Archive for September, 2013

Will It or Will It Not : The Importance of Making A Will

Will It or Will It Not : The Importance of Making A Will

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Legal News. Who should get what or how much of the estate of a deceased family member (referred to as “dead lef” by Jamaicans) accounts for much of the family feuding that occurs when someone dies without leaving a Will (known as dying intestate). Avoid family feuding Most Caribbean people will undoubtedly know someone whose […]

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Caribbean women entrepreneurs take a stand

Caribbean women entrepreneurs take a stand

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

30 September 2013, Basseterre. Caribbean News. Twenty-eight (28) innovative and growth-oriented Caribbean women entrepreneurs and business owners attended the first Grow Your Business Workshop in Barbados from 16-18 September 2013. The workshop was developed by the Women Innovators Network in the Caribbean (WINC), organized by infoDev, a global innovation and entrepreneurship program in the World […]

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Miss Tobago wins Miss T&T UK 2013

Miss Tobago wins Miss T&T UK 2013

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Trinidad and Tobago news. After a full year’s preparation, Carivog International did it again! A new queen was painstakingly selected last night at the Carnival Village. Before a packed audience of very expectant and eager guests the Miss Trinidad and Tobago 2013 beauty pageant once again put on a good and worthwhile show. Of the […]

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CENUK hails new JAMPRO head as excellent choice

CENUK hails new JAMPRO head as excellent choice

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Diane Edwards the new Jampro  President  and pass Chair and Director of the Caribbean Enterprise Network UK (CENUK) was hailed as an excellent find for Jamaica, sighted Operations Director Denis St.Bernard, ‘ Diane brings a global insight with a pragmatic approach to the challenges facing Jamaica, as it relates to trade, investment and development. Diane […]

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Perceptions, moods, and a beach called Brandywine

Perceptions, moods, and a beach called Brandywine

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Politicians in the Virgin Islands frequently misread the public mood. This story is part of a series on the political pulse of the country at Mid Term. An editorial in the print media of September 19, 2013 was headed, ‘’ BRANDYWINE MEETING: A ROCKY START.’’ The story highlighted a fact of Virgin Islands politics: that […]

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Konshens: The Brand (Konz876)

Konshens: The Brand (Konz876)

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Jamaica news. Konshens is working to build his brand equity with a new shoe line, which he is calling Konz876.  Other Dancehall artistes have dabbled into entrepreneurial ventures but very few have succeeded. The only two that come to mind in terms of success stories are General Degree’s Reggeh clothing line and Stacious’ Scrumptious […]

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Obama: The cold logic of mass graves

Obama: The cold logic of mass graves

| September 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

US President Barack Obama’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 24 should rank as a rare breath of fresh air in a body that for decades has been accustomed mostly to rant and rhetoric. Obama spoke truth to power in a refreshingly frank and painstaking manner.  Given the turmoil that exists […]

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Bolt the trainer comes to the fore

Bolt the trainer comes to the fore

| September 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jamaica News. It is now no secret that Usain Bolt has a liking for several other sports apart from athletics. The Jamaican had spoken about his love for cricket and also football. But now the world and Olympic champion is coming out to lend a helping hand to sportsmen in other fields also. Bolt joined […]

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Action Against Exorbitant Plane Fares To JA today

Action Against Exorbitant Plane Fares To JA today

| September 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jamaica News. Facilitators for a Better Jamaica (FFBJ) UK, in association with other key community groups and leaders presents; Community in action against exorbitant plane fares to Jamaica. Facilitators for a Better Jamaica is a Think Tank and lobbying group formed in 2003 that specialises in being an effective voice with a mandate to speak up […]

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‘The Governor’s Story’ launches, Monday 30th Sept

‘The Governor’s Story’ launches, Monday 30th Sept

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Peepal Tree Press and St Mary’s University College, in collaboration with the High Commission for Grenada proudly present An exclusive book launch of The Governor’s Story, THE AUTHORISED BIOGRAPHY OF DAME HILDA BYNOE by Merle Collins  An historic celebration of the Commonwealth’s first woman Governor  Monday September 30th 6:30 – 8:30 in the Waldegrave Drawing Room St Mary’s […]

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