Archive for August, 2012

Backing Australia and Finland: The Caribbean at One

Backing Australia and Finland: The Caribbean at One

| August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries will be supporting Australia and Finland for two of the ten non-permanent seats on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) when elections are held in the UN General Assembly in New York in October.  There is good reason to do so. As frustrating as the wrangling between its five […]

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Nollywood Movie – ‘Shattered Hearts’ coming to London!

Nollywood Movie – ‘Shattered Hearts’ coming to London!

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Shattered  Hearts gets British Board of Film Classification License : 12A Premiere Date 7th sept. 2012 @8pm ‘SHATTERED HEARTS’ one of the most anticipated Nollywood Movies of 2012. The Lovers of the Nollywood Movies will get a chance to witness another Fantastic Movie On Friday 7th September 2012 at the Odeon IMAX Cinema, Bugsby Way […]

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H.E. Garvin Nicholas closes the Trinidad and Tobago Culture Fest

H.E. Garvin Nicholas closes the Trinidad and Tobago Culture Fest

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

LONDON, 28th August 2012 – 19 months ago H.E. Garvin Nicholas, High Commissioner for Trinidad and Tobago, to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, promised to produce an ambitious Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Village to celebrate Trinidad and Tobago’s 50th Anniversary of Independence. The High Commissioner envisaged that a cultural exploration of […]

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Notting Hill Carnival 2012 Pictorial Display

Notting Hill Carnival 2012 Pictorial Display

| August 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

Notting Hill Carnival 2012 now in its 48th year was yet again another resounding success…well as far as the weather and level of crime were concerned. The event was blessed with brilliant sunshine with a smattering of light showers but generally cool somewhat tropical weather. The crime situation also was somewhat calm as there were […]

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Do we need a Pussy Riot or can we be our own Griots?

Do we need a Pussy Riot or can we be our own Griots?

| August 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Drawing Parallels between Russia’s jailing of three members of punk band Pussy Riot and the UK Catholic Church citing the sanctity of marriage in order to refute same sex partnerships isn’t difficult. As usual the underlying message from church and state is that they believe they are the arbiters of humanist values and that this […]

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Caribbean Leaders’ inefficient use of diplomacy

Caribbean Leaders’ inefficient use of diplomacy

| August 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

In deciding what diplomacy article to write for my first article in this prestigious online Caribbean Newspaper, my mind flashed against the above topic with the reason being that it sets the grounding for the Diaspora to judge. Since the West Indies Federation brief existence 1958 to 1962 there has been poor use of diplomacy […]

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Wispering Death, Holding upset with Indian Cricket Board

Wispering Death, Holding upset with Indian Cricket Board

| August 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

It seems not everybody likes the Indian cricket board’s way of functioning. There is no doubt that Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) enjoys some great power mainly due to its ability to generate funds for the game. Cricket is still not a global sport and survives mostly in the sub-continent where it […]

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The Wife – Part 1

The Wife – Part 1

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

JR Miller: It is a high honour for a woman to be chosen from among all womankind to be the wife of a good and true man. She is lifted up to be a crowned queen. Her husband’s manly love laid at her feet exalts her to the throne of his life. Great power is […]

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Puerto Rican Police Hospitality: She made my day

Puerto Rican Police Hospitality: She made my day

| August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

So, what inspired to write about the policia de puerto rico? Well I recently had a cruise day out on the island of Puerto Rico where I encountered a special police officer who left an indelible mark on my mind. I’d like to share my story with you in her honour and also provide you […]

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High Commissioners in London score gold with CARICOM Diaspora Meeting

High Commissioners in London score gold with CARICOM Diaspora Meeting

| August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

London, August 23, 2012. The Trinidad and Tobago High Commission, London, facilitated CARICOM High Commissioners by hosting a CARICOM Diaspora Meeting on Tuesday August 21st 2012 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at its TT Village site. Over 120 members of the CARICOM Diaspora attended the meeting which was held in the Cinema of the […]

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