things to read. Depending on my waiting time between flights I decide whether I’ll read a feature or a tidbit.  I am a victim of lost and damaged luggage over the years, so a piece about luggage caught my eye. I read that every day during 2017, British holiday […]

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Sarah-Mace shines

Sarah-Mace shines

| April 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

My guest on The Dolor Factor this week is Sarah-Mace Dennis, writer, director, artist and editor. She survived a near-fatal car accident and regained her health using some surprising methods. Her determination and passion shines in this week’s The Dolor Factor, Thursday 9am only on Colourful Radio.

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Guyana TV News: Missing Children Alert concern

Guyana TV News: Missing Children Alert concern

| April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Guyana TV News: Missing Children Alert concern. Brough to you by HGPTV

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Sports Star Marlon Samuels Issues Cease And Desist order

Sports Star Marlon Samuels Issues Cease And Desist order

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sports Star Marlon Samuels Issues Official Statement Regarding Social Media Controversy “It has been brought to my attention that there are allegations in social media circles, that a female television personality who goes by the moniker Yanique Curvy Diva has made several derogatory posts on social media about me. I am therefore informing the public […]

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Jamaica55 UK Prayer Breakfasts, London & Birmingham

Jamaica55 UK Prayer Breakfasts, London & Birmingham

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dear Fellow Jamaicans and Friends  of Jamaica, As  you are aware, Jamaica’s 55th anniversary of Independence was commemorated last year with the staging of a series of events and initiatives across the United Kingdom which were either organised or supported by the High Commission and the Jamaica55 Steering Committee co-chaired by Ms. Janelle Raeburn and […]

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The implications of a divisive Summit of the Americas

The implications of a divisive Summit of the Americas

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The View from Europe David Jessop In just over a week’s time the Summit of the Americas will take place in Lima, Peru. It will likely illustrate just how divided the hemisphere has become. Since the last such event was held in Panama City in 2015 much has changed. Then, improved hemispheric relations seemed possible. […]

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