Archive for August, 2013

Carnival 2013 Pictorial Display

Carnival 2013 Pictorial Display

| August 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Carnival news, Notting Hill Carnival did not disappoint this year as the numbers surpassed 1 million with only just over 200 arrests and a few sun stroke victims. Revellers from all over the country came out in force to the delight of other die hard carnival supporters. Representatives from many diverse groups including Brazilians, […]

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Lady Saw Banishes Lion: Is this Bad Mind…?

Lady Saw Banishes Lion: Is this Bad Mind…?

| August 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Jamaica News, the Queen Lady Saw Banishes Lion:  Genuine Concerns or Bad Mind? Dancehall queen, Lady Saw has been the centre of controversy for some time now. Quite a few people have come under her line of fire recently on Twitter and even in mainstream media. Her latest target is former gangster rapper, now […]

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Trini Carnival 2014 in view, “We inna gear”

Trini Carnival 2014 in view, “We inna gear”

| August 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Trinidad news, March 3rd and 4th, 2014, are dates very much anticipated in the twin island republic. I am in awe as to how outsiders see our island and our carnival. I know they experience carnival in Canada, Miami and England, however, I wonder if they have ever experienced one such as in Trinidad. […]

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Tourism Minister heads south to attract more cruise business for Grenada

Tourism Minister heads south to attract more cruise business for Grenada

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, 2013 – GIS: With a successful Carnival celebrations gone and the Cruise Season fast approaching, the Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation and Culture, the Hon. Alexandra Otway-Noel says that her Ministry has gotten back to the business of positioning Grenada as the ideal tourist destination in the regional and international tourism market. […]

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Pratt wins second regional Tennis Singles title

Pratt wins second regional Tennis Singles title

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Caribbean Sports News, Bahamian Simone Pratt, Girls 18 number one faced a tough examination from Breana Stampli the number three seed on court one, but remained completely focused when the Girls 18 Finals of the 2013 National Lotteries Authority-sponsored Seventh SVG ITF Junior Tennis Tournament was played. Pratt who won the 2013 Coca-Cola ITF […]

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China-Taiwan issue trumps Caribbean co-operation

China-Taiwan issue trumps Caribbean co-operation

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

China may still be classified as a “developing” country because of its per capita income, but that is as far as the description is pertinent. In almost every other way China is in the league of developed nations. The World Bank gives China’s per capita income in 2012 as US,091.  By comparison, with the exception […]

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Regional Fashion Designers Should Not Miss Out

Regional Fashion Designers Should Not Miss Out

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bridgetown, Barbados, August 26, 2013.  The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) encourages the region’s fashion designers to apply to participate in this years Dominicana Moda in the Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on October 21-26, 2013. Caribbean Export under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) will be collaborating in the organization of Dominicana Moda 2013 […]

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Chris Gayle reminds world of Test cricket performance

Chris Gayle reminds world of Test cricket performance

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

In West Indies cricket news, Chris Gayle is the epitome of the present generation of journeymen cricketers — some call them freelancers — who go around the world representing a plethora of franchises in the shortest format. The last few weeks have been a unique experience even for Gayle when he led a franchise based […]

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Bible Genealogy and You PART l-lll

Bible Genealogy and You PART l-lll

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Although most people own a Bible, they have not read all of the sixty–six books that it contains, and are only familiar with its stories and perhaps the books of Revelation and Psalms. Yet the Bible has endured a struggle over the centuries to have it translated into the common language of the people. Some […]

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Party Loans available to Jamaicans

Party Loans available to Jamaicans

| August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Jamaica news. So it is now summer and in Jamaica, summer equals parties/festivals; with the most popular parties and festivals taking place from late July to early August; namely Reggae Sumfest and the Independence weekend party series in Negril which has now extended to Kingston. The Negril party series usually attracts young party goers […]

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