Archive for April, 2013

Guest worker status in the Virgin Islands

Guest worker status in the Virgin Islands

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

This final story on migration into the Virgin Islands states that the creation of a two tier residency: one of residents with citizenship and permanent status, and another of residents permanently without status is on the horizon. It also asserts that long term migrants with status must be motivated to integrate into a clearly defined […]

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Stella Damasus is a year older today

Stella Damasus is a year older today

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Stella Damasus is a year is older today. This stunning actress who was born in Asaba, Delta State made her first appearance on screen in 1992. In 2009, she was nominated the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). Her remarkable roles in movies remain outstanding. iROKOtv wishes her a happy […]

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Outside looking in: A Public Social Hour

Outside looking in: A Public Social Hour

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

How some days drag when we fail to talk the devil out from within. Sometimes public outgoings to relax or celebrate can become a gathering you’re given no choice to wrestle with in decision making, like family birthdays or suggested ‘catch-up talks’ at restaurants. Chances are you’re going, as the notification naturally, almost always, acts as an automatic inviting confirmation. When […]

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APD rises again despite evidence of damage

APD rises again despite evidence of damage

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Despite clear evidence that visitor arrivals into the Caribbean from Britain continue to decline – down by 9.6 per cent in 2011 – the UK Treasury has chosen once again to ignore the representations made by Caribbean Governments about the economic damage caused by Air Passenger Duty (APD). This year, in his March 20 budget […]

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Divas On Demand

Divas On Demand

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Divas On Demand, a social networking society created to stop social ideations and misconceptions of the average young black girl. It was designed for students, social entrepreneurs, directors, fashionistas, media experts and novices, leaders, accountants, marketing professionals, publishers and many other disciplines that are looking for ways to promote, and learn in a positive and professional […]

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St Lucia Jazz – Luther Francois set to entertain

St Lucia Jazz – Luther Francois set to entertain

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Luther Francois makes the French Connection SAINT LUCIA – More excitement is being generated as the clock ticks toward the start of the Caribbean’s premiere music and artistic showpiece – the Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival. The Saint Lucia Tourist Board, main organizer of the 13-day festival, which runs from April 30 to May […]

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Will Trinidad and Tobago lead the Caribbean?

Will Trinidad and Tobago lead the Caribbean?

| April 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

There is an unfortunate pride that is linked to owning national airlines in the Caribbean.  It is a pride that goes before a fall. Successive Jamaican governments held on to Air Jamaica although the airline bled money and depended heavily on massive financial support from tax payers. The taxpayers’ money could have been used to […]

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Exclusive on iROKOtv: Yvonne Nelson Week

Exclusive on iROKOtv: Yvonne Nelson Week

| April 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Former Miss Ghana contestant, Yvonne Nelson is an actress, model, film producer and an entrepreneur. She hails from Cape Coast in the Central Region of Ghana. The multiple award beauty queen became a household name after her role in the movie Princess Tyra andPlayboy. Here are some of her finest movies on iROKOtv Princess Tyra An arrogant princess who […]

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Grenada, Windward Islands football kings…again!

Grenada, Windward Islands football kings…again!

| April 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

APRIL 2013; KINGSTOWN, SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES – Once again Grenada through superior physical fitness and a failure by Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to convert the numerous chances, were crowned the 2013 Windward Islands Football Champions last week at the Victoria Park in Kingstown, Saint Lucia. With Saint Vincent and the Grenadines needing […]

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WHY ME: Coping with Multiple Sclerosis

WHY ME: Coping with Multiple Sclerosis

| April 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hi I’m Karlene Rickard, very unexpectedly, I woke up one morning to find myself completely paralysed from my neck to my feet. It took two years for the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) diagnosis. It was an MRI scan that revealed my neural damage. Over the years I’ve tried pharmaceutical medication and this hasn’t worked for me. […]

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