Archive for March, 2012

Where are businesses in Caribbean business?

Where are businesses in Caribbean business?

| March 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The countries of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM), with the exception of Guyana and Suriname, are each experiencing severe decline in their economies. The small Leeward and Windward Islands are worst affected, and so too is Barbados. Governments are struggling to find ways in which to spur economic activity that could produce growth. […]

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Gas Tanker Explodes in Jamaica

Gas Tanker Explodes in Jamaica

| March 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

TVJ in Jamaica Reports Cop, gunman shot 7:43 PM Edwin Allen’s Gayle shatters class 3 discus record 7:32 PM Jamaica bowled out for 196 7:21 PM Jamaica bowled out for 196 7:21 PM Porter breaks high jump record 5:14 PM WINDIES level T20 series 4:33 PM EOJ apologises to six candidates 4:24 PM Jamaica 155-6 […]

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Album Review: I-Octane – Crying to the Nation

Album Review: I-Octane – Crying to the Nation

| March 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Crying to the Nation is the eagerly anticipated debut album from deejay I-Octane, who is undoubtedly one of the most in demand artists on the Dancehall/Reggae circuit at the moment. Voted the Jamaica Star’s runner-up Singjay (artists who can sing and ‘toast’) of the year behind Mavado, I-Octane born Byiome Muir has enjoyed success with […]

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A Virgin Islands ‘GANGSTA, Wannabe

A Virgin Islands ‘GANGSTA, Wannabe

| March 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Second article in a three article series, and word of caution for the British Virgin Islands, about a state of denial that fails to see the threat from overspill of a violent and deadly antisocial subculture prevalent in the neighbouring United States Virgin Islands. A news story on BVI News, and  sourced to Caribbean Media […]

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Drake Says ‘Free Di Worl’ Boss’

Drake Says ‘Free Di Worl’ Boss’

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

So YMCB ‘Rapper’ Drake has stated in an interview with Kiss FM in the UK: “I’m a big Dancehall fan,” and “Mavado is family to me.” Both very interesting statements. Even more perplexing was him nerdily stating: “I love everything, Free up World Boss” (while making some awkward hand gestures). I’m not a fan of […]

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Past your sell by date?

Past your sell by date?

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Now you need to stay with me for this next piece.  Are you ready?  Good! Do you sometimes feel that life is passing you by?   Ladies and gents you may be wondering when is it going to be my time.  You may not yet be in that wholesome relationship that you dreamed of as […]

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Interview with Giftus R. John author of Ma Williams and her circle of friends

Interview with Giftus R. John author of Ma Williams and her circle of friends

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

CaribDirect’s Eunice Nisbett of St Kitts and Nevis interviews writer and author of Ma Williams and her circle of friends. Author Giftus John Ma William and Her Circle of Friends is the story of a Caribbean village and its people as portrayed by a shopkeeper, Ma William, and her “trusted” friends. Through the eyes and […]

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Why Men Cheat – The Final Word

Why Men Cheat – The Final Word

| March 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

We’ve heard it all before “All men are dogs”. But in today’s modern approach to understanding ‘why’ human behaviour ‘is’, I’d like to shed some light on this male pastime. Are men being castrated for what they were historically and culturally ‘allowed’ to do in times gone by? I mean didn’t many of the prophets […]

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Who Tek Di Riddim!?

Who Tek Di Riddim!?

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Welcome to a new blog here on CaribDirect: Tek Di Riddim in which we’ll endeavor to bring you reviews, and opinions on the latest Reggae and Dancehall releases! I’ll be hunting down the newest releases from Jamaica and across the globe and giving my opinion on who I think Tek Di Riddim (has the best […]

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Where is Guyana – The 5 W’s of the “Land of Many Waters”

Where is Guyana – The 5 W’s of the “Land of Many Waters”

| March 29, 2012 | 2 Comments

Where is Guyana? Guyana is located at the northern most point of South America, swimming distance from Trinidad and Tobago and a hop skip and a jump away from Barbados. Guyana is nestled between Suriname to the east and Venezuela to the west. What is Guyana all about? Ha well that would depend on how […]

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