Archive for February, 2013

SVG: Hundreds to benefit from Internet programme

SVG: Hundreds to benefit from Internet programme

| February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

FEBRUARY 2013; KINGSTOWN, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Three hundred and forty households are expected to benefit from the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC), Smart Project, here in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. According to Universal Service Fund Administrator (USF), Kyron Duncan, “These 340 homes will be outfitted with 1mbps internet at a subsidized […]

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When KING CUSTOMER is treated like OLIVER TWIST

When KING CUSTOMER is treated like OLIVER TWIST

| February 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Poor customer service is bad for Virgin Islands commerce Now this eternal thinker was privileged to sit in on a high powered meeting the other day. He was one of only two males in a room filled with typically very beautiful and lovely Virgin Islanders: women at the highest professional level. LA CRÈME DE CRÈME! […]

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Legendary musician Dennis Bovell bears all to CaribDirect’s David F. Roberts

Legendary musician Dennis Bovell bears all to CaribDirect’s David F. Roberts

| February 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Music has been his life and first love. Musician Denis Bovell shares his early experience as a youngster learning music and the many challenges and triumphs along the way.

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Screen Nation Awards 2013 Pictorial Release

Screen Nation Awards 2013 Pictorial Release

| February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The long awaited 8th annual Screen Nation Awards took place last Sunday 17th February 2013. Staged at the plush Park Plaza Hotel in London the event which should have been staged back in November 2012, beset by several challenges that caused the untimely cancellation, took place with less than the expected pizazz. The expectation of […]

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Shock as DLP win in Barbados general election proves polls wrong

Shock as DLP win in Barbados general election proves polls wrong

| February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The people of Barbados kept their tradition and provided the current party with a second consecutive term in power following a tight rope general elections yesterday. In a sharp contrast to predictions by opinion polls, the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) won 16 of the 30 seats in the elections with the remainder going to the […]

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Horsemeat Scandal: Collateral Damage

Horsemeat Scandal: Collateral Damage

| February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The recent discovery of horsemeat parading as beef in mince, ready meals and other foods is too widespread and the amounts found too high, in some cases 100%, to be due to accident or negligence. The scandal involving big names including Nestlé, Tesco and Asda, will have far reaching implications, not just for consumers but […]

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West Indian Migration – Final Episode

West Indian Migration – Final Episode

| February 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

Limited housing choices, was perhaps one of the reasons why some men began living with European women. Another reason was the lure of “forbidden fruit”. Back home, they would not have had the opportunity to become romantically involved with such women. In those days, the few European women in the Caribbean would have been at […]

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Waves: Re-think Launches in London

Waves: Re-think Launches in London

| February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

LONDON, 20th February 2013 – Waves: Re-think, the Trinidad and Tobago installation of the International Fashion Showcase was launched at the Trinidad and Tobago High Commission in London on Monday 18th February during London Fashion Week. Lisa See Tai, Mark Eastman and Darcel de Vlugt presented a capsule collection to a mixed crowd of fashion […]

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British Reggae Industry Awards (B.R.I.A) tonight!

British Reggae Industry Awards (B.R.I.A) tonight!

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

We would like announce the long awaited return of British Reggae Industry Awards (B.R.I.A) The British Reggae Industry Award (B.R.I.A.) was first established in 1981 to acknowledge British reggae artists for their dedication and contribution to reggae music. The mission has not changed, but has been revitalized because of the continuous interest for reggae music. […]

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Nollywood Legend Justus Esiri dies aged 71

Nollywood Legend Justus Esiri dies aged 71

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

The veteran screen actor attended the CANUK Olympic dinner last year in London. May his soul rest in perfect peace.  

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