Archive for March, 2013

Celebrity: The great face saving exercise

Celebrity: The great face saving exercise

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

On the face of it there’s no obvious link between footballer Paul Elliot, the late radio and television presenter Jimmy Saville and disgraced politician Chris Huhne but utter the phrase public reputation and an interesting picture emerges. Let’s begin with former Chelsea footballer Paul Elliot CBE. Since injury forced him to give up the game […]

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St Vincent P.M. XI victorious in opening fete match

St Vincent P.M. XI victorious in opening fete match

| March 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

MARCH 2013; SOUTH RIVERS, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Introducing the concept of non-playing captain arguably for the first time in the Caribbean, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves Eleven defeated a Lotto Combined XI by 184 runs. This heavy defeat was handed to the blue-clad Lotto Eleven led by […]

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Former Destiny’s Child singer wears Guyanese designs

Former Destiny’s Child singer wears Guyanese designs

| March 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Celebrity singer Michelle Williams wore one of Guyanese designer Sonia Noel’s original pieces on Univision in Miami.She actuallymentioned Sonia Noel’s name as the designer during the interview.The former Destiny’s Child star is presently touring with the hit Musical FELA co produced by Will Smith and Jay Z.  

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The Caribbean and You: Seminar Panelist – Dr Chris A. Johnson

The Caribbean and You: Seminar Panelist – Dr Chris A. Johnson

| March 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

CaribDirect.com is pleased to announce its second public seminar as part of its CaribDirect Seminar Series on the topic The Caribbean and You – Doing business with and in the Caribbean?  One of the five eminent members of the panel is Dr Christopher A. Johnson an award-winning journalist, editor and publisher over the past 28 years. Dr […]

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Generational Warfare in Dancehall Music

Generational Warfare in Dancehall Music

| March 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

There has been a lot of talk about older artistes or dinosaurs in dancehall recently.  Younger artistes complain that the older artistes need to give them a chance to survive in the business, as they (the older artistes) already had their chance.  However some of these older artistes such as Lady Saw, Bounty killer and […]

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Pan man honoured by UK TT High Commissioner

Pan man honoured by UK TT High Commissioner

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

His Excellency Garvin Nicholas, High Commissioner London, pays tribute to one of Trinidad and Tobago’s finest Pan Men. LONDON, 27 March 2013 -High Commissioner Garvin Nicholas hosted an event to celebrate the legacy of one of Trinidad and Tobago’s finest panmen, Mr Sterling Betancourt at the High Commission, London on 25 March 2013. Mr. Sterling […]

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Virgin Islanders versus non Virgin Islanders

Virgin Islanders versus non Virgin Islanders

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The first of two stories asks some very tough questions on an issue that is clearly dividing the Virgin Islands. It is also a story on why lamenting about a changing Virgin Islands demographic is a rendition to nostalgia Any intelligent observer of Virgin Islands media will certainly notice a new pontificating by well known […]

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Trinidad Carnival: The Greatest Show on Earth – II

Trinidad Carnival: The Greatest Show on Earth – II

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Trinidad and Tobago celebrates the most magnificent event every year. This event is called Carnival. It is true that other countries in the Caribbean have a carnival such as St. Kitts, South America; like Brazil, and even the U.S in New York. However, the greatest of all is in Trinidad and Tobago. Today, we focus […]

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Ashford walks after successful operation

Ashford walks after successful operation

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

TUESDAY MARCH 26, 2013; KINGSTOWN, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – A few weeks ago a plea went out on behalf of Ashford Richards who were suffering from a spinal injury, which resulted from lifting heavy boxes during the Christmas season. For weeks, his mother was at her wits end trying to raise the needed […]

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How spiritually grown are you (III)

How spiritually grown are you (III)

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

James 2:1 My dear brothers and sisters,[a] how can you claim to have faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ if you favour some people over others? Martha was a devoted and practicing Christian who raised her children accordingly.  When Mike, her son, turned 18 he dropped a bomb shell announcing that he was gay. […]

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