Archive for November, 2012

RASTA: A Soul’s Journey Comes to London

RASTA: A Soul’s Journey Comes to London

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

RASTA A SOUL’S JOURNEY Screening Times & Dates 6.30pm – 9pm Friday 30th November 2012 @ WEST GREEN LEARNING CENTRE Park View Academy London N15 3QR TRANSPORT Buses: 41, 67, 230, 341 & W4 Pass Nearby Stop Nearest Black Boy Lane On West Green Road Tube/RAIL Station: Turnpike Lane, Seven Sisters Q&A BY BOB MARLEY’S […]

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Saint Lucia and the transformative power of sport

Saint Lucia and the transformative power of sport

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Wednesday November 21st, Castries, Saint Lucia. In recognition of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, an initiative to celebrate the diversity of Saint Lucia’s special needs community and the ability to thrive in spite of challenges was last week spearheaded by Saint Lucia’s Ministry of Education Human Resource Management & Labour’s Special Education Unit and […]

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ONLINE WEBINAR: How to Become a #1 Best Selling Author on Amazon – Overnight!

ONLINE WEBINAR: How to Become a #1 Best Selling Author on Amazon – Overnight!

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Within the first six months of 2012, I wrote my second book, self published it on Kindle and Amazon and went on to make it a #1 best seller. It wasn’t by accident or good luck, I developed a formula which worked far quicker than I could have ever imagined. Not only did my book […]

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Visions of America

Visions of America

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

“From my opening line I might try to indicate my state of mind” goes the lyric from Terry Callier’s break through track ‘Ordinary Joe.’ Those who know Callier will be aware that the sad news of his death was announced in the week that saw Barack Obama re-elected as American President. Now I can’t help […]

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Tribute to a Guyanese music icon; Pamela Maynard

Tribute to a Guyanese music icon; Pamela Maynard

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

CaribDirect.com is saddened to announce the untimely passing of Guyanese singer, Pamela Maynard yesterday Sunday 25th November 2012. The versatile award winning singer known for renditions in Gospel, Reggae, Soul, Rhythm and Blues, Calypso and Soca performed with the likes of Ray Charles, Jimmy Cliff and many other notables died following a long battle with […]

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Encouraging signs in fight against AIDS

Encouraging signs in fight against AIDS

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

The 2011 witnessed a worldwide decrease in both number of new HIV infections and number of AIDS-related deaths, a United Nations report released this week said. An estimated 2.5 million people were newly-infected with HIV in 2011, some 100,000 fewer than in 2010 and 700,000 fewer than in 2001, according to the World AIDS Day […]

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Puppets dancing Caribbean style in South Africa

Puppets dancing Caribbean style in South Africa

| November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

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Are you a Christian?

Are you a Christian?

| November 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

How many times have you ticked one of those boxes that says “What religion are you” , most people tick this box because they were baptised as a child and that is what society says they are.  I used to think the same way until I became a born again believer.  After that, whenever I […]

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Jingoism in the Virgin Islands: A symptom of an enduring global recession?

Jingoism in the Virgin Islands: A symptom of an enduring global recession?

| November 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

DOWN ISLANDERS, PHILIPPINAS, AND IGNORANT RHETORIC Any observer of Virgin Islands national media, or a certain section thereof, will easily recognize a growing rendition to fear, xenophobia, and even jingoism, in this small country. Jingoism in the context of this story is alluding to the, INSIDER VERSUS OUTSIDER, or DOWN ISLAND VERSUS BORN HERE song […]

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Letter to the Editor – Towards a Diaspora Policy for Saint Lucia

Letter to the Editor – Towards a Diaspora Policy for Saint Lucia

| November 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Over the past decade, we have been witnessing a growing number of countries becoming interested in revisiting, refreshing and rebuilding relations with their overseas populations. A contemporary subject of public policy, referred to as Diaspora strategy or policy, has emerged. Not surprisingly, there now exists, emergent interest in formulating Diaspora strategies to enhance and build […]

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