Archive for January, 2013

The Times

The Times

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

I wrote this prose sometime between 2001 and 2005, I remember I was inspired by a chain email I received regarding a similar topic. I think sometimes we need to reflect on the life we want to have and think about the reality of achieving it. I have learnt that sometimes we just have to […]

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Gun Control! Urgently needed in the Caribbean

Gun Control! Urgently needed in the Caribbean

| January 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

In the Caribbean in the 70s and 80s an argument in the schoolyard was a big story.  Sometimes those arguments turned to fights leading to the culprits either being excluded or expelled from school.  This leads me to look back fondly on those times and to compare them with today’s violence in schools and neighbourhoods […]

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Africa meets the Caribbean Trade Mission: T & T-Day 6

Africa meets the Caribbean Trade Mission: T & T-Day 6

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s the final day of the Africa meets the Caribbean trade mission with a full day ahead beginning with the Transport Commissioner at the Ministry of Transport, followed by the Trinidad & Tobago Manufacturers’ Association, then United Kingdom Trade and Investment (UKTI) and lastly InvesTT. Ministry of Transport: Mr Rueben Cato, Transport Commissioner met with […]

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Tales of the Virgin Islands: Helen of Troy, Robert Mugabe…a political satire

Tales of the Virgin Islands: Helen of Troy, Robert Mugabe…a political satire

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Now your Wannabe Admiral Horatio Nelson is dumbstruck. The anger of a cross section of the Virgin Islands public appears to have reached boiling point: it has gone NUCLEAR. And it is a very palpable epiphany indeed. Many a Virgin Islander today ambles about seething, filled with wrath; the smoke of Hades visibly coming out, […]

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The View from Europe: Crime damaging Caribbean development

The View from Europe: Crime damaging Caribbean development

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Over the last year, a number of studies have looked at the adverse effect that crime is having on Caribbean development. They show that increasing levels of criminality have eroded confidence among investors, and have reduced international competitiveness by introducing much higher costs in the form of additional security or transactional costs. Not only does […]

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West Indies Eves confident of success

West Indies Eves confident of success

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last year they reached the final of the T20 World Cup but Australia and a 28-odd runs came between the trophy and the West Indies women’s team. So this time they are back with a bigger dream and a better team. The 15-member team, captained by Merissa Aguilleira, arrived in Mumbai, India on Thursday to […]

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Africa meets the Caribbean Trade Mission: T & T-Day 5

Africa meets the Caribbean Trade Mission: T & T-Day 5

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Trinidad & Tobago and final leg of the Africa meets the Caribbean Trade Mission began promptly at 9am on Friday 25th January 2013, following the delegation having arrived and settled in to their respective hotels well past 1am that morning.   Ministry of Trade, Industry & Investments: Ministry officials on hand to meet the […]

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UGG celebrates Grenada’s 39th Independence Anniversary

UGG celebrates Grenada’s 39th Independence Anniversary

| January 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The United Groups of Grenada will be holding yet again another spectacular Gala Dinner in celebration of Grenada’s 39th Anniversary of Independence on Saturday 2nd February 2013. See flyer and menu details below… Grenada Support Group The group was founded within the confines of the Grenada High Commission in 1983. Over the years it has […]

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Are you still going to church?

Are you still going to church?

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

1 Corin 3:7-18 1 Peter 2:1-3, 1 Corin 13:11, 1 Corin 3:1-3 Hebrews 5:11-14 Galat 4:1 The sermon at church was about spiritual maturity, we considered whether we were still babies in the church, or if we were growing.  I was very interested in what the Pastor was saying because earlier in the day I’d […]

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Africa meets the Caribbean Trade Mission: Jamaica-Day 4

Africa meets the Caribbean Trade Mission: Jamaica-Day 4

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Mayor of Kingston: On Thursday 24th January the Africa meets the Caribbean trade mission paid a courtesy call on Her Worship the Mayor of Kingston Councillor Angela Brown-Burke and the Town Clerk Town Clerk Mr Errol Greene JP. and at her office. The trade mission team that greeted the Mayor comprised Mr Bola […]

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